Tuesday 15 September 2009

Pretty Poppy

It's been a funny old day today. First hubby gets a tummy upset and spends most of the day either in bed or on the 'throne' and BJ, my youngest, has to stay off work as he has Man 'flu! I was supposed to be house sitting for him and my D-i-L while a new phone line was fitted, but as he's poorly, I wasn't needed. Good job too, as I've spent the day washing!
All seems to have quietened down though now, so I can now get my latest card on here.

I wanted to try out my new Sizzix texture plates and was just messing with some spare white card.
Before you know it, THIS was born! I hadn't inked that poppy stamp up in AGES!
It's by Dimension Fourth. I sponged the coloured areas on the card with Tim Holtz distress inks, Fired Brick and Spiced Marmalade.
I coloured the clear 'pearls' with Copics to match the colour scheme, such as it is.
That's all there was to it really. I hope you like it.
(Please leave me a comment if you do. I DO appreciate them all).

Back soon! Viv xx


cats whiskers said...

Oh Val this is such a charming card, so very elegant
Hugs Jacqui x

Jackie said...

Superb card Viv and you colouring is pwerfect. I wouldn't have thought of colouring jewels with Copics but I may now :o)
I hope the menfolk are much better now before they wear you out!
Jackie xx

Maria Therese said...

sweet card!

Beth Norman said...

So sorry to hear about the illness going around. I hope you stay well.

Your card is lovely. I really like poppies.

Natalie said...

Beautiful card Viv. x

Jodi Collins said...

How STUNNING Viv! LOVE the layout, colors and stamps you used! Hope your hubby gets over the "man flu" super fast!

thread-bare said...

OMG this is beautiful. I love the Sizzix texture you have created & the colours are stunning. Sorry to hear hubby has been poorly though. Nothing worse than a MAN being ill xx Clare x