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Monday 28 October 2013

It's All About The Florals

Hi Folks
Sorry I have been off the radar for a few days but have had a busy weekend with no time for blogging.  Spent Saturday catching up on some jobs and doing a couple of DT projects.  Then on Saturday evening we went out for a meal to celebrate a friend's 65th birthday.  
On Sunday we travelled to Birmingham with a couple of friends.  Did some shopping in the afternoon and in the evening we had tickets to see Queen Extravaganza at the O2 Academy.  Queen Extravaganza are a band from America that were put together by Roger Taylor and Brian May from the original Queen band.  They wanted to form a band that would enable new and old fans of Queen to celebrate the music in a rock spectacular show.  We were not disappointed.  The band were fabulous and the lead singer even looked a little like a young Freddie Mercury and sounded so like him.  Highly recommended.

Anyway, enough about my weekend and onto today's card share.  This is another card that my sister requested.

I used images and papers from The Kew Floral Collection CD from Kraftyhands for this card.  The stepper card template is also on the CD.  I added some glitter to the topper for added sparkle.  The butterflies, roses and pearls are all from my stash (roses and pearls from Hobby House).  This is such a lovely CD with lots of gorgeous images.  I can see it getting lots of use.

Thanks for popping by and would love to hear what you all think.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
The Hobby House - Roses
Jellypark - Pink
The Squirrel and The Fox - Pink
Delightful Challenges - Winged things
Crafty Little Fairies - Anything goes
MAWTT - Shape up (not square)
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - No squares allowed
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Bugs and little critters
Pile It On - Embellishment crazy
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Lexis Creations - Birthday celebrations
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Corrosive - Bingo (Flowers, sentiment, layers)
Hobbycutz - Bingo (Pearls, flowers, sparkle)


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Sounds like a fab weekend, especially the concert. Gorgeous floral card, so pretty

Sandra H said...

We all have to catch up Mags ......your card is so lovely and elegant x

Sharon said...

Sounds like you had a very busy but enjoyable weekend. Would love to see the band.
Your card is gorgeous Mags. I love the image and the stepper card certainly shows off your image beautifully.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

Linda Simpson said...

Sounds like you had a fabulous time. Love this card it is gorgeous, the flowers on this CD are stunning.

Linda xxx

Jayne said...

You have had a busy weekend.. This is a very pretty card Mags love the style, would the card base workie the center area for my Decoupage stamp sets ? jayne x

rachel said...

beautiful card Mags - love that shape - its gorgeous and works so well with the design - the queen show sounded fabulous too - I remember going to see them on the hammer to fall tour - they were amazing xx

Sue said...

It sounds like you had a wonderful weekend Mags, busy but lots of fun!
Your card is gorgeous, I love the design and pretty colours.
Sue xx

Dewi Lestari said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining at CCCC: Bugs and Little Creatures

ARTfulWings said...

This is sooooooo pretty and elegant! Thank you for joining in with us over at The Hobby House. Polly x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Mags, your concert sounds fabulous! I love the card, really pretty and feminine with such a gorgeous image! Susan x

Alyx said...

Lovely stepper card Mags. Gorgeous topper and colours.

Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

Unknown said...

Sounds like you had a brilliant weekend, Mags, love this card, utterly beautiful xxx

theCook said...

Nice step card! Welcome back on Hobbycutz, as a participant in the challenge this time...

Chris Hanselman said...

Stunning card. LOVE all the flowers. The butterflies are adorable. Thanks for joining our Winged Things challenge at Delightful Challenges.


Basslady said...

what a noble and classy card!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

inkydoodlecrafts said...

Beautiful card, a floral delight. Thank you for sharing with us over at Jellypark friends for our Pink Challenge. Mel :o)

karen said...

So lovely Mags, beautiful colours, hugs, Karenx

Anonymous said...

aw hun, a gorgeous rose filled creation for the Hobby House challenge, thank you for joining us
Hugs Kate xx

MaryH said...

Love this stepped roses card. It's just gorgeous. Thanks for your visit to my blog, just joined as your newest follower, and I'm hoping you'll find time to visit again. TFS such a lovely card, and Hazel (CraftyHazelNuts) kindly let me know about the challenge at Crafting Musketeers. Hope I can participate again.

Daniele said...

so gorgeous

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hello mags,

Another fab creation.. This is so pretty
Thanks for joining us at CLF
Hugs Kelly

Denise Goeldner said...

Wonderful card love the flowers, Thanks for joining us over at The Squirrel & The Fox,
~ Denise DT ~

TRACEY MO said...

What a lovely birthday card, great colours.

Thanks for joining us at lexi's creations
Tracey dt

Tracey said...

This is absolutely beautiful Mags :o)
Thanks for joining us at Jellypark Friends & Good Luck!

MagsB said...

Mags, this is an exquisite card! Such gorgeous roses! I'm glad you had a great time in Brum, the band sounds fabulous!

Take care!

love Mags B xx

Chana Malkah said...

Beautiful project! Your rose is just gorgeous! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Natali said...

So gorgeous!! Lovely 3d rose.
Thank you for joining us at Hobbycutz “BINGO” Challenge and we hope to see you again.

Gale said...

Beautiful card. Love that rose. Thanks for playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

You can't go wrong with flowers and a step card. Thanks for joining us for our "Tic-Tac-Toe" theme at the Corrosive Challenge. Good luck and please join us on Sunday for our next fortnight challenge.

Crafting Vicky said...

Very pretty card! Just love center stepper cards. And the image is wonderful.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Scribbles and Scrap Challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 450 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2013/10/giveaway-celebration-for-450-followers.html

Jo said...

Lovely card Mags, great shape! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time & good luck!
hugs Jo x