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Saturday, 26 February 2011

Happy Birthday Marg.

This is my second post today. For my Less is More card please scroll down.

I was asked by a work collegue to make an 80th birthday card for an aunt.. After all the CAS cards I have been making lately I couldn`t wait to get the ribbon and lace out.

I have used the same papers from The Shabby Princess as I did on a previous post mainly because they are gorgeous and were perfect for the ribbon and flowers.

The ribbon is fabulous and sparkly but is a pig to make a decent bow with, I think it took longer to tie that than it took to make the rest of the card. Anyway I`m pleased with the end result. I just hope Auntie Marg is too.

The ribbon is from Boyes.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and my stash.


Well we had a brief glimpse of spring the other day and my forsythia is bursting into bloom so that must be a good sign. The down side is that it shows the dust in the house. Sooo with that in mind I`ve actually started spring cleaning. Not that I`ve got far... I`ve managed to clean the windows and all the paintwork but then the craftroom called and I had to answer, as you do. I`m sure the muck will still be there tomorrow.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

18 comments:

  1. A beautiful feminine card Lynne and I'm sure Marg will love it! The ribbon and lace look so luxurious and I love the papers and the sentiment being the focal point. xx

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  2. Gorgeous pretty card - am sure the recipient will adore it. I know what you mean about that sparkly ribbon - but it was worth the messing to make the bow- beautiful!

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  3. I bet it was fun making this! Auntie Marg will be delighted!

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  4. This is beautiful Lynne and that huge pink bow is just so lush!!

    Auntie Marg is going to be overwhelmed I am sure.

    Love Jules xx

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  5. A stunning card, I am sure it will be recieved with delight
    Love Jenni

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous Sweetie biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

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  7. Absolutely FAB card, it is so pretty. Love the bow, and those flowers look gorgeous. x

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  8. ooh what a glorious and beautiful card so sumptuous-she'll love it.
    My forsythia is out too and yes that sun shows dust beautifully doesn't it!!
    Lynn x

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  9. I love this card, it is soooooooo beautuful and romantic!

    Thank you very much for the award!!!!! http://beatesparadies.blogspot.com/2011/02/and-winner-is.html

    And thank you very much for your comments!

    Beate

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  10. Oh! this is absolutely gorgeous, I'm sure Auntie Marg will be over the moon, love the femininty of it too.

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  11. Hello Lynne,
    This is my first visit to your lovely blog. I am a crafter too and have decided to do a bit of crafty blog hopping to meet other people just like me. I love this card it is really beautiful, I don't think I am up to this standard though!
    If you have a few minutes spare I would be delighted if you could pop by and say hello.
    Helen x
    http:acraftykindoftruffle.blogspot.com

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  12. What a beautiful card! So pretty and delicate. I'm sure it will be treasured. Lynne x

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  13. very pretty card, and a nice "relief" from the weekly challenge we all love at LIM.
    When I have had enough of less is more I reach for the grunge and make what hubby calls "dirty cards" (Lol if only he knew about little Timmy Holtz ;-0), you go for the lace, pink ribbons and bling - and you do it so well x

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  14. What pretty ribbons, and lace and papers! Lovely card Lynne!

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  15. Ooh that's lovely! I love what you've done with the flowers.
    Hugs, Sandra

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  16. Gorgeous, the flowers and your ribbon are wonderful. I especially think its cool that you were able to personalize it with her name. Awesome.

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  17. Beautiful, love all those flowers around the panel. So beautiful.

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  18. wow such a pretty card just love the colours you have used.


    Anne

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