Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Divas by Design - 'Favourite Colour Combo'

Good morning... hope you are all well today.... it's the turn of Team A over at 

and this week we want to see your...

'Favourite Colour Combo'

I have a lot of favourite colour combos but one of my all time favourites is Pink and Brown/Grey
so I've made a Vintage style card in these colours...

Image: Pion - 'From Grandma's Attic - Romance'
Papers: Glitz Design - 'Pretty in Pink'
Flower: Bo Bunny
Lace, Key, Dewdrops from The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment: Computer generated

we are sponsored this week by Iva Nova Chest
Iva Nova Chest is on-line shop with great choice of Charms (over 400 designs), Mulberry Paper Flowers, Ribbons, and other craft supplies....

I hope you can pop over to our main blog at Divas by Design and you can see the rest of the Team's gorgeous creations this week... lots of lovely colour combos.. :-)

Thanks for all your good wishes for my dad... he is still in hospital and things are still very up and down at the moment... I have got a slight chest infection .... I always seem to get this nowadays when I am tired or stressed... but I've got some antibiotics and am going to try and get some rest... it's all the worry that is so tiring... it just drains you...

I did enjoy making this card though! I felt like doing a bit of crafting last week to take my mind of things... and it was nice to work with my favourite colours! :-))
I will catch up with you all when I can...
Take Care
Love and hugs


Tracy said...

Hi Sue
I love your choice of image, beautiful details, and the design too, totally gorgeous
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, one of my favourite colour combos and an absolutely stunning card! Love the image and the paper.

Yes, get as much rest as you can as the stress really does take it out of you. After I dropped my mum off at the hospital yesterday I had the worst headache ever until I heard she was okay. Exhausted today!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Sue fabulous vintage card! The sentiment is perfect with the image and love your papers. Hope your Dad is on the mend soon and you can find some time to relax and chill! Susan x

Claire said...

WOW Sue this is so elegant and absolutely stunning! Gorgeous image and colours, I can see why they are your favourites. Sorry to hear your Dad is still not well and you are also run down, know exactly how you feel - you seem to be prone to infection more when you are stressed out and worried, but you need to rest and take care of yourself sweetie. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire xxx

coops said...

so beautiful sue.really gorgeous details and colours and I love your vintage design and image.
I hope your dad and yourself are better soon.take care.

xx coops xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue, love it!
Hope your Dad and you are feeling better soon.
Hugs Wendy xx

Marita said...

Gorgeous card Sue, and i love all the details and colour combo♥.
Hope you are well♥.

Hugs, Marita

Doreen said...

This is stunning Sue,such a lovely image and

sallysbitz2 said...

This is a beautiful vintage looking card. I love your choice of colour & smashing layout too x

Hope those antibiotics do their trick for you Sue. It's awful how your body reacts when under stress x
Keep your chin up girl!

hugs sally x

Sue said...

Your card is stunning Sue. I love the vintage image, gorgeous papers and a really beautiful colour scheme.
Sorry to hear that you dad is still not too good. I hope that things improve soon and that you feel better too. Take care
Sending you big hugs Sue xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is delightful Sue. Gorgeous colours and layout. Sorry to hear you are now poorly through the worry and stress of your Dad being poorly. I do hope you are both better soon!!!!


Pat said...

Absolutely stunning Sue, I do like vintage cards and this one is fabulous. Gorgeous image, papers, colours and embellishments. Hope your antibiotics soon clear up your chest infection and that your Dad improves soon. Take care and hopefully get some rest and look after yourself.

Pat xx

Unknown said...

I was immediately struck by the sheer beauty of your card sweetie! Those magnificent colours, the fine darling image and the lovely lace and key are all ingredients for a perfect card! So romantic... Hope you're doing slightly better now? Sending lots of love your way, big hugs, Ira xox

Debs said...

Oh Sue this is simply stunning hun - the colours are so gorgeous and the image is so beautiful.
Hope your chest infection clears up soon hun and that your Dad continues to make an improvement.
Take care.
Enjoy your evening.
Debs xx

Pia S said...

This is one beautiful vintage creation, and your favorite color scheme really works well for such a card. So beautifully feminine, lovely image and love the little key metal charm!

Kim. said...

Aw Sue I really hope your dad starts to recover soon, it is so difficult on the family. You definitely need to rest with your chest as it is so I hope you start to feel better soon too.
Love the card, the colours look lovely together and they work so well with this vintage image.
Kim xXx

Chrissy said...

Beautiful vintage card Sue, love the image and details, so pretty.Hope you feel better soon, all the best to you and your Dad..take care.


Kathleen said...

Fantastic colours, fab flower and a great layout.
Hope you recover very quickly and make sure you get as much rest as you can.

Kath x

cotnob said...

This is beautiful Sue, such a pretty vintage image and lovely papers. Your flower and lace are the perfect embellishments along with your key.
I do hope your Dad soon begins to improve, it is so stressful and draining when your loved ones are not well.
Take care of yourself and try to relax a little.

Beebeebabs said...

Beautiful card!!!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Just stunning with beautiful vintage vibe!

May said...

Gorgeous card Sue, Love that image & Fabulous colours..the flower is Beautiful... Love your Teddy from the previous post... Hugs May x x x

Tammy said...

WOW, sue this is gorgeous!! I love that vintage image and all of your beautiful details, the lace looks fabulous!
Sending hugs, Tammy

Glenda Atkins said...

Gorgeous work Sue, love everything about this card but especially the flower. wow!

Hazel (Didos) said...


I hope you are getting some rest and not overdoing things to get rid of your bad chest!!! Love this card its so pretty, The image is adorable.
Sending Big Hugs


Aunty Sue said...

Hi Sue Love This Combo And Vintage Card Great Image. Hope The Antibiotics Are Working And Dad Is Improving. Hugs Aunty Sue

Mary J said...

That's so elegant and beautiful Sue! The key is pure genius!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is absolutely stunning hun, I love the vintage image and the papers and layout are just so pretty, fabby colour combo too. Apologies for being a bit rubbish with my visiting lately I can't seem to stay caught up lol, hope you are feeling better and having a nice weekend and wishing your dad a speedy recovery hun
Lindsay xx

vic said...

Hi sue this is beautiful I love the vintage topper too :) so beautiful
Vic x

Kelly said...

Hi Sue, I am your tag-a-long, I am right behind you every week commenting on creations for Diva's. I think it is fun, we are on the same page too.
Your card is a stunner, gorgeous colors and embellishing around your beautiful image. I love it!!
Hugs Kelly

Janice said...

Sorry Sue, can't believe I missed this gorgeous card last week. Mind you, I haven't been blogging so much with the holidays. Hope u r less tired and ur Dad is improving. Take care, Jx

Debbie said...

This is a gorgeous card Sue. Love the colours and your papers. xx

Betka said...

Sue, this is gorgeous vintage card .....totally adorable. Hope you have a good day.
Big hugs (:Betka:)

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Beautiful card hunnie, love the colours!
hope your ok xx

DesignerDiva said...

Hello Hunnie, I'm so sorry I haven't been around much. Everyone's life is so full at the minute and crafting has taken a back seat for us all!
I love your card, the colours, the embellishment, the design - everything!
I really hope all is well with your Dads health now, it's good that you are with them and close to comfort our mum. I hate being 90 miles away from my Mum even more so at the minute as she is worrying about me far too much!!
I'll have a proper catch up in September, will have some time then I hope!!
Hugs Laurie xx
Did you hear Paul Hollywood had to pull out of Strictly? I like him

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful card Sue, I too love the pink & brown colour combo. x