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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Feeling blue

Hi all,
Yes, I know, another post already.  Well, Daisy is at school, Martha at nursery, and I have done all the housework, etc, so I thought I would post another of my inky creations.  I am off later to the opening night (afternoon) of the Portrait Exhibition at Daisy's school.  If you missed my post about it a while ago, all the school had homework to make a portrait.  Daisy went for the collage effect, and now the school is having an exhibition all this week to show off the art work, but as today is the opening day, there are drinks and nibbles provided.  Daisy was desperate for me to come today for the food!  Then, this evening, I have another rehearsal for The Sound of Music.  We only have two weeks left before the show.  Aaagh!
Anyway, on to the card.  I have used a TH stamp and then used stamps from a Kaisercraft set and put on 3D pads to add depth.  I have distressed  all the paper and then added blue twine.  As easy as that!
See you soon.
I would like to enter this into the following:
LEJ Designs challenge - Things with wings
Pan Pastel UK - Anything goes
Polka Doodles - distressing
2 sisters - anything goes
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Things with wings
Make it Monday - Always anything goes

26 comments:

GoonerGirl said...

Beautiful card love the images and the shades of blue. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs Challenge blog. Good luck. Chris xx

brenda said...

Another beautiful card Nikki, it has an ethereal feel to it with the muted blues and butterfly.

B x

Cheryl said...

Very pretty! I love the monochrome blue color scheme.



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Jan said...

This is super so pleased I saw it on MIM xx Jan

Crafty_Fairie said...

Really stunning card and design.The image is really pretty and the distressed edges look great.Thanks for joining us at PanPastel Uk this week.

Kerry DT Leader

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous.xxx

pinky said...

Beautiful soft feel, love the stamp you have used Nikki.

June Nelson said...

Thisis gorgeous Nikki love it xxxx

Susan.... said...

Thats a beautiful card Nikki, and that large stamp looks gorgeous ! Very pretty colours and l love the design of the card !
Hope this afternoon goes well and enjoy your rehearsal this evening !
Hugs
susan x
Hope the girls are well xx

karen said...

Nikki this is gorgeous, hugs, Karenx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Nikki this is absolutely gorgeous I really love that central image, also the colours and design I love the torn and distressed look so much, super card, enjoy your evening.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Mary J said...

So beautiful Nikki! I love the ripping and layout!

Gemma said...

stunning card & love the distressed look..
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Crafty_Fairie said...

Hello again !! Really pretty card and design.The image is really cute and the distressed edges look great.Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs Challenge Blog this week.

Kerry

Eileen said...

Cool, elegant and very attractive. A very pretty card indeed. Thanks for joining us in the PanPastel challenge this week. Eileen xxx

Cheryl said...

oh Hun,this is brilliant,oh just love those colour tones,that stamp Hun is amazing love this too bits,bless you to for playing at LEJ designs too Hun,hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Nikki..


Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

rachel said...

Gorgeous card - thanks so much for joining us at LEJ Designs challenge this week - hope to see you back again soon! Hugs Rachel x

Annmaree (Emu) said...

this is a stunner, absolutely love this vintage/shabby chic style and adore the blues!!!!

Beautiful work!

Judith said...

I love this Nikki - the blue is gorgeous and it has a sort of lacey look - well to me anyway!! hugs Judith x

Craftyanny said...

Fabulous, love the blue, a perfect card for our challenge.
Thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles
Anne x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous hun, I love the pretty image and the colours are beautiful. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog and the LEJ Designs challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Kimberly said...

beautiful... love all the blue and distressing. thanks for joining us at crafty calendar - Kimberly DT

Happy Days said...

Very pretty card, love the simplicity of it.

Thanks for joining our challenge over at Polka Doodles.

Good luck

Claire x

Nicola Jayne Saul said...

Beautiful card, lovely colours, thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles love NJ X

FauxPainter - Dee Paramour said...

Lovely card, thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge.