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Friday, 9 August 2013


Good morning all.

   Thank goodness the weather had dulled over a bit yesterday....I managed to stay indoors and get some housework done!!

A card today for a swap with the theme of roses.

Using a topper from a card I wasn't happy with, the image is a rubber stamp (but as I can't find it atm I can't tell you who it's by) which I've die cut with a scalloped nestie. The dies for the layers are from Marianne Design. Pearls and bow are from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Lady Anne's Challenge - anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
ABC Challenge - monochrome
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - pink and white
Card Mania - summer blooms
Crafty Boots - die cuts
Penny Black and More - in the garden
Totally Gorjuss - anything goes with pearls
Marianne Design Divas - layer it up

Carol x


  1. A stunning card Carol, love the rose image and the beautiful die cut beneath it! Susan x

  2. Lovely card, great selection of dies. Hugs, Claire x

  3. Beautiful! Love the pink and white and of course that stunning Marianne die. The rose stamp is so pretty too. Michelle x

  4. That's gorgeous Carol! I have some similar La Blanche stamps. I love the die cutting too Karen x

  5. Beautiful card Carol. Hugs Rita xxx

  6. This is gorgeous Carol and that stamp image is so elegant too x

  7. Gorgeous card Carol. I love the rose image and beautiful framing.
    Sue xx

  8. Gorgeous rose and love the die too. Beautiful soft pastel colour and the bow is so cute.

    Linda xxx

  9. This is lovely Carol such pretty colours and I love that die! huggles Sue xx

  10. This is gorgeous,love the image.xxx

  11. Hi Carol, this is gorgeous, so elegant. Those dies are wonderful.
    Hugs Sue W.

  12. Beautiful card, the die cuts are stunning.

    Thank you for playing along with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  13. Very beautiful Carol and the die cut you used is amazing! Adore this card!

  14. This is so gorgeous...that die is so wonderful and looks great against the pink card.
    Glad you liked the card and must admit that I am having such a wonderful holiday. I have met 2 fabulous bloggy friends already and soon to meet our Sue!
    Touring through the Lake District at the moment...it is always so beautiful!
    I will catch up on your blog once I am home again.

  15. beautiful- thank you so much for sharing this gorgeous creation with us over at Loves Rubberstamps xxxx

  16. Such a lovely card!
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Card Mania Challenge and Good Luck!
    Smiles, Kaly

  17. beautiful and so elegant card, love the rose stamp.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more Challenge, good luck;-))m

  18. Very beautiful! Love that die cut. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenges.

  19. So very elegant, Carol. Love those die-cuts.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

  20. This is gorgeous Carol, such a beautiful image.

  21. Such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

  22. Stunning card Carol, I love everything about this one

    Patricia xxx

  23. A very pretty card Carol, super use of dies and lovely image. Thank you for joining us over at Marianne Design Divas this month. Good luck!
    Suzi x

  24. beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'Anything Goes' challenge! Good Luck, remember you can enter upto three times and we have a DT call :) Hope to see you again soon xxx

  25. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  26. Hi Carol

    That is a beautiful card. Love the die work very much.

    Hope you have caught up with all that washing and ironing now .. .. and what is this thing called "housework" I hear mentioned every so often in blogland?!?! LOL!!!

    Hope you are having a good week.

    Love Jules xx

  27. Absolutely gorgeous image and a great layout too.

    Thanks for joining us at PB & More this month and good luck, Luv Sam x

  28. Stunning looking card, Great embossing. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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