Monday, 6 May 2013

White With A Touch Of Purple

Good afternoon friends. It was such a beautiful morning that John and I took off on our bikes again for a couple of hours. We cycled just under 20 miles but I failed to make it up the big hill. Boo hoo! I don't feel too bad about it though because the gradient is 14.5% - which is flipping hard let me tell you! Still need to do quite a bit more cycling before the Cotswold ride in a fortnight, but it will come.

My Card

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Back in my comfort zone today with some layers. This is a 6x6 card cut from Centura pearl. I used SB Garden Lattice and Marianne Creatables die LR0242. The corners of the main die remind me of strawberries - perhaps I should have backed it with red instead of purple! A few pearls from my stash to finish it off and it was done. The purple card is also pearl although it doesn't show in the picture.

Well I'd better get out into the garden and do some more tidying up. It won't do itself unfortunately!

Enjoy the rest of the day!

Love and hugs from Christine xx

22 comments:

  1. Lovely card, dies are gorgeous....yep, gardening is another nice thing to do apart from crafting.xx

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  2. Beautiful Christine love your colours and die shapes
    jacqui x

    well done on your cycling xx

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  3. Love this,fab design and details.xxx

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  4. Gorgeous card Christine. I love the design and beautiful detailing
    Sue xx

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  5. Stunning card Christine and just love your gorgeous coloura

    ANne

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  6. Wat een prachtige kaart en wat is die mal mooi , ik heb deze zelf ook
    groetjes Janie

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  7. Gorgeous card Christine. I love the design and fab marianne die.
    Lorraine x

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  8. Absolutely stunning Christine. I see strawberries in the corners too! Hugs x

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  9. What a lovely card. My fave colour combo too.
    Best wishes
    Lea x

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  10. Absolutely stunning Christine, I love the use of those Dies
    You will do it next time you are out on the bike, there are lots if people would struggle to "walk" up that hill.

    Patricia xxx

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  11. Christine your card is stunning I like hoe you have layered those dies.

    Hazel

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  12. Beautiful card Christine, love the colour and it's oneof my favourite dies. Carol x

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  13. Stunning card Christine, I Love those dies.. I really need to buy some, they make Beautiful cards! Love the colours too...Well done on your bike ride! Hugs May x x x

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  14. Totally gorgeous Christine and you sound so fit!!! LOL huggles hun Sue xxxx

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  15. Prachtige kaart Christine, leuk met de pareltjes er op.

    Groetjes Karla

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  16. Beautiful card Christine. I love the purple backing. You certainly sound very fit. Hugs Rita xxxx

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  17. Hi Christine,
    beautifully superb card. Love that die, and what you have designed with it.
    You make me feel very tired talking about your bike ride. You must be very fit, but then you do zumba dancing as well so I know your fit cause you need plenty of energy for that. My son does 40 or 50 miles every Sunday morning. He also goes to the gym and does spinning too. His job is in the banking industry with lots of trips out of the country and lots of sitting about at meetings and such. So he likes to keep fit when he can.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  18. What a beautiful card just love that die it`s stunning, the colour is one of my fav`s .Melanie

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  19. Hi Christine, another fabulous creation, colours and dies work beautifully. Oh you make me feel so lazy but I am walking/running more now I have my little puppy so making a start to getting fitter lol! Have a super Monday, love & hugs Christine H xx

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  20. I'm exhausted just reading about the hill Christine!! Good luck with the big cycle, I am sure you will be well ready for it. Loving your gorgeous card, the navy really makes the white pop and you have the most beautiful dies.

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  21. Phew Christine, well done with the bike riding! Your card is beautiful, you have used the dies so beautifully - stunning, Carole Z X

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  22. Gorgeous card and gorgeous dies. That pearescent card must be so beautiful IRL!

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