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Happy Birthday Jilli!

It's my blogging buddy, Jilli's birthday today and a VERY BIG one it is too pmsl!! God Jilli, wish I was that age again! Happy birthday sweetie and hope you are having/had a great day. Here's the card I made her.......

.....and here's the inside.....

I used the gorgeous Penpal stamp and coloured with PM's. Cardstock is Bazzill and papers are My Minds Eye which have been distressed and sewn. Don't ask me where I got the stamp sentiment from as I got it years ago - I stamped the top half for the outside of the card and the bottom half for the inside and cut them with my Nesties Labels dies. Flowers and brads are from my stash.

I've got big apologies to make now for I haven't done any crafting in a while and I'm way behind on my blogging. I've been extremely busy with my personal life and it looks like I've secured a part-time job - just got to sort out the hours and childminding etc. Still trying to keep up with my college work as well and of course, there's the kids and the house to look after as things are very hectic. Because of all the problems in the my personal life and how busy I am, I am very sad to say that I've had to step down from the Stamp Something Design Team. I would like to thank Denise and Erin and all the girls for their support and friendship and you never know, I might even find time to take part in some of the challenges!

Hope you're all having a great weekend.......we've had a lovely, fun, relaxing day today with plenty of sunshines and smiles!!


clare said…
another gorgeous card hun..i popped over to jillis blog earlier..and OMG..what gorgeous cards and goodies she got for her very luck lady x

great news on the job front..hope you get the hours and childcare sorted..thinking of you and the boys hugs clarex
Jilli said…
I love my card honey ... thanks. The colours are just perfect as is the colouring. Looks better IRL. Nice to hear about the job ... we must sort out a time to gossip sometime lol! Thanks again ... mwah's Jillix
Natalie said…
Jo this is a beautiful card. x
Debi said…
What a beautiful card!! Wonderfully done!! Congrats on the news front! No need to apologize!!
Jose said…
Another gorgeous card, I am sure Jilli will love it. Glad to hear the news about the job, hope it goes well for you
Jose xx
debby4000 said…
Gorgeous card, Jilli's gonna love it.
Sorry to hear you're having to step down from your DT place but means must.
Hope you can still craft now and again.
Oh what a fabby creation!! I love your fun colors and papers!! Happy Birthday to your buddy!! :)
~Denise Lynn~ said…
Beautiful Jo! Love the pretty blues and browns in those papers. Fabulous coloring on the image. Congrats on your good news! :)
Alex said…
GORGEOUS card girl!! Love it!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex
fairymadjo said…
oh its stunning hun, huggs jo x
gina said…
gorgeous card Jo, I love the colours you have used and the image is lovely. Congrats on your new job too :)
Gina xxx
Alex said…
This is beautiful Jo!! Love the colors!!! Congrats on the job, and hope the personal stuff settles down soon!! I will miss you from SS but I will visit all the time to see what you are up too!! Big hugs, my friend!

Kari said…
Love this card! Great colors and a fantastic image!

Good luck with your new adventure of a part-time job!

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