Some Colour on a Rainy Day!

Hi all,

I have been very lax this week when it came to blogging, I just had a busy week with my main job (family), my day job (weddings) and my part time job (me – in the form of a very overdue clinic appointment!).  So please forgive!  I also haven’t been able to do any crafting and if I didn’t have my Thursday Girl’s today I think I would have got the crafting DT’s!! We played with distress inks and made some easel cards; Happy Days!!!

Anyway, I still need some colour in this post, so I have cheated a little and uploaded a pic of a card I made a couple of months ago.  It’s another one from my ‘Mine, All Mine’ shelf!  (For those who missed an earlier post – that’s my shelf with all my crafty makes that I can’t part with!)  I had such fun making this card and as usual it turned out completely different to my starting plan.  I had started off with an A5 black card base that I heat-embossed the birthday background in white and completely messed it up.  Waste not want not; I cut out the bit I could use and hey presto I ended up creating this card that I adored then, and still do now, so it’s back on my ‘Mine, All Mine’ shelf!  The stamps are dimension fourth (face) and blonde moments (flower – which I cut out) and the papers are basic grey.  I punched out some smaller flowers and used the waste as a stencil to add dimension to the foreground.  I Sooo… want to go to Hawaii!!!     I am going to give this to myself for my birthday this Christmas (I wonder would a ticket to Hawaii be out of the question.. LOL!!!)

I have entered it into the following challenges:

1)  –  “Dies or Punches”

2)  “Use Black in your project”

3)  “Lots of Layers”

4)  “Happy Birthday”

5)  “Everything goes” (must have sentiment)

6)  “You Choose”

Happy crafting, keep smiling and thanks for stopping by,


Ps.  Make sure you check out the upcoming issue of Crafting Ireland! You never know who might be in it…hint..hint!!


6 thoughts on “Some Colour on a Rainy Day!

  1. Adore your card and love your post ! Nice to meet you Kate .my cards always evolve into something completely different during the making . This is just beautifully and the touch of yellow really makes it sing !


  2. I love this card – the black and white and then the pop of color with the flowers. Its fabulous. Thanks for sharing your creativity at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, Elizabeth (DT).

  3. A really great card!! Beautiful picture and the flowers are beautiful.

    Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week. Hope to see you again 🙂
    Hugs, Nina.

  4. What a gorgeous card! And “Yes!” a ticket to Hawaii is definitely NOT out of the Question! Happy Christmas b’day! Thanks for joining the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio this week!

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