Sunday 6 November 2011

Fanciful Lilac Birthday Card

Good afternoon to you all in the land of blog
Yesterday I went to have a cuddle, no pictures of me you can guess that bit but here is one of Matt, cuddling Oliver
Isn't he gorgeous, lots of photo's taken and being sent to me, so I will soon be getting on with his scrap book, that we bought for his mum and dad for his arrival.  Please not how Matt perfectly matches his attire lol xx

Any way last night we took care of Star, not too bad really and then today, I have been playing again, had a card for the family to get done, so here it is
The base colour is mirror silver this is also the complimenting colour.  The top papers are Papermania Capsule Collection.  The lace is from Grimsby Crafts, oh so pretty and this perfectly compliments the fabulous Tickled Pink image, the sentiment is My Sentiment Exactly and the little bow is from the Papermania collection also, the flowers in the main from Wild Orchid.

I followed the sketch at midnight madness 

Now if you have not noticed, although I am sure you have my new 600 follower candy has been posted and you can enter this here . I would like to welcome all my new followers  and wish all my followers luck in the 600 follower candy.   

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!! 

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges and thank Feline for your assistance as always

Midnight Madness - Sketch 
Tickled Pink Stamps  - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - rectangles
Allsorts - Anything but a square (rectangle)
Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Inspire me Fridays - Anything Goes

well that is me, off to sort the ironing into piles and have a bath before making the tea for this evening, hope you all enjoy the rest of the day


Carol said...

Gorgeous card Kate, love the colour and the lace. Aww isn't Oliver a cutie, he's gorgeous. Carol x

Lisa M. (aka. Lisa @ Farm Fresh) said...

Your card is super elegant and gorgeous, but that little Oliver is just darling!

Thanks for joining us in our rectangular challenge for Paper Sundaes this week!

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Dr Sonia S V said...

The way you have matched the flowers to the purple image is gorgeous !!


Sara H said...

Awww Olver is so cute =)
And your card is beautiful, love the lace and the colors!!!!
Thank you for joining us at Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge this week!!!

sam21ski said...

Great card Kate xx

Hope Star was okay, Fraz was like a frightened mouse, shaking and hiding under Martins desk!!!


Unknown said...

Hi Kate, whoever found out babies was a genius, aren't they the cutest thing on earth?! Oliver looks adorable! Great card, I do love those vistorian dressed, always dreamed of owning one :)
Hugs, Frea said...

Gorgeous baby Kate - makes me feel quite broody :O

Love the card, such a gorgeous iamge and colours.

Enjoy what's left of the weekend
Claire x

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow gorgeous card kate. great iamge and colored beautifully.

greetings karin

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Kate Oliver is so beautiful no wonder you want lots of cuddles with him. I love your card that image, design and the colours look totally gorgeous.
Lorraine x

Anne-Marie said...

Simply gorgeous soft and feminine, Kate....lovely!
Baby Oliver is gonna get spoilt...I can tell, heehee.
Bonnie finally settled down about 1 am, but we had to let her sleep on the bottom of the two broken ankles now...haaaa!

Anonymous said...

another gorgeous card love the colours and the lace and flowers look stunning
Lindsay xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate fab photo what a little cutie Oliver is. Love your beautiful card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous card Kate and i just love the colour and the lace! Oliver looks so content hes such a cutie and gorgeous:) Sandra H

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful card Kate, I love the colours, a fab image and beautifully coloured too and gorgeous embellies aswell!

Sandy said...

Gorgeous card, love your colouring and that fab lace, just beautiful,
Oliver is a little cutie, they look good in their co-ordinating outfits.
Thanks also for the opportunity to win blog candy!

Dotty Jo said...

That's one adorable baby - and soooo coordinated too! Love your card, lovely colours, Jo x

Jill said...

Oh Kate, what a sweet little boy!
Fabulous card and lovely colouring of the image!
Great design and your flowers look beautiful
Thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week for my Anything but square challenge and for joining us at TPS this week too
Good luck
Hugs, Jill

Kathleen said...

Fab card, brilliant design and colouring. Little Oliver is just adorable, he is so sweet, awww no wonder you want lots of cuddles!!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes
Kat xx

Jen Leeflang said...

I love the colours that you've used! Thanks for joining us on the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - I'm looking forward to your entry next week!
Jen Leeflang

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the image, the lace and the flowers, Oliver is a handsome lad.
Kevin xx

coops said...

beautiful card kate.the lilac colours and details are so pretty and i love the image and aw to your pic of baby oliver, he is so adorable ;D

xx coops xx


Hi Kate
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the colour and pic of Oliver is so cute
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Chris_P said...

This is wonderful and so cute!! Great card design and I love the colors! Thanks for joinings us this week on Tickled Pink Stamps!

Becky Dunham said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog Kate with your sweet comments! That photo is precious. I am new to your blog so assuming this is your grandson - what a sweetie :) Love this card! I am a huge fan of TPS and I own this stamp, but my coloring skills are far inferior to yours.

Crafty Loops said...

Oh my word Kate, I was so busy staring at wee Oliver that I nearly missed your card! He's so beautiful. We had our wee nephew and niece down visiting and wee Elle is only 8 weeks old. She lay on my chest for 3 hours sleeping! Well as the song goes "Everybody needs a bosom for a pillow", lol. I was in Auntie heaven. Your card is really beautiful. I love the lace. Lee xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Love the card Kate, love the colours, lace & image, this card is just to nice. Did I see that it's your birthday soon? better get cracking, loved how Matt, Oliver & sofa all co-ordinated. Janet

ladyjanet_56 said...

your not doing so bad on the sneaking up bit as for Virtual wait & see, yes he did look rather cosy & non sharing is he getting broody?

Sue said...

Hi hun
a gorgeous card, awesome colouring, beautiful embelies,aww what a bonnie baby, shame on you not showin yaself,sue,x

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card, Kate! Love the colours and that ribbon is devine. Beautiful colouring and lovely flourish detail around the darling image.

Hugs, Dawn

Fleur said...

A stunning card and Oliver is adorable.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Stampalicious said...

what a gorgeous card Kate! I love the purple colour on your card, thank you for joining our challenge at TPS this week, hugs, martina

Elizabeth Sanchez said...

Adorable! I love all th epurple!! Thnx for playing with us at TPS challenges this week!!

Jen Leeflang said...

Kate, your creation is adorable!
Thanks for joining us on our Anything Goes challenge this week at Catch the Bug.
We look forward to seeing what you create next week!
luv n huggz

Jessica Buffa said...

I am a sucker for any shade of purple. This is phenomenal and I just love the lace!!!

Arline said...

Great card and what a little cutie! Makes me very broody!xx

Crafting Aberrigines said...

This is one of the best cards I have the colours and the lace is so gorgeous ...!
absolutely elegant ..

Tammy Miller said...

I just love your card, you did a great job! Thanks so much for joining us for our Anything Goes Challenge at CTB!

Merlyn said...

Elegant card with lovely flowers and good colour combo

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