My shining star

My shining star

Friday, 22 June 2012

no torch today

Good morning all! Here's hoping you are well! I'm guessing you may be wet! Well I was supposed to be taking my girls to see the olympic torch as it passed through nearby Carnforth today - but the rain has put me off and I'm afraid I didn't fancy standing in it with two little girls not really being able to see past peoples umbrellas!!! So mummy made the decision not to go! I think the my eldest Lucy was quite relieved!!!

Anyway - onto todays card - I finally got the chance to have a play with some of the indigo blu things I was lucky enough to get for my birthday - and I made this thankyou card for my mum:



I used the flitterglu and the gilding flakes called brighton pier - I coloured the leaves and part of the inner with promarkers and the petals with pan pastels.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

panpasteluk: summertime
craftysentiments: Bright colours
365cards: Day 113: Nature

So thats all for today - I have a busy evening - its our annual guiding review that I have to attend tonight and then its the school summer fair (?) tomorrow - that should be fun in all this rain!!!
Have a great weekend and hope to see you again tomorrow!

Hugs Rachel xx


24 comments:

  1. Beautiful card happy crafting Ginny ♥

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  2. That sunflower has really brightened up the day, it is so beautiful and sunny. I love Indigo Blu stamps too. Shame about the torch, hope the weather is better tomorrow for the Summer fair - wear your wellies! Crafty hugs, Anne x

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  3. gorgeous... the sun may have forgot to shine this summer but your card really brightens up my day hun :-) i love it hun. lorraine ♥

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  4. Love this card Rachel i love sunflowers, they remind me of when i sow fields full of them in france.

    Sorry you couldn't go to see the torch pass by but its not nice for children to stand in the rain, if you google it on BBC you can watch it on-line live!!

    Carole x

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  5. Gorgeous card Rachel, lovely design and fabulous colours. I hope the weather improves for you soon.
    sue

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  6. Lovely summery flower. Hope the sun shines tomorrow for your summer fair.

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  7. Beautiful card!!!
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week and good luck with the draw!

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  8. I love my card blobby so bright and cheerful on this wet horrible day

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  9. Love these colors on this sunflower. Hadn't thought of using Pan Pastels to actually color an image, just to make backgrounds (silly, I know).

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  10. Lovely summery card! Hope the weather is ok for your summer fair tomorrow x
    Wendy x

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  11. Hi Rachel beautiful card well designed. I went to see the Olympic torch in Morecambe got totally drenched but was well worth it mind you I think I will be shivering for the next few day's got my heating on and the fire. Caroline xxxx

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    1. wow Caroline - you're so brave - I know my mum went in Morecambe too! You're obviously made of stronger stuff than me! Big hugs Rachel xx

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  12. Really gorgeous, I love sunflowers, I always think they are so bright and cheery
    Lindsay xx

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  13. I love sunflowers too this card is fab , I dont blame you not going out in this weather its just been torrential all day.
    Hugs Elaine

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  14. i adore sunflowers Rachel and this one is fabulous! a nice cheery colour for all of us depressed by the rotten UK summer! hugs Karen x

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  15. Beautiful project. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.
    Pinky

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  16. Love the sunflower make me think of hot summer day. if only. have a great weekend.Kaz.xx

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  17. That Sunflower looks amazing you have coloured it beautifully the colours are perfect, thank you for joining our challenge this week at Bearly Mine
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  18. Just popping back to say thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

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  19. Wonderful wonderful card that is a fab image, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week.

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  20. Gorgeous card, love the bright colours and the flower is stunning. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place challenge blog :-) Kerry x

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  21. lovely card
    thank you for playing along at Crafty Sentiments this week
    Love Jan
    xx

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  22. Great summer-y card!
    Thanks for joining us at 365cards!
    ~Michelle

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  23. what a pretty sunflower card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the challenge and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team Member) xxx

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