Friday, 15 March 2013

You Are So Very Very Special


Yesterday was my dear husband's birthday, so I was up 'til silly o'clock on Wednesday evening beavering away to get his card done ... I seem somehow to have got really behind with everything recently, but despite the late hour when I finished this one (12:45 am, with work the next morning!!) I'm actually pretty pleased with it - here it is.

 
Yet again I have used an adorable LotV bear ... I can't get enough of them! This cute little guy has been in my stash since last year, so I though that despite the awful weather, now was the right time for him to go for a little drive with the top down lol!

 
 Stamps: LotV "Mini Bear"; sentiments from LotV "Everyday "Grungy Messages" set;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: LotV "Nitwits - Petal Fresh" (another purchase from my trip to Farsley!! :-) )
Supplies: Jute ribbon and twine from The Ribbon Girl; wooden heart buttons from my stash;
Tools: large and lacy circle nestabilities; Stephanie Weightman alphabet die set (from Hobbycraft).

 
 Challenges:
Crafty Ribbons #41 - One For The Boys
Crafty Cardmakers #86 - Masculine Birthday Featuring Technology Or A Gadget
Deep Ocean #47 - Cute & Cuddly
I ♥ Promarkers #159 - Ribbons & Bows
ABC - J Is For Just As You Like
 
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

18 comments:

  1. Hi Pauline, super cute card for your hubby's birthday, love everything you've used..it really is extra special. Have a great weekend! Ruby x

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  2. This is just darling! LOVE the texture and layers you've created! Thanks for joining us at CCM! :)

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  3. What a sweet card Pauline! I love the image and that tag is such a nice detail! Hugs, Hanneke

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  4. What a beautiful card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  5. Beautiful card and I love that LOTV bear (too cute).
    Thanks for joining us at CCM this week. Jules :)

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  6. This is such a cute and pretty card Pauline. I really like the Jute ribbon and the cute buttons with twine knots.
    A perfect card for our "One for the boys" challenge at Penny Black and More this month.
    Thank you for joining us and good luck in our prize draw.

    Shirley

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  7. Gorgeous card and the same name as my hubby, he would love this card too. Thanks for playing at crafty ribbons

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  8. Love the fresh colour scheme, and the cute little image. The hessian is a great finishing touch. Thanks for joning us at Crafty Cardmakersvthis time. Cxxx

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  9. The late night session paid off Pauline because it's such a very pretty card.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More this month.

    B x

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  10. This is so sweet, I love the LOTV teddy image and nice colours on your card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers this week and good luck xx

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  11. I think this is a great card, lovely colouring. I'm sure you're hubby loved it. Thanks for playing along with my masculine theme at craft cardmakers challenge this week.

    Rebecca x

    http://mellymoopapercrafting.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. What a cute card, I'm sure your husband greatly appreaciated it. I love the colours you've used and the greeting is lovely.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Feebsy
    xx

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  13. hello.this is a super card, with a fab image, thanks for playing along with us at CR X Carol

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  14. this is so adorable! i love the patterns, colours and jute. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more this month.
    linda

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  15. What a great card! I love your coloring and the layout. Thanks for the inspiration. By the way, I have some blog candy on my blog if you would like to enter:
    http://yolieville.blogspot.com/2013/03/blog-candy.html

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  16. Adorable blues. Sweet sweet image. Thanks for playing with ABC.

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  17. HI Pauline,
    This looks fabulous. I love the image & your colouring is wonderful. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  18. Gorgeous card, love the LOTV stamp and the papers are pretty too.
    Thank you for joining the One for The Boys challenge over at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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Pauline x