30 Mar 2016


Hi all, firstly I would like to thank you all so much for your lovely comments while I have not really been around
I have two shares for you today both a card and gift bag.
My first show is a card I made recently using one of my old Sugar Nellie stamps this one is called Daisy, I have coloured her with my usual markers, the papers are from a 12" x 12" pad that I got from the Range they are all double sided which worked well with this particular design.
I was watching Ann-Marie from Hunkydory on Create and Craft and saw her make a card with the cut and pulled back centre.
I really liked it and this is what I came up with, I used pink enamel dots on the corners, the flowers are Dreamees all stamped with TH Vintage Photo Ink then cut out, they look different because I actually pleated two of them, I then added clear beads in a bottle that come out white but turns clear when dried, they actually took on the colour of the papers.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

My second share is a gift bag that my son asked me to make, I watched some YT videos and saw this particular bag that was so easy I gave it ago.
I used a 12" x 12" papers, I used my scalloped punch on the top then added a double organza pink ribbon the oval was done with one of my dies.
The image is once again an Elisabeth Bell digi called Easter Cutie, I coloured her with Copics then cut her out with one of my new Tattered Lace Oval die the pink also is part of the set, I then added another Tattered Lace circle die, the Daisies are die cut with a pink flower pearl for their centres then finally I punched out a butterfly.  This was filled with mini chocolate chickens and bunnies then my son gave it to his girlfriend for Easter.
I would like to enter my gift bag into the following challenges:


julie_woolston said...

Stunning card and gift bag Lorraine, fabulous designs.
Hugs Julie xxx

Veerle said...

This is so beautiful Lorraine, love it. Hugs Veerle x

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Lorraine what wonderful cards you are so talented as I dont think I've seen a card that I dont like.
And these are absolutely gorgeous I love the colours and designs.

{Debs Cards}

bolletjelucky.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful creations Lorraine. Beautiful flowers in the corners from your card and your giftbag is so sweet. Feminin colours, beautiful coloured...very sweet.
Greetings Miranda

andree said...

Hi Lorraine, love your style of card it's very effective and your treat bag is so cute. xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Both projects are so pretty, your images and colouring of them are superb Lorraine. The beautiful flowers you have made really add a lovely touch to your cards and gift bag.

carol said...

ooh wow these are gorgeous x carol

Wendy said...

Both absolutely gorgeous Lorraine, love Daisy my all time favourite.
Wendy xx

Lin said...

Your card image and design is just adorable, Lorraine! Love especially those flowers at the corners! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Lisa said...

Both of your projects are gorgeous!! I love the images!! You colored them beautifully!! The flowers are all fabulous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

Merry said...

Beautiful work Lorraine, I like the style of your card and must give that a go one day. Lovely bag too. Amazing how a simple pleat can make the flowers look so different.

McCrafty's Cards said...

these are both gorgeous, I like the images and the embellishments
Kevin xx

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful project Lorraine, love the pretty dies. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Digi Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Donna Ellis said...

The are BEAUTIFUL! Lorraine, gorgeous folds and techniques! Hugs, de

Karen Knott said...

Both of your projects are stunning Lorraine ! Absolutely love your card design and the cute image is coloured beautifully, the gift bag is also gorgeous I bet your son's girlfriend was over the moon to receive it :)
Hugs, Kaz x

brenda said...

Two totally delightful creations Lorraine, the pretty little gift bag will make someones present very special.

B x

StampinJessica said...

Cute projects Lorraine !
Thank you for join us at the Come and Get It Challenge this week!
Hope we see you sonn.
Good luck,
Jessica DT

Marlies said...

Two gorgeous creations Lorraine. A fantastic design on the card and the stamp is adorable. The gift bag looks great too with a sweet image. Beautiful colouring of the images!! hugs, Marlies

Jane Savage said...

Beautiful card and gorgeous gift bag, Lorraine! Prettiness overload!!! xxx

Michelle said...

Beautiful creations Lorraine - there's so much work in both of these designs and no way can I pick a favourite here - both are wonderful - Michelle x

Lau W said...

So wonderful creations Lorraine ! Superb !

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A stunning card love the frame . Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage

Chris said...

These are both gorgeous Lorraine, love the original shape and beautiful design of the bag and the card is fabulous with the sweet image,beautiful papers and flowers.

Céline said...

gorgeous card
thanks for playing with us at di's digi

Stampsnob. said...

Love this design The fold back is special ........Lis

Wishcraft said...

Two gorgeous creations Lorraine, love that folded back design on the first one :o) Hugs, Lisa x

pinky said...

They are both so pretty Lorraine, loving that fold back in the first and those beautiful daisies in the second. Stunning work.

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Lorraine, such a super technique and pretty image - your flowers are gorgeous. Your gift bag is so pretty, another beautiful image and lovely papers.
I hope you are OK.

Denise Goeldner said...

So gorgeous, love both creations, always a pleasure to see your work Lorraine xx

Judith said...

Two beautiful makes Lorraine - I love the pulled back centre on your card it shows off the cute image beautifully and is perfect with the flowers, such a pretty gift bag too. hope things are well with you hugs Judith x

Lisa xx said...

beautiful work, both such gorgeous designs! I would have to say that "Daisy" is one of my all time favourites!

thank you for joining in with the Crafty Friends challenge.....hope we will see you again xx

Heather said...

A beautiful card - I love the cute Daisy - beautifully coloured and simply gorgeous colourig and papers along with super details!!

Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp WednesdayChallenge.

Lisa J said...

Both of these are stunning. Love the pulled back technique. And love the shape of that gift bag. Lisa x

pst said...

Two beautiful creations. I love the idea for the card with the pulled back center. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends.

crafty-stamper said...

Love the cute image and design of your card and beautiful gift bag---Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
Carol DT x

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh what a beautiful card, those flowers are fab!
And your gift bag is gorgeous, bet your son's girlfriend was well impressed :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Two beautiful makes, love Daisy, fab layout, great gift bag

Lisa J said...

Hi Lorraine. Back to say Thank you for sharing your gorgeous card with us this fortnight. Lisa DT Creative Craft Cottage

Karen Letchworth said...

Fabulous card. You are so super creative. I don't know if you're aware of these challenges, so I would like to invite you to play along:

Crea8tive Hands Friends - You can play along using ANY DIGI

Word Art Wednesday - always Anything Goes/Family Friendly


Aileen Ryan said...

Love how you did this pulled back section on the card, looks so cool. Those flowers are wonderful too and as usual love your coloured image. Isn't she the cutest, looks like she is really pondering life doesn't she.

Your son is so lucky to have a mum who makes such pretty gift bags, looks brilliant.

Bad Kitty said...

Your card is very beautiful !
Thank you for joining us at Creative craft cottage!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Craftdee said...

What a fabulous gift bag! Thanks for sharing in DigiDesigns Challenge "For the Girls" challenge. Hope to see you in our new challenge starting today too, Donna ☺


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