Monday, April 4, 2011

Afternoon everyone !

Hope all the british mum's had a lovely Mothers Day yesterday ! l had a beautiful bouquet of spring flowers and a gorgeous silver bracelet with MUM charms and 2 hearts from amanda as a special something ..bless her X . We also had a nice meal out too. l was very lucky as Marcos ( my son ) flew over from the UK for a few days , so it was the icing on the cake.. l finished off a large card today for the challenge over at Mo's DP Challenge , they want to see 'Buttons and Bows' l have used an image from Mo's ' Bunches ' l just love her !l have coloured her with my watercolour pencils & chalks for the background,backing papers are from Making Memories 'Spring Fling'Silver mirri card for matting, buttons and ribbon from my stash.EK sucess flower punch for the 2 layered flower. Lavender ink pad for edging the flower and card.Little rose bud is from my stash.l also stamped and heat embossed 2 of the corners using ' sparkle' powder from Personal Impressions...Over at Allsorts Challenge, they want to see 'Bloomin-Blossoms'...At the Sparkles Forum Challenge They want to see ' Springtime'.... Over at The Crafty Pad , the theme is ' Flowers ' .... Wishing you all a lovely afternoon !l know some of my followers are poorly at the moment, so l would like to send you all a big hug and hope you all feel better soon. Hugs Susan XOXOX


  1. Such gorgeous eye candy!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Mo’s DP2! We appreciate your support!

  2. Oh, This is just so soft and pretty! Great DP, and I love the use of the buttons to hold the easel in place! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.

  3. Love your card Susan, thanks for joining in at SFC this time
    I hope you and yours are all ok, how lovely that Marcos was able to come home for Mothering Sunday. Your present from Amanda sounds lovely

    Hannah and Michael and Ruth are all coming home for Easter, just 13 days 'til Ruth comes home and 14 'til Hannah and Michael arrive, nit that I'm counting lol

    Hugs Jackie x

  4. A pretty card Susan. I love the image and the dotty ribbon is great.
    It sounds like you had a wonderful day. We are going to celebrate Mother's Day over here which is in a few weeks.
    Nikki x

  5. Hi Susan...happy belated mother's day...sounds like you had an enjoyable time w/your son. I just got off the phone w/one of my boys! He's 35 and still my little boy! hehe! Your card is just as precious as can be! I love the easel style...and your coloring is so beautiful! And those buttons are perfect! Love 'em! Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's! Pat Frank

  6. So pretty Susa, gives a real feel of Spring and Summer.

    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation and joining in my Bloomin’ Blossoms theme at Allsorts this week

    B x

    There's a Stampalot voucher up for grabs here

  7. Hi Susan
    Just to say no of course I don't mind you posting a link to the trees on Craft's Beautiful forum.
    Your Mo cards are gorgeous by the way. LOve the colours on this one. Stunning
    Ann xxx

  8. Beautiful easel card Susan, lovely image, super papers and bow.

    Pat xx

  9. So pretty!

    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. :)


  10. This is such a pretty card, and the image is so cute! Thanks for taking part in the Sparkles Forum Challenge xx

  11. lovely card, the image is so cute, great papers too

    thanks for joining in with our bloomin blossoms challenge at Allsorts this week


    Amanda xx

  12. Love Mo's images, and your card is adorable! Love those big buttons you've used as the easel stopper. Thanks so much for joining us at THE CRAFTY PAD. Don't forget to check out the awesome prizes up for grabs in our altered CD competition! Hugs, Ali x


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