Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Dream

Good morning to you all and thanks for popping in.  Well we have had three days of wind and rain so I'm hoping things will improve now.  I can't complain my well is running dry ... lol!

My Card


My card today is 6" x 6" made from white cardstock.  It is matted with peach pearlescent paper which I have had for many years and I think was from Crafters Companion.  I then matted one of the papers from Papermania's Oyster Blush to that.  I used the same peach paper to diecut  Cheery Lynn's French Pastry Doily which I cut in half and added it to  half of a paper doily.  The sentiment is from Kaisercraft Life's Sentiments and die cut with SB Fancy Tags. The ribbon, lace and pearls are from my stash.

I'm having a day in Cheltenham today with a friend which will be a nice change.  I used to work in Cheltenham before I retired and it is a lovely town.  The journey from here is about 40 miles over very twisty, hilly, country roads.  A joy to go to work in the summer - but an absolute nightmare come winter!  I don't miss that 80 mile round trip I can tell you.

Hope you are all well and finding time for some crafting in your busy lives.




19 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Christine, such a pretty design and I love the delicate colours.
    I hope you have a lovely day.
    hugs Sue xx

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  2. Morning Christie,
    A very pretty card. Enjoy your day out.
    Lydia
    X

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  3. Gorgeous card Christine, the beautiful pearls, design and love those colour combos....
    Wonderful work of art...xx
    The Journey is the Start

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  4. This is just gorgeous, fab design and layout.xxx

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  5. Gorgeous card Christine. I hope you enjoy your Day with friends too. Hugs Rita xxx

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  6. This is gorgeous Christine, love your colour theme and the doilies as the main focus are fab.
    Have a gread day out with your friend, hugs Kate x

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  7. I think the weather is improving just in time because we're leaving for the UK tomorrow and will stay 2,5 weeks. It's because of your story a few weeks ago that we will stay at Longleat House a few days! Thank for that!
    And ofcourse your card is a beauty!!
    Lia xx

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  8. This is beautiful Christine, the colours are gorgeous. Carol x

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  9. I love what you have done on this stunning card. Great colours and design.
    Hope you have had a fantastic day.
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  10. A beautiful card Christine, love the colours - very elegant! Hugs Carole Z X

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  11. This is really gorgeous Christine hope you have a great day out! lots of huggles Sue xx

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  12. Hi Christine,
    what a very beautiful card.
    Love the super colour peach and it's elegance.
    Great designing with the 2 different doilies.
    Hope you have had a fab day out today.
    My sister has moved back to Wales from Nr Chippenham, so no more visiting her in the lovely countryside around there, but still when I go to Wales I will have my both sisters in the same town. Hooray!
    My that was a very long journey to work and back.
    I'm sure your glad you don't have to do that anymore.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  13. Hi Christine
    Your lovely card is looking cream and taupe on my screen, which I like as I'm not a peachy gal.
    Gosh, used to get bored on a 40 mile round trip to work, nevermind 80!
    Hope you had a great day with your chum.
    Ang x

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  14. Gorgeous card Christine. We had the most beautiful day yesterday a cloudless sky and wall to wall sunshine - now tonight it is like winter.

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  15. Very pretty card Christine and it has a lovely Vintage look about it....
    Well we do have some sunshine at the moment down in Somerset but for how long who knows....

    Anne

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  16. Gorgeous card Christine, beautiful colour card. Love the design.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. Christine this is a very pretty card with a lovely design. Hope you had a good day out. Hazel xx

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  18. Oh Christine you were so near to me. I live in Gloucester! This is a really pretty card. Love the delicate colours x

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  19. WOW! what an elegant creation, Christine!
    hugs, Asha

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