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Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Good News

Hi peeps,
I've heard from Kay this morning and she's feeling fine, she had a fairly good sleep and no stiff neck or anything this morning, so that's a relief,
Thanks for your concern, it's much appreciated, and to celebrate I've made a card and I'm slowly getting some candy together for later too lol!

I saw  the challenge over at Simon Says Stamp which is a recipe,
1 image,
2 patterned papers and plain for layers
3 different types of embellies,
I thought great right up my street lol,

I've coloured Tilda with Distress Inks and the usual background too, so love doing this!
my papers are distressed on the edges and machine sewn, another fav of mine,

my card is also sprayed with perfect pearls mist to add a soft sheen, on a picture further down you can see it better,
the gorgeous flowers are my second which has had the stickles and glamour dust treatment,
and the third embellie is my gorgeous seam binding that my lovely friend Mandy sent me  for my Birthday, it's lovely hun, thankyou!
This is where I'm hoping you can see the soft sheen, and the sparkle on the flowers too lol,
the papers are a mixture of Prima Jack n Jill, and a freebie from a craft magazine,
Here's a close up of Tilda lol, I know you've seen enough already lol,
One more to show the flowers and because I'm in a devilish mood lol,

 items used
Antique linen,frayed burlap,tattered rose,weathered wood, victorian velvet and vintage photo Distress inks,
Magnolia Tilda from the latest collection,
Perfect pearls, and prima pearl embellie( bottom left of card) from SSS, with super service too,
Tim holtz distress tool,


Challenges
Magnolia Down Under ~  Flower Power

Well it's turned into a lovely bright day, which fits my mood perfectly lol,
Have fun!!!
Hugs Liz xx


30 comments:

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi Liz

Absolutely gorgeous card as always. Love the papers you have used and all your soft pretty colours.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.

Hugs,

Jo x

Crafty Chris said...

thats brilliant news bet you are relieved beautiful card Liz gorgeous colours love the distressing;
Chris x

D K Crafts said...

Hi Liz. Glad to hear she is much better. You probably worry a lot more now that she is pregnant. Beautiful card. Love the soft colours and image and that little bit of sparkle. Donna

Janiel/ janny said...

Hi sweetie, this is beautiful!!! I am sorry that you have had a crazy not so fun weekend either! I am glad that things are a bit better for you.. Things here are okay I guess. Still a ton of things going on and it will be for a bit I suppose. sigh......
wishing you well dear. and thanks for entry with us at MDUC this week.
hugs, janiel

heidy said...

Oh Liz I can image what a shock that was,
Your card is gorgeous as always
Hugs Heidy

*Vicki* said...

Hey sweetie!! I'm so glad to hear that she's feeling a bit better now that she's had some sleep. I get chronic migraines and sometimes that's all you need to do...sleep!

Now to your creation!! WOWZER!! This is so gorgeous hun!! I love your choice of colors, papers and flowers!! Brilliant work!!HUGS

Miria said...

Hi, Liz. I'm so sorry about Kay but luckily she's getting better. This card is adorable, I love everything of it! Best wishes for your daughter , Miria

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous pastel colours.Love the layers,and those papers are beautiful.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Mandy said...

Oh heck, if you're in a devilish I'd best alert the authorities and have the whole Country on red alert lol.
Hunny I'm so sorry poor Kay was in a prang, I'm so pleased she's o.k you must have all been worried sick.
Your card is beautiful hunny, I love the soft colours, the sweet Tilda, the sparkle, the distressing and how you've 3d'd the sweet butterfly.
When you've calmed down & behave yourself pop down and give me some sewing lessons please lol.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
big hugs Mandy xx
P.S I'll email you later for a catch up & thanks for the images mwah

Vicky said...

Such a cutie Liz! lovely image, great dp's and fab embellies too :o)

Glad Kay is on the bend sweetie,

hugs Vicky xx

chrissy xx said...

Hoping Kay is better still this evening.
Brilliant card Liz. I can never get to much of Tilda, Fab photo's
and just love your colouring.
Chrissyxx

Deirdre said...

Fab card - glad to hear that Kay is okay.

Rach said...

a gorgeous card LIz, so pretty. hugs rachxx

Debbie Dolphin said...

OOO so cute,shes so prettyxx
love debbiexxx

Sarah said...

Hi chum
Your card is absolutely gorgeous Liz love all your fine stitching and you can see the soft sheen too!! wee Tilda is beautiful a beautiful make as ever, so glad Kay is ok chum I have emailed you Lots Hugs
Sarah x

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card Liz.
Such pretty shades and beautifully coloured.
Sorry I missed yesterdays post, glad to hear that Kay is doing better now.

Love & hugs
Elaine xxx

Cheryl said...

oh this is one stunning card hun really love that image and the colurs are so beautiful glad your daughter is okay hun,hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Sarah said...

Glad to hear that Liz is ok.
Every time I do distressing, it looks like it's been through the hedge backwards!, yours is absolutely gorgeous and that seam binding looks great too.
Hugs SarahS

Chris @ My Arty Attempts said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Liz!

Sharon Keanly said...

Firstly, I am pleased that Kay is OK... secondly, your cards are absolutely stunning. Your colouring is superb... do you have any tutorials I could look at? Wishing you a super day further, hugs Sharon xx p.s. Love the piccie of you and your furry baby!

Tab said...

Gorgeous card, hun! Truly love all the detail you have added!
Hugs Tab xxx

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Liz. Love the colours you've used and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Sandy said...

Such a sweet pretty card - love your flower arrangement and the way you have colored Tilda - really pretty card. Thanks for stopping by may blog and leaving some love!
Sandy Dehon

Heidi said...

Gorgeous card!
Beautiful papers and colours:) Tilda is adorable.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Susy said...

This card is so cute!
Love it!
HUGS SUSY

Jane said...

This is gorgeous! beautiful soft colours and I love the papers! thanks for joining us at MDUC, hugs, Jane x

Stampin'Piper said...

Stunning card! Love this Tilda and this Papers! Great work!

Thanks for joining our Flowers Challenge at MDUC!

Hugs Tanja

Sharon said...

This is just beautiful Liz! So pretty and feminine! I've just been catching up on your posts and glad to hear Kay is fine.

Sharon x

Jane said...

Just popping back to say thank you for entering Simon Say Stamp challenge too! hugs, Jane x

Susie Sugar said...

Awww perfection what a dreamy colour combo so soft & Sweet
xx