18 Oct 2014

ANNIVERSARY

Good morning everyone, I actually made a card this week but only because it was by request.  I have had so much trouble with the computer that I lost all heart.  However, after reading all your comments I picked up a few tips and now I can comment by right clicking on the comment button, Blogger is still not as it used to be but I can put up with that as long as I can visit you all and leave you a bit of love. I deleted a Malware programme that I have not really been happy with and that also seemed to make my computer a bit quicker, I am not saying too much in case Blogger or Chrome is listening.
At the beginning of the week my son asked me to make a card for his girlfriend's parents Silver Wedding Anniversary, this is what I came up with and at 3.45 am this morning I was told they loved it.
I have used an 8 x 8 white scalloped card base, I mounted black card stock, silver mirri card and white pearlescent card the latter I embossed with my 8 x 8 Embossilicious Swirl folder.  I then used my Tonic die cuts on black card the white pearlescent, I mounted them to the base card with foam pads for dimension,
I added some Viva Decor Silver Pearl drops, a wide double bow, Lily and a computer generated sentiment.
For once I also decorated the inside of the card mimicking the outside layers with the exception of the die cuts, this time I used X Cut scalloped rectangle dies in the 3 colours, the verse is from my Crafty Caz Ultimate Verse CD, I personalised it to read Mum and Dad, I then added two die cut/embossed silver hearts. 
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Many thanks to everyone who offered me help with Blogger I am so grateful, I also appreciate the time you have taken to come visit me and leave me a comment on my postings, it really does mean so much to me, Thank You.
See you soon.

26 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Lorraine, hope your computer issues have settled. nothing more frustrating. This is one pretty neat creation, super awesome dies and loving the colour combination.xx
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KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous sweetie, no wonder it was adored. Love everything about it, it is a real stunner and a lovely keepsake.
I can comment on your blog through blogger but not through bloglovin.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs
Cathy
xx

Aunty Sue said...

Oh wow this is so stunning love the inside as much as the front love the touch yellow. Thanks for joining us this week at C C

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, I like the dies and the embossing
Kevin xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, such a beautiful and elegant design.
hugs Sue xx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine I'm typing this quick in case blogger changes it's mind and throws me out!!! wish mine was sorted huggles Sue xx

Chrissy said...

A stunning card Lorraine and I love silver details and dies...beautiful and so elegeant. So glad your PC issues are sorting themselves out..isn't it awful..you feel cut off from the world..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lorraine said...

It's so frustrating when we have computer problems! What would we do without them??!!
A gorgeous card. Love the colour scheme and design.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Lorraine x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous Anniversary card Lorraine, such an elegant design and the inside is beautifully decorated as well.
The only problem I have commenting on some blogs on bloglovin is that I have to click on the cross in the top right hand corner before I can open the comment box - your blog is one of those.
Have a lovely weekend.
Pauline
x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A gorgeous card, love the elegance of white, black and silver. Computer issues are so frustrating, I can lose hours sometimes fiddling about with it, than I feel I could just throw it out of the window! Don't think hubby would be too pleased though.
Lorraine

Debs said...

Beautiful elegant card Lorraine - the ribbon is gorgeous.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Veerle said...

It indeed can be very anoying when computers and internet and blogger do not work as they should. But your card is absolutely gorgeous Lorraine.
Hugs Veerle xx

Crafting Queen said...

Really elegant card.

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, love it! What a pin with blogger and the computer hun, hope it's sorted now.

Donna x

Jacee said...

Very stylish elegant card Lorraine, the ribbon is lovely, fabulous work, love it!
Hugs Jacee
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Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Lorraine what a fab and elegant card for a 25th. Glad you are managing to comment now, I am still getting the pop up! Hugs Susan x

brenda said...

Such an elegant creation Lorraine and perfect for our theme this week.

Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

In case you didn’t know, we have some great candy to be won at our sister challenge here

B x

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Wow, stunning and very elegant card. Hope your computer problems will be sorted out soon!
Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
Rachelle DT
http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

*Vicki* said...

Really gorgeous design Lorraine!! I love how it turned out with the added texture, it makes it really elegant looking! :)

So sorry to hear about your computer troubles and leaving a comment is time consuming in itself without any problems, so you are very sweet for doing so!! (Please don't worry about doing that for me!! I will still visit you!!)

Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Crafty Train said...

Wow Wow!! I love this! Gorgeous Die Cuts and Embossing. The recipients are going to love and cherish this forever. Wonderful Card.

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Lorraine and thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week and hope your comp issue resolve themselves soon !!
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sandra Schabel said...

Hi Lorraine!
Wow, stunning creation!
Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us at Scrapping4Fun Challenge Blog.
Hugs Sandra DT

Jacee said...

Hi Lorraine, sorry to hear you are also having trouble with blogger, it would seem that a lot of us are. At the moment my reading list is showing up if I'm on either chrome or explorer so all is good, I'm hoping that it stays that way. I haven't got any problems with trojans as you mentioned, or any other virus's, malware etc, I regularly 'clean' both my PC and my laptop to make sure, plus my son (he's a computer geek LOL) keeps an eye on it for me so I'm lucky there. I've just had my laptop sorted as I couldn't get on the internet but my son sorted it for me, thank goodness. So lets both keep our fingers crossed that Mr Blogger starts behaving himself, he can be such a pain!! Take care, hugs Jacee

coops said...

wow this is so stunning lorraine.such a classy and elegant design and i love the beautiful diecuts you have used ;D

xx coops xx

Craftnut said...

Lovely card for our embossing challenge at allsorts Tracy x

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, what a beautiful elegant card, I'm not surprised that they loved it!

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