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Monday, 29 November 2010

Tilda with Peony

Good evening my lovelies, how are you all doing in this atrocious weather? Its absolutely awful up here & freezing with it!!
Today I was supposed to put the tree up but my days dont always go to plan, we have a black van with seats in the back & a ramp for my daughter & her wheelchair, anyway the windscreen wipers broke down today on it & wouldnt work so we had to get the RAC out to fix that luckily by 3 0'clock they were fixed without it having to be towed to Renault. We then had to rush through to Whitley Bay, not much of the rushing tho cus of the bad weather lol. We brought our eldest Ben a new car about 6 weeks ago, well a 2nd hand VW Bora we paid extra at the garage cus he added on a warranty...anyway as luck as it 2 weeks ago we had to go rescue him as his gearbox went. Now the warranty covered the gearbox so that was not a prob but it also then needed a new clutch & apparently the Bora's have a dual-mass flywheel which to preserve the life of the new gearbox should be replaced at the same time. Unfortunately this darn flywheel is the most expensive part of the car, my son is only an apprentice plumber so his wage is a bit crap at the mo to say the least. Then we find out we have to pay the full bill then the warranty pay us a week later, so today has been a very expensive day costing us over a grand, but at least we get half of it back in a weeks time. The thing is I've got go through all this again when my youngest reaches this age aaarrrrggggghhhh....kids are way too expensive they should come with a warning.....lol.
Anyway I've had a little sort out tonight & found a coloured image I had done months ago when I 1st started practising with Prisma's, so I followed the fab sketch on 'Just Magnolia' & here it is...
I so enjoyed making this card it made me feel all summery.....shame about the weather hitting my conservatory window brrrrr... This is Tilda with Peony. I'm gonna put the links on at the end & materials used & just whack the pics on cus there is a few. ...



Its actually a gatefold card this is the inside which I also decorated unfortunately I only took 1 pic & didnt realise it was poop...so sorry for the poop piccy lol!!

Materials used & Links...
All card used - Paper Mill
Flowers - Crafty Emma's
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Tilda - Sir Stampalot
Papers - Websters Pages
Gems from stash
MS Doily Lace deep edger punch
Beaded Ovals nestabilities
Just For You seniment inside from a Papermania 'Rose Garden' paper pad,
All paper & card has also had their edges inked with 'Victorian Velvet' distress ink.

Well thats it for me hope you are all wrapped up snug & warm, take care plz.
Thank you sooo much for all your kind comments you have been leaving they have meant soo much to me, thank you for popping in everyone, big huge hugs to you all.
Huggles Vicky xxx

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23 comments:

Doreen said...

I love your card Vicky, I'm sorry but your story's make me laugh sometimes it is not funny it is just the way you tell it. You should become a comedian you would make a fortune. I am so glad I have got past all of the children expenses now. They are all fending for themselves.xxx

denny said...

oh wow hun absoluterly adorable card hun this is so beautiful i thought i reckonised those papers love those webster pages ive got sum of those but dont ya just hate having to cut them lolol think ive found the shop on ebay for corners is it called rosie posies and are they fillegree corners do they stick on ok not to heavy for the card xxxxxxxxx

denny said...

aww ducky not a very good day hun i no it dont get any cheaper the older they get does it grrrrrr xxxxxxx

ellabella said...

Ohhh wow so sweet card. Love your coloring and all the cute details.
Janine

Loopylou. said...

oh vicky its beautiful. so sorry to hear about the super expensive day!!! more snow here today, mo is hoping for schol to be closed so he can play all day in the snow...he has his flu jab later though so that wont be so much fun!!!!!

CraftyC said...

Hiya Vicky, cold, cold cold. We woke to a couple of cm's. Long overdue and Zoe will be so excited when I wake her in a mo. Lovin your cute Tilda card.Forget about all the other folds, gatefold looks great to. Sorry to hear about your big spend. I had to replace Jessicas wardrobe for our hols and of course with my additions it cost me over £600, so I'm feeling your pain LOl
Enjoy the rest of your week.
Hugs
Clairexx

angelique (anlou) said...

oh my hun
this is so pretty sweetie
love the colors
my hubby is having ups and downs
but he's feeling oke
hugs angelique

Frea said...

Good morning Vicky, that is one lovely card you made there. Love the inside too in spite of the 'poop' pic LOL!! I had a terrible evening yesterday; my mother in law phoned early in the day to say she fell during the night and was waiting for the docter cause she couldn't move her arm. I asked how bad it was with pain and did it look bruised but she said it was alright, there was no bruising, she just couldn't use it well. So with all the snow here I didn't go over. Later that day her docter phoned me (5 o'clock in the afternoon grrrr) to tell me she probably broke her arm and I had to take her to the hospital. When I arrived I got the scare of my life, the arm was litterally black from the shoulder down to her elbow!! I felt terrible that I hadn't gone over earlier but she made it sound like nothing at all!! Anyway, she's still in the hospital now with her arm in a sling. The bones are separated completely and turned as well so she has to let the arm hang and let gravity do its work. They hope the bones will set themselves can you believe that?? But no matter what happens, she can't go home, because she can't fend for herself right now. We haven't told her that yet.... I do feel soooo guilty for not going over earlier, had I seen the arm I would have taken her into hospital straight away! Sorry for blabbing, I just needed to tell someone. Hugs, Frea

crafty amy said...

Yikes that is an expensive day! I hope you get it all back very soon.
This card hun is just stunning :D So cute asnd as always with you and Tilda just perfect colours and colouring teamed with the most perfect embelies.
Huge hugs

Amy xx

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KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous as usual Hun. Love everything about it. Your layout and colouring is always super. Sorry for your expensive day. The week can only get better.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

SusieLou said...

Absolutely STUNNING, huni! Gorgeous colours and colouring. Susie x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is so sweet. What a gorjuss image and your colouring is WOW. Glad that you got everything sorted. Hope you weather is not too bad today, Thanks for playing along on MAWTT Hazelxox

coops said...

wow!!! a truly beautiful card vicky.i love the tilda and really scrummy papers and embellies.i love the card shape too, i`m boring and tend to stick to square.lol.
thanks for your message hun, i will email you my addy :D

xx coops xx

angelwhispers said...

My goodness Vicky will we ever be free of paying for our children!!!! lol

Sorry your day didn't go as planned but made a fab story as always had me in stitches!!!!

Love the card such a beautiful design and a fabulous image!!

Take care!! Hope you are feeling well, love & hugs Chanelle xxx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Vicky.

Hugs Riet.x

Julie said...

Oh Yum, Vicky!! This is fabalicious!!! Gorgeous Tilda and your colouring is wow!!! My Harry has just cost us a £110 today because he left a 10p in his jean pockets and put them in the wash!! Juliexx

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhh, what an absolutely stunning card Vicky- just absloutely beautiful- you clever cookie :)

Hugz

Deb

Heidi said...

Wow Vicky, I just love this card!
Your colouring is fantastic:) Pretty papers and design.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Emma said...

So beautiful and totally stunning...
Hugs Emma x

kaylou said...

super gorgeous hun. love the papers and your image is beutiful,love the colours and all the flower details.
Hugs Kaylou xoxo

coldwaters2 said...

Blimey Vicky what rotten luck for your son, tell you what your son sounds as lucky as me, bless him. I do agree that kids are expensive, my son just doesn't know how lucky he is I keep telling him to go rent his own place and see how much everything would cost him...but no he prefers to stay here at home...lol. As for your card my love, it is absolutely dazzling, the card fold the colours, design embellishments and of course Tilda it thrills me to see this beauty.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Bev said...

Oh this is gorgeous! Love the style of the card and pretty colours. Thanks for joining us at JM this week x