Thursday, 14 March 2013

Coffee and friends

................... a perfect blend.

A couple of months ago, totally out of the blue, I received an email from Stamping Bella saying that I had a gift voucher waiting for me. After initial disbelief it turned out to be true, a lovely act of kindness from a dear friend who knows I love Stamping Bella. I was a greedy little pig and, in all the excitement, spent it on stamps in double quick time! They have been patiently waiting here to be used, while I kept them close by just in case they disappeared like a magician's rabbit - and this is the first outing for one:
 I used:

- 7" x 5" white card stock

- stamp by Stamping Bella called 'Uptown Girls - Clarissa and Camille Share a Cafe', stamped in Memento 'London Fog' and coloured with Pro Markers

- background papers are all from Bubbles 'Born to Shop' pad, love the way the reverse of these papers are plain in matching colours

- sentiment came with the stamp set, stamped using Memento 'London Fog' then die cut with one half of a Nestie die and mounted onto plain paper, cut to size after drawing round the same die

I had such fun colouring this brilliant image, and the sentiment is so true. Thank you again, my dear kind friend - mwah!

Di
x

15 comments:

  1. Lovely surprise and lovely card you did,
    time for two friends,
    hope you are ok,
    hugs Tamara

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  2. That sentiment is so true! Love your card with your mod, quirky young ladies...

    As all young ladies should be!!!

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  3. Love your gorgeous card Di and the stamping bella image too.
    luv
    Debby

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  4. Blimey . .. that mugful is gonna take some drinking!!!! LOL!

    Seriously though, it's a lovely image and a great sentiment.

    Who's a lucky girl then!

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  5. Great card Miss. Just my perfick cuppa coffee when I get home!!
    Not tonight though, helping a friend by going to Hobbycraft with her to take her B/S back and then pizza!!
    Things you do for friends ey!
    xx

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  6. Well done Di that was a lovely surprise for you! your card is gorgeous as always and a lovely layout too! x

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  7. Nice surprise! And put to good use, great card!

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  8. What a wonderful friend you have! That image would be great to paper piece too. Love the card, it's, (wait for it) ADORABLE!!!!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  9. What a lovely surprise - and such a fab friend too. The image is great - I could do with a cuppa that size :) Like your choice of colours too. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  10. Wish I had a friend like that lol. Brilliant card, great image and love those papers.
    What time do you get up, don't you realise that you are retired now?

    Kath x

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  11. Hi Di,

    What a lovely card. I can see why you like them!@

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  12. What a treat for you and a wonderful stamp beautifully colored!

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  13. What a lovely image! I love the colours you've used, hun, so pretty!

    loe Mags B x

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  14. Such a gorgeous card and very lovely friend too. Hugs, amanda x

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  15. Ooooh, this is wonderful! Fabulous coloring! I missed it while I was away and I can see why you liked that image. I also love SB images and haven't even seen this one before. It's just perfect for two dear friends! Mwah!!

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