3 Dec 2011

Tilda in Black and White

Hi all first may I thank you with all my heart for your concern for Polo, I am one very happy lady as I think the new tablets the Vet gave me for Po are beginning to work, thank the Lord.
I actually managed to make a card last night for some challenges, I am so behind with making Christmas cards that I have been very naughty and bought some, that is the first time in several years that I have done such a thing. 
Here is the card that I made which I would like to enter into the following challenges:

For my card I have used an 8x8 white pearlescent card base, the papers are Bearlymine Extreme Vol 3, I have used one of my beloved Tilda images from last Christmas and coloured her with Copics. all papers and image have been mounted onto black card. 
I added some silver sparkly snowflakes, black and white gems, lace, pink metallic elastic twine and bow. 
The above picture shows a sideways view of the card. 
The letters of 'Joy' I stamped with black momento ink, I then stamped a snowflake onto the letters cut them out and glazed them with Glossy Accents.

Below is a picture of my handsome boy Polo, I took this yesterday and he is able to stand now which is such a huge relief and my prayers have been answered. 
I have started to do my commenting but it will take a few days to catch up but I am so enjoying seeing your beautiful creations, they are giving me some much needed inspiration, I have missed you all and I am so grateful to have such wonderful friends, thank you all so much.
Hugs to all see you a little later.


Anne said...

So glad to hear you've had some good news about Polo. Hugs x

Kirsty said...

Hi Wow this is just gorgeous ! These papers and colours with your cool coloured Tilda is so perfect. Really like this ! Super inspiration. So pleased Polo is a bit better ! ;0) . Kitty ;0)

cheryl said...

oh hun so so glad the tablets are working hun,oh really happy for you,as for your card its just stunning love those papers,and your detail is as ever first class hugs cherylxxxxx

Doreen said...

So glad to hear about Polo,your card is gorgeous I love How you have coloured Tilda and your design is perfect.xxx

The Craft Bucket said...

A very elegant Christmas card, thanks for joining us on the Joanna Sheen Challenge, glad to here Polo is getting better, they are such a worry! Jane (DT) x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is such a gorgeous card sweetie. Love it all. So glad your baby seems to be on the mend. My/your prayers have been answered.


Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Lorraine, Tilda is looking ever so gorgeous in this card. As for Polo, what an awful journey you have been through/continuing to go through. Thankfully though your prayers might have been answered with the pills. I can't say I know how you feel as I was never allowed pets as a child but all I can equate it to is how distressed I've been over the years when the kids have been poorly especially twice when we nearly lost our eldest son when he was 2.5 and 13 with bad asthma attacks. I shall keep my fingers crossed as I know Polo has helped you through many a time and continues to give his mum all the love and support he can. Sending extra special hugs to you and healing hugs for Polo. Take care, Kym xxx

Unknown said...

She looks so cute in black hon. I always love B&W as a colour combo & you have showcased her beautifully x

Linda . J said...

Beautiful card Lorriane love the image and your papers are so delish.
So pleased Polo is doing a lot better now, cute pic too.
Hugs Linda

Dawnll said...

So glad your fur baby is on the mend-hate when their sick.
Your Tilda is adorable-oh I love that lace-yummy

Hazel said...

Glad to hear the good news about Polo. Your card is wonderful - so much lovely detail - thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 49 - hope to see you again soon. x

CraftyC said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, the colours on Tilda are gorgeous and the papers are so pretty!

gina g said...

Hi Lorraine Wow that's fantastic news about Polo hun i'm so pleased for you and your handsome boy lol.
Your card is gorgeous luvv the papers and beautiful ribbon. I hope you have a lovely weekend. luv gina xx

NGCARDS said...

Great card! Thanks for playing at Charisma Cardz! xxx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie gorgeous card love the image & colours & the layout is fab hun.
So pleased for you hun about Polo hope he carries on to do weel shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Beryl K said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, glad Polo is improving
Beryl x

Anonymous said...

OH I am so glad to hear Polo is on the mend!!! So happy to hear!

LOVE this tilda card in B&W, so elegant and lovely!

Brenda Brown said...

So glad Po is feeling better Lorraine - hope this continues and he is fit and strong again soon.
Love your card, such unusual colours and a great design.
One tag is in the post to you, sorry I was late getting it out.
Hope you are having a good weekend.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card, Lorraine. I love the mix of papers. I am so glad that the tablets seem to be working for Polo.
Nikki x

Berry said...

Wow what a fab card Lorraine love that colour combo and its just all round fab! So glad Polo is doing ok too hugs Rebekah xx

Deb said...

beautiful card Lorraine, love the monochrome! glad Polo is improving!
have a great weekend, Debxx

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh so so PRETTY!~

Linda said...

Such a sweet card and so glad Polo is doing better.

Shelby said...

Welcome back. I'm glad he's doing better. And so to the card. GORGEOUS...love the black and white and those papers are just to die for!!


coops said...

fantastic card lorriane,i love your mono colours and gorgeous details and the tilda is really sweet.
really pleased to hear that polo`s medication is working.

xx coops xx

SVIT said...

Lovely card!!! Thank you for playing along with us this week at OSCC! Good luck! Hugs, Svit x

Betka said...

Hi Lorraine! I'm glad the good news :))! The card is beautiful, very elegant! Hugs, Betka

Joey said...

Hiya, this is absolutely gorgeous, beautiful layout, I just love the papers too. Thanks for joining us at totally papercrafts. Joey x

Vee said...

This is gorgeous,love the colour scheme.
Thanks for joining Charisma this week.
xx Vee

sara said...

gorgeous card love the black and white thanks so much for joining us at just magnolia this week
hugs sara x

Sarah said...

Good news about Polo - hope those tablets work.
Your card is beautiful - take Care.

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Wow, stunning absolutely stunning card! Hugs Julie x

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales said...

Awww, Polo is so adorable! and your card is adorable! I love how you added the word Joy and created an easel card! Beautiful job!
Much love and hugs to you and Polo!

Lynne in NI said...

What a fabulous card Lorraine, beautiful in B&W and that lace is so pretty! And I'm delighted to hear that wee Polo is doing better!

Sharon Caudle said...

Beautiful card and adorable doggie, too! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

downrightcrafty said...

oh what a gorgeous creation just love it
Hugs Kate xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Sweetheart stunning card youve done a brilliant job of the colour choice.
And Polo does look a hell of a lot better, hes one gorgeous chap. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Margreet said...

Hi Lorraine. Sorry that I missed the post about Polo but glad to read he is doing well.
Your card is stunning.
I am in Florida at the moment and it is fab! If you want to enter my candy, you are welcome to do so! Sunny hugs!
xxx Margreet

Jules said...

Hi Lorraine

Loving your gorgeous easel card - beautiful papers and I love the touch of lace.

Brilliant news about Polo .. . you see .. .. miracles do happen!!

I can feel your happiness from here. I am so pleased for you (and Polo).

Love Jules xx

Pauline said...

Stunning card, this is wonderful in monochrome. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Unknown said...

My second comment Lorraine, a beautiful card, just love it (& the music.lol). Thanks for playing with us at Divas

Inger Harding said...

Oh wowwww this is so different and very gorgeous Lorraine!!!
Best Wishes for cute Polo! :)

♥ Hugs, Inger

♥Gemma♥ said...

Awww hun...im so glad to hear Polo is doing well...now you can relax!!

Your card is stunning...just love everything about it hun :D
hugs and xxx

Gram's Treasures said...

What a delight....so elegant with all that black and white! Thanks for joining us this week at Charisma. Good Luck!
Joyce xx

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine,love everything about it....I'm so pleased Polo is doing better,he looks such a great little fella a real character I bet,I'll keep my fingers crossed that he continues to improve....Take care..
Mandy x

Anne said...

Glad he's on the mend Lorraine, fingers crossed he's fit and well really soon.
Love Tilda all done out in black and white. She's cute as a button, thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts and good luck
Anne x

Mary Lou said...

Dear Lorraine I am catching up on visiting and Oh No--Poor You and Polo. I am sad that he is ill but I am glad to read that the pills are making him feel better. The power of prayer!! Your easel card is FABULOUS!!!!!
Will keep you ALL in my thoughts and prayers
Bigg Hugz

Unknown said...

This is stunning Lorraine... love the black and white colour combo and fantastic easel shape.. So good to hear that Polo is getting better. Hugs xxx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

So glad to hear about Polo,your card is gorgeous.......


Laney said...

Absolutely love this Lorraine!!
so good to hear that polo is improving
Thanks for joining us at OSCC this week would love to see you next week too

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

Gorgeous card love black and white

Cat said...

So glad that your little Polo is better. Pets really are family members. Hugs to you and Polo.

DesignerDiva said...

Gorgeous card I love anything Tilda and she looks amazing here!
Thanks for joining us at Oldie But A Goodie this time and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Anne H. said...

Your card is wonderful!
An adorable image, lovely details and I love the color combo.
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.

Lynn said...

Simply beautiful!! xxxx

Clare said...

Polo is a real fighter darlin and like I said, I can tell he has real spirit in him. He sure is a handsome boy!!!. Big hugs Clare xxx


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