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Thursday, 28 January 2010

For my Truly Scrumptious Friend!

Challenge 24 over at Truly Scrumptious is a fabulous sketch which I rotated in order to make a THANK YOU card for best matey Julie and her daughter (my Goddaughter), Emily. 

It was my birthday last Friday and Julie made it really special!   She came to collect me in the morning and I opened loads of fabulous gifts from her and from Em.  The card she made for me was absolutely gorgeous.  If you haven't already seen it, hop over to Julie's blog and take a look here.  As soon as I had finished unwrapping all that lovely stash, we went to the craft fair at Sandown where I spent the morning buying yet more stash with the birthday money hubby had given me.  After grabbing a bite to eat, it was back to my place for a brilliant afternoon happily stamping eachothers stamps mixed in with some show and tell and some colouring!
We went halves on this fabulous Papermania paper.  The image is H&S; coloured with Copics and Promarkers.  Flowers are punched and Glimmer Misted (my first attempt at Glimmer Mist - bit worried about my cream coloured carpet!) and the border and corner punch were part of my Christmas present from Julie!  I finished it off with some little pearls and by cutting a small slit on the edge of the tag on the image and punching a hole through the tag, I was able to add a ribbon.  Sentiment was one I bought at Sandown and is Studio G.  
I had a really fantastic day with my really fantastic friend!

10 comments:

scrappyjan said...

Very pretty, Love the rich colors you have used!! Love love love that hard to get image!
hugs, Janiel

Kim Piggott said...

Oh she will adore you beautiful card!
So very gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

joey said...

Hi Lesley

oh they will love this! gorgeous image and beautiful colours they work really well together

Joey.x

All Pink girl said...

Wow what a beautiful card so pretty
love the colours and the image fabulous
hugs Dawnxxx
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dolcreations said...

Oh this is so pretty this card! Sounds like you had a wonderful day... Your friend is so going to love this card!

Angela said...

A really pretty card, the image is very cute too. Thanks for joining us at TS,
Angela

Julie said...

We do love this card!!! Beautiful colouring and I adore this image, with this gorgeous flower ensemble! Thank YOU for a great day!!! Juliexx

Dena said...

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Julie is such a sweetie huh?
I love this cute card! Purple is such a terrific color! I bet she loved it!
Hugs, Dena

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, wonderful hAnglar girl and fabby colours.
luv
Debby

Mina said...

beautiful card Lesley your friends daughter will love it...thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious challenge
Mina xxx