Monday, 2 August 2010

Only 2 more days

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Only 2 more days for what, I can hear you say, its 2 days until my Aunt goes home and I can return to crafting I am beginning to get withdrawal symptoms, my fingers are itching to get colouring and cutting.  I sound so ungrateful because she has been such a good help with Mum and I have had a much needed rest, and my breathing is almost back to normal now, I do try to live a normal life and not let my Angina affect me but sometimes it catches up with you.

003I made this card for Sketch Saturday Challenge when I came up for a rest and I really enjoyed it, the first card for almost a week.  This cute young man is one of Mo’s Fabulous images and as usual he has been coloured with copics:

Face &  Skin E21, E00, E000, E0000, Dressing Gown B34, B32, B41, PJ’s and Stocking R27, R05, R02, N1, N2.

I have also added Stickles (Stardust) to the top of the stocking and Snowflake, whilst the stickles were still wet I also sprinkled Glamour Dust on them to add even more glitter.  The Gingerbread Men border as punched with a Martha Stewart Border Punch and the Snowflakes are also a MS Punch.  The Papers are from DCVW Christmas Stack.

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Hope you all have a fabulous week

Hugs

Jacqui xxx

29 comments:

Pamela said...

Beautiful card Jacqui, love that image.

Pam x

Carol said...

WOWZER Jacqui, another STUNNER!! So luv your work. Isn't he just gorgeous?! I just bought the little girl holding the stocking and can't wait to have a play with her. Glad to hear you've at least had a bit of a rest and can't wait for you to come back, miss your gorgeous creations. Lotsa luv xxxx

Arianne said...

U know that feeling; you're almost there!
Great card!

Kristel said...

Wowww a wonderfull card and I really love the image! You coloured him absolutely perfect Jacqui!
Hugs Kristel

Julie said...

Your card is PERFECT! I love it!!! xxx

debby4000 said...

This is so gorgeous Jacqui.
luv
Debby

Janine said...

What a lovely card. The colouring is fantastic.
I don't own any of Mo's images yet - but I'm feeling the NEED to buy some. lol

Annie said...

a fabulous festive card Jacqui, and beautifully coloured. I'm glad your rest has done you some good too!
hugs, annie x

joey said...

Hiya Jacqui Hun

this is gorgeous, stunning colourwork as always, I hope your breathing continues to improve hun

Joey.xxx

doris said...

Sweet and beautiful... Wow!!

xox doris

Nelleke said...

Beautiful card Jacqui,stunning colourwork as always.
Hugs Nelleke

Lia said...

wonderful card and such a lovely stamp, your coloring is great
hugs Lia

Suzanne said...

Gorgeous as always. Hope you have enjoyed your rest and look forward to you joining the crafting world again, lo
Hugs
Suzanne x

Sandie said...

Wonderful card Jacqui!! Love that image, must have ;)

Glad to hear you've gotten some much needed rest. Take of yourself!

Sandie

Sonia said...

Just stunning Jacqui, lovely image and beautifully coloured as always. I'm sorry to hear you have been feeling under the weather :( ((hugs))
Sonia xx

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

Wow, fabulous card, gorgeous image, coloured to perfection xx

Rainmac said...

Ooohhh he is gorgeous, reminds me of my boys, think I may have to get this lil chap! Love your card Jacqui, the paper is fab with the image. Glad to hear you feel rested and are itching to get crafting again xxx

Jacilynn said...

gorgeous card. What a sweet image that takes you make to Christmas as a kid.
;)
Jacilynn

pinky said...

Glad the rest has helped, I am sure your aunt will be glad to get back home too lol. Lovely card, what an image!!
Pinky

Riet said...

So wonderful card Jacqui,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.


Hugs Riet.xx

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

What a wonderful card Jacqui. I love the image and the colours.
Hugs Jacqueline

Marion said...

Beautiful card Jacqui. Love those images of Mo's. Just enjoy the rest for the next 2 days.
hugs
Marion

Paula said...

The top of that stocking is glorious & I love all the red & white stripes - PJs, candy canes & stocking & that gigerbread punch is the absolute icing.
Take care of yourself.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Net said...

Oh wow Jacqui that's just beautiful!

Hope you manage to feel more rested hun - you work so hard. Take care of yourself.

stampinfrog said...

This image is so adorable and I am in awe of your coloring!Fabulous papers and embellies!
Hugs,Connie

Grenouille Greetings said...

Lovely colour work on this image and his stocking his fab! Great papers and design too! Warmest wishes, Lesley

Vicky said...

Adorable card Jacqui! I love the gingerbread amn border punch, not sen this before, it's so sweet!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Anne said...

Gorgeous Jacqui love it
Anne xx

Christa said...

Lovely card !! Take good care of your health. Love from Holland , Christa.

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