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Thursday 20 March 2014

Birthday Bunny

Hi blogging friends,
Well the sun looked nice today but the wind was freezing!  I am certainly not complaining after all the rain we have had but they did say it was going to be warm here today.
I must thank all of my friends out there, for all the lovely messages about my finger. I had the injection but it will take a few weeks for it to work completely. Just not to wake up in the morning with a throbbing hand is great. It's still a bit sore but it's much better. So thanks for your kind words.
I had a great day at my sale last week. It was a new venue for me and I was very surprised how much I sold. Even my fairy clock  went!
I have been to a meeting of the Inner Wheel, Oxted group today. My friend is the President this year and she asked me if I would give a talk and demo to their members.
They wanted to know, how through crafting, I got involved with fund raising for my chosen charity. I also demoed, how to make a chocolate mint box, (empty!) into a pretty gift box, using pages from an old book, copier paper, emulsion paint, Vaseline, a small doily and a piece of lace. Also, how to make flowers from copier paper. They seemed to be quite impressed with the end result. We had lots of fun and I got a nice cheque for my charity. And a free lunch!
 When I was at The Craft Barn a few weeks ago, I spotted this Crafters Companion stamp set. I couldn't resist her, so she went straight into my basket.
I coloured her with Distress Inks and I put Glossy Accents on the letters.

For the flight trail dots, I used Cosmic Shimmer pink glue. The butterfly is a Cheery Lynn die set.

Just a short posting tonight, as I find typing a bit difficult. I have to hold out my finger, as if I was a very posh lady, drinking a cup of tea. ( I hate tea)!!  And I'm not posh!LOl!
I have to make all the invitations and menus, for the charity yearly function. I am going to sketch a Poppy onto water colour card and paint them with Acrylic paints. The theme is about the first world war.
Well off to bed, as I am driving down to Eastbourne tomorrow. Only takes about 45-50 minutes, so not too bad.
My Candy finishes tomorrow, so make sure your name is on the list. If you have a problem with the link, just leave a comment on the post and all the names are going into a box and husband will pull the winner. So have a go and good luck.
Thanks for stopping by and leaving your lovely messages, which I will in return, visit your blogs too.
Carol S.xx


Chrissy said...

Aww..Carol this is so adorable your colouring is the butterfly and all the little very effective..Take of that finger..I know how painful it is and hard to type with a bung finger..


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Good to know you had an injection, ouch, hope the finger is better soon. The talk sounds interesting and fun, you ate clever. Glad the sale went well. As for the card, wow, love it, those dots are perfect and love the cute bunny. I thought it was a long post, not a short one. Take care xx

Carole said...

What a super cute image and coloured so brilliantly. I like the way you have added 'Happy' and a dot trail too.Lovely card!

Sue said...

Such an adorable bunny and card,love the colours and butterfly.
Glad your sale went well for you.
Take card xx

Anne said...

Hope your finger is feeling better Carol, what an adorable card - that image is so cute and I love your idea of using glossy accents.
Have fun in Eastbourne
Anne x

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, glad to hear your finger is starting to get better. I love your new stamp and your card is so pretty!
Hugs Lynsey x

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous stamp...lovely

Vicky said...

A gorgeous card sweetie I am loving this cute image, its so sweet.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

shampylou30 said...

Gorgeous card love the sweet bunny stamp xxxxx

Heike said...

This is such a beautiful and adorable card. And I really like the idea of the flight trail.
Heike xx

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card, love that sweet image.

vic said...

Wow carol this is just beautiful!!!!! I love your colouring :) that stamp is so sweet
Vic xx

Elise said...

HI Carol! OooH what a GORGEOUS & DARLING Birthday card! Loooove the colors and that beautiful butterfly diecut!!!!!!

Big Hugs,

Shelly said...

Carol, this is just adorable! Different, and such a lovely image! Great idea to do the silhouette, very clever! Love this card xx

Anne said...

I noticed this stamp on the tv Carol, don't usually like Crafters Companion but he is cute with his birthday banner. I like the cross stich border too. Anne xx

Anne said...

oops - just noticed that he is a she!!