Monday 23 August 2010

What A Weekend

First Things First: THE WINNER OF MY CANDY IS LINDA FROM LIN70S CRAFTING PLACE, could you please e-mail me Lin with your Snail Mail address so i can get the candy off to you as soon as possible

Thank you so much to Bev for letting you know my dilemma, what a nightmare!!! thank you all for your comments especially the SpecSavers ones they really did make me smile.  The thing is I did get 2 pairs but One Pair for Reading and One for TV watching!!  I was so fed up by yesterday with not being able to craft that I turned my Craft Room/Bedroom upside down trying to find an older pair of reading glasses, I eventually managed to find ones that are at least 3 years old and although not perfect, I can at least see the keyboard and screen WooHoo,  I will be picking up my mended glasses at Lunch Time so should be back on track by then.

Now to today's card which is my DT card for Wild Orchid Crafts.  This week we have a two fab prizes up for grabs, not only is Wild Orchid Crafts going to sponsor us with a fabulous floral prize, we also have Lili of the Valley as one of our regular sponsors and they have supplied  4 stamps from the new Christmas release.  So we will have two winners from the entries this challenge.
Prize 1
Prize 2
This week the challenge is Make it Sparkle, so we want to see lots of sparkles on your creations.  
I have used one of Mo’s fabulous Christmas images for this card The Mint Fairy isn’t she charming.  Although you cannot see it much on the photo her wings and edges of her dress have all been glittered as have the flowers and punched snowflakes.  The Backing paper is also glittered to within an inch of its life, again I was a complete idiot and only bought one sheet but will defo go back to Oyster Stamps and order another couple of sheets, the paper is produced by Best Creations Inc.
The Cherry Blossom, 10mm Roses, Gardenia, Gypsophilia and Aster Daisys have all been glittered and are as usual from  Wild Orchid Crafts

The Copis used to colour Mint Fairy are:
Flesh: E21, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: E37, £17, E13, E11, E50
Dress & Wings: BG13, Bg11, BG10
Peppermint Stick: R05, R02, R00, I have also used Glossy Accents on the sticks.
Thanks for looking, I will be away for most of this week but have scheduled all my DT card.  If you are interested this card is available to by on e-bay, click the link on the top of my sidebar.
Jacqui xxx


Nannieflash said...

Hi Jacqui, what a bummer, Im sure you must be pulling your hair out only having a spare pair of glasses to use, luckily Ive got several pairs around the house so not a problem.
Gorgeous card and I love what youve done with Mos image its beautifully coloured and the design is stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Carol said...

Awww Jacqui, I can just imagine your dilemma!! Not being able to craft or see would kill me lol! Think I should learn from your bad luck and get myself another pair of specs, I only have one! As usual your card is just stunning Sweetie. Luv it!! Lotsa luv xxxx

Tara said...

Fabulous card Jacqui.... I love the cool, icy colours and that gorgeous image too!
So glad you can see again hun, lol!
Hugs Tara xx

Nelleke said...

As usual your card is just stunning Jacqui.
I think i buy a pair extra glasses so i can get the same problem.
Hugs Nelleke

Suzanne said...

A gorgeous card, Jacqui. Love the colours and the paper is lovely x

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Jacqui,I love the image and the colours.
So beautiful papers and the flowers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Trudy said...
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Trudy said...

I love this card Jacqui,
and the beautiful colours,
Hugs Trudy

heidy said...

Oh Jacqui,what a dilemma dear,well your card is gorgeous as always.
Big hugs Heidy

Marion said...

Hi Jacqui, Awful when that happens with your glasses, been there. Fabulous card and that image is superb. Must go and have a look at Mo's images. Have a good week.

Lia said...

hi jacqui,
I love the card I love the stamp too
hugs lia

jolanda said...

Hi Jacqui, good to see you can still craft! Your card is gorgeous!!
hugs, jolanda

Michele Spera said...

oh Just beautiful as always! I love the colors you used on the image:-) especially love the spray of flowers in the corner:-)

Renkata said...

Hi Jacqui, I hope your problem is over.
What a gorgeous card. The image from Mo's is so sweet and adorable, you bring her to live.
Great candy too. :)

chris said...

Wow wee Jacqui, ANOTHER STUNNER. hugs chris xx

angelique (anlou) said...

hi jacqui
i adore your card hun, so sweet
i'm glad i don't need glasses so i can't get this problem
a day with out crafting is that posible, LOL
hugs angelique

Archies Mum said...

Gorgeous card, love the Mo Manning image, and the colours you have chosen for her as so perfect. Glad to see that you are back with the glasses wearers. There's nothing worse

stampinfrog said...

Stunning card Jacqui!Love the sweet Mo's image and the papers!

kelly said...

This card is lovely Jacqui.The image is adorable and the colour of the papers are gorgeous.So pleased your getting your glasses sorted today.Keep them safe hey!!

Little K Smith said...

Hi Jacqui
Glad you've got your glasses sorted! This is a beauty, gorgeous image and gorgeous colouring. Fab papers and beautiful flowers too!

Anne said...

Gorgeous card Jaqui love the colours glad you got your glasses sorted
Anne xx
Congratulations on your win Linda

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Glad to know you can see again, love the colour of this paper. Marianne x

Debbie said...

Wow Jacqui, absolutely love the colors, and your coloring as always is perfectly done.

Kim said...

Jacqui this is absolutely beautiful hun and that image is gorgeous and your coloring...oh I could go on and on! :) Stunning work hun!
Hugs~ Kim
PS - glad you have gotten your glasses back..yay!

Nikki said...

This is one beautiful card I love how you've colored it such a beauty :)
hugs Nikki

Yvonne said...

Beautiful as always hun. Thought while I have gopt hold of my oh lap top ( my computer broke '( ) I would say hi.
And tell you to watch out ... I found out last night from Anne that your gonna be at the CC weekend ( now are you ready for the questions , lol .. sorry I have not been able to comment for a while on your wonderful cards hun. xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui, I love that image and the colours you've used x

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