Saturday, 17 January 2015

Venice and a cold!

Hello bogging friends.
Another week gone!.......crafting none!.........better than last week?.........marginally! came down with a stinker of a cold this week...sniff loads of other people too I am sure. Mine I think was courtesy of hubby .........everyone else's?.........if they were down to hubby there are questions to be asked!! So next week will be better still and I hope everyone out there is tickety boo next week if you are one under par too at present.
Keep well the rest of you.

So weekend.....nothing special happening foul.....great excuse to craft but not the inclination unfortunately. I have however the card I made for my lovely DIL who's birthday was this week.

and the reverse side

Nicole loves Venice and the masks so I had to use Craftwork Cards Venetian papers and a fancy fold card and the mask was cut with a Spellbinder Venetian die.
I just adore the colours in these papers.I think it is self explanatory but I added flowers, glitter and candi.

Welcome to my new follower Kathy I do hope you continue to pop by and enjoy what you see.
Thanks also everyone for your comments on last week and for the record I was not hurt after the 'incident' just nice of you all to ask though.

Thank you for stopping by again and perhaps saying hi again, as always I love your comments, they brighten my life and I know I am not talking to myself!

Just before I go I have to say I do admire those of you that have been making loads of cards, that post every few days or even daily...I really do not know how you do it. You are such talented people and I am so honoured to feel that I know you all, and I love stopping by to see your wonderful work.
Alas I think that my resolve to make the years cards in January and then just play has gone by the wayside. I haven't finished January yet! next week Mr Mojo is due back and I shall crack the whip (I hope).

Keep safe if the weather is bad where you are, keep warm, and enjoy whatever you have planned.

Crafty (or not so at the moment) hugs to you all.

Carole xx


  1. Stunning card Carole. Beautiful design and love the shape. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  2. Hope the sniffles have disappeared and that you're feeling healthy, hale and hearty in tickety-boo time! Your card for your DIL: spectacular! the shape, the images, the 'theme' and the mask! Oh my...that mask! She'll love this card, as do I! Speaking of love...your warm, compassionate, heart-touching comments have lifted my spirits immensely! I'll be crying my face off tomorrow when I leave my mom's (coming back on the weekend, yet still...I'll miss her incredibly, and I'll worry), but knowing you understand and care...that lifts my spirits more than I have words to express! You, my friend, are a treasure! Hugs and love coming heading your way!

  3. That is such a lovely shape of card and I love how you decorate it. xxx

  4. Why have I not seen this die????? Love it!
    A great card Carole - and I have nowt else to do but sit and make lately - the dust will lay testament to that! LOL
    Get better soon x

  5. Fabulous! really love this design!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  6. Wowww Carole! I love this design and the colors!!! I agree with you .. these colors are so rich and elegant!!! I really love those feathers too! Your DIL will ADORE this! It's GORGEOUS!!! Happy Birthday to her! :)

    Big Hugs,

  7. Sorry to hear you've been ill Carole, I hope you're on the mend now! Your card is so gorgeous - I absolutely love the colour scheme and your gorgeous ornate mask.

  8. Wow, bet she will love this, it's gorgeous. Hope you feel better soon,Liz x

  9. I love the fancy fold, it's awesome. Love the mask and feathers,too. I think your friend will be so excited when she opens's a stunner!

    Hope you are feeling better soon! No fun to be under the weather.

    We have had a strange winter here, not much snow at all. Instead it's been more sleet and ice...just enough to make the roads a mess. The parking lots and sidewalks are so slippery, it's hard to go out. Today I have too, though, as I do a card group at the assisted living center...they will be waiting for me..ready to make Valentines! Have a great day!

  10. Hi Sis, FABULOUS CARD.... I love the colours and what a great shape, so different!!... the spellbinders mask die really looks fab! and what lovely papers:)..
    Take care hun,
    Love and Hugs,
    Sis xx