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Friday 14 March 2014

Simple Birthday Card

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well and looking forward to your weekend.  I am so looking forward to my weekend.  I have had a big decision to make at work this week which has not been easy.  Can't say too much at the moment but changes are coming.  
Our youngest daughter had some fantastic news this week.  She has been accepted into university to train to be a midwife.  She has wanted to do this for a few years now and she was so excited to be accepted.  We are so proud of her and know that she will a great midwife.

Anyway, enough waffle and onto tonight's card share.  I have been having another play with my Brother Scan and Cut using some free cutting files from Birds Cards.  

The background and the Birthday Wishes in the centre were cut from pink card using my Brother Scan and Cut.  I mounted the birthday wishes onto some purple card after threading some ribbon through the slots at top and bottom.  A lace bow and some pearls in the corners of the card were the only embellishments needed.  Such a quick and easy card to do but very effective.  Think I will be making a few of those for my card stock box.

Thanks for popping by and would love to know what you think.  I love reading all your comments.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Craft All Day - Anything goes
Crafting By Designs - Anything goes
Fussy and Fancy - Birthdays
Love to Create - Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes/Favourite colours
TTCRD - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Ribbon and bows
Aud Sentiments - Anything goes


Sue said...

Congratulations to your daughter Mags, that is great news!
Your card is gorgeous. I love the elegant design and beautiful colours.
I hope you have a good weekend.
Sue xx

Claire said...

A big well done to your Daughter, you must be so proud. Love your card and all those fab dies. Hugs, Claire x

SoniaW said...

What a pretty card, i have used this file from Bird myself before!loving the ribbon it finishes the card off beautifully. Thanks for joining us at crafting from the heart - Sonia W DT

Carole Pollard said...

Fabulous card loving these cut images bet your glad you got that machine the results are fabulous. So pleased for you daughter and hope things at work get sorted out for you. Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

rachel said...

brilliant Mags - wonderful card xx

alex said...

Gorgeous card, adore the die cut background, thank you for playing at Creative Moments, hope to see you again soon Alex x

Unknown said...

Your card is beautiful. Good luck for your daughter.

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous news for your daughter. A beautiful card, love the design.
Linda xxx

Pamela said...

That's a beautiful card Mags - you've really got to grips with the S&C machine. Congrats to your daughter and I hope your changes at work aren't too stressful for you.

Annie said...

Hi Mags.....great news for your daughter and you and your family. Love this card......great design

Hugs Annie x

Céline said...

fab card, love the negative dies
thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy

Anne Fenton said...

Love your card, thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

Unknown said...

Congratulations to your daughter Mags, she has a fabulous journey ahead off her, I bet you are so proud..Love your card, love the elegance of it, and the purple and pink, give it a fun element too, xxx

lady jasmine crafts said...

Love it so clean and simple xxx

New Creations said...

Congratulations on your daughter's achievement! It is an simple and elegant card. Love it!

mixamatoasties said...

What a lovely card.

Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.