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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Elegance in a hat

Hello Everyone...

Thank you so much for your comments on yesterdays card..and now that my brain is working better, I need to thank Sweet Claire  for the link in the first place...She had found the images and was not sure if we were able to use them, so I checked it out, and yes you can for private use only, so thanks Claire.

And....guess who won Lisa's Halloween Candy   yep...you betcha...was ME...whoo hoo!!

Today I'm going to share my elegant lady.........




When I first started this, I hated it...my hat didnt come out the right colours, so added more green, then it went too green so added yellow..and so on, nearly tossed it in the bin, but kept going and now it is not too bad...I think once it was edged in glitter, sort of livened it up a bit..



Coloured with pencils, lace and lovely papers from my stash, flowers WOC and Martha Stewart leaf punch in the dark brown card stock.



Some half pearls...and ....the feathers.

So there she is, I'm going to give this card to my Son in laws, mother [my friend Barb] for her Birthday on Friday...

Also going to enter in challengs...

The Squirrel and the Fox   [hats or flowers]

Paper take weekly  [anything goes and bling if you want]


Right....off come the paper clips, put them in the jar, papers with links go into paper tray, all done..

Have a wonderful day/evening....wash day today at 'my ladys' so she will be happy...it is a beautiful day, so washing will be outside on the line...thank goodness.

No sign of that mouse since we baited the place...no fresh poop!!

Will leave you with this naughty boy..........



What have you got!!!!!!




Who ME??....chill out mum it's only the lunchroll wrap cardboard tube...Oh! and the lunchwrap wax paper....


Luv CHRISSYxx

24 comments:

Claire said...

aww his little face... I did nothing !!! so cute..
bet hes fun to have around...
love the card.... it turned out brilliant...the colour is nice..and the flowers set the image off so nice..
I should be busy colouring but blog hopping instead

Claire x

Doreen said...

Love the image and lace on this gorgeous card Chrissy, congratulations on the candy win.
Love your pooch by the way.xxx

Cazza said...

Beautiful card Chrissy, so elegant and gorgeous colouring!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Janette said...

LOL..Chrissy, your sweet dogs expression...so guilty...lol....

I think your image is gorgeous, the colouring is perfect and it made a beautiful card...xx

Viv said...

The hat turned out perfectly! Very elegant!

As for your boy's face, doesn't he look so innocent? What is your problem, mum? There's something about paper and cardboard....gotta destroy it! LOL!

louise said...

Gorgeous card and fab image,got to smile at your dog and well done on your win.
Hugs louise xx

Mina said...

wwwwhhhooooohhhooooo huge congratulations on your win Chrissy and I love your lady in the hat, the colour looks perfect to me so a combo of the two really works....aaaaaaaahhhhhhh look at the look on his little face, that is such a look of innocence lol
Mina xxx

chrissy xx said...

What a elegant card Chrissy. LOve your colours! And what Gorgeous flowers.
Chrissyxx
Awww! What is a home without a dog! Toooooo quite for me lol.

heidy said...

Oh Chrissy ,gorgeous card hun and congrats on winning,
And that face of Harry...Briljant!
XXX Heidy

Vicky said...

Such a sweetie hun...and love the gorgeous colours too...and your Harry is adorable..bless..!

big hugs Vicky xx

Marilyn said...

hahahahah... sorry Chrissy but your dog stole the show! That is just the funniest.
Your card is gorgeous by the way... nice job with the flowers.

McCrafty's Cards said...

I love your dogs face lol he looks like hes been framed lol. your card is Beautiful Chrissy, i like the image and the gorgeous flowers.
Kevin xx

Molecraft said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy, very elegant! That is one very guilty looking dog, lol!
Helen x

Susan Flynn said...

Great coloring Chrissy the image is very elegant and you have made a really pretty card with it! Your poor dog looks so guilty!! xx

Cheryl said...

oh bless him hun his wee face he he,brilliant,as for your card oh just love that lady and your detail and all those flowers really make one,beautiful card hun hugs cherylxxxx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Chrissy. Love the caught in the act photos.
luv
Debby

Pop's Cards said...

This is really beautiful x

Cards by Alison said...

Chrissy fantastic card love the image and the way you have put it all together. and as for your cute dog the impression of innocence on his face is so cute. Alison xxx

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

What an adorable puppy dog! And your card is simply gorgeous!!!

Deanne :)

coops said...

so beautiful chrissy.i love the stunning elegant image and your colours are gorgeous :D
great pic of your handsome dog, just look at those eyes :D

xx coops xx

gobeagirl said...

Hi Chrissy, This is so beautiful. I am glad that you didn't toss it. She looks so elegant with her hat and your coloring is fantastic as always. Your friend is so going to love it. I am also happy to hear that your mouse friend is no where to be found. Nasty little critters. Now let me get to Harry. lol... Oh Harry! He sure looks like he is enjoying himself. Don't you just love how something so simple can be such a delight? Did Harry help you clean up after he went to town? lol... I love that you share him with us. I must be getting old, as I love seeing people's pet just as much as their babies now. Hope you have a wonderful day. It is almost Friday here and I can not wait to get the chance to craft this weekend. Hugs, Lisa

Lisa M said...

Hahahaha...perfect way to start the day with a funny story and a beautiful card. I love the color of the hat and you are right, the sparkle just makes it!
Had to giggle at the paperclip comment too..so glad that is working out wonderfully for you. Good thing you weren't using the wax paper to hold them together..HA!

Thank you SO much for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox for our challenge.
Good luck to you and we hope you come back next week to play along again.
Big Hugs,
Lisa xx

Jenny said...

This card has a lovely vintage feel to it.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.
Jenny

Tracey said...

Hat and flowers - congrats on using both in our Hats or Flowers challenge at The Squirrel & The Fox. It was so nice of you to join us, your creation is so sweet. I hope to see you there again soon.
Your cheeky pup would get along brilliantly with mine, he has just left the 'guts' of a stuffed toy from one end of the loungeroom to the other.
Tracey
x