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Saturday, 20 July 2013

It's Today!!

Hello friends
Today is Charity Event Day! 
I did hear that there is a Model Railway Show in the town hall...I'm thinking/hoping
that will not draw my visitors away!  Although I suspect one person may go looking -
Elliott is very partial to trains.

As mentioned, I will be taking photos and sharing them with you and there will be 
the very special Winners Week next week - remember to stop by every day and 
check your raffle tickets!  They will still be on sale until midnight tonight.

Okay, let's talk craft!
I created this card for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.
More photos and details are here on their blog - feel free to leave a comment there,
I'm always grateful and the company likes me then!

I went for a bold look using deep red cardstock as it picks out the red from the patterned paper.
Onto a cream card base I mounted red card and patterned paper cutting one edge with 
The frame is created using Labels Twenty.
Cut/embossed a piece of patterned paper for the aperture and stamped it 
(yes, I actually stamped - I can cope with little stamps!)
My favourite Foliage and Bitty Blossom dies - ta dah!  All done.
 A close up - will I ever tire of Bitty Blossoms?? No never!
Enjoy your weekend.
Take care friends.

43 comments:

Rosie said...

Have a great day, Christine. That card is lovely and I really like the way you have used the border die.

Chris said...

Good luck today Christine, hope you have lots of visitors and raise a huge amount of money. Love your too.
Chris X

John Lockwood said...

Good luck today Christine I so wish I could be there I hope you raise lots of money and just as importantly that you all have a great day!

Take care,
John x

Astrid Maclean said...

Hope you all have a fantastic day and raise lots of money!!
Stunning card, love that red offset with the lovely paper you used!

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
I really hope you can enjoy today and raise lots of money, you have worked so hard.
Love this card,will pop over now to leave a comment.
Good luck and take care. x.

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, I've just been over to Scrapbook adhesives and left my comment about this fabulous creation! I'll be thinking of you all today and wishing you to raise loads of funds - and have a fab day! Love and hugs to all of you, Carole Z XX

Carolyn Bell said...

Hi Christine, love your card it' s striking! Hope you have a great day today, sorry I can't be there with you, love Carolyn x

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card. Fingers crossed the trains don't stop your day being fantastic, just wish more of us could be there wirh you.

Michele.

Maggieann said...

Hi Christine, love your card today it's stunning and the colours gorgeous.Have a super day, I'll be thinking of you xxx

Ella's Design said...

The very best of wishes for your big event, today! I hope you manage to raise plenty of money for such a good cause and I cross my fingers for myself in the fabulous raffle! Lisa x

Elaine said...

Have a fabulous day, hope everyone is very generous and you raise lots of money ! X

AnneRD said...

Good morning Christine,
Have a fab day, raise lots of money and eat loads of cake. Looking forward to seeing the photographs.
Card is striking, I must say I always like to see your computer generated font as its so elegant, but the stamp is rather nice too.
Best wishes to all; please give Elliott a big hug from me! Anne x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful card Christine! Good luck today I am sure it will be a huge success! Looking forward to seeing the pictures! Susan xx

Rita said...

Good Morning Christine. I wish I could be there, but sadly to many miles between us. I'm sure it will be a great day and hopefully you'll raise lots of money too. Enjoy yourselves. Hugs Rita xxx

Valerie said...

Cannot wait for 11 am. Seems so long since we have met. Hope the day goes well and loads of money is raised for your project. Valerie

val jones said...

Hope today goes really well Christine and you raise loads of money.
Really pretty card.
Love Val x

Linda said...

Best wishes for today Christine, you deserve to raise loads of cash after all the hard work you have done. Love the card, I like you keep going back to my bitty blossoms, I find making the flowers restful. Love today's card, simple but so elegant.
Hugs and best wishes,
Linda in County Durham

Hellma said...

Have a great time today, great card.

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Love the card, great shade of red. I don't think you will have to worry about the model railway exhibition. Maybe the chaps will drop off the ladies at your shop before going to look at the trains.(Very sexist I know, sorry :) You know what I mean though) If you like both then what a great day to live where you do! Have a fantastic day, enjoy yourselves and raise lots of money. TYake care.

Janice said...

Beautiful card Christine, so elegant too. I love the colour and paper combination too.
Wishing you lots of luck for today, although you really don't need it! :-))

See you later.
Janice x

Anonymous said...

Good luck for today. Will be thinking of you all. Take care. Claire

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
I'll be there with you in spirit, have a great day, raise lots of money and more importantly enjoy it, you have worked very hard to make it a special day.
Love your card going to leave a comment now.
Lydia
X

Lacelady said...

Pretty card Christine, and good luck with your day, I'm sure you will be inundated with visitors.

Anonymous said...

Have a wonderful day. Look forward to seeing photos.

Good wishes

Phil D

nmty said...

Beautiful card, Christine. Have a great day today, looking forward to seeing lots of photographs of the event on your blog. Good luck, lv Norma

hazel young said...

Gorgeous page Christine.

Here's to a wonderfully successful day enjoy xx hazel

Beryl Frost said...
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Beryl Frost said...

Just wanted to add my good wishes for today. It's such a good cause. Beryl xxx

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, good luck for todays 'show'! Im sure everyone will enjoy themselves. Emma

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, I love this card and the colours are great, The borders are very beautiful I use them quite a lot, hope you day goes well and you raise lots of money love Jean Z xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Christine,
LOVE that card - such an elegant colour combo and design. Agree with you on the bitty blossoms.
Elliott will be enjoying himself, I'm sure . But your event will also be a success 'cos let's face it, crafters don't have time go and watch choo-choos.
have a great day
Rose

Wendy L said...

Hope all goes great today. Lovely card too. xxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine

You and your lovely family have worked so hard to make this a great day , im sure everyone will dig deep for this worthwhile cause im just sorry i wont be with you to lend a hand .

I love your card and the bitty blossom looks so good .

Elaine H X

Carol J said...

Have a Lovely day Christine. Raise lots of money ( I'll get some more raffle tickets ) Sorry I wont be there but I'll be thinking of you all. Love Carol xxx

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Christine The card is lovely I left a comment yesterday on their blog.The very best of good luck I wish I could be there.I hope ypu raise lots of money.
Smiles
Ita

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Christine, I love the card, so elegant and rich looking. Wishing you the best day, and I think maybe more people will come as the men folk can go to the train expo.
x Ros

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Christine, I love the card, so elegant and rich looking. Wishing you the best day, and I think maybe more people will come as the men folk can go to the train expo.
x Ros

loftylass said...

Good luck for today - hope you raise lots of cash. Love your bright cheery card.
Take care.
Hugs
Heather W
x

Jackie said...

Hi Christine. I hope you and all your family have a wonderful day. Jackie x

Chrissie J Lui said...

Hi Christine, I am a bit late. Hope everything is going well today.
The card is gorgeous.

Happy crafting
Chrissie x x x

Janice said...

A beautiful card Christine, and a wonderful day today. I enjoyed it, cake was delicious !! Janice xx

Anita Braddock said...

Beautiful card. Love love Spellbinders I sure love the new thing coming from spellbinders will need to get some of them.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
Lovely card today and so easy to do. Sorry I can't be with you today. Hope you all have a great time. Hugs to you all.

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