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Saturday, 8 November 2014

Thanks so much!

Good morning all.

House work - tick, washing - tick, shopping - tick...looks like today I get to choosing! Until eldest gets home from Bulgaria then I'm sure there'll be a bagful of dirty washing with him. Then again darling daughter has holes in her school shoes...we may have to go shopping!

A change from Christmas to share today but still CAS.

I've used Flitterglu through an old brass stencil then covered with IndigoBlu Lancashire Rose mega flakes. Topper is then layered onto some multi coloured mirri card and mounted onto a black card blank. Sentiment from Imagination Crafts has been stamped with versamark and heat embossed with some sparkly EP.

I've got three tubs of these mega flakes and I'm quite sure they'll be the death of me...they go everywhere but where you want them to, I'm sure I don't know whose idea it was to buy them!!

Challenges entered:
A Crafty Mess - anything goes
Fussy and Fancy - thankful
Sister Act Card Challenge - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - thank you
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Divas by Design - bonfire colours
Paper Pretties - give thanks
Scrappy Hands - autumn colours
Great Impressions - thankful thoughts


  1. This is gorgeous, a stylish design and wonderful colours.
    Sue xx

  2. Classy looking card Carol don't see many black card makes so this makes such a lovely change, I love it.
    lorraine x

  3. very elegant and classy love the black
    hugs Kate xx

  4. Hi Carol a beautifully designed card! Hope you get some crafty time before the dirty washing arrives!! Susan x

  5. A beautiful CAS card Carol, so elegant. I know, those flakes go everywhere and by the time I am finished I have metal looking nails! Michelle x

  6. This is gorgeous Carol, such an elegant design.

  7. Very classy card Carol. Hugs Christine xx

  8. A very beautiful elegant card Carol.
    Janet xxx

  9. Fab card Carol I had to chuckle at your comment about the flakes I always end up with lovely nails hahaha huggles Sue xx

  10. Hello, A lovely project, I love the colour choice. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this month with our first challenge at A Crafty Mess Good luck. We would love to see you again next month.

    Teighan DT

  11. Thank you for entering your beautiful card into.our challenge at A Crafty Mess..Goodluck ,Christine DT :) x

  12. Hiya Carol - love your card! Hope the shopping went well! Big Hugs rachel xx

  13. Haha! Sometimes products just don't do what we want them to do! That's how I feel about perfect pearls. Great project, though, and I'm sure it just shines in real life.

  14. What a lovely card! I adore the fabulous CAS feel--that black "white" space is so elegant! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  15. Beautiful. Card Carol. Enjoy your Sunday. Hugs Rita xxx

  16. I love CAS its stunning! Thanks for joining us at the crafters cafe challenge & good luck

  17. So very pretty! Love the black and gold, very elegant. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!

  18. So different, love how the image pops against the black. Thanks for playing with us at MAWTT this week. Cx MAWTT DT

  19. Wow! this is gorgeous Carol… such a beautiful stencil and I love the Lancashire Rose Flakes… absolutely stunning!! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and good luck in the challenge!
    Big hugs
    Sue B xx

  20. What a lovely creation! So pleased to see you sharing at Fussy and Fancy Friday and good luck with the Challenge. Have you entered the Special Wednesday Treat yet? It can be found here. Judy x DT

  21. Beautiful and elegant card...thank you for sharing it with us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  22. This is gorgeous. Love the CAS design and the colours.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Divas by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x


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