Sunday 8 April 2012

Shades of green card

It's week 62 now over at 'Less is More' and it's a
 colour challenge this week and they would like to see

                Three shades of green 
 I stamped a leafy/flowery swirl ( clear Inkadinkado)one,
 using Versacraft ink in (Emerald). Then I coloured some
 of the flowers using some more ink.I punched a few tiny
 butterflies using some vellum & coloured them with
 sponged DI ( Peeled paint).I added a tag stamped using
 Color Box( Evergreen) ink. A bit more sponging with DI
 again to add interest. I matted the main image on another
 layer edging that with the Evergreen ink again.. Another
 of my handmade flowers , some glamour dust & gems
 completed the card.
I hope you are all enjoying Easter ! We celebrated with
all our children and the new grandbabies yesterday, a great
 day had by all. I am in recovery today lol, so much food to
make, an egg hunt and two babies to all went by 
in a blurr !!! I will add a quick pic of the two babies which
I was dying to see together in my newly aquired cot :) Only
7 weeks apart in age and the youngest one is catching up fast,
although the eldest is so long now....he will be well over 6'
 they say.The youngest one has 'boxing gloves' on (as they
 call them)  as he keeps scratching himself.

Oh and after saying we would just buy two smallish eggs
for ourselves ( which we bought) OH surprised me with a
 HUGE egg complete with chocolates and another huge one
  & flowers from my children too. I deserved it apparantly lol !


Unknown said...

LOL I clicked myself off your blog without leaving you a comment .... I blame those two cutie pies in their cot

Card is wonderful as per usual, unfortunately the larger image wont load for me, love that shade of green and the rose xxx

Kathyk said...

This is simply delightful

Happy Easter


Rosemary said...

as is always the case, your card is gorgeous, viv!! happy Easter... enjoy those chocolate eggs and those two adorable grandbabies!!!

Chanray said...

lovely card with these shades of green!

Chrissie said...

Wonderful card as usual Viv.
It sounds as thought you had a tremendous Easter, how proud you must be having both your grandchildren to cuddle at the same time!
I'm sure you deserved all the goodies that were showered upon you! Superb!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Chris said...

Stunning card Viv love the piccie of the grandchildren sounds like you all had good fun. Chris xx

Viv said...

Great pic Viv! If they were made out of choccie you'd want to eat them!! LOL - great card as ever. x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous

Loli said...

Hola viv, thank you for your kind comment, i'm glad to see you in my blog every weeek, i'm so glad too you like my cards and my Faberge eggs collenction...well, in photos:D:D:D, thank you.
I think the mos beautiful think in your post, so sorry, is not your card:D is these little precious boys, and you think in give them a hug, my son have 7 years old but for me is my little boy.
But... your card is gorgeous, fantastic idea the flowers of vellum, i like work with vellum too:D, great job Viv as always.
You are a very valiant woman trying to write in spanish, MUY BIEN, BRAVO VIV!!!MUY VALIENTE.My english is very horrific, but i'm learning alone:D
An Easter hug from Palma and blessings for you and your family

GinaA said...

The swirl on your card is awesome, pleased you had a good Easter, two little ones are so lovely.

Shaz said...

Your grandchildren are adorable Viv. love your card, such a beautiful colour. xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi viv
Gorgeous card .... And those babies .... That is my first love ..... I look in every pram .... There is a lot in gib. You lucky think .... My grand children have all grown up .... My only grandson who is so gorgeous .. Is 24 tomorrow....
Hugs Sylvie xx
Enjoy !!!!

Sarah's Little Snippets said...

Two gorgeous babies Viv!
Your card is beautiful - very elegant :)
Enjoy your chocolate! Sarah x

Canonbury creations said...

Lovely card Viv but I scrolled past it very quickly to see the babies!! GORGEOUS :)I will miss Charlie when he goes home tomorrow but I have made the most of it this weekend!
Val x

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card Viv, and an adorable photograph of your grandbabies :o)
Jackie xx

Scrapmate said...

Beautiful card and fabulous babies.

Suze Bain said...

Lovely card Viv and your grandsons are just gorgeous! xx

Victoria said...

Aww what a fabulous photo of your grandchildren! Of course you deserved some lovely Easter chocolate! Always happy to meet another Lancastrian (although I am originally from the other side of the Pennines!) Marvellous card -the swirl really is terrific.

Wendy Fraser said...

gorgeous card and gorgeous babies! xx

Anne said...

Adorable grandchildren, such a lovely fresh card you made

Aileen said...

Gorgeous serene card and look at those cute babies! x

Mandi said...

Gorgeosu card Viv
Whata superb Easter you had, those babies are adorable!
Enjoy those precious cuddles

Thank you very much
"Less is More"

Heather T said...

Very sweet card and gorgeous babies.

Bonnie said...

This flourish with flowers is so pretty in the Spring green! The narrow black mat really makes it stand out. Great job!

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