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Friday, 1 February 2013

Frame It - La La Land GDT Card

Hello lovely peeps, 
I am so not happy with the husband! I've had a traumatic morning trying to feed his bearded dragons their salad. I always make hubs hand feed them their live food so there aren't any locust or crickets hopping around their home so that when he is at work & I need to feed them there are no creepy crawlies in there as I really don't like those horrid creatures. This morning I put my hand in the dragons Vavarium to take out the salad bowls to feed them & I was just about to pick Millie the smaller dragon up & had the fright of my life when a large locust jumped over my hand. I was trying to convince myself the dragons would be fine without salad this morning but my conscience got the better of me & so it was a case of marigolds on, sleeves tucked in, beady eyes on the locusts & very slowly edging my hand in to reach the bowls while all the time quietly cursing the husband lol. I can't cope with going through that again at tea time so if Millie & Merlin haven't eaten those locusts by then I think I'll be quickly opening the door, forget the bowls & throw the salad in and shutting the door again very quickly lol.

Today is
Inspiration Friday at La La Land for this weeks
FRAME IT 
challenge :)
The image I've used on today's card is super cute little Sweet Friends Marci & I have used the Filigree Corner Die on the corners of my frame. I made the frame by simply using a rectangle of card & cutting an aperture using my largest rectangle nestie. I then covered it with a couple of layers of Picket Fence crackle paint and when dry added the Filigree corners which I painted using Pewter crackle paint.
The Copic colours I've used are -
skin -E11, E00, E000, R20, hair - E44, E43, E41, clothes - B95, B93, B91 /  W4, W2, W0.
Panda - N9, N7, N5 / C1, C0, C00 / RV55, RV10.

The papers I've used are from a Papermania pad called Lucy Cromwell, The feathers were from Etsy, Blue twirly branch is from Magnolia, white twirly from The Ribbon Girl & the little bows I have had for ages & I think were from a craft show.
I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Make It Monday - anything goes, Inspire Me Friday - anything goes
Gareth has just come home for a bath before work which I thought was strange as from 2am this morning he started house sitting for our friends who have gone to Australia for a month, but the penny has just dropped! Of course if he comes home for a bath or shower he'll leave his dirty washing for good old mum to do, he's not daft that lad lol.
Have a lovely weekend & thanks for stopping by

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27 comments:

  1. Oh Mandy this is so cute. I love this little cutie and she looks fantastic in your beautiful frame. Gorgeous selection of embellies too, just love your twisted stems.
    Big Hugs
    Clare
    xx

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  2. Gorgeous framed card and oooooooh Mandy, you're brave cause everything you describe (including the animals that needed feeding) makes my skin crawl lol!!!!!!!

    xx Irene

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  3. OMG Mandy...your soo brave, not a chance I could do that...screammmmmm...just the thought..oh brave girly......lol...

    Your card is soo gorgeous, very pretty as always...enjoy your week-end and make your hubby buy you something nice for the trauma you suffered...lol...xxx

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  4. Mandy, this is so cute, love the image, your colouring is fantastic, and love all the detail and fabulous stitching!!!

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  5. Mandy this is just so pretty and I love the picture frame on the wall.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  6. Hi Mandy, hope you've recovered from your locust ordeal!
    Fab card, love the frame and pretty embellishments! The image is so sweet and coloured brilliantly and I always love your stitching detail! Hugs, Lisa x

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  7. Fabulous card my dear,wonderful image and lovely colors^_^
    Have a beautiful weekend^_^
    Big hug,
    Sonia

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  8. Gorgeous card,
    love it-image is super,
    Have a nice weekend,
    hugs Tamara

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  9. Absolutely stunning card Mandy your colouring is so beautiful. Lol with you and those dragons ;-)

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  10. oh my Mandy i totally love ! fab idea the frame around stamp.
    amazing coloring!
    hugs
    céline

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  11. Gosh Mandy this is stunning xx

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  12. Hi Mandy
    A stunning and beautiful card gorgeous colour's and design have a lovely weekend
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  13. Wow, what a beautiful card! I love the spirals and flowers. I would never think of using those embellishments together but it's amazing! The corners are a nice touch too....love it all!!!!!

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  14. Wow amazing card, the frame is fantastic, corners brilliant, all of if perfect, well done...

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  15. Love this framed card! The branches and feathers are such a gorgeous addition to the card!

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  16. Absolutely stunning card. The colours are beautiful.
    Hugs
    JAyne

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  17. Gorgeous card, very pretty colours & such a cute image
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  18. pmsl Mandy you painted some picture there, marigolds and all.
    Smashing card as always, love the little frame, it sets the sweet image off beautifully
    Anne x

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  19. OMG Mandy!!!! It's so wonderful the way you made the frame around her!!!! Love how you coloured her and the gorgeous flowers! Hugs, Brigitte

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  20. awww mandy i love this!!! what a great idea about the frame.... i have actually just bought some of this! i love the gorgeous layout :)

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  21. This is so pretty Mandy, love the frame aroud the cute mage and fabulous colouring and details..gorgeous.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  22. Wow Mandy this is so beautiful! I adore it!

    Hugs
    Gina x

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  23. Really gorgeous Mandy - love the framing. Talk about being devoted!!! You merit a really yummy valentines. Nicola x

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  24. Beautiful, I love your work Mandy.
    Hugs,
    Becky xx

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  25. Oh how lovely! The frame is beautiful, and so are your gorgeous soft colours!

    love Mags B x

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  26. wow. this card is fabulous. Love how you created that frame and love all the wonderful little details.

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  27. Hi Mandy just found your blog wow what stunning creations you have made no wonder you have so many followers well you have 1 more now
    Jacki xx

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Mandy xx

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