Sunday, 13 July 2014

A Card

Hi All. Hope your day is going well and lovely to have you find time to visit Jumbled Crafts--thank you.

I'm pleased to say that our buffet lunch yesterday went really well and everyone went home happy :) It was all alcohol free so the happiness was for real. We did have wine and beer but no one wanted that-just the Shloer stuff in various flavours.The weather was beautiful so we could use the garden as well as our small house which made life easier.

Today I am showing a card I have made to share with a few of my favourite challenge blogs.

At Craft-room Challenges the theme is 'Wedding Anniversary'. Country View Challenges have 'Stencil It' this time and That's Crafty have masks, stencils, templates.


The background for my card is by Astrid who is so talented and kind. She shares her ideas with everyone and also shares lots of her beautiful artwork as freebies.

I used part of a stencil by Imagination Crafts and used PA Grunge Paste. The flower and leaves I made and also the sentiment. I have had the glass jewels for a long time so thought I would use them to match the green of the leaves.

Thanks to Astrid that was all I needed to do to make this card look special

Have a great day

Love Chrissie x

16 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Chrissie and great to hear your buffet lunch went down a treat too xxx

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  2. What a gorgeous card, you have put Astrid's lovely background to very good use, I love her creations, too. Great use of the stencil and paste, it makes it really pop!
    Glad your family gathering went well, and that all were happy. Have anice day - it's grey and cloudy and humid here. Hugs, Valerie

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  3. That is beautiful Chrissie, love how you added textures to this lovely background. Glad you had such a fine day yesterday! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  4. This is so gorgeous and Arty Chrissie ! Love the background ! I don't drink alcohol either and I must say I love the Schloer white grape juice ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  5. Fantastic creation Chrissie, love the colours, very vintagey looking!!
    Bryan.

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  6. A beautiful card Chrissie, I love the colour tones you used.
    Yvonne

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  7. A beautiful Anniversary card....love the wonderful background and layout.
    Thank you for sharing at The Craft Room Challenge
    Hugs Annie x

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  8. What a gorgeous card Chrissie, and so glad you had a great day xx

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  9. Fabulous card, love the background effects.
    Thanks for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

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  10. I'm glad you had a fun lunch, Chrissie. It's a great time of year for good food, good friends, and fun.

    Sweet card. Have a great week,

    Marianne xo

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  11. really pretty and great use of the stencilling x

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  12. This is just gorgeous,love the colours.Thanks for sharing with us at Country View Challenges.xxx

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  13. Ooh, gorgeous - you've augmented Astrid's lovely background beautifully... love that textured stencilling!
    Alison xx

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  14. A gorgeous card Chrissie :)
    Von ♥

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  15. Beautiful card the paper, the images that stencil embossing delicious. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge.

    Love the new banner as well it is such fun XOXO Zoe

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  16. I love your card Chrissie, it's gorgeous, thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-Room challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.