Saturday, 24 July 2010

Special Saturday

What a fabulous treat.  My wonderful and crazy friend Jen from Edinburgh is in Manchester for the weekend and I got to go for dinner with her and her lovely friend Richard. 

I also got to eat great food - gnocchi with steak and tomato sauce.  It was delicious.

What else have I done today ... crafting of course.  This first card was inspired by challenges at:
Daring Cardmakers - layer it up (you can see the detail of the layers in the picture below)
Allsorts Challenge - a card for a baby or child 

This second card was inspired by the challenge at:
2 Sketches 4 You - Kazan's Sketch 57
I love the pink and the black together - very striking.
Just one more and this was inspired by the challenge at:
Get Sketchy - Sketch #48
I love this sketch so much I made 3 cards!  The paper is also some of my favourite.  I'd almost run out of my stash of Quite Contrary from My Mind's Eye, so was ever so happy to receive a mini paper pad on the front of a magazine.
Now I'd better finish my packing as I'm of to CHA in Chicago very early tomorrow morning.  I know I've said it before but I really do love my job.


Ania - nutka1911 said...

Beautiful Cards!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Wow, what pretty cards and the pics with your friends look like you had fun and delicious food!!! Hmmm, getting hungry now, almost lunch time here, hi hi! Your last posted card is my favorite, those papers are indeed amazing and the card doesn't need more than what you did, it's perfect!

Love, Wendy

scotspanda said...

all your cards are gorgeous but I especially love the one you made for my challenge! So cute the image is just adorable :o)

thanks for joining in the fun at allsorts this week


Amanda xx

lyzzydee said...

Beautiful cards Ginge, and that Scottish bird looks pretty good as well!!!

Lynda said...

Beautiful layered acrd - thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

Lynda xxx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card love the frame idea perfect for this weeks baby/child challenge......

thanks for joining us at Allsorts

Emma xxx

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