Saturday, 28 April 2012

A Gem of a Challenge - pink, blue & green

Hello!  Sorry for disappearing over the last few days... hubby's in hospital :o(  They finally decided he's got pneumonia, and that it's probably the cause of most of his problems, but they're just running some tests to rule other stuff out.  They might let him out this evening if his tests come back ok today, fingers crossed!

Right, so onto today's card, which is for our new challenge at A Gem of a Challenge - it was my turn to choose the theme, and I decided to go with one of my current favourite colour combinations, 'pink, blue & green'.  Luckily my card was made earlier in the week or I don't think I'd have managed it!




I've used the very cute Jodie for my card, coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers, with a bit of sparkle using a sakura clear stardust pen on her trousers.  The papers are from the fabulous Raspberry Rd, printed onto linen card - I've just spotted lots of new sets that I need... well, I deserve a treat after the week I've had, don't you think?  The swirl is the 'fanciful flourish' die by Cheery Lynn, flower and heart pearl from my stash, ribbon from The Stamp Basket and sentiment is LOTV.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

I'm very behind with commenting obviously - will try and catch up with as many of you as I can today!  Have a lovely day, whatever you're up to :o)

38 comments:

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Such a cute card Lisa, beautiful colours. Sue x

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Lisa, sweet image and such pretty colours...hope hubby's tests come back ok.
Wendy xx

Aunty Sue said...

Glad they have found out his problem now they can start treating him. Hope he is back to normal very quickly. Lovely card and cute image.

Janette said...

Oh Lisa this is so cute and your colouring is gorgeous, love the shading.....

Hope you hubby is ok hun, it took long enough to sort, he has been through the mill hasn't he....
You MUST go treat yourself now, it's the law...lol...take care and don't you worry about comments, family first.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Lisa, love how you used the flourish upside down, wish I had of thought of that..ended up taking mine off my card..love the colours and gorgeous colouring on your sweet image...very cute..All the best to your husband, hope he comes home soon...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Wedgie said...

Beautiful card, everything about it is stunning! Hope your hubby is ok. Wedgie xxx

Crafting Joanne said...

This is such a sweet card Lisa, and gorgeous colouring.

Thank you for joining us over at CYDA for our children's challenge.

Hugs

Joanne xx

rosie said...

gorgeous card.
give my love and hugs to your hubby x hope he is feeling better very soon x

melsanford said...

Awww! Such a sweet card! Gorgeous image and I love the soft colours. I hope your hubby is well again soon. Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Claire said...

Sorry to hear about your hubby Lisa, hope they find out what is wrong soon and he is back home with you where he belongs. Your card is gorgeous, as always and love the pastel colours. Hugs, Claire x

mixamatoasties said...

What a sweet image!

Sorry to see your hubby in hospital. Hope the tests come back ok and he's allowed home soon.

Thinking of you hun.

Susan xx

Joey said...

Wishing your hubby well real soon Lisa. xxx

Your card is stunning, I love the layout and gorgeous image. Joey x

Susan Flynn said...

This is just gorgeous Lisa, love the cute image and how you have coloured her and the papers are so pretty it all works so well together. Hope your husband is ok and gets out soon xx

Alyce said...

This is the cutest Lisa!! I love all of the colours and that image is stunning. So sorry to hear things aren't getting better for your hubby...goodluck with the tests!

Tammy said...

Beautiful card - your colouring is fab. Hope things get better for you and your husband soon. xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Lisa
A gorgeous card love the image and beautiful colour and layout,hope your hubby is on the mend soon, have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

heidy said...

Hi Lisa what a beauty!!!
Sorry to hear your hubby is at the hospital,but
glad they have found out his problem now they can start treating him!
Sending get well wishes!
XXX Heidy

Craftdee said...

What a little sweetie!! Love the soft colours - as well as the sweet image and lovely embellies, of course! I think that sentiment is super too :-) Hope your hubby is fighting fit very soon, Donna xx

Debs M said...

oh no! hope your hubby is back home soon x

gorgeous card, beautifully coloured and put together x

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Lisa...love the image and fabulous colours too hun and I'm so sorry to hear about your hubby...hope he is OK and home soon sweetie..:o)

take care and big hugs Vicky xx

Janet said...

This is so beautiful Lisa and a great colour choice for the challenge.....your colouring is stunning. I hope hubby is staring to pick up :) xx

Janette said...

Beautiful card Lisa, love the colour theme you have used, such a sweet image. Lovely. Janette xx

Katina said...

I bloody well knew it!!! If they'd sorted him out a few days earlier he wouldn't have ended up in hospital! Unbelievable!! Poor Pav! xx

Hope you're okay - so stressful for you! xx

Lol, nearly forgot about your card I'm that busy ranting! So gorgeous (as always) and I love the colour combo you chose.
xxx

jo said...

Lovely card, Lisa, fab colours and embellies.Best wishes to hubby...hope he gets well soon.....and you take care!
Hugs Jo x

Tracey T said...

So sorry to hear about your hubby, Lisa - hope he's feeling better soon. Lovely card in fabulous pastel colours. Don't worry about the blog - you just do what you have to do and we'll all be here when thing get back to normal for you. Hugs, Tracey xx

Carol said...

Sorry to hear about hubby Lisa but hopefully he'll soon be sorted.
Your card is gorgeous and I love your colour combo. Carol x

Christine L said...

Love your stunning colouring on this gorgeous card Lisa..

Glad they've decided what your hubbie has.. Now they can sort it!

Hugs
Christine x

Mau xx said...

This is gorgeous Lisa, I love every single thing about it. It is so pretty, gorgeous card sweetie.
Sorry to read about Hubby, hope all the tests are clear.
xxxx Mau

Tammy Ortiz said...

This little cutie is so amazing. I really love this design

Kelly Schelske said...

She's so sweet Lisa! Love the pink flourish!

Lorraine said...

Aw, this is so sweet! Love the soft colors and delicate die cuts!

coops said...

so beautiful lisa.gorgeous pretty colours and papers and the image is really sweet :D

xx coops xx

Victoria said...

Beautiful soft colours and a stunning card. Hope your husband recovers quickly.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and the colours.Thanks for joining in with us at Sketch N Stash. good luck.
Kevin xx

paperfun said...

Lisa, she is a doll. Really sweet card.

I hope your husband is going better.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.

Mari

Aileen said...

So sweet and I hope Hubby is doing better. x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card. A cute image and I love the soft colours you have used.

Thank you for joining us at CYDA this fortnight in our children challenge.

Sarahx

Jacqui P said...

Such a pretty card! I love the way you have used the swirl! great stuff! thankyou for joining us this time over at CYDA challenge
Hugs
Jacqui P x