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Friday, 17 November 2017

Welcome to Friday and the start of the weekend

Morning all,

I have a birthday card to share with you this morning and I have to say that I've already sold it!! and before I realised the photo below was a little overexposed too! I'm so chuffed to be able to say I have sold 36 cards in the last couple of weeks, that may just be a record!


My card
 
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit and one piece of navy card cut to mat
  • Art Impressions image stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Derwent coloursoft pencils to colour, blended with gamsol and a paper stump
  • Art Impressions sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • A little twinkle added using Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen
  • Clearly Wordsworth sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink




I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Through The Craft Room Door - November challenge - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Crafting From The Heart - challenge No. 183 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. AAA Cards - challenge No. 103 - CELEBRATE
  4. Pause, Dream, ENJOY - challenge No. 199 - CLEAN AND SIMPLE

Recently returned from our vacation somewhere warm and sunny (missing it already) - want to see some pix?


 
A few domestic chores - taking the doors off to repair them, then finding the pump on the washing machine had chucked its hand in!


We rewarded ourselves!


A little trouble with the wildlife!
Right over our heads at around 08:00

Now to get over the dreaded jetlag!



10 comments:

Pat said...

Glad you had a lovely holiday Kathy and love your card with the fun ladies, they are always a winner with their drinks in hand.... and 36 cards sold, wow! When I tried to sell a few it was not very successful, and I wasn't asking that much for them either. Mind you it was prior to my stamping days so quite a while ago. Thanks for the photos, just what we all need this time of year some nice warm and sunny weather, not sure about the DIY though...lol. Thank you for the shout out, I was happy I could help with the blog address. x

SARN said...

Fabulous birthday card . . . and soooo true too!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Kathleen said...

Fab fun image, great sentiment, lovely colours.

Kath x

Barb said...

A super card Kathy. Great fun! Congratulations on your recent sales. Glad you enjoyed your holiday. Barbxx

Cara said...

Such a fun card and congratulations on your sales. Glad you had some sun on your hols, thanks for sharing the photos x

Billie A said...

Congrats on selling your cards. That's awesome. You card is so much fun. I love those ladies. I need to get that stamp set. So glad you shared over at Pause Dream Enjoy
Billie A
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Jane said...

That's the way to celebrate with a bottle of bubbly! Love the funky fabulous ladies too. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at AAA Cards.

Janis Lewis said...

So cute! Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges.
Janis, Owner & Design Team Member

Jackie C said...

Great card, thanks so much for sharing with us at PDE this week. Good luck, Jackie DT member xxx

Tracie Pond said...

Looks like the ladies are having a wonderful time. Fun card! Love sandhill cranes. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. Tracie =)