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Friday, 7 April 2017

Happy Birthday for Someone Special

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

The weekend is before us. I hope you have something nice planned. The Easter Holidays have started for me. There is so much I want to do most of it is for the wedding. Tomorrow I am taking a day out and we are heading off early to go to Ally Pally. I do love that craft show. It should be fun. On Sunday we are seeing family. I do feel that over the next few months my blogging is going to get more erratic but sometimes life just gets in the way.

I have been trying to keep ahead of my makes and I made this card for a special someone. Their birthday isn't till August, what with the wedding in July and us going on holiday soon after, I wasn't sure when it would get made. I do like to be organised.


This is one of my 8"x 8" cards. I choose the image first and then I found the fabulous paper in my stash. I cut all the mats and layers to match the colours in the image. 


Sometime I struggle to put sentiments on cards. I do find this round stamp useful as it doesn't take too much room. I cut it and it mats and layers with some tonic circle dies. 


I made yellow poppies, with the Tranquil Poppy die by Creative Expressions. to reflect the flowers in the image. 


This gorgeous image is another by Pollyanna Pickering. I have a pack of images that I use from time to time.  The eagle eyed amongst you might have noticed the card I made with the left overs from this card a little while ago. 


I just have to remember where I have put this card when the time comes. 

Enjoy your weekend, whatever you are doing. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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21 comments:

  1. this is a gorgeous card Jackie great papers fit perfectly with the image.
    Gr Karin

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  2. Gorgeous card! I love how the colors in the image match the colors of the papers you used!

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  3. I thought I had seen it before! Great card Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  4. A very beautiful card Jackie, the image is lovely and I do like the striped background paper.
    Hugs Janet xxx

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  5. Your card is very pretty Jackie. I love your colour combination. I wish I was so well organised. Barbxx

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous, love the image of the bird and beautiful papers.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Beautiful card, love the image. I hope you have a super time at Ally Pally. I wanted to go but I have a dress fitting for my sister's Wedding, so may be next time. Look forward to seeing your crafty haul. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  8. This is a fabulous card Jackie, the image is delightful.
    Enjoy yourself tomorrow at Ally Pally.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  9. A beautiful card Jackie - love the image and doesn't it feel good to plan ahead?! Enjoy your weekend mix of craft and family. Shabneez x

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  10. Lovely card, great image and coordinating papers.

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  11. Great card Jackie, beautiful image and love the layout.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    Pam x

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  12. A lovely card Jackie. The image and papers are gorgeous. Have a fun day out at Ally xx

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  13. Gorgeous card Jackie. the topper is fab and love the backing paper. Enjoy Ally Pally and your visiting. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  14. This is so pretty Jackie :-)
    Enjoy Ally Pally; I would love to go but it is too much walking and too crowded for me :-((((((

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  15. Hi Jackie,
    what a very beautiful card and that image is so very wonderful.
    Love the design and the wonderful papers used.
    I do hope you are having a great time at Ally Pally.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  16. Beautiful birthday card today, love those cute flower die cuts and how they match the photo

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  17. I love the striped background paper, its the perfect backdrop for the lovely image

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  18. Lovely card Jackie. I love these colours and the die cut is a very pretty addition. Cathy x

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  19. Gorgeous card Jackie, love the colours

    Donna x

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