Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Life is just a bowl of cherries.

This card has been hidden away, thought I would bring it out for an airing!
the image is Penny Black
the swirls and tab are done on the cricut using wild card, and the papers I have just cut round to do a thingy with!!!! (its Late and I have man flu even though I'm a woman I'm trying to get out of cleaning our Bearded Dragons cage out!
no seriously I do feel really grot.) I can't remember what they are maybe someone out there will let me know.
if you look closely at the tab on the side you can see stitch marks this is off wild card and I love it.
The cherries I have done 3 time with glossy accents its built them right up.
Also just to let you know that a Dear Friend of mine Jo has just started a new blog it is called MANGO PANCAKES
and believe me she is good keep your eye on what she's up to because her work is very original.


Lisa Jane said...

oh Chris what a delightful little image and card . I love the cherries and those swirls.
I think you must have given me the man flu lol ... i am going downhill ,runny nose and sore throat.
Going to check out your friends blog ..
Take care.
Lisa ;)

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!Chris,hope you are not going to be poorly?thinking of you sweetie!

Oh!you won't believe this-i have just finished a card for this weeks Penny Black challenge with this very same image and used glossy accents too.Going to put it on in the morning as too dark to take a photo.

take care,talk soon.hugs Lou.xx

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Chris
Wowser love this, the cherries look good enough to eat, love the swirls and the image is so cute, I never see your images anywhere else, do you have your own secret factory, your not telling us about, off now to check out Jo's
Christine x

Tracy said...

Aww poor you, Chris take care of yourself and hope you feel better soon. Love your Penny Black mice, I have them but haven't had a chance to use them yet. Glossy accents are so effective.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sheila said...

Chris this card is awesome,those cherries look good enough to eat. Having done one of your classes at Sir Stampalot I know how fabulous your details are.
Hope your man flu doesn't hang around for too long :-(.
Sheila xx

Crafty Lou said...

This is very lovely Chris,such a sweetie.
Have been over to Mango Pancakes and her card is lovely.
hugs Lou.xx

Linapyssel said...

Hi there my friend!!
I hope you are feeling a bit better!!! Super duper cute little mouse stering the pot love the red tone of the card and those swirls very nice!!!
I scrap like a maniac but taking a well needed brake visiting you!!
I´ve done some shopping for the kitchen today...will post it on the blog maby tomorrow, just need to put it all together!! Brake is up..back to my crafty corner so I can get the post of my latest smooking hot LO!!!

Hugs Lina

Sally H said...

Beautiful card, Chris! Those cherries look so real! Hope you feel better soon. I cleaned out the giant African land snails today. good thing is they don't run away very quickly! I leave them in the sink under a running tap and they are happy for at least half an hour!

Amy said...

Oh, this is so cute...love the li'l mice and those cherries are awesome! The cricut swirls are the perfect finishing touch, wonderful card!

Fleur said...

Hi Chris - wow I love it. The colours have such impact. Hope you are feeling better very soon. Lovely to chat earlier - take care
Hugz Fleur xXx

Tania said...

Sorry to hear your not feeling well, such a drag. Glad you had the energy to post this. It is so cute and the cherries are amazing,Hope your feel better soon-Hugs Tania

Cherie said...

Hi Chris, This card looks good enough to eat, so scrummy. I love the scrolls and the stiching on the tab. Really must check out this cartridge.
Hope you're feeling better today.
Love Cherie

cats whiskers said...

Oh Chris this is just awesome, love thwe image and the gorgeous colour tones you have used on here
Hugs Jacqui xx

Francesca said...

very pretty card love the glossy accents and beautiful image

Alicia said...

Ooohh, yum! I do love cherries - fresh ones, glazed, sugary ones - I love them all! I hope you feel better super fast! Get into some vitamins and put your feet up. Take care,
Alicia xx

Debbie said...

Hi Chris

Sending big warm hugs and good wishes that you'll feel better very soon.

Your card is lovely, fancy you and Lou choosing the same image. You're getting more alike by the day, lol xx

I just love those glossy cherries. The colours are great, I have that very same paper too. Love those swirly cut outs.

Get well soon

Hugs Debbie xx

Juls said...

so so gorgeous!!! Love the muted colours, and the fact you have put glaze on the cherries!! just really makes them pop, such a fab creation!! Hugs Juls

Lesley said...

well hope you feel better soon and those cherries look real enough to each - hope you had a good Easter weekend - best wishes Lesley x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, wow I love this PB image and my favourite fruit to, I love the way youve made them look so real with the glossy accents. Fabulous card, well done with love and hugs Shbirleyxxxxx

Sarpreet said...

Such a gorgeous cute adorable card

Mina said...

why on earth did you keep this little stunner hidden away its gorgeous Chris...love the lush papers and the cutie image...hope your 'man' flu is a bit better
Mina xxx

Nicola said...

Great card and you and Lou must have been reading each others brains.. But they are so different even though you both used the same stamp. Those cherries look so real and the red colours are so vibrant great card. Nicky xxx
Hope you feel better soon.

coldwaters2 said...

I am so glad that you are giving this one an airing Chris because it is a beauty I love that image and the scallops beautiful colours I love it. I do hope you will be feeling better soon.
Lorraine x

louise said...

Sorry to hear your feeling poorly hope your better soon and you card is fab and them swirls are great.
louise xx

Marion said...

Fabulous card and that image is just gorgeous. Love the cherries, look good enough to eat.

Jacee said...

Love this Chris,the swirls look fabby, love the touch with the button, finishes it nicely, lovely card.

Hope Jacare said...

Chris - do hope you are feeling a bit better....man flu indeed - it must be bad! Wonderful card - yummy cherries - I can taste them in my mouth.....Cheers Claire x

pinky said...

Chris those cherries looks so real I can practically taste them lol. Gorgeous card, can't help you with the papers though, my head is not made for holding information, just somewhere to put my hair lol. The technique I used on my card was something i saw in the Magnolia mag and just had a stab at it, theirs is much better lol but its easy enough, just cut circles away from your paper to fit you image under and tear and roll the paper back. Hope the man in you feels better soon lol.

maxine said...

A beautiful card Chris.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

This is one (of many, lol!) oh my favorite PB stamps! Love the glossy accents on the cherries. They seriously look juicy and good enough to eat!

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous and so adorable

Shirley-anne said...

I might have given you the bug sorry! I have not been blogging for a couple of days , down with flu .. feeling a little better now so maybe after a good sleep will be back to craft tomorrow . Love what you have done with Cherries and the colouring of the mice.

Linapyssel said...

Hello dearest You!!
All is well I hope!? I have comme up with an idea how to get "the thing" over to you!!!! It will appear rest asure!!!

Thank you ever so much for all you sweet words on my blog, I get very happy when I see your face!!

Hugs Lina

Britt-Inger said...

Lovely card!!!
Have a nice day and week.
Hugs, Britt-Inger

Linapyssel said...

Hi my friend!! Hope all is well....worried...I havn´t herd from you in a little while and seen your happy face!!! I just needed to pop by and tell you I care and miss you!!
Take care Hugs Lina

Jules said...

Hi Chris

I hope you are feeling a lot better now.

Your card is gorgeous and I love those cherries. They look good enough to eat!!

Love Jules xx

maxine said...

This is beautiful Chris

Bridgette said...

I feel like the white rabbit - I'm late in offering my comment - I certainly hope you're feeling better now - and life is a bowl of cherries again for you - by the way those really do look good enough to eat - yummy - I do hope to see you soon - Bridgette xxx

Tracey said...

Hi Chris,
Cant believe you have kept this card hidden away, it lovely. Hope the man flu has gone and that you are feeling well.

Looking forward to seeing you soon

Stamping Cafe said...

Oh this is super duper adorable, Chris!! Love the colors and the cherries are just awesome!!

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!Chris,not sure if you are home yet,so hope you have had a lovely holiday and have missed you sweetie.
see you soon,hugs Lou.xx

Joan said...

Wow oh wow, this bowl of cherries looks yummy!!!!

Enfys said...

Just been having another browse around Chris, this is adorable - I love anything with cherries,
big hugs
En xx

Happy Days said...

Stunning card. Love the cherries and believe it or not I have those papers - they're My Minds Eye and that sheet is about the only one I haven't used yet! x

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