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My "Grown Up" Card!


Good morning....or should I see nearly afternoon! We've all had a proper lie in this morning and we all needed it I can tell you! We had a great day out yesterday visiting my friend Jose and her family but by the time we got home, we were all very tired so we gave Tae Kwon-do a miss and just chilled out. Didn't realise how tired we were until we woke up at 11.00 am this morning!!


I'm now able to show the card and small gift I made for Jose....it was a late Easter present.





Most of my cards are "cute" ones and I don't actually own many "grown up" stamps, so I am gradually rectifying this and recently bought this Penny Black Wind Caressed stamp. I coloured it with Prismas and Sansodor and added a little glamour dust to the centres of the flowers. Cardstock is from Bazzill and paper is Laura Ashley. The light blue c.s. panel has been embossed with the Script Texture Cuttlebug embossing folder and a sentiment from Dovecraft stamped straight onto it. Ribbon was from my stash and the sticky gems are Papermania.


I just can't get over how quick these candles are to make! Got the blank candle and glass dish from Asda. The stamp is from the Just Celebrate Stampin Up set and coloured with Brushables. The rub ons on the dish are from Stampin Up as well (courtesy of Denise....thank you!). Tag is a Big Shot die, stamped with a sentiment from Woodware with a small flower rub on from SU, with a small sticky gem from Papermania added to the centre of the flower. Ribbon is from my stash and bag from Lakeland!! I've actually stamped the image on the front and back of the candle.

Plenty of housework to get on with now and hope to be able to catch up on my blogging this evening and maybe even start making a card....you never know!


Comments

Heather said…
The candle is just wonderful! Card is gorgeous too!
Denise~ said…
Jo that card is stunning. I love that image and it works so well with that printed paper. Just beautiful. Great candle too. I'm sure that Jose loved it! Sounds like a fun day. Wish my kids would sleep that late. We're up at the crack of dawn everyday! :)
Angie C said…
What a stunning card Jo and the candle is gorgeous
Deb said…
Beautiful card and I love the candle gift, what a great idea!
elisa said…
This is lovely.Love the candle.x
nessy said…
fab card and candle!! love the colours !! nice to be grown up sometimes!!
so when are you getting your market
stall??
vanessa xx
mar1ene said…
Oh wow.. very grown up adorable card :) and the candle is yummie too!!

Marlene x
Jackie said…
Beautiful. I'll bet she was well chuffed! x
Jose said…
Aren't I the lucky one... the card and candle now have pride of place on my mantelpiece. Sorry I tired you all out so yesterday, but we had a good day, and your boys are so good, they are a credit to you. Looking forward to your next visit.
Jose x
My Paper World said…
Beautiful card and candle jo! xx
Ella Bella said…
wow these are stunning! beautiful work :)
Frances said…
these are beautiful Jo. Love how you wrapped up the candle too, very classy :D
fairymadjo said…
wow jo i love the card, wow candle is just sooo pretty
Richelle said…
Just beautiful Jo!
Richelle
Andrea, said…
Your card and candle are wonderful Jo, I love the colours you have used. I really must have a go at doing a candle.
She said…
Lovely card. I love Penny Black stamps. The candle is beautiful. I must have a go at that - never tried it! :-) xxx
mariaadams said…
Beautiful card and candle and lucky Jose! It's nice to be grown up sometimes too!
Maria x
ink'n'rubba said…
fabulous card and candle gift! I like them both in blues.
Sally said…
that's really pretty :)
Maureen said…
GREAT job!! I love your gorgeous 'grown up' card and that candle is lovely!!

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