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Sunday, 22 May 2016

Happy Birthday

Good morning all...hark at me, blogging just for the sake of it!!

The new house is finally coming on a treat and I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Lots of cleaning to do though to make each room habitable. The first of my carpets will be fitted this week and I'll be able to start dressing the rooms...finally!

It's been a busy month with birthdays so far and hubby has his birthday today. Most of my stash is at the new house now but I still have a workstation set up here so I've been busy beavering away of an evening. This is the card I made for my sister earlier this month.

Using a Paintbox Poppets decoupage sheet from Crafters Companion...I die cut the main sheet to fit my square card base. Dies are all from Spellbinders, backing paper, bow and sentiment from my stash. A very simple card which went together seamlessly.


  1. A lovely card - beautiful image and great layers too.
    Kath x

  2. Beautiful card Carol. Glad to hear hear that the house is coming near to completion and you can't be far away from moving in. You certainly seem to be very organised . Have a Good Day my friend. Hugs Rita xx

  3. Gorgeous card, glad the house is coming on. Have a great day with hubby x

  4. A pretty card Carol, such a gorgeous image - I bet your sister loved it.
    I'm glad that everything is coming together at the new house, it must be really exciting having a blank canvas to work with now that you can start dressing the rooms - I hope you will share some photographs when it is all finished.

  5. Lovely colourful card Carol....isn't it great when a card comes together as you want it! .....I am walking away from a christening card at the moment over thinking it ....glad you are getting all squared up,it will feel like home when the carpets are down xxxxx

  6. You might be limited for stash but this is looking a treat. Love the colours. Hugs Mrs A.

  7. A lovely card Carol and what a pretty image and papers. Wishing your hubby a very Happy Birthday. Barbxx

  8. Gorgeous card Carol, love these images. Good luck with the rest of the move to your new house.
    Linda xxx

  9. Carol love the card so pretty. Alison xx

  10. Such a pretty card Carol huggles Sue xx

  11. Just beautiful Carol, pretty topper,and design.
    Good to hear that your home is nearly ready to move into,Kate x

  12. Hi Carol

    It sounds like busy time at your end!

    I hope your Hubby has had a great birthday.

    Love the card you made for your Sister .. .. and I bet she did too.

    Enjoy dressing those rooms!

    Love Jules xx

  13. awww so very pretty - lovely xx

  14. Hi Carol, I'm loving this card....such a sweet design and pretty colours. Hope you are well. So pleased to hear your new home is nearly ready for you, how exciting!
    Hugs Jennifer xx.

  15. Fabulous image and great card. Love it!

  16. This is just gorgeous,fabulous image and details.xxx

  17. I hope hubby had a super birthday Carol?
    Sounds as if the house is coming together. You'll be so glad when it is finished, then it's time to start again!
    A beautiful card for your sister, very cute image and lovely soft colour palette.

    Hugs Erika. x

  18. A pretty card Carol, love the soft colours and pretty image. Carol xx


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