Friday, 23 March 2012

A yummy Sugarplum Daisy and a Mother's Day card... - Polka Doodles #12

Re-edited: Yay! I'm a Spotlight Artist at Little Miss Muffet Challenges!!! Wooo hooo!!!


Hello Friends


Yes, I'm back!!! 


Thank you so much for all your comments, emails and messages throughout my break from blogging. They meant so much to me and it was really lovely to know that you haven't forgotten about me ;). 




I've really missed sharing inspiration and I hope to visit your sweet blogs really soon to see what you have been up to.


I'd like to celebrate my return to blogging with this sweet little card I've made for today's Polka Doodles challenge. This time we're asking you to show off your gorgeous Mother's Day projects.




Although the UK celebrated Mother's Day last Sunday, my Mum won't be getting her card until May, as this is when Mother's Day is celebrated in Poland ;).


For my card I used the ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL papers from the brand new Sugarplum Daisy CD. I distressed the edges with sand paper, then added some lace and machine stitching for a shabby chic look. 




The gorgeous die cut shapes are from Marianne’s Designs and PaperArtsy. This lovely "cameo" lady was cut from a die I won in a Twitter prize draw from Marianne - thank you so much, I simply adore this die!!!




The green paper for the leaves was printed onto a vintage music sheet – and I just looove the way it looks! This is the cool thing about these digi papers - you can print them onto your chosen background, like vintage sheet music, and you get such amazing results!


This CD is a definite MUST HAVE!


Well, I hope you will join us for this challenge and if you create anything with the new Sugarplum Daisy CD - please let me know so I can have a chance to admire your beautiful work and fall in love with this CD over and over again! lol ;).


That's all for now friends! I promise to be back again with more crafty inspiration really soon! Thank you for visiting and your lovely comments ;).


Big hugs





Challenges for this card:
Divas by Design #27 - Distressing
4 Crafty Chicks #82 - Inspired by music
Little Miss Muffet #31 - Silhouettes
Paper Play Challenges #12 - Spring colours
Paper Crafting Journey #5 - Pretty Pastels
Die Cuttin' Divas #57 - Music
Sassy Cheryl's #107 - Think Spring
Bunny Zoe's Crafts #22 - Shabby chic
Make it Monday #81 - Anything goes

37 comments:

CraftygasheadZo said...

Beautiful card, my Sugarplum cd has just arrived! Looking forward to playing now. Zo xx

lainey said...

love how you have stitched your backing paper Joanna, got my machine out poised ready to go!!! great to have you back :) lainey x

May said...

Lovely to see your creations again Joanna, Beautiful card, I think I need to add that CD to my wish list... Have a great Friday, Hugs May x x x x

Ros said...

Welcome back!! So nice to see you creating again ... this is a lovely card .. Your Mum will love it for sure ...

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Awww you will love it! Let me know what you made with it :) x

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Thanks hun! I actually had to dust my machine off but I loved playing with it again :) xx

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Oh, you must order it May, this CD is fantastic! You'll love it! Thank you for visiting hunni! xxx

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Thanks so much Ros! It's great to blog and craft again, I really missed it :) x

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Thanks for being Inspired by Music with us this week and entering your lovely card in our challenge.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Guest Designer @ 4CCC

Carol Q said...

what scrumptious colours Joanna. love the way you've put this together.

Lisa Jane said...

This is so pretty . I love the Cameo
Thanks for joining us at Diva's this week
Lisa x

Happy Days said...

Beautiful card and love the leaves - inspired! Glad to see you back. Have a fab weekend

Claire xxx

Georgiana said...

Such a lovely card. Thank you for sharing with us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Gerda said...

Beautiful card. Great idea to make the leaves out of music papers. Thanks for sharing at DCD.

Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Caz said...

Good to see you back Joanna - missed visiting your blog!!!
That's a beautiful card - you're Mum's sure to love it. I must look out for that cameo die, I can think of loads of uses for it
Hugs
xxxx

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our Music Challenge at 4 CC great job!

Creative Diva said...

What a lovely card. Love the music leaves. Thanks for joining us at DCD.

Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com

Linda R said...

Hello my friend so good to see your back here in blogland.. And I have to say you came back with a bang.. your card is so pretty..

Hugs, Linda

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Just a beautiful card with wonderful elements.

lainey said...

Hi Joanna :) try this link http://mimchallegeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/mid-week-motivation-vintage-spring-card.html

I used my Hougie board to score the folds, it's a really cute little card to do. Look forward to seeing what you do with it!! lainey x

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Thanks Lainey, I will certainly give it a go - your card was gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration ;) x

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Thanks Carol! I always get inspired by your colour combos, too! x

Samantha Read said...

Gorgeous! :o)

Lisa M said...

WOWEE....talk about a grand re-entry back into blogging...this is SPECTACULAR. You've not only awed me with this beautiful card, but reminded me of a few wonderful techniques I'd forgotten.
Your pastel beauty for your Mom is fabulous. That silhouette is going on my never ending wish list!

Thank you SO much for joining our linky party at Make It Monday and have a great weekend.
Hugs!

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Thank you, have a fabby weekend, too! xx

Candy said...

Beautiful card! Love those flowers!
Thanks for playing along with the Die Cuttin' Divas this week.
Candy
candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

Cazro said...

Stunning. so nice to see you crafting again. The tutorial for the spring card is on this blog Make My Monday, if you can't find it, go to my blog, leave a message and I'll get you an addy. Caz

Terry said...

Joanna, this is perfect for Mother's Day! Love the pastel colors! Really are glad that you are back in blogland! You make it a more beautiful place to be! Hugs!

Joanna said...

Śliczna, kolory bardzo mi się podobają :)

Sassy Cheryl said...

You're right! The papers are absolutely GORGEOUS and the card for Mother's Day! It's STUNNING!
Thanks for playing along in the SPRING challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's!

Frea said...

This is such a lovely card, great silhouette!! Thanks for sharing at Little Miss Muffet Challenges. Hugs, Frea, DT member LMM Challenges

Liz's creative corner said...

Lovely creation, fabby detail, thanks for sharing with us at Paper play, hugs Liz xx

The Wired Angel said...

I love your bautiful creation and it's perfect for our Spring Challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week. We have a new challenge tomorrow, so please stop back for the details and play along with us again. Peggy x

Michele Roos said...

This is such a wonderful card. I love the design and colours. Thanks for joining us this month at Bunny Zoe Crafts. Hugs Michele x

L00py's Craft Creations said...

stunning, Thanks for joining in at paper Crafting Journey, Hugs, Lou DT

Mette said...

This is truely stunning and such fresh colours. Goes to show that silhouette doesn't have to be black.
Thank you for joining us at Little Miss Muffet. Hugs, Mette

Shirl said...

Gorgeous Joanna it is so good to see you back in full swing hunny.

Thank you for sharing with us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges.

Hugs Shirley x x

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