Saturday 14 April 2012

Time to follow your dreams

The challenge on Anyone for Anya this week is a photo inspiration:

The background stamping of various strips is from the Greeting farm Spotlight set, as is the 'Time to follow your dreams' sentiment. This is also for All that scraps Wednesday challenge where 'anything goes' as long as a qualifying stamp is used. It's also for Farm fresh Friday: classic patterns.

I've followed the sketch for Sketchy colors 112:
I've doodled around the edges of the card and have used the lovely Stampotique bee stamps by Jo Capper-Sandon, so this is also for Stampotique 52: oodles of doodles.

The papers are offcuts from Papermania lemon sorbet, so this is another chance to play in Pixie's crafty snippets 15 and have a turn on the swings while I'm there! Also for Hiding in my craft room 42: super scraps Saturday.

Not a very good photo - the yellow is more vibrant irl. The bodies of the bees were coloured with copic acid yellow.

This is also for:

Our daily bread 104: S P R I N G word challenge - I've used S for spots, P for patterns and I for insects
Pile it on 15: all about S - spots, squares, spring
Top tip Tuesday 74: spotty, dotty
Critter 110: critters
Incy wincy 141: cute critters
Lexi 62: focus on the sentiment
Aud sentiments 52: spring summer colours
Cupcake 187: spring is in the air
Crafty ribbons 17: things with wings
PaperPlay 15: things with wings
Totally papercrafts 112: things with wings
Stamp, scrap & doodle: things with wings
Deep ocean 23: song inspiration - All I have to do is dream
Use it Tuesday 29: anything goes (using up paper I've had for quite some time)
Scrapbook sisters card challenge 79: anything goes
Anything goes 64: anything goes
Prairie fairy Fridays 76: anything goes
Wags n whiskers 77: anything goes
Make it Monday 84
Inspire me Fridays 54
52 card pickup 15


  1. Beautiful card. Perfect for the challenge on Crafty Ribbons. Good luck.

  2. Stunning card Hazel. Thank you for joining Stampotique's oodles of doodles challenge. Gez.

  3. I like this a lot! The stamped strips look so good against the pretty yellow checks.

    (Actually, I seem to be haunted by bees at the mo - we've had 4 huge bumble bees in the house in the last 3 days - one was in the bath! It makes a change from spiders!)

    Your doodled border looks really good, too!

    love Mags B x

  4. Fab doodling Hazel! Loving the yellow and bees. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique.

  5. this is so lovely
    Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy this week
    Love Jan

  6. I love your gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at anything goes challenge.
    Emma xx

  7. Wooow, this is so cool, and a great take on our sketch!
    Thank you for joining SC and lots of luck.
    Hugs, Marianne:)

  8. Gorgeous card with fab image..

    Thanks for joining in the challenge at Anything Goes.. Hope to see you again soon!

    Christine x

  9. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  10. Fabulous combination of the sketch and the photo Hazel - such a great card! Di xx

  11. Love this! It's so original, great papers.

  12. Cute card!
    Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!

  13. What a fun and clever card! Love the spots, the patterns and the insects! Great job!

  14. Beautiful card, Hazel! Thanks for joining us at Stampotique.

  15. Very nice card, love the stamps and doodling !

  16. A lovely creation, thanks for joining in with our spring theme this week at CCC.

    Liza x

  17. Lovely as always Hazel.
    Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts and good luck
    Anne x

  18. Hi Hazel,
    Oh this Absolutely Fab!!! Love the cute image, the dps, the colour scheme is just gorgeous. Love the layout and the doodling looks fab. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx

  19. What a fun spring/summer card Hazel. Perfect take on the Shining the Light challenge. Thanks for joining us at ODBD this week.

  20. Great card! Thank you for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

  21. Great card Hazel, thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x

  22. Beautiful card, Hazel! I love your colour scheme! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

  23. Buzzing card....
    I love the doodling edge and the different texture stamps,
    Thanks for joining us at Paper play,
    Kenzie xx

  24. Lovely card Hazel:-) I love the bees:-) Thank you for joining us at All That Scraps

  25. Your card is WONDERFUL!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

  26. Very lovely card. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR. Hugs, Velma

  27. Cute card. I love all the slips. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR DT An'Jenic!

  28. Loving how you have incorporated the Stampotique bees and the doodling into the theme and the sketch! Great job!
    Val :)

  29. Wonderful card. Thank you for joining the Stamptique designer's cahllenge

  30. Lovely card Hazel - love the colour combo with the stamp :)

  31. Your card is BEE-utiful!! (Yeah, I know, not very original). Thanks for joining us at Wags 'n Whiskers! Hope you will join us again in the future!


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