Monday, 24 November 2008

A Spoon Full of A Sugar and Basic Grey!

A good morning to you all!
Hope you all had a fine weekend! Mine has been very snowy and fun but also hectic as my youngest son has been in and out the A & E with croup! We are used to it by now. He gets it every winter without fail and we know the drill of what to do. Nevertheless it has been a weekend of interrupted sleep!

Well, if I am quick I can enter this card into 2 challenges, A Spoon Full of Sugar and Basic Grey. The Challenge on A Spoon Full of Sugar was to create a card with blossoms! So, I've used some flowery paper and a flower in the image and some blossoms as embellishments!

For Basic Grey the challenge was to use embossing. I decided to use my swiss dots embossing folder on coredinations paper and sanded it down so the dots really stand out!

The image is from Sugar Nellie and was kindly sent to me by Gayle on an image swap! Check her blog much fun and great cards too! I've coloured her with prismacolour pencils and highlighted with a white ink pen. I'm really enjoying this way of colouring at the moment.
The Dp i have used is from basic Grey and is the 'Blush' collection. The sentiment stamp is from hero arts and the dew drops are from Stamping Bella!

This is a birthday card for one of my friends. Is anyone else like me and has loads and loads of birthdays in November??? And I really need to be getting on with Christmas cards!! Arghhhhhhh!

I have received some lovely awards from some very dear and generous friends. I will be back later to put them up.


Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, this is beautiful. You've coloured the image gorgeously and I love the brown colour combo. Good luck with entering the challenges. Hugs from Desire


This is such a gorgeous card Judy, loving the way you've coloured in the image hun, and the layout is fab. Hugs Linda x

Shary said...

Sorry to hear about your son. Hope he is feeling better.
Gorgeous card, love the BG with that image.

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Fabulous card Judy, love the colours of the BG paper. Hope your son feels better soon.
Carole :-)

Tara said...

I love this Judy, your image has been coloured so beautifully!
Sorry to hear about the croup weekend and hope your little man is good now. I remember both of mine having croup when they were babies, scary isn't it?
Thanks so much for your nice wishes, it really means a lot. Still feeling dizzy but hopefully not for too long!
Hugs Tara xxx

Jill said...

Judy this is stunning I love those gorgeous papers and your colouring of the image is amazing so detailed hugs Jill x

Tammi said...

So very pretty! Fabulous job! Sorry about your son, hope he's feeling better soon.
Hugs, Tammi

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Judy, love the fab papers and your colouring is amazing.
Ooh lovely, wish we had some here!
I have something for you on my blog.
Debbie x

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Wow Judy, your card is stunning.

I hope your little boy soon starts to feel better and you can all get a good night's sleep.

Thank you for joining in the BG challenge this week.


Jo x

Chris said...

Sorry to hear you had a such a rough weekend with your youngest and I hope he's much better today! At least if you have the drill down pat you know how to deal with it straight away, the poor little thing, it must be awful for him and you too of course. I love your beautiful card, the image is gorgeous and so is your colouring Judy! Love the sanded embossing too and the wonderful papers and embellishments. Chris x

TaraG said...

Another gorgeous card, Judy! The pp is gorgeous and the image is so sweet and coloured so beautifully! Your friend is very lucky to get such a beautiful card!!!
Hugs, TaraG

strawberry fields said...

Thanks for your lovely comment. What a beautiful card.
Fiona x

Catherine said...

what a gorgeous card and you colored your image beautifully :)

flati said...

Wow... your card is so lovely!
I love this image and your colouring!

Hugs, Sonja xx

Rach said...

a gorgeous card Judy. hugs rachxx

ink'n'rubba said...

Judy she is gorgeous, so beautifully coloured and a great card layout too. I hope your little one gets over the croup soon, my eldest had it a couple of times but thankfully never too bad and we only had to go to A&E once. hugs, annie x

Madge said...

A beautiful card Judy - I hope your son is feeling better and you get a chance for some sleep!!! Congratulations also on your award, well deserved. xx

Kristen said...

Wow! That is fabulous! I love the Sugar Nellie image and how you colored her. Wonderful card!

Donna said...

Really beautiful card Judy and your colouring is fantastic. hope your son is better soon. Donna x

Bev said...

Wowzers! This is stunning Judy - love the colours and papers. Fabulous colouring of the image too,

hugs Bev x


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