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Friday, 29 July 2011


Morning all....................!

Well one more day at work...............then I am off for two whole weeks and I cannot back is a tad naughty lately so a much needed rest is in order. I am not going away this year...we are planning a big holiday next year cos' my daughter will be finishing school...then she will be off to Harrogate to join the Army and my son is hopefully going into the Royal Marines...Ooh it's gonna be a tough year...feels like I will be loosing both my babies, but I will be the proudest Mummy in the world :o)

Enough waffling....So onto my card...and there is a new challenge over at Totally Papercrafts...! The lovely and talented Anne has chosen a this weeks theme and it's...............BLING IT UP..!...

And our fabulous sponsor's for this challenge is....

and one lucky winner with receive...


with this fabulous prize


and here is my wee card...

Mimosa Waving ~ Bildmalarna

Close up of image

Close up of hearts


Side View

Items Used

Stamp ~ Bildmalarna
Papers ~ Nitwits " In the Meadow too"
Colouring medium ~ Promarkers, Chalks & Prisma Pencils
Border Punch ~ MS "Lace Hearts"
Gems ~ Stash
Card Blank ~ Craftwork Cards

Thank you for looking and all your lovely comments :o)

So don't forget to pop over to TPC...see my teamies gorgeous cards ans some wonderful inspiration too..

So that's all folks....hope you all have a lovely day...and there is a new challenge tomorrow over at Sweet Stampin....!

Catch ya laters..


Jules said...

Hi Vicky

.. .. .. and a beautiful "wee card" it is too!!!

Blingy hearts!! What could be better!!

Loving your cute image, sweet papers and your layout!!

Next year certainly does sound a big year .. .. but we won't think about that yet .. .. we will concentrate on your two weeks holiday that are coming up and all the lovely crafty makes you will be managing to create.

Love Jules xx

Claire x said...

Such a pretty card Sweetie! Lovely image and I love the layout too - really makes that image pop off the page. Hope you have a fabulous 2 weeks holiday .... well deserved and plenty of crafting time! Have a great day. Hugs, Claire x

Debs M said...

gorgeous, great lo x

Ciska said...

Lovely card Vicky, I really like the jaunty angles of the DP panels :)

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie totally gorgeous card & I absolutely love Bildmalarna they are becoming one of my fave stamps after Crafts & Me stamps of course lol. Love the papers.
Poor you for next year, wow I'm dreading my son moving out never mind the army or marines I would be beside my self lol....I'm a huge softy where the kids are.
You know you have a done a good job as a parent tho when you see them making the right choices & setting the goals they want to achieve & achieving them. You are a fabulous mummy shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx
Hope your back feels better soon hunni.

Chrissy said...

Always gorgeous Vicky...lovely papers and such a cute image.
WOW!! two babies in one year...that will be hard..but we will all be here to pick you will be fine...

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Vicky,adorable image of Mimosa and love the colours.
Wendy xx

Mary J said...

Just wonderful, Vicky! Love all of the little gems - perfectly placed!

Kristel said...

That is really a beautiful card Vicky! Love the color combination!!
Hugs Kristel

Sarah said...

Hi Vicky, another wonderful card! How do you keep doing it! I'm at the other end of the scale with school starting for my daughter in Sept - don't know what I'll do when she leaves! I'm sure you will be the proudest mum there is - best wishes. Sarah

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

So cute, Vicky and fab colouring.
Oh it will be a tough year for you next year - seeing your babies go out into the world. Great to know that they will be doing something they love though.
Caroline xxx

sandy's crafty bits said...

oh wow super card ... vicky ... love the little image and do you know what !! she is waving at me lol ... hope you have a great relaxing time off work ... and hope the weather stays nice for you ... love sandy xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Vicky :-) the image is adorable ,, love the papers and layout too :-)

Lols x x x

coops said...

gorgeous card vicky.the image is really sweet and stunning colours and design.i love the little blingy hearts ;D

xx coops xx

Amanda said...

lovely card and great colouring

Wishcraft said...

Such a pretty card Vicky :o) Gorgeous colours and sweet image, love your layout too. Lisa x

Rebekah said...

Aww Vicky what a completely adorable mimosa image and fab LO love it all, hope you have an enjoyable and crafty break! Hugs Rebekah xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Vicky, just been browsing your latest cards, they are all gorgeous. Not being a very good blogger at the mo. to busy with work etc.. Enjoy your holiday, I'm sure you will have lots of craft time. Sue x

Liz, said...

Hi, another gorgeous creation, enjoy you hols from work, looking forward to seeing loads more cards tho!

Liz x

petra,s cards said...

wauw vicky what a stunning card and lay out!!!
xx petra

Donna Mosley said...

A very sweet card Vicky, love the very cute image and pretty colours. Hope you have a lovely couple of weeks off and give your back a well deserved rest.

Donna x

Anita said...

Oh Vicky, this is absolutely gorgeous and I love your bling.

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous, fab layout and details gorgeous work, hugs Pops x x x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring, pretty papers & design, enjoy ya 2 weeks of, have lovely weekend, sue,x

Anonymous said...

So gorgeous Vicky! You make so many cards and yet the quality never lessens; you're an inspiration!!

Enjoy your 2 weeks off and rest your back.xx

Rosietoes said...

Sweet image and lovely card Vicky. Love your papers (again!) :)

Edna x

Have a restful, relaxing break.

Craftyanny said...

Absolutely love this one Vicky, great papers and layout. Love how you've got her sitting on the ground too with that little bit of shading, it works perfectly
Anne x

Amanda R said...

Hope your back gets better and you get to enjoy your time off. Lovely card, those heart shaped jewels are just gorgeous!

xGemmax said...

Absolutely gorgeous hunni...fabulous layout & a beautifully coloured image :D
hugs and xxx

Sue said...

Aww this is really sweet Vicky! Love the image and gorgeous papers! and the beautiful heart border is perfect!
It does leave a big gap when your children leave the nest! and two flying away at same time :-(( But it's good that you've got your Blog so we can all come visit you!! :-))
Only one more day and Holidays!!
Take Care
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Jess said...

Beautiful card! Love that border punch!

Sarpreet said...

hi there, this is gorgeous.

Cheryl said...

oh this is one beautiful card hun the colors image and detail are just stunning have a great 2 weeks off hun hugs cherylxxx


Hi Vicky
A gorgeous and beautiful card have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Cazza said...

Fabby card Vicky, she's so cuuuute sitting there waving! Loving the DP's and all the bling too!
Wahoo for holidays!! :o))

cardmaking bird said...

LOVE this card!! The image is fab and I love the mix of papers you've used. If you're not having a holiday, you can always come and visit me!!?? Mwah, Marie xx

Mel X said...

This is so very pretty Vicky. That image is so pretty.

Mel X