Saturday 10 April 2010

40th Female Birthday Card - Monochrome

Good afternoon
 I would like to welcome Lynsey (WW teamie), Linda and Crafting Andy to my little section of blog land. Hello ladies :)

DH Matt went to a fishing match today and took his dad with him as a guest.  Again he did not win (he will one day - I have faith), he caught 15 fish totaling 6 pound and the winner had 30 pound.  However this meant a day for me all to myself.  

The weather has been glorious here today, and it was hard to stay in the Beach Hut crafting.  I took my son to work early this morning, hit Tesco's early before the crowds hit it and headed home for an early morning coffee in the sun.  I then decided to clean the oven - thinking "what a pain" that was going to be, however pleasantly surprised at the new stuff I got, which after four hours I did not even need to use a brillo and my trays were spotless and shiny new.  In those four hours I did a few other jobs and created this card for a friend at work, who is always very specific on what she wants, so I hope this fits the bill.
This is the mono "Capsule" range by Papermania with plain black card stock.  Using a cuttlekids alphabet for the words through the cuttlebug and creating the flowers from one of my punches.  The butterflies I have added stickles to.  Not my normal style and not taking over as a favorite I am afraid.

This fits into the Cute Card Thursday Challenge 107 - Mono Mania with it's black and white tones.

Well off to tidy up the mess I made in the Beach Hut and to continue with another crafty idea I have.

Chow for now
Kate xx


Linda said...

What a gorgeous card
hugs Linda

sam21ski said...

Oooh love the card Kate, sorry to hear you didn't get on with the stickles, they really are good fun, especially the rock candy one!!!!

The Dolphin Inn said...

Oooooooh cool design, loving the monochromatic look, lol I have stickles issues too but mostly it is knowing where to stop he he he, take care XXX

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