Last week I had a birthday (60+++.... :D) and count myself so lucky to have some extremely talented crafting friends so my lounge was beautifully decorated by awesome creations for a week. Before I put my gorgeous cards in my box of treasures to be taken out and lovingly stroked every so often yesterday I got round to taking photos and share them now with you all. I've added the blog links where possible and you would find some fab inspiration on each one!
Here we go in no particular order.........
Blogger seems to be playing up for Julie Ann's link. I do hope it works because her blog is very special!!!
Not only did I get the gorgeous card but she also sent me one of her fabulous peg dolls. Isn't she wonderful and I need to choose a name ;D!
Hazel also decorated the envelope with the same fab seed pod image but I forgot to take a pic :-(
I can't find a link anywhere for Chris's blog but if you are looking Chris, DM me the link & I'll edit this post ;-)
The final 3 are from my lovely longstanding crafting buddies who I met over the internet through our mutual love of Chocolate Baroque stamps (way back in the days when they were Elusive Images). What an amazing 'match maker' the internet and crafting can be as every single card in this post comes from someone I have 'met' this way and gone on to meet many in real life. They are all amazingly supportive through thick and thin and I'm very grateful for their friendship.
Jo's interests have taken a different route (for the moment) but she still made me a stunning card!
and last but most definitely not least
I so appreciate all the time and effort my friends put into making these little works of art and they will always be treasured by me.
Finally, for those of you who don't already know last Friday, after being very ill for some months after breaking her hip last November, my lovely Mum passed away.
26.7.28 - 8.5.15
Rest easy now Mum.
This is the card I have made to take to the nursing home to thank them for their care and kindness to Mum, my brothers and myself during the short time she stayed with them.
See you all again soon when hopefully normal blogging will resume. Enjoy the rest of your day!