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Fresh and Fun!

My blogging buddy Jilli, recently celebrated her birthday and is holding a birthday blog candy challenge. The challenge is to make a card entitled "Fresh and Fun" so this is my contribution!

I knew which stamp set I wanted to use as soon as I saw the challenge.....Sassy Suzie from Stampin Up, which I've recently acquired, so I thought that was the "fun" bit and I love this patterened paper from Saffrasslass which I think could qualify for the "fresh" part. I've coloured Susie with Prismas and Sansodor and used Marvy for her make-up. Cardstock is from Bazzill with the turqoise/teal panel run through my Cuttlebug with the Spots and Dots embossing folder. Brads and ribbon are from my stash and the slits for the ribbon have been made with a SU punch.

I've got Sam off school today as the Teachers at the Infants are taking a "day of action", however, the Teachers at the Junior School voted against it so Lewis still has to go to school! Don't think me and Sam will be going far today as it's pouring with rain so hopefully, will be able to get some crafting done today. BTW, guess what? loo is working again!!! The plumber turned up unexpectedly yesterday evening with the part and it worked! Twelve days without a flush and lugging buckets of water about was long enough I can tell you!!


Jilli said…
Jo, its gorgeous, but then I knew it would be! I love the stamps, think I might have to take a look at those, you'll be getting me in trouble again lol! The papers are gorgeous and I love the layout and colours. Thanks for taking time to join in and good luck. BTW, glad your flushing again!!
nessy said…
well fab card -gorgeous papers and love the image and saying!! made me giggle!!
looks like you`ve been getting jilli into trouble as well???
well gues you could have drawn your loo on a card - thats now freah and fun!! LOL
vanessa xx
ink'n'rubba said…
glad you are able to flush again! and love your card with that fabulous sentiment! enjoy your crafting day!
Joanne said…
Just catching up with my blogs for a few minutes this morning. Have been looking at your last few days entries. So glad to hear that your loo is fixed - been there - done that!! Your cards are all lovely, and sorry that I don't have time to comment on them individually today!
Denise~ said…
What a fun card! It's beautiful too. I love that paper, very pretty. Great layout and ribbon accent. Love the image and sentiment, too funny! Awesome job with the challenge.

Glad to hear your plumbing is all fixed, what a relief that must be. :)
fairymadjo said…
ohhhhhhhhhh its gorgeous , jo x
SUPER cute, love the layout and the ribbon!

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