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Easter Card and More Paper!

It's a beautiful morning here in Sunny rain and the sun is out's peaceful!! The kids went back to school this morning! Both of them were grumpy and tired and Sam was very tearful. However, I know that when I put them to bed tonight, they will both go out like lights (hopefully!).

Now for the card. Managed to photograph it this morning. This one's for the Papertake Weekly Challenge and after receiving my papers from Blonde Moments, thought this set would be ideal for Spring. I also used one of my new stamps from Sugar Nellie which I managed to mount last week when I was having a sort out.

I was really out of my comfort zone with these colours....they're not ones I usually choose, however, because I liked the papers so much, took the colours from them. Image is coloured with Brushables and mounted on Bazzill c.s. Flower is also from Bazzill and brad from Poppicrafts. The greeting is a stamp......yes, the one I can never remember!!

Can you believe I actually got a parcel yesterday.....on a Sunday! I couldn't believe it either but apparently it was one which had been delivered when I was out on Saturday and my neighbour dropped it round. Here's what was in it.

I just love this little chap....he really is a cheeky monkey! I said last week that I needed more paper to give me some kind of inspiration but forgot just how much I'd ordered. There's still more to come!

Off to meet MIL this morning for a coffee before she goes on holiday and then back to some housework. Hope the sun is shining where you are and have a good Monday.


Marja Sch said…
What a beautiful card. I love the sunny colours. Have a lot of fun wtith your paper and the cute monkey.Hugs Marja
Frances said…
LOL "forgot" or "denial"?!

I've got a couple of those monkeys coming as well (have you seen the new ones?! :o
All Pink girl said…
Gorgeous card Jo ,love the colours and the papers ,loads of fabulous new goodies ,Dawnx
Michelle said…
Great card, love the fresh colours and the great layout you have used. Great new papers too and the stamp is so cute! Can't wait to see what you create with your new goodies! :0)
Stempelchaotin said…
Oh my gosh this is sooo spring feeling. So wonderful and pretty.
steph said…
Gorgeous cards again Jo! Love the PTW one! The papers are fab! And your PP one is lovely!! Thanks for joining us for the challenge! x
Jilli said…
What a fab card, I love the juicy colours it almost makes you laugh behind the ears (the sensation when you eat something tart)! Gosh, you are so lucky with all your new stash. Btw if your wanting to buy some Rubber Romance stamps I advise you buy from .Fab price and super fast delivery saying they come from USA!

Denise ~ said…
Pretty card Jo! Love the colors, so cheerful and bright. That image is too cute! I like the flower accent too. Great new goodies, have fun playing with those! :)
Andrea, said…
Fabulous card Jo, I love green and orange they are such fresh colours. Love the design of your card
Suzanne said…
Gosh you have been a busy girl while I have been away for the weekend!!! Lots of nice new goodies and some great cards. Love the one your son made bless!!!
This is lovely bright and sunny Sue :o)
Han said…
What a lot of lovelt stuff - cute card aswell. xx
Claudia said…
gorgeous card jo!
i simply love your style!! you go girl
Terrie B x said…
wow Iove your cards...just gonna go have a look at your blog,TFS!:)x
Jo said…
love the cards...

thought I would let you know, I tagged you.. was pointed in your direction from a link on Jackies blog.. now a regular visitor..
keep up the good work!
nessy said…
well not so sunny dorset today!!LOL
yes my two boys went back to school and nursery this week -had tears from them both -and me on the way home in the car!!
i just love this last bright card!! the colours brighten the day - lovely!!
well fran(franmade) has given me a slight push to start a blog -so on sunday i started the journey!! think it`s going to take some time until i`m any where near the standards of all you experienced stampers!!
going to add you to my favourite list!!
here`s to more sunny days!!-and sunny cards!!
vanessa (nessynotes) xx
Julie said…
Love the spring colours on your card. Lovely work.

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