Saturday, November 17, 2012

I so want that dress...

Good morning everyone are you having a fab weekend...anything nice planned?...we had loads of plans for this weekend we were going out to lunch then off to Belfast to the Christmas market opening then a visit with my Sister and her lovely family, all shot down in flames though as Phil's place have a massive audit starting on Monday and he has to work this weekend now...oh well it cant be helped can it so instead I'm off to a car boot sale with our beautiful Daughter and her other half never know what bargains you will pick up do you, I'm looking for some picture frames, different sizes and shapes, I have a feature for my hall wall in mind, I will show you if it works out...for the first time in a long long time I'm going to Phil's office works Christmas night out and I'm so so nervous, not about meeting everyone, I'm a friendly person I think and get on with most people, its what to I dress up because I'm always nervous I go overboard or do I go with trousers , high heeled boots and a nice top....aaaaarrrrgggghhhhh help...I asked Phil to ask some of the girls in the office what they were wearing but he refused saying he isn't going around asking everyone what they are wearing for it...I maintain they will know exactly why I'm asking don't you think so?...I can kinda see his point though, might come over just a tad creepy the dress this little beauty is wearing would be so wonderful to wear wouldn't it, so festive and feminine...although I don't have her legs lol...this is the beautiful Kraftin' Kimmie - Lola Lollipop and shes on sale for this weekend...all Kraftin' Kimmie and Magnolia stamps are a massive 20% off and there's a huge 15% off everything else across the whole store for this weekend at Bunny Zoe's Crafts so hop on over and pick up a massive bargain or two...I coloured Lola with distress inks and paper pieced her dress and bow with the same lush papers I used for the background and the cut out sentiment...they are from the Bazzill Basics 6x6" Multipack - Believe...I finished my card with some fabulous aged gingham ribbon, a piece of lace and a button to mimic her lollipop...the lush sketch is from Mojo Monday and I'm also entering it for the Lady Anne's Challenge and the Craft Punked challenge too...right I'm off to wrap up warm, I have a feeling I will need it at the car boot sale...whatever your up to today I hope you will be warm and cosy
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose
hair - frayed burlap
lollipop - frayed burlap, barn door
dress shading - pumice stone
tights - pumice stone, frayed burlap
shoes - barn door


Chrissy said...

Fabulous dress to paper piece Mina, she looks stunning, love her hair and dreamy papers...have a great weekend..go with trousers and heels...cant go wrong.


Sinikka said...

You should feel perfect in what you wear.......than you will look great.
Lovely card and the dress turned out perfect with the paper piecing
Have a great weekend
Hugs Sinikka

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Mina.
Gr Elly

tilly said...

super papers and such a sweetie, have a good hunt and find some treasure

Caroline said...

She is gorgeous Mina I love the dress. The layout and colours used are beautiful. Caroline xxx

Yvonne's cardcorner said...

Your card is so beautiful!
hugs Yvonne

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Mina. I love the image and gorgeous papers.

I hope you have a good day

Hugs Sue

kanda said...

Great card Mina. Love the colours and papers. Hope you pick up some bargains at the car boot sale and also hope you enjoy the office party xx

Lisa Jane said...

Fab card .. love the papers 0 and i agree her dress is gorgeous .. and not only want the dress.. but a waist that small lol
Lisa x

jo said...

Gorgeous card Mina and oh, to look like that in that dress would be wonderful.......not a chance in my case though lol! Have fun at the car boot sale!
Hugs Jo x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wear this dress! It's fab! I want it myself. I actually want the shoes too but I know I couldn't walk in them. It's a fab card, Mina. Love your Gingham ribbon. I think Phil should ask in the office. He doesn't have to ask everyone - just two ladies (preferably ones that are not 18!) Failing that, a good pair of black trousers and a fancy top has always worked for my dos (that reads doos by the way) in the past. Enjoy your now changed weekend, Mina. Hugs, Lesley

Jenny said...

Love your card. Fab colouring, love the dress :) Jen x

Astrid said...

You must were what you like, and then you feel good.
Your card is fabelous Mina.
Hugs Astrid

Desire Fourie said...

This is gorgeous and very creative. Love the colours and its a great design. Wishing you a wonderful creative weekend.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

My'scardcorner said...

Lovely card Mina know what you mean would be nice to know what the women are wearing but just go in something you are comfortable in not your pjs lol and you'll be fine.Hope you found some great bargains at the car boot ages since Ive been to one and I love them

Sonia said...

Gogeous papers and colors used^_^ Fabulous image perfect coloured^_^
You made a wonderful card my friend^_^
Big hug,

heidy said...

Love her paperpieced dress Mina!
Beautiful card!!
XXX Heidy

Mojca said...

Waw Mina this is super cute. I love the papers too. Hugs! Mojca

Danni said...

So pretty!!

Shazza said...

fabulous card, love the dress! Good luck at the do, wear what you will feel comfortable in. Have a lovely weekend too

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card.

Hugs Riet.xx

coops said...

so gorgeous the fab image and your papers are stunning :D
me i don`t do dresses so always go for the trousers and nice top, i think its what you feel most comfy in really :D

xx coops xx

Rufus said...

Wouldn't matter if you wore a burlap sack, Mina, they'll all love you anyway for who you are! Wear whatever you're comfortable in (other than your nightgown, lol) Bet there will be folks there in just about anything else! Enjoy yourself. Hope you had fun at the boot sale and found some goodies.

Lady Anne said...

Such a fabulous card you have created I love the soft and gentleness of it. Hope you enjoyed the Christmas market and your visit with your sister. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's. I hope we see you again.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

sassyb07 said...

great card, thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's
hugs, Valerie

scrappymo! said...

Wish I could wear a dress like that...what a stunner she is!
Gorgeous card

s4rah said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Craft Punked this week!

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