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Thursday, 8 July 2010

Two in One

Just a short note today, getting organised to have a 'girly' night in with my daughter as she is home from university for the summer break, not that it's much of a break for her as she is working an 8 week Pharmacy student placement with a well known Chemist, better not advertise! Wine, DVD and nibbles - you know the sort of thing!

I have made a card for the House Mouse Challenge - the theme being 'Happy Birthday' and I used the sketch from Papertake Weekly, so I am entering there as well!

The image is Maxwell & Muzzy -Lip Stamp and coloured with Distress Inks. The papers are from stash.

The MS border has been run through a Xcut crimper (present from DD) which gives a lovely frilly effect - something different!

Off to watch the DVD now.

Thanks for looking



Rica said...

Fabulous card Avril, I love how you've used this image as a Happy Birthday card - great colouring, fabulous papers and super details - that crimped border looks fantastic - must remember that one!!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at House Mouse & Friends.
hugs Heather xx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, adorable card Avril.

My Little Space said...

Gorgeous card.

Thank you for joining in with our sketch challenge at PTW this week.


Sue from Oregon said...

Lovely card with loads of dimension and layers! A great way to multi purpose a stamp into a birthday card! Lovely! Thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Avril :-) I love this image and the papers and colours you used are lovely :-) beautiful card :-)

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Lorraine A said...

oops ,,, sorry ,, I meant to say HM&F Monday Challenge :-) xx

Sue said...

Hi Avril
aww gorgeous card, fabby colouring, great papers & design,thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, hope to see you next time, scoopy sue.x

Sue said...

Avril, what a delightful card. From the bright red papers to the sweet image colored to perfection! Love the crimped border too, what a great idea, very clever!! Thanks for sharing your card with us this challenge. Come back for our next one so we can see what your creating!!

Take Care
Sue Drees

Lisa said...

This is so cute! I love that image! Thanks for joining us at HM&F Challenge!

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

Great! Love it! So much fun with this great image and all the red colors. Thank you for joining us at HM&F Monday Challenge.

Hugs, Natascha

Christine said...

Awww these gals look like there having a ball getting ready for the B/party..cute image fab colouring love the layout & the frilly MS border is very inventive..thanks for sharing & joining us at HM&F Monday chall... be nice to see you again

Hugs Christine xx

Curt in Carmel said...

Excellent take on this challenge! I love this stamp and you did a great job with it. Very creative thinking! Thanks for playing with us! Best, Curt

Anonymous said...

Ahhh, just another amazing card Avril! I love it - what a fun image! Perfect! hugz - Mary