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Sunday, 15 May 2011

Dream Valley Challenge 7 - Something Old and Something New....

Phew! What a week with our poor, old blogger, eh? Hopefully things have settled down now so we can get cracking with the new challenge at Dream Valley. This time we're looking for Something old and something new!  Who hasn't got something old and something new hidden in their stash?!?

We're being sponsored by the fabulous Digi's with Attitude who gave us some fab images to work with although this time I'm actually using Gardener Tween which is this month's freebie (my something new!) and available to download here! Those of you who are regular visitors to my blog will also know that I've recently got myself an allotment so this little lady is right up my street!


I printed the sentiment on my pc. The papers are from the first pad of paper I ever bought - Papermania's Retro Floral. Goodness knows how old they are!!!  They are definitely my something old :-) I've also had the brads and buttons for aaaages and just had to use an old piece of gardening string I'd found!

Then I decorated the inside so I could show you the rest of the sentiment.....


Hope you like! Please pop over to see the gorgeous inspiration put together by the rest of the DT.

Challenges:
Creative Inspirations - Decorate the inside of your card
PaperPlay - Celebrating Summer Anything Goes!
Moving Along with the Times - 2 "B's" (Buttons and brads)
Stamp Something - Anything Goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - Circles (image, spotty paper and brads)

Have a fab day :-)

Love 'n' hugs,

23 comments:

Sarpreet said...

hi, this is a gorgeous card, love the image. Hope the weather is beter where you are.

amanda stokes said...

Hi Mel,
Hope you're enjoying your sunday afternoon? :)
Fab card,brill image and you've just reminded me I have those papers and think I need to dig em out again sometime soon :) xx

Kendra said...

Love the papers you have used on this Mel!

Jack said...

Yep, I reckon this is the perfect image for you, lol. Great card.
Jack xx

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card Mel. Those papers are gorgeous - great colours :o) Lisa x

Jennifer said...

Brill card Mel...great image xx Jenny xx

Melly said...

Fab card!
I loved this as soon as I seen it! Its a great wee image and goes perfect with the funky papers!
Hope you made it to the allotment?? I got my veggies all transplanted woop!
Hugs M xxx

cebelica said...

Hi hun! Sorry because I've been MIA for the last couple of days, but it was really hectic here. I was SO happy when weekend came. Too bad it's almost over. *sigh*

Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving me all those lovely comments. I really appreciate it!

Your card is amazing. The papers are yummy and the buttons and brads are a great touch. Very beautiful. Hugs!

Fiona said...

this is really pretty and the sentiment is perfect for the image!!

Fi
x

Mags said...

I love the string!! What a lovely card, I really like the shading round the bottom of the image, it looks like grass!

luv, Mags x

coops said...

gorgeous card mel.i love the fab image and great papers and design :D

xx coops xx

Donna Mosley said...

Fab card Mel. Love the image and papers. They are pefect for this. I have them somewhere, must look for them.

Donna x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Mel, I love the sentiment
hugs Mandy xx

NGCARDS said...

This is an adorable card hun! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of decorating the inside of your cards over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog! xxx

Diane's Card Designs said...

Beautiful card Mel. Cute image and such pretty papers.
Diane :-) xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so cute Mel.
luv
Debby

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A super-cute image Mel, and the garden twine is a great idea - (hubby has an allotment so I know where I can get some of that for free)! A really fun card - ideal for anyone who loves gardening - thank you so much for joining us at MAWTT this week - hope to see you again next time. Sylvia x

Carole of Brum said...

Oh Mel, I adore this! Is that you on your allotment? You must have been making cards longer than I have cos I don't remember that paper pack at all. Love the sentiment, the inked edges and the fact that you've decorated the inside too., CoB

Karen said...

Oh WOW, So Awesome!! I love it, your image is so fantastic:-) Thanks so much for playing along this week at Paper Play
Hugs
Karen
xxx

Mona Evy said...

Beautiful work! Thank you for playing this weeks at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge!

Lacey Stephens said...

What a sweet card! Great take on the circles challenge. Thanks for playing along with the Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge! Don't forget about our blog hop and digital stamp release on friday! We hope you can come check it out!
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous card Mel, love the addition of the string - so apt.
Thanks for joining in our 2B's challenge at MAWTT we are so pleased you have shared this with us.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Mel, and I really do love the colours on this
Clairexx