Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Mother's Day

Morning from snowy Aberdeenshire, so cold here, the house is freezing. We had the utility room  demolished last year and a new extension was started and then came to a halt so the cold is coming straight through the bare walls, brrrrrrrrrrrr! My washing machine is out in the carport, it's frozen too lol, so no washing being done. Had a really busy weekend with family so lying low once again till the batteries recharge, will have to put them on booster lol as i have to go to the hospital today to see my Mum, it's dinging on snow again here up in the hills but hopefully nearer the coast there will be nothing. Hate driving on snowy roads, so many inconsiderate drivers out there, flying past you if not a second can be lost!

A Mother's day card for my Mum. She loves Owls and so do I and when I saw this one I had to have her, just too cute. I bought her a wee adorable metal frog, a small posy of Spring flowers and put them in a pretty little gift bag. She has always loved frogs, has several sorts scattered round her house but was sad to see she didn't recognise the little fella, Least she still knows who I am and even knew hubby so that's a good thing.



 Pinkgems  Owl digi, coloured up with Pro/Flexmarkers, a real Brown Owl this one lol

Gorgeous papers from Nitwits, 'Grandmascottage' printed off on Linen card. The sentiment a super collection of relative names and everyday greetings all on one stamp set from Kanban Crafts.

Before I go, so forgetful, hello and welcome to my new followers, thank you for staying . Carolx


http://pinkgemdesignsinspiration.blogspot.co.uk/ - Floral Frenzy
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.com/ - Mother's Day
http://mymumscraftshop.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/challenge-3-spring-has-sprung.html - Spring has sprung



x

21 comments:

Eileen said...

Carol this is gorgeous. Love that perfectly coloured image. Great layout and those papers work so well with it. It just shouts CUTE. Love it
Eileen x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Gorgeous Carol. Great layout and yummy papers to go with your cute image
jacqui x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the fab image and layout.xxx

Brigitte said...

WOW Carol!!!! Your card and colouring is beautiful!!!! I'm sure your mom loved it! Hugs, Brigitte

Brigitte said...

WOW Carol!!!! Your card and colouring is beautiful!!!! I'm sure your mom loved it! Hugs, Brigitte

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Carol, love the colours and the papers and that owl is way too cute. Snow almost disappeared here but very cold. Carol x

Liz Miller said...

This owl is super cute and I love the spring colour theme you've used for your card. I love Nitwit papers but I must remember to print them on different textured card stock like you've done. Hope you have a safe journey today. Not too much snow fallen in this part of Aberdeenshire yet.
Liz xx

brenda said...

Oh so cold here as well Carol and there were we all thinking Spring was almost here.

At least your card has a lovely spring feel to it, very pretty.

B x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Carol. I love that cute owl and you have coloured her beautifully. The papers and flowers work so well together.
Take care
Sue xx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Anne - so well coloured. Love the backing papers.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Carol. The little owl is so cute and I love the pretty papers.
Lorraine x

trish said...

Hi Carol, I haven't left a comment for a while, but I still pop on each night to have a peek at your gorgeous cards. Hope mum was able to enjoy your card, as they say it's all in the giving. Take care...Trish

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Carol, love the cute owl and pretty papers and flowers.
Wendy xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Carol what an adorable card for your Mum! Love the colouring on the owl and the papers and layout are delish! Hope your mum is ok. My washer is outside in an out building and gets frozen from time to time - what a pain!! Hugs Susan xx

coops said...

so gorgeous carol.i love owls too and this one is really sweet.stunning papers and design too :D

xx coops xx

Christine said...

Love how you used the PG owl image..great design & colours..
thanks for sharing at AGOAC this wk.

smiles Christine x

lilyf said...

Lovely card which I am sure your mother will love. Adorable image, lovely papers and excellent colouring.

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Carol. Just perfect for your Mum.

Hope your roads aren't too bad. Not much snow here and soon disappeared in spite of some wee showers. Lucky really, Susan said it was really terrible in Aberdeen.

Kat xx

Jackie said...

Oh I love this gorgeous card, that owl is so sweet and the colour combo is great :o)
I hope your snow has cleared away by now, ours has!
Jackie xx

Aud said...

Love this one Carol, such a cute image and love your papers, hope all is well with you and that your Mum improves soon. Aud x

Sarah-Jane said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley.
Sarah-Jane xx

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