Hi everyone, long time no post!
My back went out on me again last week from, believe it or not, doing a lot of writing! Strenuous work I do you know! And then on top of that I started to get a sore finger and on Monday evening, after I cleaned off my nail polish, I discovered that under my nail was full of pus! Eww! So I was talked into going to the doctor on Tuesday (I felt a bit odd going to see the doctor about a sore finger! I was going to do the whole "it hurts when I touch my wrist, it hurts when I touch my elbow...I have a sore finger" thing! But I didn't. lol!) and I'm now on anti-biotics. I must admit that the infection must've been making me feel icky all over as I feel a lot better now.
I thought I'd share a card with you that I made a good while ago for my Mummy and Daddy to give to my nephew on his Christening. Mummy said she wanted a really special one so I did my best - here it is...
It's a large 8x8" card from Craftwork Cards and I thought I'd put a cute wee pic of the man himself onto it! (I have asked permission to put his pic on my blog and they said OK!) I also added his date of birth as requested but as it's a Christening card, the date of birth disappears when you open it cos it's an easel card!
I didn't use designer papers on this one, instead I used the gorgeous designer fabric from the Beau Château set by Stampin' Up!, I stitched around each piece with my sewing machine. The gorgeous lace is from my stash along with the pearls and diamantés. The pleated ribbon is by Melissa Francis. I added the date of the Christening for when the card is open. The sentiments are computer generated using the font "Penhurst".
The dies I have used are all Spellbinders - circles, labels 3 and Grand Nestibilities Decorative Elements Circles. I also used a Stampin' Up! label punch.
Here's the inside
The day went really well and the wee man was so good and looked gorgeous!
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge; Ribbon
Fussy & Fancy Challenges; Celebrations
Moving Along With The Times; Shape Up
One Stitch At A Time; Anything goes
Papercrafting Journey; Anything goes
The Paper Shelter; Easel cards
Quirky Crafts Challenges; Favourite things - my favourite things are - easel cards, lace, and of course the picture of my nephew!
The ABC Challenge; X for xtra special
Whimsey Stamps Inspirations Challenges; Shabby Chic
Thanks for looking!