Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Our Challenge this week is to create a card for a New Baby, Mum-to-be, New Mum or Pre-schooler.
We have a fabulous prize this week kindly donated by Lori from scrappopotomus.
So please come and join us and don't forget to check out the fabulous cards by my fellow Dt Members and especially the wonderful creation by our Guest Designer this week the really talented and lovely
Debbie. Wow Debbie it is a real stunner.

I think that the rotten cold I had has turned into this flu bug that is going around, I having been feeling really urghhhhh!!! this last couple of days, so this was going to be a very short post, but things don't always work out the way we plan. LOL!
It is a very simple card from me today, but this lovely little Stamposarous Ellie stamp should take centre stage it is so cute. I have coloured the image with Distress Inks and SU re-inkers. The Designer Papers are the last of my Imaginise baby collection, I just had to re-order them yesterday, I found them in stock at Charmed Cards and Craft. everyhing else on the front is from stash. Oh!! I used a Cuttlebug die for the corner.

I used another Ellie image for the inside, the two circle were cut with Nesties, the pink baby vest brads are from Poppicraft

I received ths beautiul award from my dear friend Donalda, thanks hun it is such a beautiful award and I am so proud to recieve it from you.

And this one is from another dear friend BEV, thanks hun Mwahxxxxxxx

and the rules to accepting this award are as follows:
A) first list 10 honest things about yourself - and make it interesting, even if you have to dig deep!
B) Pass the award on to 7 bloggers that you feel embody the spirit of the Honest Scrap.
Okay...so the 10 HONEST things about me are:
1. I am very placid, takes an awful lot to upset me.
2. I am painfully shy and have no self-confidence although
I give the impression of the opposite.
3. I wish I could put on at least a stone in weight, I hate being scrawny
4. I find it really hard to say NO
5 . For 6 months last year I found it really hard just to step
out of the door, but am getting better now.
6. I hate housework and try to get it all done as soon as I get up,
But I like a tidy house, cannot work in a mess.
7. I truly believe in fairies
8. I think I have an obsessive personality, if I like a make of stamps
or crafting accessory ie Copics I will not be happy until I have the
whole set.
9. I love blogging and am so happy that I have made so many very
special friends on the blog.
10. I am the last girl to be born into my direct family it has been boys
all the way since 1947. I have 4 sons and 6 Grandsons, but am very
lucky to have been blessed with 4 of the best DIL you could wish
WOW!!!!!!!!!that was hard.

Now to pass this on to 7 others hope you don't find it as hard as I have, the girls I would like to pass this award onto are:

Carole, Dawny P, Dawn, Jeanette,Tracie Jane, Kim,Ria These girls have all given me inspiration and friendship and I truly appreciate it, thank you one and all

Thanks for looking
Jacqui xx


Bubbles said...

Beautiful card Jacqui I so love all of the pretty layers.
Sorry that you are poorly and hope you get better really soon.
Congrats on the awards, nice to read a bit more about you (I would gladly give you a stone of my weight if it were possible!!!)
Sending get well (((hugs)))
Joanne x

Mandi said...

What a GORJUS card!!! I absoutely love it, the colours are smashing. I NEED that nestie soooo much! Wish you better Hugs xx

Tara said...

Beautiful card Jacqui, I can't wait to play along with this challenge! I love the papers you've used and you've really made me want to buy those Nesties! I have the other shape of the labels but I much prefer these!
I read your facts about yourself and we clearly have lots in common.... I agree with 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 (I so wish I could agree with number 3, lol)! We are both Piscean so maybe that has some bearing on it?
I do hope you'll be feeling better very soon, it's a nasty bug and it took me a month to feel okay, do take care!! xx

craftyb said...

Hi Jacqui, this is absolutely beautiful! I just love that little image, and your colour scheme is just so soft and pretty! bx

Amanda said...

beautiful card . I really need thos Nesties!! hope you feel better real soon xx

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh Jacqui so soft and pretty, i love all y our layers.

Sharon said...

What a beautiful card Jacqui. The papers are absolutely lovely and your image is so cute. I hope you're feeling better soon.

Mel said...

Hi hope you feel better soon, Congratz on all you Awards and after reading your facts was suprised how much we have in common besides the weight, looks like we are at opposite side of the scales with that one lol.
Your card is beautiful as allways, right i better get on with making one.
Take care Mel x

Chrissie said...

Such a gorgeous card Jacqui and perfect for the challenge.
I do hope you begin to feel better very soon and Congratulations on your awards, they are so well deserved!

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui love the cute Ellie image it's perfect for a baby card, Hope you are feeling better soon, Hugs Debbie x

Rach said...

awesome card Jacqui, so so sweet and adorable, not only the beautifully coloured image but the fabulous design papers..love it..
wow reading through your honest facts...so many of them mirror myself ..apart from being placid...lol...well most of the time i'm placid till i get me knickers in a twist...but then half the time i mumble to myself rather than get it off my chest..lol...
big hugs to you hun. Rachxxxx

Rach said...

oh Jacqui so sorry forgot to send you get well wishes...big snuggly hugs Rachxx

Jeanette said...

What a sweet card. I love that you placed another Ellie image inside. That is a really nice touch! Lovely to read more about you. You are such a sweetie and the more I get to know you, the more sweet I realize you are! Thanks for passing along the award. I will have to sit down and think. Amazing how your mind goes BLANK when you have to say something about yourself! Hugs Jeanette

Swaantje said...

Hi Jacqui,
your card is a dream...fantastic!!
The image is so lovely..

from Germany ;o)

Michele Roos said...

WOW gorgeous card Jacqui. Love the way you've coloured in the cute image. Fab papers also. Congrats on the awards also :0) Michele x

Dawn Wheeler said...

Stunning card Jacqui xxx
sorry to hear you are feeling poorly xxx hope you feel bettersoon xxxx
congrats on your award babe xx thanks for giving it to me xxx
hugs Dawnxx

Donna said...

This is such a sweet card Jacqui, love the inside. Sorry to hear your not feeling well, hope your better soon. Donna x

Bev said...

What a yummy, scrummy, adorable, gorgeous, cute, sweet card - oooh help I'm running out of adjectives here sweetie. That image is just the cutest - I've been eyeing up these images for a while now and wondering if I *need* them but what the heck, I want them so off I go shopping lol.

I love it to bits.!!! Your colouring is amazing!!

Sorry you're not well babes, try and take it easy hey or else I'll come and play nurse - heaven help you then!!!

big hugs sweetie
B xx

Kim said...

Jacqui what an adorable baby card! I love it! Your images are colored beatifully and are so adorable! Hope you are doing well on the smoke out plan! I am rah rah rah cheering for you!
hugs~ Kim

Murielle said...

WOW...This is absolutely gorgeous, Jacqui!!
I love your composition.
Fabulous colours and papers.
Lovely colouring stamp.
Hugs Mumur

Annie said...

such a darling baby card Jacqui, love the papers you used, the cute image and that big gingham brad. hugs, annie x

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Jacqui. Such a sweet image too. Love the papers and the framing of the image. Hope you're feeling better soon. :)

tracie said...

Hi Jacqui, oh wow this card is adorable - going to check out those papers - fabulous as always hun.
Congrats on your awards and lovely to get to know a little more about you. Thanks for giving it me, oh my I'm going to have to think hard about this one.. 10 things !! But I'll give it a go..
thanks hun, hope our feel better soon
big hugs
Tracie :)x

Debbie said...

A really pretty card Jacqui, the image is sooo sweet and your colouring is beautiful. I love the gorgeous papers and all the details you have added.
Thanks for having me as GD this week...I really enjoyed it :) Debbie x

Sharon Traynor Designs said...

Really beautiful Jacqui. I must try to enter this challenge as I recently found out my daughter is pregnant again. I love the card you made. That nappy pin is so cute and the image and papers are perfect. Hope you feel better soon.
Sharon xx

Kim Piggott said...

Jacqui this is just beautiful! Your images are just so sweet and beautifully coloured!
Gorgeous papers and detail!
So sorry that you are feeling poorly. Hope you feel better soon.
Thank you so much for passing this award to me I am so honoured that you would think of me. Big congratulations on your awards!
Sending healing hugs you way
kim x

Nikki Fairbairn said...

Oh this is oh so pretty Jacqui, such a sweet image and just adore the papers, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Sandra said...

Congrats on the awards...sorry you're not too well Jacqui.
The card is gorgeous.such a cute stamp and lovely delicate colour scheme,
Take care
San x

Deb said...

this is so gorgeous, love it, the colours are so pretty and the inside is beautiful too!

Sew This N That said...

Oh my! I can so relate to number 2!
I hope you feel better soon :0)
I love the card that you have made for A spoonful of sugar, nice touch with the pin and vests :0)
My no smoking campaign is not working I am afraid, I keep slapping myself on the wrists but to no avail :(
**Hugs** Heather x

Ria Zonnestraaltje said...

As always I adore your work :)

Thanks for giving me this honest scrap award :) i am going to work on it tomorrow :)
thanks sweetie ;)

hugss Ria

Paula said...

Hi Jacqui..

Such an adorable card, beautifully coloured as always, and gorgeous colour scheme.

Hope you feel better soonxx
Paula xx

Andrea said...

Your card is sooooo sweet Jacqui!

Donna said...

Hi Jacqui, this card is so cute and pretty, the image is beautiful and you have coloured it in brilliantly :) Donna x

Chris said...

So beautiful Jacqui! Soft and pretty colouring of that gorgeous image with those stunning papers and embellishments, it's the perfect baby card and I love it all. Thank you for your lovely comment Jacqui and all your support, it's so much appreciated. Hugs, Chris xxx

Kathy said...

Boy Jacqui we could be twins!! We sound alot alike!! I am the only girl out of 8! But I had three so that makes up for it!
Anyways your card is just gorgeous!! I love these papers and that image is so cute!! I hope your feeling better soon!!

PatR said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui as always. Sorry to hear you're not feeling too good. Take care. Big ((((hugs)))
Love Pat x

Sue from Oregon said...

Awww such talent! The way you coordinated the DP with this image just gets me all excited to keep on trying...how inspirational! I looooooooooove that DP and image too!

MarkerGeek said...

Beautiful card Jacqui! Love that sweet image. Lovely work.

Sorry you're under the weather. Hope you're feeling much better very soon!

Dawny P said...

This card is just totally gorgeous Jacqui. I've got that stamp and you have soooo inspired me to dig it out and use the flippin thing - no use in the drawer is it!!! Thank you sooo much for my award as well - it's nice to know a bit more about you. Sorry to hear you are under the weather - this flu thing is just the total pits. Hope you are feeling better soon. Get well hugs to you xxxxx

Donalda said...

Oh Jacqui this is just so adorable. Just want to squeeze it!!!! I so love your coloring it is beautiful as always dear and your honest answers I tell you what I have put enough weight on for both of us!!!!!! You can have some of mine lol

Renee said...

Your card is adorable! Love the nesties and the sweet stamped image! You did a fab job!

Andrea, said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui, I love all the nesties and the papers are so pretty and perfect with the image. I hope you'll be feeling better soon.

Liza said...

Jacqui, this card is soooo sweet, the image is gorgeous and the papers are so pretty.

Liza x

Risa said...

Congrats on your awards Jacqui! You are very deserving and your 10 honest points were a very interesting read. TFS!!!
Your card is the sweetest baby card! I love everything about it..the image, the DP and the tiny pin really made me smile.

Poppy said...

so pretty ,love the colours ,gorgeous papers

Anonymous said...

Amazing card Jacqui..beautiful papers. Sorry to read you're not well, hope you feel better soon.
Thank you so much for this amazing award......I am honoured that you have thought of me. Your cards are a true inspiration and I love to visit your blog. I've just been running out of time again this week.
Take care,
Carole x

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