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Sunday, 30 September 2012

White with a Hint???

Good morning. Just popping on with a quick post this morning before the all the family arrive for Sunday lunch - scrummy roast beef and all the trimmings - oh my tummy is rumbling already :o)

I had another request from my MiL yesterday to make another card for her friend's Grandson and taking inspiration from this week's challenge at Lil's Little Fairies this is what I came up with:

I just hope that my 'hint of red' isn't too much? 
 Card base is 8" x 8" - made from A3 Linen card from the Papermill
 And the main reason I went for a larger card was to use this fabulous pre-coloured topper from LOTV - perfect for when you need a card super fast :o)
 I embossed the square panels - made with the off cuts from the base card with Spellbinders M-Bossabilities 'So Trendy' and then lightly inked with Barn Door Distress Ink
Stars and aplhas die cut using Cricut Expression and George and Basic Shapes cartridge
Sentiment - LOTV

I hope both the sender and the recipient are happy with the end result :o)

Challenges I would like to enter:
Lil's Little Fairies - White with a Hint of Colour
Crafts 4 Eternity - When I Grow Up
Frosted Designs - Embossing 
Cute Card Thursday - Feature Letters/Numbers
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - Happy Birthday 
MMCS - Stars

Thanks for popping by today - your visit is really appreciated.
Hope you have a wonderful day.
TTFN

21 comments:

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Debs,
This is such a fabby boy's card and just the right amount of red:) Love that LOTV image too and those great papers. Have a lovely Sunday and enjoy your roast :) Hugs, Teresa xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

I think your creation is awesome Debs!! And the fact that it is personalized should be a big hit! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘BIRTHDAY’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Debs. Love the image and great embossing too, perfect patterns for male cards. Hope you're having a lovely day hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Melanie said...

This card looks absolutely fantastic!

Greetings from Germany,
Melanie

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is so gorgeous, perfect in every way, huggles Pops x x x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is super fabulous love the image & the lush red.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Susan Flynn said...

This looks fab Debs! I'm sure it was loved as well as the roast beef too!!

Claire said...

This is just brilliant, love the hint of red and the embossed panels look fab - great card. Have a great evening. Hugs, Claire x

MagsB said...

This is just fab, Debs! All the embossing is so gorgeously crunchy! Love it!

love Mags B x

TannyP said...

Oh wow - what a fabulous card! I love that awesome color combination...and the fantastic coloring of the image. Thanks so much for playing along with The Sisterhood of Crafters for our Happy Birthday Challenge.

Jules said...

Hi Debs

Loving all those gorgeous embossed panels.

Seeing lots of those LOTV toppers just recently. They look brilliant. As you say .. .. just perfect for a quick make.

I hope you had a lovely Sunday with your family .. .. I am sure you will have done.

Love Jules xx

Joy said...

Oh my how adorable is this card, I love that you personalised this... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

debby4000 said...

Soooo cute Debs.
luv
Debby

Lori Apgar said...

Adorable card!! Love the different embossing squares! And that image is darling!!

Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs!

Jingle said...

This is super cute! I love what you did with the image! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Gaynor said...

gorgeous boys card, really like the lo, fab, thanks for joining our stars challenge at MMCS, Gaynor x

CraftyGirl said...

Fabulous card!! I LOVE the way you used 4 different embossing folders for the background! Thank you for taking on our embossing challenge at Frosted Designs this week!

barb :)

Deb said...

this is so gorgeous Debs, love the sweet image and the fab embossing!
Many thanks for joining in the
♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
this week! Debxx

melshappyscrappyplace said...

Wow! Your embossing looks fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs :)
Melissa

Sarah said...

Ooooh! I love that pop of red and how you used a few different embossing folders in your grid! It just makes the card look so interesting! Thanks for joining us @ Frosted Designs!

michele said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x