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Monday, 21 January 2013

Happy Birthday Wellington

Well I am now fed up with the snow.  It was okay over the weekend when I didn't have to go anywhere but a totally different story when work is calling.  An hour and a half to drive what is normally a 20 minute journey to work.  Hopefully things will improve tomorrow as we have had no more snow here today.  My daughter has caused me a bit of a worry as this is her first bad batch of snow since she passed her driving test.  But she has coped really well and it doesn't appear to have knocked her confidence any or made her nervous.  Oh the joys of being a Mum lol.

I have a male card to share with you today.  It is my brother-in-laws birthday at the end of February and this card is for my daughters to give to him.

I recently purchased these lovely toppers and papers.  They are the Wellington range from Docrafts.  They are just perfect for male cards.  I did a lot of distressing and added some twine and buttons as embellishments.  This image is just perfect for my BIL as he does like a good glass of wine.  A nice vintage feel to it too.

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Winter Wonderland - Vintage
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Doreen said...

Beautiful card Mags,loving the image and fab design.xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Great card Mags, I like the wellington image the distressing and the twine.
Kevin xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Gorgeous card and the topper is so adorable.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Kelly Lloyd said...

I know what you mean mags,s about the snow being lovely when you can see it through the window but having to live normal day to day with it is a right pain lol. Today is the first day back to normal for me, as the boys school as been shut since Wednesday. Glad your daughter coping well with it and I hope you journey to work doesn't take too long today.

Your card is gorgeous, in have admired this range for some time and have finally ordered some of the papers, wish I had ordered the toppers now too after seeing your card.

Love the distressing and those button finish it off beautifully.
Have a good day
Hugs Kelly

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous vintage and so pretty, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Caz said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the image.
Caz x

Del said...

Lovely card Mags. I know what you mean about the snow. It looks lovely when it's all fresh, crisp and white but not when you've to be out in it. Been driving since '96 and even I don't like driving in it so big up for your daughter for being so brave! xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so sweet, I love Wellington and the papers are gorgeous, loving the distressed edges and the twine
Lindsay xx

Debs M said...

great male card - love Wellington! Thanks for joining us for our ‘Something New’ Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go! Hope to see you again soon x
Debbie Dt

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! Fab card Mags, love the image and the details are gorgeous.

Donna x

Linda Palmer said...

I love all the distressing you did on this and the colors are fabulous for this style card. I love this, love your design,love the embellishments and love the fun image.

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is fabulous loving the details hugs Pops x x x

Steph said...

Gorgeous card. I love the whole vintagey feel to this and the soft colours and little embellies. Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, hope to see you again soon! x

Mian said...

Gorgeous card and great color combination. Lovely image and the layout is fab.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Simply Create Too.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Gemma said...

I've just started following your blog you have some really gorgeous cards and I just love your Wellington card he is just so cute.
Gemma xx

Anonymous said...

A fabulous male card, love the image!
Helen x

Daniele said...

another lovely ard Mags

Anne-Marie said...

Such a sweet image and framed beautifully....love that huge button! thanks for linking up to Card Crafter's Circle....good luck!

Lisa said...

Beautiful card, Mags. Love the image you have used. Thank you for joining us at Here Come The Boys xx

Barbara said...

This is a lovely card Mags, I'm sure your brother will love it. And I can't believe how organised you are....card for end of Feb???? I would be making it at.....the end of Feb, haha
Thanks for joining our challenge at Cards Galore
Barbara xx