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Saturday 2 March 2013

Happy Birthday

Good morning all. Hope your weekend has started well.

Sharing a card I made a week or so ago and forgot about! I've got quite a few of these toppers from LOTV and need to use them up to make some fairly flat cards for posting!

Topper from LOTV, papers from First Edition (love the colours of these), dies from Marianne Design and Spellbinders. Ribbon, sentiment and pearls from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Jellypark Challenges - get in shape 
Card and Scrap - use pastel colours
House of Gilli - anything goes + pastels
Marianne Design Divas - favourite colours
Sandy's Crafty Creations - anything goes with shades of green
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
Cute Card Thursday - something old (topper must be 2 years old)
Crafts and Me - dies and punches

Carol x


  1. It's gorgeous. Lovely card Carol!
    Hugs Lotte

  2. Beautiful card here CArol, love the LOTV topper and the extras surrounding the card..x

  3. Good Morning Carol. Beautiful card. I love this image. Hugs Rita xx

  4. Gorgeous card Carol
    love this adorable image & love the papers & the finishing touch with the pearls x

  5. This is beautiful Carol. I love the cute image and the colours are so soft and pretty
    Sue xx

  6. Ohhh what a beautiful card!!! You did a great job colouring it and I love the papers you put together to go with it too.


  7. Gorgeous Carol. Toppers can really speed up the business of making a card. I love 'em!. Christine xx

  8. This is a lovely card. The DP is so pretty and those few pearls just set it off! That topper is so pretty!

  9. Beautiful card Carol and your topper is gorgeous l have some and they do make stunning cards, your backing paper is gorgeous too! x

  10. A really pretty card, cute image mounted onto the lovely die cut and pretty colour, love it. Carolxx

  11. This is a lovely card Carol. Hugs, Claire x

  12. A beautiful card Carol, love the papers and the gorgeous die. A lovely topper too.

    Linda xxxx

  13. what a sweet image and colours are soooo nice

    thanks for taking part at creative corner challenges

    Love Melxxx

  14. This is super cute and I LOVE the First Edition papers with that topper they match so well :D Thank you for joining us at Natalie and Amy's challenge and good luck.

    Huge hugs

    Amy xx

    P.S. If you would like to go on a crafty weekend or a day break there are still spaces on the one I run yearly in October. For more information CLICK HERE

  15. This is pretty Carol, your papers and topper go together beautifully.

  16. Beautiful card. Love the papers. On my computer it looks more light blue than pale green. But that could be something off here on my end. Thanks for sharing this with my March Shades of Green Challenge!
    visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

  17. so pretty! I love the colors the dies and the image is so adorable!

  18. Love it! The soft colors and coloring are great!

    Thank you for entering our challenge over at OSAAT
    Good luck in the draw! – Hope to see you again next week!

    Eva`s Scraproom
    DT Member at OSAAT Challenge blog

  19. Ooh so pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Ribbons, hope to see you again soon :-) Elaine DT -xxx- ps I have new candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/new-candy.html?showComment=1363023384794#c6346218637911744916


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