Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Papertake Weekly ,, Pale and Pretty Pastels

As you may know I have 7 cats and a dog ,,, we now have added a bird to our menagerie !! The smallest cat, Phoebe is a terrible hunter ,,, terrible in that she has caught several birds lately :-( She has a dingly collar on but she is just so fast !! Anyway, this morning there was a beautiful greenfinch hopping around my yard ,,,,, luckily we saw him before any of the cats !! He can't fly so I am now just going to the pet shop to buy a cage and food ,, and hopefully we can save this one until he is big enough to fly away safely. I will back later with photo's ,, at the moment he is in a cereal box,, poor thing !!
sad update ,,, the poor little thing didn't make it, I contacted the local birdlife rep yesterday and followed his advice ,, but sadly he died :-(

Anyway ,, it's now time for a new theme on the Papertake Weekly Challenge

PALE AND PRETTY PASTELS :-)

We are sponsored by Digital Delights so 3 fab digi images on offer this week :-)




For my card I followed the fab sketch on the Sketch Saturday Challenge. I used this very cute Penny Black Flowers for Mimi, coloured with Copics and inked the edges with a light turquoise pigment ink. The papers are from an Echo Park Springtime pad and layered with pale pink hammered card. The sentiment clip and flower are made using Crealies dies from Joanna Sheen . I used a Martha Stewart leaf punch and a Basic Grey button with a little ribbon bow and lots of Star Dust Stickles to finish Smile





Thanks for looking, our GD’s Ula and Meera and the DT have made some gorgeous cards for your inspiration :-)

Thanks for looking :-) I really appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-)

Challenges

Sketch Saturday ,,,,, Sketch

Penny Black Saturday ,,,, Fussy and Fancy

Cheerful Stamp Pad ,,,, Colour My World

Paper Sundaes ,,, Pop It Up

CES,,,,,, Embellish It

ECP ,,,,Pretty Pastel Colours

Crafts 4 Eternity ,,, Recipe, Flower/Ribbon/Bling

Charisma Cardz ,,,, Birthdays in Pink

PaperPlay ,,,, Sparkle Galore

Cooking it up with Katie ,, Recipe + for a child

Creative Card Crew ,,, Cute and Girly

Fab n Funky,,,, Make your own Blooms

A Spoonful of Sugar ,,,, Things with Wings



33 comments:

Fleur said...

Hi Lols, this is such a pretty card,
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Samantha said...

pretty in pastel pink! love it :)

Carissa said...

So sweet. I struggle with pastel solouring but you on the otherhand have done a beautiful job.
Carissa

Stamps and Paper said...

Just love the pastel colours on your card...and what a cute image too

Anne

Sharon Caudle said...

Hey ladybug!! Your card is gorgeous!!! Love that precious little image and you've colored her perfectly! Beautiful papers and that flower is so pretty! I love it all! :) Have a wonderful day!
hugs, Sharon

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww fabulous card, awesome colouring a beautiful image, pretty papers & embelies, aww hope the birdie will be ok, sue,x

Pops x said...

HI sweetie, this is just gorgeous this little image is so sweet, love the colours and little paper cilp big hugs love Pops x x x

My Scrap Diary said...

Hi Lorraine,
Thanks for popping over when you can to comment. Im a Simon Says Stamp challenge fan and I know it can get out of control. So I just wanted to say Thank You! :)
Ps. Very beautiful card. I like the soft look to it.
Jess Marin

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Aww.. hope the little birdy is OK. You remind me of Annabel. She wanted me to stop the car on the main road the other day, becasue she thought she saw a bunny 'limping'!! :-))
Really pretty, girly card. Sweet image and besutiful sparkle.
Caroline xxx

tilly said...

very pretty pastel card
Tilly

pinky said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
Pinky

Suzie McFloozy said...

O so pretty - I adore that paper x
Thanks for joining in with us at cooking it up with Katie this week x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Carolina said...

Very pretty and cute card. Thank you for cooking it up with Katie this week :-)

Mandy said...

Such a pretty card Lorraine.

having a {me} day said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. Love the soft delicate colours. keeley

Jennifer said...

Soooo cute! Lovely creation. Thanks for playing at CES challenges....hope you join us again! xx Jenny xx

Karin said...

Beautiful card so sweet.
Thanks for joining us on Easy Craft Projects. Hugs!

Card Crazy said...

Oh what a sweet card. Mimi is a real delight and your card is lovely.

Michele said...

very pretty! thank you for joining the "color my world" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

Cheryl said...

oh this is one gorgeous card hun,just beautiful hugs cheryl xxxx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card Lols.
luv
Debby

Donna said...

Ooooh lovely creation Lols and so beautifully embellished, the soft pastel colours are soooo pretty!
Thanks for joining in the fun with us at CES this week :)
Donna
oxoxo

Angie said...

Hi Lols cute card love the image she's so cute
Hugs Angie x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Really, really pretty Lols. Love the Penny Black image you used and your lovely soft colours - really beautiful.

Hugs,

Jo x

Lisa aka Myran said...

This is just the cutest card ever Lols! I love the image, so sweet!
Lisa xx

Julie M said...

Such a pretty card, Lorraine - I love the image, lovely pastel colours and that sparkly border.

Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)

michele said...

Beautiful card Lorraine! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x

jenny said...

Very pretty pastel card Lols!
Thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday :)

Jenny x

kath said...

such a sweet card lorraine......thanks for joining in the fun this week at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

Lisa M. said...

oohhhh now THAT is just darling! You pulled off the pastels so lovely! i don't do pastels very often, so I love seeing others creations! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes!
♥ Lisa M. PSDT

Milliesmarvels said...

This is gorgeous! I love it! Thanks for joining us for the CES Challenge!
Jane
x

Faye said...

Oh what a fab card. I love your Pop it Up element. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes this week. x

America said...

VERY PRETTY, beautiful coloring!!!!!