Sunday, July 24, 2011

Paper Sundaes #79 Summertime

There needs to be a 'rule' that women should not get sick. Kids - we can look after. Men - we can sympathise with, sort of.
BUT how can I possibly cook dinner, make cards, clean the house, make cards, go to work, make cards, pick up the kids and make cards when my body is telling me "lie down - lie down - lie down"?
I am definitely reviewing that rule book :)

This week at Paper Sundaes we are having a Beachy/Summertime theme sponsored by Michelles Scrapbooking and More. It did cheer me up to sift through my bright and colourful papers and my summery stamps and create a card that reflects what I am dreaming of during our cold Melbourne winter.
Check out all the great products at Michelles and also take a look at all the inspiration that the rest of the design team have given you over at Paper Sundaes.

Just a bit of advice from a still sniffly woman - don't attempt to put a bow on a card while you are not well. The bow on this card took me longer to tie than it did to make the card.
So, while you are all doing a "Where's Wally" search for the bow, I will retrieve it from the rubbish bin and try again when I am feeling better. Have a good and healthy week all.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Craft your Days Away #25 Summertime
Fussy and Fancy #41 Summer
Allsorts #113 Free and Easy
2 Sisters #49 Anything Goes
Card Makin Mammas #25 Food and Drink
Craft us Crazy #13 Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts  July Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink July Summer Birthday


  1. this is gorgeous Jenny, great layout and colours!!


  2. Aww Jenny you still managed a fab card!!! and I find that men will be a Little helpful, but you have to spell it out hun!! they just don't see it otherwise!! Lol!!
    warm get well Hugs
    Jacqui P xx

  3. If I could make cards as good as you can when you're sick, I'd be a happy crafter! The ribbon part of your post made me chuckle. Must be tough too to make a summer card during the winter especially when you're sick! Get well soon.

    P.S. I totally agree with your new proposed rule.

  4. Oh my, I hope you feel better soon! I've definitely been there before and it's amazing how much longer it can take to do a whole card, let alone a bow, when you're sick. I would NEVER have known that you weren't feeling well when you did this card though- it's adorable! If anything could brighten a persons day it would be this :) Sending you get well wishes!
    xx Katie

  5. I freaking love this card! Those bright pinks and greens are some of my fav's. Hope you are feeling better, must be something going around cause we have it in my home too. Blech! Great card, just absolutely love it!

  6. This is gorgeous Jenny, I love those colours and image is super cute. Thanks for joining in with us at LCI this month, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

  7. This is adorable, Jenny!! I hope you feel better, it's no fun being sick :(

  8. What a great summery card and just right for our challenge over at Fussy & Fancy this week.

    Hope you are feeling better soon :-)

    xx Happy crafting xx


  9. oh sorry to hear you arent well - hope you feel a lot better soon.
    Love this bright cheerful card ..the colours and image are gorgeous
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Take care
    Lisa x

  10. Oh Jenny, just hopped over from Paper Sundaes, I love this card, it's so pretty & your colouring is amazing
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

  11. Oh you poor thing. I hope you're soon feeling a lot better. Your card is amazing Jenny. I love absolutely everything about it.
    Hugs xo

  12. Awwww Jenn! Hope you are feeling better soon love! I must admit I did search for the bow and laughed at the 'Where's Wally?' reference. Tee hee! Gorgeous card... love the colours.
    Susan xxox

  13. This is really lovely Jenny, love the colours. Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts challenge this week and good luck!

  14. aww hope you are feeling better soon

    gorgeous card, the image is fab and the papers are lush

    thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week, good luck in the prize draw


    Amanda xx

  15. Hope you are feeling better Jenny, being sick is never nice, totally agree with your sentiments about the 'rule book'!!
    Your card is as gorgeous as always, I love the bow less look-lol!! I always struggle with the hair on these CC design stamps, but you have shown how great the hair can look! :)

  16. Really nice card, thanks for sharing with craft your days away and good luck, Gaynor DT x

  17. The papers are so lovely and the image is really sweet - perfect for summer. I love this card!

    Thanks for joining in with our challenge at CYDA.


  18. This is sugar sweet,I love the colours you've used for this beautiful card, Thanks for joining the summer birthday challenge at LCI. Have a great week,Julie.x

  19. Sweet! Love the colors!
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft Us Crazy!


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