Saturday, 29 June 2013

Another Mountain

Hi!  Here is my third offering for Darren.

My Card

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I cheated a little and used the mountain stamp again from Our Daily Bread Designs  but it just seems so perfect for the occasion.  This time I stamped it in Memento Tuxedo Black and die cut it with SB Resplendent Rectangles.  It just fit the die almost exactly.   I then die cut the Bazill Bling black card stock with the next die up in the set.   I computer generated the quote from Sr Edmund Hillary about his Everest climb and printed it onto parchment. I then hand cut a pennant shape frame and attached it with tiny foam pads . The frame actually looks wider at one side than the other but that really isn't the case.  The fact is my photo is wonky, which makes everything look slightly off.  The striped card is some I  bought from the craft fair at the Motorcycle Museum from a company called "Pennies Worth" and I bought a few different colours because I must admit to liking stripy card/paper.  A few black gems finished it off.  Again, I can add another quote inside when he decides which card he wants.

Yesterday really was an extremely wet day until about 5pm when the rain cleared and it brightened very slightly.  Still, the gardens (and my well!) needed it.  Wonder what today will bring?

Well that's all from me. Hope you all have a great weekend.

Love and hugs from Christine xx


  1. Another lovely card Christine. No rain today, hopefully. Michelle(happy2craft)

  2. Love these cards your doing at the moment Christine, I must admit to loving stripes, gingham and dots and I really have to steer myself away sometimes lol anyway back to your card and that image and quote go so well together, really nice
    jacqui x

  3. Another great card, loving the subtle colours on them.
    We had a similar day to you yesterday but a beautiful late afternoon and evening.
    Where the heck is summer??
    Maybe see it today

    Patricia xxx

  4. Oh! Christine! I am getting a feeling of déja vu! LOL!

    Beautiful card yet again! I don't think I would be prepared to give so many options! You are truly a saint! :)

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  5. Love your gorgeous card,fab

  6. This one is fabulous too Christine. I love that image and such a fabulous quote to use with it.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    Hugs Sue xx

  7. What a gorgeous card sweety^_^
    Lovely image and beautiful colors^_^
    Happy weekend and big hug,

  8. Fantastic card and love the image...I agree with Sue, the quote is awesome.xx

  9. A fab card - I too love the colour you've used. The images are great too!
    Best wishes Lea x

  10. Hi Christine,
    another fabulous creation for your nephew to choose from. You must let us know which one he picks, because I think he has got a hard job choosing as they are all sooooooo lovely.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  11. Another fabulous male card Christine, love the dies you've used. We had a lovely summer's evening after our rain yesterday. Carol x

  12. Agree with everyone Christine this is another fabulous creation and it is going to be difficult for your nephew to choose. Everything about it sings class. Weather here today lovely and sunny but oh that flippin wind! Love & hugs Christine H xx

  13. Love that quote Christine I think all the cards you have made are fab..its nice here today thank goodness lots of huggles Sue xxx

  14. Beautiful card Christine. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs Rita xx

  15. Well it is going to be a hard decision, you'll have to let us all know which one is picked -this is another fab card, I love the quote and seems very appropriate! Hugs, Carole Z X

  16. Fabulous card Christine.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x


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