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Thursday, 21 April 2011

Moving Along With Recycling

Good Morning bloggers and isn't it just with all the lovely weather. It's been beautiful here in Sunny Hunny and the sunshine is very good for business!! Forgive me for not visiting you all so much it will quieten down after the Bank Holidays and normal services will be resumed lol.
It's Thursday again already which means DT time for me over at Moving Along With The Times and this week the lovely Lisa my Blogging Buddy has chosen the theme
'Recycle' 
as tomorrow is 'Earth Day' (said in my best alien voice) All our new team members are joining us proper today so please head over to the main challenge blog for links to their blogs.
We are sponsored this week by Ladybug Crafts Ink and the winner gets a stamp of their choice (lots to choose from - and trust me you''ll want them all)
We were given some lovely images to play with and I chose 'Cheeky Jack' I just love him - I love kids with a bit of character lol
I'm not too good at this recycling thing, (unlike the fabulous Lisa as you'll see when you check out her make for this challenge) I struggled with what to use and I'd been telling my lovely Son to pack away all the free CD's that were piling up on the coffee table from his PS magazines. I don't think he has noticed that he has one less lol I also added some recycled buttons one a little prematurely as it was still attached to my cardi when I spotted it was a perfect match!
This was really hard to photograph as I kept getting my reflection holding the camera in the CD (not something that added to my card) The scrummy paper is 3 bugs in a rug.
Don't forget to head over to MAWTT to check out what the fabby design team have recycled and also Ladybugs Craft Ink our fabulous sponsor for some fantastic goodies with superfast service!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion - You've Been Spotted
Cupcake Craft - Lots Of Layers
Ladybugs Crafts Ink - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Recycle Something
Papertake Weekly  - Spots 'n' Stripes
Charisma Cardz.  - Jokes & Laughter
Bunny Zoes  - One For the Boys

Thank you for looking and to those that do for commenting
Love 'n' Hugs Laurie x x

Last but by no means least I would like to wish my lovely friend 
Lisa Jane a great big
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

27 comments:

Debs said...

Love this Laurie it's so bright & cheery!
Thanks for sharing it with us PTW this week.
Take care
{{Debs}} xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Fabulous card Laurie - love the cheeky little character - great colouring too.
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Sue said...

Hi Laurie,

Aww this is fab, love the colours and layout. The boy is SO cool, I love his undone shoelace! and his gorgeous blond hair! You made me LOL about the button and your reflection in CD !!!! I would like to have a go at recycling but it's out of my comfort zone, which is all more reason to do it!!!! will see if I can find anything. I might even take inspiration from your CD idea as I have loads of 'coasters' that my DVD Recorder has spat out and ruined! LOL

Val said...

Wow - this is amazing. Very funny as well.
Hugs
Valxx

Liza said...

Gorgeous work, I love all the layers. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

Pami said...

This is just wonderful Laurie, (great minds as well, we both used the same image!), you have coloured Jack in perfectly.

Can I come and work with you Laurie!! I bet its lovely in this weather (and busy!!) So much better than being in horrible old London!

Have a great day. Pami x

Lisa Jane said...

Hey there Laurie.... am i glad is sunny and you don't need to wear that cardi!!!
Thank you so much for entering into the recyling spirit .. even if it means destroying your clothes lol.. and also thanks to your son for the CD
Thanks for the Birthday mention.. i bet HRH doesn't get this treatment today!!

You know i loved my gift .. and my card was fabuloso!!

Thank you my dear friend
Lisa x

Pami said...

Hi hon, me again! Should have said thanks for joining us at LCI this week, good luck!

PS - this paper is perfect with this card as well!!

Pami x

Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a beautiful card ! Good luck !

Mary J said...

I love your take on this fella, Laurie!!! Thx for joining in with us at LCI!!

Hope you have a fabby weekend lined up!

Mary J xxx

Annie said...

such a fun image and love the bright colours - a fabby card altogether!
enjoy your Easter weekend.
hugs, annie x

Rebekah said...

This is fab Laurie such a sweet card! I know what you mean about the hols its crazy here too! Thanks for joining us at creative card crew hugs Rebekah xx

pinky said...

Laurie that is just brilliant, I adore cheeky Jack and you have brought him to life!! Thanks for playing along with us at LCI this week.
Pinky

Barbara said...

What a darling card, Laurie. Love your use of the CD's and your cardi buttons:) I am glad that you were out of your comfort zone and did such a wonderful job. I guess that is why these are called Challenges!! I have been reading about "Bank Holidays." Can you tell me why the banks are closed?
Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion for our "You've Been Spotted Challenge." Hope to see you again on Monday for our next challenge. Barbara GDT XX

Brenda Brown said...

A fab card Laurie, the angles and curves balance perfectly and gorgeous colours too. You have taken recycling to another level with pinching the button from your cardi - you did make me giggle.
Enjoy the Easter weekend.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Christine L said...

Fabbie card Laurie...... love your use of the CD!! That image is so good too..... and your sentiment!
Hugs
Christine x

Gry said...

What a cute card! Love that stamp and the patterned papers!
Thanks for joining CCC this week!
Hugs, Gry!

patriziawithaz said...

Fabulous image - great card Laurie xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Laurie :-) the image is fab and the papers and embellies are perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Sue said...

Hi Laurie. just love the card you have made with Jack - he is so like my two monsters!!
Thank you so much for joining in with this weeks Anything Goes challenge at Ladybug Crafts Ink, hope to see you next week :-)

Sue xx

corinne said...

very nice. thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. Good luck !

Kerry said...

Such a cute card Laurie! Perfect pp and layout for this cheeky guy :-D Thanks for playing along at LCI this week xx

craftybunny said...

Great card.Full of fun.Love the image - he's just like my DS1 Jack!Thanks for joining us Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

clare brown said...

oh this little image reminds me so much of my neighbours wee boy called Jack. Goodluck at Charisma this week.

clare x

Leah the Orange said...

love love LOVE the image, and the fabby boyish colours! what a fun card! thanks for sharing with the Charisma Gals! :)

Christel said...

This card is absolutly adorable!
Thanks for joining Charisma cardz challenges and Creative card crew this week!
Hugs Christel

Mrs.B said...

Great card Laurie, fab image - so cheeky!
Avril xx