Thursday, 14 July 2016

Special Day

Good morning , and it really is lovely today.  The sun is shining although still a little fresh, but it's early yet.  Hope everyone is feeling fit and well.  We are going to go off to another National Trust property again today - make the most of the weather!

My Card



Recipe
5" x 7" card base made from Hobbycraft card stock
lilac card stock - Hobbycraft
Elegant Labels 4  die - Spellbinders
Labels 4 die - Spellbinders
A2 Tranquil Moments die - Spellbinders
Faux Quilled leaves - Creative Expressions
Flowers, ribbon and pearls  - from stash
pearl pin - gift from Wendy (Spanish Crafter)
Sentiment - computer generated

I used lots of dies on this card but I think it looks very delicate.   I have this sentiment on a stamp and wanted to use it on this card but it didn't fit the Tranquil Moments die unless I turned the die and I didn't want to do that.  Instead I played around with different fonts on my computer until I came up with something I liked.  I think this card could be used for birthday, anniversary, wedding etc so quite a versatile one to have in my box.

Take care and enjoy whatever you are doing today.


21 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, lovely sentiment. Enjoy your day

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  2. Wow, Christine, what an amazing bow on a gorgeous card. Love the colours and the sentiment.
    Have been very busy with my work, so I am enjoying the sun by looking out of the window of my 'study' where I am writing the textes for 3 magazines (always so much to do after coming home from holidays). My cards have all been made in advance. Still one more week till I am ready and will be able to make cards again! Hope you are well!
    Lia xx

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  3. This is stunning Christine, thanks for the link. xx

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  4. Morning Christine,
    A very pretty elegant card.
    Lydia
    X

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  5. This is gorgeous Christine. Lovely use of these dies.

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  6. Schitterende kaart Christine
    Prachtige kleuren heb je gebruikt
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  7. So pretty Christine all those lovely die cuts...and a lovely sentiment ...sunny here today but cool,not that I am out and about as I have a horrid summer cold...never mind not stopping me doing a bit of crafting xxxxx

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  8. A lovely card - such beautiful die cuts and colours.
    Kath x

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  9. Hi Christine,
    what a very stunning card, and beautifully created.
    I love the fab colour pink it is so subtle, and those die cuts are excellent in your arrangement of them.
    You have just reminded me I still have quite a few of those from when you lent me the die.
    Must remember to use them.
    I do hope you have enjoyed your day out today.
    The weather here has been glorious also.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  10. Hi Christine,
    forgot to say Wendy's pin is fantastic.

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  11. Ooh this is a gorgeous card Christine… so elegant and pretty! Love the intricate dies that you've used. You're right… this card could be used for so many occasions… it's a wonderful design!
    Hope you enjoyed the National Trust Property… it's a perfect day to enjoy the gardens as well as house! ;-)
    Love and hugs, Sue B xx

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  12. Hello Christine, absolutely gorgeous card, beautiful dies and design.
    I hope you and John are having a lovely day out, Kate x

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  13. Hi Christine, gorgeous card ..beautiful dies you have used and love the colours! typical a stamp never fits your die! I use PC for all my personal cards.. Wendy`s pin is gorgeous on this creation.

    Pam x

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  14. Hi Christine
    Oooh, what a marvellous card. My favourite colour and great use of the die cuts.
    Beautifully embellished too.
    Yes, a lovely day today as I managed to get 2 loads of washing out and dried.
    Hope you enjoyed your NT visit.
    Ang x

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  15. Oh this is just stunning beautiful colours design and detail hugs cheryl xxx

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  16. Lovely card Christine. We visit NT properties too, which one did you visit this time? x

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  17. Beautiful card Christine x

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  18. So feminine and beautiful. Love all the fancy dies and opulaence!

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  19. So feminine and beautiful. Love all the fancy dies and opulaence!

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