21 Sep 2011

1, 2, 3

Hi all today is rather special as it is my little boys 21st birthday, gosh I can't believe it, where has the time gone, he is chilling out today but when the weekend comes he is off to Bristol for the night with eight of his mates.
I am in the middle of my visiting you all but just wanted to post three cards that I have made.  It has taken me a few days to finish them off except the third one which I actually did a few weeks ago but didn't know if I liked it or not, I found it in my tray so thought I would give it ago anyway.
My first card I would like to enter into the following challenges:
I have used the Cute Lion image from Kenny K and coloured her with Copics, I actually printed her out on golden parchment paper, I stamped my 'sand' stamp around the edges then mounted her onto gold mirri card.  The papers are Basic Grey Hopscotch, I added a strip of gold mirri card across the centre topped with raffia ribbon and gold ribbon, I added some card candy, flowers, butterfly and sentiment.
My second card is using a digi image from Cuddly Buddly, I have coloured her with Copics, the papers are Bearlymine, the bottom paper is pink spots but I decided to stamp a flower around the edges the stamp is from one of my SU sets. I mounted the bottom paper onto gold mirri card, the rose paper I mounted onto pink card, the image has been mounted onto brown card.  I added a ribbon, iridescent gems, a felt flower, which I cut out with a Sizzex die cut, the centre of the flower I cut with a Nellie Snellen Die and added a blue gem for the centre, a sentiment which I highlighted with TH Vintage Photo Distress ink.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My third and final card is a sort of version of Steam Punk, I have used an image from Simply Betty and coloured her with Promarkers, I added black lace, black/grey vintage lace and flowers.  The 3 little flowers at the bottom are made with shrink plastic, the 3 watch faces I cut out from some bp and embossed them with thick clear powder, I found some chipboard letters coloured them with a black promarker then added Glossy Accents, I used TH Vintage Photo distress ink around the image then used my individual alphabet cute tip stamps for the wording.
I would like to enter this into the following challenge:
That's it from me today so I am back to my commenting so I will see you in a little bit, hugs to all.


Doreen said...

Three wonderful cards Lorraine,all gorgeous in there way, I love the third one I think it works very well.xxx

Tracy said...

Hi Lorraine
Really fabulous designs, love your images too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Lorraine said...

wow these are all great cards i mean whats not to like i love them huni and can i say i wish your little boy lol the most fun night out its not everyday you turn 21 and it only happens once so Happy birthday to your son xx

Cat said...

Gorgeous cards as always, Lorraine! Congrats to your baby on his 21st b'day! They really do grow up too fast. My baby boy recently turned 25 and was lamenting that he was a quarter of a century old. I told him, "Just wait. I'm half a century plus!" LOL

Rebekah said...

These are so fab Lorraine! I esp love your wee stamps one my type of card and your colouring is great! I love the pink lion too! Thanks for joining us at CS too hugs Rebekah xx

Crafty Chris said...

wow Lorraine you have been busy Happy B'day to your son, my daughter is 35 on friday,3 fantastic cards love the pink main on the lion,the 2nd image I luv and it is Sylvie Zet image, wow love this colour in the 3rd and she is a gorgeous image.
Chris x

Cheryl said...

oh gosh hun these are,2 gorgeous cards just love the cute image on the first one,and that second one hun its just so classy beautiful color tones,hugs cherylxxx

punknscrap said...

Lovely card, all the layers look great. Thanks for playing along with us at THE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE.

Cindy Haffner said...

FABULOUS Lorraine I love all your details!!~

Annmaree (Emu) said...

Lots of beautiful makes Lorraine, so great to see!!!

happy birthday to your son!

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

wow these are all great cards......i like it......you have use a very nice DP´s.......


Shelby said...

All these are gorgeous as always Lorraine! Love the stamping around the Lion image, the papers and coloring on the adorable cuddly buddly Sylvia Zet is absolutely perfect and the third is just so beautiful and striking!


Lori said...

I'm not sure if my last comment posted (sorry if this is a dup!)

I haven't visited in quite awhile (I'm sorry!) I see that you've been quite busy with some stunners!!! I do LOVE to see your work and get so much inspiration :)

I hope you are having a glorious week!
Love n hugs,

* Shaz * said...

A fabulous lot of cards, thankyou for joining us at CYDA this time i hope you will join us again soon, good luck x

Tine said...

Hi Lorraine. I know how you feel. My son is 20 tomorrow - it is amazing how time flies! Hope your son has a great birthday. You have been busy making all these cards. Your lion is super-funky with the pink mane! Fun card. Thanks for joining us at KKKG this week.
Tine :)

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Super cute cards!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge & Crafty Sentiments this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Lorraine wow three beautiful cards and all so different, they are all stunning. hugs Shirleyxxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

All of them are exceptional as your work all ways is. The last one is super so no worries there hunni.


Heather said...

Congrats to your sons! My "baby" turned 11 earlier this week.

I like all of the cards but I think the 3rd- the purple steampunk one is my favorite.

coops said...

3 fantastic cards lorraine.gorgeous images, i especially love the little cutie on your 2nd card and your colours and designs are stunning ;D
a belated happy 21st birthday to your son, i hope he had a good night out.

xx coops xx

*Vicki* said...

Wow WOW WOW Lorraine!! :) I love all of these creations you've made here hun!! I especially love the one in the middle with the sweet image and floral design!! But I also really like the purplish one as well!! :) TFS!!

Happy birthday to your son!! ;)

Riet said...

What a gorgeous cards Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

Faye said...

Hope you enjoyed your son's birthday. :)
These are all gorgeous, of course, but my favourite is the second. Very pretty. xxx

Donna said...

Brilliant card Lorraine...well done with this weeks colour challenge...thank you so much for playing along with us at Cupcake :) Donna ♥ x

Inger said...

Gorgeous cards Lorraine!!!
Have a lovely weekend!

♥ Hugs, Inger

craftymonster81 said...

gorgeous cards
Lindsay xx

Delphine said...

Three fantastic cards, Lorraine, I love all your images! And the purple one gorgeous! I love your embellishments and beautiful papers! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

Annie said...

a fabulous trio of cards, but my favourite is Sylvia's Wee little lass!
hugs, annie x

Linda said...

I love all three card. I really love the middle one. The image is so adorable and I love how you colored her.
Happy birthday to your son. My baby is 25. I agree were does the time go?

Tasha said...

Oh wow Lorraine, these cards are all gorgeous. I dont know why you didnt like the third one, it's so lovely and also one of my favourite colours :-)

marsha said...

These are all three perfectly fabulous! I love the variety of colors, I think the second one is my favorite. Gorgeous job Lorraine!

Violets Corner said...

They are gorgeous Lorraine, beautiful colours and fab details.

Many thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Cupcake Crafts.


Lynn said...

Hi Lorraine, been a while since I stopped by and your creations are more beautiful than ever:)
I noticed you don't have a blog header, if you would like one just let me know and I will make one exclusively for you:)
Lynn xxx

Sheena said...

Wonderful cards - you have been busy! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

Katina said...

Fab cards Lorraine! Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! x

Kathleen said...

Fab card, lovely image and that pink felt flower is gorgeous. Anks for joining us at Paper Sundaes
Hugs Kat

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Wow your card is fabulous!
Love your gorgeous colors and such pretty papers and detail!

thanks so much for joining us at TPS this week…………..


Hazel (Didos) said...

Hope your son had a great birthday, they just grow too fast!!!!
Love the cards they are super, thanks for playing on Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxo

Kim. said...

All three are beautiful cards, lovely image's and pretty papers and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. I hope your son had a great birthday.
Kim xXx

Angela Weimer said...

Such beautiful cards with so many lovely details to look at. Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday and have a great day. Angela

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