6 Mar 2010

Some Therapy For Me

Hi folks hope today is a good one for you.  I decided to give myself a little therapy, these last couple of days I have been busy stamping and this is the first card that I managed to complete.  I have used the easel card fold the papers are a mixture of MME and K@Co the stamp is from Serendipity which I have had for some time but never inked and is a Geranium.  I have used Tim Holtz Walnut Stain to stamp the image the distressing around the edges is Old Paper ink.  I used a damp brush to spread the colour then for the first time ever I tried the bleaching effect but I am going to practice a little more because I enjoyed it.  I have added lace, flowers, pearls and a butterfly double mounted. I hope you like it and if you have any advice on any of the techniques I have used please let me know.
I am entering this one into the following challenges:

Gingersnaps                       Celebrate
C.R.A.F.T                         Mothers Day or Flowers (I chose flowers) 
Crafty Creations                Use one Colour
 Lili of the Valley               Make an Easel Card

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Nannieflash said...

Wow Lorriane, youve created one stunning card, that image is absolutely beautiful I love it and your colouring is just right. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Kim said...

OMG, this is sush a stunning card! I LOVE your vintage distressing! your bleach technique is wonderful, I have to try that one!
Kim xXx

Dazie said...

Fabulous card! Gorgeous detail and colours!

Dena said...

Lorraine! This is a gorgeous card! Those flowers are sooooo pretty!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs, Dena

issy said...

Well I think you've done a super job Lorraine, its made a beautiful card.


Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

ok. now i am picking my jaw off the floor!! this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! wow! that is some "therapy"!!! just GORGEOUS!!!!

Delphine said...

Beautiful card, very elegant. Completely unable to give advice, I am a beginner and have many things to learn, but I can tell you I really like the result! Hugs Delphine xx

Clare said...

This is stunning Lorraine. I love the effect of the bleach technique.
Clare x

Babs said...

oh my this is out standing, absolutely beautiful, just love it
Babs x

Doreen said...

Well Lorrain the therapy certainly paid off this is a beautiful card, I love all the embellishments you have used and the lace,I need to get some lace and start using it,it is so pretty.
Hugs Doreen.xxx

PS love the background music.

Crystal said...

Gorgeous card WOW LOVE your easel design, colors, everything looks amazing!!!

Anne said...

Wowser Lorraine, this is stunning. Hugs x

eiyiyi said...

Advice ... hmmmmm, let's see. OK, you could teach this technique. Lorraine, this is over-the-top fabulous. All of your work is beautiful but this is your best ever. You are amazing. hugs to you, eileen

Christine said...

Hi Lorraine,
You don't need any advice on the techniques you have used to make this stunning, fab, gorgeous easel card.
Can you guess I LOVE IT.
This is soooooooooooooo me LOL
Having a good time In Spain, will catch up with you on my return to UK.
In the meantime, love and hugs
Christine xxx

Tracy said...

I love your stamp it's so pretty, a beautiful easel card, gorgeous colours and embellies.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Saskia said...

Wow! Gorgeous card!
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge! Good luck!

Greetings, Saskia :)

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow Lorraine this is really lovely and very different. Love it.
Cathy xxx

pinky said...

Wow well done you mrs, so many new techniques in one card. I got the Tim Holtz bible so hope to try some fo these techniques soon. I absolutely adore your card Lorraine.

Sally H said...

absolutely stunning! Love it!

Crafty Dawn said...

Yep, I agree stunning card hun

Love Dawn xx

Kim Yu said...

This is jsut beautiful, Lorraine! Amazing card!

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous, I love the color blending Lorraine! This is really great and such a fab design!!!
Hugs & Blessings!!

theneon said...

Love the colors you've used on this -- and the bleach technique is perfect.

brenda said...

Wow Lorraine, utterly stunning, not much more I can add or I might spoil it.

B x

Gingersnap Stampers said...

What a lovely birthday card! Love all the details! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Celebrate Challenge!

Julie said...

This is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week.
Julie x

Eiglas said...

Beautiful card Lorraine - love the subtle colour pallette and all the detail.
Thank you for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T this week!
I also love your music. From Madam Butterfly, yes?

acreativeneed said...

Absolutely gorgeous creation!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations challenge!!

acreativeneed said...

Absolutely gorgeous creation!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations challenge!!

Trimgym said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

POPPET said...

This is a gorgeous Easel card lovely image too, thank you for joining us at LOTV this time, hugs pops x x x

Marcea said...

wow, what a wonderful easel card. Your image and details are just fabulous. Thankyou so much for joining us on LOTV

Magda said...

Great card. Lovely colours and details.
Thank you for joining us at CRAFT challenge.
Magda x

CraftyC said...

Wow Lorraine, this is a gorgeous card, love the flowers. Thanks for taking part in the LOTV Challenge, hope you can join us again!

Neet said...

This is beautiful - such a lot of detail has gone into this card.


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