31 Oct 2011

Dove Of Peace Take Two

Hi all first may I apologise for not visiting you all unfortunately, my cold has got worse instead of better, even though I had my flu jab, it seems to have moved to my head which now feels like a ball of wet cotton wool. I managed to get this card finished without sneezing all over it, lol, I hope I am not putting you off.
I have used my Patchwork, Dove of Peace stamp again but kept the colours to blue and brown, I coloured it with Copics.  
The papers are a mixture, the base brown dot one is from Bearlymine Christmas Wishes digi set, the two blue papers are from the Paper Pad Challenge which is a blog that I found last week at Feline Playful  they supply the freebie papers for you to make a card with, I thought they were quite lovely and was inspired to make this card. I have mounted all the papers onto pastel blue card, I used Marianne Die cuts for the Snowflakes, the sentiment is from LOTV I added some silver card candy to the centre of the flakes.
I would like to enter this one into the following challenges:

I hope that you like my card and have enjoyed your visit, I will endeavor to visit as many of my buddies asap.  Hugs to all


Mags said...

Oh dear, I'm sorry your cold is being so stubborn. (My dad always recommends hot toddy - whisky, lemon juice, honey, hot water. He says it might not cure you, but it makes you feel better!!)

Fabulous, beautiful card! I'm loving the blue colour scheme, and the patchwork dove is adorable!

luv, Mags x

ahlers5 said...

This is very pretty. Love it.

Mags said...

Oh - PS. How wonderful to hear Ravel's 'Bolero' on your blog! There's a fab 'Bolero' on the soundtrack to 'Moulin Rouge' which plays over the closing credits, too!


luv, Mags x

Mags said...

PPS oops, wrong link, this is better:


sorry to "spam" your blog like this today!!!

luv, Mags x

Annette Bowes said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, so sorry to hear you are not making an improvement health wise. Sending cyber hugs hoping you are feeling much better soon! Love your Blue Pegasus card too, loving the snowflake die, just added the punch to my wishlist lol! Take CareX:)

Annette Bowes said...

Sorry mean die cut, got punch on the brain lol!

mckinkle said...

Hello Lorraine,

I couldnt help but giggle at the thought of you sniffling and sneezing all over your cards! We crafters are a mad bunch arent we? MOst folk would just sit and rest and get over their ailments but when theres a card to be made................we're off!

I just love the beautiful bird on your card, Ive never done blue and brown together yet so admire it when I see it done so I must give it a go!

Hope you are very soon feeling so much better.

Keryn x

Hazel said...

Hope your cold clears soon and you feel better. This is a beautiful card - thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 44 - hope to see you again soon. x

Paper Pad Challenge said...

Hi Lorraine this is so,so beautiful and serene thanks for using my free papers on your beautiful card. Hugs Pascale xx

Max said...

Hope you feel better soon. Lovely card for our diecut challenge. Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Beryl K said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, I hope you feel better soon
Beryl x

Rita said...

What a Wonderful card Lorraine. Sorry to hear you are suffering the effects of the cold. I have one just starting ,so I hope it clears up PDQ. Hugs Rita xxxx

Brandi said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. Hope you get to feeling better soon! :)

Debs M said...

love this, great colour scheme x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is beautiful, I love the image. Hope you soon feel better. Thanks for playing at Winter Wonderland. Marianne x

Josephine said...

So sorry you've not been well. Hope you're feeling lots better very soon.

Gorgeous card! I love that image, and the colours are very restful and pretty too.

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck.

Kelly Schelske said...

Hope you are feeling better soon!! Very pretty card!

Ann said...

Fabulous card - love it.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Carol Ann said...

Lovely Christmas Card you have done a great job with the dove. Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this week.
Carol Ann xx

Lorraine said...

this is adorable hun and i do hope you feel better real soon take care xx

coops said...

so stunning lorraine.the dove is beautiful and i love your gorgeous colours ;D
i hope you atart to feel better soon. take it easy :D

xx coops xx

marsha said...

Just beautiful Lorraine, such a gorgeous dove and wonderful colors! I hope your cold gets better soon, no fun being under the weather!

Linda said...

So very pretty Lorraine! I love the way our colored the dove. Beautiful layout!

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at the Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx
PS I have some candy if you are interested:)

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

Ann said...

wowza what a gorgeous image and I love the colour scheme
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Humbug Hall.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Lorraine, beautiful bird and colours.

Jules said...

Hi Lorraine

Loving that patchwork dove very much.

A really lovely finished Christmas card.

I hope you feel much better soon.

Love Jules xx

mamapez5 said...

This is a great colour sceme and works well for this card. Lovely!
I hope you are feeling better soon.
Kate x

Jo Davies said...

I do hope you feel better Lorraine, lets hope its the only head cold you get this winter, beautiful card as always sending warm hugs Jo xxx

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Dazie said...

Beautiful I adore the colours what a stunning image!


Dora said...

What a beautiful stamp, love the bird and beautiful colours of your card... sorry to hear you are so unwell. Hope the cold will be over soon :) Hugs xxx

Choccy said...

Gorgeous card !!

Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our, ' Christmas' challenge.
Good Luck !!
Hope to see you back next week :O)

Choccy x

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