Monday, 29 September 2014

Happy 60th Birthday

Good morning to you all

and I hope you had a lovely weekend, my own started on a fabulous high.  It was the lovely Sandra's 60th birthday (well actually she has been celebrating for almost two weeks - with different groups of family and friends) but Friday night was the night of the crafties. No crafting this time just eating some lovely nibbles provided by us all and the wonderful host Polly and lots of wine, starting off with some raspberry liqueur and bubbly with a raspberry floating on the top provided by the lady herself Sandra.

so to start with here is the photo the awesome Steve took of us all, wow don't we all look so fabulous


and then he took a photo of us all 

here is mine, totally thrilled as I don't do photo's of me normally


isn't he fabulous :) going to hire him every time I go out lol x

and then the card I made for Sandra, I loved creating this for her over two days


This is an 8" card


with lots of layers texture and depth
The ribbon plaiting is now going to be our next crafty meet up session.
You can see below all of the items used

A labour of love just for Sandra!!

it was a fabulous night and cannot wait for our next get together

As always I would like to welcome my new followers and thank all of my wonderful visitors for taking the time to visit and leave such inspiring comments, which allow me to visit you and your gorgeous work in return.

Don't forget I still have candy on offer in my side bar for a few more days

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

City Crafter - focus on the sentiment
Deep Ocean - At least one flower
Creative Moments - Anything Goes (use three layers)
Hobby Book - Embossing
Sisterhood of Crafters - Lots of Layers
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic - Something with Circles on it
Crafty Catz - Birthday
Simply Create Too - It's a Special Occasion
Sister Act Card challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Wednesday - Anything Goes

hugs Kate
xx


35 comments:

susiestacey said...

Absolutely stunning card Kate - love that ribbon.
Gorgeous photo's too - looks like you had a fab time - do you think Steve could works wonders on a photo for me as l don't do photo's either lol x Susan x

Elaine said...

Wow stunning card, bet Sandra was thrilled its beautiful. Great photos xx

Eileen Dobson said...

Wow, this is stunning, I just love the ribbon wreath. Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Moments.

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Kate and I love the pics, saw your FB one and it is seriously stunning...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Kate and I love the pics, saw your FB one and it is seriously stunning...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning card Kate she had to love this card.
Your photo is gorgeous also you.
Gr Karin

Carole said...

OOOh Kate what a wonderful creation and as you say a labour of love.I love the ribbon wreath. I bet Sandra loved it!

Ros Crawford said...

This is such a beautiful card!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Carol said...

Your card is stunning Kate, love the plaited ribbon. Lovely photos too. Carol x

Catherine said...

Your card is gorgeous Kate ! Sandra must have loved it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

OMG this card is STUNNING Kate! I'm sure she LOVED it! LOVED the photos ... you ladies are beautiful! Looks like a fun time!
Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘LOTS OF LAYERS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunning card and so much detail too and what a great photo of you too, Luv Sam

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant card, gorgeous colours and fantastic photos here...xx
The Journey is the Start

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow!!! Kate this is the nicest photo I have ever seen of you, it is fabulous. What a pretty girl you are.

Your card as usual is awesome. So gorgeous and stylish.
Hugs
Cathy
xxx

Pia S said...

Wow, you sure know how to be creative with ribbons, this looks stunning, Kate!

vinita jain said...

OMG, This is really a spectacular creation to present your wonderful friend!! I love the wreath of ribbon, just awesome and all the texture are so great, Totally love it!!!
Best wishes to your friend!

*Vicki* said...

You are such a pretty lady!!! Great photo of you!! Your card looks amazing and how lucky she is to receive this from you!! So stunning Kate! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Dotty Jo x said...

Fab card and a fab pic. Please send Steve over to my place as I'd like to look this good too!!! Jo x

Stella said...

This is a wonderful card and I love the modern font you used to celebrate the 60th birthday of a good friend. She must have been thrilled when she got this! Thank you so much for joining us at CCCB!

Chrissy said...

If you could pop Steve over to my place Kate and do some magic with me it would be very much appreciated..lol..gorgeous photos and love your beautiful card..stunning.

luv CHRISSYxx

Jane said...

I loved the photos on FB Kate, stunning...as is the amazing card you made, the ribbon plait is incredible x

Sandra H said...

Stunning card Kate looks like a fab night by all too! x

Charlene said...

Fun card and pics! Thanks for sharing your talent with us this week at CCCB :-)

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Kate, stunning design and fabulous photographs, especially the one of you.
Pauline
x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card Kate.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Kate, great photo, you all look as if a great time was had by all.

You have won my anniversary candy, it's a Chocolate Baroque vouchar, and if you could email me I can then give CB your email address to send you the code for the vouchar, hugs and congratulations, Kate x

Regina said...

Kate, one Wow doesn't seem enough. . . .so double wow!!! The ribbon wreath is absolutely amazing!
Wonderful pics!

greetings Regina*

Katya- Ангел ф кедах said...

Great card!

Thanks for joining us over at Craft for the Craic.
Hugs DT Katya
http://madewithlovebykatya.blogspot.ie

Sarah Cope said...

Absolutely amazing, thank you for sharing this beauty with us over at the Hobbybook Designer Challenge :)

Karen Letchworth said...

This is GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing in our challenge this week - what a blessing! Please stop by again soon. I look forward to it.
Blessings,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Eithne said...

Beautiful card. I'm sure your friend loved it and ye had a great night! Thank you for joining our September challenge over at Craft for the Craic.
Eithne

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

A stunning card, such a fabulous design - I am sure it will be treasured. Beautiful photos too, glad you had a great time!
Rebecca.

Gerda said...

What a beautiful card!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

DT-Member SCT
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

maria f. said...

Wow. Stunning and such a perfect special occasion card! Thanks for playing at Simply Create Too!

cardsbyleona said...

This is so lovely. Thanks for entering this challenge, hope to see you again.
Leona (Creative Moments DT) x

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