22 Aug 2015

SUMMER FLOWERS

 Hi all today I would like to share a card with you and to enter some challenges.  My card is an 8 x 8 the image is a large rubber stamp that I have had for many years I bought it from Joanna Sheen it was from the Serendipity range that is no longer stocked.  I stamped the image 3 times with Versafine Black Onyx Ink then used clear embossing powder, two of the images I painstakingly cut out coloured and then used silicone glue to create the 3d effect, I used Graph it Markers to colour, the papers are LOTV, I mounted papers and image onto black card, I added two chocolate brown doilies, gold glitter bow topped with a dazzler, I added quite a few AB crystals, die cut butterflies, flowers and sentiment.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I have taken several pictures so you can see how the looks decoupaged.


I will be saving this card for my mum's birthday in November when she will be 96 years young.
I may be missing for a very little while as I am going to set up my new laptop I hope that the gremlins will finally leave me alone and let me enjoy my blogging.
See you soon until then have a great weekend.

44 comments:

brenda said...

Hi Lorraine,

Just a quick visit to say hi as I do a mega catch up with my fav blogs after hols, lovely work as always and loving the warm colours.

B x

Margreet said...

Awww, this is so beautiful Lorraine....you should consider to join our challenge Flowers at AnMa Creatief (see my blog).
Have a great weekend!
xxx Margreet

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine beautiful image fabulous colour's and design and thank you for joining us over on Crafty Catz too have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

bolletjelucky.blogspot.com said...

Hi Lorraine, wow your mother has reached a respectable age and that is worth this gorgeous looking card. Love the way the flowers pop of the card and you have used beautiful colours.
Enjoy your weekend and good luck with your gremlins LOL...
Greetings Miranda

Jo said...

Lorraine, that's gorgeous.....love the decoupaged flower. The colours you chose are perfect & the added flowers stunning......your Mum is sure to love it. Have a lovely weekend & good luck with the laptop!
hugs Jo x

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely creation, beautiful image and gorgeous colours...
{The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

Veerle said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, I love your 3D flower and great colouring.
Hugs Veerle xx

Zoe Tant said...

Hi Lorraine thanks for visiting me. This is another stunner with so much gorgeous detail and depth. Must have taken ages, but so worth the time. Zx

MiamiKel said...

Wow!! This is a burst of floral beauty!! Colors are so rich and vibrant and just pop off the screen! Mum kept gardens on the side of our house in London and your card reminds me of seeing them in full bloom :) a beauty!!! Hugs!

Creations by Shirl said...

I love cards with flowers on them,it's seems to be my in thing now...LOL!
Great inspiration on this one..... Beautifully done!

Doreen said...

This is stunning Lorraine.xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so beautiful, your colour choice is gorgeous. Your Mum will adore this and treasure it I am sure.
Hugs.
Cathy
Xxxx

Chris said...

Absolutely stunning! Love that big bold flower stamp and the dimension you have created! Wonderful vibrant colours, lovely design and added flowers.
Enjoy the weekend!
Chris
x

andree said...

Wow Lorraine the layers look awesome and the extra detailing is smashing, your Mum will love it xx

Lisa said...

Oh wow, this is stunning!! The flowers are absolutely gorgeous!! I love the layers and all of the details you added!! It's spectacular!! Your Mom will adore it!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Beth Brovold said...

Oh my this is gorgeous...so vibrant...beautifully designed and coloured!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy "Birthdays"!
Take care,
Beth

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Lorraine..love the flowers and butterfly image with your fabulous colouring and dimension.Love your card design and the added flowers and colours..beautiful..your Mum will be thrilled.

luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, such beautiful dimensional flowers and fabulous design - a stunning card.
Good luck with your laptop, I hope all goes well.
Pauline
x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. I love the image, stunning colours and such beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

pinky said...

Your Mum is going to love that card Lorraine. What a splash of autumn colours and all those gorgeous flowers, especially the decoupage. Just stunning!

Carol said...

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

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A gorgeous image, so beautifully coloured Lorraine. I love the array of gorgeous embellishments and details you have going on here too.
Lorraine

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! Incredible image and even more incredible the way you have layered and curled it, Lorraine! I can see why you treasure this beautiful floral stamp. Some of my favorites are my oldest!

Lynne in NI said...

Woweee this is beautiful Lorraine, such a pretty floral theme. Your Mum will love it!

linda said...

what a beautiful birthday card for your mom! the image is gorgeous and the decoupage is lovely! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
linda

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

julie_woolston said...

Absolutely stunning Lorraine your Mum will love it, hope you get on well with your laptop.
Hugs Julie xxx

Lillian A said...

Pretty flowers and butterflies - both the image and the added embellishments. Thank you for entering our anything goes challenge at Love To Scrap.

Lisa J said...

This is truly amazing! I am so in love with this card. The image and design are fabulous. A stunning creation. Lisa x

Stampsnob. said...

Flower button and bow makes for a beautiful card............Lis

Jac said...

Wow! Stunning card Lorraine, love the dimension and colour. Hope the new laptop runs smoothly and hope all is well with you, take care oh and almost forgot, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week xx

*Vicki* said...

Oh my WORD Lorraine, this is absolutely AMAZING!! Love your stunning design with the flowers and how they just seem to pop right off your design!! Love the sparkle and all of the gorgeous papers and colors! HUGS

Michelle said...

This is beautiful Lorraine - so much floral delights to look at - love how you have layered the image up - Michelle x

Jacee said...

What a lovely card Lorraine, the flowers look fabulous, great colours, a stunning creation, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

MagsB said...

Wow, Lorraine, this is just gorgeous! I love the decoupage! Your Mum is going to love it!!

I hope your new laptop sends all the gremlins scurrying away with their tails between their legs! Good luck!

love Mags B x

Rose said...

Stunning card Lorraine I love the colours and design. Fabulous decopage focal image.
Rose
x

Aunty Sue said...

Fab card and thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz with our Flowers challenge.
Aunty Sue DT

Davi said...

Wow is that beautiful Lorraine :) Your decoupaged flowers look amazing and the dimension with the pretty embellies is SO awesome :)

Nannieflash said...

Good morning Sweetheart, oh wow what a beautiful card, I love the way youve layered up the flower and the flowers around the edge are the finishing touch. The whole card is just stunning. I hope you are doing ok and managing to sort out the new laptop. Take care hugs Shirleyxxx

Jane Savage said...

Great dimension, texture and detail! This card has it all! Totally fabulous, Lorraine! xxx

Team Clark said...

This is utterly gorgeous! I love it, the coloring, the stamps, the color!

Sandy said...

I think I could be on line for the rest of my life and NOT catch up!!!! Your card is absolutely gorgeous!
Sandy xx

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW the decoupage makes it pop up so beautifully !! And Thank you so much for following me!
Cheers
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Ann Chuang said...

Beautiful card! Love the flowers!Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Ann DT

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