Sunday 22 September 2013

All pink and girly!

Hello all and I hope that your weekend has been going well?  A bright and dry morning here in our little corner of the UK - and not too chilly either which is great!  And a peaceful morning for us too as, for once, it's just hubby and me (plus dog and cat of course!).  Daughter is still down in Sussex helping her boyfriend settle in to his new Uni as he starts his PhD (she'll be back next weekend), and son stayed at his friend's last night - which all makes a great change from us having the usual 'youth hostel' type house that we have at weekends with various bodies coming and going!  Mind you, much as we enjoy the occasional peaceful interlude, I'm not sure how well I'll adapt when they've all flown the nest - it'll feel very quiet and empty.  I'll just have to do more crafting to occupy me won't I.... lol!

The card I've got for you today was made for a colleague for her daughter and she said she liked 'dogs, cats, pink, purples, glitter, etc' - so that was a really difficult one for me - not! lol!

I've used the LOTV stamp 'A saucer of milk' - such a cutie!  I've coloured the image with copics and promarkers with some added pearly drops
The backing papers are from Hunkydory.  I've added the LalaLand heart banner and some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts (that have had a touch of glamour dust added!) and a sheer ribbon bow and heart. The sentiment is from LOTV with some gems from stash. 

And the inside decorated to match

And thankfully she seemed to like the finished product! 

Before I go I thought I'd share a little photo with you.  Those who've been following me a while (and thank you for your endurance!) may remember me mentioning Tilly the Dog's best friend Monty, a gorgeous big bear of a Newfoundland dog who lives with one of my closest friends. Well, Monty has acquired a little 'brother' who my friend Sarah picked up this week.  Merlin is 8 weeks old and is the cutest baby bear
Well, I just had to go for puppy cuddles yesterday didn't I?  At least while I could still pick him up!  He's 8 weeks old and already weighs 11kg.  Isn't he cute? 

Anyway, less waffle!  I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend. 
I'll be back soon,
Kim x 
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
Charisma Cardz - favourite colour combo (shades of pinks and lilacs)
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes + ribbon
In the Pink - bling it up
Inky Chicks - pretty in pink


  1. Morning Kim, I was about to start raving on about how much I love your card...which I do....but Merlin stopped me in my tracks...OMG....I adore him....oh he is sooooo beautiful....xxxx

  2. Lovely card Kim, that image is so sweet and beautifully coloured. That puppy is just the cutest! Shame they have to grow up and don't stay so cute and adorable, though to be fair I do love the big dogs too...except when they sit on my foot lol! :) xx

  3. Great card, but sorry,the puppy wins the cuteness stakes today!! He's going to end up the size of a small horse!! xx

  4. Gorgeous card Kim, so pretty and girly :D And that dog is so flufffay! :D I just want to snuggle him :D

    Tags xx

  5. Gorgeous card, fabulous colours and design. Love the cuddly dog - he is gorgeous! TFS

  6. Hi Kim, what a gorgeous card! Love the sweet image, your colouring is fab and the layout is great. I've got that banner die and not used it yet, really will have to get it on something soon!

    And the puppy - awwwwww he's adorable!!!! I'd have a dog in heartbeat but hubby is allergic so we've got cats. Which are fine and great characters but there's something about a dog that just calls to me.

    Hope you are enjoying your peaceful weekend.


  7. I love this image Kim and you have coloured her beautifully. So much gorgeousness with the colour scheme and embellies.
    Enjoy your peaceful time. The puppy is so gorgeous.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  8. An adorable card Kim, love that heart banner die, another to my long list. Lol!!! I adore that puppy, you will not be able to pick him up much longer.


  9. Oh he's a gorgeous little fur ball. I want a cuddle lol

    Your card is gorgeous Kim. Love the image and sentiment and your have chose the perfect colour

    Enjoy your peaceful day, while it lasts lol

    Hugs Kelly

  10. Fab card Kim love the banner LOL haven't used mine for a bit will have to get it back out! Omggggggggg what a cute gorgeous ball of fur!!! he's adorable no wonder you wanted cuddles. I saw someone the other day out with four of them! I'm hoping they have a large house hahahaha they are beautiful dogs..huggles Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxx

  11. Perfectly pink and girlie Kim - sweet image and pretty DP's
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Debs xx

  12. Hi honey
    This is just stunning. Your colouring is just beautiful!
    Love the image it's so cute.
    Enjoy the rest of your day
    Hugs xx

  13. Gorgeous card Kim, I love the image, beautiful colouring and pretty detailing.
    Awww Merling looks adorable.
    Sue xx

  14. Stunning card Kim. Gorgeous pinks and papers and fabulously coloured, beautiful image. Not quite as beautiful as Monty, but lovely in its own right!

  15. This is just precious. Love the soft pinks
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  16. This is gorgeous Kim. I love the image and pretty colours.
    Lorraine x

  17. I love all the pink gorgeousness of this card and that is such a sweet image.
    Now is that little Merlin cute or what and yes, he does look like a little bear, huh?

  18. A gorgeously girlie pink card Kim.... love the image and your fab colouring...

    Thanks for sharing at In The Pink - hope to see you here again soon!

    Christine x

  19. Fab girly card Kim, love the colours and beautiful image, and wowzer such a cute puppy, don't blame you for going for cuddles. Hugs, Colette xx

  20. Awww Kim your card is beautiful! Love the pinks and your gorgeous design!

    Thank you for sharing the pic of Merlin, I so want him!!! We lost our long haired German Shepherd a couple of years ago and I miss her so much.

    Hope your job is going well.

    Gina x

  21. A gorgeous card Kim. The LOTV stamps and images are my new faves. As for is sooo me.
    Love Lea x

  22. Beautiful card and I just love that sentiment!!! Thanks for joining s at PCJ! HUgsxx

  23. This is just lovely Kim, fab addition of the border and the pearly dots.
    Lucky you getting cuddles from that divine puppy!

    Thank you for entering our Ribbon and Lace challenge - good luck!

    Lili of the Valley x

  24. Your card is very nice. I like all the pink. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons!
    And that puppy. my goodness, such a sweeeeeet ball of fur. Too cute!
    hugs! xx

  25. Sweet card! and adorable puppy!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHARISMA CARDZ challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  26. Stunning card love the pinks and purples and how cute is Monty!!! So sweet!!

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz

    Hugs Mandy xxx


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Kim x