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Sunday 30 March 2014


Hi everyone,
What a beautiful day today. The sun was so warm, that the cooling breeze was very welcome. Husband cut the grass and I did a bit of weeding and lots of planting of bulbs. I must say that the garden looks very pretty with all the spring flowers out. My wild garden area is gorgeous.
I am off out for lunch tomorrow for Mother's Day, with my daughter and her mother-in-law. My daughter and her husband are treating us both. I get on with her MIL very well, so we will have a good laugh.
This card I made and sent to Marianne, as a thank you for my gorgeous goodies, that I won as candy on her blog.
The stamp is from the latest release from Lili of the Valley, called Annabel Roller Girl. I love the little dog in her back pack. She was great fun to colour, with Distress Ink and DI pens.

The flowers, leaf and dragon fly brad, are from my stash. The pink dots are Cosmic Shimmer Dusky Pink Glue.

I think the tag was magazine freebie, although can't confirm that. One of the joys of getting old, you memory is rubbish. I used to know all the Latin names for my garden plants.(sad I know). I still know them but need my garden fork to dig them out of my head. They are buried in my brain but the path to my mouth must be blocked!Lol!
It's now 12.55 am and I have just remembered, we have an hour less in bed tonight. So in fact, it is now 13.55 so I had better get to bed.
Thank you for taking time to visit my blog and leaving me such wonderful messages. I love reading them, as they make me smile.
Happy Mothers Day to all the Mums out there and have a wonderful day.

I have entered challenge: Crafty Little Fairies - Tags
Carol S.xx


Chrissy said...

Hi! this card is gorgeous..fabulous colouring and I love the sweet image..hope you have a lovely Mothers day..


Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is really stunning I love the colours that you have chosen,huggles Pops x x x

Carole said...

Lovely card, such a cute image.....she looks like she is really late for something! Hope you have had a nice Mothers Day. xx

Heike said...

A fantastic card Carol. I fell in love with this LOTV image straight away, have got the stamp already lying here and really like what you have created with it.
Hugs, Heike xx

Unknown said...

ADORABLE AND STUNNING love this stamp and yes I need it.xxxx

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, this is a wonderful card! Love your new image! Hope you had a lovely meal out for Mothers Day.
Hugs Lynsey x

shampylou30 said...

Love this little girl. You have coloured her beautifully. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a nice comment xxx

vic said...

Oh carol this is just gorgeous :) she is coloured in lovely too and I love the die cut shape :)
Vic x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Bit late commenting but thank you so much for this beautiful card, so kind.

Elaine said...

Gorgeous! A beautiful card in every way, the image, colours,'s a delight and so sweet of you to make it for the lovely Marianne.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Shelly said...

Gorgeous card Carol, love the colours! Hope you had a lovely Mother's Day xx

Elise said...

Wheeeee! hehehe! Everytime I see this image I smile because this little girl is skating to her heart's content!!!!!! ;) You've done such an gorgeous card Carol and I love how you coloured her!

Big Hugs,

Vicky said...

This is gorgeous sweetie I so love these stamps, I've only coloured one fo them myself up to now :0( Love your colouring hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Anne said...

Very pretty card Carol, and Annabel is beautifully coloured.
Anne x