Friday, 31 October 2008

1st BIRTHDAY CARD/QUICK CHRISTMAS CARDS

Well i finally managed to make a few cards. I havn't felt very motivated for the last couple of days, down to this cold. Anyway enough of me feeling sorry for myself, i sound more like my husband!! I had been asked to make a first birthday card for my mums friends son. I went back to my favourite high hopes image and coloured him with my favourite pro markers. The paper was from some freebies in a magazine. Flames have been stickled and greetings are a quickutz die.

Like i say havn't felt very motivated, so have done just a couple of quick christmas cards, this is me being a good environmentalist and re-cycling some of last years christmas cards. Just cut them down, re-mounted, addings some glitter highlights , ribbon and there you have it 3 quick cards!









I can hardly believe its Friday again already. I am off to do the halloween trick or treat shortly. Its cold outside and there is rain forecast, i just hope it holds back till we get back. I hope you have all enjoyed your halloween capers whatever they might have been. Personally im not a halloween fan im afraid, i prefer christmas.


So hope you all have lots of nice things planned for the weekend. As for me, some crafting i hope, but i shan't bank on it. Jasmine has a friend sleeping over tonight, and said friend doesn't usually go to sleep very early and is up at the crack of dawn, so ill probably be trying to catch up with some sleep!!
Have a great weekend whatever you decide to do. Hugs to you all Linda x

60 comments:

ink'n'rubba said...

love your first birthday card and the recycled christmas cards look very posh! enjoy your tick-or-treating - fortunately all the neighbours are elderly so we don't get any little horrors banging on the doors these days - if they do the dogs start barking and they run away! hugs, annie x

Allison said...

great cards
AllisonX

All Pink girl said...

Wow so many fabulous cards again xxxstunning images and papers
Dawnxxx
thank you for all the lovely comments you leave for me xxxx

jenny said...

I love your 1st b-day card, great colours and LO. The recycled cards are a fab idea too, they look lovely :) Must remember to keep mine this year!!

Alison said...

Super cards and love your eco friendly ones. Great idea.

Emma said...

All brilliant cards Linda...
Happy to see you have found time to get some crafting done.
Emma x

Lynsey said...

Hi Linda
I love your cards especially the first one that sparkly fire is great!
Hugs Lynsey :)

Jeanette said...

The birthday card is adorable and you've done a fab job on the recycled cards. Hopefully you'll feel more like yourself soon! Hugs Jeanette

Sue said...

These are all beautiful cards linda, i especially love the first birthday card that is brilliant and well done on recycling your old xmas cards...my mam does that too,yours all look beautiful:)

have a fabby weekend darl:)

sue
xx

Elaine said...

Fab cards Linda... what great ones you ve made recycling too :)

Elaine x

Debbie said...

I have only been away for a couple of days... and you have made some beautiful cards Linda. Sorry to hear you have been feeling a bit under the weather...hope your feeling better soon.
{{Hugs))Debbie x

Diane.W. said...

Great cards,have a great weekend :o)x

gina said...

the christmas cards are gorgeous, so is the cute one at the top :) have a good weekend Linda, hope you get some sleep tonight
Gina xxx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

So soz you have been feeling poorly, hope your better now! Lovely cards, I especially love the robin, really Christmassy. Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog. It would be great if we cld email each other. If you want, you can email me on thegreenies@tinyworld.co.uk. Have a great weekend, hugs Heidi xxx

Emma said...

I can't believe you have made these 'quickly'...they are gorgeous! I really hope you get over this cold soon. Its seems to have dragged on. Hugs Em.x

CraftyC said...

Hello Linda,
Have fun trick or treating, i went with the kids last year, so hubby came home early and took them out for an hour. Came back with a bag of E Numbers so they'll probably be hyper for the rest of the night. Lovely cards, especially Jimi's,
Clairex

fairymadjo said...

hi hun, wow you ave been soo busy, i hope you feel alot better soon.your cards are amazing hun, huggs jo x

Natalie said...

Gorgeous cards. The Christmas ones are very elegant. x

mariaadams said...

Beautiful cards,and the re-cycled ones are fab! You've made them look totally original. Hope you enjoyed trick or treating. The postie didn't bring you a little treat today, did he?!
Hugs, Maria xx

Jill said...

love the HH card, fantastic colouring and those xmas cards are fab, hope your feeling better soon my friend take care and hugs Jill x

Donna said...

Cracking little batch of cards Linda, I love the little Christmas house and scene. Hope you feel better soon :) Donna x

Chrissy said...

They are beautiful :D

Andrea, said...

Beautiful cards Linda, I especially love the robin, a gorgeous image and the embossing is a perfect compliment

Donalda's Blog said...

Wow girl you have been busy looks like. Your cards are just beautiful dear. You done a beautiful job on them

Christine Riley said...

Wow, all of these are just fabulous! I love them all, I couldn't pick a favorite :) TFS!
Hugs, Christine :)

Simone P. said...

Love them all..I want that winter Christmas house card and stamp! The cards are just perfect!

6 wacky women said...

Truly beautiful cards, Linda. I love them all.
Take care
Karen

Maya said...

Oh my,Linda!
I wish i could make such wonderful card,when i`m not feeling very motivated! ;)
I just love the three fast cards you`ve made,such beautys!!
Have a great weekend,
hugs from Maya :)

doris said...

Wunderschön!!

Liebe Grüße
Doris

Jilli said...

Fab 1st birthday card and those recycled Christmas cards look really classy! Gonna remember that one for myself.... I normally cut all mine up to make gift tags but think I'm gonna be very selective this year! Jillix

Maria said...

Your Birthday card is so darn cute. I love the image and the dotted background!

Great job using old Christmas cards. . .such a great idea! Such great images and why not, it's better to use them then to store them or throw them away.

I hope you feel better soon!

Maria

denise said...

Stunning cards you've made there. we didn't get alot of trick or treat last night for some reason,mind you it's not the same anymore.Denise x

Steph said...

I can't believe how many cards you've made! I especially love the robin card- so beautiful and wintery!
ps hoping to post about my craft room in the next week. Was hoping to take photos today but it's too dark so fingers crossed it's a bit sunnier tomorrow x

strawberry fields said...

I love the Robin! Sweet cards. You're very good recycling! I'm about to recycle my birthday cards! Do you have a cuttlebug? I noticed the lovely snow embossed background
Fiona x

Donna said...

Lovely birthday card Linda and fantastic idea to recycle your old christmas cards, wish i hadn't put them in the recycling bin now, i'll be keeping this years though. Have a good weekend. Donna x

nessy said...

wonderful cards linda ~ you have been busy again ~hope your feeling better
vanessa xx
ps still having problems posting on your blog???? very strange

mueppi said...

I love all your cards!!
Hugs Gisela

Claudia Rosa said...

Linda, i love them all..
the bird card defenetly made me look a little longer.
i love the winter feel your cards have
hugs
claudia

Aija said...

Love your "quick" Christmas cards, they are looking so elegant! Especially the bird is so delicated :)
Hugs,
Aija

Mel said...

You have been very busy. Love all the cards but especially the 1st birthday card ~ Mel

Ila said...

Your 1st birthday card is Awesome!! and I love the other cards as well...what a great idea....to remake them.
Hope your feeling better soon!!...Hugs, Ila

Helena said...

Love the birthday card, and you would never know that those were recycled Christmas cards, beautiful!
xxxx

Cazzy said...

Lovely cards dear Linda, I love your snowflakes.

Love to Doodle! said...

These are lovely Linda....the snowflake one is fabby - great idea to reuse other cards...Hope you are feeling better today....xx

Dawn said...

I love these cards - great recycling job!

Bev said...

Linda these are amazing!!! The robin is just exquisite - I've a thing for robins lol.

Hope you're soon over your cold sweetie

hugs Bev x

LOUISE said...

Great re-cycled Christmas cards Linda! Love the Birthday card too. LOuise x
P.S. Congrats on winning some images from Becky!

Maria Matter said...

Your cards are beautiful!!
Very clever!!
Blessings, Maria

bumblebee creations said...

I love what you've done with last years cards!! What an idea!! They are awesome!! Congrats too on winning the blog candy over at Becky's!! : ) I have blog candy up for giving away also, if you'd like to enter-twice lucky??!! : )

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Gosh Linda...your cards are beautiful...I love the robin!
Have a nice Sunday.
Hugs
Carole :-)

cats whiskers said...

Hi Linda love the birthday card, what great colouring. And you are good recycling your christmas cards. I love the robin one, but they are all beautiful
lots of hugs Jacqui x

Ying Pang, said...

your cards are beautiful, and it's glad to see your High Hopes card:-)) By the way, did you send email to me? I don't have your email recently(these couple of weeks). Have you decided?

mar1ene said...

Fab cards!!!
Hope you had a great time at Halloween :)

Hugs, Marlene x

maddy hill said...

Linda thos cards are gorgeous !!!! and the robin one is just breath taking i adore it !

Lainy's Little Blog said...

I love how you have recycled some of your old cards. Great idea - must remember this for next year. I have a little something for you on my blog missus. Hugs, Lainy xx

Tracey said...

Funny I was just looking through old Christmas cards myself to see what bits I could use lol. Fab cards as always Linda :o)

Hope you're feeling much better now.

Hugs
Tracey
x

Pambalf said...

Love all ur cards Linda hope ur cold goes away soon Hugs Pam xx

Kim Piggott said...

Stunning cards!
Just so much inspiration thank you.
hugs
kim x

carolann said...

Superb card I really love the colours
and image you have used WTG xxxx

Matti said...

Lovely cards!

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