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Friday 29 March 2013

Birthday Wishes

Good morning all. Well it was lovely to see some blue sky and sunshine yesterday, lets hope it continues. I got some more DT work completed yesterday and now only need one more card for April....just as well I'm ahead as I need about 21 cards for May!!

We had visitors yesterday afternoon bearing gifts :)

Not very good for the healthy eating plan, hopefully the kids will eat them before I do!!

Another birthday card to share today.

Topper from LOTV, backing cards from Kanban, dies from Spellbinders, charm from Kraftyhands and flower from Prima. Ribbon, pearls and sentiment from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
Tuesday Alchemy - monochromatic pastels
Crafty Bloggers Network - spring or pastels
Crafty Boots - flowers
House of Gilli - flowers and/or ribbon
Love to Create - pastels
Paper Crafting Journey - ribbon or lace
CRAFT - Mother's Day/female

Carol x


  1. A sweet card Carol, loving the orange and brown and your image is adorable. Have a lovely Easter weekend. Carolxx

  2. Hi Carol,
    I am a bit behind and haven't visited for a couple of days and so I know I have missed a lot BUT I will catch up.
    I absolutely LOVE this card.
    What did you use to cut the die cut...it looks so shinny?
    Your colours are perfect together....what else can I say? I just love this card.
    I am behind and working backwards so now I have to go and see what else you have done that I missed.


  3. Hi Carol, I keep telling myself I don't need any more dies then I see what you have done with this gorgeous Decorative Labels 1 and I think I really need this!! It looks gorgeous with the gold mirri. Christine x

  4. What a very pretty birthday card. Love your color scheme and layout. Thank you for sharing your talent with us this week at Tuesday Alchemy~Wendy, DT

  5. Gorgeous card Carol. I love the sweet image and pretty colours.
    Sue xx

  6. Gorgeous card and that die is beautiful..x

  7. Such a sweet image, Carol. I love your pretty coordinating papers and embellishments, too.
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop x

  8. Really pretty card Carol, love the soft colour scheme you've used too! Am I the only one who didn't get any chocolate this year? lol Have a very Happy Easter Karen x

  9. Love that die Carol its gorgeous and LOTV are my faves!! have a fab weekend and I'm already nibbling choccy hahaha huggles Sue xxxx

  10. Oh that basket of chocolates looks yummy l'd have them finished in no time....lol your card Carol is gorgeous beautiful backing papers and lovely image too enjoy Easter xx if you not already will you please follow me on Bloglovin thank you xx

  11. Beautiful card, love the LOTV topper, fabulous spring colours.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  12. Loving the basket of goodies Carol. Another stunning card and love the LOTV image too. Great papers and loving that die.

    Linda xxx

  13. Hi Carol

    I am treating myself to a lovely blog catch up and you have been very, very busy .. .. but not as busy as 21 DT makes for May sounds!!

    Loving the card you have posted here. That is a lovely ribbon embellishment you have added but of course the basket full of chocolate is bound to steal the show!! LOL!!!

    Hope you have a good Easter break.

    Love Jules xx

  14. Beautiful card Carol. Love the die cuts and papers. Thanks for sharing with us at PCJ and good luck in the challenge. Hugs, Gale DT

  15. Beautiful Carol, love the colours and the sweet image. Great diecut and love the pretty paper. I'm keeping away from buying chocs this Easter, LOL. trying to be good as my sugar levels have been a bit up and down lately, LOL, I have been eating Hot Cross Buns, find it hard to pass those up. LOL.
    Hope you are having a happy Easter,

  16. Really sweet card, the image is just so cute and I love the design,

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  17. Great card Carol, love it all, the colour, image ,dies cuts and that super bow.
    Oh! the chocolate well that looks Mmmmm!! Yummy!
    Hope the sun keeps on shining it is doing that here right now. Hope it is not up to early and fades away.
    Have a Great Day

    Patricia xxx

  18. This is lovely Carol, such a pretty image. If you need any help with those eggs feel free to give me a shout!

  19. Beautiful card! Love the color combo and the die cuts! Thank you so much for sharing yout talent with us at Tuesday Alchemy :)

  20. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing this week at LTC.


  21. Hi Carol gorgeous card love the image must get mine out thanks for playing along with us at PCJ thins time and good luck
    Jacki xx


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