Friday, 25 January 2013


I am lucky enough to be blessed with not one, but two gorgeous sisters (well that's what they tell me anyway!!). Unfotunately, due to very bad planning (!!) their birthdays fall on consecutive days, which makes February a very expensive month! Also it means making 4 cards, 2 from me and 2 from my lovely Mum, who used to be a very keen cardmaker herself until her hands got so bad with the terrible arthritis she suffers from. She much prefers handmade cards (obviously!) so I usually try to make them for her! As we have a very large family and she has loads of grandchildren and great grandchildren it keeps me busy!
Anyway, this card is for her to give - I hope she's happy with it! The beautiful image is from A Day For Daisies, the birdcage, cute little birds and ivy die are all Marianne.
Thanks for looking!
Challenges entered: adayfordaisies  add some red
charismacardz hearts and flowers
littlemissmuffet ;hearts and flowers
deepocean anything but square
cardmania girly
tammyscrapincorner red and/or hearts
 whoopsidaisy use digi


Ani said...

Fabulous card! I love the layout and the colours that you've used! Amazing! Thanks so much for playing along at Card Mania! Good luck and hope you'll join us again with our next challenge on Monday! Hugs, Ani

goldie said...

This is stunning!I love your card!Thanks so much for sharing with us at Card Mania!

Cat's sCrap said...

Lovely blue card. Original shape. Interesting composition. Fantastic coloring on your image. Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week !

Hugs from France.

Addii said...

Amazing! I love the layout and the colours !
Thanks so much for playing along at Card Mania!

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Chris. What a lovely, soft blue card. I especially like your take on a "tent topper" style fold, and the beautiful monochromatic colors - very soft and beautifully colored! Thanks for the inspiration today! hugs, de

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card. I love the image and the splash of red too.

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz in our hearts and flowers challenge and good luck.


Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Love the colours. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog} said...

Beautiful! I love the gorgeous image, colour, design and layout. Very very pretty. Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Julie said...

Brilliant Chris,how did you make such realistic poppies,I love them! Look forward to catching up on Wednesday,you can share your tips then ;) x

Daisychain said...

A stunning card Chris, love all the elements. Thank you for joining us this week at Whoopsi Daisy. Hugs Christine x

Karen C said...

This is great! Thanks for joining our "USE A DIGI" challenge over at WHOOPSI DAISY CHALLENGE BLOG! Hope to see you next week too!
Karen C

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Wow this is such a fabulous creation! Totally love all the wonderful details of this card.

Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Brook said...

Love it! Great color combo and I just love the birdcage. Thanks for joining us at Can You Digi It?.

Gram's Treasures said...

What a beautiful creation! Love the design and that birdcage is the perfect added touch. Thanks for playing along this week at Charisma....hope to see you next time too!
Joyce xx

Sherry Eckblad said...

What a beautiful card and fantastic coloring. You are so nice to make cards for your Mom too since she no longer can. Thanks for joining us at ADFD.

Milliesmarvels said...

Stunning! I love the gorgeous flowers! Thanks for joining us for the Little Miss Muffet Challenge!