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Thursday 2 January 2014

Birthday Wishes

Good afternoon all.
 I hope you all had a good New Year however you celebrated, we had a very quiet one here.
I need to reopen the craft room today as I need two cards for Monday, one which needs posted and the other for my eldest who leaves on Monday for his trip to New Zealand!

My first card of the New Year is one of a few I actually made last year but as I was in the middle of the wedding stationery at the time I hadn't time to blog them but when I saw Hazel's new challenge blog  just for patterned papers I thought I'd pop over and give her some support.

The image is a Sarah Kay decoupage; dies are all from Spellbinders; papers were a candy win; flower, pearls and sentiment from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Crafty Creations - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - anything goes

Carol x


  1. Thank you so much for being the first to enter my patterned paper challenge with your lovely card - hope to see you agpain soon x

  2. What a wonderful image and your showcasing of it is fabulous, so love the die cut oval frame and so glad you found time to publish it.

  3. I'm not sure but I think I typed 'jugs' not 'hugs'. if so ignore the gaff!

  4. Absolutley stunning card Carol so beautifully presented xx

  5. Such a sweet image on your lovely card Carol. Happy New Year. Christine x

  6. This is a gorgeous card Carol, such a pretty image.

  7. Gorgeous card Carol. I love the cute image and beautiful colours.
    Sue xx

  8. Gorgeous card and love the beautiful image. Happy New Year Carol, we had a quiet one too.

    Linda xxx

  9. Carol how cute is this. Beautiful card. Love Alison xx

  10. A beautiful card and colourings. Hugs, Claire x

  11. Sweet card Carol, love the image and papers...xxx

  12. Love the card and the colors you selected. It all comes together so well. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges. Happy New Year.

  13. Happy New Year Carol! Fabulous card love the colours and the little girls are so sweet! Susan x

  14. Gorgeous card Carol and fabulous colours.
    Happy New Year
    Janet xxx

  15. Happy New Year, Carol. This is a gorgeous card, Carol! Love the colour combo.
    hugs, Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

  16. So cute and such a wonderful colour scheme, the lilac and purples work together so well, love it! xx

  17. Me again!! What a fabulous birthday card! Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments, hope to see you again real soon! Susan x

  18. Love the "Holly Hobby" look of this card. Glad you joined us at Crafting by Designs...
    Bev xx

  19. Fab card Carol!
    Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

  20. Adorable birthday card Carol !! Such cute little girls !! Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    hugs Diane xx


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