Saturday, 9 May 2009

With Love



It is my last week as Guest Designer for Sketch Saturday, and what a lovely sketch to end with. I have really enjoyed my 2 weeks working with this super talented design team thank you very much for asking me to join you all. You can always be assured of a brilliant sketch to help you out when Mojos gone missing and this week there is a fantastic prize awaiting one winner donated by the truly generous Heidi from Simon Says Stamp, a $25 dollar gift voucher to spend in the store, don't forget you have to be in it to win it so click Here to get started.



What a horrible week I have had, firstly that rotten migraine, then yesterday my stupid!!!! 'puter kept crashing, I have 24 cards for a commission I am working on to be completed by Tuesday and they need backing paper that has to be run off on the printer, every time I tried to run off a sheet the blooming computer just shut down halfway through the printing. My DS James answered my distress call but has come to the conclusion that it has to join all those other kaput computers in the puter graveyard. So its a big expense for me next week I just cannot manage without it, I will try my best to visit everyone today but I am not sure if it will hold out and I have to get on with these 24 cards.

Now on to todays card, I have used one of my lovely Vintage PB Stamps for this card and have coloured her with Copics and have added perfect pearls to the middle of the little flowers on her dress, these lovely papers are a download from
TinkernCo.



I have carried the sketch and the papers onto the outside.


Recipe:
Stamps- Penny Black, Sentiment SU
Colouring Medium -Copics on Manga Art Board, Perfect Pearls
Papers - Mathilda 2 from
TinkernCo
Embellies - Flowers - Wild Orchid Craft, the rest from stash
.

With all that has been going on this week for the first time since we started Penny Black Challenge I have been unable to produce a DT card, I do apologise to all my fellow DT members.

Have a great weekend all
Thanks for looking
Hugs
Jacqui xx


71 comments:

Fern said...

Such a gorgeous card Jaqui.
I love the image- and great colouring.
Fab layout.

Fern xx

Sandra said...

Morning Jacqui...what a week you've had..what you say thank god it's over,hope everything picks up for you and i know it's a big expence but you'll have a lovely new computer to work with :0).
Your cards gorgeous...love the old PB images and your colour combo on this one works so well with it.
Always perfect finishing touches too.
Hope the wekend turns out well for you,sending you some hugs,
Take care
San x

Vicky said...

Beautiful card Jacqui. Love this vintage PB image, she's adorable. Great choice of colours and you've decorated the inside perfectly!
Sorry to hear you're having a bad week and your computers playing up. Hope you get something sorted and manage to finish your commission cards!
Hugs, Vicky x

Nilla said...

Don't you just hate computers sometimes! Hope you will get it sorted out! Your card is absolute stunning, as usual. Love the pearl details! Hope you get a great weekend, anyway! hugs Nilla

lilacanglia said...

Stunning!!!
hope you get sorted with your puter,and things start to settle down for you,
have a great weekend,
Hugs
Angie

Sue said...

Hello Jacqui, just doing a bit of blog hopping as you do!! and found your little card oasis, what fabulous cards you have made and with gorgeous images what an inspiration, all different to which I love, Sue xx

Joy said...

Wow! What an adorable card that PB image is just gorgeous - I don't usually go For PB stamps but love this one and how you have coloured her,inside of your card is fab too. Sorry your computer has been misbehaving, but envy you having a lovely new one. Good luck on finishing your commission cards xx

Tara said...

This is so sweet Jacqui and the colours are beautiful. I love that vintage image!
So sorry to hear you're having nasty puter problems, urgh! Have a great weekend and brace yourself for that big spend up next week, lol! xx

LOUISE said...

Another fab card Jacqui, love the image, she is so sweet. Love the little pearl effect on her dress. Hope you are having a better day, and even better weekend. Lou x

Elle-phan-tastic cards said...

Sorry about your migraine & 'puter problems. I hope you are feeling better & get a new 'puter sorted soon. I love your card she is super sweet & it looks stunning.

Have a good weekend
Helen x

Larissa said...

Hi jacqui

Sorry to hear about your week! Migraines are awefull and no computer is horrible!

Love your card! The image is very cute and your colouring is as always stunning!

I hope you still will have a good weekend!
Hugs,
Larissa

Ps I hope the postmen will bring your Eline Pellinkhof stamps soon, maybe that will make you feel better! ;)

tracie said...

Morning hun, hope your feeling better today. Oh I love this PB image ~ shes adorable and all the pretty details are fabulous.
Thanks for being part of the DT hun its been a real pleasure having you join us.
Have a great weekend hun
hugs
Tracie :)x

Sandie said...

What a beautiful card! Such pretty flowers and the image is so sweet. Your colouring is wonderful too.

Sorry about your computer.. been there!! I had mine on life support for the longest time but am loving my new one!!!! I can blog hop to my hearts content now :D

Lia said...

great card I love your colors on this card. and the stamp is so sweet
hugs Lia

Jill said...

aww Jacqui this is gorgeous I love the image so adorable, and your colouring is wonderful hugs Jill xx

CraftyC said...

Stunning card Jacqui, love that stamp its beautiful. Hope you get everything sorted and next week is a better one! Have a lovely weekend
Clairexx

pinky said...

Ah Jacqui, what a week, computers are just way to bossy! Hope you get sorted and catch up with your commissions. Love this card as I do all your cards. Hugs.
Pinky

Debbie said...

gorgeous card Jacqui. Love this vintage PB image, she's adorable. Great choice of colours and you've decorated the inside perfectly.
Hugs Debbie x

gina said...

you have had a rotton week Jacqui, hope you head is better now, and I am like you with my computer, I just could not live without it :) even with your probs this week, you have still made a stunning card, I love all of the flowers they look gorgeous :)
Hugs Gina xxx

Valems said...

Another beautiful card, Jacqui! What a cute, fun image. I love it.
Hugs, Vanja

Poppy said...

gorgeous card, love the vintage PB stamps, love the papers.
poppy

Terry said...

Hiya Jacqui, oh my goodness hun you really had a bad week..I hope you are feeling better today.. Just wanted to say that you made a beautifull card again Jacqui, really wonderfull colouring and very pretty papers...Good job hun....xxx terry

Tammi said...

Aww sweetie, so sorry about your computer, they can be so frustrating at times I know!!! And that awful migraine too...(hugs). I love these vintage Penny Black's, pretty coloring on her and lovely card Jacqui! Hope this next week goes better for you! xx

Christine Riley said...

What an adorable card! I love the colors and what you did with the flowers is gorgeous!
Hugs, Christine :)

Jeanette said...

Oh goodness Jacqui, you have had a week of it! Hope it will all get sorted out. I myself have a love/hate relationship with my computer and printer! Hope your migraines will subside. They do take their toll.
Love your card and am so happy that your were able to guest for us! Hugs Jeanette

Bev said...

What a darling card Jacqui - love these older PB images, they really are the best!! Gorgeous colours and papers and perfect embellies too. xx

Sorry you've had such a bad week sweetie, hope you get your new puta up and running soon xx

retiredheather said...

Love your card. the inside is almost as nice as the outside. Great image.
Hugs
Heather

Sue from Oregon said...

I think these PB images are all coming back...they are so darn cute! Did you know you can order ANY retired PB stamp from Dick and pbstamps? Godd luck on your 24 too!

ribenaruby said...

Love this gorgeous vintage image and what pretty papers, will go to have a look. Hope you've resolved the computer problem and have a fab day!

Nannieflash said...

Oh Jaqui, sorry to hear about your computer, but it definately does sound as though its hitting the graveyard quickly. I love that image is gorgeous, and I think I might just be tempted to try and get hold of one if they create such a lovely effect that youve created. Love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Riet said...

Wowwww Jacqui,what a beautifu card,l love the stamp and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Wendy said...

Stunning card
Wendy x

Kim said...

Hi Jacqui....I sure hope you are feeling better hun...as i know migraines are NO fun! I hope your computer is done giving you troubles. Sassy computer! Beautiful work here hun! Amazing and those flowers are GORGEOUS!!!
Hugs~ Kim

Kit said...

what a lovely card, the flowers on it are fantastic

Donna said...

This is so pretty Jacqui, adorable image and of course coloured to perfection. Donna x

Donna said...

Beautiful little card Jacqui and such pretty papers. So sorry to hear about you puter, take care hun and good luck with your commission :) Donna x

Allison said...

fab caard, love all the flowers
AllisonX

Andrea, said...

Beautiful cards Jacqui, the images and papers you have used are gorgeous. I hope you are feeling better now and manage to get a new PC soon. Enjoy your Sunday

mueppi said...

Oh......... Jacqui
what a darling card with such fantastic colouring!
I love it!
Have a nice weekend hun
Hugs Gisela

Rach said...

A fantastic card sweetie, love that image it is adorable.. hope that your computer holds out sweetie..xx

Viv said...

Very sweet card Jacqui! Hope your next week is better than the last, nothing worse than a misbehaving computer!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui :-) Love the image and the papers you used are gorgeous !!

Hope you have a lovely day, relax !!!!
Lorraine x x
p.s thanks for joining my blog candy and good luck x

Ashley said...

What a sweet card!

strawberry fields said...

What a lovely card. Thank you so much for visiting my blog
Fiona :)

Sandra said...

Hi Jacqui,
So sorry to hear you have been having trouble with your 'puter :o(
It must be awful especially when you need to get on with 24 cards! I don't know how you manage to fit it all in! You are amazing.
It's been such a pleasure and an honour to have you on the Sketch Saturday. Your cards have been a dream and this one is no exception. I just adore the Vintage PB stamps and am starting to collect them myself (I just couldn't resist) I'll add this beauty to my wish list if she's still available. The papers you have used are scrummy too.
Hope you find a fab new computer that won't let you down.
Enjoy your weekend.
Sandra x

Stacey said...

This is gorgeous Jacqui, fab colouring and a brilliant sketch.

What a week! I do hope that you manage to find a lovely pooter that doesn't cost you the earth. At least it will work though...! ~♥~

Nicola said...

Such wonderful detail on this image Jacqui, love your papers and the insert is gorgeous.
Bloomin migraine´s you can do without and now the puter- awe I am sorry and hope Everything gets better for you.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

weewiccababe said...

beautiful card - such a cute wee image
xx

Shazza said...

beautiful card, I love that stamp
x

Donalda said...

This is just gorgeous dear and so is all the beautiful cards I have missed this week. I hope you are feeling better, sorry to hear you were sick dear. Have a great day dear friend Hugs

Mel said...

Jacqui, sorry to hear that you have had a bad week. Your card is just stunning, lovely colour ~ Mel x

stampingheaven said...

this is adorable Jackie, love it.

Crissy Armstrong said...

This is a stunning card, one of the prettiest I have ever seen! Wow, I love the colors, the stamp, the embellies and how you work them together with the sketch. It really is a work of art!

Jo said...

This card is delightful! I love the image, such a cutie, and coloured beautifully.

Thank you for being our guest designer, the pleasure has been all ours :)

Tab said...

Ooooh I just adore these PB images, I wish they still made these little cuties! Fab colouring too and gorge embellies!

Sorry to hear about the computer, hope you manage to get your cards done honey!
Much Love
Tab xxx

Sue said...

wow,so gorgeous,beautiful colour combo and the inside looks fab too:)

sue
xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Jacqui this is so totally sensational!
hugs
kim x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Jacqui.
I love the image, so beautifully colored. Your papers and embellies are fabulous!!

Karen x

Danielle said...

So cute Jacqui - what a beautiful image and such fab colouring! Sorry to hear of your computer dilemna - I hope you're able to resolve it quickly!
Hugs, Danielle

Enfys said...

I love this vintage image Jaqui. I wonder where you managed to find her? Gorgeous card. Hope your puter probs are solved.
luv
En xx

Anne said...

Hi Jacqui, not been around much as I've had visitors but my eyes have been popping out my head at all the lovely creations you've made since I last popped in. xx

debby4000 said...

She's absolutely gorgeous and such beautiful colours. Hope you have a better week, this week.
luv
Debby

agnes said...

Beuatiful card,love the colors and this sweet girl.

Hugs from Holland, Agnesxx

Chris said...

Hi Jacqui, my goodness, sounds like you've had quite a week of it and now a new computer to get too! Sorry to read about all that and hope you get everything sorted and your commission completed in time. Your card is so beautiful, I really love the vintage PB stamps and this one is so cute. Wonderful colouring and papers as always, you really are a master at putting everything together in the most perfect way. Big hugs, Chris xxx

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh how sweet!! I adore your pretty flowers!! :) TFS!!

Jacilynn said...

Jacqui, Hope your computer problems are resolved. I know from experience it's totally frustrating being without a computer! Hope you have a great day. Love this sweet card.

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Beautiful card Jacqui, what a sweet image. Sorry to hear about your computer...very frustrating. I hope things get better for you soon.
Hugs
Carole x

Pauline C said...

Hi Jacqui - sorry you have been having such an awful time what with your computer and everything. Your Sketch Saturday card is gorgeous - beautiful image and all the details are so pretty! Hope you soon manage to get everything sorted and back on an even keel :-)
Pauline x

Mariska said...

I already told you but this card is soooooooo stunning sweetie. Thank you again for joining us. So sorry to hear about your bad week though. I know from personal experience how migraines can effect your live and a broken computer to top that... that does sound bad. I hope you can make a good deal on a new one and I hope your migraines will stay away now, last thing you need when you need to make so many cards!! I promiss to stop by soon to check out your enormous pile of new cards :).

xxx
Mariska

Marcea said...

OOoooooh babe, this is just so pretty, adore your wonderful details thatyou always add to your cards. I just want to come and give you a great big hug sweetie to say THANKYOU for making my birthday so special. The card and gift (naughty lady) are just wonderful. You know I love your cards and I will treasure this forever. As for my pressie ... ooh I can't wait to play - thankyou for your kindness, generosity and friendship .... luv ya
-x-

Kathy said...

Oh Jacqui sorry to hear of your computer troubles!! And once you live with them it is impossible to live without it!!
What a gorgeous card!! I love this sweet image and the colors that you have used are so pretty!!
Good luck getting your cards done and I hope your week goes without problems!!
:)Kathy

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