Monday, 25 January 2016

Monday.

Morning all. 

Thought yesterday I would have a day of  crafting as I had some challenges I wanted to enter for Monday. I have the challenges ready and started and what was going to be one card turned out to be two so have a card ready for Wednesday's blog post. 

I also have a love for orchids I tried for years to grow them and have given up lots of times, A really good friend gave me a lovely orchid at my husband Ron's funeral last year and its been in flower ever since. I now have 6 orchids in all and they are lovely. This one is the latest to flower. I have never seen this one before, my sister gave it to me and May does not know the name of it, so if anyone knows from these pictures I would love to know, The leaf is dark green with a very dark strip.


 These flowers are the size of my thumb nail. 



A close up to show the glitter, 
Materials used.
  • 17 x 11 cm printed card and envelope,
  • Snowman wooden stamp,
  • Squeezed lemonade distress ink,
  • Ocean teal, gold, denim blue, salmon pink sky blue, magenta, eggnog, molten red and apricot Promarkers, 
  • Pure Sheen Nuvo Glitter.
Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. Just add ink #295 Just add a sketch,
  2. Pixie's Crafty Workshop, Pixie's snippet playground week 213.
  3. Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge 114 anything goes with a twist... Frosty 
  4. That Craft Place Anything goes challenge 17 Th January.
  5. digidesignschallengeblog include snow or snowflakes, 









12 comments:

  1. Your orchid looks lovely and .. pretty sure I recognise that snowman - good luck with your challenges

    Kathyk

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  2. Hi Lilian! How lovely to see you in the Playground - I think your first visit was in August so am delighted you came back and do so hope you'll make it a regular thing.

    I love your card - loads of lovely sparkle and that snowman has what I would describe as a really sweet and kind face. I think it's perhaps the round nose instead of a pointed carrot :)

    Be sure to come back and play - and I almost forgot to say the orchid looks lovely. Afraid I had to resort to silk ones here after a few (ahem) less than green fingered incidents :(

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Ha! What planet was I on - have just been looking back and of course you've played a few times since your first visit. I hope it's not Kathy and SaRn leading you astray with the hooch SaRn seems to be selling in the tree house! :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  4. Well it COULD be you know!!! I hear there's HOOCH on sale behind the tree house!!!

    Kathyk

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  5. Ha ha ha! Moi? Lead someone astray with Kathy's help!? Whatever next! + Cough +


    Liking your sweet snowman card Lilian.

    PS: I'll let you try out my new hooch recipe if you clamber up the Treehouse ladder this evening.

    Hugs, SaRn xxx

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  6. Wow, I love all the bling on your card and that snowman is so cute! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink.

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  7. Such a cute snowman and so very sparkly too! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week :-)

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  8. Gorgeous card... Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi designs challenge.
    Wendy xx

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  9. Love all the glitter! Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi challenge!

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  10. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 114 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  11. Oh now! Such a lovely entry into our challenge :D
    Hope to see you again at http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.co.uk/
    Sandie (That Craft Place Designer, proud DT)
    http://fairytaledaydream.blogspot.com/

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  12. I see you love snowmen as much as I do - he has really won my heart! Your orchids are really so pretty.
    Sandy xx

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Thanks so much for visiting, I enjoy reading your comments, a positive comment are so uplifting

Lilian