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Thursday, 1 December 2011

Happy Birthday Mom!

It's my mom's birthday today...she's 73 but don't tell her I told you!! This was taken on her 70th when I went home and surprised her...we had a great week :-D TBH she doesn't look any different three years later and I just hope I look half as good when I'm 50 let alone 70!!

Confession time...I only mailed her card and prezzie yesterday {blush} but I KNOW when she opens her prezzie she'll forgive me lol. I won't tell you what it is because she reads my blog occasionally...I don't mind her seeing her card though since she won't get it until next week.

I decided to ink a stamp I hadn't used in a while and Tulip Ruby was the winner. Let me know what you think....

I coloured Ruby in with my Copics ... she was sitting on grass but I didn't like it so ended up cutting her out! I found a card that Mary J sent me and I loved the LO so I cased some of it and tweaked the rest. I cut cs and pp scalloped circles with my Grand Nesties and JT, trimmed them to the edge of the card and stitched them together. I cut a square of cs and a slightly smaller square of pp and stitched the edges. I embossed a white circle, stitched it to a kraft cs fancy circle then mounted Ruby with sticky fixers. I stuck everything together THEN with my NEW mini glue gun fixed a fabulicious Loopy Flower to the bottom left and OMG... I used my new Flourish die!!! I sent a picture of the card to Suzy Q to see what she thought...got a text back asking what that THING was in the top right corner hmph! It is my first flourish and I guess it kinda looks like I was desperate to use one the way it's sitting but TBH I WAS lololol.



What do you really think of that THING?? Are the pearls too much?


Bestill my heart...I adore this colour...


I'd love to enter my card in the following challenges...

Crafts and Me Challenge - Pearls and Swirls
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Fab n' Funky Challenges - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

If you're reading this Judy I'm sorry your card and prezzie are late but I promise it'll be worth the wait lol. Love you mom xx

Catch ya later xx 

14 comments:

Wendy - AKA Mrs. B said...

Oh, my goodness - HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM! Well, my friend, you obviously come from good stock - you're mom doesn't look a day over 50! Sweet card, love the flower! p.s. email me your mailing addy - have a little somethin-somethin for you, Kerry :) loves, wendy xx

Chrissy said...

Beautiful card Kerry...and gorgeous Mother...holycow she looks younger than me..thats it...I'm going down to the back of the garden and eat worms....

Love your foo foo flower, and the flourish is lovely...love the pearls, gotta have pearls on everything.
I received my ready-teddy-go-prize today...thank you so much, that was a lovely surprise, made my day.


Luv CHRISSYxx

Mary J said...

Happy birthday Kerry's Mom!! You are naughty Kerry - try to be on time next year!!

I just adore her card - wow, it's going to take her breath away! Gorgeous colouring and now I NEED that flourish die too!!!

Lisa Jane said...

Happy Birthday to Kerry's Mom!! Hope you have a fabarooni day filled with special things .. and despite your daughter nt sending her parcel in time.. i know it will be worth the wait lol
The card is so pretty... your flower is gorgeous and that THING .. is wonderful.. i love the pearls
Lisa x

Amanda R said...

I think it is all lovely Kerry and the pearls are beautiful, not too much at all. I really need to try embossing the background paper too, that is such a beautiful touch and yes, your mom looks stunning for her age!

Rose said...

Kerry, your use of pearls with swirls looks wonderful on this fabulous birthday card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Digi team's "pearls and swirls" challenge. ~ Rose

Dawn said...

Oh so cute, thanks for playing with us at Divas

Diane's Card Designs said...

Oh wow Kerry this is gorgeous! One of my favourite image and loving her glittery wings. Love the colour combo and the swirl. Oh...and not forgetting the inside too...lol
Diane xx

Rebekah said...

This is gorgeous love the colour choices. Thanks for playing along at Divas this time hugs Rebekah xx

Shelly said...

My card is better than your card!!! :p. know why? Cuz I am using one u made years ago!!! Lol

Julie said...

Well I'm loving that thing:D
Fabaroonie card Kerry! X

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at TPS…..
Hugs Judith

Gaynor said...

Love this card, the papers are yummy. You are so good at your flowers, one question do you have to make a box for the cards you make as them flowers are quite high off the card. By the way thanks for the nice comms on my LOTV card, they are pom poms not pearls lol, Gaynor :)

Anita said...

Gorgeous card Kerry and I'm sure your mother will love it. I think your flourish looks fab and that loopy flower - gorgeous! Thanks for joinining the Divas challenge.