Saturday, 11 August 2012

Going Around in Circles at Allsorts

Good morning. Whoooop whooop it's Saturday and the weekend starts now. The good news is that my decking is just about finished - and I have been promised it will definitely be done by the end of the weekend - so I guess that's another good reason to celebrate the weekend.
That and the fact that Saturday means it's time for another new challenge over at


and this week our lovely host is the fabulous Jo

and the theme this time is nice and simples


Our sponsor this week is the mega talented Ruth from

offering 1 lucky winner 4 digi images of their choice

Here's what I did:

Card base made using Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Circles and Plain Circles

Image coloured with PM's and FM's and a touch of Cosmic Shimmer Twinkles added to highlight the centre

Design Paper - Nitwits Fairytale Too
A few Viva Decor Pearls added around the edge and some Diamond Stickles too

Card Ingredients:
Image - A Passion for Stamps 'Cosmos'
Colouring Medium - PM's and FM's
Design Paper - Nitwits 'Fairytale Too'
Spellbinders - Grand Scalloped Circles and Plain Circles
Flowers from stash
Martha Stewart - Frond Punch
Sentiment - LOTV
Viva Decor Pearl Pen

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the gorgeous inspiration from the rest of my DT buddies.
Hope you can find some time to join in the fun with us this week.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Critter Sketch - Round it Up
Lollipop Crafts - Monochromatic
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Use a Digi
Divas by Design - For a Female
Bearly Mine - Sparkle and Shine
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Paper Play - Shaped Card
Cardmadfairy - Go Floral (using a digi)
Crafty Ann's - Circles
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Stampin for the Weekend - Monochromatic

With just a couple of days until we go on our jolly holibobs and Lola Arizona coming for the weekend, the decking in the garden has been promised to be finished today (will share photos later), we are going to Bristol Air Balloon Fesitival tomorrow it's all go go go in the Simpson household this weekend so I'll catch you all laters :o)

Thanks for your visit today.
Have a wonderful day.


Mummy lade said...

gorgeous image

Claire said...

Love this card, great shape, gorgeous colours and lots of sparkle. Look forward to seeing pics of completed decking and my you are busy, so have a fabby time. Hugs, Claire x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the soft colours and beautiful detail x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Debs, ooh! hun what a busy couple of days you have in front of you. Mind you the best time will be had with lil' miss Lola Arizona. :o)

Love your beautiful card, the sparkly image and design are gorgeous.

Donna x

Craftnut said...

Loving the purple Debs and the flowers :o) x

Craftnut said...

Loving the purple Debs and the flowers :o) x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Good Morning hunni

Fab crad I love the layout and that glitter is so fine it looks great,
hope your decking gets finished on time hun cant wait for pics ;)

Em xxx

carol said...

Hello...Oooh this is fabulous, i love your card, thanks or sharing your creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Ann Whitfield said...

Absolutely gorgeous Debs, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

marion said...

Wow, what a sweet card, such briljant colouring and so sweet !! Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch challenge and good luck. Hugs, Marion

Cheryl said...

oh gosh,this is just gorgeous Hun just love this too bits,hugs Cherylxxxxxxxx

Sue said...

Aww this is so sweet Debs! what a gorgeous image! love the pretty paper and the subtle sparkle looks fab! great idea to use the pearl pen for centre of flowers! :-)
Hope your garden gets finished ok - can't wait to see the photos!
Have a lovely weekend hun!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Craftnut said...

I love your card debs (nothing to do with the purple :O)). Have a great weekend Tracy xx

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card with such pretty, soft colours. Love your colouring as well. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly. Pat K.x

Sandy said...

Beautiful card, love the shape and fab colour and gorgeous image. Beautifully coloured too!
Thanks for linking up with MIM this week
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!

Sandra said...

This caught my eye on Make it Monday

Sandra xx #30 & #269

Pia S said...

This is such a beautiful shaped card! Lovely colors and image, and the glitter is such a nice touch! A really classy card. Spotted this on MIM.

Vicky said...

Beautiful Debs...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Vicky said...

WOW....this is truly gorgeous sweetie, so love the colours & the shape.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Fluffles said...

So lovely Debs, I really love this one. Hope your are enjoying the summer sun, Jx

Nicola said...

Stunning card Debs in my fav colours, love the pretty image and circular design too!
Hugs Nicola xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Debs how beautiful this is, the card shape the colours and that wonderful image are stunning
Lorraine x

Sharla said...

Love the shaped card and the coloring/image is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch! ~Sharla :)

Ruth said...

An absolutely stunning card! Love how you've coloured my Cosmos image, Ruth :)

Gillian said...

What an elegant card! I love the colours, thanks for sharing with the Cardmadfairy. Hugs Gillian.

Natascha said...

Lovely and pretty card! Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge this time. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

sarah-Jane said...

Gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Divas this week.
Sarah-Jane xx

Mandy said...

Ooh Debs your card is so beautiful hunny, so very pretty and I love the softness of the colours.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
hugs Mandy xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

You have made a lovely card which fits our challenge well. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

Sweet Fairy said...

What a beautiful card. So lovely. I like the softness of colors and that image is great. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards, which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.