Friday, 11 May 2012

Happy Birthday Mum


Morning,  Absolutely pouring down here today so have decided it's a crafting day, no housework, have a few new stamps I want to play with. I will have to tidy my desk before or I will be working on the size of a postage stamp. Such a messy worker.  But first my post and catch up with you all..
 Grrrrrrrr, not going to plan! Broadband playing up once again. Has shut down on me twice, keeps freezing  so inconsiderably in the middle of leaving comments or won't let me in, in the first place and to top it all computer takes the huff and crashes on me, mnnnn, not a good start to my chill out day! Better get on with showing you my card and hope the rest of the day doesn't continue in the same fashion.
I was asked to make a special Mum card, had a rough idea what she wanted . Came across the Hero Arts Roses cling stamp in my box, oh dear, never been used, why I do not know cause I love how pretty it looks now it's on stamped and embossed. Embossed with cream and inked with Cinnamon Versa mark, gave it a lovely soft sheen.


 Linen card
Hero Arts Roses background stamp
TH inks
Versamark ink
Hero Arts butterfly/French lettering background stamp
TH Flourish
PB Happy Birthday
Leaf punch

Lace, Roses, Doily, pearls from stash




Challenges I would like to enter
http://joannasheenchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/flower-power.html - Flower Power
http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Flowers
http://deepoceanchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ - What a wonderful Woman
http://lejdesignschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ - Things with wings
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.co.uk/ - Sentiment
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ - Happy Birthday
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ - Mother's Day or Feminine


bye for now






x

23 comments:

Doreen said...

Beautiful Carol,love the background and great design.xxx

Brigitte said...

WOW, your card is AMAZING!!! So elegant! Hugs, Brigitte

hmcrobbie said...

Beautiful card - you've surpassed yourself with this one. Well done.

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow this is stunning..love everything about it
Lisa x

lilyf said...

Have seen this one in real life and it is more gorgeous than it looks in your blog Carol - Absolutely love it and wish I wa syour mum to receive a card like this!!!

GoonerGirl said...

Stunning card love the colours and the layout. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Design challenge. Good luck. Chris xx

carol said...

Hello what a gorgeous card, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY CATZ and CRAFT x carol

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Carol...Hope you have a lovely weekend.
Wendy xx

coops said...

wow this is wonderful carol.really beautiful design and i love the pretty colours :D


xx coops xx

Carol said...

This is beautiful Carol, love it. Hope your day got better. Carol x

Kat said...

That background is beautiful Carol, love it. The whole card is really gorgeous. Love the colours.

My broadband connection is usually rubbish. Useable but slow but sometimes not even as fast as slow! Worse this last week while my laptop was being repaired. I mostly tried to use my iPad, sometimes with more success than others.

Kat xx

Margaret said...

Beautiful card

Thanks for joining us the Creative Card Crew for our sentiment challenge

Margaret DT

brenda said...

Another stunning creation Carol.

Guess what ? It's not raining this morning and there's actually some sunshine.

Have a lovely weekend.

B x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Oh wow! This is so pretty, I love the gorgeous flowers and butterflies. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Erica said...

Oh My, you are off and running to the Simply Create Too challenge. This is beautiful. Love the dimension you have given to the butterflies.
Thanks for playing with at Simply Create Too.
Erica (SCT Design Member)

Franz♥ said...

Love your vintage style and the way to dimension the elements, gorgeous job!

Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean this forthnight.

Hugs, Franz.

gina g said...

Wow Gorgeous card i love it, beautiful work. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this time. luv gina xx

Jackie said...

Oh wow Carol, what a stunning card, so pretty. I hope your computer and Blogger are behaving now :o)
Jackie xx

Susan Flynn said...

This is stunning! It is just so soft and pretty. Love the butterflies and how you have done them xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is stunning,your detail is just fantastic Hun,love the beautiful embellishments,just brilliant Hun,hugs Cheryl bless you too for playing at LEJ designs too,hugs cheryl xx

Aud said...

This is beautiful Carol love the design and layout really looks fab, hope you had a great weekend, catch up soon. Aud x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Your entry is wonderful! Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our Challenge #13 - Mother's Day [or Feminine] Challenge.

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

Cinzia C. said...

Such a gorgeous card, so elegant! Love the design and all the detais.

Thanks for sharing with us at the Deep Ocean this forthnight
Hugs
Cinzia

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