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Tuesday, 17 February 2009

ICSketches#3

Hi all... my apologies first of all for not managing to visit you all over the weekend as I had hoped to do... unfortunately sometimes life gets in the way and at the moment I have some 'stuff' going on and I have decided that it would be better if I take a break from blogging for a couple of weeks until I manage to sort everything out.

So that in mind this will be my last 'proper' post for a while... although I have sorted out some digi freebie kits and some mini card making kits for you to download if you want them and have postdated the posts so there will still be a few goodies for you to see and grab while I am away :D

Before I disappear I wanted to share this with you though.... I should have put it up last week but well...it just didn't happen. This was my card for Dawn's ICSketch#3 challenge there is another sketch up now so if you love sketches pop over and see all the gorgeous DT cards for some inspiration and maybe join in yourself.
Once again the paper and stamps I used are by Crafty Individuals I love this pretty lady 'with love' stamp and you just know I adore wings.
I created her 'tiara' with a corner stamp... cut out and mounted on a 3d pad with a little bit of bling added too and paper pieced her dress and wings.

The purple border is an elegant lace effect stamp and the bottom edging was created with a Fiskars border punch.
Thanks for looking and for continuing to visit and leaving me your lovely comments. I will be back as soon as I can and will look forward to it.
HUGE HUGS
Chris xxx

23 comments:

scrapnnMO said...

OH my words Chris it's absolutely beautiful. Love the distressing and vintage look you gave it! It's stunning hun! Thanks for playing along at ICS! ♥♥♥

Chriss Rollins said...

WONDERFUL, YOU DID A GREAT JOB AS ALWAYS.
tALK SOON XXX

CHRISS X

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow Chris this is wonderful.
Really colorful.
Fantastic work my friend.

Terrie B x said...

Oh Chris...This is `gorgeous` ..Dont you forget to come back chickie...
Lots a love:)~X~

Shashi Nayagam said...

You did a lovely job. Look forward to your posts soon

Karen said...

Fab card, hope we see you back again soon with your wonderful creations.

Karen x

Olena said...

Beautiful card!!! Love it! ~Olena~

Kristen Hermanny said...

We'll miss you, girlie! This is awesome. I love all the colors and layers and layers and the colors!
I hope you get your stuff taken care of. ♥♥♥
Lots of hugz to tide you over until your grand return.
xx

Kath said...

Hi Chris
Yes life has a knack of getting in the way...we look forward to having you back in bloggy land soon
Hugs Kath xxxx

sharon said...

oohhh this is lovely!, hope you get ya "stuff" sorted.xx

Fink said...

Wow! Great job!

kim-paperbabe said...

Gorgeous card so elegant and beautiful colours! Looking forward to having you back and a break is always a good idea!!! Hope it will help you sort your stuff, thanks for joining in the sketch, HuGs Kim x

Gez said...

WOW! Chris...what a stunning card. I love the colours & how you've made the edges curl. Her wings are fabby too. :D
You will be missed. Take good care.
Gez. XX

jonaks said...

yummy, so gorgeous. thanks for playing with us at ICS.

Pearl said...

this is so fabulous ! I just might lift some of your ideas !

Will be missing you on blogland my dear ! Hope all is well !

Karen said...

Gorgeous card as always sweetie....you take GOOD care of yourself XXXX

SuzyB said...

Gorgeous Chrissy :o)

Life does get in the way from time to time, but see you on the other side ok? Suz x

Dawn said...

Hiya chris

Aww this is so beautiful and dreamy!

Am gonna miss my bloggy bud- Come back soon!!

Hugs
Dawn
xxx
Hope you get everything you need sorted..

Tricia said...

WOWEE! Stunning work here! I so love the victorian look. I am so glad you play this week at ICSketches.

Anesha said...

Wonderful work. See you soon.

Emma said...

OMG Chris....really beautiful.
Hope to see you return very soon.
Take care, Emma x

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Oh Chris, I certainly hope everything is OK! Take care, and I hope to see you back to blogging, creating, and posting again very soon! HUGS!!

This card is wonderful! I love it!!

Take care!!

Pamela said...

Hope life isn't being to horrible to you. I love your cards and have left an award for you on my blog.

Hugs.