Thursday, 8 October 2015

Loch Lomond

Good morning crafty friends.  I hope everybody is well.  After the glorious weekend we had Tuesday was incredible!  I thought I was going to have to start John off  building an ark!  Wow, we had so much rain!  I can't complain that the wells and water butts are empty now!

Another encouragement card.

My Card

5" x 7" card made from Kraft cardstock
Loch Lomond image - Terri Sherman
Grey leather effect card from stash
Scraps of black card from stash.
Cheery Lynn - Mini Fanciful Flourish
Computer generated quote

A nice easy card to put together.  I bought the digi image a few years ago and never got round to using it till now.  The Fanciful Flourish die is something else I have had for a while and not used.  I feel happier now that I have used up two pieces of NBUS!

The Tolkein quote was found on the internet and I also placed a quote inside which reads " Without fear there cannot be courage " by Christopher Paolini, another internet find. I love searching for quotes but I tend to get carried away and can be there for hours ... lol!

Well, I must be off.  Take care!


  1. Morning Christine,
    A gorgeous it.

  2. That's a great image brooding...and what a stunning card xxxx

  3. Looks lovely Christine, we all have stuff we never use !!!!!!

  4. Prachtige kaart Christine .Mooie stempel heb je gebruikt
    Groetjes Gerrie

  5. Hi Christine
    Well, I've said before that you are the Queen of Quotes and the ones used for this card are sure to inspire and encourage as is the mountain scene.
    With all good wishes.
    Ang x

  6. A fabulous card Christine, love the image and sentiment.
    Lorraine x

  7. Gorgeous scenic card. Loving the black and white.

  8. Gorgeous scenic card. Loving the black and white.

  9. Hello Christine, a beautiful card, love scene of the loch and your design is lovely. Hope you and John are well, Kate x

  10. Hi Christine,
    what a wonderful card, and super image too.
    I love Scotland, and the Lochs so this really appeals to me.
    Fab design and that leather looking card is great.
    Just wish I could go there again, but Tony is not up to driving that far anymore.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  11. Forgot to say.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.

  12. Christine, this is just a lovely card of encouragement..such a pretty scene, and a very marvelously comforting thought. Well done on finding that particular verse. Darnell would be so proud of you with the 2 NBUS uses...well done indeed. Hope the rain doesn't get there, like it was in South Carolina recently. Fortunately for us, we are a bit north of the problem areas, and my family emailed that while we had lots of rain, there were no flooded areas in the immediate vicinity of our neighborhood. Fla. has been lovely, sunny & warm. Have been enjoying the dolphins and seabirds as they fly around. Take care, and hope John is doing well and the rest of your family also. TFS & Hugs

  13. A beautiful card Christine and lovely quotes too. We've had a funny week weather wise too. Carol x

  14. Beautiful and inspiring creation. These black and white colours are really lovely.xx
     {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

  15. Gorgeous card Christine that image of the Loch is awesome, the swirls and sentiment are ACE.
    lorraine x
    ps glad you got the stepper die look forward to seeing your stepper cards x

  16. A lovely card Christine haven't really done much of scotland although we keep promising ourselves we will.... one day x


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