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Saturday, 2 April 2016

I'm back!

Sorry I have been missing for such a long time, but now I am back and getting into card making again.
A friend is turning 65 in a few weeks time, so I have made this card for her. I have used a template from  Cardmaking Paradise (link is on my sidebar) and cut it out with my Cameo.
I used a Penny Black background stamp all over the front, using Mermaid Lagoon DI. I also sponged the edges with the same ink. I added some flowers and a corner flourish cut from snippets for decoration.
Challenges - Sweet Stampin - how old?
                     Less is More - coloured background
                     Pixie's crafty workshop - snippets
                     Southern Girls - anything goes

17 comments:

brenda said...

Nice to see you back Glennis and with a real statement card, I am sure your friend will love it.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

Di said...

Love this card Glennis! Super to use the numbers topped with those lovely flowers - a card to treasure! And it's great to see you back - I was beginning to wonder if all was OK.

Hugs

Di xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Glennis that is lovely! Your friend is sure to appreciate that. The background stamp is fabulous, I really like the blue on blue palette. A really pretty 'big birthday' card. Thanks for joining in the fun with us this week at Sweet Stampin' and we hope to see you back again soon. Hugs, Wends x Sweet Stampin' DT

Esther said...

What a pretty card! Your friend will love this. It's clear how much attention to detail you've put in x

cotnob said...

This is fabulous Glennis, lovely colours and great design - your friend will treasure her card.
Pauline
x

Chrissie said...

This is a fun card Glennis. It doesn't look as though you have left any completely blank 'white space', but I'm sure your friend will be thrilled!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Brenda Brown said...

Lovely card Glennis, hope you enjoyed your travels and welcome back.
Happy Sunday.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Sid said...

Great statement card Glennis, I have also become your latest blog follower !

Debbie said...

Lovely card and just right for our challenge this week at Sweet Stampin'. Good Luck, come join us again next Saturday. Debbie X

Susan said...

Very creative card. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

Team Clark said...

Love this beautifully embellished shaped card! Very sweet and thoughtful! Hugs, Autumn

Neets B said...

A great shaped card, perfect for the occasion.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

Liz said...

Lovely card, perfect for a sixty-fifth birthday.

Liz - LIM Guest Designer xx

Sarah Nancarrow said...

What an awesome way to create a card! I love that it's a big number and you've embellished it beautifully. Thanks for playing at Southern Girls Challenge :)

aussie aNNie said...

Thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous creation for our current challenge of anything goes....see you next challenge ♥ and....a big hello and hug from me.xx
{aNNie Southern Girls Challenge DT Member}

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Such a lovely card. This is perfect for our challenge this week, and your friend with love it. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

Barb said...

What a lovely card for your friend. I am one of your new followers. Barbxx