Thursday, 9 February 2012

Mum's Birthday Card

Hello Bloggers,

I have been a bad blogger recently, haven't I?  Lots of things going on though, the childminding course is well under way, and I have also started my paediatric first aid course.  I have also found out that I can get started with the registration process now, rather than waiting until the end of the it definitely all systems go now!

Jamie has big plans for fencing off the garden and I want to get a few paint jobs around the house done, and then it's onto buying toys and stuff for the little ones to play with!!  It's all very exciting!

Anyway, onto my card for today....

This card is for my mum's birthday...which is tomorrow :)

The image I have used is another Pollycraft - Kiki with cakes and again I have used promarkers....the card I have used isn't too good though, to be honest.  I had read that Ryman had some art card that people had found to work well with promarkers....but it's not brilliant.  It's OK if you are doing very simple colouring and not layering your colours, but too much ink, and it bleeds over the lines....also it doesn't seem great for seamless colouring either.  So this image isn't coloured in the best!

I have used some purple and lilac pearlescent card that I found in my stash.  I used a cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder, and an X-cut punch for the flowers.  I then added a craftwork cards circle sentiment.

The sketch I have followed is from Sketch Saturday.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

- Sketch Saturday - sketch
- One Stop Craft - for the one I love (I love my mum ;))
- Allsorts Challenge - Free and Easy
- Crafty Cardmakers - Monochrome Magic

Lizy, Keiran and I are off to Hobbycraft tonight, to see Jen in action...she's demoing the Big Shot tonight....and mum has given me some money (early) for my birthday, so let's see what I come back with :)

Thanks for looking xxx


  1. Lovely card, great colours and cute image.
    Have fun out craft shopping!!! The money doesn't last very long.

  2. A pretty card & a cute image. Thanx for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

  3. cute, great embossing, thank you for joining our challenge at OSCC this week, hugs, martina

  4. So cute. I like that shimmery deep purple cardstock! Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday and Good luck! :D

    Hugz & TFS,
    xx Tracey/SS-DT xx

  5. gorgeous card kim.i love the sweet image and your colours are stunning :D

    xx coops xx

  6. Cute card, I'm sure that your Mum loved it.
    Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Cardmakers.
    hugs Kimx

  7. Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining in with the Monochrome Magic challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Beth. xxx

  8. This is lovely hun...hope your Mum loved it! :)

    I have also given you the Liebster Award...hope you don't mind?! ;)
    Love ya!

  9. This is so sweet, I'm sure your Mum loved it! Thank you for entering the Crafty Cardmaker's Challenge

  10. Sweet card with the cute image and the lovely colors. Your Mom will surely love this!

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