10 Feb 2013


Happy Sunday to you all, it is pouring with rain here at the moment but maybe it will clear up soon. I hope that you are all having a lovely relaxing weekend.
I have a bit of a mixed bag in this post today a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
My first card is a clean and simple design, I have used red textured card stock as a highlight, I have used pink pearlescent card as the main colour I have used embossing folders to give both a little interest and texture, the flower is from my Elusive stamp set this particular one I have not used for quite sometime, I used Momento ink to stamp then promarkers to colour, I cut them out and layered them up I used a flower gem for the centre then added a small stamped sentiment.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My second card is for a birthday girl, I have used one of the newer images available from the Paper Shelter she is called, Rock Star, I have coloured her with promarkers, the papers are a mixture of Basic Grey and SU, I have used a MS Heart border punch, added some card candy and bow, finally I stamped a sentiment.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My third and final card features a digi image and is called Carly, I love watching Carly on Create and Craft, she is always on on a Thursday with CREATA, she had some digis created of her and the DT, I just had to buy Carly, I have coloured this image with Copics and added lots of gold glitter.
I tried to follow the sketch at A DIE FOR A SKETCH, I have used my Cheery Lyn Die for the centre, I used pink pearlescent card, the base paper is Bearly Mine, I added some gold Lame ribbon, die cut frond, flowers and a sentiment, sorry if it looks a bit crooked it is my photo taking skills, they are not as good as they were, well that's my excuse, lol.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Well that is my marathon post over and done with, I am going to try and make some more cards today that I have already started.  I have had my mum staying with me since Thursday, this morning she missed the bottom step of the stairs and fell down, I will have to watch her as she is 93yrs I hope that she will be ok, Jess is watching over her as well, bless her.
I would like to thank you all so much for the wonderful comments that you have been leaving for me, you are truly treasured.


Cheryl said...

oh gosh Hun,these are just lush,love the simple yet classy design on the first one,adore the layout and image on the second,and just adore the image layout and flowers on the 3rd all just brilliant hun,love cherylxxxx

Doreen said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine,such fab images and colours.xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Lorraine, wowow, your 'mixed bag' is certainly full of wonderful goodies...great cards, colours and images..xx

Chris x said...

Wow Lorraine you have been busy 3 gorgeous cards, the embossing with the big flower is fantastic, the colours and image on the second and third I luv both of them.
Chris x

Anonymous said...

3 rockin cards Lorraine!

I do especially love that Rock Star girl, so sassy and fun!!!

But love the embossing and floral first one too, and the pretty golden girl in her party dress!

SUE said...

Wow Lorraine what lovely cards! you have been busy they are all stunning hun...hope your Mam gets better soon hugs Sue J xxx

Heide said...

What beautiful cards, each one got its deserved Ohs and Awwwws! Thanks for joining us at SSW.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

Sally Dube said...

Wonderful cards - love that little rocker girl image and the colors you have chosen are so fresh and fun!! So glad you played along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you Lorraine!!
Sally SSW-DT

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! A Stunning collection of cards Lorraine.
I love the embossing and flower on the pink card. The Rock Star image is gorgeous and beautifully coloured (LOVE her hair) and the Carly image is so sweet and coloured beautifully too. You always add such fabulous embellishments to your cards to make them extra special.
Take care
Hugs Sue

Margreet said...

All three cards are gorgeous Lorraine...the first has a fab flower and lovely embossing...the second one has pretty papers and your colouring of that cool girl is fab...the last one has a beautiful die and a gorgeous image!
Hope your mother has recovered from her fall down the steps!
xxx Margreet

mulberry station said...

What cute cards. I love the one for SSW. You papers and color combo is perfect for this adorable little rock star. Beautiful work on all three cards. Thanks for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.
Nancy SSW-DT

Gaby said...

A fab card! Love the image and the colors! Thank you for sharing at a Die for a Sketch!
Hugs, Gaby

Karen said...

Lorraine love the embossed background and that flower is amazing. Thanks for playing along with us thiw eek at TSOT. Great card!

Eileen said...

Wow Lorraine you have been busy. Three such different cards and each one beautiful in it's own right. Love the clean simple lines of your first one. The embossing works so well with that flower.
I adore the colours you have used for your Rock Star, she does look every inch the star and her hair is fabulous.
Your third chard is just darling. Love that punched border you have used and she is coloured so perfectly too.
Hope your mum is okay and glad to hear that Jess has fully recovered now too.
Eileen x

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

Three brilliant cards I love the hair colouring on the second card. Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny X

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous cards Lorraine. A fabulous selection of images and I love your designs.
Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Lorraine x

Lau W said...

Wow ! you're a busy bee my friend ! your creations are beautiful, chic, rock and sweet !

Sharon Basel said...

Lorraine your Carly card is just fantastic! The coloring is amazing - especially the wonderful green hair! You picked the right papers with it too - adds such interest. A really super card! So glad you joined us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Sharon, SSW-DT

cotnob said...

This is a lovely selection of cards Lorraine, I love the pink CAS flower one, fabulous embossing and such a pretty pink.
Your colouring is beautiful on the other two and fabulous layouts.
I'm sorry Jess didn't enjoy the puppy party, it sounds like you had quite a good time though!
I hope you are feeling better now and your Mum is OK after her fall.

Ilonka said...

Hi Lorraine, Whow your card is so sweet and the colours are gorgegous. Thanks for Joining us at a Die for a Sketch. Hope to see you next time too. Ilonka DT:)

Lynne in NI said...

Gosh you've been busy Lorraine! These are all fab, I especially love the gorgeous flower on the first one.
Hope your Mum's OK after her fall.

Jac said...

Wow Lorraine 3 awesome cards, that rock star is a cutie. Hope your mum is ok, take care xx

dutchess said...

Hi Lorraine what a lovely selection of cards my fav is the pink flower...oooh i just love it.....hugs Margaret

coops said...

fabulous selection of cards Lorraine.i love the pretty flower and embossing on your 1st card and am loving the new paper shelter digi, will have to get that one and your last card is really sweet.
sending get well wishes to your mum, I hope she is ok.

xx coops xx

Lorraine said...

You have been busy Lorraine. All 3 are fabulous hun. The pink one is really effective and I love the colours on the 2nd one.

NickelNook said...

Wow, Lorraine! Three beautiful cards for us to look at! Thanks so much for joining us at A Die for a Sketch!...Nancy :o)

paula laird said...

I really love your cards they are all so gorgeous & beautifully made. Thank you for playing along with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday

MJ said...

Such great cards, different styles and designs. All wonderful. Thanks so much for playing along with the Try Stamping On Tuesday blog this week!

sue w. said...

Hi Lorraine, wow my love you have been busy. Gorgeous cards and such wonderful details.
Hope you're mum is ok.
Hugs Sue W.

Mynnette said...

What amazingly gorgeous creations! LOVE the flower you created for the TSOT sketch! Thanks for joining in our challenge! :)

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

3 different but gorgeous cards, love the pink flower. Rained all Sunday here too. janex

Karen Letchworth said...

Your cards are amazingly creative and just plain lovely. Thank you for sharing your talents in our challenge, and please know how very grateful we are to have you share with us.
Blessings to you,
Word Art Wednesday
P.S. Come back soon!

Way of Life said...

Hi Lorraine,beautiful card! That image I really love it! And those colours(hair) they are fab!Thanks for joining us at a Die for a Sketch! Willie

Davi said...

Wow you have been busy my friend! I LOVE your CAS one really beautiful with the big flower, love the colors and fun green punk rock hair on the second way fun, and the pretty girly one is beautiful with the little sweetheart and love the pretty frame and touched of gold :) Have a great week!!

Sandy said...

Oh my goodness sakes alive -- you have been a very busy girl. Delightful cards and all so very different. You are so clever (not to mention talented)

KraftyKoolKat said...

Hi Lorraine. My goodness I hope Mum is okay, at that age it must have really shook her up.

I adore all three of your wonderful creations. The first one is very pretty. I love that embossed background and the awesome flower. The second one is really cool for a youngster. The third one is really sweet and I adore that background and those flowers.


Linda Anderson said...

You've been one busy lady! And such beautiful creations too. Love 'em all. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


pinky said...

You can certainly put your hand to any style of card Lorraine and come up smiling. These are just gorgeous!

Kathie said...

Hi Lorraine, wow you have been busy must me all that rain. I love your card but your card for SSW is wonderful. I love your fun colours and image and your design papers are just perfect and your embellishments are the perfect finishing touch to a lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday hope to see you again next week and good luck.

Kathie SSW-DT

Allison said...

such a sweet card
thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles

DesignerDiva said...

WOW Lorraine, your cards are all beautiful, I love the embossing folder on the first one
Thank you for playing along with my Red and Pink challenge at Oldie But A Goodie this week and good luck
Hugs Laurie x

Carole Robb Bisson said...

I have snjoyed looking at your blog immenesly. That emboosed pink is so pretty.and the slpash of red really is lovely.
It is such a pleasure for us, having you post your beautiful card at WAW. We know your time is valuable and yet you bless us with this wonderful artwork. Thank you!
The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!

Cindy Haffner said...

All so PRETTY!~

Paula Reid said...

Your flower looks amazing. The layers really make it pop of the card. Thanks for playing along at TSOT.

WeirdCat said...

All three cards are fantastic Lorraine, love the colours, thanks for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Jeannie said...

LOVE the cute rocker chick you used for our sketch this week! Her hair is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I pray that your Mom is o.k. Lorraine!! Your cards are gorgeous!! I love the texture and colors of the first and your coloring and designs of the second two!! You sure have been busy!!

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh My you have been busy! Such lovely cards! I love your take on the Sketch. I am so pleased to see you sharing at A Die For a Sketch and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

Divinity said...

wow!! especially love the first one :) great set of cards :)

Anonymous said...

WOW WOW WOW girl!! You've been so very busy making some very lovely designs!! Your top creation is my fave with that popped out flower!! Love the images on the other two creations with your luscious coloring skills!! ;) HUGS

Merry said...

I hope your Mum is okay after her fall. Love all your cards they all have such terrific layouts and wonderful paper combos.

Kelly Neis said...

Well I sure hope your mom will heal up just fine. My grandmother is her age and just got married, they are fun to be with aren't they. You made a nice combination of cards. The one for our challenge is beautifully done. Thank you for joining us at a Die for a Sketch.
Take care,

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous CAS card, that flower is beautiful, love the layers, and the second..LURVE the colours, and such a super cute rock chick..and onto number 3...those eyes will capture any heart...gorgeous.


marjoleincreatief said...

Thank you for joining us at A die for a Sketch. I totally fell in love with the stamp you used. She is soooo sweet. And you used our sketch at a very creative way.

Hugs marjolein


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