Sunday, June 23, 2019

Flowers sort of!

It's time again for the girls in the Christmas Card Club to show out next makes. Kate chose the theme of Christmas Flowers. My shoulder is way too painful for me to craft at present so I looked through my unpublished photos stash on my computer and found this card which whilst holly is not strictly a flower it is at least christmassy.

Card base is made using green mirror card. The lattice design is a Tonic Studios die. The holly wreath is from one of the old LOTV pre- coloured pads which I die cut using a Sizzix scalloped die. The front was finished with  green pearls (which I do remember did match the mirror card at the time).
I found some matching design paper in my stash and used on the inside cutting another of the lattice design and for some reason (I have forgotten why as I made this card way back in 2013) I die cut a plain circle for the centre. The sentiment is a Britannia die. As there is no glare from it I think I cut from plain green card.  

 Short and sweet from me this time as it is painful for me to type for very long  as well. I have had one physio session and been given exercises to do but have been told it is going to take a long time for my shoulder to heal. 

31 comments:

dutchess said...

Lovely card Valery....beautiful holly, so sorry to hear you are in pain with your shoulder,I had a frozen one a couple of years ago and it was a good 6 month of physio before I was back to normal....so take it easy and take care xxxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A beautifully festive card Valery. I hope you start to feel some improvement in your shoulder soon, rest and regular movement is probably the best way forward xx
Lorraine

Sandra H said...

Fabulous card and festive too the mirror card and pearls are a great combination love the inside too and LOTV image and die which adds a stunning frame to shoe it off ...hope your shoulder improves quickly enjoy your day take care x

Lia said...

The diecut on the background is amazing. You made great cards with them!
Lia xx

Mia said...

These two cards are really amazing, Valery. I love the mirror paper on the first one. Take care of your shoulder, my dear friend. Hope you feel better soon. Hugs.

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Sorry to hear that your shoulder is still playing up Valery Anne. A fantastic card that you managed to find for your challenge though.

Sue xx

Chris said...

Sorry to hear that you're in pain Mrs A, hope the physio helps and gives you some relief. Your card is a beauty, love the effect of the mirror card through the lattice die cut with the adde pearls, so pretty.
Take care and keep doing the exercises!
xx

cuilliesocks said...

Holly is indeed Christmassy Valery, lovely card, I love the green mirri card and the lovely lattice die, perfect for the challenge.
Sorry you are still having pain in your shoulder, pain is so awful, it pulls you down and makes you so tired, I hope it eases soon, Kate x

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous Christmas card, love the green mirror card and the fab lattice die. Beautiful image too! Poor you being in pain - take care of that shoulder - sending gentle hugs. xxxxxxx

brenda said...

That die is so effective over the DP's and makes for two really pretty seasonal cards. Look after that shoulder and yes they do seem to be slow recovering, mine still gives me gip at times.

B x

Donna said...

Beautiful card, Mrs. A. Love that lattice die and the mirror card. Really makes a gorgeous design. Sorry to hear you have a painful shoulder. I'll add you to my prayer list. This has been a tough year for me. Not much crafting going on. I miss it! Have a blessed week.

Michelle said...

Hope your shoulder is better soon Valery Anne - your card is simply stunning - lovely inside and out! Michelle x

Aquarius said...

Great cards - I recognised the lattice die - one I've had for quite a long time. Sorry to hear your shoulder is so painful - take care

Margreet said...

Great cards!
Hope your shoulder will be better soon. Take care!
xxx Margreet

Di said...

Oh gosh, that shoulder is taking a long time to get sorted out. As they say, getting older ain't for cissies! Hope the physio helps. Lovely card too.

Hugs

Di

lichazul said...

pretty card Valerie ,
i love Xmas cards , remain me i was child
congrats !!
have a great great day :)

Christine Harrop said...

I love this holly wreath and have used it loads of times. It looks great ValeryAnn. I'm so sorry your shoulder is still so painful and hope you start to get some relief soon. Christine xx

Mrs.B said...

A lovely card Mrs A. love the holly wreath stamp.
Hope the shoulder improves with the physio.
Avril xx

R's Rue said...

Beautiful.

Kathleen said...

Lovely card, great idea to use a scalloped die for the image, lovely bold front of card and a great subtle inside, super papers.
Hope your shoulder doe snot take too long to get better.

Kath x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Valery
Fabulous cards... so to hear your shoulder is painful
Hugs Sylvie xx

Carol L said...

These cards are both so pretty, and I too think I have more in my unpublished stash than ever before! Thanks for sharing them, and I do hope your shoulder feels better soon! Healing hugs heading your way :)

Elizabeth said...

So sorry to hear you are in so much pain with your shoulder. I can very well imagine how frustrating it is but clever of you to have a library of unpublished cards - wish I was that organised. This card is lovely - I'd say holly qualifies as Christmas flowers. Elizabeth xx

Liz said...

Lovely card, Mrs A. The lattice die cuts are beautiful and I love how you've decorated the inside of the card too. Hope your shoulder improves soon and that you can keep the pain under control. xx

Jackie T said...

Hi Mrs A your card is stunning I love it. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

scrAPpamondo said...

So so sorry for your shoulder, it seems being very painful!!!! Take care and don't have hurry, health is the first thing...
Love the design of this card, and it's so lucky having the photos in your pc folders! The green mirri makes it precious and very festive and love the holly wreath!!
Hugs

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card, hope your shoulder heals soon xx

rachel said...

great card Valery - sorry to hear you're in pain - hope it gets better soon! Hugs rachel x

pinky said...

Beautiful use of that die Valery. I just love your card. Hope you feel better soon. Sending gentle hugs your way xo

Grenouille Greetings said...

Lovin the lattice Mrs A! And great to see you at my blog! Thank you for visiting! Hugs, Lesley

Donna said...

Stunning card, like the lattice background and gems, they add such elegance!