Wednesday, 7 February 2018


Good morning.  It is so cold at the moment, which is exactly what the weather forecast said and how right they are. It was -3 degrees until lunchtime yesterday with little snow flurries then warmed up slightly.  But it's lovely to see the snowdrops appearing everywhere.

My Card

7" square card - made from Hobbycraft card stock
lavender pearlescent - Hunkydory Adorable Scorable
teal glitter card - Hobbycraft
image - Hunkydory "Quotes & Wisdom" little book
Fancy Stitched edges die -  Die'sire Crafters Companion
ribbon, feathers, gems - from stash

One of the ladies who attends our WI Craft and Laugh group has seemed a bit low of late and so I decided to make her this card hoping to cheer her up.  She actually burst into tears when I gave it to her but was really so thankful that somebody had noticed and cared enough to do something. It just shows that such a small gesture can have such a huge impact.

Some years ago I made a lot of art deco cards because I just love the images of these ladies in their beautiful gowns.  I think I would have loved to live in this era. When I saw this image in the Hunkydory Little Book I just had to use it.

Well that's it for today.  Hope you are all well and for those feeling a bit under the weather then  I hope you are soon back to top form.

Take care.


  1. Morning Christine,
    Beautiful card, it's nice to send a card to cheer somebody up.

  2. Very classy card Christine, xxxx

  3. Oh Christine what a lovely thoughtful lady you are this was such a lovely thing to do your card is fabulous and it jut shows it really is the little things in life that make a difference. Love and hugs Carole x

  4. Hi Christine,
    oh what a very wonderful card and such a super design also.
    As your may know I do love sparkle and Art Deco is one of my very fave eras.
    That image is so beautiful.
    I really like the super pattern on the sides.
    Lots of crafty love and hugs from my house to yours. Jenny L.

  5. This is just gorgeous,fab details and

  6. Fabulous card Christine, love the image and beautiful colour and detail.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  7. Hi Christine, how lovely to make a difference to someone when they are low and with the wonderful card, gorgeous topper and design, love it, Kate x x

  8. This card is very lovely and elegant . Your coloring is superb and the embellishments you used are perfect .



  9. Stunning card! I love any hunkydory stuff and that image is just stunning. No wonder your friend got emotional as it's such a lovely gesture to make. Sure she'll treasure it forever. Xx

  10. Hi Christine
    A very classy and chic card and what a lovely gesture for your friend.
    Often, its the little things and not the grand gestures that touch us more.
    Keep warm and well.
    Ang x

  11. Great to see you on my blog Christine. Loving your very classy card. Hope you are doing well.xx [aNNie]

  12. Gorgeous card Christine and such a lovely gesture the little things always mean the most huggles Sue xx


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