Good Morning Ladies,
Today's card is a 'commissioned' card, I was asked by a wife of one of Paul's colleagues to make a New Baby card for a baby girl but it she didn't want it to be too 'girly'! So no frills, lace or pink!
I decided to go with my last piece of the Mint/soft green coloured Anne Marie dotty card as it's a soft, pretty colour without being girly.
I used a Spellbinders Curved border die to cut the dotty card, the bottom half of the card was Embossed with Sue Wilson's A4 'Rows of Bows' Embossing Folder, I thought the dots on the embossing worked well with the dotty card. I printed the verse out and cut it using the largest of the Spellbinders 'Floral Oval' dies, again I think it's a really pretty die and perfect for this card. As I couldn't add any lace or frills I used a Sue Wilson 'Itty Bitty Bow'.
I layered this up onto a bit more Anne Marie card and then onto a cut to size card base.
I printed an insert to match and made a box to present it in.
I will let you know the verdict. I make cards all the time but as soon as I am asked to design a card I panic for some reason.
Well, I have a bit of an update on the house situation, I emailed our local MP explaining our circumstances, explained that Paul has served his country for 32 years etc. He replied this afternoon, saying that he will talk to the local council and advised me to go to Citizens Advice.
I went online yesterday to check the dates for Farnborough 'Make It' Craft show, it's usually in February, but there was an apology on the site saying that Farnborough Make It show is cancelled this year as the Venue isn't ready for the show, I believe they were going into a newly built Exhibition Hall, it just says they look forward to seeing everyone in February 2019 !
I am really disappointed, it is one of THE Best organised/run craft shows, all stands are easily accessible, parking is easy and close to the Hall and it's very reasonably priced too, I think that there will be a lot of disappointed Crafters and Stall holders too.
Hopefully the winds will have died down today, it was really strong wind when Pat and I went out for coffee and cake yesterday, there well large tree branches blown down in the road, loads of standing water too, the pot holes were horrendous, so deep, I dread to think how much damage driving into one of them would do, Becca did it last year and it cost her a new tyre and a major repair to her wheel too.
We had a lovely afternoon out though, thank you Pat xx
Paul has a half day today, so more organising this afternoon I think, a little packing and maybe a trip to the tip, or two!
I hope you all have a lovely day,
Love and Hugs