Monday, 14 March 2011

A month of birthdays

We have a lot of birthdays in our extended family this month........they began last week with OH's birthday.....and this weekend we enjoyed a lovely meal with friends to celebrate.......though as we had it at home......it did require doing quite a bit of housework first!!
Next one is SIL........and as we often meet up at Costa for a coffee and a natter when shopping in town......a shopping Tilda seemed very apt. 
I used the lovely Friday Sketchers sketch.......all the papers are MME Hattie papers......such gorgeous colours.......added a variety of flowers - fabric ones, a brad one and coloured a plain one with the same copic as her bag........a piece of lace, some gems and pearls, and a birthday sticker to finish.
'Anything goes' for Simon Says.....Creative Corner want 'fabric'.......Totally Gorjuss want 'pearls and lace'......Paperminutes want 'women at work' [slightly tongue in cheek with this one!!].........Southern Girls want 'flowers' and Shabby Tearoom want 'celebration'
And I was delighted to see one of my cards published in Cardmaking and Papercrafts!!!!!

29 comments:

Maria Ontiveros said...

Congrats on the publication! Well deserved! Your cards are such terrific gifts in themselves.
Rinda

Jane said...

congrats!

Kathyk said...

WELL DONE on being featured Jacky. Your card is lovely too

Kathyk

Sian said...

Oh, congratualtions Jacky! It looks so beautiful in print (along with your name!)

Kristin said...

Great job on being featured and your card is really adorable! I love the patterns and the image is wonderful. Thanks for playing in our Fabulous Fabric challenge at the OCC!

Scrappi Sandi said...

WooHoo! Congrats on the well deserved recognition!!! I'm in catch up mode & have to say I love the Dining Table LO!! Just perfect!! Many Happy returnes to all applicable!!!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card! Thank you so much for joining us this week at The Shabby Tea Room!

Hugs...
Melissa
TSTR DT

P.S. Congrats on being published! :)

Dora said...

This is lovely Jacky, I love the soft colours you used and those pearls are really pretty. ... congrats on being published, well done xx

Denise said...

Wow - well done you and very well deserved too.I love your dining table layout too xx

pinky said...

Wow congratulations on making it to print Jacky, the first of many I am sure!! Love your card, perfect for the sil by the sounds of it. My busy birthday month is APRIL. Too many to count!!

Heather said...

wow Jacky! congrats on getting printed!! love your cards xx

Kat said...

Great card Jacky. Love that Tilda and the colour combo you've used. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Congrats on having your card published.

Kat x

Karen said...

Congratulations on the publication--so well-deserved! Love Tilda and those new Stella & Rose papers are wonderful. I have three of the pads and am waiting for Hattie to arrive!

Ginger said...

I love your colour combo here and that's a cute stamp! Congrats on the publication, that truly is a beautiful vintage card... who makes that stamp (the women)? Me thinks it would look fabbie on our She Art backgrounds :)

Kathy said...

Wow this is just beautiful! :)

So happy you submitted this to The Simon Says Challenge Blog.

Tracy said...

Congratulations on being published. Gorgeous card, love the colours.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Such a beautiful card!
Congratulations on being published!
hugs
kim x

alexa said...

Sending many congratulations! Wish I could make you a card as nice as you make for others :).

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Congrats on being published! That must be a wonderful feeling. Your card is adorable - love the beautiful colors! Terrific job on the fabric challenge. So happy you joined in the fun with us this week at Our Creative Corner.

Amy said...

And more congratulations from me as well Jacky - it must be so exciting to see your cards in print!

Kristel said...

That is a beautiful card Jacky! And congratulations!
Hugs Kristel

humel said...

Congratulations on your publication! Good for you :-)

It's November and December that are mad busy with birthdays for my family... And with Christmas then too, I end up making a LOT of cards!

Phatelara said...

Beautiful card! Love the colours. :)

Debbie, Crafty Heart

furrypig said...

Huge congrats Jackie I am surprised a magazine hasn't snapped you up as a regular designer as your cards are sooo fab!

Rebecca Ednie said...

Very cute, I love the colours. I hadn't thought to use lace which is funny because i use it all the time! Thanks for playing at the OCC this week.

Deb @ PaperTurtle said...

I'm over here catching up, admiring your cards and loving the colors you're using. And then I get to this post and see that one of your cards was published?!?! That's SO cool, Jacky!!! And well deserved, my dear. Your work is so lovely. Yay for you! :o)

Kristin said...

This card is so sweet! I love how you did the bling. Thanks for playing this week at The Shabby Tea Room!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

I love your layout and the great color combo. Thanks for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner!

Alicia said...

This is so pretty! I love the flowers. Thanks for sharing your talent at Southern Girls and Congrats on your publication!!
Alicia xx