Thursday, 27 June 2013

In The Pink - Things with Wings...



Hi Bestest Blogging Buddies..

It's been another mad rush week...  we had a few days away last week (down to the Isle of Wight to see lots of friends and then to Dorset to see Barry's grandsons - we had a lovely time)...  so I've spent this week catching up with what I should have been doing then! (does that sound Irish?  follow if you can!)

Anyway - it's time for another challenge at In The Pink - this time the theme is PINK WITH WINGS - easy for me you would think as I have sooooooooo many fairy stamps and images..... and then I had to choose...... hmmmmmm....  I don't do decisions... so it took me some time!  Anyway... I decided to use a Lili of the Valley image - as I always love these little cuties!

Materials used:
Image - LOTV - Fairy with Dove
Colouring - Promarkers and Copics
DP - Pink Dotty - Crafter's Companion
Square Doily from stash
Flower Die - Cheery Lyn Miniature Rose 
Ribbon, glitter, gems from stash

I had a bit of an accident while we were away - believe it or not, in the soft play centre we took the grand-kiddies to - I tripped over a pair of shoes... turned my ankle and went headlong forward - thought I'd righted myself half way (you know the feeling?), but hadn't.... so went (log like) full length on the floor!  I have a really nasty bruised leg (good for some sympathy?), and a VERY bruised pride!!  But it could have been worse - there was a metal girder about 2 inches away from where I fell.... if I'd have head butted that, it would have split my head open!  Barry scooped me up quickly and got me out of the limelight fast... I was becoming an instant attraction - Nanny Christine on the floor!

Now - quickly - I'd like to share a couple of pics.  The first is of a fabulous rose I found in my garden this week.. (you may have already seen it on Facebook - but Jackie - this is for you!)..


And the second couple of photos are of the grandsons I mentioned above...



Cuties aren't they?  But then again... I'm a little biased!

Big hugs and Happy Crafting..
Christine xx





13 comments:

  1. They really are cuties, Christine! And your card is gorgeous - super sweet in the pink again!

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  2. Such a gorgeous card, love the sweet image and that square doily is fab. Hugs, Claire x

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  3. What a gorgeous card, so pretty and feminine. Love that rose, is it for me or another Jackie?
    You are allowed to be biased, love photographs of the grandchildren :o)
    Jackie xx

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  4. gorgeous card Christine.really love the sweet image and your colours are beautiful.
    I love the pic of your pretty rose and your grandsons are adorable.
    I hope your bruised leg is better soon.

    xx coops xx

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  5. Aww Christine pride comes before a fall..no I'm not laughing as it could have been very nasty for you..leave the soft play to the little ones in future..another fab fairy creation lovely colours too..great piccy of your rose. & last of course your G/kiddos are gorgeous they are so cute yep..

    smiles Christine the other one xx

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  6. Beautiful card and Beautiful Rose and very cute grandsons!!!!!! Love your card Christine, hugs, Karenx

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  7. Wow, she's adorable Christine, and I love the photos. The rose is so pretty. I have one called 'sweet juliette' that I love, it's a peachy colour and is a double petal flower, and the scent is AMAZING. I love my roses.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  8. Really cute Grandsons, I have one dark haired and one blondie too.
    Love all the lace, the way you have placed the ribbon and the card looks fab.

    Kath x

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  9. Lovely card Christine. I love the image. Thank you for sharing the photos. I hope you are feeling better soon.

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  10. Wonderful cute card, fabulous cute photos.
    luv
    Debby

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  11. Gorgeous image and card Christine,lovely pics of the grandsons too...yes they are cuties!So sorry about your leg too, try Arnica gel I swear by the stuff. I am always getting bruises, so accident prone lol !Glad I made it to this week's challenge too:) Viv xx

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  12. Your card is gorgeous Christine but not a patch on those adorable Grandchildren - they are soooooo cute :o)
    Sounds like a nasty fall you had - hope you are on the mend.
    Take care
    Debs xx

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  13. Gorgeous card, gorgeous rose and gorgeous grandsons! The only thing not so gorgeous is the bruise on your leg - hope it heals soon.
    Hugs, Kat xx

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