Saturday, 9 July 2016

Thank You, Friend!

Well hello, friends. I just realised that I have a couple of projects for Card Chain Challenge that I made and completely forgot to show you. I blame a combination of heat, old age and ... well, I'm sure there are a dozen different reasons. So, let's get down to business, shall we?

May Card Chain Challenge:
I used LF Critters In The Dog Park to make a shaker card for Janet in Mauritius.

June Card Chain Challenge:
I used Hero Arts Colour Layering For You Flowers stamps to make a thank you card for Stacy in Nevada. I used LF Stitched Rectangle die to cut out the background patterned paper.

I loved this design so much that I made another for a dear friend and it looks like this. I heat embossed the greeting in with WOW Rich Gold EP and cut it out with a Spellbinder die.

Here's a closer-up of those lovely flowers:
Craft For Craic July: Summer Breeze
Stamplorations July Sketch
Cut It Up #100: AG + Die Cut

I have a busy weekend of chores... laundry, ironing and don't even get me started on the garden! The fruit bats are eating my figs, the lemons are all ripening at the same time and the baby pomegranates don't seem to be growing at all!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you're doing something fun this weekend.



  1. Three lovely sweet cards (as the one you have sent me! :D...)and a great attention to the colours combo, as always!
    Working in the garden is fatiguing, but it gives so much peace, even if Mother Nature doesn't do what we expected...
    I think you will make so much lemonades :D or the more alcoholic "limoncello", do you know it? ;D
    I didn't know that the bats of the fruit existed, in Italy there aren't. But there are a lot of magpies that are eating my figs, peaches and tomatoes :(
    Also they need to eat...

  2. EEEK!! How stinkin' CUTE are these little doggies!! Love your fun shaker style design and your floral cards are absolutely amazing my friend!! Hope you're enjoying your weekend!! Sending hugs! :)

  3. Such a lovely selection of cards Asha. Love the cute dogs and the flowers are amazing xx

  4. Asha these are so beautiful, the first card is so sweet with the doggies, they're just so adorable and coloured in perfectly. Second card so pretty with such lovely colours and the third is magnificent. Hugs xx

  5. Both cards are gorgeous Asha, I love the shaker
    Kevin xx

  6. What wonderful cards. I love the shaker card and also the other cards too. The colors of those flowers are gorgeous and the pattern paper backgrounds are so lovely with them.

  7. Three fabulous cards Asha. Of course my favourite is the doggy shaker card..Loz

  8. What a gorgeous cards!! Love them all!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!

  9. Your shaker card is so cute and the flower cards are stunning Asha!

  10. Oh, eye candy!! The first one is so sweet, I love papers with spots and this one looks so sweet with these delicate colors that are well coordinated with the image.
    Your flowers cards look stunning! And even though the stamps and layout are the same they look different. A go to layout in my opinion.

  11. These are gorgeous, Asha! I love critters and shakers, so the first card is right up my alley! Loving the papers you used on all of these cards too! Sounds like you have a wonderful garden full of all kinds of goodness - I hope things turn around! As a side note, bats are nearly extinct here due to a fungus but I don't think we ever had fruit bats. Our mosquito population has exploded due to no bats - it's no fun going outside!

  12. First...loving your cards. They are all so pretty and bring the summer out in the best way. The shaker card is so cute and love the sequins in there. I hope you get a few figs and that your weekend went well. It was so very, very nice to see you at my blog even though I have not made a card in a while. I a, still combating an illness which has been a month. I'm hoping to get to make a couple before leaving Tuesday. I send you hugs from across the pond:)

  13. they are all beautiful but the first one so so cuuute
    I love it much
    great card all Asha

  14. Those flowers are beautiful. Gorgeous card!

    I would love to see the fruit bats, but I'm sorry they're eating all your figs. Hope you have better luck with your garden.

    Thanks for celebrating our 100th post with us at Cut it Up!


  15. Beautiful cards! I love the way you have used the sketch! Very pretty card! Thank you so much for playing along with us at STAMPlorations this month! :)
    Suchi- DT xx

  16. Beautiful card, love the gorgeous colors and romantic feeling. Thank you for playing along with us at STAMPlorations this month!

  17. What super fun cards!! Thanks for playing along at STAMPlorations


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