16 Nov 2016


Hi all, today I have another Christmas card to share and enter into some challenges but before I get onto the details I want you to know that it is my mum's
97th Birthday today and she is doing so well 
Ok onto my card which features a digi image available from
I coloured the image with markers then cut him out, the papers are Bearly Mine (no longer available) I mounted the papers onto black card after distressing the edges, I added some red satin ribbon across the centre then a red doily, black Tattered Lace Wreath, red satin bow, glittered stars and presents, sentiment, holly and added lots of Stickles Icicle Glitter Glue.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Many, many thanks for popping by I really do appreciate it
lorraine x



Gorgeous and beautiful card Lorraine love the image and Happy Birthday to your Mum
Dianne xx :)

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Love this card Lorraine, it's full of gorgeous Christmas details and good cheer.
Sending your Mum special Birthday wishes too for a lovely day.

Margreet said...

Wow, Lorraine, 97 years already (mine is 'only' 89)....congratulations!
Your card is very pretty with great coloring!
xxx Margreet

Jane Savage said...

Happy birthday Lorraine's mum!!! Have a fabulous day!

Love your detailed, luscious card today! xxx

Diane said...

Super cute and full of such pretty details. Wishing your Mom a happy birthday, too! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT

Donna Ellis said...

Darling owl, Lorraine! Your sweet, bright, and festive colors are layered beautifully! It's a wonderful card!

Happy 97th to your Mum! What a milestone, and that she is doing well. Think of the stories she could share! I loved hearing my grandpas share what life was like for them.

Hope you are enjoying a great week! hugs, de

Chris said...

Oh, Happy birthday to your Mum Lorraine, she looks so comfy snuggled up with your little dog, I hope you have a lovely day together.
Beautiful Christmas card, lovely design and fab traditional colours.

Lisa said...

Happy, happy birthday to your mom, Lorraine!! What a sweet picture of her!! I hope she has a wonderful day!! Your card is stunning!! Wow!! The owl is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the details you added and the sparkle!! It's so beautiful!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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KraftyKoolKat said...

Awesome card sweetie.

brenda said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday to your Mum Lorraine.

And what a pretty card as well, lots of lovely warm Christmas colours and perfect for our theme at Allsorts, many thanks for joining in.

B x

brenda said...

Well I thought I left a comment but it seemed to disappear before I clicked publish, so just in case wished your Mum a very happy Birthday and also thanked you for joining us at Allsorts with your pretty seasonal card.

B x

Darlene said...

WOW!! A HUGE Happy Birthday to Mum! How wonderful that she's doing well at this delicate age ... God Love Her!!
Your card is adorable Lorraine! Love the image and your design is so much fun! GREAT JOB!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Traditional Christmas Colors’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

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julie_woolston said...

Oh WOW Lorraine absolutely stunning, so sweet with fabulous detail.

Happy Birthday to your Mum, I hope she is having a lovely day.xxx
Hugs Julie xxx

Chrissy said...

Happy birthday to your Mum Lorraine..97..wow...she IS doing well...I love your gorgeous card today..fabulous colouring and just wonderful details..love the sparkle and just everything..


Pat said...

Lovely card Lorraine, great image and super embellishments. Many Happy Returns to your Mum I hope she has had a lovely day.

Pat xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Lorraine, such an adorable owl and lots of super details.
Wishing your Mum a very Happy Birthday, she looks fabulous - I would never have guessed that she is 97, a lovely photograph of her and Jess.

Debbie said...

Happy birthday to your Mum!!!
Beautiful card! I love all the layers and textures!
Thanks for playing along this week at Christmas Card Challenges!!
Debbie (CCC DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

aussie aNNie said...

Love this gorgeous work here, the colours and added goodies are just perfect..HUGS to your darling mum and may she reach a ripe ol age as she is still young...left you a message on facebook. Hope your day is good.xx {aNNie}

MaryH said...

A very BIG Happy Bday to your sweet Mom, and what a young looking 97 she is. So pleased to read that she's doing well, and could enjoy her special day. She looks very happy cuddling her handsome pal too. Love the bright festive colors and all the layers on this fantastic Christmas card. Especially all the glittering presents and holly. TFS

Veerle said...

Love your pretty card lorraine. And thx for sharing that beautiful picture of your mum. Wow 97 !! She looks fab the age doesn't show on her and she still has such beautiful hair. Enjoy the day together my friend. Hugs Veerle xx

Rose said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. Congratulations to your mum x

Michelle said...

Wow!! This is another one of your amazing cards. The owl is absolutely adorable. All the colors just jump out at you and there is so much to see. Tell your mum I said Happy Birthday!!


Lynne in NI said...

Awww what a sweet little Christmas owl! Happy Birthday to your Mum - that's a great photo and Jess is a cutie as always :)

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious, good luck!!! Amy DT

Pamellia Johnson said...

Happy Birthday to your Mum, wow!! May she have many many more!! What a wonderful holiday card Lorraine. I am loving that image and the sweet floral wreath you used to frame her. Red and green are my fav for the holidays, so fun and festive! Hope all is well with you my friend. My new schedule had me so busy, I've not as much time for crafting as I used to. Wishing you warm weather and sending hugs :)

samantha's cards said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at CCC.

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

gorgeous detail in this owl card, big happy birthday to your Mum. jane x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous detailing Lorraine, happy birthday to your Mum, she looks great.

Love and hugs

*Vicki* said...

This owl design is gorgeous!! It actually reminds me of my grandma as she just loved owls! This would be a card that she would have loved for sure!! I love all of your amazing details on this!! Happy birthday wishes to your mum!! :) HUGS

Team Clark said...

What a darling image and beautiful card design! Hugs, Autumn

Melanie said...

A wonderful card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional use a sentiment” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

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