28 May 2011

Flowers In Lilac

Hi all today I have a card to show you that I made at the request of my BIL I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
It is my sisters birthday at the beginning of June and my brother in law asked if I would make a card for him to give her.  I decided to go with a Lilac colour theme as that is one of her most favourite colours.  I have followed the sketch at Stamp and Sketch, the papers are Bearlymine all have been mounted onto silver mirri card.  The central image is an Elusive image stamp which I used to use a lot and felt it would be perfect for this card.  I stamped the image three times with Versafine Onyx Black then coloured with Copics.  I used one image as the base then cut the others up to layer the flowers I used silicone glue to pop them up.  I mounted added flower lace down the centre then a wide cream lace topped by ribbon across the centre.
I added some flowers, butterflies punched in mirri card then used my Pinflair Multi hand punch to punch out the little stars that I have used as gems, finally I added a computer generated sentiment. 
This last picture I took at an angle so you could see the layered flowers and leaves.

I have taken the advice of my blogging friend Shirley aka Nannieflash and treated myself to a curved keyboard which is attached to my laptop, I am trying to get used top the keys as some of them are in a different place but I am hoping that this will help the pain and swelling in my hands.  Thank you Shirley for the tip I don't know why I didn't think of it before, lol.
I hope to see you all later hugs to all.

56 comments:

Christine said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a gorgeous card. I am certain your Sister will love and treasure it. This is a stamp I have but don't use often enough, thanks for reminding me about it. Beautifully coloured and your layout is fab.
Enjoy the bank holday weekend.
Love & Hugs
Christine xx

Margreet said...

Beautiful card Lorraine....love your colouring of the popped up flowers!....fab details....your sister will adore it....hope your new keyboard will be successful!
xxx Margreet

scrapperjulia said...

This is so beautiful, Lorraine! Love the details and the 3D effect!

Denise and Louise said...

Stunning card and beautifully coloured image. Thanks for joining us at DDSB this week xx

Dora said...

Wow this is so very elegant Lorraine, love the lace and pretty flowers xxx

Rita said...

Lorraine your card is Stunning. I bet your sister will love it. Hugs Rita xx

Vintage Milly said...

Hi Lorraine, you card is wonderful, I love your colouring hun,
hope your new keyboard helps out,
take care sweetie,
Em.x

Dawn said...

This is beautiful Lorraine, love the decoupage, gorgeous card. x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

just gorgeous,beautiful flowers with a pretty vintage feel.janex

Sue said...

Hi hun
a gorgeous card, i have a stamp like this somewhere?? beautiful colours, pretty embelies, hope the new keyboard helps,have lovely weekend, sue,x

Annmaree (Emu) said...

Gorgeous card, I adore the purple flowers! the lace is great, its very vintage and shabby chic, you totally rocked it!


Good Luck with the keyboard, sounds like a great idea!

Hope your hands do well!

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Lorraine,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Fiona said...

this is really pretty Lorraine and must have taken you ages to cut all those layers...very nice!! Thanks for joining us at paper sundaes this week.

Fi
x

Jacee said...

Oh my, this is so beautiful Lorraine, a really pretty card.
Hugs Jacee

KraftyKoolKat said...

Really beautiful. I am still having troubles with blogger today. Typed all my posting and it will not let me post it.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx

Sally H said...

What a stunning card, Lorraine! Your colouring is superb and I love the layout. Beautiful!

Anne said...

Stunning card Lorraine, love the colours. Hugs x

pinky said...

Stunning card Lorraine, love your shading of the flowers and how you 3d them.

Vicky said...

So stunning Lorraine...and I love the colours you have used hun..

thanks for joining us at SnS...and good luck!

hugs Vicky xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous colours, love the dimension, so very pretty.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card, Lorraine. I love the colours and the image is lovely. I love how you have layered it.
Nikki x

WeirdCat said...

Absolutely gorgeous, great colours, thank you for joining us at DDSB this week
Ruth x

Beryl K said...

Stunning card Lorraine, coloured to perfection
Beryl x

Cheryl said...

oh this is just stuning hun love the 3d effect on those gorgeous flowers hugs cheryl xxxx

Merry said...

Lorraine this card is so beautiful....really love the layout but the image is stunning.

Amy Johnson said...

Such a gorgeous card!

coops said...

wow., stunning card lorraine.the flower image is beautiful and i love how you have decoupaged it.gorgeous colours and details too :D

xx coops xx

Cheryl said...

only me agian hun I forgot to say
bless you for playing at anything goes this week hugs cheryl xxxxx

Jemima's Jems said...

such a beautiful card, i love your image and you have coloured it beautifully...i love it:)

thank you for joining us at SnS

JJ
xx

Deirdre said...

Gorgeous, adore all the layering.

Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay this week. ♥

Nannieflash said...

Oh Lorraine this is stunning, and your sister is going to love it. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxxx

Audrey said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine. I hope all is well. Thanks for joining us at 2 Cute Rubber Stamps.

Mary Lou said...

Oh Lorraine this is Stunning!! That was so nice of BIL to ask you to make card for wife (Your sis) Sooo Special ;)
This flower is colored GORGEOUSLY and LOVe Love Love the layering~~Brilliant!!!
Happy day hun!!
Hugz

Tracy said...

Hi Lorraine, this is gorgeous and i'm sure your Sister will love it. The image is beautiful and coloured superbly.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

nicoleqmullen said...

Beautiful card, love that image! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!

Donna said...

Stunning little card, love how you layered the flowers. Thank you for joining in the DDSB, hope to see you again. hugs Donna x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining at TPS this week......

Hugs
Judith

Teri said...

WOW hun - this is so yummy, and my fav colours too!
Thanks for playing in the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, and good luck!
Hugs,
Teri x

craftycrafter said...

wow this is just beautiful Lorraine my favourite colours also hope you are well love Dorothy

Marion said...

Oh Wow! Stunning card Lorraine, I just love this beautiful image and the colouring is awesome. Pretty paper and love the lace and other embellies. Fabulous.
hugs
Marion

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous card, simply divine!
Thank you for joining in our Bingo Challenge at Anything goes

Invitation to our Birthday celebrations.
Tuesday 31st Anything Goes Challenge Blog!
will be 1 year old and to celebrate we are holding a blog hop with candy and prizes to be won. Hope you can come and join us
Hugs
Tamara

Donna said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, the lace is so pretty and your colouring and added detail are beautiful :) Donna x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is sooooo beautiful I love the lilac colour & the lace is gorgeous hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Maria Matter said...

oh Lorraine, this is GORGEOUS!!! I love these flowers, adding the dimension really adds a special touch...just gorgeous!
hugs & blessings

Cheryl Valadez said...

This is stunning! Thanks for joining the challenge this week at The Paper Shelter ;D Hugz, Cheryl

Susan's crafty chaos said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks very much for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew this week, and good luck :)

Tanya R said...

Love the dimensions! This is a fabulous birthday card. Thank you for joining us at 2 Cute Rubber Stamps this week.
Hugs
Tanya

bumblebee creations said...

GORGEOUS!!!

Josephine said...

This is so lovely! It's a gorgeous image, and layered lke that, it's even more special. Fabulous colours too!

laney said...

ooooh this is so gorgeous!!!
Thanks for joining us at Diva's by design this time hope to see you again soon
hugs
laney

Ruthie said...

This is gorgeous love the colours and dimension! Really hope the new keyboard works out well - fingers crossed

Thanks for joining in at Delicious Doodles this week

Rx

DianeGoolsby said...

What a beautiful card--love your colors. Glad you joined us at Simply Create for our Special Day/Event Challenge #44.

Diane
Simply Create Design Team
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

Sandy O said...

Oh My gosh, this is stunning. The
3D look is a perfect touch to it.

Davi said...

WOW this is just stunning my friend!! My favorite colors and that is one beautiful image. I love the way you lifted them up for the great dimension! Wonderful embellies to top it off. I do hope that the keyboard helps

Cat said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card, Lorraine! I know your sister loved it! So beautiful!

Divinity said...

hi lorraine! :) haven't been by your blog in awhile. love your latest creations -- this card especially stood out! just wonderful! love the 3-d effect! :)

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