Friday, 18 April 2014

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards – Spring!

Hello, hope this finds you happy and well!

So it’s Good Friday! Wow, it will be Christmas soon!   Well Happy Easter everyone. Hope that pesky bunny has left you loads of lovely choccies!

And talking of choccies I am here to let you know that there is a new challenge starting over on the Chocolate, Coffee and Cards challenge blog and our theme this fortnight is Spring!

Well it has certainly felt like spring here in the UK. We have had some fab weather just lately. Long may it continue!

So back to the plot! This fortnight we are privileged to be sponsored by Whoopsi Daisy

and I chose to use this beautiful little girl sitting in the sunshine and she is available here

Dies:  Spellbinders ‘Timeless Rectangles’; Die D-Lites ‘Floral Corner 1’ & ‘A2 Filigree Delight’ - Tattered Lace ‘Beautiful Blooms’ & ‘Ornate Leaves’- Tonic flower punch
Paper/Card: Watercolour card - Centura Pearl – American Crafts
Colouring/Ink: Inktense Pencils
Others: LOTV sentiment stamp – Martha Stewart paper clay & butterfly mould - Stickles, gems and dinky bow from my stash

I hope you will join us for our Spring! challenge. Check out the blog for  the wonderful prize on offer and all the gorgeous DT inspiration and get all….well….Springy!

Thanks so much for looking!
See ya!

Colourful hugs
Jane xx

I would like to enter the following challenges:

CRAFTY CARDMAKERS – Challenge #114: A Floral Profusion
THE PAPER NEST DOLLS – Challenge #8: Anything Goes
CREATIVE CARD CREW – Challenge #59: Spring
STAMPING SENSATIONS – April Challenge: Dies and/or Punches
CRAFTY BLOGGERS NETWORK – April Challenge: Die Cuts or Embossing
ABC CHALLENGES – J for ‘Just as You Like It’ (Anything Goes)
FAB ‘N’ FUNKY – Challenge #212: Flower Power
ART BY MIRAN – Challenge #4: Anything Goes
A GEM OF A CHALLENGE – Challenge # 117: Spring is in the Air
SCRIBBLE & SCRAP – Challenge #16: Anything Goes 


  1. Another beauty Jane, love the dies you have used to frame that lovely image and the colours shout " Spring"!! Have a lovely Easter weekend xx

  2. A sweet image a really lovely card design. Thanks for joining us at PG, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  3. This is stunning Jane. I love the sweet image, gorgeous Springtime colours and such beautiful die cuts.
    I hope you have a lovely Easter weekend.
    Sue xx

  4. Stunning image, colouring and detail Jane. Love the colour palette. Sending Easter Greeting to you and your family.

  5. Oh now this is gorgeous! Happy Easter Jane. Judy x

  6. Wow Jane this is just gorgeous. All those fabulous little florals, and the image is so wistful.

    Thank you so much for sharing with us

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

  7. So many pretty details, this is gorgeous hun! Hugs, Lisa x

  8. Gorgeous card Jane, love the very sweet image and beautiful design.

    Donna x

  9. What a wonderful card. The colours are lovely, and all the swirls and tiny flowers are just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at CCM&M this time. Cxxx

  10. Beautiful card, Happy Easter, have a lovely weekend Cheers Sue N x

  11. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our fourth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  12. This is stunning Jane, really really pretty design and colours, thanks for joining us at Art by Mi Ran. Joey xx

  13. Hi sweetie simply stunning, huggles Pops x x x

  14. oh wow this is so beautiful jane.fabulous intricate design and detailing and your image and colours are gorgeous :D

    xx coops xx

  15. Super spring card thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

  16. Hi Jane. Absolutely beautiful! Love it! Thanks for joining us at artbymiran challenge. Hugs Miran

  17. A little late getting here Jane but wanted to say another lovely creation and thanks so much for sharing another card with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  18. What a pretty card Jane, lovely image and love the dies you have used..
    Marjorie x

  19. Wow! Lovely card! The dies used are gorgeous and the coloring beautiful!

  20. Gorgeous spring card
    Thanks for entering our anything goes challenge at Scribble and Scrap
    Sharon (DT)

  21. Gorgeous card, love the colours and the dies. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge.

  22. Wow that's just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

  23. Fabulous card, thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge this month.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network Design Team


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