5 Dec 2012


Good Morning fellow crafters and welcome to 
Our hop is a very exciting one for all of us at it is in celebration of our 
2nd Birthday!!!! 
If you have landed here from SHANNON then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to 
to start again, as you'll not want to miss out on this one! Our Design Team have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from 
and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commenter a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on 
Here is my DT project
I have made my first ever double concertina gate fold card, I have used the beautiful image called Fantasy on Ice, I have used the image twice a full image on the inside and I have used a circle punch for the image on the front, I have used SU blue card stock, Ooh La La paper, SU border punch, 2 snowflakes, 2 flower pearls and flowers. 

From here you will need to hop on over to ANN MARIE Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digis available in store.
Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.

Don't forget that the challenge for the next 2 weeks is use 2 of anything.

GOOD LUCK  to you all.


Nannieflash said...

Morning Sweetheart, thank you so much for this and youve created a stunning card and a fabulous blog post. I do hope your beginning to feel a little better and Jessie is growing fast for sure. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Anonymous said...

This is delightful Lorraine, I love the blue and your sweet little ice skater, very pretty, Take care Hugs julie P

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine the layout is so beautiful. Caroline xxx

Unknown said...

What a special card this is. I really love the idea, and the image is just perfect.

Crystal R said...

I love how you have a peek a boo image on the front and a full stunning image on the inside. You have done a lovely job colouring her.

Misty's said...

Hi Lorraine
Hope you are feeling a little bit better. WOW for your first ever double concertina gate fold card. It's gorgeous and looks very interesting! Love the way you decorated each panel. Well done!
Michaela xx

Sue said...

This is wonderful Lorraine. I love the sweet image, gorgeous colours and such a fabulous card design too.
Take care
Hugs Sue

brenda said...

What a superb design Lorraine and such lovely shades of blue.

I do hope you're feeling a bit brighter today, you got lots of friends out here in blog land and hope that's some comfort to you.

B x

Rita said...

Absolutely beautiful Lorrainne. I've never tried those. Hugs Rita xx

jan farnworth said...

very neat and creative card and you colored her up so nicely.

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with beautiful details, Lorraine!
xxx Margreet

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, I love the image and your fabulous design.
I hope things are looking up for you.
Lorraine x

Chrissy said...

She looks just beautiful Lorraine, fabulous fold,love the colours and details..gorgeous card.


Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Lovely card! So pretty image and beautiful colouring. hugs, Helena

Linda Simpson said...

A beautiful shaped card. I love the cute image and loving the colours you have used. Those snowflakes look fantastic.

Linda xxx

Nikbee said...

A beautiful card. I love the design and the skating image is lovely.
Nikki x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

coops said...

so stunning lorraine.your design is fabulous and i love the gorgeous pretty image and icy blue colours.
sending you lots of hugs.take care

xx coops xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, love the style, must surely try this one...I don't do blog hops but good luck who wins....hope you are feeling ok now..xxxxx smiling faces sending your way..luv anne

Sandy said...

Wow Lorraine - this is very special and you did an amazing job with this fancy card. Pretty coloring too!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous sweetie. I presume this was a scheduled posting. I do hope you feel better soon. You know where I am sweetie if you need me. I hope you took a note of my phone number as I am sure I have emailed it to you in the past.


jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

gorgeous image , so pretty. janex

NancyD said...

This is just gorgeous Lorraine. I am glad to see you back and pray that things are going well today. NancyD

Pat said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, gorgeous image, lovely colours and super design.

Pat xx

Linda said...

Oh this is adorable! So clever the way it double folds. so good to see your post. I hope all is well with you. Sending you a big Hug.

Davi said...

Lorraine Ive never seen one of these before...did a fabulous job! I love the decorative top with the pretty little image :)

cebelica said...

Hi sweetie! I'm sorry because I've been such a bad blog friend recently. Will try to pop in more often now.

Your card is gorgeous! I love this image and the design. Hugs! xx

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous card - love the zig-zag and your coloring is beautiful.

judit said...

Wow, this is stunning! I especially like the circle at the front, fab idea! Hope you are well and having a great week so far, hugs, judit x

Lynne in NI said...

Awww what a cutie, great layout too. I'm sorry to hear you are feeling very down about wee Polo, very understandable though. Sending {{big hugs}} Lynne x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Lorraine, happy 2nd Birthday to The Paper Shelter. What a gorgeous card you have created as part of the Blog Hop. Must pop off now and have a peek at another DT members’ creation. Best wishes, Kym xxx PS Sending you lots and lots of cyber hugs. I'm at the end of an e-mail if you need anything at all xxx

Jayne said...

Wow a stunning card I love everything about it.

Lorianna said...

OMG! This is stunning!
I love every little single detail of it!
Big hugs, Lorianna

Shelby said...

This is just a magnificent creation! Love the fold you've used and it definitely shows of this beautiful image wonderfully.


cass said...

Very pretty, love the card, the double concertina looks great

Julie said...

Beautiful Lorraine! Love the blues and the way the card opens
Julie T

Unknown said...

Hi Lorraine, hope you are ok...this card is divine and I actually thought I had already commented on it....Gorgeous colours, design and sweet image...luv annie

Unknown said...

Awww this is so cute Lorraine, I love the snowflakes die and the three fold of your gatefold card. Never did one of these. Wishing you a lovely Sunday. Hugs xx

Berit Synnøve said...

Your card is gorgeous ! Love your colors and your great coloring.

Hugs Berit

Dr Sonia S V said...

What a unique fold and love the flakes
Dr Sonia

Merry said...

This is lovely. I have never seen this style of card before something I will add to my to do list. :-)

Unknown said...

This is a great design for a card love the coloring and detail.

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with the nice digi. Nice colours.

Hugs Astrid.

Joey said...

Lorraine, Your card is magical! stunning design. I have just read your post from your son, Sending you the biggest of squishes hunny, lots of love. Joey xx

cotnob said...

This is a stunning card Lorraine, such a beautiful colour and fabulous design - I don't think I've seen a double concertina gate fold card before - it's gorgeous.

ribenaruby said...

Hi, stunning project, lovely design card! Ruby x

Made by Mandy said...

What a fabulous card, the shape of your fold really makes this a special card.

Just been reading about your Polo, very sorry for your loss, he looked like a lovely little doggie and a very important part of your family. I do hope time will be a big healer and I am sure you will have lots of lovely memories.

Thank you for the opportunity to win an image on your blog hop.

Love Mandy xxx


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