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Sunday, 8 April 2012

Thank you Sue!

Hello everyone!

Well it has been sometime (over 5 months) since I made a post! I have missed being on here and it is great to be back.

A lot has happened over the past 18 months and my working life has changed quite a bit! After months of changes I have now settled down in to a job where I get to work from home! It is great as I am able to be with my dog all day! She helps out in my office lol!

Anyway, I must say a BIG THANK YOU TO SUE WILSON . Sue does not know me but she has inspired me so much over the past weeks with her wonderful spellbinder creations. She has made me want to go back in to my craft room! The card below is inspired by Sue. I was watching her on create and craft with the different pick of the weeks from spellbinders and I treated myself to a set for my 40th birthday. I could not wait for them to arrive so I looked at the dies I had and gave it a go!
I cut the card to size first and then positioned the dies. I just wanted a little of the colour showing through.
I then stamped the sentiment. I embossed the bottom of the card which is hard to see as there are lots of flowers!

I added the flowers and a "Sue" bow with embellishments, Added some pearls to the flowers and the top of the card.
Overall I am very pleased with the result.
Yesterday my pack of sepllbinders came so I will be back with more!


Thank you so much for staying with me.

Tina xx
Challenges:-
Catch the bug - Anything goes
Craft your days away - Easter (colours)
Little claires - Spring
Sugar creek hollow - Floral
Dilly beans - Easter/Spring
4 crafty chicks - Flowers
Craft - Easter/ spring
Crafty Ribbons - Black/White plus one colour
Great Impressions - Flowers

16 comments:

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

This is just so beautiful! I love how you layered the matte. Very creative! Your flower cluster is amazing and the bow is gorgeous. Very, very pretty and perfect for spring! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
Renee

Bunny (Caz). said...

Lovely card....Thank you for joining us at Craft your days away..And good luck..

Caz CYDA DT

Deloris said...

Very pretty! Love the die cuts and the beautiful flowers you added.

I would like to invite you to enter your card in the new challenge at Great Impressions. The theme for April is Flowers.

Here's the link if you would like to check it out:
http://greatimpressionsstamps.blogspot.com/2012/04/challenge-2lots-of-flowers.html

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Thanks for playing with the 4 Crafty Chicks Challenge of flowers this week.

Gorgeous card, love the colours and the grouping of flowers and that bow!
Welcome back to crafting!

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Guest Designer @ 4CCC

Jenn Borjeson said...

Very pretty, love the yellow! Thanks for joining us at Dilly Beans! :)

La Vikinga said...

Great card with a lot of flowers - it totally looks like spring! Welcome back to blogland and thanks for participating with Crafty Ribbons the first thing you did in 5 months!

La Vikinga

Lori said...

First of all, welcome back to card making and blogging! This card is absolutely STUNNING! Love all those delicious flowers :)

Thank you for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our "Flowers" challenge!

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.

Jo and Tigerlover.

Jenny said...

WOW! Just look at all those flowers! I think you've got a corsage going on there... :) Very Pretty! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions Stamps!

sharon said...

Beautiful, I love all the flowers. Thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

pinky said...

This is just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
Pinky

cebelica said...

So bright and so beautiful! I love all the flowers. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

Tessa en Anke said...

Beautiful card. I love the collours.
thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck
xx

Heather P said...

This card is so so pretty! I love the yellow with the white and I love the scalloped detail in the center. Thanks for sharing with 4 Crafty Chicks this week!
Hugs,
Heather P, Guest DT
www.heather-p.blogspot.com

Amy said...

Very pretty project. Thanks for joining Bugaboo at Catch the Bug blog. Be sure and check out our next challenge

Merlyn said...

Beautiful and glowing with yellow ribbon and flowers