Saturday, 12 February 2011

In the Wind!

Well it's a lovely day here today (for a change).. usually I am away playing on a Saturday but I have a problem with my shoulder/neck/arm (again) so no bowling for me until further notice I'm afraid.... and even more annoyingly is I KNOW I'm going to feel guilty for being in the craftie space when I should really be outside doing some more tidying in the garden (one of the downsides about trying to sell your house is you have a ridiculous notion that it has to look like it's in the pages of Ideal Home ALL the time... which is impossible... well it is for me anyway!!!)
But I promised myself I would spend today catching up on posts and looking at everyone's blogs, doing a wee bit of crafting ... oh and I HAVE to tidy the work desk (cos I ain't got any space
I treated myself to some new Lili of the Valley stamps. I know everyone rushed to buy them when they were released last month and I promised myself I would have the gorgeous Dandelion Clock if nothing else.... such good intentions.... several stamps later I finally added Dandelion cutie to the basket!
So here she is! She's coloured with a mixture of chalks and distress inks and some stickles. I have recently discovered 'Nitwit' designer papers - love them! Have used some from the 'In the Meadow' collection for this, the 'dream' text is from Inkadinkadoo and the lace, ribbon and flowers are from my stash. I discovered the sparkly blue flower charm in the embellie box and just HAD to put that on it too!
The LOTV  Challenge Blog had a fab sketch to follow this week!
Charizma Cards challenge is Mythical or Fantasy - and little fairy here has been entered!


Rose Petal said...

Hello Viv. This is such a beautiful and very delicate card. Love the colours and that cute image. So pretty. You take care of that arm sweetie. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Monica said...

So exquisite and charming to say the least... love the soft hues and the gentle tones. The flowers on the top left are extremely eye-catching.

I know what you mean by feeling guilty about being in the art room when we should be out doing some physical activity... I go through that a lot and I have to really motivate myself to go and exercise.

Daffodils keeps ringing in my mind. I will never forget you for reciting that unforgettable poem to me.

Have a pleasant weekend,


Meggymay said...

Ah, she is adorable, gorgeous card Viv.

CraftyC said...

Your card is beautiful Viv, love the colours and such a sweet stamp. Thanks for joining in this weeks LOTV Challenge!

Anne said...

She's lovely Viv! I have a long wish list for LOTV

Jennifer said...

Wow this is gorgeous. Love the colours xx Jenny xx

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous card. I hope your shoulder is soon better :o)
Jackie xx

coops said...

beautiful card viv.the image is adorable and i love the soft colours :D

xx coops xx

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Viv. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, love it.

Shar said...

Too adorable!

Vee said...

A really gorgeous creation. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week. Good Luck.
xx Vee

Lee said...

BEAUTIFUL.Love everything about it.xx