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Wednesday 11 June 2014

Time Flies!

Hi everyone,
Not a good day yesterday. It was the anniversary of losing my Dad, many years ago and also my sister, that passed away 3 years ago on the same date. I can't believe that it's 3 years. Time really does fly.
Thank you for all your lovely messages about my fall. My blogging buddies are so kind. I still have my wrist strapped in a support but at least the bruise is going a bit now. It's at the yellow and purple stage. Not the colours I would put together on a card! My body is also telling me that it has been bounced on bricks, as it aches all down my left side. Gosh I feel like a ninety year old!
I have a market to do on Saturday. Should be interesting!!
This card is using one of the latest fairies from Lili of the Valley, Time Flies. She is so pretty and lovely to colour. The sentiment stamp is also LOTV. It came free with a paper pad, with a magazine.
The background paper is from a 12" x 12" paper pad, from Forever Friends, that my lovely friend Sue bought me. There are some gorgeous papers in it and double sided too. The sort you stroke then close the pad!  

I used my usual Distress Inks to colour the image with. I also ran a DI pen around the die cut and then added some Stickles Star Dust on the edge. Stickles are also on her wings, Dandelion clock and clothes.
Kept this one simple but still find that hard to do. Sitting on your hands helps! A bit! I think!
Thank you for popping into my blog and your lovely comments. I will return the visit to your blog.
Carol S.xx


Chrissy said...

She is just precious Carol..fabulous colouring and love the beautiful papers..I stroke and smell papers and close the pads up to save them for something special.So glad to hear you are on the mend...take care.


vic said...

Oh carol I'm sorry anniversarys are always really hard :(
Your card is just absoutley beautiful the image is so nice and your colouring is beautiful :)
I'm glad your getting better
Hugs to you
Vic xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card, love the layout and sparkle. Hope that hand is soon better. Hugs xx

Carole said...

Beautiful card Carol...she is so cute. Hope the hand is healing.

aussie aNNie said...

Super card my friend...hope candy arrives to you soon.xx

Elise said...

Hi Carol .. my heart goes out to you .. and sending you the biggest of hugs. I'm so sorry to hear that you had such a rough day .. and I hope the sun is shining on you.

Your card is simply GORGEOUS .. I love these soft beautiful colors with that bit of sparkle on there .. perfect for making wishes. :)

I hope your hand will completely heal very soon as well.

Sending you loads of Hugs,

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

I'm sorry to hear about your difficult day, my thoughts are with you.
Your card is so beautiful, I love this pretty image (really wish I'd bought this one!). The paper is lovely too and I really like the beautiful little butterfly.

shampylou30 said...

Another gorgeous card. Love your layout and she is coloured beautifully xxxx

Sally Richardson said...

What a cute card.
Thanks for joining us at Bizzy Bec's monthly challenge

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol this card is so pretty I love it!
Hugs Lynsey x

Anne said...

It is hard to keep it simple Carol but I think you got the balance just right here - very pretty card. Glad to hear that your hand is feeling better, the sun is shining here too - have a lovely weekend.
Anne xx