My Lovely Friends

Tuesday, 26 October 2010


Good evening peeps hope you all wrapped up & toasty warm cus its blooming freezing oot there tonight brrrrr.
For the last 2-3 weeks cus I've not been too good with my health (I have kidney & bowel probs I'm in hospital for yukky tests next month....yukkkk) anyway hubby doesnt like me crafting in my hobbit when I'm not well he prefers me to clog up the living room & kitchen & be close to the family....aint he sweet!! The problem with this is while I enjoy being closer to the family my mojo does tend to struggle at time cus of limited space & not having all my goodies to get too used to a good thing really lol. Anyway I have took all of my craft stuff into my hobbit today to let our home breathe a big sigh of really does take over everywhere craft stuff does!!!! When I was dumping all my stuff I have decided to have a move around & reorganise things better.......hubby says I'm like Monica off Friends cus I like everything organised & in its own place with a name on everything.......if I can put a label on it I will.....there is even 1 on me lol....its my tattoo lol. I've been on all day but tonight I've took a well deserved break to make a card. There are a couple of challenges this was particularly made for.....Create 4 Fun has a sketch & KK's challenge is 2x2. So I've gone off the sketch & apart from the image it is all 2x2.....
Meet this lubbly-jubbly-cuddly-santy isn't he just adorable!!!  Of course he is from none other than KK Downloads I love their images they are soooo easy to colour, I cant wait for the new 1s to be released I've been over & brought the crimbo 1s.....on hubby's orders of course! I have made a circle easel card because the sketch is based on a circle card & as KK is 2x2 I thought well lets make it 2 layers, top & bottom.
The 2x2 list is as follows........
2 DP'S
2 of each colour flower
2 gold pearls
2 nestie shapes in 2 different colours.

The paper is My Minds Eye 'Holly Jolly' & its available at Crafty Emma's Store the sentiment came with the papers..... All the papers have been distressed & then heat embossed with white embossing powder to give the effect of snow tipped.....if that made sense lol. The 2 large brown curly mulberry flowers are also from Emma's Store.

Santie has been coloured with Promarkers & Prismacolor pencil blended with Sansador. The deep red & cream roses are from Wild Orchid & all the flowers have had Stardust Stickles added to them. Also Santa's fur on his coat & hat has had stickles added but it was hard to capture. The nestie's are my latest new 1s from Craft Obsessions & the beige/goldy coloured card is from Papermill Direct, I have just put in another order with them cus they had knocked a tenner off their box of card, I dont actually need any but it was a sale & I cant just turn my nose up at a sale.........I mean how totally rude...they had even sent me an e-mail telling me about the sale so I HAD TO oblige!!!!
Right now I have a new release image for you.........

This is 'Ronnie Says Cheers' & is only available here. The fabulous Sally-Ann from Digi Stamp Boutique very kindly donated this image to Emma to raise money in memory of her very dear dad who was tragically killed last September at work. The image costs just 1.50 & ALL proceeds go to Yorkshire Air Ambulance our unsung hero's in the sky who do a fantastic job every single day saving the lives of thousands of people but who soley rely on charitable contributions......PLEASE pop on over to Emma's & help to keep our hero's in the sky!!! Also pop over to Emma's blog she has some fabby-scrummy candy on offer, pic is on the side with the link.
Well I think thats it from me I'm in my hobbit tomorrow reorganising all of my stamps so you may not see me for a few days lol. I have organised my embossing folders & created a little something to make choosing what I want a little easier.......I will post a piccy tomorrow.......altho knowing my luck half of you prob already use this way to do yours, I do tend to be the last 1 catch on to things lmao.
Anyway thanks for stopping by & leaving your fabalicious comments. I am having a nightmare with Mr Blogger at the min I cant seem to follow any1 & its taking soooo long to load people's blogs up, I am on doing my rounds of commenting its just the journey is taking a wee little while longer.....

Goodnight all sweet dreams & take care & do bundle up its gonna get nippy.
Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Forget the sketch I read it wrong that was last week's challenge....oops lol, never mind its very rare I follow a sketch I normally just decide everything last minute on my cards lol.

Challenges I'm entering..... - Christmas Card with Flowers - Winter Wonderland (whats winter without santa)


Loopylou!! said...

oh that is so sweet vicky!!! love santa's cheeky little jolly face!! and the clouring is just awesome! hope you are feeling a bit better soon hun, mo and i have the lergy so we are slowly mooching around today!! hugsLou xxxxx

angelwhispers said...

Good morning Vicky!! You always brighten up my day with your posts they are so funny and sooooooo long!!! lol

Hope you are feeling ok and are not over doing things with the tidying of the craft area!!!

Your card is fabulous such lush colours and the most perfectly coloured image just love it!! Chanelle xxxx

Heidi said...

Hello Vicky!
He he he, yes the craft stuff is all over my house:) Even if I also have my own room for this...
You have made a wonderful card with Santa:)
Love your colouring!
Hugs, Heidi:)

Nancy said...

Wonderful card, Vicky:O) I just love round Easle cards, and this one is gorgeous. Love the layers and fab design, lovely work! Your colouring is beautiful!
Thank you for joining KKKG, good luck!
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Faye said...

Morning my darlin'! This is a fantastic card. I love how you've mixed the distressing with a funky, cool image. You totally rock and you and hubby's comments make me laugh! Have a great day, hope you're feeling a bit more spritely. Huge hugs. xxx

Doreen said...

Your card is fabulous Vicky I love all the added details you have put in. I do hope your tests go

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Vicky. Love the design of your card and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Anne said...

This is a beautiful and fun card, love it! :)


CraftyC said...

Another tidally gorgeous card Vicky, love these shaped easel cards and love the image on this to. My craftroom is the integral garage which is fin but when its cold, boy its cold so have to do my crafting on the dining room table. Already overtaken the sideboard out there. Well, gotta have backup LOL

coops said...

aw wow, this is fantastic vicky,love the santa, hes fab and stunning colours and amazing details as always hun.

xx coops xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Vicky,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

kaos said...

That is such a cute card - I love it!

Hope you do feel better really soon (and that the tests are not quite as yukki and go over well...)


Marley said...

Awesome easelcard!! I really love how you colored this Santa! Absolutly stunning with all the shading!! xMarley

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card :-) I love this image ,, so cute and the papers and colours you used are fab love the shape too ,,, great easel card :-)

thanks for joining us on the Stamp Something Digi Challenge :-)

Lols x x x

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card.Your colouring is beautifully done - such depth to your shading.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

tiggertastic said...

adore your colouring, fantastic layout and i can't get over how eye catching this make is.

Well done on the cuttlebug post above, that is thinking outside of the box, very clever and organised

Sarah-Louise, x

Donna said...

Awesome circle easel card, and your coloring of the image is outstanding, love all the flowers and your layout. Thanks for playing along with our KKKG challenge this week
Donna xx

Juanita said...

Gorgeous card, love your coloring, flowers and layout. Thanks for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy.