2 Feb 2015

BALLOONS OF LOVE

Hi all, I didn't think that I would get here as Google/Blogger is on a major go slow, but I made it and I have a card that I would like to share with you and enter into some challenges:
The theme of my card is LOVE I have used an image from CHING-CHOU KUIK called BUNCH OF LOVE
I have coloured her with both Graph It Markers and Copics, the papers are from LOTV, I used faux stitching around the balloons and image, I added glitter for the balloon strings, I then added a red doily heart, sentiment and some pearl liquid.  
I am not very adventurous with my crafting as I used to be, I am getting the urge to try something a little different now and again and on this card I have actually done some paper tearing for the border across the centre.
I have used a 7 x 7 black card base the papers have all been mounted onto red cardstock, the image I mounted on both black and red cardstock.
I apologise for the picture quality but I could not get the right lighting on this occasion.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I I would like to send my heartfelt thanks to all my followers and to everyone who is so kind to leave me such wonderful comments, I would also like to welcome all my new followers, thank you
See you a little later, I have my mum staying with me at the moment so will be a little busy
hugs
Lorraine x

52 comments:

brenda said...

I think Blogger is on total meltdown Lorraine, it's a totally pain with all sorts of issues the last few weeks.

What a wonderful card today, the image is coloured so beautifully, I need to come for lessons.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, love love love it...one of my fav images....
We have this one over in our shop at Sweet Pea Stamps as well....
You may want to enter our challenge called "all about love" at.......http://onesweetchallenge.blogspot.com.au/

{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Margreet said...

Awesome creation Lorraine...love your faux stitching and you colored so well...pretty papers too!
xxx Margreet

Rita said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. Hoping to get back to my old routine soon. Hugs Rita xxx

Alison Barlow said...

This is stunning, Lorraine. I love this image and all the different red papers - and the stitching is a lovely addition.
Alison xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow, what I wouldn't give to have hair like that! Wonderful job making it look so realistic! Fabulous card Lorraine! hugs :)

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Lorriane, such a beautiful image and fabulous design - your paper tearing is perfect along with your faux stitching.
Pauline
x

Judith said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine - i just love the whole design - i hadn't seen these images until just a few days ago - so pretty hugs Judith x

Mary Lou said...

Good Day Lorraine....happy New Year my friend!! Little late but never forgotten­čśŐ. This card is GORGEOUS!!! Colored Beautifully and great touch with faux stitching! Hope all is well with you
Big warm Hugs...Mary Lou

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER! Such a stunning image here Lorraine! Love your gorgeous layout with all of the pretty layers with the heart papers and heart doily!! Really special design here! :) HUGS

Rose said...

Hi Lorraine love all the layers on your card and the torn strip too. Gorgeous image coloured beautifully.
Hope you have an enjoyable time with your mum.
Rose xx

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Lorraine what a beautiful card I love the image and the design is gorgeous.

Debs xx

{Debs Cards– my personal blog}

Davi said...

Boy you did a fab job on coloring that image, A Gorgeous card Lorraine!! You need to enter it into the FOSTV challenge today, the theme is romance, this is perfect!! here is the address http://mfpspeedytv.ning.com/page/2015-fostv152-romance

Lau W said...

WOW ! Lovely colors, looooovely card !
xxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, your colouring of the pretty image is stunning. I love the papers and fabulous layout too.
hugs Sue xx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Stunning card Lorraine...Beautiful image and love all the details...Joolsx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Really awesome colouring Lorraine and great layout.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Doreen said...

Gorgeous colours and image,love this.xxx

NancyD said...

It is the perfect valentines card Lorraine. Love the torn paper and that great hair! nancyD

Chrissy said...

A beautiful card Lorraine..I love the image and colouring and the fabulous red doily heart..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

pinky said...

Oh wow this is just stunning Lorraine. I NEED that image me thinks. Thanks for the inspiration.

andree said...

A lovely image Lorraine and perfectly layered too xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine. A fabulous image and I love the reds.
Lorraine x

Jacee said...

Your colouring is absolutely amazing on this Lorraine, the hair looks fabulous!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Pat K said...

Stunning card Lorraine. Love this Sweet Pea image, so beautifully coloured. hugs, Pat K xx

Diane said...

You are so talented Lorraine, gosh your coloring, faux stitching and all the fun trim is awesome.

Hugs Diane

Carol said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, such a gorgeous image. Carol x

Donna Mosley said...

This is a gorgeous card Lorraine, love the image and all the pretty details.

Donna x

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine I like the sweet image and the beautiful colours, love your colouring.
Hugs Linda

Laine said...

This is stunning Lorraine. Wonderful colouring and detail.
Laine
xx

fiona henderson said...

Wonderful just what i would expect from you....amazing work..

Fiona dT
TTPH

Crafty Train said...

Gorgeous Creation Lorraine. Beautiful colouring. Loving the Doily! A card to be proud of! Lisa xx

coops said...

so gorgeous lorraine.i love the stunning image and your design and colouring is fabulous :D

xx coops xx

Janine said...

Gorgeous - love the layout and your beautifully coloured image.

Stampsnob. said...

So many hearts that certainly says I love you ............Lis

Avril Ann said...

WOW, Lorraine, what an utterly stunning card, love the image, your colouring is amazing hun, hugs xxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Stunning card Lorraine and magnificent colouring! Have a lovely time with your Mum! Susan x

Jane Savage said...

Another breath-taking project, Lorraine! I love those luscious reds and your incredible colouring! xxx

MaryH said...

Sweet & beautifully colored image, and I love the faux stitching on the balloons. So nice & even...I can never manage that! (Couldn't always do the tiny regular quilt stitching either!). Love the torn paper and the delicate heart doily is just perfect. Lovely matting as well. TFS & Hugs.

Jane said...

Beautiful!!! Your coloring is perfect.
Thanks for playing along with us at
FOSTV.

Stampsnob. said...

So glad you entered this beauty in FOSTV MFP challenges Good Luck........Lis

L. Tagg said...

Wow! Such a pretty card and image!

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Oh wow your card is stunning. I love how you did this one. Your coloring is stunning. Thanks for joining in our Challenge this month. Torn to Pieces.
Linda K. DT

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Lorraine beautifully coloured and wonderful design
Dianne xx :)

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Lorraine, what a lucky girl to be one of the winner's for the challenge last month. What a beautiful card you have made here which fits perfectly the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog Monthly Challenge this month of “torn to pieces”. Even more FANTASTIC is that you have used one of Ching-Chou Kuik's digital stamps "Bunch of Love". Don’t forget you are entitled to two entries into the monthly Blog Challenge draw as you have used a Ching-Chou Kuik image. For the first entry link to the card/creation you have created. For your second entry just link to your main blog.

Thank you for entering, best wishes in the draw and for your continued support of this challenge. Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Design Team Leader)

Hazel said...

This is gorgeous, Lorraine. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliantly made creation and love the image and goodies added. Thanks so much for entering in our challenge at “One Sweet Challenge”for Sweet Pea Stamps.

Hope to see you in our next challenge. Cheers, aNNie

{One Sweet Challenge…Sweet Pea Stamps DT Member}

Nikki said...

Gorgeous card. That image is beautiful and you have coloured her fabulously. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenges.

Nikki

Carol Lutz said...

Lovely card and what a gorgeous image. Thanks for joining in our C is for Cupid challenge at ABC Challenge. Good Luck, Carol DT

fiona henderson said...

This is one super card.

Fiona dT
TTPH

Erika Horvathova said...

Wonderful card, your coloring is great, love heart doily.

Thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenge blog

Erika Paws, DT

Del said...

Stunning card. Love the layout and the gorgeous red doily. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a Stamp or Digi for February Challenge and Good Luck! xx

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