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London, Battersea, United Kingdom
I have been blogging since 2010. I have been married for 29 years and have three children,I have been blessed with Four Gorgeous Grandchildren. I love making my own cards, but dabble in cake making & crochet too. I enjoy going to Alexander Palace twice a year with my mum. I live in Battersea and have grown up here, although me and hubby's dream is to one day live in Spain.....

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Whoop Whoop

Good Sunday afternoon everyone.
Glad you have popped on by to visit & look forward to your comments x

Today is going to be a long post .... but not too boring Lol

Firstly I would like to announce that I won top 3 over at the crafty pad for this card.
This is my 1st ever top 3 

Next up is this blog award.
received this lovely award from Claudia, thanks luv. 

I would like to forward it onto:
Pamela - pamelascraftspot.blogspot.com
Carol - bunnysbitsnbobs.blogspot.com
Shannin - shanninscreativecorner.blogspot.com
Steph - honeybootique.blogspot.com
Elaine - sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.com
Nikki - nmcardcreations.blogspot.com
Kate - downrightcrafty.blogspot.com

I would like to give this to ALL my followers !!!!

Now onto todays card.
This is another commissioned card from a work colleague. Her Gramma is celebrating her 85th birthday.

I shall be entering this card into the following challenges:
Onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com 'anything goes'
thecraftypad.blogspot.com 'challenge 129 lots of texture'
cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com 'summertime'

Now here it is ..... 

BOOKATRIX BOARD: designed by the glitter girls & can be purchased here
EMBOSSING FOLDERS: Cuttlebug 'perfect paisley' & Papermania 'Victorian Fleur'

SPELLBINDERS NESTABILITIES: Scalloped Ovals & Standard Circles

SENTIMENT: Produced on laptop

IMAGE: By Dimension Fourth Ltd. I received this when I belonged to their monthly club.


PAPER & CARD: Starting from back page: 
Cream - Anna Marie Designs (purchased 3 packs of card for £10)
Patterned paper - docrafts Papermania 'A Silent Night'
Red card - Purchased from local craft shop 12x12.
Front page same as back page.

CORNERS: Nellies Multi Frames 'MFD 027'.

PEARLS & RHINESTONES: The hobby house.

FLOWERS: Won as part of blog candy & recycled.

STAMENS: Purchased from a stall at Alexander Palace.

LEAVES: Woodware craft collection punch. 
(Paper used for leaves - docrafts Papermania 'Verde paper pack'

FLOURISHES: Marianne design creaTables 'LR0116'

ORGANZA RIBBON: Purchased from local craft shop on a reel.

HAT PINS: Purchased from a shop called 'Tiger Tiger'.

STAND TEMPLATE: Purchased from a stall at Alexander Palace. Sorry no details on packaging !!!
Just used sturdy card...... always works a treat.

Glad your still with me. Look forward to reading your comments & shall pop on over to you too x