11 Oct 2010

Autumn Birthday Boy

Hi all I have been trying to finish this card for several days and finally managed it today I am going to enter this one into the following challenges which are as follows:
I was fortunate enough to purchase from E-Bay a Limited Edition H&S Stamp set and finally chose to use one of the images. I coloured him with a mixture of Copics and promarkers, I used Earth coloured chalks to distress around the image then mounted him onto orange card.
I used a mixture of papers and distressed the edges with my Tim Holtz tool then highlighted with green Versamagic ink.
I added some green web type ribbon topped with green gingham, I added a bow, a button with brown grosgrain ribbon, the sentiment is also one of my new sets they are the greetings stamp set from Bunny Zoe's and is from the Whimsy range created by Ann Vento.


I would also like to let you know that the Sir Stampalot October challenge is also about Autumn, Buttons and Bows. There are many challenges around wanting this recipe so why not go check out Sir Stampalot, this month's prize is phenomenal and you could be the lucky winner, just check out the rules and have ago. 


I also wanted to thank each and everyone of you, my friends, for leaving me such wonderful messages to my post dated 8th October.  I was overwhelmed by your kindness, caring and support.
I spent a long time just reading them again and again and again I thought that if I could imprint your words into my mind it would give me hope for my future in the land of blog.
I will take each day as it comes and hope and pray that it will work out for the best I just want to tell you that I am so lucky to have such wonderful people as my friends.
Hugs to you all.


Francesca said...

beautiful card hun, I love those hanglar stamps

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is awesome love that image which you have colred in perfectly love hugs cheryl xxxxx

Delphine said...

Great card, Lorraine, and I love these H&S stamps, you are so lucky! Wonderful autumnal colours and gorgeous papers too! And I hope you feel better soon:-) Big hugs, Delphine xx
PS: And thank you for having taken the time to visit my little place, really kind of you:-)...

Doreen said...

This card Lorraine is stunning.I love your image and your distressing is superb. Take it easy.xxx

fi's cards and crafts said...

fab card...great colour combo perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.


Crystal said...

Great card, your colouring is Fantastic! Love the paper you used & the layout too. Thanks for playing along in this week's Paper Sundaes Challenge!

Riet said...

So beautiful Lorraine,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Dawn said...

So glad you realize how special you are to so many people.
Enjoy your wonderful new image, your coloring is always so wonderful

chris said...

Hi Lorraine hope you are doing ok, you sound brighter in your words.
do hope so.
your card is scrummy as always, I will be back soon love chris xx

Tracy said...

So pleased your blogging hun, this is a gorgeous creation, love your colouring and a fab image.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww fabulous card, awesome colouirng, gorgeous papers & design, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

coops said...

stunning card lorraine,love your hanglar image and beautiful rich colours and papers :D

xx coops xx

Merry said...

So many layers that work so well Lorraine. Great work. :-)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine!! I so love your image and your coloring!! The netting ribbon and layout is perfect!

Melisa Waldorf said...

So, so cute!!! I love the fall theme here and the warm fall colors!! And the drywall tape is perfect for this style card! Thank you soooo much for spreading the word about Layers of Color.
Have a blessed week!

Annmaree said...

OHH I love H&S images!

This is divine, love the layers!!!

Hope your feeling better day by day!

HUGS to you!

Nikbee said...

This is a gorgeous card Lorraine with a fab image.
I haven't been around a lot this week so missed your 8th October post but want to send big hugs your way.
Take care,

Nikki x

Riet said...

So beautiful Lorraine,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

pinky said...

What a gorgeous little image Lorraine, he is just so cute and could be used for so many occasions. Great buy. Hope you are having a good day Lorraine, Hugs

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a stunning card - love your DPs and you have coloured that cute, little guy perfectly.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

{Jane} said...

Beautiful distressing

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

gina g said...

Hi Lorraine another stunning creation. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious for our challenge this week. luv gina xx

Davi said...

GREAT card..it has a rather vintage feel to it with the dps, distressing and colors you chose. You colored the H&S so perfectly!!

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwwwwwww cute as a button Lorriane
Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts, hopfully you'll join us again soon
Anne x

Lorraine said...

Love this one, Lorraine. Your edge roughing is fabulous and the image is well cute.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! I love the papers and the textures.

Maria Matter said...

beautiful card Lorraine, love the image and that cool netting!

I think & pray for you daily, my friend!
Take care
hugs & blessings to you!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Awww, so glad your feeling better Lorraine!! Love the fall colors and warmth of this card!


~Michelle~ said...

I'm so glad to see you are still blogging...I hope you find joy in stamping yet....we sure enjoy looking! :)

Mandy said...

Hi Lorraine,
A gorgeous card as always....Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men...Sorry I've not been by for a while but life has not been good for me these last few weeks either...I so hope your feeling better,sending big hugs and wishes your way....
Mandy xx

The Stamp Man said...

Your card is beautiful! The colours are perfect for autumn

Thank you for entering The Stamp Man autumn challenge


Nannieflash said...

This is a lovely H&S image and youve coloured it beautifully, love the papers and the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. With hugs Shirleyxxxsentiment.

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