Sunday, 18 March 2018

Rose Bird Topiary and Winning Ticket

Hello friends

How is your weekend going?
I really enjoyed my day at the NEC on Friday,
had a fun time with my crafty pals 
and caught up with some familiar faces.

The weather was quite nice when I set off to Birmingham but then
just when I thought it was safe to talk about Spring the snow is back!
Goodness it has turned cold again, I know this because of I have
'cold detectors' in the form of cats and a dog, they like to dash
outside, make sure their paws are freezing and then jump on my lap to
let me estimate the near zero temperature!  Love them really.

I did venture to the cabin and created this 
project using Rose Bird Topiary.

I've used gold mirror card for the die cut 
and mounted this onto a Hemstitch Rectangles frame.
The patterned paper matted on the ivory card base is a 99p store bargain.

The die set has an additional label die which is a lovely shape on its own.

I had this topper laying around on my craft desk and because it has a 
butterfly it needed to be used.

Items used with clickable links (all in stock):

Now, time to delve into those charity kit bags and see if you have the 
winning number.  This month it is...

If you have the winning number - congratulations and please email:
with your details and your goody bag will be sent out to you.

Take care friends and keep warm.


Kitty Davies said...

Morning all.
Thank you a lovely little card.
Congratulations to the winner have fun.
Yes Christine we have the white stuff too, roll on the long balmy evenings.
I think we should hibernate all winter, and wake up to strawberrys and cream, or ice cream all summer, we need to get fat for the winter.
Take care and keep warm Kitty.

hazel young said...

Lovely card and die set Christine. Glad to hear you had a lovely time at the NEC xx hazel

Christine Collins said...

Hi Christine,
Great card, I do like the Hemstitch Labels, they make great frames.
Have a nice day
Chris xx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Christine glad you enjoyed your day out. This is a nice die design for the topper. Hope this weather changes as I'm travelling to mums on Tuesday then down to the Kent coast for a weeks r and r. Think I'll be taking a lot of crafty stuff with me. xx

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card & glad you enjoyed your day at the NEC.


lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Great card. Look like you are all having fun at the NEC.

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Christine
You seem to have woken everyone up to Lene Lok, the Dies with your pictures are everywhere, beautiful!
Well done to charity winner!
Glad Birmingham was good ( without the White stuff) and you met your friends!
Love Marg

nattyboots said...

Loving your card , great to meet up with friends Christine .
Well done to the lucky winner .
Elaine H X

Ann said...

Hi Christine

So pleased that you enjoyed your trip to the NEC

Sorry about the "Cold" weather it's freezing

Lovely card liking the stitched edges look really good.

Take good care and keep warm Bella and the cats need some little thermal boots for their paws

Hugs Annxx

Littlelamb said...

A lovely card Christine. Thank you for sharing this. Congratulations to the winner. Glad you enjoyed the NEC. Very cold here. Friday was warm and thought Spring had come at last but different now.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, Great that you caught up with your friends, a lovely piccie.
A gorgeous card.
Keep warm.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

karenlotty said...

Gorgeous card and a lovely photo of you all at NEC

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