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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Up, up and away

Evening Folks
Hope you are all having a good weekend.  I must say I have become totally caught up in the Olympics.  The fact that Great Britain are doing really well is also helping.  However, this does mean that my crafty time is suffering quite a bit lol.
Anyway, just thought I would pop by and post this card.  It was made for my sister to give to her hubby for his birthday.


I decided to go quite vintage on this one and the starting point was the lovely balloon topper from Kanban.  I also had some Hero Arts balloon stamps which I used to make the little tag.  The papers were from my stash box so don't know who they are by.  I believe the spotty paper is Papermania but the background paper I am not sure of.  I added some card candy and a browny gold bow and made a little sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Love to Create - Add a tag
Totally Papercrafts - Monochrome
Paperplay - Layer It Up
Delightful Challenges - Birthdays
Crafty Ribbons - Spots and dots
Catch The Bug - Anything goes
One Stop - City Break

Thanks for popping by.  I have also got a couple of new followers.  Welcome and thank you for your support.
Now back to the athletics.
Take care.

24 comments:

Caz said...

Fab card Mags, love the imagery, colours and layout.
Hugs
Caz x

Daniele said...

great card Mags, love the hot air baloon image
hope you are having a relaxin' weekend
hugs

pinky said...

Love your card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons.
Pinky

sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the balloon topper and all the lovely detailing

Hugs Sue

Céline said...

fab card love the design
thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week
hugs
céline

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Mags, love the balloon topper and fab design.

donna x

Kathleen said...

Hiya Mags, fabby card, what a great image, its very vintage.
Hope you are having a great weekend
Hugs
Kat xx

Doreen said...

Fabulous Mags,love the balloon image and layout.xxx

MagsB said...

What fab balloons! I love the monochrome colour scheme, too, it's so vintage!

I'm also really pleased because you won one of my blog candies!! Can you send me your address - I'm so sorry, I lost the piece of paper you wrote it on at Ally Pally (slapped wrist!)

My email is gauroth AT gmail DOT com.

Congrats!

love Mags B x

Shelby said...

Beautiful vintage creation! Love your use of the hot air balloons.

Shelby

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Mags,
This is a stunning card, I am sure your brother in law will be thrilled with this. So very different for him, definitely nothing like that in the shops!!
Hugs Linda x

Joann Burton said...

Wonderful card....Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenges. Hope to see you again next week. joann sassy raggedy

carol said...

Hi...Super card, thanks for playing along with our Mono theme this week at TPC, also THANK YOU for playing along with CRAFTY RIBBONS x Carol

Jules said...

Hi Mags

A fabulous card.

Love the topper but love the stamped tag more!! It looks amazing.

Great layout too.

I hope you are having a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

downrightcrafty said...

wow love this one great tag and love those papers
Hugs Kate xx

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Mags,love the topper and the papers and design are lovely...
Mandy x

Crafty and Green said...

Mags, What a Fantastic Card! I Love all the details & the colors!! Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Create Challenge this week! We'd Love for you to Come Back & Play again soon!

Many Blessings,
Tina

sassy said...

fabulous card Mags...love those balloons wonderful way you have achieved in placing them framed...fab hugs sassyxxxxx

NancyD said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create. NancyD

Melissa S. said...

What a wonderful card. I love the colors and the balloons. Great Job. Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo this week.

Susan Flynn said...

Stunning card for your BIL Mags. Thanks for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week hugs Susan x

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow such a stunning card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Delightful Challenges!
Denise
DDC-DT

Karen said...

What an awesome and totally gorgeous card!!! I love everything about it:-) Thanks for joining in the fun at Paper Play this week:-)
Hugs
Karen
xxx

Jodie Mackrell said...

great card! thanks for playing this weeks challenge at Catch the Bug!