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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Distressing Times @ Diva's

Hello again, it's my 3 in a row week and I'm back today with a DT project for
and I'm super excited about this one as I've been dying to colour up my Saturated Canary images for so long and I finally got the chance!
Team A are on duty today and this week we have had permission to get
DISTRESSED
Not that I need telling, in my everyday life it's a regular occurrence!

So here she is my very first SC image.... Hippielove
oooh those eyes....doncha just love them! 
Coloured with Copics and a touch of brown Prisma Pencil on her hair tips, the papers are Echo Park, the flowers WOC, the die cuts Magnolia and the ribbon is from Ladybugs Craft Ink.
I have to say distressing does not come easy to me, I think I have a touch of OCD as I like everything to be straight and precise lol.

We have a fabulous sponsor this week

All the details of this weeks challenge, the prize and some fabulous inspiration from the Diva's can be found on the main challenge page HERE

Thank you for popping by,
 I'll be back tomorrow with my MAWTT DT project
Love 'n' Hugs Laurie x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Saturated Canary - Use Twine
Papertake Weekly - Bingo (Gems, Die Cuts & Flowers)
Bunny Zoe's - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Love To Create - Anything Goes
Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
The Prairie Fairy - Distress It
Cute Card Thursday - Happy Birthday
My Mums Craft Shop - Let's Get Digital
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes


43 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Laurie. WOW, what a stunning creation. Love that image, so beautifully coloured. Your design is fabulous and the colours are so very striking. The embellishments are perfect. Absolutely stunning my friend, I love it. Hope you are ok.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh lol... you make me laugh... i think i am probably a natural at distressing ... i definitely don't have OCD !I drive people nuts with my untidyness.
Once again - i have seen this card in IRL and its fabarooni!
Lisa x

Crea Astrid said...

Wowwww, what a beauty. Lovely stamp and nice colors.

hugs Astrid.

Fluffles said...

What a great image and a brilliant card. Love all the details & the distressing, looks really good! Jx

Pami said...

Oh Laurie, LOVE this one!! Gorgeous image, love the colours and the cute heart! You can save it for my birthday if you like!! I am with you on the straight lines! I think I may be slightly OCD as well! Distressing distresses me!! P x

Cheryl said...

oh Hun this is just brilliant,love that image,which is coloured to perfection,and those colours are just lush,love that ribbon,and that heart perfect hugs Cherylxxx

brenda said...

Absolutely beautiful Laurie, the colours are so rich.

B x

Margreet said...

Stunning card Laurie....so much eye candy....I also want to thank you for entering FFF's distressing challenge!
xxx Margreet

sarah-Jane said...

Totally gorgeous card. I love the image and the embellishments are fab.
Sarah-Jane xx

Jacq said...

Hi Laurie,
Oh My Goodness this is just Absolutely Gorgeous!!!! Love the Saturated Canary image, the dps, the colour scheme is just gorgeous too. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured to perfection. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Debs said...

Gorgeous as always - I'm with you on the distressing and I KNOW I have OCD :o)
(and so do the rest of my family know it lol!!!)
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

cebelica said...

Gorgeous card!

Diane's Card Designs said...

Oh Laurie this is gorgeous and your colouring is wonderful. Love the colour combo and those flowers look beautiful. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
Diane xx

Christine L said...

Hi hon

Well your distressing worked out very well.... and you would never know you're not happy doing it! I love your card... that image is fabulous as is your colouring... and unfortunately I remember those hippy days!! That orange is soooooooo right for those days - I had my bedroom ceiling painted that colour!! hehe!
Hugs
Christine x

Dorcas said...

I love this! What a great job! I'm so glad you could join us at Bunny Zoe's this month. :)
Hugs,
Dorcas
ps) I have a stamp set I'm giving away at the end of the month if you'd like to check it out, its located at teh top of my sidebar. :)

Sue said...

Wow! she's gorgeous Laurie! your colouring is awesome!! I absolutely love the colours on this card - it's stunning! Beautiful papers and embellies - love the lush ribbon!! it's a corker of a card.
Your distressing is fab!! much better than my attempt yesterday which went in the bin! LOL
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Hugs Sue xx

Catherine said...

This is fab, love the colours you have used and all the little details...

Vicky said...

So beautiful Laurie...and great colours too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Mau xx said...

this is gorgeous Laurie, Love the colour choice and your distressing is fab, I am afraid I am rubbish at it :( These are such fab images too, and like you say her eyes are amazing, she certainly doesn't suffer with late nights does she!
Hugs Mau xx

Sarah said...

Hi Laurie, wonderful card - love the image, which is coloured perfectly, love the colour combo and the ribbon is perfect.

Doesn't look to me like you struggled with distressing!!

Sarah

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card and I love the new image but oh I am so with you on the distressing lol.
Kim xXx

Wendy said...

WOW! Laurie this is absolutely stunning, love everything about it.
Wendy xx

Kathleen said...

Oh Laurie this is absolutely gorgeous, love all the orange and the beautifully coloured image, the papers are stunning.
Oh Grandma, what great big eye's you've got, comes to mind (Little Red Riding Hood)
Don't think I've gone round the bend but I have had to follow you again as your post were not coming up on my dashboard.
Kath x

Judith said...

Oh this card is just gorge Laurie, the orange is just fab, I love SC girlies and yours is a real stunner, your colouring is perfect - love the way you've coloured her hair, I always think the hair can make or break your colouring - yours definately aint broke!! hugs Judith x

Mrs.B said...

Great card Laurie,and a beautifully 'distressed' Miss she is. Lovely color and embellishments.
Avril

Sally said...

Simply love it Laurie...great colouring and colour combo.
Hugs Sally xxx

Julie said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

Julie

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely stunning. Loving all the distressing and she is so funky.
Hugs
Desire

Pat said...

Wow stunning card Laurie! Love all your beautiful details and the image is gorgeous and beautifully coloured.
Hugs xx

Barbara said...

Fabulous card, so much to look at x

Loopylou. said...

squeeee laurie!! this is way too cute ans totally gorgeous!
Love it!
thank you for popping in and sharing it with us over on the saturated canary challenge blog
hugs Lou xx

Lori said...

Wow wow wow I love it, the colours, the die, the papers, just gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Prairie Fairy Fridays, we're happy to have you!

Crafty and Green said...

Beautifully Stunning!! Love Love Love your Card! Great Image & Wonderful Colors!! Thank you for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge & For sharing your talents with us!! Come back and join us again soon!!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Eskimo Frosting said...

Gorgeous card Laurie. You have coloured the image beautifully and I love that ribbon.

Hugs
Jayne
x

Jacki Randolph said...

Absolutely a stunning creation! Love everything about it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge.

Michele Roos said...

This is such a beautiful card. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Jenny said...

A beautiful card. The image is so cute and coloured perfectly. The papers are perfect as is the colour scheme.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.
Jenny

New Nanny said...

Lovely card Laurie. Thank you for entering the Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Hugs xx

Gemma said...

a fantastic creation! Thanks for joining in our Digital stamp challenge at My Mums Craft Shop this week! Gemma :)

Julie said...

Hello my lovely Laurie! love your card,the colour scheme is gorgeous! thanks for joining in with the Anything goes fun at Scrapbook Sisters. Hope to see you next week,Julie.x

Vicky said...

This is so gorgeous love your choice of image & your colouring is fabulous. Love the ribbon.

Thank you also for joining us girlies over at Saturated Canary Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Elaine said...

Laurie this is stunning Well done Hugs Elaine

Michele Roos said...

This is such a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us this month at Bunny Zoe Crafts Challenge. Hugs Michele x