Sunday, 20 September 2009

Hooray! Something craft-related!! :o)

Went to a Stampin' Up! workshop last Monday evening at my friend, Debbie's. It was her first workshop after being made redundant. I think it's a brave move and although I don't know Debbie yet as well as I'd like to, I have the impression that it is typical of this lady not to take things lying down. She has my utmost respect, and I wish her well with her new venture.

So.. I made her a card. As you would.

It uses BG Euphoria DP, Cuttlebugged and sanded, with stripy BG Euphoria paper on the panel, stamped with a nice Inkadinkado flourish in Dark Brown Chalk Eyes. Used a Fiskars Threading Water border punch for the scalloped holy bit, some cream crocheted lace, chipboard letters and computer-generated letters and sentiment, with a metal embellishment 'Go for it!'.. Prima flower, hand-drawn arrow, BG button, cotton twine + rosebuds & gems.

14 comments:

  1. Awww Chris. Thank you. I absolutely loved the card, just my thing, pink and glitzy, you can't go wrong there. In fact I love it so much it's still standing on my fireplace.

    And I hope we get to know each other really well. I feel a real bond with you.

    See you very soon.

    Hugs Debbie xx

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  2. Hi Chris

    Gorgeous card.

    Brilliant colour combo and great detail.

    I hope your friend does well and can make a go of her new venture.

    Thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog - and yes, meeting Brenda was one huge, brilliant surprise. She is lovely!

    Love Jules xx

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  3. what no rose..frankly I'm disappointed....NO THAT'S NOT TRUE...only kidding...it's gorgeous and Debbie will love it...hugs kath xxxxxx

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  4. Great card and Tigger looks grand for 16. You'd never know it.
    Hope you have a good week.
    Cal x

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  5. Fab card Chris. Love all the colours and texture.
    Lesley x

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  6. It's a beautiful card, well done

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  7. Mr Blogger playing up again and not showing me your card- will come back later and see it- bet its fab as usual
    I love the SU stuff- my pal Sue does it and I've bought a few things now!!
    Hoep you are well
    AllisonX

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  8. A beautiful card as always Chris. Very well thought out to make it absolutely perfect for your friend's situation.

    Lesley Xx

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  9. I absolutly `Love` Your card Christine..Those emboss folders are gorgeous....Beautiful colours...TFS
    Enjoy the rest of your Day:)xxx

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  10. Hi Chris, Haven't been to see you for the longest time, fab card as always. Hope you are well.
    hugs
    En xx

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  11. This is gorgeous hun - love the colours.

    I have just made a card using your technique of putting the ribbon around the card - hope you like it!

    Hugs
    Leanne
    xx

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  12. oh...i love this gorgeous card, Chris!!!!
    Hugs
    Peet x

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  13. great card yoy made nice deails ana love the colours.
    bye bye,Lean.

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  14. Wheee how wierd, I have just been visiting you as you were visiting me!!! Great minds!!

    I love this fun bright card and how you have put it all together

    Hugs
    Dawn
    x

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