Wednesday, September 05, 2012

a guilty sorta day...

Good morning everyone, I hope your all well and enjoying all the kids getting back to school...more crafting time for all you Mums with schoolkids, I used to love it when our Daughter was on school holidays because she was an only child we spent the whole summer on days out, sitting watching movies together playing in the garden, I felt like it was one long summer holiday for me too...I was always the most tearful one when she had to go back after her break...I had a really quiet day yesterday, a little bit of crafting, cooked dinner ready for later and then out with my lovely Dad to the chiropodist and then for a coffee, no work done on the house at all now why do I always feel so guilty for those sort of days...there is loads and loads and loads to do, not to mention holiday clothes to get ready so maybe that's why and omg my Nieces 100 table menus for her wedding aaaarrrrggggghhhhhhh panic...oh well I can catch up with some of it today I'm sure, well that's the plan anyway lol...right now onto my card for today which is for our new challenge at Crafts & Me Challenges, I'm the host this time and I chose the theme of Add a Flower, so whatever you fancy as long as its got at least one flower on it...I used the amazing Sharla by Hannah Lynn for my card, I don't think shes released yet as shes brand new but it wont be long...I coloured her with distress inks and teamed her up with these lush papers from the Prima 6x6" Paper Pad - Tea-Thyme I bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...the fantastic ribbon I used is wired and I found it all scrunched up in the bottom of a box, I love finding forgotten surprises like that don't you...I finished with a lush Prima flower and a sentiment zipper pull...I'm entering this for the Use It Tuesday Challenge, Crafty Catz Weekly challenge and the Papertake Weekly challenge too...I'm locking all the doors and windows and not even venturing outside until I have at least 3 jobs ticked off my huge list today...whatever your up to don't feel guilty about it and when you have the time pop on over to the Crafts & Me challenge blog to see the amazing creations of the rest of our fab digi team
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, faryed burlap, tattered rose
hair - frayed burlap
outfit - tattered rose, spun sugar, victorian velvet
hair decoration - spun sugar, tattered rose shabby shutter, crushed olive


Jackie said...

You have to have a day off now and again Mina so don't feel guilty LOL.
Love your beautiful card :o)
Jackie xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Mina. I LOVE the image and the colours are so beautiful.

I hope you have a good day
Hugs Sue

Desire Fourie said...

Mina this is so beautifully designed and the colours and embellishments work so well together. Wishing you a fab Wednesday.
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My'scardcorner said...

This is so pretty Mina great image and the background papers and flower go perfectly.

Chrissy said...

I suppose that evil spider gave you so much stress the other day, you couldn't work! Mina.[wink]
Fabulous card, I love the papers and the bow with the flower is beautiful.Gorgeous image and colouring..


rachel said...

stunning card Mina - love that image xx

Mad Moose said...

great card, don't worry about a guilty day, I always find i'm more productive in the days after - having taken a break

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

coops said...

so beautiful mina.she is stunning and i love your pretty floral paper and colours :D

xx coops xx

Mojca said...

Waw beuatiful card ans so love the image and your beautiful colouring. Hope you catch up with you plans.Hugs! Mojca

caroline said...

oh Mina this card is wow beautiful, just love the colours and how you have coloured her.
hope you catch up with jobs, and getting ready for holiday.

caroline xxx

Denise and Louise said...

Beautiful card Mina - such a gorgeous image and I love that flower.
Denise xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Mina, gorgeous image.
Wendy xx

Sue said...

Stunning card Mina, love your image.
You cant work all the time,time off helps in the end.
Hugs Sue xx

Kreativmonster said...

Really beautifull, Mina, and I love the colours!
Big Hugs

Kara Lynne said...

Gorgeous card, Mina! Some days just need to be like that. It'll all get done, so no guilt needed.

Frea said...

Hi Mina, wow your card looks stunning! Love the image and the soft pastels. Hugs Frea

kbrandy4 said...

So gorgeous Mina, love the soft colouring of the image and beautiful flower and ribbon!!
Hazel xx

ChrisAndCat said...

This is so pretty.

Sonia said...

Fabulous card Mina:) Gorgeous image and Prima papers used:)

crafty-stamper said...

beautiful card an gorgeous papers
carol x

Linda said...

Stunning coloring as usual. Love it.

jules said...

wow stunning Mina!! love how you coloured her!

Joan Macdonald said...

I'm loving that backing paper its gorgeous the image is beautifully coloured

Joan x

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