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Monday, 21 May 2012

Not blogged for a while

Sorry I haven't been around blogland for a while, went to stay with my  my youngest daughter and her family for a week, then got bogged down with other  family stuff, but as it's oldest daughter's birthday on Thurs, thought i'd better get organised and make a card. Can't believe Tracy is 40 this year, where has the time gone?

I watched Mel Heaton on Creat and Craft colouring with copics last week, so got my copics out and coloured this image, first time I haven't binned an attempt at colouring long hair!
The image is from Pink Gem
Papers from a first edition pad (summer breeze) and a MCS CD
Flowers from wild orchid and country baskets
Numbers cut with silhouette
Sentiment computer generated
I am entering it in the following challenges
pinkgemchallengeblog.   a sketch   x
divasbydesignchallenge   tickled pink  x
wildorchidchallenge.   anything goes   x

 Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog, will be catching up with you all this evening xx
                                                                   


10 comments:

Janet said...

Wow gorgous colouring Irene :)

susiestacey said...

Hi Irene, lovely to see you back in blogland Irene, love the image and it is beautifully coloured and the whole card layout looks beautiful. Take care and see you next week x Susan x

Mau xx said...

Hi Irene, long time no see buddy xx
good to see you back, I have been doing short shifts I have to admit. Mojo has just totally deserted me, everything is hard work :(
Love the card, the colours and image are beautiful. Frightening these kids of ours getting old isn't it ...yikes!
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Sandra H said...

Hope you enjoyed your time away, your card is just gorgeous and l know she will just love it:)x

Christine said...

Wowzer 40th creation Irene gorgeous colouring lovely take on the sketch..dosent it make you feel old when your children get these big O BD..lol

Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC this time

smiles Christine x

Wendy L said...

It looks great and her hair is perfect colouring. xxx

pam said...

hi irene gorgeous card..lovely image ..pam

coops said...

wow this is gorgeous irene.stunning image and i love your rich colours ;D

xx coops xx

Mandy said...

Such a pretty card,love your colouring and your take on the sketch is fabulous...Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge and good luck with the DT call...
Mandy x

Gemma said...

Gorgeous card...

Thanks for joining us at Gem of a challenge & good luck!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma