Sunday, 22 July 2012

Poppy Fields

Hello Everyone.
I haven't done a post for a few days, Mr Mojo is taking his time to come home!! I've coloured a few images and they've all ended up in the bin!! 
I hope you're all enjoying this gorgeous weather. Hubby was at work yesterday so I took the kids to the seaside for the day. Fish & chips for lunch and ice cream on the beach.
Anyway today's card is using a Penny Black stamp called Poppy Fields, and is following the sketch at Simon Says Stamp.
I know poppies are usually red, and I did initially do that but then spent 2 hours getting very frustrated trying to find the right papers!! So I did it again and changed the colour - blue poppies!! The background papers are from K & Company.
I've finished off with a Marianne creatable butterfly and some gems and ribbon from my stash.
I'd like to enter the following challenges
Simon Says Stamp - Sketch
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Summertime
Penny Black & more - Summer Blooms
Simon Says Stamp & Show - No Rules
Divas by Design - Anything Goes.


Enjoy what's left of the weekend and thank you for taking the time to visit me today and for all your lovely comments.
Lorraine x





36 comments:

kanda said...

Another wonderful card. They must be Himalayan blue poppies and they are super, as is the little hedgehog.
A day at the beach - what a great idea. Maybe I can persuade the other half that he needs a holiday!!

Katina said...

So pretty Lorraine! I love the image and the colour scheme. Doesn't look like your mojo's missing but I know that feeling so well!
xxx

Elaine said...

Hi Lorraine , my bin is full too , this card is lovely fabulous stamping well done great card Hugs Elaine

Loving My Crafts said...

That's really lovely Lorraine, I love the colours. can't imagine anything you do being fit for the bin! I was down just a few miles from you last weekend. BBQ Sat night, I was frozen even in my coat!

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, and the blue poppies are beautiful. Sue x

Anesha said...

Beautiful card, love your colouring of the adorable image. Hope you had fun at the seaside. :)

Star said...

Love the blue poppies, they could be Icelandic ones :). Great card and fab layout. Coloured to perfection as always
Eileen x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lorraine I don;t think your mojo has gone very far looking at this beautiful card I love the papers, colours and that cutie image, wonderful card
Hugs
Lorraine x

Boxofcolours said...

What an adorable little hedgehog
Hugs
Jane

Squirrel x said...

The blue poppies are just fabulous hunny, I love them - what an inspired idea! Simply gorgeous, hugs Sxx

Stamps and Paper said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine...lovely colours and great image

Anne

Doreen said...

Gorgeous Lorraine,love the fabulous image and great details.xxx

Meadie said...

Gorgeous card with that sweet little hedgy:) Hugs x x

nnalorac said...

A pain when Mr Mojo takes the huff isn't it. Love your card Lorraine, so cute the image and lovely colours. Weather not so hot up here and pretty dull. Carolxx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, cute card Lorraine.
luv
Debby

Susan Flynn said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine - anyway they can be California poppies and they come in allsorts of colours!! Have a good week xx

coops said...

so gorgeous lorraine.fab sweet hedgie and i love your soft colours ;D

xx coops xx

Anna-Karin said...

Very pretty card! Love the blue poppies and the colouring is fabulous. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

thecraftycavalier said...

Absolutely beautiful! I love the colours and the butterflies are super cute! Congrats on your top 3 over at LLF - loved your card! Hugs, Jayne xx

Deborah said...

Super card Lorraine. I love the colour of the poppies - it's artistic license!

I don't think your mojo's gone missing judging by your cards.

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. Lovely soft colours and a fab design. Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black and More. Clare x

brenda said...

Good morning Lorraine,

Another beautiful creation, blue green of such a pretty colour palette and the added butterflies complement it all perfectly.

Thank you so much for sharing your 'Summer blooms' with us at Penny Black and more this month.

B x

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine! I love that sweet image and all of the pretty butterflies too! Great job with the sketch!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

downrightcrafty said...

such a pretty card and adorable image too
hugs Kate xx

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Lorraine, I love the image and I think the blue poppies make a very nice change and go so well with those gorgeous papers.

Thanks for your comment on my card today
Sue

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Lorraine,
gorgeous card, beautiful blue poppies and soft colours.
Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black and More Challenge, good luck;-))m

Claudia said...

Hi Lorraine, that's such a lovely stamp and your colouration is again just perfect and all the beautiful details make it just perfect.
Thank you very much also for your visit and your lovely comment on my blog.
I wish you a nice evening.
Hugs Claudia

Pop's Cards said...

This is fabulous sweetie x

June Nelson said...

Awwwww how cute me darlin its just so sweet. Love it hunnie big huggies June xxxx

Dena said...

Lorraine! How super cute! I always have loved those little hedgehogs! I think your poppies are perfect being blue, they look wonderful with that paper!!
Hugs, Dena

Little K Smith said...

Aw this is beautiful Lorraine, I adore this little hedgie, he's one of my faves! And I love the blue poppies too!
Hope your mojo comes back, though it doesn't look as if it's gone! :)
Kelly.x

Jennifer said...

Such a pretty card, Lorraine...Tell me, what is wrong with blue poppies...absolutely NOTHING! - they are gorgeous.

I have been browsing through your blogs for the period that I have been MIA, and as always, you have excelled!

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

gorgeous card, I have this lovely stamp,love the poppies in blue. janex

kath said...

your card is beautiful lorraine...love the blue poppies and pretty papers..thanks for joining in the July Challenge at Penny Black Saturday hugs kath xxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Your mojo looks fine to me - this is glorious! :)

I have been struggling a bit too, its been manic here and I cant seem to find the time to concentrate! :) lol.

Gorgeous colours, papers and image. I have that K&Co paper and its really pretty :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, love the poppies in blue - tried to grow them once but not so easy to grow:(
Thank you for joining the Summer Blooms challenge over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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