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Sunday, 18 August 2013

A couple of cards and Eden project

Hi all, hope you all are well. I have been busy entertaining as my mum who came down from Slough and middle son come up from Plymouth for a visit and catch up so craft room became bed room.
Anyway these are two cards I made on the day before they came but not had a chance to blog.



Used my distress markers to colour in the stamp from Stampin Up 'you are loved' set. Labels 8 nesties and Stampin up embosslits 'beautiful wings' die. Used the Couture Creations 'bouquet' embossing folder on card from stash and added some pearls to the wings.



Stamped cupcake in different memento dewdrop inks in a row and stamped greeting below. I was naughty and cut the greeting and cake apart so could be more versatile and then stamped my own background. Added ribbon and gems from stash.



We all went to the Eden Project on the Friday and though it started off misty and wet the sun soon came out and had a lovely day.



It was so warm in the tropical Biomes that we were melting but a amazing array of plants and so many butterflies.



And can you spot the lizard?



And the flowers were absolutely gorgeous.

14 comments:

  1. sounds like you are having a wonderful family time, love your cards
    Tilly

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  2. Kay two beautiful cards, sounds like you have been busy with your family. Gorgeous photos of the Eden Centre have not been there for years. Love Alison xx

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  3. Gorgeous cards Kay, I love the designs and fabulous colours.
    Beautiful photos, looks like a fabulous place to visit.
    Sue xx

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  4. both beautiful cards and beautiful photos
    Carol x

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  5. two gorgeous cards Kay....great designs, and Ilove the colours on the heart stamp.

    Eden project looks like an interesting place for a visit xx

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  6. Two beautiful cards,
    The Eden project is on my wish list as a place I want to go, just got to drag hubby down there.
    Margaret

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  7. Lovely cards and photographs. I would love to go to the Eden Project :o)
    Jackie xx

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  8. Fabulous cards and wonderful photos we used to live half a mile from the in 2003! take care Ginny x

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  9. wow lovely cards kay and super photos ... you nearly made me go blind ... !!! ... I was looking for the lizard amongst the flowers in the last photo ... oooo silly me lol ... thank you so much for visiting my blog ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  10. Hi Kay, Thanks for calling, always love to see you xx
    Great cards, love that pretty heart.
    your day out looks wonderful! I saw the sneaky lizard :)) Its looks like a fab place, I keep promising myself a visit.
    Huge Hugs
    Mau xx

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  11. Beautiful cards Kay, glad you had a great time.
    Hope you have a lovely day.
    Hugs Teresa x

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  12. Lovely cards Kay and I think it was a good move to cut the greeting from the cupcake design, those cupcakes will work for numerous things. Great photos of the Eden project too... looks very green and lush.

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  13. ooh Kay the cards are lovely, and thanks for sharing the photo's of the Eden project x carol

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  14. Wow gorgeous cards Kay!! i would love to visit there the pics are fab!

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