Thursday, 5 December 2013

Good luck in your new home

....and not a Christmas card! I missed out on sending a few friends New Home cards and felt really bad about it - so this one is for any of you who moved recently, and it's also going into my box of standby cards. Who knows when things can take a turn so that you don't manage to crawl to the craft room at short notice:
I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card blank

- turquoise Core'dinations backing card

- paper from the Teresa Collins 'Sweet Afternoon' paper pad - I love that these are double sided

- the pre-coloured image is by Little Claire from sheet LCD09

- ribbon from the ribbon box

- sentiment is an Elzybells one, stamped in SU 'Baja Breeze' and punched out with SU's Large Oval punch then popped onto a scalloped oval

Short and sweet today, I finished off all the Christmas card inserts and boxes just gotta write them now - anyone fancy nipping round to help? Thought not :(

Di
x

17 comments:

  1. Funny you should have posted this up as I have just sorted an image out to make a new home card for a friend who is downsizing to a granny pad. I love your image. Feel a little brighter . My ankles and legs have gone down just me top half left swollen now. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Very pretty image and card! This will be nice to have on hand whenever you need it! So pretty.
    Lynn

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  3. Very pretty card...and such a sweet image of those bird friends. It will be great to have a card ready and waiting!

    Hope your back is feeling better...my shoulders are much improved but you would have a giggle seeing me sit to watch TV. There is no way I am taking a chance on them flaring up again...so I sit with a down pillow under each arm...

    Now if I could get rid of this stiff neck,, I would be recovered.

    You hace been such a trooper with keeping up your blog and challenges...alll with your back out!!!

    Crafty hugs!

    Maureen

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  4. Gorgeous card Di, I have decided that in the new year I am going to try making more standby cards as well, always seem to be making cards after the event or late at night. Hugs, Amanda x

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  5. Lets be hopeful....put my name on that one Di :-)
    Hugs,
    Annie xxxx

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  6. A delightful card Di and I love pink and turquoise together, it always looks so fresh. xx

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  7. Morning Di . . . hope your naughty back stops playing you up soon.

    Love your sweet new home card. Always useful to have one of the more infrequently needed cards available.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  8. Pretty card Di an your on your own writing your Christmas ones 'cos I'm starting on mine this morning! Thanks for the LIM reminder I rushed over last night!

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous card Di, love the image and pretty colours.
    Good luck with the cards.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  10. Beautiful card, the topper is stunning and your colour matching too it is fab. Hope your back is okay x

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  11. Gorgeous is your card Di .....what lovely images so nicely pre-coloured they make cards so easy and quick to make lovely backing papers, Ribbon and Sentiment xx

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  12. Not being one to shirk from a fellow card makers cry for help, I came round today to help with the Christmas cards but you were out!!?
    Fab card for a new home, the image and the colours are beautiful.

    Kath x

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  13. You're not alone in needing to cut back at the computer so you can be ready for Santa! I think most of us are in the same boat! Love these pretty birds and the sweet colors!

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  14. Very pretty card and that little birdhouse looks really tempting right now :) Writing up the C-cards is my job this evening ... I could be some time :)) Elizabeth xx

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  15. Love the papers, colors, layout & ribbon--so lovely!

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