Thursday, 20 October 2011

LOTV challenge.

Morning peeps!!!
Its been a bit quiet in Lou bloggy land this week as I have been at work a lot this week!! I got a card order in on tuesday though that needed to be ready for friday so I had to motor on with that one quick!!!

I was so pleased when I opened up my blog reader this morning and saw the LOTV challenge for this  week as I had gotten a good row of the bingo to be able to join in with their new challenge.
I chose the Distressing, Flowers and Paper piecing row (mmmmm, when I look I could of gone for the Gems, Charms and Embossing row with my homemade 40 charm tag and my pearly bling on the corner!!) Its a 40th birthday card. I heat embossed my little fairy with some fine gold embossing powder so she would match the raised effect of the paper. The little rose was white so I coloured it up with matching promarkers that I used on my little fairy ( burnt orange and ginger) and then added a little bit of bling. The fronds are of course martha stewart, I ran my ball embosser over them to pop them up a bit and then pieced them around the corner of my image.

Here's a piccy of the fairy a little closer up, I love the gold heat embossed outline.

Last night Little Mo and I started the great pumpkin carving fun that we have every year! Its big thing in our house. My mum gets pumpkins from her friend so we always have at least 10. Mo made a start on his last night!! He draws on the pumpkin with a pen/pencil and then I cut out the drawing ( making sure I add 'sticks' to the bits that he draws like eyes and noses!!) This one is "a ghosty in a starry sky". I actually adore how he describes things and I love the fact that he loves something as simple as pumpkin carving.
Mo is one of those children that will never go down the spooky aisle in the super market or go into a shop with lots of halloween stuff in the window though he loves our spooky walk on halloween night!! bless him!!
Anyway here is Little Mo pumpkin one.....
"A ghosty in a starry sky"

Too cute!!
Mo is going to his first school disco tonight, he is a bit worried about it but he still wants to have a go at going!! I hope he manages it becuase there is no school tomorrow so he can relax after having a late night as the disco doesn't finish until 7:15pm !!!
Right, off for another busy day at work, Little Mo pack up to make and a load of washing to get on. 
Huge hugs Lou xxx


  1. lovely card and the pumpkin is too cute - love his eyes! Mary G x

  2. Goopd morning gorgeous, WOW this is just stunning, i love this image so much, gorgeous colours so soft, thanks for joining us this week at LOTV huggles Pops x x x

  3. Hi oh this is beautiful! The embossing idea is wonderful on her what a very clever idea. Your flower and leaves are perfect too ! Really like this one !! Aw I miss my daughters school discos now she is all grown up !! And as fir the pumpkin its great fun we still do it lol. I made pumpkin sooup once with all the insides and it did not turn out well must try it again. Kitty :D

  4. This card is just totally stunning. Very cute "pacman ghost" pumpkin too :)

  5. Oh Lou this is just gorgeous - love love love the colours.
    The pumpkin looks fab too.
    Hope Mo has fun at the disco :-)
    Take care
    Debs xx

  6. A beautiful card Mo, love this stamp. Thanks for taking part in this weeks LOTV Challenge and have fun carving!

  7. Hi!Lou your card is very lovely,the soft colours are really pretty too.
    Great pumpkin-well done Mo :)
    see you soon,
    hugs Lou.xx

  8. Hi Lou, this is one of the prettiest cards I've ever seen; the colours really appeal to me - soooo beautiful!

    Bless little Mo, he sounds just like my little granddaughter Molly. She won't go down the scary aisle in the shop either! Last year Asda had a huge cardboard cut out of Frankenstein or something and she was terrified, lol! She's such a little sweetie.

    Hope Mo enjoyed the disco!

  9. Beautiful card Lou, looks great! =)
    Love the pumpkin, so scary!
    Hugs, Elenor

  10. Beautiful card - the colours you've used are gorgeous!

  11. Awe this card is absolutely gorgeous Lou, love your colouring, papers and fabulous image. Sooo cute!
    Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.

  12. Oh this is beautiful! Love the embossed image and soft colors. It looks so special! xxD

  13. So pretty! Love the vintage colours. Thanks for joining us at LOTV this week hun x


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