Monday, 21 March 2011

Tessie Turtle....

Hi Susan here...

Today is the start of a new challenge at Lexi's Creations, the theme for the next two weeks is 'Ribbons - but no bows or knots', you will have a treat to see when you call across to Lexi's Creations Challenge Blog, WOW the design team have really given you some fabulous inspiration for this challenge.
The sponsor is Whiff of Joy and they are giving the winner of this challenge a fabulous stamp.

Now onto my card...

My backing papers are from my stash, bits and pieces left over from previous creations. I have kept the edges clean and crisp for this one. My ribbon is from our local market. My flowers are from Hobby Craft, the leaves are handmade using white card and inks.

Oh I love this little guy, he reminds me of the tortoise I had when I was a child, he has been designed by our very own Lexi, and is available from her store Fairy Dust Crafts. The image is called 'Tessie Turtle'.  I have used promarkers to colour the image.

The word art, frame stamp and die are from Tickled Pink Stamps Store. I used promarkers to colour the outer edges of the frame stamp.

Challenges entering -

Thank you for taking the time to look at my card and for all your wonderful comments.
Love Susan


  1. Hi Susan, what a sweetie! Love your colouring and paper combi.
    Hugs Ageeth x

  2. Hello hun oh what a super card I love the colours you have used and the layout and how cute is the turtle thanks for joining us at the creative cottage hugs linda x

  3. Hi Mam. This is beautiful. The dark brown mounting card really makes the lovely coloured papers pop. Tessie is gorgeous, little cutie pie! Lovely fun card Mam xxx

  4. Susan - love this! warm, happy, springy colours, and i'm totally diggin' the die you used for the sentiment! wonderful little project - thanks for sharing with the Charisma Gals this week! xo

  5. this is a cute card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

  6. Incredibly pretty card and such fab spring colours! Thanks for joining in the fun at TCC this week :) Donna x

  7. aaww what a gorgeous card, thank you for joining our spring challenge at SAM.
    Hugs Kaylou xx

  8. Lovely card, I love that sentiment frame and the great hand made leaves! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, K x

  9. Super cute, love how you coloured the turtle and your ribbon makes a great border. The leaves are cool, which reminds me I stopped to take a look at some of your cards and you make killer flowers! All I can say is wow!

  10. Love this Susan hun...the colours are fab and so is that layout :D

    hugs Lexi xxx


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