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Saturday, 14 January 2012

ALLSORTS DT ~ Celebration of nations and some news

Morning, Cant believe we are already halfway through January,
Where did it go?
Finally got the insurance sorted for our car,
Hopefully pick up our new one next week,
That'll be nearly 8 weeks without a car for me.
Have been walking to school, so that's a good thing and have saved money by not going craft shopping!!!
I have been doing my main shop online, and this week Darren took me to Morrisons.
I was like a kid in a toy shop, it seems ages since I've been to a supermarket LOL!
This week at ALLSORTS my lovely friend Nicola has chosen....


 This could mean a celebration of the forthcoming Olympics later this year, or you can celebrate your home country through your creations, ideally incorporating your national flag colours

I have chosen the colours of the United Jack

I have used:
Magnolia ~ Papers and Tilda as a nurse
Nestabilities ~ Labels 18 and butterflies
DooHickey ~ Swirl
Whimsey ~ Sentiments and dies
Marianne ~ English rose and leaves
Tim Holtz ~ DIs and doily die
Pearls and scrim from stash

I hope you can join us this week.
Now onto my news!

Back in September I was over the moon to be asked to join the
LOTV Challenge DT, Now we all know that saddly this recently closed down,
and like many others I was gutted.
But I was chuffed to bits when Lisa and Laila
asked me join their DT over at the
LOTV Ideas to Inspire blog
I can't begin to say how exciting this is for me.
I just LURVE their stamps.
So be on the look out as there's some exciting stuuf going on in the near future.

Thanks for looking


Crafty Loops said...

So glad you are back on to the LOTV team again and Im sure their inspire blog will be just as popular. Gorgeous card too,I love the colours. Lee x

cheryl said...

oh wow fleur Hun this is simply stunning your detail is just fantastic Hun just love this can you tell,
well done on you DT post too Hun really well deserved as I love your work,hugs Cheryl xxxx

Doreen said...

This is just stunning Fleur,love your choice of colours.xxx

Sara said...

Great card Fleur, very patriotic, love the layout and colours and the flowers and embelies are really pretty, hugs Sara xxx

p.s enjoy your new car x

Loopylou. said...

morning fleury!!!
this is just the most yummy card hun! i love it and super mahoosive hugs for the LOTV DT !! I am so super excited for you hun.
huge hugs Lou xxx

Faye said...

Wow fab news about the car and LOTV. I am so happy for you. :) As for your card. Lush. It's lush! Have a fab weekend. xxx

catherine said...

Love this card and everything is so well gone together. Love the image. Hope you have a good weekend
x catherine

Sue said...

Hi Fleur,glad your insurance is now sorted.
Fabulous card,great colours and flowers.Love how you coloured Tilda.
Hugs Sue

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Fleur, your card is even better close up, fabulous coloursand love your layout. Have a good weekend, hugs Heidi xx

Louise said...

Totally fabby card love the colours,glad you have your insurance sorted these things always seem to take forever.
Hugs louise xx

1CardCreator said...

What a great card, love how you cut the scroll design out of the red checks, looks fabulous!

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Fleur! So many fab details, love the colours and sweet image. Huge congrats on your DT news too, so pleased for you :o) Lisa x

G Peplow said...

Brilliant card and even better news congratulations on your new DT position, Well done, Hugs Gay xxx

Tamara Morton said...

So glad that you are back on the LOTV team. Great Maggie card too..

having a {me} day said...

This is fabulous! Love the colours and those gorgeous flowers. keeleyxx

coops said...

fabulous card fleur.i love the image and your colours and design are stunning :D
huge congrats on your lotv news hun.

xx coops xx

Pop's Cards said...

Stunning sweetie, hugs pops x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card sweetie love the colours & all the embellishments & Tilda looks fabulous hun.
Gosh 8 weeks without a car that would kill me, it really would. A sfor craft shopping I do it all online so I wouldnt save anything there lol.

Congrats on being asked to be on LOTV really pleased for you shug & very well deserved cant wait see your creations.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Mary said...

Gorgeous card!! Love all the details too!
Greetings Mary

Maria said...

Just gorgeous!!!!
Big hug,

Maria B.

craftymum said...

Hi Fleur
this card is just amazing. I really wish I bought this stamp!
hugs sarah x

yvon said...

This is so beautiful Fleur, love these colors and that bleu is gorgeous.
Congrats on your LOTV news, wow.
Hugs, Yvon

xxxtglxxx said...

This is awesome Fleur! :) Love how you have made red, white and blue work together so well!

Congrats on your fabby news too hun - well deserved!



Home sweet home said...

Wonderful card so cute and sweet:
Love allthe details,fab work.:)Hugs:):)

Donna Mosley said...

WOW!!!!! Fluer, this is one stunning creation hun. Love the colours and very scrummy details. Great news about the car amd AMAZING news about the DT. Way to go you, Woohoohoo!

Donna x

Chris said...

Fantastic card Fleur and I love your colouring and gorgeous design too, it's really lovely theme for the challenge.

Glad you got sorted with the card, I know how long the insurance can take, a nightmare.

Congrats too that you're staying on with LOTV, wonderful news and I look forward to seeing your gorgeous creations. Hugs, Chris xxx

Blankina said...

Hi Fleur I love your card!!I wanted to place my paperpiercing project at All sorts but I am too late....in case you are interested come and visit me.
Ciao from Italy

Debs said...

Oh she is a stunner Fleur - love the details.
So pleased to hear your news and looking forward to seeing lots more of your LOTV work.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Mary J said...

Wow, I love this Fleur!!! This is my most fave of your cards yet!

Kjersti said...

Fabulous Fleur! Lots of gorgeous details - love the beautiful flowers!
Have a nice Sunday!
Hugs Kjersti

Karen said...

Lovely card Fleur. Love the papers and colours. xx

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card sweetie ♥

Teresa said...

Fleur I completely understand how you're feeling, I'm without my car at the moment too, ugh! I feel fitter for walking every where but really miss my car. Your card is beautiful, great colours and fab tilda.
Hugs Teresa xx

angelwhispers said...

Fleur this is just super I love this image and boy what perfect papers! Chanelle xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow hun well deserved too, no wonder your creations are gorgeous, love this one too, fab take on the challenge and gorgeous detail, hugs Liz xx

Lou said...

Hi!such a gorgeous card Fleur,your design and detail are so special-adore the little butterflies too.
What **fantastic** news,really happy :))))) for you and look forward to all those LOTV creations...
BIG hug,
see you soon.Lou.xxxx

Janiel/ janny said...

Hello Fleur, this is and adorable card!! Love the bold colors.

Not sure if I could get along without a car...... LOL.... Not sure how you did it......


Kathleen said...

Stunning card Fleur, love this cute tilda, really like that TH die too (sitting on hands!!! Lol). Fab news on your new dt, cant wait to see your creations!
Thanks you too for the lovely words of comfort the other day sweetie, it means so much xx
Hugs Kat xx

Eulanda said...

OH I just love this!! I saw it on FB the other day. Those flowers are very pretty and so is that doily. Congrats on your DT position. Why wouldn't you be asked?! Hugs!

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is gorgeous and congrats on your news hugs pops x

brenda said...

Bit late getting here Fleur, but wanted to say what a great card for this weeks theme.

B x

Nicole said...

A fantastic card!! Love the colours and all the fab details. Really stunning. Hugs, Nicole

Unknown said...

Awww how sweet this is Fleur, love the colour combo and really cute Tilda image.. Congrats also on your fantastic news. Hugs xxx

Claire Pace Harmsworth said...

This is really sweet Fleur. I love the combination of paper used and the colouring is great as usual. Good luck with your LOTV Ideas to Inspire DT. I'm sure you'll be sharing your great talent with us xxxxxxx

Anita said...

Your card is beautiful and I love the colors you used. Congrats on being back with LOTV!

Jules said...

Hi Fleur

A gorgeous card .. .. I am loving all the flowers and great embellishments.

Mega congratulations on your exciting news!! You must be over the moon!!

Well done.

Love Jules xx

D K Crafts said...

Hi Fleur. Congrats on your DT post at LOTV Ideas to Inspire. This is a really great card. Love the Tilda image, colours and details. Donna