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Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Japanese Cute Doll - The Paper Shelter


Good morning everyone and may I start by saying welcome to my new followers Lesley, Heather and Bronwyn and Nela. It really does mean a lot to me that you take the time to become followers of my site.

Have to admit I have had a mad couple of days. On Sunday I noticed a red light on my fridge/freezer.... not good !!!! It had died.  Managed to find a new one on line but when I tried to order it it said rejected after I had inserted payment details. I tried another twice then my mobile started ringing. Lloyds TSB fraud line saying they had blocked payment as they thought it was suspicious ?????? By the time I cleared it with them Curry's had blocked the payment as I had tried 3 times........ it ended up with me having to go into the shop and pay. Thankfully it came today and is installed. I now have a bin full of food.... who needs so many packets of prawns? My neigbour did enjoy the pork chops, steak and sausages I sent over :)  I have been shopping and the new one is full again :)

Today sees the start of a new challenge at The Paper Shelter where we have a 'Flower Extra 
Vaganza'... definitely not a problem to me as I love adding flowers and have missed doing it on my last few cards. Anyway enough waffle onto todays card.

From all the gorgeous images that Veronica and Pedro produce I chose 'Japanese Cute Doll'.  She is one I have wanted to use for a while.


She is cut using SB grand decorative ovals and backed on a grand oval.  The corners I finally managed to get this week and are Cheery Lynn . I also used a new MS branch punch :)... I enjoyed shopping over Christmas and have quite a few new things to play with.
The Paper is from Papermania by Lucy Cromwell. Flowers from WOC. Shoes from Mei Craft bought about 2 years ago. Ribbon, lace, gems and pearls from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils. ( Ooooo did you know that Letrasett have released another 92 Flexmarkers today?  I ordered 18  (I have all the others as promarkers) you get one free for every 5 you order :).  I also added a little stickles to her dress and flowers.


The inside does match the front of the card.


Our prize this week as always is $30 in products if you use a Paper Shelter image or 3 images of your choice with any other image.  I hope you will take the time to look at the beautiful cards the other DT members have made and wish you good luck if you do enter our challenge.


I am entering the following challenges:-


31 comments:

Doreen said...

Beautiful card....gorgeous image and fab layout.xxx

tilly's crafts said...

beautiful Eileen, love that image and the colours. more flexmarkers lol? glad you got your freezer sorted!
Kim x

nnalorac said...

She's so sweet Eileen, everything goes perfect with her, love it. Carolxx

Debs said...

Lovely card, great colouring, so to hear about your freezer problems, thanks for noticing my wrong prize amount, ooops, Take care.
Hugs Debs

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card Eileen, I love your oval and your colouring is just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxx

Marie said...

Really sweet Eileen. It's stunning!
Love n hugs
marie

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Eileen. I really love that image and you have coloured her so beautifully. The papers and details you have added are gorgeous too.
hugs Sue

Krafty Kows said...

Wow what a stunning card. Jeanette

Inkypinkydelights said...

Aw poor you! At least you are sorted now. Love your card though Eileen! Judy x

Wishcraft said...

Such a lovely image, she's so pretty! Gorgeous card hun, love all your details :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Vicky said...

This is gorgeous sweetie love the lush soft colours.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Tracey said...

This is stunning Eileen, I love all the details :)
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Susan Flynn said...

She's a real beauty Eileen. Love the papers with her they have a lovely oriental cherry blossom type of look to them. Your new corners are exquisite too! Hugs Susan x

Lorraine said...

Beautiful card Eileen. I love the image. Gorgeous colours and layout too.
Lorraine x

pinky said...

Crikey what a shame about your freezer, lucky neighbour though lol. I love your gorgeous card Eileen. Beautifully coloured and those corners are so perfect for the feel of the card. Staying away from Letrasett lol I ordered what I needed to complete the promarker set this week so that's me for a while lol.

andree said...

Poor you, not a good start to 2013! Just love your card, the colours are beautiful and I just adore this image-I have her too xx

coops said...

so stunning eileen.gorgeous pretty image and your colours and design are beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Nat said...

Oh Eileen, what a lovely image and your colours & colouring are perfect!
Natx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Eileen and what wonderful details and sweet image.
luv
Debby

Pop's Cards said...

Simply stunning sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

Lorraine said...

Beautiful card Eileen. Perfect colour combo.

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Eileen this is breathtakingly beautiful, wow, I love how you have coloured the image and the design, colours, papers and embellishments are pure perfection.
hugs
lorraine x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Eileen it is me again. I have just read your wonderful comment that you left me, I must admit that I have been rather worried about her eating anything that may be poisonous, fortunately I did pull up a lot of bulbs last year it is the new stuff that is coming through although they are mostly Daffs and Bluebells, I try to check that there is nothing hanging about but she seems to get into places that I would never dream that she could, lol. She did fall in the pond so I have put up some trellis work to stop her getting too close, I never use slug pellets as I have frogs in the pond so i hope that I will be lucky and not have a sick puppy.
Hugs
lorraine x

Nicola said...

Awe this card is absolutely gorgeous Eileen, love your colouring, paper and fabulous image.
Thank you for playing along with Whoopsi Daisy.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

Samantha said...

Fabulous card and love that flower ribbon too! Great to see you at Totally Gorjuss this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Samantha said...

Fabulous card and love that flower ribbon too! Great to see you at Totally Gorjuss this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Daisychain said...

A gorgeous card, love your choice of dies & punches. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy and hope to see you next week. Hugs Christine x

Hazel said...

Amazing card eileen - such a great image but love all the little extra touches you have done as well.

Glad you got everything sorted out with your freezer.

Thank you for dropping by to see me and leaving me some very much appreciated comments.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Ta ta for now.

Hazel xx

Claire Murphy said...

Hello Eileen, this is a stunning card and the colours are amazing! I love the corners!
Claire xx

Shelby said...

Yea for your new fridge! Don't you just hate when the credit card fraud hits your card right at the exact wrong moment...I've had that happen so many times and sometimes not at the most convenient moments.
Anyhoo your card is just lovely and colored so exquisitely. Love the gold accents and those corner pieces are awesome.

Shelby

Ang said...

Very pretty card, love the image and the colours, thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
Hugs
Ang
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