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Tuesday, 9 August 2011

STARGAZER LILY..........................

Morning all.....!

We had a lovely day yesterday...the weather was fantastic and the drive was pretty good too....considering we were using the M25...grrrr.....!
We had a good mooch around Oxford...and it's one of the prettiest places I have seen in a very long time....

So onto my card and I have used one of Ruth's gorgeous  flower images. I have just outlined the image with a Cool Grey Promarker, some Sakura clear gellyroll pen for highlights and a metal flower with twine...

This beautiful flower is going into the following challenges :-
Saturday Challenge # 146 ~ Black & White Only
Crazy 4 Challenge # C4C 99 ~ Shaped Cards
MAWTT # 110 ~ Shaped Cards

Stargazer Lili ~ Passion for Stamps

Close up of image

Close up of Sentiment

Close up of Metal Flower/ Bakers Twine

Side View

Items Used

Image ~ Stargazer Lili ~ Passion for Stamps
Papers ~ Pink Petticoat "Perfect Papers"
Colouring medium ~ Promarker Cool Grey 1 & Sakura clear Gellyroll pen
Sentiment ~ Pink Petticoat
Bakers Twine ~ Crafts-4-You
Metal Flower ~ Stash
Corner Rounder
Card Blank ~ Craftwork Cards

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

So that's all folks...and thank you for your lovely imput/comments on my pictures...and I think I stay!

So I'm off to have a play...a quieter day if I didn't get round to seeing you yesterday I will today..

Oh and before you is a quick piccie of me & Steve...So many of you thought Bexx looked like me...I thought George did...but what do you!

have a super day...


Claire x said...

Glad you had a fab day in Oxford hun - it's a lovely place. Card is just fantastic, love the image and layout and the monochrome look gives it such sophistication. Bexx looks like you! LOL. Have a great day. Hugs, Claire x

Ciska said...

Wow, this is a stunner Vicky! I really like the different shape, it's a great effort! :)

cebelica said...

I'm happy to hear you had a nice time in Oxford yesterday. :)
There's something about black and white card, isn't it? If nicely made they can look very elegant. Yours sure does. It's fabulous!
Oh, and I really like the picture of you and Steve. :)

Mary J said...

What a handsome couple!

I love your card - finished to perfection again!

Wishcraft said...

Aww lovely photo of you and Steve :o)

Your card is gorgeous! Great design and beautiful image. Lisa x

Pink Dandelion said...

Beautiful elegant card and a lovely photo. What a 'handsome' couple lol. Debs xx

Lisa Jane said...

what a pretty card - love the monochrome .. and what a fab photo..
Lisa x

Cheryl said...

oh glad you had a great time in oxford hun this is one stunning card really classy,love the layout too hugs cherylxx

Janette said...

Gorgeous card hun, very pretty...

I thought George did too.xx

Wendy said...

Stunning card Vicky,love it.
Wendy xx

Amanda R said...

Stunning card Vicky! I love the picture of you and your husband, always fun to see pictures of everyone and you make a lovely couple. Wish I had your gorgeous hair!

Sheila said...

OMG Your pic yesterday is just you two when you were a little younger - spooky! Gorgeous mono card hun, Sheila:)X

Ruth said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous in monochrome!
Lovely photo too! Ruth x

Chrissy said...

Such a lovely couple..I think both kids have features of you and some of Steve....that seems

Gorgeous card, very striking.


Kristel said...

That is a beautiful card Vicky!
Hugs Kristel

Lynn said...

Love the monochrome look and the metal flower adds just the right touch. Lovely photo of you both.

Hugs, Lynn x

Anna-Karin said...


This one was elegant and the shape was fun. Great as usually:)
Nice picture of you and Steve:)
Take care

McCrafty's Cards said...

A very elegent card, I like everything about it, and what a lovely picture.
Kevin xx

Aileen said...

Gorgeous in black and white. The lily is beautiful. x

Debbie said...

Hi Vicky...glad you had such a lovely day in Oxford. Beautiful card...very elegant...and Bexx definitely looks like you.
Hugs Debbie x

Feebsy said...

Your card is so stylish and elegant, I really like the original card layout too.

You and Steve make a lovely couple, I'm glad you had a good day out.


Sue said...

Hi hun
wow a totally stunning card,beautiful image, lovely design, luv the mono look, gorgeous piccie of you both,Bex does look like you,sue,x

Sue said...

Hi Vicky,
Ooh love this card! It looks fab in black and white. Great design and love the baker's twine and that gorgeous flower!
Glad you enjoyed Oxford, my daughter is going to Seminar there in week or so, she's been before and loves it!!
Love the gorgeous photo of you and Steve.
I think your son looks like his dad and Bexx like her mum :-)) but I'm sure there is bit of you both in them!!
Hugs Sue xx

Faye said...

Hun, you look ravishing in your picture! :) And this card is stunning. Chic and elegant. I love it. xxx

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning card Vicky!! Glad you had a good time in Oxford.

Bexx definitely looks more like you and George is his Dad. Lovely photo! xx

Teresa said...

Hi Vicky,
I love your beautiful Monochrome card, that flower is stunning...and Bexx looks like you but so does George (you both have the same chin!) Hugs, Teresa xx

Debs said...

WOW WOW WOW Vicky this is tyotally awesome! I love the shape and the B&W colour combo makes it so stylish.
Oxford is a lovely place and good to hear you had a lovely day.
Your photo is gorgeous too.
Enjoy the rest of the evening.
Debs xx

Anne-Marie said...

Your Card is just beautiful, it is so lovely.

I'm glad you liked Oxford, it's times that you forget where you live is beautiful. I suppose to much living in the centre you forget.


Anne-Marie x x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is fab i love the image and mono colours, gorgeous work hugs pops x x x

Shaz said...

Love this card Vicky. Simple but very effective and stylish. Must say.. you take a lovely photo. xx

Kathleen said...

Wow, was blown out by the card, just the type I really love, it is fabulous but just can't get over your photo, you look so young was it taken 20 years ago. Bex like you,son like Dad.

Kath x

coops said...

absolutely fantastic vicky.really classy and elegant :D
great photo of you and your hubby.your son is really like you and your daughter is more like her dad :D

xx coops xx

Wedgie said...

Oxford sounds lovely - I've been a couple of times, but always when I was working so haven't had the chance to have a proper mooch around. This card is gorgeous, I love the black and white colour combo. Wedgie xxx

Rebekah said...

What a stunning card Vicky so elegant and perfect and such an adorable piccie of you and steve what a good looking couple you are!! Hugs Rebekah xx

Amanda said...

Stunning card Vicky, lovely picture of you and your hubbie

Dora said...

Awww wow what a super beautiful card, and what a super gorgeous photo. You look lovely together :) xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Vicky, a very lovely pic of you & Steve, you make a very lovely couple. Love your stunning card, a fab shape and ooh! i adore the gorgeous metal flower.

Donna x

Jules said...

Hi Vicky

What a fantastic card. I love the layout very much!!

Fantastic photograph of you and hubby .. .. what a good looking family you all make.

Not sure who looks most like who ... but both of your children have your gorgeous eyes!!

Love Jules xx

Time-To-Share said...

Wow, look at you two - such a lovely couple! - very photogenic! Not sure who looks like who - not very good at that but a lovely family indeed. Stunning card too Vicky - simple but gorgeous. Glad you had a good day in Oxford. Luv Trish x

Jill said...

stunning card Vicky it's so elegant and your picture is gorgeous hugs Jill xx

xGemmax said...

Simply stunning card..just love it!!

You & Steve are a look a lovely couple..great photo!!
hugs and xxx