Thursday, 19 January 2012

Lilis Little Fairies–Challenge 3 and some Humphrey Love.

Morning all, hope you are all well I am now getting rather excited about my trip to the US, this time next week I should be up in the air winging my way to California.  As well as going to the CHA I will be visiting my Brother & Sister in Law and my 2 handsome Nephews who live in Irvine which is about 22 km away from Anaheim, it will be the first time I have ever been over to see them, my tummy turns over just thinking about it.

Its the 3rd week of the Lilis Little Fairies Challenge and this week we have a fabulous theme for you LAVENDER AND LACE,  cannot believe how many of you have supported us since we started thank you all so much.

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I have used Lili of the Valley stamp Hello Cup Cake for my DT card, whilst I was colouring the image I was getting really frustrated as I couldn’t get my Copics to blend as normal, thought it might have been the damp atmosphere  but once I cut the image out I realised a piece of plain card had got mixed up with my Neenah card, but being a last minute crafter I didn’t have time to re-colour the image, I will check more carefully next time.

Both the backing papers are by Magnolia I have distressed the edges with my Tim Holtzs Distressing Tool and then daubed Adirondack Snowcap Paint Dabber over the paper and metal corners.  Not sure where I got the Watch Charm from I am sure it was at the NEC in the Autumn.  I have made the bow using Fine Cream Vintage Cluny Lace, from The Ribbon Girl 

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You can see better here my blending problems with the copics;

Colours Used:
Flesh: E21, E11, E000. E000, R30
Hair: E23
Lavenders: BV02, BV01, BV00, BV000
Greens: YG95, YG93, YG91
Browns: E43, E41, E40

No Princess Crown episode today, but I should have the final 2 pages for you tomorrow.

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Another Humphrey Valentines Card from tomorrows Special deal from Crafters Companion on Create and Craft  this lovely image is called Flowers for You, I have used lots of Dies and Punches and the delicious papers are from The Humphrey CD which is part of the special deal.

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I am really sorry I sent the card off without taking a note of the Speccies I used.

Have a good day
Jacs xxxx

18 comments:

Pami said...

Gorgeous Jacqui! I love lavendar and the vintage feel with the lace, beautiful! Pami x

Cheryl said...

oh wow just Gorgeous love the vintage feel to this,stunning detail hugs Cherylxxx

Denise and Louise said...

Love your lavender and lace card and the colouring looks just perfect. Humhrey is gorgeous too.
Hugs
Denise xx

Chris x said...

Two beautiful cards.
Chris x

julie_woolston said...

Both are stunning Jacqui,

Hugs Julie x

mycraftypatch said...

"ABSOLUTLY GEORGEOUS " Jacqui
Have a fab time at CHA and you must be really excited about catching up with the family, I'm really happy for you, hopfully catch up soon.
Hugs Sonia xxx

Christina C. said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous works of art!!!!!

Mau xx said...

Superb Jacqui! Love the Lavender and Lace... looks like I will have to do it all over again this week.... what a chore tee hee! as I love lace and Mauve/purple is my favourite colour..lol

Boxofcolours said...

Lovely cards Jacqui - hope you have fun at the CHA!
Hugs
Jane

Susan Flynn said...

Gorgeous cards Jacqui. You are so lucky going to CHA I am positively green hope you have lots of spending money though!!

Bonnie Weiss said...

I can't believe that you were able to make the Copics look so good on regular card stock ... you definitely have 'the touch'.

Sandra said...

Both cards are amazing:) Sandra H

Sarah said...

Awww, gorgeous cards Jacqui, love all the little details and your colouring is beautiful as always xxx

Sue said...

Hi ay hun
aww two adorable cards as always, awesome colouring pretty papers & design, sue,x

May said...

Stunning cards Jacqui, such a vintage feel, beautiful, You will have a super time with your family soooo exciting and the CHA you lucky girl, relax and enjoy x x x May

Little K Smith said...

Beautiful cards Jacqui, such gorgeous images and details :)
Kelly.x

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a lovely cards Jacqui, so cute and wonderful!
hugs Jacqueline

Sassy Scrapper said...

Super sweet cards. I love the lavender card so pretty and feminine. And Hunphrey is so cute.
Hugs Bonnie

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