Thursday, 1 September 2016

Harbour Scene for MAWTT

Good morning dear friends and fellow bloggers.  Sorry I have been MIA for a while.  I went up north to spend a week with my sister.  Oh boy, did we have fun and we laughed so hard I'm sure some of you must have heard us - particularly Carole (Pollard), since my sister lives in Billingham. I went to the Crafters Companion store and spent too much! Par for the course when you are let loose in a craft store!

My Card

It is the A team's turn to make a card for MAWTT and our host is Ang, Mrs Duck, who has asked us to include something from the first verse of the Eurovision Song Contest winner by Dana way back in 1970 - All Kinds Of Everything.  I remember watching it in the Nurses Home sitting room when I was a student nurse. Obviously you younger folk will have no idea what we are talking about so to help you along, if you decide to join in with our challenge, here is the first verse for you.

"Snowdrops and daffodils
Butterflies and bees,
Sailboats and fishermen,
Things of the sea.
Wishing wells, wedding bells,
Early morning dew,
All kinds of everything
Remind me of you."

Please choose from lines 1-6 -  we don't all kinds of everything on one card ... lol!

6 " square white base card
navy card for matting - from stash
linen card stock - Hobbycraft
hessian strip - Hobbycraft
Ship's anchor die - Cheery Lynn
Digi image - In The Harbour
Sentiment - computer generated.
Promarkers to colour.

I hope you are all keeping well and enjoying some good weather. 

Take care!


  1. A great card - love the sentiment. I can remember being allowed to stay up late so I could watch the Eurovision Song Contest when Sandie Shaw won - how old does that make me feel!
    Kath x

  2. Morning Christine,
    Love your card, a great theme too, and yes! I can remember Dana winning.

  3. Hi Christine
    This is a stunning card... Love that image...
    Happy you had a great time with your sister...
    Hugs Sylvie x

  4. It looks lovely Christine, love the sentiment too, xxx

  5. Hello Christine
    You've made a lovely card for our challenge... I really like the boat image, the embellishments and the gorgeous verse. Glad you had a good break away with your Sister.
    Hugs Diane Louise xx

  6. This is a really fab card Christine… love the textures and the wonderful quote. I have this image too and love it - it's so versatile and great for male cards.
    glad to hear you had a fun time up North with your sister! I went to a friend's house few weeks ago for pizza night with the girls… boy how we laughed! not laughed so much in years!! did me the world of good.
    Hope you are well
    Love and hugs, Sue B xx

  7. Fantastic card Christine. You have just reminded me that I have this image somewhere if I only knew where. Glad you had a good break with your sister.

  8. A brilliant card Christine, fab image and design
    Lorraine x

  9. Wonderful card love the take on the song its a great design You should have told me you were coming we could have had a coffee together maybe next time. So glad you had a great week thought I heard some loud noises and rowdy beahviour last Week !!! Love and hugs Carole x

  10. Great card for the challenge, love the harbour scene, Hugs Gail xx

  11. Wonderful card with a fantastic sentiment!
    sandy xx

  12. Hi Christine,
    oh my word this is so very wonderful, and wonderfully coloured also.
    I love your design, and that wonderful sentiment.
    Yes I heard the laughing and wondered what it was. LOL.
    Love and big hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  13. I just love this digi image it makes a beautiful card and a loely sentiment


  14. Hi Christine
    Well this is just perfect for challenge inspiration.
    Fantastic card and design.
    So wondful to hear you had such a fun time ooop north.....goodness knows you both deserve to have a time to laugh and smile.
    Ang x


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