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Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Happy Birthday Lynn!

Today I want to shout across the pond......Happy Birthday Lynn!!

Lynn and I are cousins and therefore have always been connected although we live in different countries. But over the last 18 months, and through our love of card making, we have become a lot closer and I feel blessed to have her in my life. Our new connections means the world to me, so today we are raising a glass to you Lynn!

And my card today is for Lynn. Hopefully it has arrived in the post o.k-if not Lynn, read on to see what it should have looked like!!

I wanted to use the leaf dies and stamps as Lynn has often commented to me how much she loves these.  I have used the colour combo set by Mynnette for the third card in her DT call (details here). This was a tough combo-suede, baby blue and olive. I did have to think a while on this one but had the idea of looking through my stash of buttons to find a suede one and actually found one that I think is a pretty good match. I then die cut a flower from, much neglected, blue felt. I masked off the strip and did some inking and stamping in the colour combo.

And here is my card for Lynn and my third card for the Mynnette's DT call.


I am also going to enter this into the Totally Gorguss 'button' challenge, and Crafty Catz 'add texture' challenge.


Have a fun day Lynn xx

8 comments:

  1. Soooo purty! Love that single blue felt flower - really pops off the card. great texture on the card. So this is CAS...

    I'll join you in shouting "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LYNN!!"

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  2. Oh Sandie, you are a complete gem. This card arrived in all it's beauty safe and sound and oh so perfect. It is completely me! I love it! And we are so blessed to have this hobby to share together. Love you my dear and fabulous cousin!! xoxo

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  3. what a wonderful card, thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  4. superb and stunning card thank you for sharing it with us at CRAFTY CATZ this week hope we see you again hug sassyx

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  5. Hi Sandie
    A beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  6. Sandie, it's fabulous!!! LOVE the use of all the brown with hints of the other colors and I absolutely adore all your CAS projects! Thanks so much for joining in my DT call--I'll be emailing you by the end of November to let you know either way! Good luck! ;D

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  7. Such a gorgeous autumnal card. Love the design with the orange distress with leaves and that lovely blue flower with a button. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss and good luck. Hope to see you back saturday for another challenge. Bettina xx

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  8. We are grateful that you joined our Challenge this week at Party Time Tuesdays!

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