Sunday, 4 March 2012

Where did the sun go!

Good Afternoon!

Well where did the sun go?!  Its been cold and rainy here today.  Luckily I haven't had to go out in it!  I haven't really been in a crafty mood this weekend, I hate it when that happens.  I did start sorting out my craft room though and managed to create some more space, lots of bits went into the garage which I am going to have to sort out at some point!  Once I had done that I made myself sit down and to try and create something. 

Whilst I was in Yorkshire last month we visited Lisa's local craft shop and they had some calendars on show which had been made in one of their workshops.  So I decided to have a go at making one of those (even though we are already in March!) 

Here is my project:




I used the Spring Bouquet collection again from Cupcake Craftroom which you can get here.  Please pop along to the challenge blog here to check out our latest challenge which is "Spring Bouquet".  

The letters were cut by the lovely Lisa on her Cricut when we were having a play one evening!  On reflection I should have left them white as the colour blends in with the background too much.  Although in real life the letters do stand out a bit more than in the photo!  The flowers are both Cheery Lynn dies which are miniature rose and the bigger one is my new favourite Cuties 4.  It is so dimensional, I also used the Cheery Lynn olive branches for the leaves. 

It does look quite pretty in real life!

That's it from me for now.  Don't forget to enter my blog candy here. 

Take care and enjoy the rest of your Sunday.
Love

I would like to enter into the following challenges:
Ingredients
Paper/Card - Spring Bouquet from Cupcake Craftroom - Solid Green; Polka Chick; Buds Blue; Bazill CS; 
Dies/Punches - Cheery Lynn - Cuties 4; Olive Branches; Miniature Rose;
Other - Scalloped Plaque; 2012 Calendar; Eco Friendly Paint - White; Felt; Pearls

29 comments:

  1. Hello Pami. Oh wow, this is so pretty and they would make lovely gifts to give someone at Christmas this year.
    Gorgeous colours, lovely paper and the flowers are stunning. Love the letters too.
    Happy crafting.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  2. Hiya, Oh the Sun has left here to o and it was snowing earlier!!! Mental. Love this calendar its so pretty, I really like the papers you have used they are so sweet, Hope you find your mojo in the tidy up,
    Love Hazelxox

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  3. Great calendar, love the colours and the lace and have just added the 2 flower dies to my shoppping list, they are great. Lovely papers too.

    Kath x

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  4. It looks pretty in this picture too Hunny! I love that you have made yours and guess what? I haven't!!
    Fabulous papers Pam, the colours are fab I will have to check those out!
    Enjoy your sunday evening
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  5. A beautiful project. Thank you for joining us at Scrapbook Sisters Card challenge. Jeannie x

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  6. This is such a pretty calendar Pami - I love it. Hugs, Claire x

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  7. Oh, this is a very pretty calendar, Pam.
    Love the papers and flowers.
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    x

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  8. Oh Pami this is gorgeous - what a lovely homemade gift idea - and the colours and papers are so lovely Xx

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  9. miserable day isnt it Pami, I love this amazing calender page, the colours are perfect to brighten a dull day
    Mina xxx
    p.s. Im off to enter your candy now

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  10. oh its gorgeous Pam.. i love the pretty colours and papers .
    If you want the letters to stand out more - what about some faux stitching around the edge of the letters?
    But it looks fine to me
    Lisa x

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  11. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  12. This is lovely Pammi, so pretty. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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  13. Love your creation, Pami! It's bright and cheerful and so perfect for our "Spots and Dots" challenge at Sassy Cheryl's this week. I do hope you will check out our theme on Tuesday and join us again.

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  14. Gorgeous creation hun, just love it! Just love those white felt flowers

    Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge, Delightful Challenges & Divas this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  15. I'd like to know where the sun went too! Snow today and Thursday it's suppose to be almost 80°!
    This is a gorgeous card. LOVE the polka dot and floral paper! Super fun and spring-y! Love it.
    Thanks for playing in the Spots & Dots challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's. So glad you could join us!

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  16. HI Pam

    Well it's Monday now and the sun is shining up here in Yorkshire although we did have it miserable yesterday like you...

    Your calendar is fab.... I love all those pretty colours... bit Cath Kidson like aren't they? And oh no! You've shown me another die.... but 'i must resist.... i must resist.... i must resist...'!!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  17. What a beautiful calendar!!!! So bright and cheery!!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a lovely comment!
    Hugs,
    Chris

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  18. Beautiful calendar Pam and I love the papers.

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  19. Beautiful Pami and such gorgeous papers! Chanelle xxx

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  20. Wow this is gorgeous Pami - I love the whole design and the papers and flowers are really pretty!
    Hope you have a good week!
    Big Hugs!
    Sue xx

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  21. Its just gorgeous Pam, the pink letters keep it all nice and feminine and soft. Beavering away here with loads of orders Pam so have to restrict my chat or I will get nothing done lol.

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  22. Good idea and so pretty, like your choices of papers. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's for this challenge.
    Jen x

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  23. Oh this is so cute! I think the pink writing looks gorgeous! Loving the dotted paper! xx

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  24. This is gorgeous Pami, I just love the colours so pretty!
    Clairex

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  25. So cute Pami and I love the bright colors you used, nice breath of spring right now!

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  26. Really gorgeous, love those papers
    Lindsay xx

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  27. What a gorgeous project Pami,sooooo pretty!love the pink! I tidied my work room last week, I think I hoovered up my mojo:(

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  28. A really fabulous project Pami, thanks so much for joining us at CES this week, Karenx

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Thank you so much for your lovely messages, I enjoy reading every one of them! Pami x