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Friday, 1 March 2013

80 Years Young

I'm a bit worried...we've had gorgeous weather since the weekend and I'm hoping it's not our summer come early!!! I've manage to hang my wash out...I love the smell of clothes dried outside :-D

Judging by your comments and emails you are loving the new Through The Ages release. I've had a great time playing and want to show you a card I made for a magazine...


People are living longer these days so I thought an 80 was a must in the collection...I just wish I had it when my friend Sadie reached this milestone 2 years ago. 


I loved paper piecing the numbers...just don't look at the white bits .... forgot to tidy them up with my black marker hmph!




I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Celebrate the Occasion - Girls birthday - must use pink
Lady Anne's Challenges - Anything Goes
Bearly-Mine Challenges - Anything Goes
LEJ Designs Challenge Blog - For a Lovely Lady
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Stitching
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes

A little update on Nicole and her growing bump (did I mention I was going to be a grandma...might have slipped my mind ;-D). She  is positively glowing and I would liken her bump to a football (soccer ball M Pee) under her top...it's lovely and round :-D I don't think Baby McLeod likes me though because I have yet to see or feel it move. Any time Nicole has shouted on me that it's moving, by the time I get there it's stopped hmph! The nursery is gorgeous and apart from a few bits and pieces all they need is the baby :-D It's not long now...73 days and counting eek!!!!

Steven is doing really well in Dubai...he hasn't stopped working since he arrived 3 weeks ago. He's done modelling jobs and is working for events management companies...he was chosen today to to an event for Cartier!  He's mixing with people and getting a lot of contacts. Next week he's working at The Boat show and today he's going to the semi-finals of the tennis .... basically he's having a fantastic time...living the dream :-D

I haven't made a card this week so I'm going to forget the housework and lock myself in my craftroom and hope the cleaning fairies will work their magic lol.

Hope you have a great weekend.

Catch ya later x

25 comments:

Alison Scott said...

Beautiful card Kerry.
Thanks for the update in the bump - my daughters bump was like a football too.
Bet you can't wait. Enjoy every second. I can't believe its been over 2 years that our little bundle of trouble has been here.
Let the house fairy get in with it while you craft!

DesignerDiva said...

I love the paper pieced numbers Kerry it looks really effective and the papers are scrummy too!
My baby bump with my twins was more the size of a football pitch than the ball!
Hugs Laurie xx

Julie said...

Ohhhh Kerry, I just love this one, the papers and the paperpiecing.....
Just perfect. I didn't know you were going to be a Granny, you kept that quiet! lolol!!!!!.x

Susan said...

Stunning papers - love the paper piecing and gorgeous bow.
This is an ideal image for male or female.
Hugs xxxx

Lisa Jane said...

LOve the paers you used for the ppaer piecing .. so pretty
Lisa x

Kathleen said...

Great card Kerry, love the papers you have use and the numbers are great. I like the way you have done the stitching, a little bit on each edge.

Kath x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Kerry, great image.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs.
Pauline
x

Whimsey said...

Adorable, absolutely LOVE the papers!!

A grandma? Really? Had no idea-HA!! ;-)

We need pics of Nic's bump...like on Instagram!! :-)

Faith A said...

Lovely card, love the numbers.

I hope my housework fairy is working well too LOL.

A new baby ay? how exciting for you, you kept that a secret..............!

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Kerry, love the paper piecing and gorgeous papers.

Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Vee Cassidy said...

A delightful card. Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs and good luck in the challenge. Vee xx

Rusty said...

Gorgeous!! I had no idea you were going to be a grandma though!! you kept that quiet! x

Tonya said...

White bits or not, it's a great card! Thank you for sharing with us at CTO!

Lady Anne said...

Beautiful card which has been finished off to a high standard. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx
Lady Anne's Challenges

Lori said...

Awesome card!! Look at all that wonderful stitching! Thanks for joining in my challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Tamie said...

FABULOUS!! birthday card. I adore you layout, sentiments and the way you did the two different styles of stitching your card. A perfect 8th birthday card. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne said...

Thank you for playing our stitching challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

La Vikinga said...

Wow - how did you do them numbers so good-looking... Great card for an anniversary!
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons with your card,

Charlotta / DT La Vikinga

Gemma said...

I love this one too Kerry, the colours are beautiful and love the paper piecing on your numbers...fab!

Not long now Grandma till bubba is here...then you can shower bubba with lots of cuddles and kisses lol
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Crafty Kitten said...

Hi Kerry,
What a lovely card. Love the cute little bow around the number 8! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
hugs
Dawn xx

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This is the most gorgeous card. Anybody would be thrilled to get it. Thank you for joining us at Lady Anne's - Vickie's Anything Goes Challenges. We hope to see you back again soon. Hugs~Patti PS. If you comment on my card at Vickie's Anything Goes Challenges you win a chance to win the image!

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