Tuesday, 10 June 2014

'Wonderful friend'

Hi blogging buddies....how are we all? well we are well in to June now and I hate to depress you but it will soon be the longest day!...what happened to sitting in the garden on these long summer nights??

My mum turned 94 on Saturday and for those that follow my blog, she loved her card.

I can at last blog a card that I made for a friends birthday that she now has received. It is a 'flowers in a box' card made with the lovely Craftwork Cards papers Cottage Garden.

The flowers were from my stash, some stamped and coloured with inks and the butterflies were die cut from Spellbinders packaging and a lot of glitter and Stickles added for the sparkle.The butterfly die is a  Spellbinders die and I put it through the Calibur about 4 times to get the outline to cut. The centre bits didn't cut, they just embossed as I think the packaging is perhaps a bit tough!, but I was pleased with how they turned out.
I made a box to take my card as I put so much in it I didn't want to crush it in to an envelope.
I really enjoyed making this and I love the way they look when they are done.

OK well  a busy day, busy week in fact so must press on.

Take care everyone and thank you for stopping by in your busy lives, and if you leave me a comment that would make me a very happy lady :)
Enjoy whatever you are doing.
Crafty hugs
Carole xx


  1. Hi Carole, Stunning box card. I am sure your frind loved it. I really must have a go at one but keep forgetting! Hugs, Carol S.xx

  2. Absolutely gorgeous, these colours are so pretty! Your butterflies are stunning - I was wondering where you got them from and I'm so impressed that they're your creations. You've definitely inspired me to try some more adventurous embellishments! I'm glad your mum loved her card and I hope she had a good birthday.

  3. Wow! Another stunning card Carole, your idea's are always so wonderful, and this is amazing!!!
    Marjorie xx

  4. Hi Carole, wow a gorgeous favourite desing which I love...just to let you know, I have had to close memories to keep due to a hacker, please re join my blog and new candy...cheers, (Aussie Annie]

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  5. wow this is gorgeous love the colour choices and all the detail you have added such a stunner
    hugs Kate x

  6. This is lovely Carole, very pretty! Of course your mum loved her card, and I'm sure your friend who received this masterpiece did too! Talk soon xxx

  7. Wow this is just a fabulous project its stunning loving these flowers and what a great idea with the butterflies your friend will have loved this and so pleased you're Mum loved her card Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

  8. Hi Carole
    Fabulous card... So pretty....
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

  9. OMGOSH Carole! Wow wow wow! This is AMAZING! So full of gorgeous flowers and details! Oooh my goodness! I love it! And I'm sure your friend loves this as well!!!

    Big Hugs,