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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Love is......a good book!

Hi crafty bloggers.....hope you're all well!
It's a beautiful day here on the Yorkshire Coast, we have brilliant blue skies
but it's oh, so cold and best of all I have a line full of washing......simple
 pleasures lol! Anyway, I'm here to share a 'just because' card....I love this
image, my daughter can often be found reading in this very same pose!
I used image no 24 from Oddball Art & coloured her with my Copics.
The gorgeous glittery papers are called Kiss & Tell from Trimcraft & I 
finished with various butterflies (punched & diecut) and some
diecuts & embellishments from my stash! I decorated the inside too
although I forgot to take a pic so you'll just have to take my word for 
it lol. Rightio, off to play a bit more......I love half term!!
Thanks for calling......see you soon!
challenges I'd like to enter
love (love reading!) at Oddball Stamps
love is in the air (love reading!)at In the Pink
anything goes at Sister Act
lots of embellishments at Di's Digi's
anything goes at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
butterflies at Pile It On
for the girls at Bunny Zoe's
lots of embellies at Through the Purple Haze
bingo (punches, glitter, blooms) at Papertake Weekly


  1. Jo this is just so pretty. Loving the touches of black.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  2. WOW Jo I love this! Great card , as are your other recent makes I seem to have missed. Judy x

  3. Awe Jo, this is gorgeous. I love it all especially the papers and the black makes all the other colours pop. Hugs, Shona xx

  4. This is beautiful Jo - really beautiful. Love the flowers, doily and black and the cute image - Michelle x

  5. Wonderful job. Love the details. The image is so cute. Great colors by the way. The flowers and butterflies...wowee...gorgeous! Thanks for playing our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.

    Leanne DT
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

  6. Hi Jo gorgeous card love the image and design
    Oh my goodness I have just seen the pic you have of Rebecca I can't believe how grown up she is now makes me feel really old lol saying that Amy is 23 this year yikes!!!!!
    Hope you're all well
    J xx

  7. Aww this is really sweet Jo… she's a cutie and you've coloured her beautifully! Love the scrummy papers and embellies… it's a wonderful girly card! :-)
    Hope you have a lovely evening!
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

  8. Gorgeous card, Jo! I love all the butterflies and flowers and the image is so adorable!

  9. This is fabulous Jo. Love the cute image. The papers are scrummy as are the embellishments.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  10. Gorgeous Jo, so pretty !!

    hugs Diane xx

  11. Forgot to say we also have a fab sunny cold day here !! Mind you i didn't put my washing out :(

  12. Love the fab image and great

  13. This is beautiful Jo. such a gorgeous image and pretty design.

  14. Absolutely it love it love it.

    Fiona DT

  15. I just want to have that heart die cut so badly!!! I love that you did it in black as well. The pops of black really bring out the pink. Great card. Thank you for joining Through the Purple Haze this week. DT - Faith

  16. Such a pretty make Jo, gorgeous colours and embellishments. Carol x

  17. A stunning card Jo, love that sweet image, all your beautiful embellishments and great design.

    Patricia x

  18. This is gorgeous Jo, such a sweet image and I love all your pretty detailing.
    hugs Sue xx

  19. So pretty, a gorgeous design, xxx

  20. I have that paper pad but ever managed to make as sweet a card as YOU did!
    Thanks for playing along with us at In The Pink! xx

  21. A really lovely card Jo, such a sweet image, beautifully coloured and pretty details too.

  22. A really gorgeous card Jo love the image and all the beautiful elements, hope you are ok Hun.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  23. Beautiful creation and gorgeous colours

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  24. What a lovely card Thank you for joining us at Pile It On this time. We hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

  25. This is so cute and beautiful Jo. Glad you got your washing out to dry, it smells so much nicer dried in the fresh air.

  26. so gorgeous jo.really pretty image and i love your colours with the pop of black :D

    xx coops xx

  27. A beautiful card Jo and such lovely colours and embellishments
    x catherine

  28. Lovely card, great image. thanks for joining in at TTPHC. Hugs Jo x dt

  29. Absolutely gorgeous card!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digis!


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