Monday, 10 September 2012

Royal Mail

Good morning Everyone, 
Well I'm trying to increase my stash of Christmas cards. I've booked a stall at the school Christmas fair and at this rate I'll have nothing to sell!!
I've used a Penny Black stamp called 'Royal Mail'for todays card. it's actually the stamp I used for the very first card I posted on my blog!
I've coloured the image with my promarkers and added lots of glitter!!
I love White on White cards, but whenever I attempt them they never come out as intended. The picture in my head is so different!!
The poinsettias are a Marianne Creatables die and I've added buttons to the centres. I finished off with some ribbon and pearls from my stash.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Buttons & Bows
Sweet Stampin Challenge - White on White
The Squirrel & the Fox - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Put a Stamp on it
Penny Black & more - Early Christmas Makes (2nd entry)
Sparkles Christmas challenge - Sparkle & Bling (2nd Entry)
Holly Jolly Christmas - Flowers

Thanks for visiting my little blog today and for all your lovely comments. 
Lorraine x


Susan Flynn said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. I love the embossed background and its a beautiful example of white on white, just perfect x

Wendy L said...

This is gorgeous . xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous, such gorgeous colours too, gorgeous work, huggles Pops x x x

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,love the gorgeous image and

Shirley said...

So glad you popped in with another entry for our challenge at Penny Black and More.Beautiful crisp white embossed card and my eye went straight to the adorable PB image. Your colouring is fantastic, so neat and perfect.
Thank you for adding another of your lovely cards into our challenge.


Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely lorraine love how you've embossed the background

jacqui x

Jennifer said...

Utterly beautiful, Lorraine. I LOVE white on white, and your card confirms why.

Jennifer. x

Caz said...

Love this Lorraine, gorgeous image and I love all the white.
Caz x

Shelly said...

Lorraine your card is just adorable, I too have this stamp and it's so cute! I love your colouring and the sparkle! Gorgeous ponsettias too! Good luck with the card stall! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin'! Shelly x

Anesha said...

Great card, love the white on white. Those flower dies are just the best, love your addition of the buttons. :)

Cindy van Oorschot said...

This is really pretty,Love the poinsettias that you added. Thanks for joining us in our floral challenge at Holly Jolly

Grenouille Greetings said...

As I was trying to get to sleep last night, I was thinking I should try to make some Christmas cards white on white with my Marianne pointsettia die and here I am at your blog, seeing just how lovely that look is! A really pretty card! Thank you for visiting me too! Hugs, Lesley

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Lorraine. I love the cute image and the white on white design is so beautiful.

Hugs Sue

coops said...

so gorgeous lorraine.i love the white on white design and adorable image :D

xx coops xx

Tanya said...

This is gorgeous, I love white on white, I'm pants at it though haha! You've done an amazing job :) And that image is adorable - I always find it easiest and most fun to make cards with the first stamps I owned, they seem more friendly somehow :P

Tags xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is delightful sweetie. Gorgeous colouring. I always fluster about doing white on white but yours is perfect. I am worrying that I will not get all my Christmas cards made in time as I send a lot. Goodness know what I would do if I was making enough to sell as well. Phew!!!


Sarah said...

Absolutely stunning card Lorraine. Love the white on white with the coloured image and glitter. Very inspirational. Hope you're having a great day.

Sarah x

kraftyk said...

Fabulous card Lorraine, love the wow, beautiful cute image, great embossing and glitter,
Kim xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

This is fabulous love the colour on the white on white Hugs Ginny ♥

June Nelson said...

Hiya sweetie sorry its took me so long to comment but with me little doggie being put down I havent felt up to it1 This is goregous darlin, I love our embossing on the background just stunning, hope you get plenty cards made and make plenty pennies at the fair,big huggies Junexx

downrightcrafty said...

oh WOW and so sparkly and cute and perfect so adorable
Hugs Kate xx

Irene said...

Gorgeous Loraine, I love the embossed background and adorable PB image. A beautiful CAS card.

Paige said...

Lots of pretty white and an adorable image! Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly!

Loving My Crafts said...

Lorraine this is beautiful!! I love the almost white look and of course the glitter!!! Along with your beautiful colouring it's a fab Christmas card. hugs Pamela

Claudia said...

Hi Lorrain, what wonderful and adorable cards you created. Love this and also the previous one, your style is so fantastic.
Thank you also very much for all your so lovely and great comments. It is a great pleasure for me to read them and love them.
Hugs and a wonderful week.

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine.
Sue x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, this is beautiful, gorgeous image and loveky and glittery. Thanks for comment re I love Promarkers, i meant to enter that one and missed it on my list so thanks.

Elise said...

Awww! This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Love how you add splashes of colors to the whites crisp and clean and beauuuutiful!


Little K Smith said...

Aawww I love this Lorraine! I love the WOW style and just adore this crimbo PB hedgie too and love the embossing! :)

Debbie said...

a perfect card for our challenge at Sweet Stampin', just lovely.

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card Lorraine.

* Shaz * said...

Another fabulous card!

Thank you for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Challenges this time
Good luck in the draw

Shaz x

brenda said...

Another great card Lorraine, the dashes of colour on your image draw the eye in to all the little details of embossing and the poinsettias.

Thank you so much for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

B x

debby4000 said...

Just popping back to say thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.>

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

I have this stamp love how you've used it, the white on white looks beautiful. janex

kanda said...

Hi Lorraine, This is fabulous. I love the WOW and the gorgous image xx

pinky said...

I just love wow and your coloured image really pops Lorraine. Love all the sparkle and beautiful flowers.

thecraftycavalier said...

This is just gorgeous! You can come make my Christmas cards any day!!! Beautiful image and all the white is stunning! Perfect! Hugs, Jayne xx

Wedgie said...

Soooo cute! I love the sparkle!
Wedgie xxx

Wishcraft said...

Such a gorgeous white on white card Lorraine, it looks fabulous! Love that cute image and fab poinsettia die... I'm sure I've got that die somewhere! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Mickaela Vildljung said...

What a wonderful card. I just love all of it! The coloring are just so fresh and the layout and textures are just amazing!

Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Love Mickaela

Anonymous said...

I really appreciate this post. I have been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You’ve made my day! Thx again

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh Lorraine, I know the feeling. I think I only have 3 xmas cards in stash! :) lol.

This card is totally beautiful hun, love the splash of red and gorgeous image, it looks stunning!

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



Plastic card printing said...

This is so beautiful card. Nice design. I appreciate this adorable creation. Thanks for sharing.

Tracy said...

A cute and Pretty creation. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Linby said...

This is so pretty, love all the white and the sparkle.
Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More.
Lynn x

Linda said...

What a cute card Lorraine, I just love your choice of image and you nailed the white on white!

Thanks so much for playing along with The Squirrel and The Fox, I hope to see you again soon!

Linda xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super, what a great card, Thanks for playing on Sparkles Christmas Challenge this month, Hazelxo

susiestacey said...

Stunning card Lorraine, love the clean crisp look and the embossing folder is stunning.
Thank you for joining in the early Christmas Makes over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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