Friday, 25 February 2011

Allsorts #91


Hi girls. Friday already - this week has just flown in and we are ready for another weekend. Where does the time go? Anyway, thank you for dropping in on my blog. I can only hope you like what you see.
Well this Saturday will be the last that Stampaholics in Perth will be open for business. As I said a few weeks ago Siobhan is having to close the shop for economic reasons. I will miss the shop but I will really miss Siobhan's encouragement and guidance. I wish her well in her new career operating the new scanning equipment in Perth Royal Infirmary.
I made this card for the Allsorts Challenge where the theme was "Inspired by Nature". I inked up House Mouse's "I give you my Heart" and coloured it using my Copics. the papers are digis from Bearly Mine Designs and I used Bazzil as a mount. I used a Martha Stewart double loop border punch for the bottom border. The ribbon was part of a bundle Tracy over at Country Mouse gave me for my Birthday last week. The flowers are by Wild Orchid and the pearls are from my stash.
I hope you like this card and that you might be able to find a minute to leave a comment letting me know what you think about it. Constructive criticism is always welcomed.
I hope that as you look toward the weekend you have a lot of good things planned. Above all stay safe and keep healthy.



24 comments:

  1. Oh this is GORGEOUS and your cluster of flowers look wonderful!!!
    HUgs xx

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  2. Another beautiful card Fiona. Have a wonderful weekend lovely lady. hugs xo Jackie

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  3. Such a cute image, and beautyful coloring:)
    The flowers are stunning!
    Have a lovely dag, Fiona:)
    Hugs Lill

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  4. wow ! thouse mouses are fabulous ! great coloring, fantastic card, you've made there.
    have a nice day,
    greetings, martina
    x

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  5. I am so sad to hear about your friends store closing down...there are so many doing so or doing it real tough ATM. I have to say you are very good at colouring with those copics Fiona, that card is divine especially with the addition of all those gorgeous flowers

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  6. always sad when craft shops close,sign of tough times.
    lovel your card, the HM image is joyous and your card design so very pretty. janex

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  7. love this image!! what an utterly stunning card!! gutted stampaholics is closing I was planning on visiting next wednesday! Hugs Juls

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous Fiona.... this is one of my fave ever HM stamps and you picked such gorgeous colours to work with it!
    Hugs Tara xx

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  9. Hi hun
    well ya no im gona luuuuvvvvvv this card, course the image is gorgeous, coloured to perfection, beautiful papers & embelies, hi William, have great weekend, sue,x

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  10. Gorgeous card!
    greetings
    Monique

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  11. Another stunning card Fiona. Love House Mouse. Have a great weekend. Kathleen x

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  12. I love these colours and that you matched the colouring with the flowers too!
    Shame about the shop, but it's good she got a job though.
    Have a great weekend hun!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  13. awww Fiona - those mice are so cute .But they would be in big trouble if they were picking petals off my tulips lol
    Lisa ;)

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  14. A lovely card. Wonderful colours and image.
    Wish you a nice weekend,
    Hugs Anna A

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  15. Hi Fiona, this is adorable, so sweet
    Thanks for joining my nature challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  16. Totally Adorable.... All your flowers are so pretty and you have beautiful coloring :)

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  17. Of course I love this creation, it's House Mouse. Really gorgeous fiona, your colouring is perfect, a very pretty design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  18. Such an adorable card Fiona. Love the design and the details also. Hope you're having a wonderful weekend. Hugs Michele x

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  19. Hi Fiona
    I love the card and your ideas are very inspiring. I just want to know what you do with all the lovely cards you girls make with the flowers on them, since they must be difficult to post, or do you make boxes too? I am really sorry to hear about the store in Perth - I used to live near Pitlochry and used the store when it first opened until I left in 2004. The internet is a fabulous tool, but sadly has been the demise of many small businesses I reckon. Happy crafting
    Carol x

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  20. Fabulous card, sweetie! Just a gorge image you have used :o) and all those flowers look beautiful together!
    Hugs Tab xxx

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  21. sad to hear about another LSS going under - the economy and the internet are doing them in...but sure miss the "hands on" teaching!
    love your card - adorable image...just finished drooling over all your gorgeous creations while I was away - so beautiful!!!
    now I need to rest up from the vacation LOL..back to work Monday!
    hope you are feeling wonderful
    hugs
    Linda

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  22. Beautiful card, love these little mice. Lovely colours and beautifully embellished.
    Kim xXx

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  23. So sweet and Springy! Love those little mice and of course, your beautiful coloring! xxD

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  24. Ohhh wowwww Fiona,What a wonderful cards,I love the images and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers and the details.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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Hugs,
Fiona x