Monday, 18 July 2011

Happileigh Scrappin' Challenge #31 Handmade Embellishments. And an announcement.

Happi Sister Starla, set us the challenge this week to make our own embellishments. Those who know me will already know that's something I love to do. I used Girl With Basket, and instead of DP's I used Daisy Days (part of a set of images) as my background - available at the store. I've a sheet of embossed card (Tim Holtz) and my handmade is a quilled flower. 

I'm sad to say it looks as if I've not coloured her skin at all, I used putty and ivory promarkers and vanilla as her blush for her cheeks and little knee's.....you'll just have to use your imagination.
 Flower close up. 
Please pop to the challenge and join us this week, we'd love to see your handmades too. You don't need to use a Happileigh Scrappin' image to enter, but if you do you get two entries for the prize draw. Additionally, those using a Happileigh image will be entered into a separate prize draw. 


Now for the Announcement 
This is my last ever post, due to health issues and other circumstances I've leaving blogland. I have to say I've enjoyed my few months entering challenges and being part of Design Teams, and in particular being part of Feline Playful. Life happens though doesn't it, and 'a girls gotta do' and all that. 

Byebye and take care,
 to all my Blogfriends. 


16 comments:

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi Lin!
I´m so sorry, that you´ll stop blogging - sorry, because there are obviously very severe reasons... I loved to stop by your blog and will MISS YOU and your humorous comments!!!
I´d love to keep contact via email!
I wish you all the best!
Lots of hugs,
Uli
Your card is so sweet - don´t worry about the skin - I can see, that you coloured it very nicely!

I already start missing you!

dj1952 said...

Oh Linda, I'm sure going to miss you. I know we have to make difficult decisions and our life does come before this. You will be missed by one and all. Love, dj

Made by Mandy said...

Linda, I completely understand your reason for leaving the DT. Such a shame but as I said, real life and your health are much more important.

This is a beautiful card to have finished on, such happy colours.

I truly wish you all the very best.

Lots of love Mandy xxx

Dorcas said...

Lin,
I am going to miss you in Blogland more than you will ever know. We've done a lot together and I'm so sorry your health (and your familie's) is making life rather miserable right now. I do hope you will feel an improvement soon, I sure hate to see my dear friends suffering in any way.
I am definitely keeping you close in my thoughts and prayers.
I miss you already but do hope we can still keep up with eachother through email.
Your card is very cute, I will miss that too, you always inspire me with your creativity and good humor.
LOve you!
Dorcas

Nannieflash said...

Love your image and your gorgeous flowers. Stunning card. hugs Shirleyx

Starla B. said...

Love the card, especially the quilled flower.

We will miss you. I'll be praying for you and your family. I hope some day we'll meet again...

Hugs...
Star

Tracey said...

Aw that is very sad Linda, you will be missed & hope your health doesn't deteriorate & that you will be very happy in all you do :)
Sending you much love & big hugs.
Tracey
xxx
PS. Your card is gorgeous as always

Kirsty said...

How sad, and just as we had begun to work together --- but you must take care of yourself so you can jump right back in --- perhaps with not as much gusto, but in nonetheless!

Sheree said...

Oh Linda.... I am going to miss you! I've really enjoyed checking out your designs and those lovely medallions you draw!
You'll always be thought of and hope you say a quick hi once in a while!
Take care of yourself Linda! You are number one now but there are lots of us right behind you backing you up.
Hugs,
Sheree

Amanda R said...

Best of luck and please know you will always be welcomed back with open arms. Hope your health issues improve!

Babs said...

Linda, I'm so sorry to hear that you are having problems, I'll miss you. Maybe one day you'll be able to come back, or at least pop by our blogs and visit us once in a while. As enjoyable as blogging and card making is, it certainly is not the most important thing in life, and we have to put the more important things first. Take good care of yourself and your family. It's been a pleasure getting to know you.
Warm Luv, Babs.

Jennifer Scull said...

well I am going to start things off by saying how much I enjoy your card. those flowers are so cute!

now I am going to tell you how sorry I am that things in life are not going so well right now. just as I am introduced to you we have to part company. but I will be praying for you and your family, of that you can be certain. everyone will be still be here waiting if you find that you can return at a later date. you are loved by many people. :)

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Dana said...

I am sure this wasn't an easy decision for you and I will miss you more than you will know! I will be praying for you and for your family. I will always have my Linda folder with all of your amazing medallions and will always smile and lift you up again in prayer as I color one of your amazing works of art!
Hugs~
Dana

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

You will be so missed Linda, but I totally understand! I hope your start to feel better soon. Look forward to keeping in touch and hearing how you are doing from time to time! You are in my thoughts and prayers! Your card is so cute! I will miss seeing all your creativity!

sallysbitz said...

Your card is gorgeous & just adore handmade flowers.

I am so sorry to hear this is your last post due to health reasons.

I wish you all the best & hopefully will see you pop by every now & then x

hugs sally x
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