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Monday, 22 February 2016

Delight in the little things...


Good morning my friends, hope you enjoyed a good weekend and are feeling refreshed and raring to go for the week ahead! I had a really good couple of days... a family party on Saturday celebrating my two sisters birthdays (they were born years apart but on consecutive days...worst thing my parents ever did to me ...sooo expensive :) only joking, it was so nice to be all together again. Yesterday I had a very quiet and peaceful day. Hubby was well enough to go to a classic car show with his buddy...therapy for him...peace for me :) I spent the day reading and crafting, so lovely!
I had time to make a card for the current challenge at The East Wind,  I so love colouring these lovely images. This little beauty was a freebie a while ago and I've been itching to colour her up! I used mainly copics with a touch of gold gel pen and a splash of Wink of Stella. I fussy cut the image and placed her on the tag which is DP  lightly stenciled with distress ink . The flowers are die cut from blue vellum and the butterflies are stickers.
Thanks for visiting today, hope the week ahead is a good one!
Chris
x

Challenges:
theeastwind - all dressed up
Becka B #1 colours and bingo (all that's missing is the bird!)
robynsfetish stitching
stamping sensations atg
crafty friends girly
crafty-girls #14 atg
craftingbydesigns - tag,free, stitching

18 comments:

Jo said...

That's beautiful Chris, she's so pretty & you coloured her so good! Love your colour choices & the pretty embellishments. Sounds like you had a lovely weekend....great that hubby was well enough for a trip out.
xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow, gorgeous Chris! Wonderful colouring job, wow, such a great sense of flow on her dress! Beautiful colours! hugs :)

brenda said...

Such a sweet image and great choice of colour Chris, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge this month.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card Chris love the colours and image used..Enjoy the party.. Have a great week ahead.x
{aNNie}

Pat said...

Gorgeous card Chris, lovely colours and sweet image.

Pat xx

chrissy xx said...

This headline sounds just right for you Chris..
A little bit of 'normality'...
Beautiful colours on this sweet image..
I LOve your design and embellishments.
Chrissyxx


Kathleen said...

Chris your colouring is wonderful, great image and design. Glad you had a great weekend.

Kath x

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Chris....Beautiful card....Lovely image and fab colouring....Joolsx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Chris....Beautiful card....Lovely image and fab colouring....Joolsx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Chris this is beautiful that image is gorgeous so is your colouring, the flowers, colours and card design are superb
hugs
lorraine x

Dora said...

gorgeous!
thank you for joining at Stamping Sensations this month.

Creations by Shirl said...

Love the deep blue...thanks for sharing it with Crafty Friends Challenge!

Annette Stapylton said...

This is just fabulous. Love your coloring, design and image. Great work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Friends Challenge #25 and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Member

Crafting Vicky said...

Love the use of all the blues!!! Stunning card.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky. I have a giveaway you need to check it out at 4 year giveaway

Becka B said...

This is a beautiful card, thank you for joining in at Beckabchallenge blog. Becka DT xx

Caroline Norcross said...

What a stunning card, I love it. Thanks for taking time to join our great challenge over at BBCB xx

Val said...

Wow! That is just brilliant! Thanks for entering the challenge x.

Beccalite said...

What a beautiful card. Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with our very first Challenge at Becka B Challenge Blog.

Great Big Huge Hugs

Becca (DT)