Saturday, 24 January 2015

You Are My Sunshine

This week we are celebrating Australia Day down here in Oz and what better time to do that than in the middle of summer! So this weeks new challenge over at Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode challenge is something that will brighten up all of those cold winter days on the other side of the globe, as it is all about Summer! So please pop over & join in the hot fun. I've used this gorgeous image by Jade Dragonne called Rubber Duck.

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Jade Dragonne 'Rubber Duck', Taylored Expression 'Sunny Days' sentiment
Copics: Skin: E50  E51  YR00  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E11  E13  E15  E18
             Cossie: YG03  YG25  YG17  B18
             Rubber Duck: B12  B14  B18  Y21  YR23  YR24
             Duck: Y21  YR23  YR24  YR14  YR18  E09
             Hearts & Flower: R27  E09
Papers: Basic Grey 'Soleil' paper pack, Kaiser Craft 'Miss Nelly' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Modern Stationary, Memory Box Summer Kites, Taylored Expression Sunny Days
Other: Vintage Photo Distress ink, sequins, stitching, blue embossing powder.


  1. Nice to see summer when we here on the east cost of the United States are in 30 degree weather and looking forward to 5-8 inches of snow! Thanks for joining us this challenge at Open-Minded Crafting. Sweet image and love those kites!

  2. Wow!! It's quite the opposite where I live!! LOL!! It would be nice to have this warm of weather though! :) Your creation is absolutely stunning here!! Gorgeous coloring and what a fun theme for Holiday! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

  3. What a fun summertime design Alicia and your coloring is FABULOUS!! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ANYTHING GOES with a TWIST – use a new craft item’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  4. So refreshing to see Summer in the middle of winter. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Café for this challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
    Margaret, DT.

  5. Such a cute card, lovely and bright so cheerful. Thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

  6. Oh I'm dreaming of summer after seeing your lovely card. Great use of so many elements and fab colouring too. Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

  7. We may have the sun out today but you've got the heat! Such fun card Alicia.
    Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. :)

  8. Alicia this is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. It is perfect for our 24th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  9. gorgeous card... love all background pattern paper.. Thank you for playing along with Art by Mi Ran challenge #24.. Good luck :D


  10. Great card and love the design. Thanks for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons. Carol S. DT

  11. Great card, embellisment, colours, Everything!!! I love taking a look! Thank you for joining our challenge. Ana Isabel DT Open-Minded.

  12. love your summery card and fabulous colouring,great layout and selection of papers--Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun
    Carol DT x

  13. Fabulous card. Great to see a bit of sunshine, cold here tonight and expected to get colder. Love the patchwork effect and the layout. Thanks for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Challenge 28 - Movie Inspiration and Good Luck! x

  14. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining our "Things with Wings" challenge at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

  15. Lovely card… love the die cuts. Thank you for playing along with Art by Mi Ran challenge. Hugs, Babi.

  16. Super cute Alicia. Love this fabulous card. Missing you at Southern Girls. Hugs, Wends xoxo