Saturday, 3 October 2015

I love Purple!

Happy Card Making Day.

Here is a card I just made today:

I guess most of you who follow my blog will already know I am a purple freak. However today I have a very good reason to pull out my neon purple ink as Becca is holding a 'Blog to Stop' domestic violence. Here is why:

You see, purple is the colour of National Domestic Violence Awareness month. 
1 in 3 women will experience domestic violence over the course of their lifetimes. 
Let that sink in - 33% of all the women you meet. 

And women aren't the only people who are affected! Women, men, transgender - gender doesn't matter. Domestic violence is something that exists regardless of gender, socioeconomic status, religion, education level, etc.

As today is 'World Card Making Day'. I really wanted to join in and make a card for this worthy cause.

I was also inspired by a few challenges that I have seen today:

Winnie and Walter Sketch challenge for WCMD-I flipped the sketch.

Less is More-who want to see 'jewel' colours. I have gone for amethyst. My engagement ring is amethyst...I know not a great surprise!

I hope you get time to create today and also to join Becca here and raise awareness of domeatic abuse.

Today is a day for all us 'card making' lovers to get inky-hope you get some time x

edited to add-I forgot Winnie and Walter are asking us to take craftie's today. So hubby just took this of me hiding in the corner of my tiny craft space-you can see it is getting dark now, time for me to stop crafting I think!

Gayatri_Sketch for WCMD   


  1. Love these splashes of purple with the sentiment - makes me want to dance !

  2. Just gorgeous and so splendidly CAS


  3. LOVE your card, Sandie! Fabulous for the HOP and for the W&W sketch challenge!

  4. Gorgeous bursts of vibrant colour against all that wonderful white space, Sandie ... happy WCMD! Hugs, Anita :)

  5. I love your card very CAS but soooo beautiful!

  6. Love your design, the purple starbursts and the clean white space!!

  7. dear Sandie.... luv the purple on your card
    so sweet simple and CAS clever you...
    and I see you have red black Mouse too like me yaayy
    Sandie I think have to look again my feed burner maybe it was not on
    thanks for your lovely comments
    always happymif Sandie there
    biig hugs
    PS: please look at my blog, you like the new design of my blog...simpy white...a bit purple here and there :)

  8. I love your beautiful CAS style card! It's bright and fresh!
    Take care!

  9. Looking good in your crafty space Sandie. I love that I have been there! Your card is 100% you and 100% fabulous! So happy to say that I got crafty today too! First time in three!

  10. Sandie you are CASxpert for sure! I just adore this design and the sparkly elements. Your craftie is so cute - it looks like you're having a ton of fun. Thank you SO much for embracing your inner purple lover for a good cause!

  11. Hi, Sandie! Your CAS card is gorgous! I love the neon purple! Thanks for supporting this very worthwhile cause. You look like you're having fun in your little craft space!

  12. Sande this is beautiful for the support of this the touches of purple and your word of celebrate....have joined your blog too.xx
     {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

  13. Shocking statistics. You made a beautiful card in your favourite colour!

  14. This looks fabulous those bursts of colour look superb!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  15. A super card with a great message!
    And the photo is a beautiful one!! Hugs, Gerrina

  16. Fantastic, CAS-tastic and AWESOME challenge combo Sandie.
    Love your take on the challenge and who'd have guessed your ring is purple too!!! Great to see you in your craft space and you've certainly got it tidy!
    Sarah x

  17. Fabulous that beautiful purple! And what an adorable photo your hubby took! Love it.

  18. Love the photo of you tucked away in your creative corner. And I knew you would rock this Hop, your card is brilliant!!

  19. Love your bright starbursts of colour !

  20. Crisp and clean and no caffeine! your card!

  21. Look at you in your happy crafty place. Love your awesome card!

  22. Very celebratory design, great bursts of purple!

  23. This is so pretty, Sandie! LOVE the CAS feel--really makes the purple POP! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

    PS: If you’re looking for another chance to win with the Hop to Stop, make sure to stop by my blog and comment! :)

  24. Fantastic card Sandy. Found you along the hop. So many great cards.

  25. Fabulous card in your fave colour, I love how the colour is focused at the corners. Great to see you in your little craft space. So sorry for the late comment.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  26. Hello Sandie, A fabulous card, love the splashes of Purple and the CAS feel. A great selfie to.

    Jade xx

  27. Love your CAS card. Awesome design.