Thursday, 5 April 2012

Dull! oh Boy! Not me!

Hi everyone well I have had a few days off so have been busy doing house jobs BUT! all work and no play makes for a dull day! Or something like that!

so I had a look round for some inspirational Challenges and I wanted to play the Sketch Saturday Challenge again as I LOVE this sketch.

I also wanted to play the Penny Black Saturday challenge too their theme is Sing a long as the image I had was frogs it reminded me of the song We all stand together from Rupert the bear… 
Sketch Saturday Challenge – Sketch as above
Penny Black Saturday challenge – song as above
Divas by Design - Anything goes (Blog hop) thehehee!
Simon Says Stamp - use your favourite tool – My lovely Cuttlebug machine EVERYTIME! for me! xx 
Cupcake Craft - Sewing Box (include something you'd find in a Sewing Box) – Pins and cotton.
Stamps & Fun-Creativity Jff - Bingo, flower, pin & bow.
Wags 'n Whiskers - Say It With Flowers.
Here is how
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I made the Milk Bottle Flower, YES a plastic Milk bottle flower
Cut out a piece of CLEAN bottle and run through your cuttlebug with the tattered florals die.
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Shape with the bad of your scissors, Simples! tehhehe
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Happy Thursday all have a great day hugs me x Follow Me on Pinterest


  1. Froggitastic card hun - love the image and the layout is fab. Brilliant recycling with the flower (you're just too clever) but I am not sure it would work with milk bags, lol!! Love it. Sxx

  2. Great fun image Samantha a fabulous card and that milk bottle flower is great well done Hugs Elaine

  3. Hi Samantha
    Love your froggy card and the sketch you used as well. That flower made out of a milk bottle is really something. Top marks for your creativity and recycling at the same time.

  4. Aww, this is too cute. Love the image and that shimmery white flower reminds me of a water lily. How perfect.
    Hugs, Carissa

  5. Sha-zam! That is recycled gorgeousness right there and those frogs are 'ribbitingly' wonderful. Excellent idea and thank you the tutorial! :)
    Have a great weekend coming up.
    Lisa xx

  6. Hi Samantha, gorgeous card, love the cute image and fabby flower...Thanks for stopping by my blog and now following you too.
    Wendy xx

  7. Love this image and love the colour scheme on this card too! Thanks for joining in at Divas by Design. Laura x

  8. Fabulous card - love the colour! Your milk bottle flower look amazing too! :0)
    Thanks for playing with us at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  9. Hi Sam, gorgeous card...what a fantastic idea using the milk bottle...thats what I call 'proper' recycling!!
    Thanks for all the lovely comments you left on my site.
    Hugs Jayne x

  10. A fabulous card Samantha, I love the little froggies and what a great imaginitive idea for the flower too! :)

  11. Such fab design with those frogs Samantha. Love the use of punch, flower and the lovely colouring as well. Have a lovely night. Hugs Bettina xx

  12. Oh love that song and what a gorgeous card too. Love that flower can't believe its a plastic bottle.

  13. Plastic fantastic, Samantha. Thank you for the flower tip.
    Your card is so cute.
    hugs Dorte

  14. Hi Samantha
    Just came by to wish you and your family Happy Easter.
    Michaela xx

  15. Hoppin' cute!! The ultimate in recycling! Happy Easter Samantha!

  16. super cute card the milk bottle flower...thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

  17. Fabulous card Samantha, love the cute frogs and very impressed with the milk bottle flower! xxx

  18. Hi Samantha, what a fab card! Love the image, so cute, and your colour choices.

    Brilliant flower as well, would never have thought of using a milk carton!

    Thanks for hopping along at the Divas.


    PS - Dropped quite a few £s on the stash diet - am working through the pain!!!

  19. froggylicious! love this :)
    Thank you for playing along at Sketch Saturday
    Jo xx

  20. Such a pretty card Samantha, love how you coloured those cute frogs of yours! And how smart to cut up a milk bottle :-) Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, Happy Easter! Ira x

  21. Cute card, I love how you did the flower. Thanks for joining us at SFC.
    Hugs, Anja

  22. what a wonderful card - Thanks for joining us at Diva's this week for our first Birthday celebrations
    Lisa x

  23. Great card, but that tip about the bottle is just so inspirational. It is amazing how things can be recycled to something so pretty.


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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