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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Swingin' The Blues

Hello lovely people I'm back with another little card to share with you today that I made a few weeks ago and didn't get around to posting.

But before I show you I have to tell you the exciting goings on at
LADYBUGS CRAFT INK
  Its a new release but with a fabulous twist!

Kerry has been working her little socks off to come up with two brand new characters and everyday a different member of the DT will be showcasing different images - so thats a new release everyday with prizes up for grabs everyday too!
That's right, the two images released each day will be won one by one lucky commenter EVERY DAY! for 2 weeks!
To keep up with the events check in at the LCI challenge blog each day, there you will find all the details and all the winners!
My turn is a little later in the week so keep checking back, here's a sneaky peak of whats in store from me!

Don't forget to visit LCI for todays release from the head Ladybug herself, Kerry

Now for my card. I made this a few weeks ago and never got around to posting it, and as I didn't have a card to post today I thought it was a good opportunity to put this up! Ideally I would have liked to post an LCI card but unfortunately I wasn't organised enough!
The image is of course LOTV and now I've actually used it 3 times! Shock horror it will be worn out at this rate! I've used my lovely favourite rolled roses die and the papers are Stampin' Up,  the ribbon, lace and butterfly were all from my stash. I'm trying to be much better at actually using my stash and not saving things!

Thank you for checking in with me today, I have Lisa (My Makes 'n' Me) and her partner Michael coming for supper tonight and I hope we'll sneak a bit of crafting in!
I've been busy at work this week getting ready for the start of a new summer season but I promise I'll find some time to visit everyone later this week

Love 'n' Hugs Laurie xx

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Lili's Little Fairies - Ribbon and Lace
Totally Papercrafts - My Favourite Things
C.R.A.F.T. - Inspired By A Song ( S( w) inging The Blues)
Allsorts - Say It With Flowers

37 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Laurie. What a fantastic card with that adorable image too. Gorgeous colours and lovely details. Have a wonderful evening.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Pami said...

Super card Laurie! Love the little roses! Have a fab time tonight with Lisa and Michael, say hi to them both for me! Pami x

brenda said...

Love the tone on tone Laurie, blues not a colour I use often but love it on your card.

Hope you have a good time with Lisa.

B x

Mary J said...

What a lovely card, Sally! Lots of embellishing for you and you've done it perfectly!

Mary J said...

Sorry, Laurie, I got you mixed up with Sally! That'll teach me to rush things! ;)

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is really beautiful hun, I love the papers, the flowers are gorgeous and the image is so adorable, love it
Lindsay xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is a really cute card - that image is adorable. Love your lace and pretty rolled blooms too.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Cheryl said...

oh Hun,this is just brilliant my favourite colours,too and your detail and layout just stunning Hun,
hope you will make it tomorrow Hun as would love to meet you,love hugs Cherylxxxxx

Christine L said...

Hi Hon.... You? Disorganised?? NEVER!! lol!

Love your fabbie LOTV card with it's lush lace.. funny, I've used an LOTV image today too! They are just sooooooo gorgeous aren't they?

Enjoy your evening with Lisa and Michael..

Hugs
Christine x

CW said...

Love the colors of this card and coloring on the stamp are perfect

Catherine said...

Fab card, love all the blues. Love the sneak peeks as well!!

Eskimo Frosting said...

Fabulous card Laurie.

Hugs
Jayne
x

clare brown said...

such a super cute card,goodluck at Charisma this week.

hugs Clare x

Claire said...

Beautiful card, love the deep blue colour tones and sweet image. Hugs, Claire x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Laurie! I love this LOTV image and you've coloured it beautifully! Stunning papers and embellishments! I love those rolled roses and the pearl stems and the lace - it's all perfect!! a really scrummy card!
Hope you and Lisa have a fun evening tonight!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Debs said...

Hello Laurie
Well this wee stamp must be worn out stamped up 3 times lol!!!
Gorgeous card in every detail as always my friend.
Hope you and Lisa have a fab crafty evening.
Wish I was there :o)
Debs xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Laurie...I have nominated you for a blog award.
Wendy xx Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts too.

Hazel said...

It's beautiful. I love this image and it looks great in dark blues. Hazel x

Kathleen said...

What a superb card, wonderful image and a great choice of colours, love it. Roses are fantastic, keep meaning to try but then forget.
Keep teasing Lisa about going to party's at her house and I have told her today, that after a few glasses of wine the other night, I decided to try oout her cricut and that I hoped it was under guarantee, lol.

Kath x

Rebekah said...

Such cute work Laurie adorable card hugs Rebekah xx

Gram's Treasures said...

Very elegant in those shades of blue! Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Charisma.

Chris x said...

Beautiful card, love it!
Thanks for joining us at Lilies Fairies this week.
Hugs
Chris x

Marjorie said...

This is so gorgeous hun, love the blue's, really must get me some of those lovely rolled roses! Gorgeous papers and image they look so sweet on that swing lol! Just wanted to also say I LOVE your Mothers Day card, never thought to look at Bugaboo, my Mum had six of us that sentiment would have been so appropriate lol!! Maybe next year!
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Pat said...

Wow this is gorgeous Laurie! Love the all blue. I love your flowers too.
I hope you are having a lovely week.
Hugs xx

Sarah said...

Hi Laurie, what a fab card! Love the blues and your rolled roses and spray are wonderful.

Another one (off a long list!) of LoTV fav images - it's so sweet isn't it!!

Sarah

Sue said...

Hi Laurie, absolutely love this card, adorable image, beautifully put together and a stunning colour:)

Sue
xx

Mrs.B said...

So glad you posted this one Laurie, Love the blue and white, so fresh, and of course a lovely LOTV image.
Avril xx

Kerry said...

Fabulicious Laurie...such a gorgeous shade of blue :-D Love the flowers and butterfly and the pearl thingamabob!! xx

kim edmonds said...

lovely project, thanks for entering this week over at c.r.a.f.t challenges x

Lisa Sumpter said...

This is a really sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Charisma this challenge.

Lisa xox

Carrie said...

Ohh I LOVE this!!

Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week!

Carrie xx

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card! Gorgeous papers, pretty details and I love this image too... think I've only used mine once or twice though ;o) Lisa x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Hi Laurie, just wanted to stop by and say it was a shame that you couldn't make it today but please do let us know if you are in area anytime, as it would be really great to meet up sometime soon. Hope you are well
Lindsay xx

Annie said...

a beautiful card and such pretty embellishments. thanks for joining us at Lili's Little Fairies and hope you will play along again next time. hugs, annie x

CraftyLoops said...

This is such a cute card Laurie, that wee image is so sweet. Lee x

Jo Channon said...

Hi Laurie,
Loving this design and the image, of course, is gorgeous. I love the denim colour scheme too.
Thankyou for entering into the Allsorts Challenge this week. God luck Jo xx

febe said...

Beautiful card in blue. Love the sweet image you have. :)

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