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Monday 19 August 2013

Happy Birthday

Good morning all.

I'm off grocery shopping today...the cupboards are bare, I don't know where it all goes to!!

I had to make some quick birthday cards last week so upcycled some earlier one layer cards which I wasn't happy with.
I do like one layer cards but I like them more with layers! Stamp is from La Blanche. Ribbon and gems are from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Great Impressions - square card
Pile it On - no designer papers
Brown Sugar - green, blue and white
Paper Shelter - ribbon

Carol x


  1. This is gorgeous,love the image and design.xxx

  2. A beautiful card Carol. Hugs Rita xx

  3. Stunning Carol! I'll need to go grocery shopping later as well, I'm sure there's someone lives in our fridge and eats up all the food when we're not looking! Hugs x

  4. Beautiful card Carol. Love the image and colours. Hugs, Claire x

  5. Fab card Carol..I need to go grocery shopping again!! We went before the family came down and now the cupboards are bare hahahaha but truly worth it huggles hun Sue xx

  6. Beautiful card and what a lovely design you have created Carol enjoy your shopping xx

  7. Stunning Carol! Lovely use of colour too, you're not the only one I try to make OLC/CAS cards but they never look quite right to me lol! I regularly end up chopping them up and making a layered card - much more in my comfort zone lol! Hope you shopping trip is a good one Karen x

  8. Beautiful Carol love your one layered card and the fab image you used!

  9. Beautiful Carol and love the stamp.

    Linda xxx

  10. A beautiful card Carol, I love the wonderful simplicity of it.
    Had to do the same as you, the boys were here a fair bit over the weekend so our cupboards were rather bare as well.
    Happy crafting

    Patricia xxx

  11. This is lovely Carol. I so like this type of card. I have been playing around with my inks and stamps trying to achieve something similar and I might show them sometime! Michelle x

  12. This is gorgeous Carol, I love your CAS design and I know just what you mean about the layer - it makes all the difference.

  13. Beautiful simple design Carol, love the stamp and inking, Susan x

  14. Very pretty! I like the background you created behind your image :)

    Best crafty wishes!
    Staying Crafty

  15. Lovely design. The overstamoed rectangles are lovely with the image overstamped on them!

  16. This card is gorgeous Carol!love the colours you have used .

    i passed on your birthday wishes ,thank you x

  17. Beautiful card and so love that image and colour combo.xxx

  18. Love the clean simple lines you have used here. Great colour choices and layout.
    Thanks for joining in with our 'ribbon' challenge at TPS this week, and good luck
    Eileen x

  19. very pretty birthday card. thanks for playing with us at Pile It on.

  20. I'm with you I like layers and I like the background on the flowers for this card.

    Mary Anne, Great Impressions DT


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