Monday 1 May 2017

Happy May Day!

Hi Crafters,

I hope you are enjoying your Bank Holiday weekend if you live in the UK, the weather has been a mixed bunch but that's normal for Bank Holidays you just have to make the best of it. I've been out and about and now I'm busy creating in my craft room.

With all the gorgeous flowers and blossoms now showing their pretty faces I thought I'd share a fussy and fancy floral card with you today, - well two in fact.

These are both using a vintage image from the internet.

Vintage image from the Internet
Papers - Graphic 45 'A Ladies Diary'
Spellbinders Floral Oval Die
Joy Crafts Butterfly Border & Corner Die
Go Kreate Frilly Square Frame Die
Tonic Scalloped Ovals and Squares Die
Flowers and Lace from my stash


Challenges I'd like to enter:
Crafty Cardmakers - #187 Pearls and or Gems
Creative Inspirations - #273 One for the Girls
Fussy and Fancy - #186 ATG
Country View Challenges - Flower Power
Come & Get It - #215 Make It Square
Glitter N Sparkle - #237 Flower Power


Thanks for joining me today and for all your support and encouragement.



Peggy T. said...

Your cards are stunning. Thank you for joining our Pearls and/orGems challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.

Peggy T
DT Member

dutchess said...

What lovely cards Lorraine...the images have clearly inspired you to this beautiful shabby chic design and the lovely flowers give such aa feminine touch ...beautiful xxxx

meg said...

Two beautiful shabby chic cards Lorraine,love the hint of colour in the images and that you based your choice of papers and embellishments on them, Stunning cards

Gina's Cards said...

Two beautiful cards! I love the vintage feel and the images are gorgeous, it's amazing how different they look on each card .Both cards are beautifully designed and embellished too!
Gina xx

cotnob said...

Gorgeous cards Lorraine, beautiful vintage images and lots of fabulous details - absolutely stunning.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Lorraine said...

Two gorgeous vintage cards Lorraine, the images look fab and I love all the pretty details
Lorraine x

cuilliesocks said...

Really beautiful cards Lorraine, lovely images and designs, Kate x

Josephine said...

Oh, these are gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

Sandy said...

Oh my word! So beautiful!! Your image is fantastic and your design even better. Well done my friend!!
Sandy xx

Judy McKay said...

Stunning card. lovely design. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

Monika Gulyas said...

Fabulous vintage cards!!! The lady images are beautiful!!! Beautiful flowers and great design too!!! Thank you for joining the May challenge of the Country View Challenges blog!

CraftyNatalie said...

Lovely vintage designs. Thanks for joining us at creative inspirations this fortnight. CraftyNatalie-DT

Marianne's Craftroom said...

These are both gorgeous

Norma said...

Gorgeous cards, Lorraine. Beautifully designed and embellished. Love those vintage-lady images.
Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

Sarah said...

These are totally gorgeous Lorraine, beautifully layered xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Lorraine,
2 wonderful cards and the images are so very lovely.
Love your wonderful designs, and the gorgeous papers used.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Monica taylor said...

Beautiful! I love vintage. It is my theme on my birthday bash link up.

♥ Monica
Be sure to check out the link up party with lots of prizes!
My personal Blog - Taylormadecards4u

coldwaters2 said...

Wow two stunning vintage creations Lorraine, the images, the colours and card design are both top notch. Apologises for not being around in blogland but the house move proved to be more difficult than expected, I hope to be rejoining all my friends soon
lorraine x

Jasmina said...

Beautiful cards. Love the vintage look. Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It Challenge.

Marlene Atkinson said...

Gorgeous vintage cards. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers Challenge. Marlene. DT

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful vintage images,love all the texture and embellishments
Carol x

J said...

Vintage images really suit pearls... this is a lovely card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.


Lisa Andersson said...

Two gorgeous cards! love the vintage feel and all the pretty details.
Hugs, Lisa

pinky said...

Wow Lorraine these are beautifully elegant and pretty. So much to catch the eye and so gorgeous.

Tracy said...

Oh my these look like they should be hanging on a wall somewhere.

Craftyfield said...

The image is gorgeous and so is your card! Thanks for joining us at Country View Challenges this month!