Thursday, March 24, 2011

I am back and have a card to share....

Hello everyone,
I swear that life has just been a whirl wind for the last month or more. I am so glad to be home. But I have to tell you that I am still not caught up and it will take me a bit to get that way. I have tons of emails to still answer and a house and laundry that needs cleaning and then I have my day job!!!!! OH I WANT TO PLAY in my craft studio!!!!!!!!!!!! I got up yesterday at 4:30 AM to make this card for Color Create.
You see it is my turn to host the challenge this time and with everything going on here at home I was unable to get my card done before listing time. I HATE IT WHEN THAT HAPPENS!!
I am still under water here and trying the balance everything. It is going to be a while until I am in full swing and getting everything done like it needs to be.
I want to thank everyone who has left comments and emails. You are all so sweet and caring. I will get to all of the emails with-in the next little bit.
Now enough of all that and lets get onto my card for today.......
I have picked PASTEL COLORS
with the optional extra of EASTER.

Here is the photo that I have picked for inspiration.

I have used #361 Strawberry Tilda
(I see that she is out of stock but will be back very soon)
Paper used: Bazzill cardstock, Melissa Frances, MME, 3 bugs in a rug
I have used my copic markers to color my image.
For the embellies I have used lots of paper flowers, pearls, heart button, chick charm, butterfly charm, some fibers and ribbon and a bit of trim.
I have sewn my card and used Ranger distressed ink for the edges of the layers.

Challenges to enter:


PAPER TAKE WEEKLY: It's a Mom thing (or just be girlie)

ABC: Q is for Quilting/sewing




CRAFT YOUR DAY AWAY: for Mom or Special Lady


Can you see my cute little chickie charm peeking out from the flowers?
Well, that is my very long post for today.....
I hope to be able to do some blog hopping this weekend to see what you have been making while I have been away.


Marjolijn said...

Ohhhhhh this is such a cute card!
Good luck with everything that you need to do.

Greetings Marjolijn

Jannie said...

OOh wow beautiful card Janiel. The image is so sweet and the papers,colours and flowers are gorgeous.
Have a nice day.

Hugs Jannie.

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow, beautiful n colorful creation dear.

Juls said...

lovely to have you back....I just adore this card!! Loving the beautiful soft colours and as always your attention to detail is just amazing!! just adore this! Hugs Juls

Astrid said...

OMG Janiel this colours are so lovely and your card is gorgeous.
Hugs Astrid

Larisa said...

Janny, it is adorable! very good colouring!! Love the bright spring colours here!)))

Ilo said...

Wow again such a wonderful card (as we are used to see here)

Have a wonderful day!
xo ILo

D K Crafts said...

Hi Janiel. Gorgeous card. Love the colours and layout and Tilda is very sweet. The flowers are beautiful and lovely embellishments too. Donna

Isbel Ahmad said...

Great Job. Is a beautiful card. I love the color combination. A big Hug from Puerto Rico.

dolcreations said...

You created this card at 4 in the morning! Wow...I would never be able to create something like you have! I just love all your little details you have added. Beautifully done!

Sharon said...

I just loved working with your pastel colours for the challenge Janiel. Your card is just so beautiful - I love the cute little chick hiding amongst the flowers. Hope you have time to catch your breath soon :)

Sharon x

Jenny said...

Wow you are dedicated. Although your life is hectic you haven't lost your mojo. A stunning card as always.
p.s. the housework and laundry can wait, it only gets dirty as soon as its cleaned!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely a gorgeous card Janiel....Love the colors and the layers.
Nice to see you back

Suzi said...

This is so pretty, love the papers, embellishments are gorgeous as is sweet Tilda. A beautiful bright cheery card.
Suzi x

Sandy said...

OMG Janiel - your cards are always so beautiful! I come to your blog for inspiration dear heart - and to learn how it's done. Seeing is worth a thousand words!

Cathy said...

Beautiful card!

Debra G Smith said...

Glad your back...and for sharing such a beautiful card. I love the colors and your embellishments look great. Keep hanging in there.

Stamper Gyrl said...

I love your card,. It is so beautiful. Some day when I grow up I want to color just like you!(Grin)!
I have been to busy with projects to have fun with Tildas but I may have to take a break and do a card I want. Those are my most favorite candies!

Pat said...

Oh Janny...another stunning creation, hon!! I am totally lovin' this Your coloring is stunning...and I totally love your new DPs...I have mine on order!! Such perfect embellies too!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Maria said...

Simply fabulous Janiel! Loving this colour combo and those yummy papers. Hugs, Maria

charlene said...

Jan your card is just adorable ! Great paper

Anonymous said...

Janny, this is just precious girl!! Even getting up that early in the still knock it out of the park girl!! :) Love the soft color and design!! That little chick peeking out of the flowers is too cute!! LOL!! Hope things settle for you soon! HUGS

Barb Hardeman said...

Hi Janny, wow!! WOW! This is stunning, your coloring perfection and I LOVE your beautiful embellies. Absolutely Gorgeous!!!

LINDA W. said...

OMGoodness your card is gorgeous love
your coloring.
hugs Linda

Judy K. said...

Oh how pretty, sooo cheery and sweet! Love the little chick peeking out!
Judy K.


Stunning and gorgeous card Janiel,beautiful colour's,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Michelle said...

Jan this card is so sweet!! Glad to see you are getting back into the swing of things. Been missing your gorgeous cards!

Renkata said...

Hi dear janny,
welcome back.
Utterly cute card and amazing colour combo.
All details are so pretty.

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

Wow faboulus card, love all the fine colors!
Bye Mascha

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Gorgeous card, Janiel! Beautiful colours, and I love all your embellishments.

Teri said...

Oh Janiel, take your time getting back into the swing of things.... I know how hard it is after everything calms down... it's still tough to get back to normal!
Your card is just darling! I love the way you color and the way you arrange all the flowers adds so much!!!

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Janiel, love the colours. Hope your back in your craftroom more often now!

Maria Therese said...

Woooooooow your coloring is just amazing!! Gorgeous card too sweetie!

Riet said...

So beautiful card Janiel,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Cricket said...

Oh my gosh, this is gorgeous Janiel. The colors are amazing.

Di said...

Hi Janny
So sorry to hear you have had so much to contend with lately life can really throw us a curve ball sometimes, i do hope you are back to normal soon. Well your card is just stunning as usual i just love finding all the little details in your cards! and some of those flowers look like candy, a beautiful card good enough to eat!!!
Hugs Di xxxx

Kat said...

Stunning card Janiel, beautiful colours. Love the little chick.

Thanks for your visit to my blog and your kind words. Hope things are getting better for you now.

Hugs Kat xx

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Janny!
your card is adorable. I love all those pastel colors. Lots of layers. Cute little chicken charm. Gorgeous coloring.
Hugs Maz

angelwhispers said...

Janiel tis is just adorable and such fabulous colours!! Hope everything settles down soon for you hope you are ok and back to your craftying Love Chanelle xxx

Christina C. said...

Janiel, this is the prettiest card I have seen to date with this your magnificent colors and papers and Tilda is absolutely stunning!!!!! This card is a work of art!

Jackie Thomas said...

Oh wow Janiel, your card is just gorgeous. Hugs xo

Angela said...

What a pretty card! I love the combination of spring colors. All the flower embellies are so sweet - love that heart button. Adorable! Beautiful coloring too on this cute Tilda! :) hugs, Angela

Sylvia said...

What a fantastic card:-))
Love the colours and fabulous details!!

Kerry Steger said...

Wow Janiel,
I have never posted a comment where there are so many other comments!! Your card is just lovely and so soft and feminine. Great colour inspiration this week.

Suzanne said...

Gorgeous card! Lovely image and love all the details. Your stitching looks fab. Thanks for entering the ABC challenge this week.
Hugs Sue x

Donna Moore said...

This is a pastel wonder of beauty! Thank you so much for sharing this extraordinary creation, a totally precious card! We loved having you join in on our challenge and celebration, come join us again very soon!

Beth Devitt said...

Very pretty. Love all the embellies all around. It adds so much interest. Beautiful

Cordine said...

It's gorgeous!

Jill said...

gorgeous card Janiel love the little bow thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx


This is beautiful, so precious. The colors are amazing, you rock!

Ila said...

Wowzers!!..this card is Over the top Gorgeous!!..your coloring and details are Amazing!!..and I love that little chickie peeking out!!...Hugs, Ila

Iulia said...

Oh my Janiel! Your card is simply breathtaking! So sweet and girlie and springtime! Right down my alley!Great design and of course amazing coloring!
I have a blog candy running these days, if you happen to pop in:)
Hugs, Iulia

Julie said...

Wow Janiel, even with all the stuff going on for your, you make one helluva of a card!! I love the way you don't skimp on your embellies - your create such a wonderfully rich feel!! Gorgeous card - take time to look after yourself too!!! Juliexx

Claire Phillips said...

Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations this week and sharing your beautiful project! Cheers Claire x

A.J. said...

Lovely card and beautiful colours - thanks for joining in with our Mother’s Day challenge at Craft Your Days Away.

Crafty Creations by AJ