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Monday, 1 April 2013

In the Garden

Good morning crafters, I hope you're all enjoying your long weekend.  Hope you all got loads of Easter eggs?  Mark took me out for a meal last night instead of buying me an Easter egg, you can't argue with that can you?

It's the first of the month so that means only one thing!  It's time for a new challenge over at the Clarity Stamp Challenge.  The theme for our second challenge is "IN THE GARDEN" which is where I know a lot of us wish we could be.  I keep looking out of the window at our garden thinking it needs a good old tidy up but then it starts snowing and I think better of it.  Oh well one day soon hopefully!

Anyway back to the challenge and here's my inspirational card for the challenge to get your creativity going and if this isn't enough the rest of the design team have loads more ideas for you too.  You could be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Stamp gift voucher.  It's a pity I can't enter myself!!

I love creating scenes with my stamps and the sets are ideal for these types of cards

Materials used:
Stamp - garden set
Stamp - haberdashery set
Adirondack ink - lettuce, stonewashed, sunshine yellow
Liquid pearls - pastel raspberry

I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I love Promarkers - spring is in the air
Stamping Sensations - great outdoors

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


  1. Oh Sazzle this is beautiful - I must have missed you posting this on the dt blog. I just want to sit in that chair - in the sunshine of course with a good book xx

  2. Lovely springtime scene - super card Sazzle x

  3. Brilliant card! I love the blossom and the gentle background colours which makes the foreground really stand out....I wish I had a garden like this! xx

  4. I just want to come and sit in your garden Sazzle....I bet it is just like this....as Linda says a good book and a glass of wine...btw I'll bring the wine! xxxx

    1. If my garden looked like this Bernie I wouldn't get any crafting done especially with all of that wine ;-)

      We'll all have to have a get together one of these days although I know a lot of you are meeting up at Cowden aren't you?

      xx Sazzle xx

  5. Beautiful card Saz, so sorry I missed it being posted. Soaking up that sunshine.

  6. Beautiful Card. I love the scene you have created with your images and you have coloured them in wonderfully. The ink you have used is really good and the liquid pearls give the image a nice effect.


  7. I love this card and it's the reason I bought the garden set at the SECC recently. And those stacking pots! Took a while to figure it out but managed to use it in a birthday card recently. Thanks for the inspiration.

  8. Beautiful scene Sazzle. Stacking the pots was such a clever idea. x

  9. This is such a lovely scene Saz. So many different stamps used to build up the lovely scene.

    Love the way you've created your sun - we need more of that!!

    Brilliant inspiration.

  10. Brilliant card Sazzle and such a good use of the stamps....I do love the way that you have created an atmosphere aswell as a scene...brilliant D.T. Inspiration...hugs, Jo. X

  11. what a delicate card - love all the different stamps used to make such a perfect garden xx

  12. Gorgeous card, I love the background images

  13. Gorgeous card Sazzle, Beautiful garden scene, Love those hanging baskets...I'm off to Ally Pally next week & Barbara will be there I must buy some clarity stamps, I dont have one! shocking! I would love to take part in future challenges...Hugs May x x x

  14. Love your design sazzle. I agree with jo it's very difficult to create an atmosphere but you have achived it here. ps thanx for your help with leaving comments etc

  15. My, what a small world:)
    This card is utterly gorgeous. Have had a nose through your gallery too and wow! your cards are all so elegant..... oh and your craft room... your little piece of heaven:)
    Nikki x

  16. A fantastic card, so much detail! You have created a beautiful scene with those stamps.

  17. Fabulous card. It looks so real.You're very clever.
    Love lynn.x


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