Tuesday 16 July 2013

Flowers and leaves card

Hi everyone, it's 'scorchio'( 27c still at 6pm) here again today
 Almost a disaster today, a car came out of a side road 
 and almost hit us side on. It stopped midway in our road in 
front of us.When we looked inside there was no driver !
 It had rolled down a slope into our path on a busyish road. We
 stopped the traffic and OH knocked on the door of a shop it was
 parked outside of. The driver came out swearing and no sign of
 a thankyou either.No damage to it luckily.
Anyway enough rambling !  Here is a quick post to show you 
a card I made for the 'LIM'  challenge this week. Details below........
ps. Our lovely new conservatory windows are in at last.We  just
 have to fix the guttering back etc. and do the inside shelf.
 Really pleased with them though.Now we have to replace one
 of the back conservatory ones and  a patio door.OH built them
 both front and back of our bungalow to conserve heat. Works
 like a dream too :).........not that we need it in this heat lol !
"For our 
One Layer Challenge 
this week we  would like to see cards which are 

 Card Recipe
Stamps  flower ( Rubbadubbadoo Flower Heads) an old one!
Penny Black sentiment (Gratitude)
Ink Momento Angel Pink & London Fog ( sentiment)
Flexmarkers ( for flowers and stems ( stems drawn freehand)
Dovecraft chalks ( used on stem area)
Liquid pearls ( centre of flowers)
Glamour dust ( on sentiment)
'LIM' ( see details above)
'In the Pink'   'Pink and Pearlie'


Chris said...

Hi Viv, long time lol. Your card is gorgeous as are all of them. Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog. Chris xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card Viv such a pretty design....


Marlou McAlees said...

very elegant!! love this card Viv ♥

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Viv, lucky escape from the runaway car! Cathy x

Sue said...

Oh my, that was a near miss with that car. Could have caused a nasty accident.
Your card is gorgeous, I love the design and the delicate colours are so pretty
hugs Sue xx

Helen J said...

Beautiful card, Viv.

Canonbury creations said...

Crumbs Viv what a lucky escape! Love your card, the chalked flower heads are so pretty:)
Val x

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful shape Viv, and those flowers are so beautiful!

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous, shaped card, so beautiful :o)
It's a shame there were no police about to witness a runaway car. The owner would have probably been booked!
Jackie xx

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Fabulous card, love the flowers and the sentiment.

As for the car, when will people learn to put their car in gear when parked to stop what could be dreadful consequences.

Chrissie said...

This is a really pretty one Viv, those blooms look so delicate!
Thanks as always!
"Less is More"

Sasha said...

Such a beautiful card, Viv. I love those pretty pink flowers forming your shape.
Glad to hear that you are safe after that scary runaway car incident xx

Jen Nelson said...

just stunning viv

Sorry for my late visit.
Thanks for joining us this week x
"Less Is More"

Christine L said...

A beautiful pink and pearlie creation Viv... love how you trimmed around the flowers for the top and side edge... makes it really special.

Thanks for sharing at In The Pink this time... good luck!

Christine x
PS - Sorry not been around blogland this week, have been really poorly with a nasty bug... hope normal service will resume soon!

Beccy said...

Your card is gorgeous Viv, I love how you have shaped the side where the flowers are. You did an amazing job colour them too, they are so soft and pretty.
I'm glad to hear you and hubby were okay after the car incident! It sure sounded scary and could have been so much worse if you hadn't been paying attention!

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