Tuesday, December 18, 2012

snowflakes and soup...

Good morning everyone are you all well?, there's a very nasty stomach bug going around and I hope you all manage to stay bug free over the holidays...I had a nice relaxing day yesterday so I'm much more chilled today and you will be happy to know rant free lol...I'm so sorry about the rant yesterday it isn't like me to get so angry as something like that but I hate bad manners and rudeness...a smile and a kind word costs nothing does it...oh and I made some of my 'world famous soup', our Daughter laughed when I said my Chicken and Vegetable soup was world famous but it is isn't it...people from all four corners have seen it on my blog so I'm just stretching the truth a little bit lol...I think Phil was quite shocked at how long it takes me to make it as hes usually at work but I'm off out today so wanted to get it done last night as everyone is coming to dinner, well I say everybody I mean my Dad, our Daughter and her other half, it takes me about 2-3 hours to prep all the veg and get it all cooked, get all the chicken cut up and add the finishing touches...Phil was going to sit with me in the kitchen and keep me company but he couldn't watch me using the huge razor sharp knife I use for chopping and watch the TV while I'm doing it, he said he was on edge, mind with how klutzy I am I can hardly blame him can you lol...anyway its finished is sssssooooooo tasty and I will get fresh crusty bread today for it...I love family meals together...right now onto my card for today which is using this fabulously cute stamp from Sugar Nellie, shes called Wish Upon A Star...shes out of stock atm but I'm sure she will be back in soon...I coloured her with my usual distress inks and glittered her up the fabulous papers are from my scraps box and I think they are from Craft Creations, they are perfect together aren't they and I love the candy cane striped one...I finished with a sentiment from my stash and a scattering of gorgeous floaty, glitzy snowflakes, I found these the other day when I was looking for ribbon and thought they matched this sweetie perfectly...the sketch is from Sketch Saturday and I'm also entering it for the Simon Says Stamp challenge (my favourite thing is my distress inks) and the Card Makin Mamas challenge too...right I'm off to get my lovely fresh crusty bread for dinner and post a few things...whatever your up to today have a brilliant one
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose
hair - punice stone
jacket - shabby shutters
shoes - shabby shutters, pumice stone, fired brick
skirt - weathered wood & shabby shutters merged
box and stars- weathered wood, fired brick, peeled paint
shading - pumice stone


Caroline said...

Mina this is gorgeous the image is adorable and the layout is beautiful. Caroline xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Mina this is gorgeous. Loving the soft colours and the bits of sparkle on her.
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debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cute card.

Chrissy said...

So adorable Mina, gorgeous wee image and beautiful soft colouring..love the papers with her and the design...fabulous.


Boxofcolours said...

Beautiful card Mina

Squirrel x said...

Awh she is such a cutie Mina, what a gorgeous card. And did you have to count your fingers after making the soup....? Hugs Sxx

Mojca said...

Waw this is just divine Mina. Such pretty image, I love it and the papers are just gorgeous. Hugs! Mojca

ellyscard creatief said...

Super super super card Mina.
Gorgeous coloured.
Gr Elly

Chris x said...

hI mIna
This is fabulous. Love how you mixed those papers.
Wishing you and your family a wonderful and blessed Christmas time.
Hugs Chris x

Mad Moose said...

Such a gorgeous card Mina. xx

krafty-kutz said...

beautiful mina xx
hope you have a lovely xmas hen xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

I was doing so well keeping up with your daily craftings and then I got behind. They are all lovely though Mina. This one is fabulously stripy. Hugs, Lesley

Juls said...

gorgeous!! Love the colour combo!! Hugs Juls

heidy said...

Love your gorgeous cute card Mina!!
XXX Heidy

Mau xx said...

Wonderful card Mina, Love that gorgeous paper and what a cute image.
Can you bring some of your soup over...now come on! you know the way very well :))
Hugs Mau xx

coops said...

so gorgeous mina.i love your fab design and really sweet image :D
your soup sounds so good :D

xx coops xx

Sarah J. Moerman said...

So pretty! Beautiful image and great coloring! Love the glitter too! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Susan Flynn said...

A beautiful card Mina! What a lovely image and gorgeous papers and love the touches of glitter. Thanks for sharing with us at Card Makin' Mamas Susan x

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