Tuesday, October 29, 2013

watch out for yellow snow and ice...

Good morning everyone I hope the storms didn't cause too much damage or stress for whoever was affected...isn't it terrible about the people who lost their lives in the storm...things can be replaced or repaired but people cant, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to those families and loved ones...it was very very wet here but no storm thank goodness so we got off lucky I think...I'm taking the next few days off as we are having family problems here and I need to put all my efforts into my family for a few days but will be back Friday for a post...life just plods along doesn't it then something happens to knock you off your feet...so picking everyone up and dusting them off is called for I think...right now onto my card for today...you know what they say about avoiding yellow snow and ice don't you lol, but I couldn't resist using more summer papers for a Christmas card and yellow was the colour of choice...this beauty is from Sugar Nellie and is called Wish Upon A Star...shes the perfect Christmas fairy image don't you think...I coloured here with my distress inks and yep more and more glittered needed lol...I just cant resist lol...the glitter is Stickles Glitter Glue - Star Dust and the gorgeous papers I used are from the Kaisercraft - Elegance 6.5"x6.5" Paper Pad...lush colours isn't it, the glitter glue and papers are from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I punched some snowflakes with my massive Martha Stewart punch and finished my card with a yellow gingham ribbon bow...I made the sketch up as I went along but am entering it for the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge, My Creative Moments challenge and the Christmas Stampin' all Year Long Challenge too...things to do and people to see today so I need to get my war paint on, I don't put the bins out without it these days lol...whatever your up to today stay safe
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, spun sugar
hair - antique linen
jacket and shoes - pumice stone, scattered straw
skirt - pumice stone
gift box of stars - pumice stone, scattered straw, evergreen bough
snowflakes in hair - evergreen bough
shading - antique linen


ellyscard creatief said...

Lovely card Mina.
Nice colors.
Gr Elly

debby4000 said...

Oh this is sooo gorgeous.

Sammy said...

Absolutely divine Mina! Such gorgeous colours. I absolutely adore stardust stickles. It's my number one go-to for a bit of sparkle :-) x

Dotty Jo said...

Beautiful card Mina, she's adorable! Jo x PS Thankfully we missed the worse of the storm too but it is so sad that people lost their lives.

christi said...

gorgeous card. hope all goes well with the family. hugs from across the pond.

Sherri said...

Beautiful card, as always! It's impossible for you to create anything else. Saying a prayer that the problems will be smaller than they first appear & ones that can be fixed to everyone's satisfaction.

Sue said...

A beautiful card Mina.Hope your problems are soon fixed x

Heather said...

Wow! I have NEVER seen this color combo for Christmas before, but it is very pretty. A super cute image and I love the sparkle on her wings. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

So sweet
love it
hugs Tamara

mags said...

A beautiful card Mina. Lovely image and colours. Hope things go okay for you in the next few days.

caroline said...

Gorgeous card as always mina, so delicate, sweet image. We missed the storms got away with some heavy rain up here in north east uk. Hope things settle down soon
Caroline xx

Mojca said...

Just gorgeous papers and colours Mina. Hugs! MOjca

Nannieflash said...

Hi Mina, stunning card, I love how youve managed to get the colouring equal to your papers, the ribbon looks gorgeous to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Gorgeous Card and colors and a darling little Angel!
Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4funchallenges!
Have a great day!
Rachelle DT

Turtle In The Sand said...

She is a cutie. I gave up on the war paint and hair dye when I retired. If God likes me this way, who am I to change it. That is my excuse for laziness and I also avoid all mirrors now too. Good luck on the mending. Your card is a sweetie. Thanks for the wise warning about yellow snow. you are a very smart lady.

Barbara Greenberg said...

Love the colors and the bow and star in the color.
Great card.
Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4Fun challenges.

Barbara - DT

scrapsnsuch@gmail.com said...

Sparkly sweetness! What a wonderful combination of patterns - all perfect for the non-Christmas paper challenge at CSAYL! Great card :>)

Darnell said...

Beautiful card in nontraditional summer colors, Mina! I hope you got your family things all sorted out and things are back on an even keel. You described life perfectly! Hugs, Darnell

(I came over via Sammy and I talked about you on my blog today!)

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Hi Mina,

Congratulations, please check this link...

Thank you
Rachelle DT

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