Saturday, 12 July 2014


Oh heck - I am such a divvy - I almost forgot to post my latest DT card for my new Challenge Blog!  I have been making a card for my next door neighbour's dad who was 70 two days before my birthday and I have struggled with this one big time.  Anyway enough of that one for now, I will be posting it later on. 

So, onto today's card, this is my DT 'creation' and the theme for this Crafty Calendar month is Summertime Fun, I thought of Wimbledon (oops - now that's interesting Mr Cherokee - perhaps I shouldn't have)!    Well it does include strawberries and lovely cool drinkies!  Some time ago I bought a 'bundle' of digis from a shop called Pollycraft, (I think it was closing down), and this was amongst them.  I didn't want him in tennis whites because I love colouring so this one is really really bright!  The other digis are from colouring pages on t'internet.

As I mentioned earlier, the theme for the Crafty Calendar Challenge is Summertime Fun and we have been sponsored by a company called Squiggle Fly - they are offering a prize of 3 digis to the winner.  I am sure that you are into the feel of summer now so I would love to see your cards in the challenge.


7" X 7" White Card blank - Anna Marie Designs
Lime Card - Basal Blush Pack - Create and Craft
Patterned Paper - Bo Bunny Summer Sunshine Pad
Tennis Digi - Pollycraft (?no longer trading)
Other Digis - Colouring Pages on t'internet
Fishtail Flag Stax die - Die-namics Dies
Happy Birthday Sentiment - Tattered Lace Words
Rounded Rectangle die - Spellbinders
Yellow Mesh - Stash
Flexmarkers and Spectrum Noir markers

I hope you like this one, I was never keen on tennis myself - school had a lot to do with it, especially when we had to make our own tennis skirts in Needlework ....... all those bloomin' pleats!  I can still see it now, as if it were yesterday.  

Well, I must stop waffling 'cos I am hoping to go out for lunch later ... I shall say this only wunce .. today is my birthday and although I no longer acknowledge me age I might just celebrate with half a shandy!

Don't forget to enter the Crafty Calendar challenge if you can, you have all of July to enter - Summertime Fun!!!

Thanks to all of you for stopping by my blog and if you have left a comment I really am grateful to you.

Take care and big hugs to all of you - especially big ones if you are not feeling very well!!!


  1. Hi Sue, well if I didn't fee summery before, I do now! This is such a sunny, fun the colours and the image..will have to see what I can do for your challenge...have a good weekend, hugs Carole Z X

  2. Hi Sue
    Lovely, bright and cheerful. Could just have a slurp of that lemonade right now lol!
    Hope Blossom's diet is going well.
    Have a great weekend.
    Ang x

  3. A fun and yummy card Sue. Love all of the summery items and colors.
    Enjoy your weekend

  4. Hi Sue, fab card and very topical seeing Wimbaldon has just finished. Great image and lovely bright colours.
    Happy Birthday to you, have a super day, Kate x

  5. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUE. Hope you had a lovely lunch. Your card is awesome, love the juicy colours.


  6. Happy Birthday Sue. I hope you had a wonderful day. I love your fantastic card.

  7. Darned cute card Sue!
    Happy Birthday my friend...hope you got your glass of shandy and much, much more! But I know that Donny and Blossom would spoil you for sure!

    When I was 14 and came to England for the summer, my cousin used to sneak me a half was delicious!

  8. Terrific summer card. Ilove the way you made the temnis net

    Thank you for sharing with us at Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie x

  9. A wonderful fun card, Sue, and such juicy colours too!
    Thank you for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Jane xx

  10. Wow, great work, well done and good luck!
    Hugs, Jackie

  11. Sue what a fun and great card.
    Thanks for join us at
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


  12. very nice card
    thank you for your participation in "Sport" challenge on Craft 4 Eternity

  13. So bright and cheery. Thanks for joining us at DigiStamps4Joy for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  14. Fabulous card Sue! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  15. Adorable card Sue! I love this layout; and all the fabulous digis you have used. Your coloring is terrific!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Digi Stamps 4 Joy!! Hope to see you again for the next challenge.

    Please join me in my celebration and a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

  16. I love the summery feel of this card, fabulous mix on there.
    Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Chalenges!

  17. This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘FOR THE BOYS’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  18. Very cute summer card, beautifully coloured. Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky. Pat K x

  19. So cute and cheery!
    Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

  20. What a fun and great card ! Thanks for joining us at 2 cute ink challenge and good luck !

  21. So adorable! Great fun.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.


  22. What a very cute image and a lovely card.

    Thanks for joining in with us this time at The Cutie Pies.


  23. Love the tennis theme. Such a cute image. I do like the netting behind the image too! Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

  24. What a great card - perfect for our challenge this week in TMR - thanks so much for joining in - Jacqueline xx

  25. What a fun card - you've certainly hit most of the high spots of summer! Thank you for sharing at Try It On Tuesday (Sorry I'm a bit late!!) Cindy DT

  26. Love your games themed card. Tennis, particularly Wimbledon,is a great idea and I love the 'net'. Thanks for playing along at The Male Room, hope to see you here again soon

    Louise xx


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