Monday, March 28, 2011


This card was just begging to be made!  Some time ago I saw this Tim Holtz Image and could  not believe my eyes - I sent a link to My Mum and sister and we all agreed - it looks like me when I was little - how amazing is that!!

The next amazing thing was that someone sent me the image in a RAK - and it has been sitting in a pile of UFO's (unfinished objects) for over a year - until this week - all it took to get me creating was the right DP - and that had been sitting in a drawer of scraps for about the same amount of time.

An easel card worked well and the flowers are from different RAK's, along with the gorgeous vintage lace and button.

The flower is created using a combination of the Spellbinders Floral Doily Accent, misc flowers, a top from a Christmas Decoration and a pink pearl.  I have had the Christmas decoration parts for a couple of years and only just thought to use it this way - I really like the way it encompasses the pearl.

A closer look at the DIVINE lace!

I just had to show you that adorable image one more time!  LOL!  I know I am going to have to get this stamp set one day - I can think of so many ways to use it!  Just quietly, I had intended when I started making this, that it would be a Mother's Day card for my Mum, BUT I just cannot bring myself to part with it - it calls my name!  LOL!  Sorry Mum - how do you like Hallmark - LOL!  JOKING!  While we may laugh at that comment, my Mum actually reads my posts and I think I am in BIG TROUBLE!  LOL!  Love you MUM!!

This card is for the following challenges:
Gingerloft - Dies or Punches
Lets Ink It Up - Does it Punches
One Stitch at a Time - Mothers Day/Babies
Scrappy Frogs - Flowers and Lace
Sentiment Sundays - Cute and Cuddly
Craft Your Days Away - For Mum or a Special Lady
Creative Inspirations - Mothers Day/Mum
Paper Cutz - Your Choice
Simon Says Stamp - Mothers Day or Girlie

Thank you for looking and for all of the support you give me in so many ways!  As you can see I am having fun creating, trying to fill in the hours I would normally be online visiting YOU!  LOL!  I am hoping to be back visiting your Blog in another week or so - I cannot rush these things, especially when it comes to my eyes!!  I love your visits - my days would not be the same without you stopping by!  God bless you!


  1. Awwwwwww how cute! How spooky!
    Fab card love the vintagey feel...

    Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT this week, good luck!
    hugs shell xx

  2. How utterly gorgeous and how honored you should feel that "Tim" made a stamp of you (hee hee)! Love it and all the embellies, 'specially how you did your flowers - sheer genius!

  3. Marvelous, Linda! That image is adorable, I imagine you were a very happy child, you shine with it now. I LOVE this card, and can see why it's a personal fave. The details are so yummy and adding all the RAKs adds to how special it is.

    Take care of those beautiful eyes. Blessings!

  4. What a beautiful card, you must have been a cute happy child then lol! Love the vintage feel to your creation with the beautiful flowers. Thank you for entering into the LIIU challenge. Suzanne B

  5. To funny! This is a great card/project, so adorable and vintage. Does that make you vintage? Just kidding my friend, really! I wouldn't be able to part with it either, a piece of art, especially if she looks like you did!

  6. Very beautiful card Linda and the image is sooo gorgeous..Loz

  7. Oh Linda that is just beautiful - isn't it amazing how we can re-purpose bits and bobs that may otherwise be thrown out... I think our DH's call it hoarding!!

  8. Great take on the Mothers Day theme. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations


  9. Gorgeous card, I love the vintage feel and your embellishments are beautiful and compliment the wonderful image perfectly.

    So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    Heather xx

  10. Ohh this one is lovely too! Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

  11. What a fantastic card! Really love the picture and the flowers!

    Thank you for joining my blogcandy!

  12. what a beautiful design and super cute image from Tim Holtz. Love all of the fine details on this Linda! Just a work of art....

  13. Gorgeous card and such beautiful detail! Love it! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
    Claire xx

  14. Another lovely card Linda. Thanks once again for sharing your creations with us at LIIU this time. Good luck.
    Dawn xx

  15. What a beautiful card, your colouring is amazing, and your colour scheme is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us this time at Sentimental Sundays.
    Love Susan

  16. What a beautiful card, I love the vintage feel... thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays and LIIU ;)

  17. Lovely card, great vintage feel - thanks for joining in with our Mother’s Day challenge at Craft Your Days Away.

    Crafty Creations by AJ

  18. wow gorgeous creation Linda, love your added extras on the beautiful flowers, thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT and Creative Inspirations this week

  19. Oh wow, how fabulous to find an image that is so like you when you were a little girl. As you say, this card needed to be made and it is a beauty. There is so much detail in it, a real work of art.

    Many thanks for joining in with our Mother's Day or Baby challenge over at OSAAT

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)


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