Wednesday 31 July 2013


Good morning everyone,
I hope your week is going well. 
Our weather has been wonderful lately - the sweltering heat has gone...yeah!
....and I get to have lunch with friends at one of my very favourite restaurants by the lake
 so it's going to be a good day!

Today also starts a new challenge at the

and this week the theme is "Summer"

I've used the adorable Sally from Sassy Cheryl's Stamps
This one is called "have you heard" and can be found here.   
I love the expression on her face...bless her... she is so surprised by her little visitor!

Digital stamp coloured with Copics
DP - Echo Park Dots & Stripes Christmas Collection - old item
SU Riding Hood Red DP & ink
SU Blushing Bride
Sentiment created in Word
Button - Jenni Bowlin Vintage- old item

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Created with Love Challenges - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge #49 - Pretty in Pink
Make it Monday #151
Paper Playtime #15 - Pattern Paper
CCH#150 - Summertime
The Kraft Journal:  Cute Critters

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pat K xx


Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Super cute Sassy Pat and love your colouring! Your layout is fabulous love the striped paper cut on the bias! Have a wonderful lunch - by the lake, sounds fab! Susan x

Claire said...

Good morning Pat - this is a gorgeous card, love the sweet image, gorgeous colours and papers and a fab layout too. Hope the weather is good where you are as its raining here in the Midlands today! Hugs, Claire x

Stamps and Paper said...

Such an adorable Sassy image Pat beautifully coloured, love your backing papers


Sue said...

Gorgeous card Pat. I love the sweet image, fabulous colouring and the way you have layered those pretty papers looks wonderful
hugs Sue xx

Doreen said...

Fabulous,love the image and gorgeous

Carol Willis said...

Love this Pat. Gorgeous image and papers.
Caz x

coops said...

so gorgeous pat.i love the image and stunning design and colours :D

xx coops xx

Chris Hanselman said...

Love the image. Great colors. Thanks for entering our Anniversary Blog Hop and Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges. Remember to win the challenge you need to complete the blog hop and comment on each team members' blog and be a follower.


Wendy said...

So gorgeous Pat, adorable image and love the colours.
Hugs Wendy xx

Pat said...

Beautiful card Pat with such a cute image and design. Hope you enjoy your lunch with friends, sounds wonderful lunch by the lake. The weather has cooled down here too but unfortunately we have had some awful thunderstorms and heavy rain for the past few days, but it is supposed to be warm and dry again tomorrow.

Pat xx

K8 said...

Ohh what a cute image, love you coloring!! Thanks for entering our Anniversary Blog Hop and Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges this week, hugs Kate (DT)

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Great card Pat love that image and your coloring is fantastic. Thanks for entering our Anniversary Blog Hop and Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges. Remember to win the challenge you need to complete the blog hop and comment on each team members' blog and be a follower.
Linda K. DT

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Pat - stunning colouring of the uber cute image.
Enjoy your evening.
Debs xx

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Pat, beautifully coloured image and I love your bold papers.

Pia S said...

I really like the layout you've chosen for this sweet image! The combination of red colored DPs with spots and stripes is beautiful, and I like your own made embellishments. The scalloped circles with sentiment and button are great finishing touches on this card!

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous Pat. Love that image.

Susan xx

Laine said...

So cute Pat. Love the colouring detail and design. Stunning.

Unknown said...

Love this card Pat, it's stunning. Thank you for joining us over at MIM. Hugs Kerry x

Carol Ric said...

So adorable!

Donna Ellis said...

Such a great "ladybug" card, Pat, right down to the spots on your paper. Love the little added diagonal pieces in the corners, and the shading on your sweet little angel enjoying the company of the ladybug. Wonderfully layered. Your pretty card below looks so elegant! thanks for bringing a smile to my face today! hugs, de

Sasha said...

Beautifully created, Pat...both outside and in! Love your beautifully coloured sweet summery image xx

Ellen said...

Lovely card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

groetjes, Ellen

jessica said...

This is so super adorable!! LOVE the digi and the great colors!!
Thanks for sharing and linking this up over at The Kraft Journal for our Cute Critters challenge. Hope to see you play along with our new challenge that begins today.

Katherine K :) said...

I love this image and you've colored her beautifully! I also love the fab papers you have chosen - they complement your design and the image so awesomely!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Fab image and I love how you have worked on this card

Unknown said...

Love it! You used the pink papers so nicely. Thanks for joining our Anniversary Blog-Hop at Created With Love Challenges.

♥Jan♥ said...

Hi Pat ! Just wanted to let you know we will be featuring this card tomorrow, Friday, 8/15, on The Kraft Journal. Really love it !! -Jan-

Lynn said...

congrats on making the Friday Feature at the Kraft Journal. Your coloring is beautiful and you do such a wonderful job with the skin tones. Cute blog name too!

Sassy Raggedy said...

Lovely Lovely card. The design and the colors are beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's Challenges! joann

Sassy Cheryl said...

Well. . . .Hello there friend. :)
This is stunning. LOVE IT!
Thanks for playing along in the Pick your favorite card challenge this past week with my Sassy Gals. And HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!