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Sunday, 11 January 2009

feeling blue or violet

well showing my card for a friend, using the challenge over on ABC ~ V is for violet ~love violet and purple colours so really enjoyed making this card (sorry bad photo again ~must be the bad light or my photography!! clicking on the pic may help!)
the large flower at the top opens to reveal a message. also over on cute card thursday the challenge this week is to use new crafting goodies that you received over xmas. well got this new magnolia stamp and two flower sizzix dies , from father xmas.
have used magnolia stamp stilige, inkadinkado word stamp, qickutz flourish, sizzix~friends phrase, scribble flower, jelly frame, layers flower dies, papermania paper, brads and gems from my stash.
well had a great weekend cleaning out cupboards and wardrobes ~hey some bags for the charity shop and loads for the tip!! hope to clear through the whole house over the next few weeks!! gosh it feels so good!! ~only thing is no time for crafting or blogging!!
so if i`m not around i will be up to my eyes in rubbish, wearing my marigolds!! byeeeeeeeeee xx


Macpurp said...

what a beautiful card!
I love the idea of the message under the flower!

am still clearing and throwing out here as well, i am finding stuff I forgot I had!

love tina


Hello Vanessa, this is such a gorgeous card hun. Im loving the new die cuts you got for christmas you have used them perfectly on this card. Glad you've had a good weekend, clearing out. Hugs Linda x

Deb said...

gorgeous card, so love the sentiment!
thank you for joining in the CCT challenge

Alison said...

This is fabulous, love it. Thanks for joining in the ABC challenge this week.

Cathy said...

What a wonderful card. Love the image, sentiment and great idea to have a message under the flower.
Hope you had a good weekend.
Thank you for joining in the ABC challenge this week.
Cathy xx

Vicki said...

Hiya Vanessa, What a lovely card with a fab sentiment and a great layout too.

Cor, you've got the hou*****k bug, isn't it a great feeling, knowing that all your cupboards are sorted though, when can you come and do mine...hehehe!!!! xx vicki xx

joey said...

Hi theres a little something on my blog for

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

It is fantastic love the idea of a mesage under the flower - i love the message used anyway - hope all is well with you - thank you for joining us on abc this week x

Donna said...

Hi Nessy, adorable card, i love that sentiment too. I too am having a spring/winter clean. stopped smoking today so trying to keep myself busy, how is it that once you start giving the house a good going over it looks messier than when you started lol. Happy cleaning. Donna x

Macpurp said...

have left a little something on my blog for you x

Cardmaking Galore said...

Lovely card! love the flower

Annie said...

fabulous card with your new Tilda and I love the purple/lilac colour scheme. hugs, annie x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Vanessa! Love the Tilda image and the lovely sentiment. The flower is fabulous! I have been having a clear out too :) Debbie x

Carolyn Bounds said...

Such a beautiful card!!! I love all the pretty shades of violet, and the sentiment is fabulous!!!


E.T said...

lovely card!

Jane Carroll said...


thanks for joining us this week on ABC

hugs jane x

Marcea said...

hi hun, gorgeous violet card!!!! Love it
Hope you have a great week

Bev said...

Fabby violet card Vanessa, love the big flower and the sentiment

hugs Bev x