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Monday, November 12, 2012

I am an ogre!

Hi all,
Thank you so much for all your birthday wishes.
We had a lovely time at the NEC, although I was shattered at the end.  I got up at 5.45am to get the train and we didn't get back until 10.20pm.  I bought a few dies and nealry bought some spectrum noirs as I think I am the only one who doesn't use alcohol inks to colour in, but I'm still too scared to have a go!
Over at Incy Wincy, we are sponsored by the fab Kenny K, and our theme is girl power.  I have used this fab Kenny K image, because it reminds me of Princess Fiona in Shrek 4 when she becomes a warrior (which is where the title quote comes from).  I have watched all four Shrek films many times as the girls love them.  The papers are a mix of Papermania and Hot off the press.  I think the card looks a bit plain to me, but I didn't want to use flowers to embellish as they don't fit with the image in my opinion.
See you later.
Nikki x

9 comments:

Caroline said...

Fantastic card love the image and the layout is fabulous. Caroline xxx

mixamatoasties said...

The card looks fab and you're right, flowers wouldn't look right on the card!

Susan x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous..love the image and layout.xxx

brenda said...

You certainly did make a day of it at the NEC Nikky but pleased you enjoyed it. I was shattered by lunchtime, but still managed to good haul.

A lovely card and the ripped edges somehow go very well with the image.

B x

Colette Smith said...

Love it Nikki!

I like the torn paper effect and the image is really cute.

Hope you had a lovely birthday!

Colette xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Fabulous card Nikki that image looks ready for business, she is a beauty loving that torn paper effect and design, super card.
hugs
lorraine x

Luckydawn said...

Great card Nikki! Hope you have fun with your Spectrum Noirs, you will love using them once you start :)
Dawn x

Mary J said...

Fantastic, Nikki! gorgeous ripping with that cool image!

Annmaree (Emu) said...

That is a super fun image and card, I really love it! Great texture really suits the image!

Please feel free to email me your address when you get the chance, Nikki. So I may add you to my christmas card list!