Monday, November 25, 2013

a grey and pink christmas?...

Good morning everyone I hope your all well and had a fantastic weekend...what did you get up too, anything exciting...we didn't do a lot as my pain in the hip from falling has now turned into an ache in the bum lol...oh no does that mean I really have become a pain in the butt lol...isn't it strange that things break down when you really could do without the added expense, my phone finally gave up and went to phone heaven, mind it is 6 years old and cost me about £30 so I cant really complain can lovely Phil offered to buy me an early Christmas present though so I didn't even have to buy one it just me or does it not seem crazy spending hundreds of pounds on a phone when the Samsung one I got does everything I need anyway and it even has an mp3 and radio that's a bonus and was half price at £49...oooohhhh I do love a bargain don't you and its a fabulous phone too I love it...right now onto my card for today...have you seen this new set from Mo's Digital Pencil...this little cutie is from that Valerie in Winter set of 3 stamps...its such a great bargain and would be fantastic to paper piece but for this one I coloured her with distress inks and glittered the snow and her bobble on her hat with some Stickles Glitter Glue - Star Dust...I kept the colours really simple and teamed her up with a pad I have had for ages...the papers are from the Basic Grey 6x6 Little Black Dress paper pad I bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts but that was a couple of years ago so it wont be in stock now...I added a stunning two tone organza ribbon tied in a bow and a lovely checked button (well I had to sneak one in somewhere didn't I lol and finished with a rub on sentiment...the fab sketch is from the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge and I'm also entering it for the BasicGrey challenge and the ABC Christmas Challenge too...I need to get some crafting done today, well hopefully anyway so I'm having a craft room lock in...whatever your up to today I hope you stay nice and toasty ad warm wherever you are
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, spun sugar
hat, scarf & gloves - pumice stone, victorian velvet
coat - spun sugar, victorian velvet, pumice stone
dog - frayed burlap, antique linen, spun sugar
shading - pumice stone


mags said...

A lovely card Mina. Gorgeous image and coloured beautifully. Enjoy your crafty day.

debby4000 said...

Oh brilliant job with Valerie, love the colour combo.

cebelica said...

I'm sorry to hear you are still not feeling well. I hope the ache will go away soon!
I know whatyou mean about the crazy phone prices. It's great you got one at a reasonable price though.
YOur card is very beautiful. I like the non-traditional colours.
Hugs! xx

Hennie Kloppenburg said...

Beautiful card!

Anna Jasiolek said...

This is lovely, these colors go so well together. Hope your hip will be getting better! Thank you for your inspiration!

Nannieflash said...

Hi Mina, love that cute image and your card design is just fabulous, its definitely looks good with the out of the die cut. hugs Shirleyxxx

applejack cards by sue said...

Hiya Mina, I do hope you have a better, pain free week. Sorry you're really going through it, that sort of pain can be so draining. Loving your card, gorgeous image of course and I love your colouring and embellishments.

Heide said...

I Love everything about this card, such a cute image. Great color combo the image pops as well as the gorgeous bow. Always happy to see you join in on our sketch.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

christi said...

great job on this one. the stamp is adorable. had to do a double take to see who's on the end of the leash. ok u pain ... have you had it checked out? it's been sore a long time.

kanda said...

What a fabulous card Mina. Adorable image and I love the colours and design xx

Shazza said...

this is adorable x

Kathie said...

Hi Mina you card is just so adorable. I love this image and your wonderful colours and embellishements. This colour combo is a lovely change to the traditional colours. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

Mojca said...

Waaaaw! I love the pink bow on gray colours, it pops so beautifully!!! Hope you are keeping warm, here is really cold and windy. hugs! MOjca

Joanna said...

Oh snap ... that Mo image is so cute (she says opening a new window to Mo's shop to purchase!) I like the pink and grey coloring too. Thanks for sharing this with us over at SSW.

Helen said...

Wonderful card!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Jeannie said...

The pink and grey together is just beautiful and so is your card! Love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Irene said...

LOVE this card in greay and pink Mina, cute image and fabulous bow!!!!

xx Irene

coops said...

so gorgeous mina.fab design and image and i love your papers :D

xx coops xx

mulberry station said...

Precious!! Your card is gorgeous. I love how you have her coming of the card. Sooo cute! Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Sally Dube said...

So very SWEET!! Love the colors, the precious image and the gorgeous bow!!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you!!
Sally SSW-DT

Sharon Basel said...

Mina this is gorgeous! I love this darling stamp and how you positioned it a bit off the panel. Beautifully colored too with those pale pinks. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Hugs, Sharon SSW-DT

marilyn scott said...

What an amazing and beautiful creation! I sooo love the designs and the colors you choose. Wonderful work. Thumbs up for this Christmas greetings this holiday.

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