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Monday, 23 July 2012

Forever Friends#41


Good morning to you all....It is time for another challenge over at Forever Friends
 Our challenge this fortnight is
 “Are you Brave Enough”
To show a card of your early days and one of today
My card share uses a forever Friends image, I have coloured this with Promarkers, my backing papers are from Paper Mania…

My past card was made in Dec 2009 just after I started making them. I have no idea where the image or papers came from.


Our sponsor is
 Well you have two weeks to create and join our challenge
Supplies used
Image “Forever Friends”
Medium “Promarkers,”
Backing Papers “Paper Mania”
Butterflies die “Joy Craft”
Sentiment “Cuddly Buddly”  

I am entering these into
Truly Madly Crafty "Animals"
D.C.C and Friends "Anything Goes"
Charisma Cardz "Favourite Animal"
Digi Doodle "Anything Goes"
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
Joanna Sheen "Animal Crackers"
       

79 comments:

Kate M said...

I recall doing a sunflower card very similar to this one too!! They are both great!
Kate
xx

Nicole Hascoet said...

Beautiful Doreen! love the embellies and the image is adorable.
Hope you have a great week.
Hugs xx

Jan Ltc said...

Both fab cards Doreen the first one is fab love those dots n the ribbon xx Jan

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card Doreen love the image and the layout is beautiful. Caroline xxx

Elaine said...

Wow Doreen what a fabulous card they will love it and your past card is super too , you have a fabulous style Hugs Elaine

Jo Davies said...

Morning Doreen gorgeous FF card, love it! Love seeing older cards not sure if I am brave enough to show mine... Have a great day Jo xxx

Kay Dalton said...

what beautiful card, i love the blue , and the swirl is realy pretty and who can resist forever friends :)
thanks for entering your card in the DCC&F challenge best of luck x

Loz said...

Both gorgeous cards Doreen. It is great to look back and see how our cards and techniques have changed. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Chrissie said...

Such a sweet card Doreen, I love the pretty colour palette and papers too.
Your older card looks very good to me too, I wish mine had been that good when I first started.
Chrissie xx

Chrissy said...

Both cards are lovely Doreen, love the wee bears of course...gorgeous blue on that card....and the sunflower card is really lovely, photography has changed a bit..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Redanne said...

That was brave of you, I could never show one of mine (!)but yours is lovely. Love Forever Friends bears and your card is gorgeous, brilliant die cut heart behind and loving the blue. A x

Jackie said...

Wonderful card, love the layout and colours. I like your old one too :o)
Jackie xx

sue - bearhouse said...

Both cards are gorgeous Doreen. I do love the FF bears though and you have coloured them beautifully.

Sue

Tammy said...

Very pretty card and terrific matching papers. Love the sweet image.

Mojca said...

Waw such a cute card Doreen. Lovely papers and image. Hugs! Mojca

rachel said...

beautiful work Doreen!

Dawn Louise said...

Fabulous and thank you for entering our challenge at DCC & FRIENDS x

Marilyn said...

So cute and I really like your papers and colours!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Today's card is beautiful Doreen, I like the sweet ff bears and the colour, your old card is great much better than mine when I first started.
Kevin xx

Sue said...

Aww this is really sweet Doreen! those bears are mega cute!! Love the pretty papers and embellies!
I love your past card too… gorgeous sunflowers and gold borders.. it's nice to look back at the cards that you did every now and again... ;-)
Hope you have a lovely day!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

heidy said...

Both cards are fabolous Doreen!
XXX Heidy

Home sweet home said...

Gorgous cards,love the blue one with the sweet image.Lovely work.
Love Merethe

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Even in your early days you were amazingly talented!!! They are better than some of the ones I make now and I've been at it over a year! I love your work....
Thank you for always leaving such lovely comments on my blog, it's lovely to have your support.
Love Lisa xxxx

Cat's sCrap said...

Magnificent card. Beautiful papers. Nice bears. Great job ! Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Doreen. Love the image and colours and those little butterflies too!
Lorraine x

Faye's Paper Passion said...

Hello Doreen. I popped by from MIM to see your Beautiful card...faye

emma mitchell said...

Both gorgeous cards Doreen , I love the forever friends bear.
Hugs Emma xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Doreen just love these little bears...gosh what a difference in 3 years of card making...


Anne

Susan Flynn said...

Beautiful design Doreen and your older card is lovely too! x

Kara Lynne said...

How fun to see a card from the past. Styles change a bit, don't they? I love all the different dots on this cute new card!

Creations by Shirl said...

It's so funny to compare the before and after.... But back then our first card was just as pretty in it's own special make. LOL! Now, we can say wow what a big difference! Super awesome on both Doreen!
Enjoy your crafty week~
Big happy smiles :-)

Seafield Jo said...

I saw your card at MIM and came for a closer look. Your forever friends card is adorable and lovely colours. Love your 'old' card too.

Jo x

Happy Days said...

Gorgeous card and I loved seeing how your style has changed, thanks for sharing an old card. x

Glenda Atkins said...

Both wonderful and I think the difference is that the style of cards has changed over time and there is a lot more supplies out there now. Of course practice always plays a part!
hugs
glenda

julie_woolston said...

Both lovely cards Doreen the papers are beautiful, love the images.

Hugs Julie x

Sandra H said...

Hi Doreen, Wow both cards are amazing lovely detail and brilliant image on this weeks challenge card, also love the embellishments and layout on both:)x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Doreen I am loving the blue! That is one gorgeous card1 Judy x

Desire Fourie said...

Just gorgeous. Loving the colours and designs.
Hugs Desíre Digistamps4Joy DT Member Doing Life Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Doreen, love the cute image and pretty details.

Donna x

coops said...

so gorgeous doreen.stunning design and image :D

xx coops xx

Leikkaan Mervi said...

I'm not proud, my first cards are sooo bad! But hopefully had learnt something thru these years.
Your card is beautiful and love the blue and white colours,-))m

Allison said...

such a cute card
thanks for joining us at Charisma this week
AllisonX

Jac said...

Beautiful card Doreen, love the blues and gorgeous die cut heart, not sure I could be brave enough but then my early cards don't look as good as yours does! xx

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Doreen, love the papers colours and sweet image. Carolxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Both cards are gorgeous Doreen. You were talented even in those early days.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Doreen,
Your old card is miles better than my first efforts. The blue one is gorgeous, very clean and fresh looking.
Janet

Teresa said...

2 Beautiful cards Doreen.
Hugs Teresa xx

Molecraft said...

Well I think they are both gorgeous, I wish my first card was that good!
Helen x

debbi taylor said...

both cards are beautiful!
love that forever friends image - one of my favourites...
hugs
Debbi x

Teresa said...

Hi Doreen I'm back :o)
Superb card so sweet, thanks for joining us at Joanna Sheen Animal Crackers challenge. Hugs Teresa xx

angelwhispers said...

Wow Doreen what a great theme and love both cards its so nice to look back and see how we progress with our cards. Love Chanelle xx

PAC CHARITY CARDS said...

Absolutely beautiful Dorren

Hugs caz

Tessa en Anke said...

Both card are beautiful
hugs Tessa & Anke

Nikbee said...

I love the sweet image and the heart die cut is lovely.
I wish my first card was as good as yours!
Nikki x

Suzie's Card Den said...

Hello Doreen
Super card I love the image and those butterflies are super cute.
Hugs
Suzie xx

Anne-Marie said...

I think I still have somadem sunflowers...haa! You are much braver than I am, Doreen....you would choke on your pips if I showed some of mine! Your "new" style is gorgeous, as well you know. :)

Danie May said...

Your earlier creations are just wonderful Doreen I wish I could say mine looked that good. I am loving your card today, the different blue elements really set off this adorable image wonderfully! Beautifully Done! xx

Star said...

Wow Doreen your colours here are stunning. Love your layout and design. Your older card is great too
Eileen x

Little K Smith said...

Aw this is just gorgeous hun, I love these bears and a fabulous layout too :)
Kelly.x

The Other Patti Sue said...

What a super sweet card... so adorable!

Netty said...

Loving your adorable card, x

Mrs A. said...

Stopping by from MIM to say how pretty this card is done all in blue. Hugs Mrs A.

Shelby said...

Wonderful flashback card! Love all of the blue in your card and the die cut card is so pretty! Beautiful card

Shelby

Mary J said...

Awww, so lovely Doreen! Fab use of the papers and sentiment!

Sarah said...

Both cards are beautiful Doreen x

cotnob said...

I love the colours and papers on your 'Today' card Doreen and your image is so cute. Your past card is also pretty, great layout. I have to say your photography skills have improved rather a lot.
Pauline
x

coldwaters2 said...

Gosh Doreen your style of card making has changed so much that sunflower card is gorgeous but your present work is awesome, I adore this beautiful card that image along with the colours, papers and embellishments look superb.
hugs
Lorraine x

xxxtglxxx said...

This looks brilliant! I LOVE FF bears and what a contrast between the two cards, its amazing how much our designs change! :)

both cards would get pride of place on my fireplace though! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Andrea said...

love your card saw it on MIM the colour combination and layout is lovely and your bears are so cite thank you for sharing x

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is very beautiful Doreen.

greetings karin

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card. Visiting from MIM. xxx

Gemma said...

gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at Charisma! Gemma :)

Tonya said...

Your card is beautiful. The blues are all so pretty together. Thanks for sharing this at MIM.

Lady Coral said...

Here from MIM, and I love your cute bears!! Lovely card

Jo said...

Gorgeous and such a great way to show how far you have come., I saw this on MIM and had to take a closer look. Its fantastic. Hugs Jo

Julie said...

Great card - I love the colour scheme.

It's always nice to have a look back through old cards you have made and see how far you've come.

xx

Bettina L. said...

Wow this is totally cute Doreen. Love the design with the diecut heart, butterflies and bow. Saw you on MIM and had to come in for a closer look. Glad I did. TFS. Bettina xx

Shirley-anne said...

Both cards are awesome .Love the bear image and the papers but that heart is so beautiful .Thanks for sharing all on Make it Monday .

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

A gorgeous card! Love those colors you used.

Hugs
Judith