Thursday, 31 July 2014


Good evening! I hope everyone has enjoyed such a lovely day as I have today!
All my five girlies came for lunch, my daughter, my son's fiancée and three gorgeous  granddaughters, wonderful! The weather was lovely, warm and sunny but not too hot so we were able to have lunch in the garden. Only one wasp joined in, he wasn't invited...or welcomed!
It is such a delight to watch my two older granddaughters with the baby, they really love their tiny cousin! Poor old Nanny (me!) doesn't get much of a look in when they're around!!!
My card today is 'just for fun ' card. The beautiful image is from Aurora Wings, coloured with copics.
 A bit of distressing, embossing, a little frontage and some faux stitching, and a scrap of lace make up the background, the lovely poppy die cuts are Memory Box.
Thanks for looking
Have a nice evening.
crafterscafe use a digi
divasbydesign anything goes
thesisterhoodofcrafters die cuts/punches
diecuttindivas anything goes
digichoosday lots of layers
inkychicks happy birthday
shoppingourstash used lace, die cuts, embossing (wet and dry) rhinestones
disdigidesigns dies or punches
crazychallenge die cuts/punches
wedodoobadoo celebrations


Irish Cherokee said...

Very nice Chris. Love the color of poppies. Brilliant and vibrant. Love this card.

Chrissy said...

Sounds like you had a perfect day day Chris..and stunning card we have here.The image is gorgeous and stunning colouring..beautiful.


Sharon said...

What a lovely afternoon you must have had Chris with you family. Hope the uninvited guest wasn't too much trouble.
Your card is gorgeous. I love the image - poppies are one of my favourite flowers and they are beautifully coloured.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW this is fabulous! Those poppies really POP! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘DIES and/or PUNCHES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning love the image and wow the colours are brilliant...gorgeous card...♥aNNie Come and join in my birthday rock n roll candy .... The Journey is the Start

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,lovely image and

Donna said...

Beautiful poppies! Love the red & black! Thanks for playing along with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH for the "Triple Threat" challenge!

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, such a beautiful image.
Thank you for joining us at Di’s Digi Designs Challenge.

Diane said...

Wow...beautiful and your coloring is amazing!!! Sounds like a good time with all the "girls" too!! Thank you for joining us at "The Sisterhood" for our Dies/Punch challenge!!
Diane TSH DT

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow Chris this is stunning. Those red poppies really pops and I love the silhouette poppies you added.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Penny said...

Chris, this is so dramatic! Really love the red with the b/w, the fab image & coloring, your wonderful design, the distressing, the embossing, and all the fab details. Just a gorgeous card! :^)
Glad you had such a great time with your family! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful image and I love the pop of red with the black and white. Thanks so much for joining our 'Celebrations' challenge at
Claire xx

Anjie said...

Great make. Thanks for joining us in our Lots of layers challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (DT)

lauren bergold said...

oh my gosh what an amazing and dramatic image, and so beautifully colored as well! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week! :)

ScrappyHappyMommy said...

This is so beautiful. Thanks for joining us at DCD for our Anything Goes Challenge.
DCD Host & Sponsor Coordinator

Sally said...

Gorgeous card Chris...I have now added you to my reading list as I seem to keep missing your posts. Thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely comments.
Hugs Sally xxx

Cass said...

This is so gorgeous xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous, Thanks for playing along with us at We Do Doobadoo, good luck,
Kevin xx

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally gorgeous look! Fabulous coloring and great embossing!

Thanks for joining us in our Lots of layers challenge at Digi Choosday Crafting Vicky (DT)