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Saturday, 27 August 2011

65!!!!!!!!!!

Hi everyone, have had a very chilled day today.  Save for a quick trip to town have spent the rest of the day in my craft room!! Bliss!!!!
Made the following card for my mum's birthday tomorrow.  Having a big family meal in the evening.

The image is Penny Black's Birthday Balloons and I coloured it with Copics.
The swirls are a Marianne Die and the butterfly is a Martha Stewart Punch.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.  
Hope to have another chilled morning tomorrow before travelling to see my family.......




I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Jellypark - Die cuts and punches
Oldie but a Goodie - lots of sparkle (on the butterflies)
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - fab sketch.
Papertake Weekly - dies to die for

30 comments:

jules said...

Oh! it's a gorgeous card! happy birthday to your mum for tomorrow and enjoy your meal!

Perfect Crafts said...

Beautiful card. Happy Birthday to you mum. Have a great day.
Hugs,
Justyna

Katina said...

A beautiful card for your mum. Hope she has a lovely day! xx

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Catherine, very pretty. I love your blog all your cards are gorgeous. Enjoy your meal and your day. I can now follow you as l have sorted my followers problem x Susan x

Carol said...

Beautiful card Catherine, I love that stamp too. Carol x

Whisper said...

Super card hun, am loving the red monotone, makes a fabby change, Luv Sam x

Claire x said...

This is a gorgeous card Catherine, love the image and the colour is absolutely lush - love the inside too. Thanks for playing along with Oldie But A Goodie this week. Hugs, Claire x

Liz, said...

Gorgeous card, your Mum will love it,

Liz x

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous hun....and super colour too..!

hugs Vicky xx

Di said...

Fabulous card! Hope you have a great celebration with your Mum. Di xx

coops said...

gorgeous card catherine.the colours and detailsa are stunning and fab sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Dora said...

Awww what a cutie, love the image, so sweet xxx

lizzies said...

Stunning card

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Catherine, I love those colours. Enjoy your family gathering.
Pauline
x

MissyG said...

Great card beautiful colour
Linda

Katina said...

Hi Catherine, me again! Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week. x

Teresa said...

Oh stunning card Catherine, so perfectly coloured I love it! hugs Teresa xx

alifrew said...

Your lucky mum, what a stunning card!! She'll be absolutely made up with it xx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

CraftyLoops said...

This is really stunning. Lee xx

inkydoodlecrafts said...

This card is stunning your mum is going to love it, "Happy Birthday to her". Thanks for sharing it with us over at Jellypark friends. Mel :o)

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty . Cute little image - and i Love all the die cut fourishes
Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight
Lisa x

Jennifer Scull said...

oh gosh, this is so cute! what a wonderful birthday card! thanks for playing along in our die cuts/punches challenge at Jellypark Friends. :)

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - love the image and the embellishments are fabulous.
Thanks for playing along with us at An Oldie But Goodie this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Kathleen said...

lovely card. just love those papers and the shading you've got on the balloons.
kathleen mc x

Stamps and Paper said...

What a fabulous card for your mum I'm sure she loved it

Anne

kath said...

such a sweet card catherine...bet Mum loved it......thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday....hugs kath xxx

Francesca said...

Gorgeous creation
Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie challenge and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

darcy48 said...

Morning Catherine what a smashing card bet your mum will be so p;leased with it. Arlinex

Tip Top said...

Wonderful card! Thank you for joining in at Jellypark Friends Friday Challenge – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Jellypark Challenges

About Me

My photo
I am 38 and live with my husband and 2 little dogs called Tessa and Toby. We married in May 2010. I work as a care manager however have finally finished my 4 year social work degree and as long as I have passed I hope not to do any more study for quite a while lol....