Sunday, 6 June 2010

Cards from my time MIA

Hello bloggers,

I was MIA for a little while because life got soo busy here I hardly hat time to blog or craft much. I did get a few cards done, but not had a chance to show them yet. I want to "get them out of the way" now *lol* so here there are without much ado.


This card was made for Georgia (also known as 'lil G) to cheer her up, hope it did! One of Mo's wonderful images again, coloured in Copics, background and sentiment stamped with PTI stamps, other bits from stash.



These flowers were really hard to photograph! They were made with my cricut and a file I got here. They were quite easy to do and once I had sourced some proper floral tape for the wire stems it got together really quickly as well.


This card went together with the flowers as a thank you for a friend who helped me out with my kids. I made it at a craft get-together I go to once a month where we had a theme of playing with shapes and rather not too many embellies. Quite liked this simple look!


Here I have a little quicky card I loved doing as I rarely have the chance to make a card for a teenage girl! A friends niece is in hospital with tonsilitis (?) and she needed a card, so I dug out this Magnolia Tilda and used PTI stamps and ribbon from stash. Tilda was partly paper-pieced and partly coloured with Copics.


This card is my birthday card for one of my dearest crafty friends, Julie. I sent it a tad late on the day before her actual birthday and it arrived too late, but I heard she liked it still *lol*
Mo image again (it's called "Kissy") coloured with Copics, Hero Arts swirl stamp for background, sentiment and button are PTI and some lovely old lace I got from a kind crafter!

These last two are identical and I made them for Julie and Lesley. I love the PTI set I used for them and what better way to use them than for a couple of crafty friends who'll "get" it?!

Hope you liked my quickfire post and as always I look forward to your comments! Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

Judi said...
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CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Alex
Gorgeous cards,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Judi said...

Sorry about removing the last one, I hate it when I make a spelling error!

Anyway, what I wanted to say was another set of great cards, and I love the flowers they're superb!

Hugs

Judi xxx

Julie said...

A fab set of cards and the flowers are fab too. Love that image of Mo's and your colouring is inspirational.

Chrissie said...

Such beautiful projects Alex and such a varied assortment!
I must pay Mo another visit soon, there are so many new images I need and I just LOVE the final cards, perfect for crafters.

Stressed Stamper said...

wow how busy and I love them all..Gotta get that Mo image. Your colouring in is fantastic and choice of papers compliment each piece - great posting (especially those flowers)

Janette said...

Hi Alex,wow fab set of cards and I had to do a double take at the flowers,so gorgeous,hope your well,take care.xxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

I laughed my sox off when I received your card, Alex. It is so funny and so perfect for Julie and me. Thank you so much! I love your other cards in this post too. Your sentiment is so perfect for the "under the weather" card and Julie's birthday card is gorgeous!!! Your flowers are amazing. The one on the card is lovely but the Chrisanths are Divine with a capital D. Beautiful work!!! Love Lesley

Grenouille Greetings said...

I love the pink and grey confection at the top of the post too, Alex. I didn't mean not to mention her! Beautifully coloured! Hugs Lesley

Linda said...

Brilliant cards Alex, Love the Mo image one, you have coloured her so beautifully. I had to think for a while what you meant by MIA, this is my eldest Grandaughters name, so it caught my eye, But I guess you mean 'missing in action'? Hugs Linda xx

jan.angell said...

For someone who is busy you do come up with some cracking projects! I love the flower heads, (how long did they take?!)and the "use stuff" cards are just so perfect...
Love, Jan xx

Kathleen said...

great cards as ever alex!! wonderful colouring - wish i could come close to yours!!
love the way you always manage to match your colours to the backing papers.
love the craft stash cards!!
and what a lucky lady jules is - beautiful card.

~@ngie~ said...

wow the cards are stunning but I LOOOOVE the flowers... they look si real ;o) xXx

Sarah said...

All fabulous and those flowers are amazing, you got the hang of your Cricut then!

Jennifer {jennifer-g} said...

Wow, look at all these gorgeous projects!! Your coloring is just beautiful. What fun images too, wow! Love them all!

jules said...

oh Alex gorgeous cards!and love the flowers your very clever!!!!!