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Monday, 24 September 2012

It's my Party

Hi friends.
As I mentioned last week I was at the funeral of my friends mum only to be told when I got home that another friend sadly lost her mum. Well that funeral was today. It was such a beautiful service and  I don't know how anyone can keep composed enough to give a eulogy but she did and how proud I am of her. It was in difficult circumstances but it was so lovely to get together with three close friends. We have been together through marriages, divorces, births and I guess the rites of passage inevitably sees us together at funerals. 

As I do when I am feeling emotional - I make a card. It is LOTV's It's my party. So love this image.


I used this image when it was my step daughters birthday last year because this is so Kayleigh.
It never took very much to get in a strop. Thankfully it didn't take much to get her out of one either. 


Will somebody slap me and tell me "you have more crafty bits in your stash - you don't always have to use that butterfly"!!! Would be difficult though cos I love it. 


Just for a change I am going to list items used at the end of the post. 


Craftwork cards - card blank
LOTV - It's my Party
Coloured with - Copic Markers, Pro Markers and Flexi markers
Nitwit collections - backing papers
Memory box - Butterfly on ribbon - available from many on line stores
Tim Holtz - Butterflight border - bought at local craft shop
WOC - Flowers
The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop - Princess metal embellishment.
Thank you for stopping by. I am now going to view your wonderful blogs and make a comment or two. See you soon.



34 comments:

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card Sharon. I love the image and of course your butterfly and bow!

Hugs Sarahxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Sharon. That is such a great image and I love the papers and embellishments - especially the butterfly so I can see why you like to use it so much.
hugs Sue

Pat K said...

Fabulous card Sharon. Love that image and the black, white and pink are gorgeous. I can see why you use that butterfly...it's beautiful. hugs, Pat K.x

PaperDaisies said...

Another gorgeous card. Love that black, white, pink combo. And of course love the butterfly. Hugs Nina

Elise said...

Sharon, this is a gorgeous card! Love the colors and don't stop using that butterfly .. lol! I love it! :)

Hugs,
Elise

Penny said...

Sharon, another beauty! Love the image--she looks so bratty! LOL! Great design and embellies--and I love the butterfly, too! ;^)
Hugs, Penny

Suzanne B aka brookfies said...

Hello Sharon, thank you for sharing your card with us at the Craft Room "childhood memories" challenge...your card is a delight and your attention to detail is fab! Suzanne :)

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Sharon, What a lovely card, this must have cheered you as it cheers us looking at it. Love that ribbon bow! and the image is fab! I got that die I asked you about by the way! Cannot wait for it to arrive! Judy x

Anne-Elise said...

So sorry to hear about your sad news... I'll send you big hugs! Your card is just gorgeous! Love the butterflies too! Keep using it!

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous, cute card.
luv
Debby

Desire Fourie said...

Sharon this is so beautifully designed. Loving your creative style. Wishing you a fab Tuesday.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Gorgeous card, love the bow and butterfly element!
Thanks for sharing with us at Craft-Room Childhood memories challenge.
Good luck, hope to see you again;-))m

Rica said...

This is one of my favourite LOTV images, your colours and colouring are stunning and your details are beautiful - especially the little crown for the little 'princess'!!

hugs
Heather xx

thecraftycavalier said...

Ahh, this is one of my favourite images! I love the colours you've used and the layout is fab. Ain't nothing wrong with adding a butterfly - I have a dragonfly addiction! Gorgeous card hun! So sorry to hear of the sad losses you and your friends have had. Big hugs to all. Thank you for joining us over at Lili's Little Fairies, hugs, Jayne xx

Chris x said...


Hope you feel a little less sad Sharon.
This is such a sweet card.
I think your colouring is wonderful.
And the design is lovely too.
Hugs
Chris x

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Sharon! Love this image - I've had her for ages and still not got round to using her, I really must get her coloured! Love all your pretty details and lovely colours too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous fantastic colours, gorgeous work sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Sharon.
Sue x

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sharon...So sorry to hear your sad news, sending you a big hug.
Thanks for your good luck wishes.
Wendy xx

Pami said...

Hi Sharon, this is one of my favourite LOTV images! Love your card and the colours are fab too. Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck with the challenge! Pami x

Mau xx said...

This is totally adorable, Such a great image and love your colours and detail.
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT
Hugs Mau xx

Crafteezee said...

Sorry to hear your sad news.
Love your LOTV card and the pink and black combo is fab. Big Hugs to you
Tracy x

Love crafts forever said...

OMG!!!! So beautiful!!! I love the way you colored image, in such a soft Pink. Thank you so much for playing with us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
Hugs Nataliya

Joan Macdonald said...

Fabulous card i just love everything about it.

Joan x

Craftyanny said...

Fabulous card, she's one of my favourite Mo images and you've sure did her proud.
Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts, good luck.
Anne x

Janine said...

Hi Sharon. So sorry to read about your friend's mums. Thanks so much for your lovely comment.
Great card I know someone with an attitude like that too lol.
Hugs, Janine xx

Molecraft said...

A fab image, such attitude, love it!
Helen x

Maria said...

Ah, now this reminds me of my daughter a few years ago, lol! A beautiful card, I love how you've coloured her dress, and that butterfly IS gorgeous! Thanks for joining in with our Childhood Memories' theme over at the Craft-Room Challenge.

Maria x

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Sharon,
Thanks for playing in our Ribbon & Roses Challenge this week at Card Crafters Circle. Love all your pretty flowers and the card colour combination, wonderful card!!!
Hugs Trish

Claire Newcombe said...

Thank you for playing with us at Whoopsie Daisy, 'Things with Wings' this week.
Those butterfuly dies are beautiful

Claire x

angelwhispers said...

Sharon this is just wonderful such a gorgeous image and love the colours and detail!! You can never use the butterfly too much its just perfect on any card! Have a wonderful weekend Love Chanelle xxx

Lori Comeau said...

This is such a beautiful card.
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Zoe Sanderson said...

So much sadness and so many memories, I'm sure your Step Daughter loved her card though. thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

Evelina Wikberg said...

LOVE THAT! Such a cool image and love how you have put this together. just Fab!! Enjoy your sunday and thanks for joining us over at Squiggle Stamps. Hugs Eva xx.

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