Thursday 10 August 2023

GDT and Sunflowers Smiles

 Morning and can I just thank everyone for the lovely comments you leave on my blog posts and welcome to my new followers.

My post today is for a Guest Design spot at Star Stampz and the challenge is Favourite Colour Combination.As I no longer have a printer Helen kindly sent me the images Sunflower Smiles in two sizes so I made two cards.

The first one is a Diamond Point card using the image coloured with promarkers,and three  papers from Paper Favourites pad Bohemian Flowers.

The second card used the image coloured with promarkers,papers from Crafts and You Design Blossom Meadow and a Spellbinders doily die.


Both Cards---


lil patch of crafty friends-ATG 

CD Sunday plus-ATG-----------------------------TOP 3

creatalicious-ATG/different fold 

passion for promarkers-dies/punches

I love promarkers-ATG 

a perfect time to craft-ATG

classic design-ATG

triple B-blooms.birds/butterflies

four seasons-Summer


a place to start-ATG

613 Avenue create-ATG


crafting happiness-ATG

the paper funday-ATG/outdoors

2 sisters on the blog-Sketch (2nd card)

creative Aunts-ATG

love to craft-ATG

love to scrap-ATG

mix it up-ATG

Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us this month

Carol x x x


meg said...

The papers used in the diamond point card are beautiful with the gorgeous image Carol,the neutral tones in the second card give a much softer look

dutchess said...

Gorgeous cards Carol…loving the colours and images…take care xxxx

Valerie-Jael said...

Wow, really fabulous, love your cards. Sunflowers are always my faves. Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

Elle-Jeanne said...

Twee prachtige kaarten Carol.
Fijn dat je gastdesigner mag zijn.
Groetjes Elle-Jeanne

Ellibelle said...

Two fabulous summer cards, thank you so much for sharing with us at Four Seasons challenge!

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!

KarinsArtScrap said...

2 beautiful cards Carol

gr karin

Carol L said...

What a pretty pair of cards with those sunflowers! They remind me of the huge bouquets of sunflowers I saw for sale yesterday at a local market. They're gorgeous and I love both designs!

craftytrog said...

Wonderful cards Carol, those sunflowers are gorgeous!
Congratulations on your guest spot.
Alison x

*Vicki* said...

These are absolutely gorgeous makes for your guest spot Carol! I love sunflowers and you've done such a brilliant job with the card designs using those papers! Both are stunning my friend!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Both are gorgeous Carol, love how you showed thee images off with the fold card, great designs on both.
Faith x

Jean said...

awesome carol this is such a beautiful card x Jean

Helen said...

Two fabulous cards - love them both.

Thanks so much for being our Guest Designer this month.

Helen x

Chrissy said...

Beautiful cards Carol, the sunflowers are exquisite and I love the fancy folds, beautiful..


Darlene said...

Congrats on the guest spot! Your cards are just gorgeous! Well done my friend! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.

Co-Owner … Can You Handle the Pressure, Double D, Four Seasons, Peace On Earth, Stencil Fun, Simply Clean & Simple, Two Old Bats, Triple B

Darlene said...

Just me again lol ... Sure glad I don't have to choose a favorite here ... both are just awesome! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Triple B challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Co-Owner … Can You Handle the Pressure, Double D, Four Seasons, Peace On Earth, Stencil Fun, Simply Clean & Simple, Two Old Bats, Triple B

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning and beautiful design, love those colours very exquisitely shown. xx

Ginny said...
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Ginny said...

Congratulations on the Guest Designer spot, Carol! Lovely card with a fab design. So glad you're joining us on this challenge xx

-Star Stampz DT Gina Ang-

brenda said...

A lovely sunny display Carol, who doesn't love a Sunflower.

B x

Freubelmina said...

The 1st model is a favorite of yours, isn't it?
Both cards are beautiful, the beautiful sunflowers as eye catchers šŸ¤©

Nicolette said...

A very nice card.
Thanks for sharing it.
nicolette DT 2Sistersontheblog

Caroline said...

Lovely card.
Thanks for sharing it.
Caroline DT 2Sistersontheblog

papierelle said...

I love sunflowers, I also have some in my garden. Your cards are very nicely designed.

Linby said...

Two beautiful and cheerful cards. They are both great designs.

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Congrats for your GD! Both the cards are so lovely, beautiful papers and designs!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Two really lovely sunflower card designs Carol.

Janette said...

Two gorgeous cards Carol, beautiful sunflowers and such a pretty fold.
Anytime you need anything I will gladly send. xx

Carol said...

Great cards Carol. My favourite is the first. I keep promising myself to make some more Diamond Point cards and yours is a reminder.
Carol xx
CD Sunday Plus DT

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Popping back to thank you for joining us at Passion For Markers this week.

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Wow your cards are stunning love them and sunflowers xx

Chris said...

Your beautifully designed cards showcase these lovely sunflower images perfectly, fabulous colouring and paper choice. Congrats on the GDT spot.

Leslie Miller said...

Oooh, pretty! This sure is the month for sunflowers. I love the image and your clever designs. The brown-tone paper on the first card is swoonworthy.

creationsnz said...

Fab sunflowers, always so bright and cheery. CarolG

Pamela said...

Two really great cards - I can't pick a favourite! I like making diamond point cards too.
CD Sunday Plus DT.

pinky said...

These cards are such a joy Carol. The sunflowers are so happy and the papers are beautiful.

Lisa said...

Love the imagery on these cards. That first card is a great fun fold to add just a bit more interest to a card.

Makira said...

Wow, these cards are amazing! I really appreciate the cheerful vibe they give off. Thank you for participating in the Colorful Options Challenge with us.. Cheers, Makira

Pauline C said...

Beautiful summery sunflower cards Carol .. love the diamond point idea.
Pauline xx

StampinwithAnita said...

Well done! You've really highlighted the images in both cards. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Funday Challenge this month,

Cards By MI said...

Lovely creations with fabby sunflower designs. Looks wonderful!
Thanks for joining us over at PFM this week.
Love n hugs

Jocelyn said...

Two lovely and very different cards. Thank you for sharing with us.
Jocelyn x
CD Sunday Plus DT

StephW said...

I do love sunflowers, two beautiful creations ... Steph x

Margarets designer cards said...

I love sunflowers, and the first card is my favorite, lovely designs
Thank you for joining us
CD Sunday plus DT

wannabcre8tive said...

Love these cards and the fab designs. Sunflowers are my favorite.

Sarn said...

A really lovely pair of cards. Great designs on each of them xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Carol thank you for the welcome back to blogland, I did see these on Facebook but it is so nice seeing them on the blog the detail is more impressive these are so very beautiful the star card is ACE and my favourite fold I think I got this from you the first time you posted one, the papers and images are totally lush
lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful sunflower creations ! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Passion for Markers this week, good luck! Julie x

Donna Walls said...

I have this image and it's one of my favs, mainly because I love sunflowers. You've created gorgeous cards using it. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Funday Challenge. We enjoy seeing everyone's creativity.
Donna xx
Paper Funday Challenge
Inspiration Station Challenge
Beautiful Blossoms Challenge

R's Rue said...


Julie said...

Beautiful cards Carol, so vibrant! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Passion for Markers this week, good luck, Juliexx

Brenda said...

Both cards show off the gorgeous images so beautifully! Amazing work, Carol!

Jackie C said...

This is a great project!
We always love to see all the entries at Classic.
Thank you for sharing in our challenge at Classic Design Challenge
We really appreciate you joining in.

Jackie DT said...

Beautiful cards and I love your diamond point design, both highlights those beautiful sunflowers so well. Congratulations on your GDT spot too. Michelle x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Oh wow, what a stunning pair of cards. Great sunflowers and two fabulous designs. You are such a talented lady.

Dionne xx

Tone K. said...

So beautiful card! :)
Thanks a lot for joining us at Creatalicious! :)