Monday, April 19, 2010

Monday Musings

Hi everyone... and happy Monday.

I spent a leisurely weekend enjoying Spring, some time at the KC Zoo to meet Spiderman (now I know you are jealous!)... am now sporting a sunburn and a stiff knee.  Rather than get out and about, I should just stay in my Craft Grotto where I can't get hurt!!  Do you have days like that?

I made this card using a digital image from Isabella's Sketchbook and had a lot of challenges in mind doing so. Still life art is one of my favs and I was able to capture the homey feeling that I was looking for with these papers and embellishments.



I'm entering this into these challenges:

Corrosive Challenge - Paper piercing
The Crafty Pad - Stitching
Rosie Dee's - Red and white
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com/ - Recipe
Quixotic Paperie - metal
dareu2digistamp - metal
Artful Linkables - paint swatches
all that scraps - distressing
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/ - Stitching
http://drunkenstampers.wordpress.com/ - Junk Drawer (paint swatches)
Lucy's Cards - Stitching
Isabella's Sketchbook - Sketch

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope your day is filled with lots of good things.

32 comments:

Mervi said...

What a cosy and sweet image, your colouring is fab!
Thanks for joining in at Rosie D's
and good luck,-))m

cardcrazy said...

Great colouring! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Drunken Stampers!
Peggy

Payne Holler Cards said...

as always, just beautiful! rest up in your "safe" room ...crafting (:
Linda

Debbie said...

What a sweet card - you could frame and hang it on your wall. :)
Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad. :)
I have now added instructions on the blog for direct linking as you requested. :) You can find the link for it in the top side bar. :) Hope you find it helpful. :)
xxDebbie The Crafty Pad

brenda said...

This is a great peice of work.

Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts adn Rosie D's.

B x

vicki said...

Wow, Peggy! The colors are wonderful in this! Great work and a lovely image! Blessings to you!

donnacr said...

Great use of piant splotches :-)... thanks for playing along this week at DS

Saskia said...

This card is so beautiful and elegant! Thanks for joining us at Rosie-D's Challenge!

Saskia :)

Lexi said...

Ohh fabulous card hunni :D Thanks for playing at Lexi's Creations

Hugs Lexi xxx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Rosie-D’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Fleur said...

Peggy this lovely - a great image.
Thanks for taking part in my first ALLSORTS challenge.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Micki Switzer said...

Very nice coloring on this image and I love the stitching...

coldwaters2 said...

I love this card Peggy your colouring as always is awesome you always bring the images to life perfectly

Hugs
Lorraine x

Tina said...

what a wonderful card you made here - love your watercoloring effect.

xo
tina

Ann English said...

Just beautiful!

Isabella's Sketchbook said...

Beautiful coloring, Peggy!

Dawn B. said...

Wowzers your coloring is fabo... I love this. Aren't you the one that warned me of sunscreen use and how one should use it when enjoying the great outdoors.. Great card. I saw this over at the dareu2digi Mr. Linky..

Barb said...

Peggy, this is so lovely! Your coloring is perfect for it.

Barb

Linda Ledbetter said...

Beautiful card! Your coloring is awesome! Thanks for livin' it up with the Drunken Stampers!

Jennifer Scull said...

just so truly truly beautiful! :)

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Mummm, what could be better than a bowl of apples? They look delish! Love the country feel of your card!

Tracey said...

Great card, love the string & tag :)

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations & Good Luck!

Hugs
Tracey
x

Faye said...

Beautiful card and amazing colouring. Thanks for playing at Lexi's. x

lalkygirl said...

wow fantastic card ,love your colouring,
thanks for joining us at lexis creations and good luck in the challenges
lalkygirl x

CuddlyBunny said...

Great job and fun image!

Thanks for sharing!

blackdragon said...

You colour so well.
Thanks for joining us at rosiedees this week.
xxxlynx

JoanOttevanger said...

Great card thanks for playing with us at Corrosive challenges.

Toni said...

oh SOOO pretty, your colouring is perfect!

Gail said...

great coloring ..and great idea for the DS's challenge!!!.tyfs..loves ya

Sammi said...

Such a gorgeous card! Thanks for playing along with the current Think Ink Challenge at Artful Inkables.
Sammi

Farida Rone said...

Wonderful card. Great job.
Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations

jkreucher said...

This is Beautiful Peggy!
I love the soft feel of it..
Hugs
Judy

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