18 Jan 2012

Happy Birthday in Red and Blue

Hi all today I have two cards to show you that I have made but before that I would like to share some news with you. 
I have been so very lucky and have won 2 challenges the first was Totally Tilda and the second was Creative Craft Challenge, I have been so happy that my cards were chosen, thank you ladies.

These are my two cards
The first card is in Blue, I have used one of my Morehead Stamp sets, I have only used this once before and that was along time ago.  I coloured her with Copics, I used Momento black Tuxedo ink for stamping both the image and the dragonflies.  I used a little TH Vintage Photo ink for lightly distressing around the image.  The paper is from a Joanna Sheen paper pad, I have added flowers, ribbon, gems, tags and sentiment.

My second card is in Red, I have used my Elusive Images Flower Stamp set, another set that i have had for so long but haven't used for a while, I stamped two sizes of blooms with Versamark Dazzle then embossed with Judikins Metallic Bronze powder, I cut all the flowers out and snipped into the petals so that I could mould them this way and that.  The bp is from Bearly Mine Extreme Vol 1, I used a scalloped circle Nestie for the red spot paper, I used a Nellie Snellen flower die on white linen card for the flower to be mounted on, I used pearls for the centre of the flower.  I added white ribbon, butterflies, gems and sentiment. 

The challenges that I would like to enter are as follows:

Well that's it from me today but I will be around to see you all later, hugs to all.


Debs M said...

well done on your wins! 2 gorgeous cards x

Doreen said...

Two gorgeous cards Lorraine,love the images.
Congratulations on your wins.xxx

Sally said...

2 gorgeous cards Lorraine. Love the red one and the pearl centre is very effective.
Hugs Sally xxx

mckinkle said...

Hello Lorraine,

2 gorgeous and quite different cards today! Well done on your 2 challenge wins, what a lovely way to start the new year!

I love the pearls inside the red flower, thats a lovely touch!

Keryn x

Denise and Louise said...

Two stunning cards - love that little girl on the blue one and your red flower is gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week.
Denise xx

Nikbee said...

Wonderful cards. I love the sweet image on the first card and the flower is lovely on the second one.
Nikki x

Dorothy said...

lovely work Lorraine,I love both cards Dorothy xx

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi so glad to hear your wins ! Go girl !! I just adore the second one it is so pretty. The flower is to die for !! Tutorial please !!! Love the backing paper too :D

Davi said...

Congrats you sure deserved thos wins with you Fab cards !!These new ones are Awesome cards as always Lorraine :) Loving the checks with the darling image and beautiful flowers.
That red flower is OUTstanding and so pretty matted on the dotted dp :)

Davi said...

OOPs forgot to thank you for sharing your red card at The Pixie Cottage :)

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Super beautiful - love the images, the flowes, the papers - all delightful.

Thanks for all your comments on my blog - sorry I don't get by more. Have a great day!


pinky said...

Well done on your wins Lorraine, praise well deserved I am sure!! Loving these two gorgeous creations today.

Lorraine said...

Both lovely Lorraine. I really like the flower one. Pretty new blog too. :o)

Margreet said...

Congrats on your wins, Lorraine....both cards are gorgeous...pretty papers and that flowr is really stunning!
xxx Margreet

Cheryl said...

oh hun these cards are just stunning especially love the image and the colours on the first one,and the second one is just so classy with amazing detail,well done on your wins hun really well deserved love hugs cherylxxxxxxxxx

Claire said...

Two lovely cards hun. Hugs, Claire x PS. There is blogoversary candy on my blog if you are interested x

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Congrats on the wins sweetie!
I am not surprised at all.
Both of these cards are so beautiful and amazing colors

Sarah said...

Gorgeous cards, love the colours and images, hugs, Sarah x

Lorraine said...

aww two very beautiful cards here huni love the latge flower and the colouring on the blue card is amazing sweetie xx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine and big congrats on your wins!!! Big hugs Jo xxx

Beryl K said...

Two super cards Lorraine and congrats on your win
Beryl x

Rebekah said...

Gorgeous work Lorraine what a cutie on the first and I love the elegance of your red card hugs rebekah xx

Linda said...

Oh wow two beautiful cards! I love that beautiful read flower with the tiny pearls in the middle. Gorgeous!

Debs said...

Congrats an the wins Lorraine - well deserved.
Two gorgeous cards - especially love the flower.
Debs xx

Heather said...

Such pretty cards, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week :)

sandra's crafty corner said...

hi hun

thanks for joining us again at creative craft challenges, your card is fab.
hugs sandra xxx

coops said...

fabulous cards lorraine.stunning blue colours and details on your 1st card and the image is gorgeous and i really love your 2nd card.stunning flower and the red colours are so striking.
huge congrats on your wins too :D

xx coops xx

Dodici said...

Both cards are so gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at ATSC!

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

2 stunners.janex

Sharon said...

WOW!!! These are just so beautiful!!! Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

gina g said...

Hi Lorraine these are gorgeous cards i love the red flower, and the image on the top is so sweet. luv gina xx

Hunnybunnycards said...

Hi Lorraine, lovely card for the Sunday Sketch and Stamp challenge this week, thanks for joining us!

Hugs, Barbara x

Betka said...

Congratulation Lorraine! So glad to hear your wins! Gorgeous cards! Hugs, Betka :)

Susie Sugar said...

2 Beautiful cards Lorraine , my fav is the red one that's a fab flower
Hugs Susie xx

Hazel said...

Totally gorgeous cards, Lorraine - love them x

Teresa said...

Oh wow stunning cards, thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps January blues challenge. Hugs Teresa xx

Dora said...

Awww these are gorgeous Lorraine, I love the first one, so cute.. I have that image somewhere, but I can't remember where!!! .. so sweet xxx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Two gorgeous cards Lorraine......love the images..........


cardmaking bird said...

Wow - both cards are gorgeous!! I love how you've used your flower stamp set, so effective! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Sketch and Stamp. Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Marie x

Dora said...

Hi Lorraine, me again... wanted to thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Good luck xx

Mary Lou said...

Hello Lorraine~~Great to visit...time gets away from me lately :( Your cards are so sweet!! The blue one has such a fun, cute image and The red one is Gorgeous!!! Love love love this layout and flower--Thanks so much for joining us at The Pixie Cottage!!
Happiness and love

Jennifer Scull said...

oh my goodness, these are wonderful cards! I am drooling over those amazing flowers on the blue card, and love the dies/punches you've used on the other one. fabby!
so glad you've joined the party at Party Time Tuesdays this week! :)

Lin said...

Two beautiful cards, the blue I think is my favourite, but only just.

Congrats on your two wins!

Thank you for joining us at ABC.

Lin xx

Shelby said...

Both of these are just wonderful designs and I love love the top one with the great image you've colored up perfectly and with the amazing flower arrangements!


Sabina said...

Love both of your cards!!! Well done!! Thanks for joining us at ABC!!

Crafty and Green said...

Both of your cards are beautiful! Thanks for playing with us at The Pixie Cottage!!

Many Blessings,

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Aww such beautiful creations Lorraine, great color choices and beautiful embossing. Thanks so much for playing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE this week:)

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine!! Thanks for sharing in Let’s Ink It Up’s *Anything Goes* challenge and good luck !


Tammy, LIIU DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine!! Thanks for sharing in Let’s Ink It Up’s *Anything Goes* challenge and good luck !


Tammy, LIIU DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx


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