Saturday, 29 May 2010

A Card Without a Challenge

Hi there girls. Thank you for calling in to my blog. I appreciate your visit you have all been so good at staying with me although I haven't been producing a lot recently. Yesterday was a slightly better day healthwise although my energy levels sag easily. At least today I have a card to show you although it has not been made with any challenge in mind.
I have inked up Magnolia's "Sweet Tilda" and coloured her with my Copics. The papers are a Bazzil and S.E.I's "Juliette - Sweet Perfume", the flower is made using a Marian Studios die and the ribbon and other bits and pieces are from my stash.
I hope you like this card enough to leave a comment. You have no idea how much your comments mean to me. I love reading them and appreciate you taking the time to leave them.
I'll try to get round some blogs over the weekend although time might be a problem. My eldest son, John, and his wife, Sarah (Lil-paper-pixie), are arriving today for nearly a week with young Jonathan. I just hope I am not too much of a drag for them. I am looking forward to seeing them.
Please have a great holiday weekend and what ever you are doing stay safe and enjoy yourselves.
Hugs,

24 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Fiona. I love that image, she's one of my favourites. The DP is really pretty and I love that flower.

    Hope you enjoy the visit from your family without getting too tired! We're having a short visit to Catriona at Crieff. Have to come back on Sunday as we've both got work on Monday. Might manage 5 minutes in Stampaholics if I'm lucky!!

    Take care,

    Kat xx

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  2. Hi Fiona, BEAUTIFUL card!! Loving the colours and your details are always so stunning..

    Hope you get to feeling better soon and I do hope that you enjoy your visit with your family..
    big hugs and happy weekend to you, Janiel

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  3. awe, gorgeous card Fiona. I just love the ribbon it's perfect. :) Thanks for thinking of us & remember don't worry about blog hopping. :) Have fun with your family.xx

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  4. Gorgeous card hun - loving that dp! Very Oriental.
    Hope the family visit doesn't wear you out too much, kids are so full of energy. Have a great time hun.
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  5. Fiona its absolutely gorgeous, love the deep tones of the paper and how you have coloured Tilda. I am sure Sarah and John will be so glad to see you and you will definitely not be a drag! Enjoy the company, I am sure it will give you a lift.
    Pinky

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  6. Hi Fiona - i love the colour scheme , its gorgeous and the ribbon is beautiful. I hope you ahve a lovely time with your family.It will be so nice for you to spend time with them.As Pinky says above i am sure it will lift your spirit and take your mind off things.
    Have a wonderful time
    Lisa ;)

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  7. Fantastic card Fiona! Gorgeous DP and love the flower. Have a great weekend with your son and family, just enjoy their company. I will be returning home later today from a great week spent at my son and daughter-in-laws. Take care, hugs Christine x

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  8. Oh wow I love your flower, and it's a gorgeous creation. Please say hi to Sarah and Jon for me. Hope you have a great time with John and the family around you.
    Take care
    Tracy x

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  9. This is sooo adorable Fiona! I really love the way you popped a square of the same DP on it. Really effective and I love the colors. Enjoy the time with your family. I'm sure they'll just be so happy to see you. xxD

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  10. This is beautiful Fiona. The image and flower are lovely - but that bp is just fab-u-lous.
    Hugs
    Beryl xx

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  11. Your cards are as lovely as ever Fiona, I love the papers and the velvet ribbon is so indulgent!!
    I'm sure you will have a lovely time with your family, try not to over do things!! Take care,
    Angela x

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  12. Ohhh Fiona,what a beautiful card,i love your image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers and details.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  13. Hiya Fiona,glad you are on the mend,enjoy your time with the family.Card is lovely xx jo xx

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  14. I too love this sweet Tilda, she looks so pretty and your card, beautiful papers too. Hope your feeling ok. janex

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  15. What a beautiful card - love the colour combination and the Marianne flowers, it's all just beautiful! And quite nice to make a card that's outside a challenge LOL! Sorry to hear about your health problems, crafting is good therapy isn't it? - hope you have a good week with your daughter and family, maybe you'll get to do some crafting together? LOL! I have added your blog to my favourites list and will be back soon - thanks for sharing:-)

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  16. Beautiful card, love it. The DP is so pretty. Love sweet Tilda, great colouring. Have a wonderful week togheter with your family. Hugs :)

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  17. Hi Hon,

    So Lovely to have you back in blogland!! I have missed you and your gorgeous creations!!! Love the fab colours you have used, she is such a sweetie!!

    careful not to do too much! Thinking of you
    Hugs
    Juls

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  18. Hi Fiona!!
    Wow!! I just love your card hon!! The papers go so beautifully with the image, love it!!
    xx

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  19. Beautiful card Fiona, simply stunning.
    Berni
    x

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  20. Hi Fiona,

    I have just found your gorgeous blog through Lil-paper-pixie. I love her work and decided to pop by. I have joined as a follower and I will definately be back.

    I love Magnolia's and you have coloured her beautifully. The papers are gorgeous.

    Sorry you have not been well. I have alot of lung function tests because I suffer from chronic asthma - its such a pain, but I sort of know how you feel.

    Love,
    Kerry

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  21. Hi Fiona

    sorry you are so poorly...hope you will soon improve you always sound so cheery...Fab card..you are still making fab cards
    hugs
    Sylvie
    xxxxxxx gibraltar

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  22. Such a gorgeous card Fiona and I love how you've coloured in the sweet tilda. Hope you start to feel better soon. Hugs Michele x

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  23. Fabulous card Fiona,I love the colours and that beautiful ribbon. Sorry I haven't visited you recently been up to my eyes in Heating engineers, fitting a new Gas system. Now I have all the mess to clear up and decorating to start soon. I hope you are enjoying you visit from your Family. Keep well
    xx Vee

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  24. What a truly stunning card Fiona. You always do such beautiful work. Take care my friend. hugs xo Jackie

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Hugs,
Fiona x