Thursday, 15 November 2012

Elf Queen

Hello Everyone, 
What a day yesterday turned out to be. The coffee morning went well and I sold quite a few cards, always handy to get more pennies for crafty stash!!
Unfortunately Tom has been bullied at school by 3 boys in the year above him.  Anyway, yesterday I went to see the Head Mistress and she's taking it very seriously and is determined to sort it out. He was so upset that he's been crying in a morning, telling me he felt sick and just didn't want to go to school! She had a chat with Tom and he's not quite as scared as he was! 

Just a quick card for me today. I've used 'Elf Queen' from Kenny K, and coloured her with my promarkers.
The papers are by Nit Wits and I've used a Joy!crafts flourish die, a Memory Box, cherry blossom die and a cheery lynn corner die.
I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
Incy Wincy Designs - Girl Power
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Linky Party
Kenny K's Krafty Krew - Monochrome

I need to go and sand down some woodwork so I'll be round to visit you all later!
Thanks for visiting me today and for all your lovely comments.
Lorraine x


Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card and I love the colour and your colouring. xxx

Claudia said...

HI Lorraine, this is just a dream in lilac, wow. Love all the dies you used, the corners are wonderful and your colouration just perfect.

I wish you a wonderful day.

Hugs Claudia

Eileen said...

Lorraine this is gorgeous. Beautiful image, perfectly coloured and purple !!!! Love your design and layout.. smiling here as I bought that flower in May and still haven't used it.. watch this space :)
So sorry to hear about Tom hope everything works out for him soon.
Eileen x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous, love the image and

Christine Harrop said...

Oh my goodness, don't you just feel for your children when thiss sort of thing happens? Fortunately you have a very sensible head teacher who is prepared to deal with it. Poor little mite! Anyway, your card is amazing. Some Elf Queen!!! Gorgeous colours - my favourites! Have a good day. Christine x

Crafty Lark said...

Well she is very dramatic, beautifully coloured and I do adore that colour. xx Flora

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely and as usual your colouring is awesome. Congrats on your card sales.

Sorry to hear Tom is being bullied, I hope they stop it soon.

I have left you an award on my blog sweetie you deserve it.


Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely Lorraine great colour

jacqui x

Tanya said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, I love the image and all the purple is fantastic :)

That's sad about your little guy, bullies are such a pain...I really hope it gets sorted soon.

Tags xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Lorraine. I love the image and your colouring is wonderful.
Sorry to hear about your son being bullied, it really is such a horrible thing and I hope the school have sorted it out.
Hugs Sue

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

This is stunning Ginny x

nnalorac said...

Stunning card Lorraine, loving the beautifully coloured image and the frame you have behind her. Carolxx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

your card is a purple perfection, great image so brilliantly coloured.
Sorry about your son, children can be cruel, you stand up for him, nobody should be bullied.

Irene said...

Another gorgeous card Lorraine, I love the lilacs/laveders. The corner dies are to die for, they are brilliant.

Stamps and Paper said...

Lorrainee she is gorgeous, wonderful colours such a stunning card


kanda said...

This is so fabulous Lorraine. Love the colours and super image xx

Patricia said...

Oh! WOW! what a stunning card, love everything about it, the colours are beautiful.


Denise said...

Love this vision in lilac. Gorgeous image and great layout. That corner die is stunning.
I am so sorry to hear that your son is being bullied. Hope the school sorts things quickly - sending him big hugs.
Denise xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Oh wow Lorraine this is stunning. Hope you get the bullying sorted, always dreaded anything like that happening. Sue x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Oh wow Lorraine this is stunning. Hope you get the bullying sorted, always dreaded anything like that happening. Sue x

Whisper said...

Gorgeous colour, layout and extras.

Oh poor old Tom, am so glad the headmistress is taking it seriously - I would hate it if that happened to H, that's why Alan wanted him to get into Rugby (well he does come from Castleford !!), Luv Sam x

Meadie said...

Gorgeous card - I love the colours that you have done her in:) I hope your son is okay - its just awful that he's being bullied - good luck sorting it out x x

Elaine said...

Hello Lorraine wow she is super in lilac , I have her too. so sorry to read about Tom , but glad the school are taking things seriously, it must put quite a strain on you and the family , I do hope all gets sorted Biggest Hugs Elaine

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card LOVE LOVE LOVE the colour and cutely coloured! Great to see you at Incy Wincy this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Shelby said...

Amazing use of the purples throughout your design! Hope all gets sorted out at school. Thanks for joining us at KKKK and good luck


coldwaters2 said...

Oh Lorraine I am so sorry to hear that your son is being bullied it must be an awful time for him it is good to know that these days this sort of thing is taken seriously and hopefully it will get sorted. Your card is stunning that image along with the colours, die cuts and design look amazing.
lorraine x

coops said...

so gorgeous your lilac colours and really stunning image.
i hope the school come down hard on the bullies, sending hugs to your son.

xx coops xx

cotnob said...

This is stunning, what a beautifully coloured image and gorgeous colour.

I hope the school situation soon gets sorted, it's horrible when your child doesn't want to go to school in the morning.

Faye said...

Oh I don't use lilac and purple enough! This is a real stunner. Fab image choice and colouring. Have a great weekend. X

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie this is just amazing, huggles Pops x x x

Lisa S. said...

Love your image and pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday!

Suzilou said...

Oh WOW I love the purples and your colouring is just brilliant, think I might have to get my purples out after seeing this one.

Thank you for joining in this week with Kenny K :)

mixamatoasties said...

Oh wow, she's gorgeous Lorraine! Stunning card.

How's that sanding going?

Susan xx

Debbie said...

Stunning card Lorraine, love the purples and your colouring is awesome!
Debbie x

xxxtglxxx said...

Wow! This is beautiful Lorraine! :) I love this fab image and your colours and papers are just gorgeous! :)

One of my fave cards of yours ever! :)

Sorry to hear about your little boy. My nephew was bullied pretty bad at school and used to hide under the desk. The teacher though the best way of dealing with it was to remove him from the room and leave the bully in the class???????? Unreal! My sister ended up home-schooling him from the age of 9. He is now at Uni! ;)

Hope it gets sorted soon :)



Judy said...

What a beautiful card...the coloring is gorgeous.


Lorianna said...

This is stunning.
So much detail.
Saw this on Make It Monday

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning hun! I love the image, gorgeous purples and I love the dies you've used too! :)

Squirrel x said...

Wow hun she is stunning - gorgeous colours and pretty details. Sorry to hear Tom is having such a bad time but I am glad the school are taking it seriously Hugs Sxx

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