Friday, 5 April 2013


Hello there my wonderful friends and blog followers - huuuuuge welcome to my new follower as well - I hope you know that you are letting yourself in for a load of Susie type waffling!  

Anyway .... Lady Anne has a new Challenge (as from 1 April) there will be a different theme each month, this time it is a sketch, our sponsors are Daisy Doodles and the prize is two of their images.  I am now a DT member on this challenge as well and I would love to see your cards over there.

This is my first card for this NEW Challenge -

I coloured the daffodils with an 'orange' trumpet - yup I have used orange again - but I can see some of them from my kitchen window and they are so bloomin' cheerful.  The squirrels sit amongst them chewin' their nuts (whoa there! they have their monkey nuts providing they leave my bulbs alone!)  this seems to work, although they do bury the darn things in between the bulbs.
This is the sketch we worked to
6 1/2 x 6 1/2" card blank
First Edition papers - Bird Song
DCWV papers - Glitter stack
White doily - free with magazine
Daffodils from stash
Strips of card from snippets box!!
Digi Images - Daisy Doodles
Craftwork Cards - Card Candy
This little card only took me a day to sort out - which, as you know, is super quick for me!  I hope you like it and also manage to get some time to enter the new Challenge here
Thank you for visiting my blog and checking out my cards, I love reading any comments you may leave (nothing rude of course)!  Oh and whilst I am here I have a Guest DT spot over on Christmas Cards All Year Round coming up on 15th April.  I love an excuse to make a Chrimbo card!
Big hugs to you all
I have found a few challenges where I would like to enter my card -


  1. Good afternoon Sue. What a lovely cheery bunch of daffodils - probably my favourite flower. Love your papers too. Love and hugs from Christine xx

  2. Beautiful card and I just love daffodils and you have made this card perfectly for a spring feel, is it spring there yet, we are still having warmish days here is Aussie..xx

  3. Awesome card sweetie. Great colouring. Wish there was signs of Spring here, blinking cold!!!


  4. Hellooooooooooooo my crafting bud!!! love this card its great and so bright and cheerful just like you!!! papers are fab too. Ollies not too happy with his diet lmaoo hope it doesn't take him as long as me to lose weight or we'll be there forever!! huggles hun Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  5. Gorgeous card Sue. I love the image, wonderful colouring and beautiful papers.
    Hugs Sue xx

  6. Great sketch to work with!! Love the colors on this beauty! So glad you joined us at DRS Designs!!

  7. Wonderfull card. Beautifull image and colouring. Love the matching flowers.Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create


  8. Great coloring on that image.Beautiful card, Thanks for joining the DRS designs challenge

  9. Great card! Thanks for joining us at SACC!! I'm giving away a $25 Etsy Gift Certificate.

  10. Marvellous card Sue. Fantastic colouring.

  11. Beautiful card Sue, I love the layout and the image is lovely..great colours, Carole Z X

  12. What a beautiful card great colouring Love your stamp .Melanie x

  13. Hi Sue,
    my wonderful waffling blogging mate. I love this card as I really love Daffs being as I was born in Wales. I just love the way they wave to you as you go past. Have you ever noticed this.
    Even if there is no wind their heads seem to dance and wave. I really love Spring if we are ever going to get one this year that is.
    As I said your card is fabulous love your colouring of the daffs so superb as it always is. Great interpretation of the sketch. Who I seem to have swallowed a dictionary for breakfast. lol.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  14. This is a lovely card, such a fabulous image.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

  15. Beautiful card, lovely colouring! Thank you for playing along with Little Miss Muffet Stamps.

  16. What a lovely cheery card - those daffs are perfect for the Flower Frenzy challenge at Di's Digi Designs
    Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ♥

  17. This is beautiful Sue, such a lovely spring image and beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining in with our challenge this week at TPS, and good luck
    Eileen x

  18. Sue this is gorgeous, the colours and layout are so pretty. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter. Joey x

  19. This card is the perfect dose of spring! Love those flowers....Thanks for playing along at DRS Designs!

  20. Ooh feeling so spring like now I have seen your glorious sunshiney card. thanks for joining us at Di's digi designs. xx

  21. Hi Sue, hope all is well with you and Graham. I'm back dear friend and looking forward to followjng you again. What a fantastic card! Daffodils are such beautiful cheerful flowers and your card shows this to perfection. Love everything about it and appreciate the sketch thank you. Have a great weekend, love & hugs Christine H xx

  22. Hi Sue,
    What a fab card, it's so bright and cheerful, just what we all need... Thanks for joining in at Happy Campers xx


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