20 Jul 2010

Digital Tuesday #68 DT Card

Morning everyone, before I let you know about my card I want to thank you all for your concern and caring since I have not been around, your good wishes are held close to my heart.  I am having a battle at the moment but I know I will win eventually even though it will be a short lived victory.  

Today is the start of a new challenge at Digital Tuesday and this week it was my turn to choose the theme so I chose 
Happy Birthday
we all need a nice stash of birthday cards for family, friends and the unexpected request also it is my birthday week, I know there are others, plus friends/fellow DTM, celebrating this occasion as well so for everyone whose birthday week it is I am sending you all big hugs and best wishes.

Our sponsor this week is the lovely and very talented Teri of Delicious Doodles, the winner will receive four digi images.  

For my card I have used one of Teri's images called Retro Zebra and he is just the cutest ever.
I have used a mixture of papers, I really wanted the image to stand out but also wanted to keep it to a black and white theme with just a hint of yellow.
I printed then cut the Zebra out and mounted him with silicone glue, I added the butterflies and the yellow scallop which I felt was a symbol of the sunshine, the sentiment is Serendipity stamped with Momento ink.

I hope you will join us this week and please visit the other DT their work is beautiful.

Hugs to all.


Sam said...

This is lovely Lorraine. That is such a cute zebra. Hope you get better soon hun.
Take care
Sam x

Carol said...

Such a gorgeous card Sweetie, I luv it! Keep your chin up and remember you have to be better for your birthday ok. Thinking of ya. Lotsa luv xxxx

Cheryl said...

oh sweetie hun this is just brilliant love it so much your attention to detail is just perfect you email me if you want to chat hun,as I so know how you feel,as have this myself,so totally understand,you eamil me any time,mean that hun i am always here just to listen,love hugs cheryl x

Ann Whitfield said...

Awwww! This is gorgeous Lorraine.
Ann x

Teri said...

This is fabulous hun! Love the mono theme with the yellow sun shape too. Glad you are slowly getting back to normal hun - look after yourself!
Teri x

Doreen said...

This is just Fabulous Lorraine,I love the image.HAPPY BIRTHDAY.xxx

eiyiyi said...

I love zebras and you really did a fabulous job on this one. Sorry things are so ratty for you at the moment. You're in my thoughts, hugs, eileen

Nannieflash said...

Hi Lorraine, thats one clever layout, to get all that black and white to look so fabulous is a work of a talented lady. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Lia said...

dear lorraine,
great cards you made again I love them
hugs Lia

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh this is absolutely stunning! that yellow just pops the whole card! i LOVE it!!!!

don't forget to chose your 3 images from my shop.

hope you're feeling much better too!

big hugs :)

Crystal said...

wow! such a gorgeous card! just love the dramatic black and white combo! that pop of yellow is just perfect too! love that pp too! thanks for always leaving so much love on my blog! you always make my day sweetie! big hugs!

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Lorraine, I love this card, the zebra is gorgeous and so eye catching, I hope your feeling better soon hun and it stays that way too, hugs Liz xx

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

That has got to be the cutest zebra I have ever seen!! Beautiful card and I love the pop of yellow.

I hope you have a WONDERFUL birthday !!

Anne-Marije said...

Wow I love this black&white card...
xxx Anne-Marije

Lorraine said...

Lorraine this is gorgeous such a cute image and i love the black and white it has a great elegant look to it xx

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

margie c said...

Very wow! Beautiful card! I love the black and white with just a pop of color! So elegant and classy! Lovely job :)
hugs, margie

Josephine said...

So sorry to hear you're battling something at the moment. Hope you get it beaten very soon.

This card is so very striking - the black and white start the effect, but the stand-alone image of the zebra just completes the effect perfectly. Gorgeous!

Ellie said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. Love the black and white with a touch of yellow. So pretty.
Hope you're doing better very soon!
Have a fantastic birthday week!!

Gina said...

Fabulous card Lorraine! And that Big sunny yellow sentiment shows that your spirit is fighting back :D Stay well XXX

Tammy said...

Wonderful card Lorraine!! Gorgeous image and colors! Take care...and Happy Birthday!!
Hugs, Tammy

Kristine Reynolds said...

great card Lorraine! Thanks for the fun challenge!


Maria Matter said...

oh, I love this sweet little zebra Lorraine and going with the black & white theme is brilliant! Beautiful!!!
hugs & blessings!

Annie said...

that is one cute zebra! and a striking card.
hugs, annie x

chris said...

Hi Lorraine, I am concerned now I have just read this hope you are going to be ok, I dont know we seem to be dropping like flies on our DT.

your card is gorgeous as usual.
hope you will be ok love chris xx

craftychris said...

thats an unusual card ,very different i love it

chris x

Davi said...

Wow Lorraine, this is soooo fab! I love the black, grey and white and the fun little zebra and butterflies are so cute coupled! The pop of yellow is such a great addition!!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely Lorraine. I do hope you are feeling a little better now. I think we need to give each other a huge hug.



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