Thursday, 19 May 2011

Here Comes Summer–Lili of the Valley Challenge & another Sneak Peek



Two cards for you today, first we have my DT card for Lili of the Valley Challenge which this week has a lovely theme for you HERE COMES SUMMER, and a chance to win a £10 voucher to spend in the store.


I have used one of the older Lili of the Valley Images for this card this one is called “Deckchair Dreaming” and fits the challenge perfectly.  I must admit I am so stressed and busy at the moment I could do with a bit of deckchair dreaming!!!  The sentiment also fits the challenge perfectly and is again by Lili of the Valley.

The papers used are from K&Co Pad “Hopscotch Boy”,   I now have my eye on a Banner Dye from Tracy at Dies to Die For but haven’t ordered it yet, so I cut out the little flags by hand and stuck them on to some Twine and draped across th top of the card.


I have used Copics to colour the image, I am afraid I rushed this card late last night and its not up to my usual standard, will have to make a note to myself to get more organised.

The Copics Used: Bear: E53, E51, E50, Prisma Pencil – Medium Brown

Deckchair: YG25, YG23, YG21, YR15, Y38, Y35, E17, E13


Todays sneak peek from the Crafters Companion Humphrey release is one of my favourite stamps, hopw could you resist these 2 little cutioes.


Another 4 Drawer box card used for this one, but this box took half the time to make, I used the Crafters Companion new Boxer Board and the instructions on the accompanying Ultimate Advanced Construction Techniques DVD  to make this one it was just so simple.

All the Papers are from the Humphrey Twin CD that accompanies the stamps.  The Wild Orchid Crafts  Seam Binding has been distressed, the lace is from my stash box, the doily behind the image was cut with Cherry Lynn Design Waltzing Matilda Lace Doily Die from Dies to Die For.  The flowers are also a die from Magnolia and I have added 2 Babies Breath flowers to the middle,


As these images are coloured so much in advance I never mange to find the colours I use Sorry!!!


Don’t forget to check out the rest of the DTs blogs to see more little Humphreys Lurking.


Jacqui xxx


Christina said...

That is a gorgeous card Jacqui!!
Hugs Kristel

KarinsArtScrap said...

these cards are gorgeous jacqui.
the colors that you used are great also the images they are very cute.

greetings karin

Sarah said...

Stunning work Jacqui x

Trudy said...

What a beautiful cards Jacqui! lovely colours and great image!
Hugs Trudy

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Your top card certainly doesn't look rushed, it's gorgeous and some of my fave papers. Adore the Humphrey box, my fave colour and what a cute stamp. Marianne x

Kirsty said...

Hi your summer card is awesome great stamp with the wee bird and bear. The box is exquisite love the the little Humphreys too. Always a super inspiration. Thanks Kitty :D

Debbie said...

This is just sooooooooo CUTE!!!!


Jan Ltc said...

Stunning cards xx Jan

Marie-Anne said...

Ohw, your cards are absolutely gorgeous.


Anonymous said...

Gorgeous cards, love the colours of the first one and loving the new Humphrey images!
Helen x

~ Ali Robertson ~ said...

I am actually drooling here that box is AMAZING!!!

Fafbby LOTV card too.

Ali x

Louise said...

Gorgeous cards Jacqui love the banner on the first one and those elephants are gorgeous also.
Louise xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Love your teddy bear, adore your hefalumps! Hugs, Lesley

debby4000 said...

Stunning creations Jacqui but fave has to be the cute little bear.

Melodie said...

Gorgeous cards, the images are so cute, and the design is so great.

Hellma said...

What a fantastic card!Love the colors.

Hellma said...

Forgot to say the banner is lovely

Sue from Oregon said...

What a darling creation!

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