Sunday 15 May 2011

Forever Friends Birthday Wishes

Good afternoon to you all
After yesterday's very interesting turn, today I am pleased to say is much quieter as Matt has taken himself and his car to a fishing match.  You see yesterday we set off for the weekly shop, with the intention of some new shoes and a new handbag for moi.  However after only two stops, it was decided to take the very noisy car (sounded like a piece of metal was moving under the car) to our local exhaust repair place.  Only to find out that not only was it one section, but two..........and the part was not in and needed ordering :(.  So Matt as you see has taken his noisy vehicle to fishing with him, hoping that the poorly sections don't actually fall of.  For those of you know where I am, Matt has driven to Skegness area for his if you are on a day out and spot him, just wave :)

So moving on, I would like to share with you a card, made for Mike's fiancĂ©e Hannah.  "Bear" in mind that she adores purple and you will sure get the idea.  So I just had to go with a shopping theme along with a monochromatic purple.

So here is what I created for her.

This is a twisted easel card, with lots and lots of circles, scallop edges and hearts.  The cute forever friends image is just perfect for her. The base colour is some purple card stock textured from Grimsby Crafts, (P.S. their web site will be open soon)  The papers are from the Papermania Capsule Mono Collection as is the ribbon.  The pearls on this one are from the Hobby House and both sentiments are MSE. Flowers from Wild Orchid.

I would like to say hello to my new followers and a great big thank you to all those wonderful visitors that leave such inspirational comments, life would not be the same in blog land with out you all.

I would like to mention a new monthly challenge - pop over here to take a peek.

I am going to enter this creation into the following challenges
Paper Sundaes - Birthdays
One Stitch at A Time - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Teddy and if possible picnic (do you think the shoes class as a picnic??
Crafty Calendar - Teddies
The Crafty Purple Frog - Monochromatic
Forever Friends - A Recipe 3 design papers, 3 embellishments, 3 colours. (Purple white and green leaf)

well must pop and feed the pup and also put our food in as the fisherman will return shortly

hope you had a great weekend


Sue said...

Hi ya hun
did ya miss me? missed you lot,
Totally gorgeous card, luv the colour, gorgeous papers & design, sue,x

tearyeyedstars said...

I love your card! I also love how purple it is (:

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning Kate! I love this sweet lil' bear with all her shoes! Gorgeous colours and a fantastic design too :)

sam21ski said...

Happy birthday Hannah.

Lovely card Kate, love the layout and the way it twists.

Great colour combo, all those purples and lilacs, smashing.

Hope Matt got home ok and he caught some fish!!!!

Sam xxx

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. Hannah will be happy as you made a gorgeous card for her! Great sketch... and thank you for joining our Forever Friends monthly challenge :) hugs, Miria

Janette said...

Your card is just adorable, love it.xx

Sally said...

This is gorgeous Kate. Love the twisted easel and the colour is great. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends :)
Hugs Sally xxx

Chris (catt871) said...

This card is gorgeous! I love all the circles and the purple is so pretty!!! THANKS for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog this week!

Regan said...

Such an adorable card! Love the layout and the color(purple is my favorite too)! Thanks for playing along at The Corrosive Challenge! :)

Cheryl Walker said...

DARLING card & I love the colors you used! Also love the image!
Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbons Challenge this week!

stampingmarianne said...

Beautiful twisted easelcards!
Love the beautiful borders areound the circles, the beautiful ribbon and the colors!
Great work!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT!

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Kate! Love all the purples, just beautiful.

Zulma said...

Beautiful card! pretty image and color combo. Thanks for sharing wiht us at The Corrosive Challenge this week.
Zulma DT

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous card Kate, love the purples.
Thanks for joining in our 2B's challenge at MAWTT we are so pleased you have shared this with us.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Mandy said...

Aww this is adorable and so beautiful Kate, so sweet and pretty
hugs Mandy xx

Crystal said...

This is adorable, love the super cute image and all the purple. Love the heart border punch and the ribbon! Wonderful card! Thanks for playing along with Paper Sundaes Birthday Celebration Challenge :)

mommyof5kidz said...

Absolutely adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog!

Scrappy Scatty said...

lovely card I love the colours
thank you for playing along at OSAAT this week
Love Jan

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow what gorgeous colours and a fab layout - i love all the die cuts and punched borders too
Lisa x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love the colour choice you have used here. The card is stunning. Thanks for joining in on our B's Challenge on MAWTT,

angelwhispers said...

My word I just adore this colour and its just so pretty and just perfect for our theme!! Thanks for joining us over at TCPFC Love Chanelle xx

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card ,the colours are really pretty
Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
Hugz Fleur xXx

Jeanne Streiff said...

Love the purples! Thanks for playing the Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge!!!

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