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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Ruby...but in bluey green...



Hey everyone....isn't it baltic today?  The temperature it tells me just now is -1 which is warmer than it was first thing...was -3 then!!

 I have had to turn the heating up a wee bit too as Pepper got home from the vets yesterday and has most of her undercarriage shaved off...poor pooch!!  She was diagnosed over Christmas as having cancer so she has been poked and prodded to see what they can do....so we are waiting on further test results coming back before a final decision will be made. :(

Now I had half made this card between last night and this morning ready for pouncing on the postie today with my new die...love it!!  I also did try to go for another colour but I somehow coloured in blue...will save the pink for another day.

So the papers are from MME - Nutmeg collection which I layered onto bazzill card and distressed the edges, the stamp is from Personal Impressions which I coloured with copics, the flourish die is from Magnolia and the flower die is my new die-namics rolled hybrid heirloom rose received today, thank you Kitty!! I finished with some stickles and some tiny pearls made with my pearl pen.

supplies:
papers - MME Indie Chic Nutmeg - stash
stamp - Personal Impressions Gorjuss Girl Ruby - stash
sentiment - stash
dies - Magnolia flourish - stash
dies - MFT Mini Hybrid Heirloom rolled Rose - My Mum's Craft Shop

Challenges:
Bunny Zoe - anything goes
Inky Chicks - anything goes
CR84FN - colour combo
Allsorts - dies and punches
Cute Card Thursday - beat the blues
Crafts and Me - something new (die)
Creative Inspirations - one for the girls





Fi
x

24 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh gosh this is gorgeous Hun just love the image and adore the colours my favourite,hugs Cherylx

Desire Fourie said...

Fiona this is so pretty. Love all the distressing around the edges.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Fi! Love the colours and image, fabulous flower too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Abi said...

Ooh the new die is gorgeous! Another lovely card xxx

Deborah Frings said...

Very pretty - love the image! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN this week!

Sarah said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Fiona, just love the colours and design. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for my Dies & Punches challenge, good luck x

Nicole said...

Your card looks sooo sweet. Thanks so much for joining us at ATSC. Good luck. Hugs, Nicole

Sue Lelli said...

Your coloring is splendid and so ar your papers! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and adorable.
luv
Debby

Natali said...

So sweet!! Gorgeous flower.
Hugs
Natali

Chris said...

Lovely card, Fi. The Flower die cut looks gorgeous and I love the blue!
So sorry to hear about Pepper.
Chris
x

brenda said...

Beautifully coloured and shaded image Fiona.

Thanks so much sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

coops said...

so beautiful fi.the blue is gorgeous and i love your gg girl :D

x coops xx

Wendy L said...

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts, your card is just gorgeous, xxx

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Darling card! Love the beautiful blossom! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Sue said...

Hi hun
hope all is well with you,
a gorgeous card,awesome colouring, pretty papers & embelies, lovely new die, sorry to hear your pooch is poorly, sue,x

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

So precious! Love the coloring ! Thanks for playing with us at CR84FN!

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous Fi. I bought those papers. They're still unloved in a bag somewhere....

Susan xx

Faye said...

A gorjussly fantastic creation. Have a great weekend Fi. X

arjette said...

Woowww gorgeous card!!! Thank you for joining us at ATSC!!

gr. arjette.

Pauline said...

Beautiful Gorjuss Girl! Lovely papers,a nd a great design, so elegant and very pretty!
Thanks for joining us at CR84FN!

Jules said...

Hi Fi

A really beautiful card.

You colour your images beautifully!

Love your papers and distressed edges too.

Have a good day.

Love Jules xx

Vickie Z said...

She's adorable! Love the flower, flourish, and distressing!! Thanks for playing at CR84FN!!

Mrs A. said...

Congraultaions on your GDT spot for February. I have just ended making a run of blue cards and couldnit wait to make a pink one for a change. I like your card. Ruby looks just Gorjuss in blue.
Hugs Mrs A and belated New Year wishes to you.