1 May 2012


Hi all what a miserable day it is here in Gloucestershire, it is quite dull and dreary, oh and it is raining.  I thought I would help to try and cheer you (and me) up with this card that I made previewing just one of the new papers from BEARLY MINE DESIGNS that will be released this Friday 4th May.
This is an 8x8 card and I have used the colours of pink and green, the base paper is from Bearly Mine Micro Dots set, the second papers that I have used is one from the Petunia Parade set, I have mounted both papers onto pink card stock.
I have used my EK Success border punch for the bottom of each of the papers, I have also used a Marianne Butterfly Die cut and a Memory Box corner die cut. I have used two ribbons one of pink organza the second a green spotted ribbon, I made a double bow using the organza.  I have added pink and green gems and hat pins.
The stamped image I have not used for absolutely ages so I got her out and inked her up with Momento Black Tuxedo ink then coloured with Copics, I rounded off the corners then mounted her onto green card, finally I stamped a sentiment onto pink card stock and I think that is it.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Before I go I want to thank you all for visiting and the lovely comments you leave for me, I read each and everyone and I am so grateful for your continues support.
I will be back a little later to come visit, until then have a lovely day, hugs to all.


Anne said...

Stunning Lorraine, I think some of those papers will fall into a basket for me somewhere!!! Hugs x

Doreen said...

This is soooo gorgeous Lorraine love the image and your colouring.Fabulous papers.xxx

Rita said...

Beautiful card and lovely colours. Hugs Rita xxx

Margreet said...

What a brilliant creation, Lorraine...everything fits!!...very beautiful...by the way, I will also thank you for joining the Divas!
xxx Margreet

Cheryl said...

oh Hun,you sure have cheered me up this is just gorgeous Hun one really beautiful image and just love those butterflies,and beautiful papers,its cold and wet here too Hun,
thanks for playing at creative craft challenge too,hugs Cherylxx

Rebekah said...

Totally beautiful Lorraine I keep meaning to get out my mariannes butterflies! Love this image hugs Rebekah xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Lorraine, what a gorgeous card you have made here. I love those new papers and to use it with some of my favourite stamps is a perfect match. Best wishes, Kym xxx PS I've been out to the doctors and all I will say it was quite noisy listening to the heavy rain on their conservatory roof!!!

Catherine said...

Fab card and that butterfly is simply gorgeous.....

Carol said...

Awww Lorraine this is just gorgeous Hun!! Those dps are really beautiful, gorgeous image and colouring too. The weather is just as rubbish here in Worcester, wish the rain would just disappear lol. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

sallysbitz said...

This is Gorgeous Lorraine. Love the colour combo x

I can't wait for the dry, warmer days. Only like the rain if I ain't got to go out Lol

hugs sally x

Lorraine said...

oh wow this is fab huni i really love this card its fabulous huni i love this image too and you have coloured her beautifully Lorraine xx

NancyD said...

Lorraine, another amazing card for our challenge at Creative Craft Challenges. Love that image - so bright and colorful. The butterflies are lovely too. NancyD

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Oh my word this is so beautiful!!!
I love your coloring and design using this beauty...so glad you pulled her out again

Michele Roos said...

This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours are fabulous. Hugs Michele x

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Lovely card, great coloring!

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Lorraine love the new papers too, Big hugs Jo xxx

Daniele said...

such a lovely card, gorgeous colouring


Hi Lorraine
A gorgeous and beautiful card just love this image and fabulous colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Carole of Brum said...

this is so gorgeous, Lorraine, love your image and those papers are so pretty. CoB

Tammy said...

Really pretty Lorraine! Love the gorgeous image!

Céline said...

gorgeous card, i love the beautiful papers!

Céline said...

and thanks for playing at BTC&G

Elizabeth Hart said...

You've done some gorgeous layering to make this such a pretty card. Love it. Thanks for joining us at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

Linda said...

Oh what a fun card! I love the fairy. I just got back from my trip Love all the cards I missed. This is my favorite. I love the background paper you used. So perfect with this image.

debby4000 said...

Oh this is sooooo gorgeous Lorraine.

Fluffles said...

What a beautiful image & papers on your lovely card. Great use of dies too. Thanks for joining us at An Oldie But A Goodie this time & good luck, Jx

coops said...

so stunning lorraine.i love your beautiful colours and gorgeous image and details :D

xx coops xx

Steph said...

What a pretty, spring like card! Love the colours and that birdy paper is just the cutest! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, hope to see you again soon! x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome Lorraine and you have certainly cheered me up today. Gorgeous papers and your colouring of the image is fantastic. The bow is great.


Elaine said...

Beautiful card lorraine i love the image and that ribbon is gorgeous Well done Hugs Elaine

Chrissie said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine!
I love the way you've showcased these pretty papers here.
Chrissie xx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

Debs said...

Beautiful card Lorraine - the image is stunning and the butterfly is simply gorgeous.
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

so pretty, love the colours and the papers are very special. janex

Dora said...

Wow this is stunning Lorraine, love those papers, they're gorgeous and your colouring is fantastic... hope weather will be better soon. Hugs xx

Anonymous said...

beautiful card I just adore the image and the awesome colours!!!!

nnalorac said...

Stunning creation Lorraine, papers are so sweet and love your beautifully coloured image. Thanks for joining us this month over at BTC&G. Carolxx

papertrails leaver said...

Such an intricate and yet delicate card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime for our anything goes challenge! :-) Amy

Annette Bowes said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine! The bird paper is beautiful as is your layout and colouring, enjoy the rest of your week, take careX:)

Lora said...

This is just beautiful Lorraine. Love the papers, the image and your colouring and that butterfly is gorgeous! I don't have that die, but it's now on my wish list!! lol
Thanks so much for joining us at By The Cute and Girly.
Hope you are well :)
Hugs Lora xx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Lorraine,I love the image and your butterfly and corner are both gorgeous.....
Mandy x

Betka said...

Wow Lorraine! So many fabulous creations to see in your blog since I last visited you! This is simply stunning! Hugs, (:Betka:)

Susie said...

Gorgeous card - love that beautiful image and the colours you've used! Thanks for joining out For a Special Lady challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

Nannieflash said...

Wow Lorraine this is just stunning, youve married up the colouring to the papers and they look gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Teresa said...

Superb card Lorraine, thank you for playing along at Addicted to Stamps Mothers day/ Womens cards challenge.
Hugs Teresa xx

Davi said...

This is beautiful...I love the dps and the pretty image and gorgeous butterfly is so very pretty! Fab job my friend :)

Scrappy Scatty said...

What a lovely creation
Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft this time
Love Jan

Sarah's Little Snippets said...

Beautiful! your colouring is stunning :) Sarah x

melsanford said...

Beautiful card! Really pretty :-) Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Francesca said...

Absolutely Beautiful

Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie this fortnight and good luck!


Kjersti said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine!
Thank you for playing along at Addicted to Stamps Challenge this time!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Aideen said...

This is a beautiful card-the image is FAB thanks for joining in with bythecuteandgirly this month!


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