Thursday, 8 January 2009

Cute Card Thursday

The challenge over at Cute Card Thursday this week is to use something new on your card. Well, being the shopaholic that I am, it wasn't too difficult to find something new and in this case it is the Tilda stamp (used for the first time), and the American Crafts ribbon. Papers are Cosmo Cricket and I coloured the image with Ranger Distress Inks, highlighting with Inkessentials white pen. This is the first time I have 'shadowed' the image and it was much easier than I thought, and I also used watercolour paper for the first time which worked really well.

Since my recent illness (for those who don't know, I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in November and subsequently had a mastectomy, but the prognosis is really good following one more operation on the 27th January, and I am now free of cancer), I have decided to go for a walk every day whilst I'm off school. Yesterday the weather put me off, but today looks just perfect for a lovely long walk.

See you later xxx

16 comments:

mamaluke said...

lovely card, glad you've had a go at shadowing, it can make a real difference. I've just got those CC papers, the colours are so lovely. Hope you enjoyed your walk. So pleased you are in health at the moment. God bless you x

Deb said...

Fabulous card Juliet, I absolutely love it! Your flower is amazing, gorgeous colouring and beautiful layout! So sorry to hear you have been ill but glad that you have the all clear, take care of yourself!

Thank you for joining in the CCT challenge!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love the card, Sorry to hear about the illness, glad you are on the mend now. Hope everything goes well on the 27th for you. Hazel xox

Diane.W. said...

Hi Juliet,your card is gorgeous & so are all your others (had a nosey!!!).
I see you are in West Yorks like me (Bradford),where are you?
So pleased you are well again,take care :o)x

joey said...

Hi Juliet, your card is gorgeous!!! I love the flower.xxx

Sorry to hear you have been ill and I am so glad you now are clear, hope all goes well on the 27th.xxxx

Jac said...

Stunning card Juliet those papers are gorgeous.

So glad to hear you are doing well, hope you had a lovely walk and that the sun was shining for it - its cold damp and gray here! x

Mrs Wonka said...

What a beautiful card. I am so sorry to hear about your illness, I'm so pleased that you are now in the clear and on the mend!

Mrs Wonka x

COCO said...

oh lovely !!! very fabulous !!!

LISA said...

Fab card, love the colours you have used and your colouring is lovely.
Glad you have been given the all clear, i hope you enjoyed your walk today x

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card! love these colors.

Dawn said...

Hi Juliet
Stunning card - your colouring is brilliant and watercolour paper makes such a difference I think!

I am sorry to hear about your illness, and hope your final op goes well.

Hugs
Dawn
x

Pascale said...

Great shadowing Juliet. I love everything about this. I am so relieved for you that things look good for you! LOL Pascale :)

Shary said...

Beautiful colour combo. Very pretty.
Sorry to hear you have been ill, glad you have the all clear now.

Allison said...

lovely card and love the flower
AllisonX

Sara said...

Lovely colouring. So glad to hear that you're beating the cancer - keep well. Sara x

Suzanne said...

The Tilda Image has been coloured Beautifully!

So sorry to hear your news but pleased that you are now clear!

Hugs Suze x