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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Perfect Moment

Hi and thanks for calling in, things have definitely been a bit quite around here - I blame all the sunshine we've been having, but as today has been overcast with a couple of heavy showers, I headed back to the craft desk.

I made the Distress Oxide background a while ago, my little girl, an image saved from the internet, was fussy cut before I  applied her.  I was lucky and won the last challenge at Stamping Sensations and received a voucher for Visible Image stamps and this is one of their sentiments, stamped with Black Versafine and heat embossed with clear EP.  Some die cut wildflowers to finish, a nice quick and easy card and flat for posting!

Tomorrow is supposed to be sunny again, so I'd better make the most of today's clouds!

Avril xx


Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful piece, love the background, too. No rain here yet, just hot, hot, hot! Hugs, Valerie

Joan said...

Fab piece Avril, congrats on your win!

Pia S said...

Beautiful colors, it’s an eyecatching and colorful version of a vintage design.

Gibby Frogett said...

No rain still - its just really hot and unbearable. Maybe the flying ants in our consveravory since yesterday (grrr) might be a sign of rain coming - I do hope so.
Beautiful piece Avril - nice fussy cutting - and lovely colours.
Congrats on your win too.
Gill xx

Meggymay said...

Congratulations on your win Avril. This is a fantastic card, love the colour combinations you used on the background.
Yvonne xx

Amanda said...

Fabulous card and you can’t better free stamps! X

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Pretty as a picture Avril, the font on that stamp is fab well done on your win. A super cloudy play day.
We had the clouds but still no rain, really praying for it now.
Hugs Tracey xx

Lisa said...

This is so stunning, Avril!! The background looks amazing!! I love the colors!! The little girl is so sweet!! Love the sentiment, too!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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brenda said...

Pleased you got your prize stash Avril and have made a great card with it, VI do make some super sentiments. The rain has now made it here and I hate saying sadly as I love the warmth, but we so desperatly need some, the padocks are parched and we are feeding hay, unheard of this time of year.

B x

froebelsternchen said...

Colour & Design perfection here Avril! Stunning!

Linda said...

So glad you spent time in your craft room this is lovely. The colours look fab and I love the sentiment xx

sally said...

It is indeed hard to craft in glorious weather so I'm very pleased to see that you had a beautiful existing background ready to go for this little cutie!

Sally xx

Let's Art Journal said...

Many congratulations on your win over at Stamping Sensations, I love Visible Image stamps and you chose such a great sentiment! Your background is amazing with the lovely colours and textures too 😁. Wishing you a lovely week! J 😊 x

Aimeslee W. said...

Oh those colors make me swoon! Congrats on your win. Wonderful make xoxo