13 Apr 2013


Hi all, today I have a few pictures in my post the first 3 I am entering into some challenges which are:
My card features a stamp that I have had for quite a few years I have coloured her with Copics then mounted her onto Kraft card, the butterfly is punched from the same Kraft card, the paper is Bearly Mine gingham which I have mounted onto gold satin mirri card, the flowers are my own crocheted ones I have added yellow pom poms to 2 of them and flower pearls to the other 2, I have added some flower gems with Viva Decor in the centres, finally I added a strip sentiment in gold foil.
The following picture shows the crochet headband that I started and finished last night, it is not perfect as my hands get painful and tend to lose tension after a while so i had to keep resting them then starting again, I added a triple flower that i also crocheted which has a flower button in the centre, I am rather pleased with it as I have wanted one of these for ages, it keeps the ears lovely and warm as well. 
My third picture shows both card and headband together. 
My final pictures are ones that I took of Jess yesterday, I moved my pots around in the garden and she decided that they needed a good digging over......she also thinks that about the rest of my garden as well, lol. 

Bless her, how can I be cross with a little face like that, lol.
Many thanks for visiting me I do hope that you have enjoyed my post, I will be visiting all my loyal friends later today, I do hope that you all have a lovely weekend.


Anne said...

Hi Lorraine! Love your card and the crochet flowers finish it perfectly. It's nice to do something different now and again and the headband is lovely. As for Jess, you have to laugh at the expression on her face ... can you tell what she's thinking! Hugs x

Zoe said...

Love the flowers you have made - I wish I could make them they look super

Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week

Zoe x

aussie aNNie said...

Wonderful card and great image and colours...x

Chris x said...

Beautiful Lorraine luv the image and the gorgeous papers, your flowers are gorgeous and the headband I crochet one for my daughter, well I actually did it for myself but she always pinches my stuff, the headband I mean.
Jess is adorable it funny seeing a JR with a long tail, enjoy your weekend.
Chris x

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine,love all your crochet work as well.xxx

Michaela said...

Hi Lorraine
What a gorgeous card. Love the shape, the pink paper, the beautifully coloured in image and those crochet flowers really steal the show. I am adoring them and the headband too! Jess looks in her element. I did not know she was such a keen gardener (LOL).
Michaela x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Your card is gorgeous Lorraine. I love the sweet image, fabulous colours and your crochet flower looks so pretty.
Your headband looks wonderful too.
Jess looks like she is having fun, thank you for sharing your photos and making me smile!
Hugs Sue xx

Claire said...

Lovely card, so many pretty elements and that is definitely a face saying "what I've done nothing wrong"! Hugs, Claire x

Karen Petitt said...

Such a beautiful card Lorraine! I love your little crocheted flowers and the head band - well I want one lol! Got to find someone to teach me how to crochet!
Jess looks lovely, butter wouldn't melt, what me mum? no I didn't do anything bad mum! I recognise that look from my wee beastie! hugs Karen x

craftychris said...

jess is lovely xx


Shirley said...

Great side step card. Love the image and the colours! Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

Wendy said...

So gorgeous, love your gorgeous crochet flowers...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky and Daivas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. The image looks fabulous and I love the design, pretty colours and flowers.
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Karen Letchworth said...

What gorgeous work you've done! WOW, thanks so much for sharing these amazing projects with us and have a blessed week!
Word Art Wednesday

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card, Lorraine...love the crochet flowers and your colouring!
I think you may be proud of yourself having finished your wonderful headband!
The photos of Jesse are adorable!
Have a wonderful weekend!

carol said...

lovely shape card, and fab layout, really lovely, x carol

Kelly Neis said...

Your card is beautiful. I love your crocheted flowers and band, gorgeous. Your dog is adorable, but messy.
Thank you for joining us at Divas By Design.
Hugs Kelly

dstandard said...

Beautiful card and lovely headband! I'm a crochet nut too - make baby blankets for the nurses and docs at the hospital. Haha love the pictures - thought at first picture it was a cat!

Chrissy said...

I adore your card Lorraine, I just love your flowers, mine do not come out like that, beautiful pink with the pom poms...and love your head band....and Jess is only trying to help, I'm sure..lol..


cotnob said...

This is a pretty card Lorraine, such a gorgeous image and pretty pink papers and crochet flowers.
Your headband looks lovely - I could do with one of those, I always get cold ears!
Jess certainly looks like she is having fine fun, she is certainly growing into a fine looking young lady - it is difficult to be cross when they look at you with those big eyes isn't it.
I hope you are keeping well.

Christine Harrop said...

Lovely card Lorraine, and love all your crochet! Christine xx

Carol said...

Very pretty card Lorraine, love the crocheted flowers and headband too. Jess looks a little mischief lol. Carol x

coops said...

beautiful card lorraine.gorgeous design and image and i love your pretty flowers and spring colours.
your headband looks gorgeous and adorable pics of jess :D

xx coops xx

Sandy said...

What can I say but dogs will be dogs. It looks as if your dog is ready for a circus!!!! Your card is lovely - really nice. Your image so sweet and colored beautifully!

Shelby said...

Love this set! The card is gorgeous with the beautifully colored image and crocheted flowers and the headband looks great...a heck of a lot better job than I could do! And Jess is just too darn cute.


KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow Lorraine both your card and head band is gorgeous. I love the flowers, you are getting fantastic at making these.

Bless Jess looks really happy in her task of digging. She is adorable too.


Pat said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, the image is gorgeous and so are your crocheted flowers. Love the headband and I am sure it will keep your ears lovely and warm. The pictures of Jess are so cute, she is only trying to help!! they just love getting into mischief. Hope you are having a good weekend.

Pat xx

Eileen said...

What an adorable image Lorraine and so perfectly coloured. Your crochet flowers really are the finishing touch. Simply gorgeous.
Talking of gorgeous..... oh my is Jess one beautiful girl... naughty... but soooooooooo nice
Eileen x

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card Lorraine, I so love the pink and crochet flowers! Gorgeous image!

and awesome crochet headband!!!

You totally need to make some beanie hats with flowers on for the ladies, and a scarf to match hehe!

Love Jess, shes so adorable, her face is just precious!

Linda . J said...

This is just gorgeous Lorriane, love the colours and your design is beautiful.
Beautiful head band and love the crochet flowers, superb.
Awe your Jess is so darn cute.
Hugs Linda

Rebekah said...

Your crochet is fab Lorraine! i wouldn't know where to start with that! Isn't Jess just the cutest too! My nikita would have swamped the entire Pot she is such a lump! Thanks so much for playing at Divas by Design this wk hugs Rebekah xx

Merry said...

Those photos of jess are too cute. Funny how she can fit in the pot. Love crocheting what a lovely gift. Beautiful card too.

craftyeyes said...

fab card thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters good luck with the challenge Tracy x

tilly's crafts said...

fab card, love the crochet flowers too! Thanks for joining us at TotallyPapercrafts! Kim x – TPC DT

Tracy said...

I love your choice of image ,beautiful details, and the design too, thanks for joining Joanna Sheen challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Julie P said...

Very pretty card, love those crochet flowers
Jess looks like a great gardener, if only she could pick out the weeds LOL
Have a wonderful day
Hugs Julie P

mixamatoasties said...

Lovely card. That image is gorgeous, as is your colouring.

Thanks for joining in with my kraft challenge at TPC this week.

Susan x

Susie said...

A gorgeous card - I love the colours you've used and your crocheted flowers look beautiful! Thanks for joining our Happy Birthday challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

melsanford said...

Gorgeous card - love those flowers! Thank you for joining our Happy Birthday challenge at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx


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