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Wednesday, 21 December 2011


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

Well I have been up since the crack of dawn.....been to Asda's already to get the last of my bit's...just a couple of items Steve need to get on Friday when I'm at work...and that's it for another!

Anyway....onto my DT card for The Stamp Basket...and I have used a lovely stamp from Sarah Kay... I really love these pretty images...and I have teamed her up with some Nitwits and some gorgeous lace too....

and here she is....

Spring is Back ~ Sarah Kay ~ Stampavie

Close up of image

A compilation...

Side View

Items Used ~ From the Stamp Basket

Stamp ~ Stampavie "Sarah Kay"
Lace ~ Dovecraft flat white lace 2 1/4"
Stickles ~ Diamond
Card Blank ~ Craftwork cards


Colouring medium ~ Spectrum Noirs, Chalks & Pencils
Papers ~ Nitwits
all other items from stash

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

So don't forget there is a SALE going on over at The Stamp Basket too...!

So that's all from me today....must dash got loads to do...and fingers crossed I can get to have a wee play too....!

have a super day.....stay warm....and I'll catch ya all laters...


Chrissy said...

So feminine and pretty Vicky...beautiful card.


Jules said...

Hi Vicky

Well done on braving ASDA .. .. you must feel really pleased that is over!!!

Loving your card.

Gorgeous colours and layout and as always you have coloured your image perfectly.

Love it!!!

Love Jules xx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is just stunning, loving the soft colours, this is my fave ever stamp I love this card the very best, gorgeous work hugs pops x

Natali said...

Soooo Lovely!!!!

Catherine said...

Gorgeous card, love the flowers and butterflies...

Aileen said...

She suits the lace and flowers. Lovely soft card. Merry Christmas x

Debs M said...

this is gorgeous x

Anonymous said...

Just gorgeous Vicky!
I do my shopping online with asda, i avoid the shops around christmas!
Hugs xx

Sue said...

Aww this is SO beautiful Vicky! I love the image and your colouring is awesome! Gorgeous papers and bellies! Love the ribbon and those sweet butterflies - it's a stunner!
Glad you've got most of your shopping done. Tesco has just brought most of our big shop. Just a few bits to get on Friday like you.
Hope your day goes ok!
Hugs Sue xx

Juls said...

so adorable and pretty!!! Love it!!! Hugs Juls

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful card Vicky, I love the SK images, remind me of my childhood! :) I love the vintage style colours and the ribbon is perfect :)

Susan Flynn said...

Gorgeous pretty card Vicky makes you think spring is round the corner lol xx

Jacq said...

Hi Vicky,
Absolutely Gorgeous Card!!! SO nice to see something other than a Christmas Card LOL. Love the beautiful image, the dps, the colour scheme is so pretty. Love the layout and the embellishments look fabulous. Coloured to perfection as always.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Flowergirl said...

Such a beautiful card, so pretty x
Happy Christmas
Wendy x

sallysbitz said...

Gorgeous card Vicky x

Love Nitwits papers. Can I ask .... what paper do you use to print on.
I normally use plain copier paper.

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year x

hugs sally x

Rosietoes said...

Gorgeous card Vicky.

I hope you have a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Edna x :)

Michelle Short said...

Thanks for your lovely comment hun. Love your card, gorgeous colours and love the stamp. Those butterflies are so pretty too.

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Michelle xxx

Betka said...

Stunning layout and design - I love it! Wishing you a merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Betka :)

Dotty Jo said...

I love the idea that Spring isn't too far away! Gorgeous card, Jo x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Vicky, I love this very pretty card hun. The image is so adorable and the papers are so gorgeous. Just got to get milk and stuff on Saturday then we're done shopping. :o) Hope you managed to have a play, you deserve it after braving the Asda.

Donna x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie loving this totally sweet & pretty card. I love SK as well but always forget about her which is such a shame cus she is just so adorable....this one is one of my faves hun.
Hope you manage have a play today.

Sooooo excited to be on the same team as you in the new year, I cant wait shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Fabulous creation. Love the image n the shape of the card too.


nessy said...

oh vicky what a pretty card ~ gorgeous image and love the flowers and lace!!
have a wonderful christmas time!
vanessa xx

The Stamp Basket said...

Gorgeous image and so beautifully coloured! Hugs, Janet xx

The Stamp Basket said...

Gorgeous image and so beautifully coloured! Hugs, Janet xx

Janette said...

Oh so pretty Vicky, I just LOVE this SK image, it is just timeless.....

Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and best wishes for the coming year.xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Vicky, I like the image, the ribbon and the butterflies.
Kevin xx

maxine said...

Beautiful card Vicky x

Lana said...

Beautiful card Vicky and I hope you also have a wonderful Christmas and a fab 2012 xoxox

Teresa said...

Hi Vicky,
Oooh! I do love a Sarah Kay, she is a beauty and I love that ribbion and how i matches your papers and taht swirl so perfectly...a great card! Hope you had a lovely day, Big Hugs, Teresa xx

Cazza said...

Oh WOW Vicky, this is absolutely beautiful! Gorgeous DP's and embellies and image too, a stunning card honey!
Wish I was a tiny bit as organised as you, oh well, maybe next year!...

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card Vicky - I was at Asda this morning too, less stressful than I expected, still glad it's over though lol!
Wishing you and yours a very happy Christmas and New Year.

Love Vicky xxx

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Vicky. I love that sweet image and the DP is really pretty too.

Have a lovely Christmas.

Kat xx

Claire said...

This is a really sweet card with pretty papers and detail. Hugs, Claire x

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fabulous card, love the sweet image and so pretty papers. Great swirl and flower detail and love the lace and ribbon.
Lyndsey xx

Anonymous said...

A really beautiful card Vicky, love the image and colours!
Helen x

Debbie said...

Hi Vicky. What a pretty card. I love the colours and the lovely layout and image. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas hun.
Debbie xx


Hi Vicky! I LOVE your blog! You have so many fabulous things on it. Your art, number one, is absolutely fantastic! I love your is bold and beautiful. The blog is alive and fun and fresh and exciting to read and look at. I love how you write your posts. It's been my joy to be here. And ty for your kind comment! Loving and hopeful spirited dreams for your holiday season. Samara.

Amanda R said...

This is so pretty and delicate Vicky. I just love the soft colors and the layout. Sorry I haven't been around much, just so busy right now. Hope you have a great holiday!

Kathleen said...

Hi Vicky, sorry not been to visit much lately, like everybody else I am running around like a headless chicken, plus its a difficult time for me.
Love this card, this has to be one of my all time fav sarah kay stamps, shes just gorgeous. I love the colours that you have used.
Wishing you a very merry christmas and a happy and healthy new year.
Lots of love Kat xx

jason @ Gold Work Embroidery said...

That's a really special card! Beautiful and graceful!

Have a good Christmas, and try and spoil your hubby. He sounds a gem!

Dora said...

This is stunning Vicky, love the Sarah Kay image, reminds me of when I was a young girl and used to collect the stickers to stick on the album :) Wishing you too a happy Christmas and a lovely new Year xx

Mary J said...

Just adorable Vicky! Totally love the embellishing and the lace!

Denise and Louise said...

Another beauty Vicky - love those little butterflies and flower.
Denise xx

coops said...

so beautiful vicky.gorgeous pretty papers and image and i love your colours :D

xx coops xx

Alessandra said...

Hi Vicky, what a lovely card, I adore all Sarah Kay images, but I think they are pretty difficult to colour... but it's no challenge for you ;o) though!
Lovely work...and I read the great news over at your new teamies blogs...congrats!
Sorry, I promise to be around more after these crazy days!
Have a wonderful christmas, Sweetie!
Big hug, Alessandra

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Vicky, gorgeous image and such pretty colours.
Wendy xx