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Sunday, 4 December 2011

Gingerbread Time

Good Morning and a very happy Sunday morning to you all. I'm afraid I've been AWOL again, this time I was wiped out with a migraine. It's the first I've had for about 10 years so at least they're not too frequent for me thank goodness.
I've not been able to craft for 5 days and I'm now so behind with my DT work! I was just getting ahead of myself nicely and I'd found the time to make another card just for fun, so at least I have something to post today.
You all know how much I love my Magnolia's! Since I've been blogging I've actually used some - they are not just for looking at now! This is Gingerbread Tilda, I think from a year or so ago. The die cut wreath is Memory Box again, the little wooden deer is from WOC along with the roses and the pearls, the gold baubles and leaf are from a Christmas decoration I dismantled and the sentiment is LOTV The lace is adhesive, I've had it for ages and never used it!

Right I'm off to catch up on all my blog visits and comments, so maybe I'll see you later!

Love 'n' Hugs Laurie

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Diva's By Design - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - C is for Christmas Candy
Sir Stampalot - Bingo Pearls Flowers Punch

28 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

Oh my Laurie ... this is gorgeous .. another card that would look just fabulous in my lounge as it matched my colour scheme!! Hint Hint lol
I love that little image and the cute little reindeer embellie
Hope you are feeling a lot better my friend
Lisa xx

brenda said...

Wow Laurie, this is just gorgeous and how fabulous it looks in the tone on tome colours.

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Stampalot Challenge, good luck an hope to see you again.

B x

Pami said...

This is beautiful Laurie, I love the layout and the colouring is fabulous. Glad you are feeling a bit better now. P x

Claire said...

Glad you are feeling better sweetie. This is a gorgeous card, love the colour combo and all of the elements. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is such a beautiful card, love those shades of brown, your colouring is fab and the embellishments you have used are gorgeous
Lindsay xx

Lynne K said...

This is so pretty! I love the colours. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

Lynne x

Debs said...

Oh Laurie sorry to hear you have not been well hun - I've missed you in blogland.
Gorgeous card - love the colours and the beautiful embellies and in particular that Memory Box die - it's stunning :o)
Thanks for the lovely comments left on my blog - I really appreciate them.
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

Pat said...

Oh migraines, i hate them! Lets hope it doesn't come back.
Your card is fabulous! so beautiful.
Have a great evening
Hugs xx

pinky said...

Laurie this is just stunning. Wow to the gorgeous colour!! The embellishments are beautifully tied in. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Jill said...

I love your Magnolia cads Laurie!
This one looks really beautiful in brown with all those fantastic embellishments! I have made the gingerbread dough (If this is wrong, it's google translators fault!) for baking with the kids tomorrow! Looking forward to that :)
That wooden dear are so beautiful and the same with the rest of it, perfect like you always do it!
Hope the migraine is gone and don't come back ever again, or at least stay away for ten more years!
Enjoy rest of your weekend!
Lots and lots of hugs,
Jill

Sue said...

WoWzer!! Laurie, you are back with gusto!! This is drop-dead gorgeous!!! Love Tilda and your colouring is beautiful. The paper and embellishments are just exquisite!!! Perfect and scrummy card!
Hope you have a great evening!
Hugs Sue xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
Wendy xx

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Oh wow! How gorgeous!!! Hugs! Leah Ann

Fleur said...

Gorgeous card Laurie, the browns all look perfect together
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Brenda Brown said...

This is gorgeous Laurie, just love the colours and design.
Hope your migraine has fully gone now and that you are back to your old self.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Franz♥ said...

Fantastic work, love the warm colors!

Thank you for playing with us at Deep Ocean this fortnight! Hugs, Franz.

Cheryl said...

oh hun first sorry you have not been well hope you are much better now,as for your card hun well wow wow this is just stunning hun your detail,and the colors you use are just fantastic,take care hun hugs cherylxxx

Christine L said...

HI Sweetie... just LOVE the brown colours you've used... makes it look so different but so lovely!
Awwww big hug for your migraine and am glad it's better.... I'm getting them frequently now and they're awful... but I get the eye problems first (flashing black & white lights), then the pain after... weird. I had one Saturday, and one yesterday...... YUCK!
Hugs
Christine x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable.
luv
Debby

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Oooooh Laurie - I like this a lot!! Love the rich chocolatey colours and the gorgeous embellishments. The Memory Box die is to die for (sorry about the pun)!

The migraine sounds dreadful - thank goodness they don't happen too often, and I hope you are now feeling much better.
Hugs, Sylvia xx

Rebekah said...

This is so beautiful Laurie! I love the chocolates and golds so warm and bold gorgeous work hugs rebekah xx

Jacq said...

Hi Laurie,
Oh WOW this is Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the Gorgeous Tilda image, the dps, the colour scheme is just scrumptious. Love the layout and the embellishments look fabulous. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Francesca said...

Stunning creation

Thanks for joining us for our bingo challenge at Sir Stampalot this month
and good luck !

Hugs
Francesca

Dena said...

Absolutely stunning! Everything placed perfectly and what gorgeous embellishments!!!! Great card!
Thanks for joining us at the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge this week!
Hugs, Dena

Lisa Jane said...

oops i forgot to say
Thanks for joining us at Diva's by Design this fortnight
Lisa x

Fluffles said...

What great colouring - lovely card, not surprised it made the top 5. Well done you, Jx

Tracy said...

I love your choice of image and the design and finishing touches, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Ruth said...

Beautiful card in lovely rich chocolate shades! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot, Ruth :)