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Saturday, 3 May 2014

Happy Mothers Day

Hi Folks
The weekend has arrived and in the UK it is a bank holiday on Monday too.  Not that it makes much difference to me as I don't work Mondays anyway lol.  But it will be nice to spend time with family.  Our daughter rang us from Magalluf tonight.  She is enjoying herself and has settled down and already got herself a job for the summer.  Not bad considering she only went on Monday.  I know she will have the time of her life but will look forward to her coming home in August.

Todays card share is a simple Mothers Day card.


The image and papers came from an issue of Creative Cardmaking.  I added a doily behind the image and then edged the image with pearls.  I punched some little corners and a butterfly to add to the bow.  The final touch was a sentiment (done on the computer) and some liquid pearls added to the backing paper.

Thanks for popping by and would love to know what you think.  I apologise in advance if I am not about much this weekend.  We are going to stay at my Sister's today and won't be home until Monday.  Will be nice to spend a family weekend and see my two nephews.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Inky Impressions - Anything goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
Love to Create - Pearls and bling
Charisma Cardz - Mothers Day
QKR Stampede - Mothers Day
Fussy and Fancy - Spring colours
Sister Act - Anything goes

30 comments:

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mags, I love the image and pretty design.
I am pleased your daughter seems to have settled so well already.
Sue xx

downrightcrafty said...

what a beauty love all those gorgeous pearls around the pretty image
hugs Kate xx

Pollard Carole said...

Love this card Mags its so classy loving the pearls my favourite and the gorgeous ribbon amazing Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

rachel said...

lovely card Mags - beautiful work! Hugs rachel x

Beth Brovold said...

Oh this is so soft and lovely Mags!! The flowers and card design are beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy "Spring Colours"!!

Linda Simpson said...

This is gorgeous Mags, I love tulips! Enjoy your weekend and lovely to hear about your daughter having got herself a job for the summer.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Stephanie said...

Beautiful and love the use of the doily.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very pretty

Kelly Lloyd said...

Pretty card mags.
Hugs Kelly

Sharon said...

This is beautiful Mags. A gorgeous image and love all the layers.
Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Mags, I love your beautiful image and fabulous design with the doily and pearls.
Have a wonderful weekend at your Sister's.
Pauline
x

Barbara said...

This is such a pretty card, Mags. I know how you're feeling about your daughter....my son went to work in Magalluf for the summer when he was at Uni, 12 years ago....had a fab time, but I worried about him for the whole time. xx

Ivonne said...

Beautiful card! Love the pearls and the fabulous image, which you have colored amazingly! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenges and don't forget to participate in our blog hop for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Hugs, Ivonne

karalschuknecht said...

Beautiful card and those pearls jut set it off. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Mother's Day Challenge." Come back to join us again and good luck.
Karal QKR Stampede DT

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is beautiful! I love the pretty purple colour scheme and the frame of pearls looks gorgeous!
Rebecca.

meiaudesigns said...

Love the pearl frame around your image! Very elegant! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create!

Mei
LTC DT
Anyone for Anya DT
Stampavie and More DT
Creative Fingers DT 

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the pretty design.

Donna x

Sandra H said...

So pretty is your card Mags x

Ruza Rebel said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for joining our Pearls & Bling Challenge this week at Love to Create.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Chris (catt871) said...

This is really pretty! I love all the pearls!! Stunning!!! THANKS for joining us at Love to Create!
Hugs,
Chris
LTC DT

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is simply gorgeous, I am loving your colours big hugs love Pops x x x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great Mothers Day card Mags! I love the image & the papers! Love all the pearls too!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hello Mags, me again popping by with my DT hat on
To thank you for joining us at crafty ribbons
Hugs Kelly

Cathy P. said...

What a lovely overall design for this beauty! Thanks for sharing your card at the Sister Act Card Challenge . Cathy xx

Katharina Wikholm said...

Vilket vackert kort till Morsdag. Tulpanerna och färgerna till sammans med pärlor och andra fina detaljer gör kortet till en vacker helhet.Det påminner om våren och dess känslighet
Min engelska är knapphändig så jag skriver på svenska.
Thansk for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Spring Colours Challenge/Katharina

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Mags what a gorgeous card love the pearl surround. Good news about your daughter's job and you must be relieved she has settled in so well. Susan x

PoppyKCrafts said...

Great Creation thank you for entering the Charisma Cardz Challenge . Keeeeeeeeeeeeeeep Crafting Katie DT xx

Vannessa said...

Such a pretty card. Thank you for joining in the Fussy and Fancy Challenge this fortnight.

Hugs, Vannessa
F & F DT

P.S. I'm just down the road from you in Peterborough! Nice to see someone from near me here in blogland!

Marie Richardson said...

such a pretty card
Thanks for joining us this fortnight over at Charisma Cardz challenge blog.
Good Luck with the challenge
Hugs
Marie (A Charisma Gal)
xxxx

Sharon said...

So delicate. Thank you for joining our May Anything Goes Challenge at Crafting By Designs.