Sunday, 23 January 2011

Sentimental Colour Challenge #39 and Gatwick airport urgent update!

Time for another Sentimental Sundays challenge ;)

The prize for this challenge will be four idividual sentiment sets from the Raindrop Echo Designs Whimsy Stamps Digital Collection and a custom watermark/signature set from the Custom Designs at Whimsy Stamps.



This week we have a colour challenge (don't forget to include a sentiment!)
And here's my creation. I call it a "garden riot" as it came out somehow crazy looking, I think I might have gone with the embellies just a touch too far ha ha ha lol ;))). I am planning to give it to my Mum for her birthday soon, she loves flowers so I think it will be ok ;).


The papers I used are the Mariposa stack by DCWV. I just fell in love with them! Sue mentioned lately that she thinks I love butterflies, and I think she is absolutely right! They are full of glittered butterflies, what a whimsical set of papers that is, just gorgeous and dreamy....;))


Again, I couldn't resist to incorporate a few sequins ;) And the rolled tube thinggies are made from scraps of patterned paper, it's a good way of using the left over stash ;).


I struggled a bit with the Handsome Hunter, the colour I mean of course ;) So I just stamped a few flourishes and the sentiment with the closest colour of ink that I could find in my stash. The scalloped circle was cut using Nestabilities die, then embossed with TH Texture Fades and distressed with a green distress ink. To finish I added a few of those cute punched butterflies ;)


And for those who have been closely following the Gatwick story,  I have some urgent update! In the last post I forgot to tell you that my boss's favourite terminal at Gatwick was the South Terminal. And the other day, immediately after walking into the office, the boss told us some devastating news... It's not the South Terminal, it's the North one!

As soon as you have a look at the picture below, you'll see why we were completely heart broken....


The writing says "Many happy returns (50) Gatwick South Terminal"...


This Gary Gatwick teddy bear was made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the South Terminal at Gatwick. We were so excited when we found it on internet, as we thought there was no better pressie for my boss! What were the chances to find something so perfectly connected to the Gatwick story, story that the entire end of our office lived with for the past couple of weeks??! And then this devastating news, that it was a wrong terminal.... ha ha ha! We had such a good giggle during the presentation, this all just added another funny aspect to the whole thing! 



Well, I hope you can join us for this week's challenge and don't forget to check the fabulous creations the Team have created. It's amazing how different are the interpretations of this week's colour challenge! 

Hope you have a lovely Sunday and thank you so much for all your magical comments!

I would like to enter my "garden riot" into the following challenges:
Fairy Fun Fridays #44 - Happy Birthday
Raise the Bar #50 - N.E.W.
Stamp Something - Cute Somethings
Stampin B's #94 - Use a banner
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #45 - Anything goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthday
Stampin' Royalty #55 - Anything with wings
Top Tip Tuesday #18 - All sentimental
Paper Sundaes - Birthday challenge - past favourite challenge #35 - min 3 embellies


31 comments:

Kristi S. said...

So lovely, Joanna! I say you can never have too many embellies! I have the Mariposa stack and adore it! I'm sure your Mom will love her card!

hugs,
Kristi

Caroljenks said...

What a gorgeous riot! Beautiful creation!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for this weeks 'All Sentimental' challenge :)

Carol x

Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous card, love the splash of orange and the flowers are stunning. Tracy Evans x

Carol Q said...

beautiful Joanne, lovely spring colours. i love that Mariposa card too!

Sharon said...

What a fabulous card. Great colourings.
Thanks for joining in the challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty, hope to see you again next time.
Sharon x

Nigel said...

Now, that's what I call a busy card LOL

It's stunning though, very much a reminder that spring is on the way soon :)

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Wonderful creation, Joanna! So beautifully embellished! You should enter it in our Paper Sundaes Birthday celebration challenge, challenge #35 would fit it perfectly :) Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am now a follower.

Samantha said...

goodness me that must of taken ages! all those elements! bet you had fun! Thanks for playing Top Tip Tuesday - All Sentimental Challenge,
Samantha :0)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is just some yummy embellishment there, and it makes me really happy! wonderful creation Joanna!

Benzi said...

Wow! It does look like a beautiful Spring garden. Your Mom is sure to love it. I really like the Happy Birthday banner, too. Glad you joined the Stampin B's banner challenge this week. Super card!

Crystal said...

Very beautiful, love all the butterflies & pretty flowers! Thanks for playing along in Paper Sundaes Birthday Celebration Challenge :)

Linda R. said...

All those wonderful flowers are real treat for my eyes.. This is so beautiful. Your Mum is going to love it!! Hope you had a nice weekend.

Hugs, Linda

**Farrah** said...

A card that looks like an overcrowded garden!! What's not to love!! I think it's great. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I was already familiar with your work, I should became a follower a while ago!!
Farrah

Kimberly S said...

Gorgeous card Joanna...it's so colorful with the flowers and butterflies. Love how you added the Happy Birthday lettering as well, so pretty! Oh no....the teddy is SO cute! I'm sure she'll cherish him just the same. :)

Sandra Farrell said...

This card is absolutely stunning. Thanks for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty this week.

nicoleqmullen said...

Wow, amazing card, so much detail to examine, its so pretty!!

Susan Allan said...

This is definitely you Joanna. It is beautiful and packed full to bursting with flowers. Gorgeous!!!
You should change jobs and open up a florist's shop!!
Take care and have a wonderful week!!!
Sue xxx

Lucy said...

WOW!! Thanks for popping over and taking a look at my blog, Im glad I came to have a browse through yours!! Your so talented. Have become a follower of your page :D Lucy xx

Suzi said...

Wow!! what a fabulous card, so much to see and all the elements fit together so beautifully. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Fun Friday with your lovely creation.
Hugs
Suzi x

SuzanneK said...

OMG fantastic creation, love all the flowers, just gorgeous. Hugs Suzanne x

Lynne said...

what a beautiful card - so much detail :o) thanks for sharing it with us at Fairy Fun Friday
Lynne xoxo

Lisa M. said...

Wow! Love all the embellishments you used on this card! yOu went wild! ;)

Thank you so much for joining us in our birthday celebration this week at Paper Sundaes! Good luck!

♥ Lisa

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW this is FABULOUS!!! Thanks so much for joining in on our Birthday challenge over at The Sisterhood! Hope to see you again next challenge!

TannyP said...

What a fabulous color combo - and that card turned out beautifully! Thanks for joining in the Sisterhood of Crafters Birthday Challenge!

Shelly said...

Such a delightful card! It has a wonderfully whimsical feel.

Julye said...

Fab card love how busy it is so much detail, thanks for joining us at Penny's and good luck.

Tameko said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors, and all the details.

Kelly said...

You have quite the garden growing there. Thanks for joining us at FFF, we look forward to seeing your future creations.

craftykitten said...

Gorgeous card Joanna! Just popped in to say hi and become a follower.
Hugs
Dawn x

Thanh Vo said...

What a stunning card; the details are amazing! Thanks for playing with us over at Raise the Bar.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I love all the embellishments! They look simply stunning.

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