Thursday, 31 March 2011

Dandelion Clock and …. Sidney

This week’s Lili of the Valley challenge is Spring.  Now to be honest I have loads of LOTV bunnies, but I have not caught up after two weekends away, and this image was coloured at the NEC which is a perfect match the new kit from Nitwit Collections.  So, 10 minutes later a card was made.  The new kit is just gorgeous, crammed full of hot pinks, lime green, yellow, orange and white.  I printed out so many sheets I will have enough backing papers to last me for months lol.


The sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps, the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.  I pulled the centres out of the flowers and popped a pearl brad and spacer in to jazz them up.  I also fluffed up the petals after I had spritzed them with glimmer mist for a pit extra texture.
Dandelion Clock was coloured with Copics and Prisma Pencils. 


And now for Sidney.  I have had such a busy couple of weeks my feet have not touched the ground but when I got a call to go and rehome two little boys that I bred 5 and 6 years ago well everything else just took a back seat.  We went through to fetch them last night (thanks Karen xxx), my daughter has taken Sonny and I have kept Sidney.  My son-in-law and Sonny bonded right away and were stuck to each other like glue last night lol.  Sidney and my daughter’s cavalier boy Joey bonded really well so it’s a shame that Sidders has come to live with me but I am sure he will settle in his very own harem with my 6 girls lol.  He is going to pay the nice vet a visit asap to get the snip, sssshhhh don’t let him hear me say that lol.

So, here he is in all his glory, he looks a bit tatty and ragged but he will look a load better after he has a session with the groomer.  The photo is not the best, it was taken late last night and he is not at all orange like he looks in the pic, he is a rich tan so I will try and get some better photos of him and his harem on the weekend.


Card Recipe:
Stamps:  Dandelion Clock, Lili of the Valley; Sentiment Whimsy Stamps    
Paper: Nitwit CollectionsEgg-stra Special Collection
Flowers and Pearls : 15mm roses, 25mm wild rose and daisy sunflowers 
Ribbon:  The Craft Fairy

I’ll keep you posted on how my little man settles in.


  1. Awwww, Sidney is sooooooo cuddly and cute!!! <3
    And your card is, as always, fab.


  2. bautiful card(again hihi). Lovely fairy.
    But yr dog looks so sweet, i like to hug him!

  3. Very pretty card - the LOTV images are so sweet. All the colours on this go so well.

    Sidney looks a real cutie.

    Toni :o)

  4. what a fab card and how sweet is sidders!

  5. Hi Bev, Another wonderful card and great colourway. Sydney looks so sweet and will look forward to seeing him groomed.

  6. Hello Sidney, you are so kind to rehome him Bev, but he looks adorable.What a busy time you are having.
    I just love the colours you used on your fairy stamp....she looks so delicate and just the right amount of sparkle..perfect.
    Take care, Jane x

  7. Aww he's so cute Bev, A lovely card, I love this image hugs maxine x

  8. Wow - Sidney will think he is in doggy heaven - 6 little girls to play with - love the pink card, the image looks great on that checky background, Mary G x

  9. Oh such a lovely fresh card and I love the idea of the brad in the flowers. Oh How sad that you had to rehome 2 of your babies but at least they came back to you. Sidney is gorgeous and how he is going to love being in charge of 6 ladies.

  10. Its so nice to hear when animals are given a happy home and I am sure you are pleased they are with your family. I have two dogs that had previous homes,I feel that they have a better life now (spoilt rotten) than before.

    I love your cards,I got my simply cards & papercraft mag last night,looking forward to seeing your projects in there next month.

  11. Hi Bev, what a cute card you made​​, and the colors you've used is so beautiful, sweet image.

    Hugs Suze XXX

  12. Stunning card Bev and Sidney's not so bad either lol can't wait to see the "after" pics !!!

    hugs, sandra xx

  13. Hi Bev,another gorgeous card.Poor Sidders.Can't wait to see him all groomed.
    Hugs Sue :)

  14. sidney is so cute Bev and a cute card too
    Toni xx

  15. Hi Bev. Beautiful card. Love this image and the papers are gorgeous. Sidney looks so cute and cuddly. Hope he settles in well. Donna

  16. OOoh, he is just GORGEOUS!!!! Now I gotta go hug my Labs!!

    Gorgeous card - your colouring is amazing as usual, Bev!

  17. Bev lovely card love the idea putting sparkles in flowers you are so full of ideas but love your new little doggie he will soon settle take care

  18. Bev, this is just adorable... and your little Sidney, well all I can say is Welcome to your family.. he will be a happy camper as King of the Hill with all those females surrounding


  19. Joanna McDonald31 March 2011 at 11:32

    Your card is beautiful, as usual
    and Sidney is sooooooooooooooo
    cute! Who wouldn't love him!!!

  20. Those papers are fabby ! So fabby they are downloading haha.

    What a handsome wee man ! Bet he looks stunning after a visit to the pampering place.


  21. Love the card....... but Sidney..... he's a cutie!!
    Christine x

  22. Gorgeous the both of them!
    It is fabulous to give Sidney his own harem ;-). You have a great heart Bev!

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Yolanda

  23. Hi bev, What A beautiful card,love the paper amd image is gorgeous
    Hugs Trudy

  24. Ooh, he's adorable, what a cutie. I think the girls will be good to him.
    And your card is gorgeous as ever.
    Hugs, Yvon

  25. Gorgeous card Bev, love the colours, Sidney is just adorable. Joey x

  26. Your card is very cute and so is your new Sidney. Will be anxious to see more pictures of him. Good luck. edna

  27. Lovely card! Beautiful little girl!!! Great colouring and embellishing.
    The dog is just the cutest!! You Are so kind!!
    I bet he will look at his best - when you have groomed him!

  28. Oh how I love this card!! The papers are lucious and the image, well, it's just as cute as can be! And of course, colored to perfection! Can't wait to see more pics of Sidney~

  29. Adorable card, but that little Sidney is just PRECIOUS! You can send him to me! HEE HEE......

  30. Beautiful card, although I was completely distracted by this cute handsome guy. We will see through the fact that he needs some grooming (they cannot always look nice and clean, can they...) Give him a big hug from me and my girls

  31. What a fantastic card. Sidney is a cutie.


  32. Hi Bev,

    Great meeting you again at the weekend and Sidders is wonderful. As a Cavalier Fan really look forward to seeing more piccies of the new addition to your great family.

    Luv and hugs,

  33. awww he is cute, my neighbour is getting a pup just like him next month- my boys cannot wait .
    Love the card too x

  34. Hi Bev, oh I can see Sidney is going to break your girlies hearts hes so cute, and Im glad the other one is settled with your daughter and SIL. Stunning card by the way and I love those new papers they look fabulous. with hugs Shirleyxxx

  35. ....and now there are seven! Wow, Bev you certainly don't mind a challenge but I'm sure he'll settle in just fine with all the girls! By the way the card is just as cute as Sidders!
    Diane x

  36. Ah Bev he is soooo cute, love little Sidney. and as always your cards are gorgeous. hugs dorothyb

  37. Great card and that Sidney is so cute!!!

  38. Your card is gorjuss x

    How cute is that dog. Think we all have a soft heart for them.
    How many does that take you up to?

    I don't blame you having him de-knackered,he will be in his element for a while Lol

    hugs sally x

  39. Your card is beautiful Bev, they all are. Sidney is a darling and looks so cuddly, you and your daughter are very kind, I have enough with 2 toy poodles and working part time. Hope you are all happy together. janex

  40. A beautiful card, Bev, this little lady is just so cute and the colours you've used are so fresh and vibrant... and I just adore Sidney; now he is really cute- just love his dishevelled, curly locks


  41. Another lovely card. I hope your dogs were returned to you under happy circumstances and that they are fit and well.

  42. I love LOTV stamps and gingham pattern, so your card is just exactly to my taste :-))

  43. What a beautiful image, I love how you coloured her face, and the lovely little touches of bling.
    And Sidney - what a cutie!!

  44. Darling- so sweetly colored- love the patterned papers and the flowers...yummy!

  45. Oooh he looks so sweet, hope he settles in quickly. Great card too :O) Viv xx

  46. He looks gorgeous Bev, but I lookk forward to seeing a pic of him after you and the 'hairdresser' have done your magic with him. :).. big hugz J xx

  47. Oh, look at that sweet little face! What a gorgeous boy! And, with 6 beautiful girls to play with!!

    Love the dainty and delightful card. I adore the colours! Hugs, Lori P


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