22 Oct 2017

POINSETTIA TILDA

Hi all, I am afraid I have not been around these last few weeks I have been helping my brother look after mum so he could have a bit of time to himself, he has been feeling drained so I decided to step in and give him a break.  
I have, however, managed to make a few Christmas cards and this is one of them, I have used one of my new stamps that I bought recently from Magnolia Sweden this is Tilda with Poinsettia
The papers are Bearly Mine (no longer available) I have mounted the papers and image onto black card, I coloured Tilda with Copics then added a bow, stamped sentiment and an additional Poinsettia.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



Many thanks for popping by
hugs
lorraine x

27 comments:

brenda said...

Difficult time Lorraine and I know only too well how draining it can be, but pleased you found time to have a little me time to craft. Blue is a colour I rarely use but do like to see it used in such a pretty creation.

B x

Creations by Shirl said...

What a sweet image for a Christmas card! Love the coloring and the bits of sparkles. Hope all is well!

Karen Knott said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, love the colour combo and the papers are gorgeous:)
Hugs Kaz xx

Mrs A. said...

A sweet tilda image and beautifully coloured. I have quite a few Bearly Mine digi papers. So glad I got them before they stopped. Several of the sets are christmas ones too. Hugs Mrs A.

Chrissy said...

She is adorable Lorraine..fabulous colouring and love the papers in all the pretty blues, gorgeous card design, love the flower and lush bow too..

luv CHRISSYxx

Chris said...

Wow! What a stunner! Sweet image beautiful design and I LOVE the colour combo! It's hard work looking after the elderly, both physically and emotionally, so not surprised your brother needs a break! Enjoy your time with your Mum...and don't wear yourself out!
hugs
Chris
x

Lorraine said...

She looks fabulous. I love the colour scheme and those pretty papers
Lorraine x

Lisa said...

This is so sweet!! The image is absolutely adorable!! I love the colors and the details you added!! Gorgeous card, Lorraine!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, such a pretty image and lovely colours - it's such a shame that Bearly Mine is no longer trading.
I hope your brother is feeling all refreshed now.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Lynne in NI said...

Awww your new stamp is a cutie Lorraine, love the matching flower too!
Hope your Mum's doing OK and your brother enjoyed his break.

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely display Lorraine and oh I do sympathise with you and your brother, can relate to the dedication and strain of caring but rewarding at the same time...Just keep crafting ....hugs.xx [aNNie]

Margreet said...

Beautiful card Lorraine and I love the way you colored Tilda!
xxx Margreet

Davi said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, I love the colors so bold and yet so sweet with the Tilda! Super card :)

MiamiKel said...

Oh Lorraine - so good to see your cards! It is beautiful and the color palette is sensational! It sounds like you are a good team for mum ❤️ Xx

MagsB said...

Absolutely adorable card, Lorraine! Your papers and colours are so pretty, and Tilda is just so sweet!

I hope your Mum is doing better and that your brother had a refreshing break.

love Mags B x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so cute and gorgeous Lorraine. I am sure looking after your Mum is bring pleasure to both of you.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Lorraine,I hope your brother enjoys his rest.xxx

Veerle said...

Gorgeous Lorraine, I love this new image. Hugs Veerle xxx

Beth Brovold said...

Oh Lorraine she's so pretty in the blues...beautifully done!! Thank you for sharing with us at Marvelous Magnolia...good luck!
Take care,
Beth

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Lorraine this is adorable hunny. Love that sweet paper combo. Beautiful poinsettia too! I hope your brother and mum are both doing okay now and you too can take some time to catch your breath. Hugs, Wends xoxo

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a beautiful holiday card Lorraine! Just wanted to pop in and say hello my friend. It's been a long year and I have lost track of so many of my bloggy friends during my absence. I do hope all is well and you are making time for crafting during your family struggles. Our temperatures have been up and down this autumn, but at least the nights are getting cooler and I'm thankful for that. We've had lots of rain and I'm hoping that's a sign that we will get lots of snow this year. Wouldn't that be great!! lol. sending hugs :)

Jane Savage said...

What a gorgeous card, Lorraine! So glad to see you back to crafting and hope both your brother and mum are doing ok. Take care of yourself too! Hugs xxx

Judy Corner said...

A difficult time Lorraine. But oh what a gorgeous card! Judy x

Bernadet said...

Fantastic card Lorraine.
Love your colorchoice

Ine Swinkels said...

wow!!! very nice. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Good luck.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

Sharon said...

Tilda is gorgeous Lorraine and love your fabulous bow.
Thank you for sharing this with us at Marveous Magnolia.
Hugs Sharon. x

cohenna said...

Beautiful!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage :)

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