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Sunday, 11 January 2015

Where does the time go?

This picture was taken in 1977 - I am second from the right!


The little girl, my niece Debbie, celebrated her 40th Birthday yesterday.
The little boy is my nephew Darren and his wife Joy has a Birthday today...

So I had to quickly whip up a couple of cards...

My first, for Debbie, is based on this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches

Instead of rectangles I used a nesting die shape cut three times - using papers from my stash.
The sandal is  a Chloe stamp and the sentiment from a Papermania Art Deco Set from Docrafts.
The shapes and card are distressed with tea dye.


I added a bit of bling and a bow.


Happy 40th Debbie!


I will link this to Freshly Made sketches

I then looked at this sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch for Joy:


Here is my card:


I used a Swirly Heart embossing Folder which was a magazine freebie I believe,
embossing on white card which I mounted on a square white card blank.
I printed the words on my computer and matted them onto sparkly yellow card.
Using the same card and a flower punch I added flowers.
Finally the die cut bird and some bling...

Hope this photo is better!


Happy Birthday Joy!

I will link this to CAS(E) this Sketch

Happy Crafting!


6 comments:

  1. Mmmm! Shoes . . . what's NOT to like? Seriously, both cards are great! That one with the bird and the die cut is so delicate! Welcome to the UK! Hazel x

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  2. Super fun cards Susan! Love the colours you've chose for Debbie's card! Great shoe! I'm sure she'll love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  3. That is,one sassy shoe! Love it! Thanks for,sharing it at FMS!

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  4. Great cards! I especially like the one you made with the CTS sketch -- it's so pretty!

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  5. Great photo! Your cards are gorgeous! Love the fancy shoe on the first and the sweet blossoms on the second!

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  6. Beautiful embossing and lovely finishing touches!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) this sketch!

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