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Saturday, 13 October 2012

Shaker card at MDUC


Hi lovelies! hope you are all well, quick post tonight as I am so far behind with everything that I am going take about a week to catch up! Alex is much better, still has a cough, but sleeping a bit better, not had an unbroken nights sleep though for a week, and of course now Maya is being all clingy and tearful, so no doubt she has picked up Alex's bug! Oh the joys!!!

OK quickly onto tonight's card, The theme over at MDUC is A shaker card, which I normally love doing, but I couldn't find my micro beads so had to order more, then I couldn't find my acetate so has to use gelatine sheets, then I dropped gesso on the front of the gelatine sheet so had to improvise and use tilda's snowflake to cover the mark!!!! It truly has been one of those weeks!

So here is my card, hope you like it, and I hope you take the time to join in the fun over at the challenge.






22 comments:

Kelly Lloyd said...

great card Kat,

Hope you have a better week next week..

Take care hun.. hope Maya and Alex both feel well soon

Big hugs to you all

Kelly x

Sarah said...

Hi Kat, oooh another fabulous card. You always know exactly what dies to use, they are brilliant.

Sounds like you had fun making this card!!! ;-0

Hope the littles are better soon, my Em currently has a cold - isn't sleeping and is particularly grumpy!!

Sarah

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image and fab colours.xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so sweet and so pretty . LOve the die cuts
Lisa x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Kat, definitely worth all your hard work and effort. I love the design and beautiful image

I hope your children are feeling loads better soon.
Take care
Hugs Sue

Teresa said...

Such a beautiful shaker card Kat I love it.
Hope you're children recover quickly for you, it's awful when they are poorly isn't it. Take care of yourself too. hugs Teresa xx

Debbie said...

This is just Gorgeous!!!!
Hugs
Debbie

Katie K said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Kat. All the elements are so well put together, just stunning. Sorry to hear your children are sick with the flu, hope they get better soon. Dispite all the mishaps, your card turned out fabulous. It is very funny reading it though.
Hugs,
Katie

belldoubleyou said...

Well, if it helps, I do think Tilda's snowflake looks quite nice where it is... it connects her with the scene in the shaker.

I hope your next project doesn't have quite so many missing pieces to improvise around, but the improvisations in this one still create a lovely card.

Marilyn said...

I hope things start going better for you.
Fabulous card and I really like that Tilda - have never seen her before but she's gorgeous.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Kat. I love the image and soft colours. The church in the background looks fab too.
Lorraine x

Alyce said...

wow kat!!! simply gorgeous...i love those trees and the image is just darling...I love her! :)

May said...

O my word this is Beautiful Kat, so much beauty to look at.. GORGEOUS design & detail... love the soft colours.. your colouring is Fabulous... Hugs May x x x

coops said...

so beautiful kat.gorgeous pretty design and colours and your design is fantastic ;D

xx coops xx

Christina C. said...

Such a magnificent work of art!!!! Adore your stunning design and coloring!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kathleen this is beautiful I love shaker cards I used to make them all the time many moons ago, this one you have designed to perfection and Tilda looks amazing.
hugs
lorraine x

Pat said...

Hi again my sweet friend! I couldn't NOT comment on this gorgeous creation while I was here!! I LOVE this card! Beautiful coloring and design work! And I always enjoy shaker cards!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Kat,
Oh it sounds like about everything that could go wrong went wrong in the process of creating this card, but it still came out beautiful! Lovely soft tones, beautiful card shape & gorgeous layers.

Hugz,
Sandy

P.S. Hope your kiddos are feeling better!

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is stunning gosh the detail is fantastic hugs Cherylx

Marjorie said...

Oh Wow!!! This is just stunning hunnie...
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Zo-Wie-Zo said...

Hi Kat! Gorgeous cards you've made.I love the images and all the details.Hugs Willie

Alessandra said...

aaaaaw i see someone has grabbed the new tildas lol...what a wonderful card, i love it!
hugs, alessandra