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Saturday, 5 March 2016

A card for Mum

Good morning and happy weekend!
My first post today is with my DT card for this month's challenge at Crafty Calendar, the theme is Mother's Day or 'for a special female', very topical as it's Mother's Day tomorrow here in the UK.
We're sponsored this month by the wonderful A Day for Daisies and the DT were allowed to choose an image to use....you don't want to know how long it took me to choose mine... have you seen how many of these gorgeous whimsical images there are...and just how many of them would be suitable for this challenge ??!! n the end I settled for this little sweetie, she made me think of my childhood and how I loved to play dress up with my friends and my sister! In those days (!) we didn't have  'bought' costumes from the Disney shop and the like...we dressed up in Mum's clothes...preferably her best ones if we could get our hands on them! We would trail around swathed in dresses that we had to hold up, staggering in high heels many sizes too large, faces smothered with lipstick, thinking we were the bee's knees!
Anyway here is my card for my lovely Mum, I used a template from Sandra's Scrapshop to make the card base and copics to colour my image... it's made with love and happy memories.
Thanks for looking.
Chris
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Challenges entered:
adayfordaisies #142 add dimensional flowers
cutecardthursday. Mother's day
fairytale #138 shaped cards
craftycardmakers #156 for a special woman
dreamvalley Mothers day


14 comments:

  1. Stunning Chris..the little image is adorable and I really love your bow fold card...gorgeous.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. So this is one you made earlier, before the one you made earlier!
    Gorgeous background, sweet image and lovely colours. Would fit perfectly into our challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath x

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  3. love your stunning bow card - thanks for sharing your project at A Day for Daisies

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  4. Memories that made me smile! What a BRilliant design this is..I LOve your 'bow'. FABulous colours Chris..Such a sweet image too.
    Chrissyxx

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  5. This is fabulous Chris! Happy Mother's Day to you! Judy x

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  6. This is fabulous Chris! Happy Mother's Day to you! Judy x

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  7. Love this fabulous bow design card. Gorgeous soft colour palette and such a soft feminine image, perfect for our current 'special woman' challenge.

    Thanks for sharing with us.

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers

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  8. This is a stunning card Chris I love it! huggles Sue xx

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  9. This is a stunning card Chris I love it! huggles Sue xx

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  10. Loving the card it's gorgeous. Many thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge. Angela DT X

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  11. Brilliantly designed creation and love the awesome colours used.
    Sorry have been missing but we had a bit of time out for a few days away....takes a while to catch up on over 200 notifications...xx
     {aNNie}

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  12. A great card, Chris - thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday.

    Helen x

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  13. Oh my, how beautiful! Thanks for joining us at A Day for Daisies for our dimensional flower challenge! Good luck, and please join us again soon!
    Jen Leeflang
    ADFD DT

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  14. WOW! I have never seen this cardshape befor. That´s so lovely. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. xx Bianca

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