Thursday, August 5, 2010

Colour Throwdown #104



These are such bright happy colours for this week's Colour Throwdown Challenge that I just had to have a try even though there are lots of chores waiting for me. Today is dull and cold so it was fun to just sit and make this simple card.

Card: Stampin' Up! Old Olive, Whisper White and Haiku DSP

Ink: Old Olive, Tangerine Tango and Summer Sun [ as we have no Daffodil Delight here yet]

Stamps: Eastern Blooms and Perfect Punches

Kaisercraft Rhinestones, SU wide oval punch, extra large two step bird punch

I saw my brother when in Brisbane and he is going home next week!!!! Isn't that a miracle?? It has been four months since his accident, he still has to have lots of physio, occupational and speech therapy but is so excited to be going home. He is starting to walk now but has to really concentrate on each step he takes. He is not allowed to fly so it will take three days for him to travel by car to get home - just short journeys each day.

12 comments:

Diane Barnes said...

Gorgeous card, Jean. Love how you've arranged all the flowers & leaves. I'm glad Eastern Blooms is staying too.
Great to hear that your brother is able to go home. So happy for you all. Hugs, Di

Laura Pryor said...

A delightful and pretty card! Love the flowers and blocking with the papers! great job!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

I like that you used a very simple layout but made it stunning with the patterned paper and position of the flowers.

Glad your brother is better.

Broni said...

I'm so glad you like the colors and that you decided to play along! What a fun card! I love all the pretty patterns!!

Debbie Pamment said...

Great news about your brother going home - WOW he's had an amazing few months! Hope he continues to improve.

Now you card - WOW - did you ever ROCK this challenge - I think I would have been scared off with these colours - LOL

xXx

Leigh said...

I love this card Jean and it's already in my 'caseing' folder.

Leanne said...

Oooh, really love this one Jean! Wonderful news about your brother too. Love Leanne.

Tammy Hershberger said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

dpkennedy said...

I love the combination of patterned papers! Very pretty! Thanks for playing the Color Throwdown!

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Your card is bright and fun -- love it!!! And HUGE congrats on your brother's progress -- how wonderful to be going home -- as we all know, there is NO PLACE like home -- it's what makes us all happiest!!! Prayers for his continued recovery and improvement!!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Fabulous!!! What an awesome job you did with these colours!!! The flowers are so fun and fabulous!!!

9 2 midnight said...

Love the colours, layout and the stamp set.... Put together beautifully :) cheers