Thursday, April 26, 2012

Anything gardening @ Moving Along With The Times

 Too Cold Thursday to you all!

Wow the temperature down here in Oz is really starting to scream Winter!
Of a evening the kids and I are even starting to tuck the vegetable patch in (we cover it with a mozie net to help keep the frost off everything) and the kids think it is so funny to say 'night night' and tuck the vegies in lol

Talking about the garden!
That reminds me of  Mau 's challenge for us this week over at
Moving Along With The Times

It is Mau's turn this week and she has chosen ....
Garden / Flowers
anything to do with the garden

So what's in my garden this week? Frost and that is as good as snowflakes.  And pigeons,and they are nearly as good as doves.  Snow and doves screams Christmas to me so it is the way my garden grew this week :)) Can tell you this, I'm crossing a lot off my 'cards / must to do list' for Christmas so it is all worth it :))  I am also one of 'those' who loves Christmas whatever the time of the year.  If I had my way I would have Christmas decorations up all year long; hubby however doesn't agree with me on that one :$

So it is another Christmas card for me this week :))
And this one is extra special as it is for Granny and Poppy :)
No need to blank them out on this one as they wouldn't know how to turn a computer on to be subject to sneaky peaks lol  




This week we have all been playing with Stitchy Bear Stamps!
I pulled from my stash one that I have been dying to use on a Christmas card.
Delicious Doodles - Lovey Dovey Silhouette available from
Stitchy Bears Stamps
Stitchy Bear Stamps is also sponsoring us for this challenge!
Thank you!
This is a fantastic prize as they have so many images!

To have your chance of winning this prize,
You gotta play along with us!

The girls all have some lovely gardens this week too
and you can check them all out over at
The Moving Along With The Times Challenge Blog!

Thanks for dropping into see me today :))

Challenges this creation is entering with the help of the Feline Playful Girls:
Deep Ocean Challenge - Punches / Dies Tue
Digital Tuesday - Winter Blues Tues
Oldie But Goodie Challenge - On the farm or in the garden  (paper is over 6mths old) Tues
Ribbon Carousel - #50 Anything Goes Tues
Tuesday Throwdown - Use some sparkle Tues
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Ribbon / Twine  Monthly E1/1
One Stitch At A Time - Anything goes Sun
Pile It On - Sparkle & Shine Sun
Sentimental Sundays- Celebrating Earth Day Sun
2 Sisters - Use a digi Mon
52 Christmas Throwdown - Snowflakes Mon
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Lots of Layers Mon
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Fav Color Combo - Blue & White  Monthly E3/3
Christmas Inspirations - Bingo - Diagonal digi, Sentiment & Glitter Montly E2/2
Christmas Card Challenges - Optional Recipe  Sun
Recipe-
Papers - Papermania
Flowers - Prima  (left over stash so no idea what ones exactly sorry)
Snowflake - Cut with Shilouette Cameo
Scallop & Circle - Marianne Creatable Die(s)
Pearls - Kaisercraft
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug spotty dotty
Snowflake stamp - Stampin Up
Sparkles - Stampin Up Dazzling Diamonds and Stickles
Misc - Ribbon, DMC Thread, gold leaves stash, TH Distress Inks
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32 Treasured comments:

DesignerDiva said...

Morning Leesa your card is beautiful today as usual! Gorgeous colours and super inside too Mrs!
If it makes you feel any better it's just as cold here and it's supposed to our summer!
Hugs Laurie xx

Hazel said...

What a gorgeous card - inside and out! They will love it - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 69 - hope to see you again soon. x

CARLA PREDIGER said...

Wonderful work. Loved the digi you used. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges this month. Hope to see you again playing with us;

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is super, What a great card, Love it. Oh my we still have frost too and its meant to be spring here. Mind you my veggies are starting to pop their heads through the ground. Love Hxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation hun, love the soft colours just perfect for the image!

Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly. good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Cheryl said...

oh this is gorgeous just love the soft colours,and that image hugs Cherylxxxx

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card and the lovely colours used also the lovely glitter which really makes the card shine:)x

Ira Huberts said...

Such an elegant card Leesa, love your choice of colours and that little touch of bling finishes it off beautifully!! Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my post, I really appreciate this. Have a lovely day, Ira x

Francesca said...

Beautiful creation thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie challenge this fortnight and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

how beautiful is this??? love your dies around the image and i just love the inside!!!

hugs :)

Debs said...

This is so beautiful Leesa - love the soft feel to it and the subtle sparkle.
Gorgeous inside too :o)
Hope the veggies survive the winter :o)
Take care
Debs xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oops I will be getting the sack, thanks for playing on Sparkles Christmas Challenge this month, Love Hxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Leesa! I love the soft muted colours and fab layout. The dove silhouette looks wonderful with the die cuts around it and I love all the sparkle!! and you've decorated inside so beautifully too !!!
Hope you have a great evening!
Love Sue xx

Magali said...

Marvelous work! Just perfect! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges this month.

Josephine said...

Absolutely beautiful - love the blues and golds.

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Mynnette said...

An absolutely STUNNING creation! LOVE that the inside is decorated so prettily! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

Judith said...

Lovely colours Leesa this is just gorgeous- you've definitely got Christmas in a bad way!! - wish I could find your enthusiasm at this time of year it would make Christmas so much easier! hugs judith x

Mau xx said...

Wow! what a gorgeous card Leesa, I love the colours and the image is beautiful.
I love Christmas too and just hate taking my tree down :( My hubby does too, so we leave it till the very last day to take down ...lol
Hugs Mau xxx
sorry late in the day, been so busy and then company came so no crafting for me today x

Davi said...

Wow this is quite beautiful~~ I love all the wonderful details and pretty colors :)

Vicky Hayes said...

What beautiful colours you've used on this lovely soft card Leesa!

* Shaz * said...

Lovely card!

thank you for joining in the fun with us at Sparkles Christmas for our " Colour me Happy " challenge

Hope you will join us again soon
good luck in the draw

Hugs Shaz x

Choccy said...

Such an adorable card Leesa.
Thanks for sharing your creation with us at One Stitch At A Time for our,'Anything Goes' challenge. Hope to see you back next week ;O)
Choccy x

Pami said...

What a beautiful card Leesa, wonderful colours! Hope all is ok with you! Pami x

Catie Cuddles said...

Wow what a stunning creation

Candace said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges! :)

Kelly said...

Gorgeous, i love the colours! Thank you for playing along at One Stitch At A Time xx

Lisa Jane said...

This is so pretty - gorgeous colours and i love the hearts around the image
Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this week
Lisa x

RiNNE said...

So gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at CCC!

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very elegant! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT this week and good luck Julie x

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
Helen x

Margo said...

Stunning and classy card!

Thanks for joining in at CCC!!

Jenny said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing at DTC!

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