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Saturday, 8 January 2011


I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and a good New Year.

Its been such a long time since I was last here, what with a bad cold just before my holiday and then just getting back and gearing up for Christmas when the horrible thing struck again!
I am now feeling OK and just itching to start making cards again - hope I haven't forgotten how - its that long since I crafted!!

I made this card for a friends birthday in November, but didn't get the chance to share it with you. The stamped image is Crafty Individuals, (borrowed from my crafty friend Diane) the papers are Papermania.

I didn't colour the image, and although you can't tell from the photo, I did distress the image and edges with Antique Linen, to give a vintage look.

Checked out a couple of challenges and I can enter this (can't waste a card or an opportunity)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Fab & Funky - Anything Goes

It feels nice to be in blogland again and I'm off to do a 'catch up' and find out what everyone has been up to!

Take care, and thanks for looking



Anonymous said...

Welcome back Avril, I've missed you! Glad you're feeling better now. This card is beautiful; I love the image and the papers. The lace border and flowers are gorgeous too. I n fact I love everything !! xx

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

Welcome back Avril, wondered where you had got to, glad to hear you are well again and ready to craft. Your card is just lovely!!! I am sure your friend loved it
Love Jenni

Sharon said...

What a great card, love the images and the colour scheme.
Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this time.
Sharon x

Lisa aka Myran said...

Beautiful card Avril! I love the lace border. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)