Thursday, 29 September 2011

Lili of the Valley Challenge

Morning All,  hope all those of you in the UK are enjoying this Indian Summer, make the most of it, I heard on the news last night that we are in for the worst winter on record and could even get snow in October!!!!! Smile

We have a new challenge posted today on Lili of the Valley Challenge our theme this week is “Button It “ and Lili of the Valley have donated a £15 voucher so do hope you can come and join us.

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I was discussing using Distress Inks for colouring with a couple of friends at the weekend and I realised how much I had missed using them since I started to colour with Markers, so yesterday I got my DI’s out and had a go, it was not as easy as I thought to pick up again think I need a bit more practise, but it was really enjoyable to have a paintbrush in my hands again.

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I have used one of last years Bunny Christmas stamps for this card, the Distress Inks used to colour him are: Fur Tea Die, Red Carn Door, Green Peeled Paint, Bird House Brushed Corduroy, Sack Frayed Burlap. 

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The paper is  from my Christmas Scrap Paper Box so not sure who it is by.  The awesome Gold Net Ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl as are the Hat Pins and Buttons, and I have used a Prima Rose in the middle of the bow.

Have a lovely day all

Hugs

Jacs xxxxx

23 comments:

Diane said...

The colouring with the DIs looks awesome, Jacqui! Altogether another gorgeous carda and I love that gold mesh ribbon!
Diane x

kelly said...

Jacqui,please don`t spoil the moment with snow talk!Although knowing our weather i`m not surprised.Having a naff summer,we get a week of lovely sunshine and warmth and then to pay for it we get snow and cold!Never mind should be used to it by now.
Your card is stunning and if i could colour as good as you with DI`s or markers i would be chuffed with this result!
Gorgeous image,teamed with beautiful papers and embellies.
Enjoy the rest of the sun,take care,Kelly.

Susan Flynn said...

Stunning card the colouring is brilliant. Love that mesh. Hard to believe we will get a harsh winter with the weather like it is at the mo!! x

Larrik said...

Джеки , эта рождественская открытка не такая яркая , как предыдущие ... но она тоже очень красивая ! она более изысканная !

Laura said...

What a great card, I love the papers you used, I wouldn't concern yourself with the weather woes, they can't predict with accuracy more than 3 days ahead. Laura

Squirrel x said...

Hunny, it could be the worst winter ever but I'll bet there still won't be enough snow to stop the bus getting me to work :-( Loving your card hun, good to see you using the DIs again, after all, it was you that inspired me to take them up, and NO, you don't need practice, this is simply perfect. Hugs Sxx

lynne wilkes said...

Hi Jacqui love your card,I'm new to stamping didn't know you could use inks!! Learning something new every day
Have a lovely day Lynne Wilkes x

Thea said...

Beautiful card Jacqui! The weather here is also very nice, i like snow and ice but not yet.

Hugs
Thea

Marjorie said...

Wow hun, I just love this card love the colours and your colouring is stunning! That gold ribbon is beautiful!!
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

craftymum said...

Hi jacqui

what a stunning card. I love how you have coloured the image
hugs sarah x

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Jacqui....love the image and gorgeous colouring. The bow is fabulous..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Brigitte said...

OMG, this card is amazing!!! I love the colours and that gold net is fantastic. Great job on the DI colouring.
Brigitte

Nannieflash said...

Wow Jacqui that is gorgeous, love the whole card layout and that image is so sweet. My pup is enjoying the sunshine and likes lying in the warmth of it, anywhere, either on my desk or backdoor. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Mahmood Ali said...

Fabulous!!! its a beautiful card i like it...its inseparable...
Plastic cards
Plastic card printing

Lyndsey Marie said...

Gorgeous card, the image looks stunning and the papers are fab. love the gold ribbon and pins too.
Lyndsey xx

misteejay said...

Good old British weather...I think we've had most types this week (except for the snow LOL).

Love the card and that mesh is wonderful.

Toni xx

Sandra said...

Wow Jackie your card is just amazing, beautifully coloured image and gorgeous background papers too!:) Sandra H

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Kim. said...

This is a stunning card and your colouring looks fab.
Kim xXx

Marie-Anne said...

It's an adorable card.

Marie-Anne

Fleur said...

A beautiful card, really pretty
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Lots of lovely makes, Jacqui. This one is gorgeous. BEautiful colour work as always and lovely papers! Hugs, Lesley

Mary Lou said...

Cute cute oh so CUTE!!!!!!
Hugz

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