Thursday, March 19, 2009

Tulips from Amsterdam :-)


I made this card following the sketch on the Sketch and Stash Challenge I also followed the colour scheme on the Cupcake Craft Challenge , there is a selection so I chose pink/brown. It qualifies for the ABC Challenge which is 'F' for flower and also the Spoonful of Sugar Challenge which is 'gems' I am also entering this card into the last Arty Girlz Challenge which is 'stamping'. I am sorry this is the last week :-(
I used old and neglected and new stuff in this card. The tulip stamp is old and neglected and the papers are new basic grey. I used my new SU border punch for the scallped edge, the ribbon is from papermania I think. I made the flower from punches after getting the idea from Poppet, thanks for the tutorial :-)The gems are by hotfix.
I was thinking of sending this card to my niece who'll be 17 soon, she lives in Holland, hence the tulip ! but do you think it's a bit 'old lady'??? Amy thinks she'll like it but I'm not convinced, I appreciate your HONEST opinion, I can always send a different 'trendy' one !

It's a public holiday here in Malta and we're having a tidying up day, well, Ray is :-) He's cleaning the yard ready for BBQ season :-) summer's almost here !!! yay
Gypsy is recovering from her op (to prevent more kittens !!) on my knee, I can't move otherwise she growls and bites me so thats why I'm not helping Ray !!!! :-)

bye for now ,,,,
Lorraine x

29 comments:

Sue said...

Cor well done you on all them challenges. Lovely card hun i think its fine for 17yr old, luv the tulip. Aww glad she recovering well, oh BBQ season my fav time of year, be having them at work soon, bought a lovely big one.sue.x

Beryl (bik59) said...

Great card Lorraine, and congrats on all the challenges
Beryl x

craft mad Jenny said...

this is really nice, and it's great to see what you're making with your SU stuff!!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Well Done on all the challenges you have combined. I posted out your candy this morning so should be with you soon.
Hazelxox

scrapnnMO said...

Gorgeous card!
♥Dawn♥

Crissi said...

beautiful card lorraine thanks for joining in with our challenges at Arty Girlz

crissi xx

Jacilynn said...

Gorgeous Lorraine.Beautiful coloring and great image. Your niece will probably love this. At 17 don't they consider themselves adults? lol
Have a great day!
Jacilynn

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, Thanks for playing along with a spoonfull of sugar this week, Hugs Debbie x

Artyjen said...

Heck! How many challenges did you say? Well done. I expect tulips are a frequent theme so sure it will be appreciated.

Artyjen said...

Heck! How many challenges did you say? Well done. I expect tulips are a frequent theme so sure it will be appreciated.

Liza said...

WOW Lorraine I thought I was doing well with a 4 in 1!!!!! Great card and I'm sure your niece will love it.

Liza x

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

wow a lovely card - thank you for joining us on abc i am sure she will love the card x

Riet said...

what a gorgeous card Lorraine,l love the image.

hugs Riet.x

Wendy said...

his is so pretty, i love the border edges, gret colours also

Michele said...

Fabulous card. Love the image and the pretty colours. Michele x

Jane Carroll said...

great job

thanks for joining us this week on ABC :)

hugs jane x

Jill said...

gorgeous card Lorraine I love the image, thanks for your lovely comments on my cards hugs Jill xx

Bev said...

So pretty and elegant. x

coldwaters2 said...

Love it Lorraine and to be able to enter it for all those challenges wow you are clever.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Lynn said...

Beautiful card! I love the tulip and i definitely think a 17 yr. old would appreciate it! Love how you managaed to get all those challenges in there!

crafting diva said...

Hi Lorraine thanks for joining in your have made a stunning card!!

Anesha said...

Hi Lorraine, it's a very elegant card and I am sure she will like it.
Enjoy your day, I am still painting my craft room!:-)
Builder should be turning up as well but we will see.
Take care
Anesha:-)

Becky said...

Brilliant card Lorraine, great take on the sketch! Had to laugh at the extravagance of all those gems lol!!
Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx
P.S I've already got 2 cats so won't take on your dog and cat at the mo lol!! :0)

Crafting Joanne said...

Well done on all the challenges Lorraine, lovely card, nice colours.

Joanne x

Cardmaking Galore said...

Lovely card and great stamping. BDW you know I would love to come to your lessons. Just let me know when you are planning one. I have already left a message with Nina. Might visit Gozo tomorrow!

Chrissie said...

Such a great card Lorraine, I think your niece will just love it and I don't think it's at all 'old lady'!
Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog, to be honest I just printed the picture off the CD as is, I didn't do anything else to it at all!
Thanks for joining in with Sketch and Stash again.

RubyMay said...

wow...well done on so many challenges !
...and well done on making such a wonderful card. I'm sure your neice will love it x

Julie Allain said...

WOW What a beautiful card Lorraine

Thank you so much for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenges, I will continue to visit your wonderful blog

Julie xx

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. I love that flower.
Thank you for joining in the Sketch and Stashand ABC challenges.
Hugs
Cathy xx