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Digi Choosday challenge week 30 starts today. There is a great prize up for grabs and you can get a MASSIVE 35% off their digital images for today. You can find full details  and discount code on their blog Polkadoodles Digi Choosday

Our design brief for this weeks challenge was a summery fun card using an animal image and a specific colour palette. 

For the image I used the Horace and Boo Sleepy Pots digital stamp. My Inspiration came from chasing our naughty puppy out of the strawberry planters my daughter had lovingly maintained during lockdown. Our 4 legged furry friend ate every last piece of fruit, which of course was met by sobs from Martha. 
He them climbed into the flower bed and went to sleep in the sun without a care in the world, leaving me to make a mad dash to the local shop for strawberries to try an ease the tears!








This is a top fold card and I have created a template for the plant pot. It is available here as a PDF. Feel free to use it but please don't share it, direct people here for it to access it for themselves. The more traffic I get the better :)

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Supplies used

Mint, pale pink and coral paper 
Beige a4 card
Plant pot template Template pdf
Polkadoodles Sparkle collection sentiments (I purchased it as part of this collection but the sentiments can be purchased separately here)
Flower die
Sequins 
Distress ink in tattered rose 
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers

Instructions

Using the flowerpot template the shape was cut in the beige A4 card

The sleepypots image was printed and coloured using Spectrum Noir markers

The image was glued onto the flower pot 

I die cut a number of flowers in a mixture of greens, pinks and corals and glued them together each with a sequin centre. These were arranged around the image 

The sentiment was die cut and blended using distress ink in tattered rose

And was glued onto a larger nested piece of mint green card. This was then added to the front of the flower pot.

This has been entered in the following challenges

Lemon shortbread


Thanks for reading

Happy crafting

Claire xx



Comments

  1. Love, love, love this, Claire! Awesome project! xx

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  2. Very nice potted card love this. x

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  3. Just like you, I hate the string mess of hot glue. But watching your video, you had more control with your glue gun. Unlike me, I would have made a mess. Thank you for sharing your creation with us @ Incy Wincy Designs Summer Color Challenge. Good luck!

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  4. What a beautiful project that I'm sure will bring a big smile to the recipients face! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at the Artsystamper Challenge Blog! Good Luck in the draw and hope to see you again next challenge!

    Darlene
    ARTSYSTAMPER CHALLENGE
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop by for a visit.

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  5. Love your plant pot full of flowers and the cute image
    Carol x

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  6. What a super cool card. Thanks for the tutorial. Nice coloring. Thanks for joining us at ARTSYSTAMPER DIGITALS
    Good luck and we hope you join us again soon
    Hugs, Barbara - DT member

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  7. Lovely shaped card with 3D elements Claire. Thanks for joining us at Get Creative Challenges this month. Tristan DT.

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  8. Lovely card .. great design .
    Regards
    Rose DT

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  9. Claire, Beautiful! Love all of the 3D Flowers adding that perfect touch that I can almost smell their fragrance! Thank you for sharing your Blossoming creation with us at Jan's Digi Blog Challenge where anything goes. I invite you to join us again each month for a New challenge. HAPPY CRAFTING!
    Hugs,
    Jan
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

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  10. What a gorgeous card, such a clever design. Such a shame about the strawberries.

    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Keep crafting!
    Lj xx
    DT
    Crafter's Castle
    crafterscastle.blogspot.com

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    1. Very pretty, great shaped card. Thanks for joining us at A Place to Start this month for our"Flowers" challenge

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  11. This is a great design for a card and I love how you've arranged the flowers

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  12. How very pretty! Loving all the 3D flowers around that cute image. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  13. A truly lovely and fun project. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  14. A truly lovely and gorgeous project. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  15. Such a sweet flower pot card and two furry friends are nicely tucked in there having a snooze! Beautiful work, Mrs H! Thank you for sharing your project with us at the ARTSYSTAMPER DIGITALS CHALLENGE. We hope you'll come back soon.

    Carole x DT Craftilicious Creations

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  16. Such a gorgeous card, and this image definitely ticks our "delightful digi's"box, so its perfect for our theme

    Thank you for playing along with The Cuties, hope we will see you again soon

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  17. I love this gorgeously cute digi image!! Great card but what a shame about the strawberries!! Thank you for joining in at The Cutie Pie Challenge. Sarah DT

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  18. This is so sweet! Thanks for joining us at AAA Birthday, hope to see you again. Tina DT

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  19. Fantastic Project and beautiful flowers
    Regards
    Maritza

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  20. Fantastic work, Claire! Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at Pammie's Inky Pinkies and I apologize for being so late commenting. Internet problems. :-D
    NanaConnie
    DT

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  21. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at Cutie Pies. Sue x

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  22. Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

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  23. Brilliant card, thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Creative Crafters Challenge and wish you luck with your entry. Hope to see you join us again next month!!
    Hugs Donna (DT) xx

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  24. Fabulous Flower Pot card Claire! It is just beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Gale DT for  http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/

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  25. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Not Just Cards and Jan's Digis. Hope to see you again next time.

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  26. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Karola DT / Admin / Registered Owner for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  27. Such a beautiful card Claire! I'm now following you on Instagram! Hugs, Zowie xx

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