Thursday, 1 May 2014

New Guest Designer …and Theme Thursday




Good morning everyone, can you actually believe that it’s May already, where is the year going?
But…   here at Lili of the Valley May means one thing and that’s Birthday Celebrations!! We’re 10 and we’re all counting the days until our fabulous Birthday event 

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If you can make it to Leeds we’d love to see you, but many of you can’t and there will be lots of chances for you to participate online throughout the day and join in the fun!


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I have a new Guest Designer to introduce to you today, for May we will be joined by the fabulous
Mein Foto

Diana's first card is using James Daisy 

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Such a sweet card from Diana, she also used one of our Pretty Grungy sentiments
There will be cards from Diana throughout May and you can see more of her lovely work on her own blog here so do pay her a visit if you get chance later


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Diana’s card fits perfectly with today’s theme Thursday as it’s…
~*~  James  ~*~
You all love our adorable James the Bear so I thought I’d show a few cards featuring him today…

James Umbrella - Becky

James Big Heart - Elise

James Butterflies - Gretha

James Laptop - Lou

I have so many James cards to share that I couldn’t choose!
These are some of our newer images so I’ll do him again for Theme Thursday and use some of the older ones next time

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Leave a comment to be in today’s candy draw, here’s our winner from Tuesday…
it was linky entry 11 which is you Julie Austin
 
 
 
April 29th candy winner
Well done Julie, email your address to erica@liliofthevalley.co.uk

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Have a lovely morning, I’ll be back later with the new challenge
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
***Quick edit, sorry everyone I had a few computer problems today so the new challenge will be up tomorrow
 
 

81 comments:

  1. Welcome Diana. I can't wait to see what she has for us this month. Holly x

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  2. what a nice cards , en I love the james stamps.
    hugs rian

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  3. Spoilt for choice again! They're all fab!
    Sharon x

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  4. A big welcome to Diane and her card is beautiful, I just love James and all the lovely DT cards.
    Chris xx

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  5. Wow wee what a set of stunning cards I adore them all and liking the lay outs as well ..welcome Diana your card is stunning .. hugs Sarah xx

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  6. Welcome Diana..James is so adorablr in all the cards

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  7. Love James and love the stunning cards and colouring! x

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  8. What a beautiful first card Diana, well done! I love the little James images they are all adorable .

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  9. Gorgeous cards......love James!
    hugs Jo x

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  10. A cute set of cards, so pretty, xxxx

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  11. Hello Diana! Loving your card and love all the James bear cards in this weeks theme Thursday! He really is a cute bear x

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  12. Awwww I ADORE James Bear and these cards are totally gorgeous. Thanks for making me smile!
    Sue xx

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  13. Gorgeous cards and i just love James the bear
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  14. Hello to Diana, such a cute card. Happy James day Anne..or is it May day?! He is the sweetest of bears xx

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  15. Gorgeous cards. James is my favourite xx

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  16. James is my sweetheart, love these cute cards!

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  17. Gorgeous card and James is just the cutest x Susan x

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  18. Great new guest designer and I love all James stamps / cards!!
    HUgs Blankina

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  19. Love Diane's cards, always full of such pretty detail! All the James cards are so gorgeous! What a great little character he is! xx

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  20. Love all the cards ...happy crafting ...x

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  21. Beautiful card from Diana, looking forward to see more:).. Lovely cards of James, he is such a cute bear!
    Hugs,
    Marjorie xx

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  22. Beautiful cards, James is so adorable.

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  23. Ah. James is such a lovely little fella. Beautiful cards.
    Love Val in Spain x

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  24. Fab James cards one and all, trying to think of a collective term...got it... a "jumble" of James'. xx

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  25. Fabulous cards today especially from the new designer just all so lovely love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

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  26. AAAAAWWWWWW James is such a darling, lovely inspirational cards!

    xx Irene M

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  27. Oh James is so sweet and all the cards are lovely hugs Susan

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  28. Lovely cards and of course who can resist James, he is so cuddly.

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  29. Gorgeous card from the new GDT and gorgeous gorgeous James, you are right, we all love him so x

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  30. Gorgeous cards...LOVE ♥ James. :) x

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  31. Welcome Diana! Gorgeous card! And all the rest are so pretty too as always! James really is so cute!!x

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  32. Wow, already a huge fan of James and Diana's gorgeous crafty creations too.
    Love Jane x

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  33. I admit I am a 'James' addict! These cards are all so lovely and show him at his best. Love to welcome Diana. Gorgeous card. Hugs Carol S.xx

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  34. A beautiful card from Diana, looking forward to seeing the rest of her makes throughout May.
    Lorraine

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  35. A lovely card from Diana - James is so cute!

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  36. Gorgous cards and James is so sweet xx

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  37. Beautiful cards, looking forward to seeing more xxx

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  38. All these cards are so gorgeous, so I don´t blame you, that you couldn´t choose, I wouldn´t be able to either.

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  39. Gorgeous cards. James is so totally adorable.

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  40. Such a bunch of lovely cards...James is one of my favorites :)
    Nice weekend,
    Guida

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  41. Welcome Diana, wonderful card!! And all these James cards are soo gorgeous!
    Hugs, Sonja.

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  42. Looking forward to seeing more of Diana's work throughout the month - her card is so beautiful! Lovely selection of James Bears too :D

    Tanya xx


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  43. Beautiful work by your Guest Designer! Love all the other sweet cards too!

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  44. Beautiful card from Diana, looking forward to seeing more, and James is always so popular, he's just so darn cute!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  45. What a beautiful cards with lovely stamps. So cute.

    Hugs, Astrid.

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  46. darling cards and such sweet bear images!

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  47. Welcome to Diana! These cards are all so cute. I love the James bear images.

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  48. Beautiful card Diana. Gorgeous theme Thursday cards, love James.

    Sharon x

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  49. Gorgeous cards....James is the sweetest!!!! ; )

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  50. Beautiful cards, love the bear images

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  51. A lovely card in pretty pastel colours and lots of added interest with the lace, flowers and ribbon. James is such a cutie. x

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  52. Gorgeous card from Diana! I love James the bear and the DT's cards featuring him are super.
    Hugs, Donna xx

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  53. Gorgeous card from Diana! Love the DT's cards!!!

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  54. Welcome to Diana. A beautiful card.
    I adore James the bear too and the DT's cards are stunning.
    Lesley

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  55. Beautiful card by Diana, and a lovely selection of James the Bear cards too. Xx

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  56. Big welcome to Diana and what a fabulous start to her GDT spot with this gorgeous card! Wonderful James cards, couldn't pick a favourite if I tried. Debra x

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  57. Aaah what a stunning card from your new GDT and i so love James too - but i struggle to colour him in, as i use twinkling h20's, i think more practice is in order :-), Luv Sam x

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  58. Ah computers, don't you love em!! Actually James with laptop looks great, and James with umbrella, and James with big heart, and..... well they all look great.

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  59. oh!! James is so cute!!! beautiful cards!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  60. I can never get enough of James... He's just so adorable! And that's a gorgeous card by Diana too! x

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  61. wow what fabulous cards x

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  62. Such a sweet and
    cute bunch of bears!
    Carla from Utah

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  63. these are just gorgeous...James is just so versatile, isn'#t he??

    Fi
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  64. What a lovely collection of James cards
    Jackie x

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  65. Love all the ways James has been coloured in each one all great inspiration :)

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  66. Diana's card is absolutely stunning! Love all the other beautiful cards with James too.
    Rebecca.

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  67. Lovely Cards, James is adorabel.
    I love to come to your birthday party. I count the days! My friend Carla and I are comming on friday to England and hope to see you on saterday.
    hugs from Holland.
    xx

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  68. I Loooove the new James stamps!! Bought 4 of 6. Now I see alle those beautiful dt cards I'm sorry I didn't buy them all!!
    Have a nice evening,
    Colinda

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  69. Oh so cute and congrats to the winenrs x

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  70. such gorgeous cards - stunning xx

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  71. What a fantastic collection of inspirational cards x

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  72. All lovely cards thanks for great inspiration angxx

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  73. All of the cards are gorgeous!

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  74. Diana is a very artist and all other cards are gorgeus!

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  75. 'Fantastic cards!! How can you go wrong with James!!

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  76. Gorgeous cards as always! Welcome Diana!

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  77. These are adorable images and cards. Great job all!

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