1 Jun 2014


Today I have a card to share with you and to enter into a couple of challenges.  I have used an image from Sherri Baldy called PICKLES AND PETRA, to buy any of the 'Bestie' images there is a link in my side bar.  I have coloured the image with Graph It Markers and mounted onto red card then onto some backing paper that I have had in my stash for some years that I got from Elusive Images now called Chocolate Baroque, the base paper is from Bearly Mine.  I have used a red pearlescent 7 x 7 card base added burgundy organza ribbon, lace, sentiment, pearls and a red tissue paper flower that I punched out with a scalloped circle punch then scrunched up to hold it all together I added a pearl brad, I distressed the image and sentiment with TH Vintage Photo ink.
The challenges I would like to enter is as follows:
Second Picture 
Picture No:3 
I was blessed to have been asked to join the 'MY BESTIE' design team my first DT card will be shown in June so I do hope that you will keep an eye open.
Many thanks for visiting my blog I hope that you like my card please feel free to come back anytime, I would also like to say a big thank you for all who leave me such heartwarming comments.


Doreen said...

Love the fab image and great design.xxx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

This is so sweet Lorraine, it's a gorgeous card! Congratulations on the DT post.

Warm hugs

Chrissy said...

Brilliant colouring Lorraine..so vibrant and love the papers and bow...beautiful card.


Diane said...

Love the papers, image and fun embellishments for your delightful design.

Hugs Diane

Donna Mosley said...

Wonderful card Lorraine love the adorable image and gorgeous design.

Donna x

Sue said...

Congrats on the DT Lorraine!!! and another stunner of a card..fabulous colouring and love the layout huggles Sue xxx

Chris x said...

stunning Lorraine and huge congrats on your DT, well deserved they are just so cute.
Chris x

Tina-Mari Dalsrud said...

so many cute cards you have =)

I have a strange question..! I could se that you had problems with getting in touch with lovetocreate.. Did you ever get in touch with them?? i was also told til send an email and did so but havent heard anything yet... :(

Sue said...

BIG congrats on your new DT place Lorraine, it is so well deserved.
Your card is gorgeous, I love the sweet image coloured so beautifully and your detailing is so pretty too.
hugs Sue xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Lorraine, beautiful image and gorgeous rich reds.
Congratulations on your new DT position.

Jan Ltc said...

This is fabulous xx Jan

Veerle said...

Hi Lorraine,
I love the card. I love the flower design paper and I love the deep red color. Very nice.

scrappymo! said...

This is so pretty. Gorgeous colouring and pretty papers make this a wonderful card!

Creations by Shirl said...

Stunning, you just rock with all your cards...love love them!

aussie aNNie said...

She is just a real beauty your focus on colour is extra beautiful...love your papers too.xxx

Linda said...

So beautiful Lorraine. I love all the layers and beautiful flower and of course the image. Wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

Bridget Curnow said...

Wow this is a stunner Lorraine, I love the colour theme the DP are beautiful, and your colouring is amazing
have a lovely day
Kind regards & crafty hugs Bridget :) x

Margreet said...

Congrats on your new DT job, Lorraine....they must be glad having you in their team.
This card is so lovely and your coloring is gorgeous as always!
Enjoy your day!
xxx Margreet

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine. The image and colours look fabulous. Love the big red bow.
Lorraine x

Avril Ann said...

Flipping AWESOME, Lorraine, I love the image, colours, BP's and detail here, fantastic, hugs xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Congrats on your DT position it is well deserved sweetie. Gorgeous papers and fantastic colouring and embellies.


tilly said...

beautiful papers and fab image, love the ribbon, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz

MagsB said...

Another fab card, Lorraine, what a cute image, and I love the beautiful burgundy bow and the flower! And yay! for the 'My Bestie' DT post, you'll do 'em proud!!

love Mags B x

coops said...

so gorgeous lorraine.i love your rich burgandy colours and the image is so sweet.fabulous colouring too :D

xx coops xx

Anna Jasiolek said...

What a wonderful card you have created for our 'anything goes' challenge at Crafty Catz! Thank you so much for joining and I do apologise for my belated comment.
Anna xxx

Betka said...

A stunning card Lorraine, love the gorgeous image and your colouring and details are amazing. Hope you have a lovely Sunday.
Big hugs (:Betka:)

ShersL84bed said...

wow, love love love, the paper and your coloring together make for a delightful card. You have a really great talent.

SMiles Sher

Karen Petitt said...

Stunning! Love the colours and, as always, your colouring is fab! Karen xx

Merry said...

This is so sweet Lorraine and congrats on the DT position.


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