Thursday 10 May 2012

Sweet Dreams

Good evening everyone.

I can't believe how quickly this week has flown by....nearly Friday!!!

My mum asked me to make a birthday card for her Aunt....who is also known affectionately to family members as 'Nanna Choc'....she has been given this nickname because whenever anyone visits, no-one ever leaves without a handful of chocolatey goodies.

This is the card I made....

I have tried to keep the design fairly simple as I thought the papers were busy enough.

The image is a Penny Black stamp called Sweet Slumber and coloured using Promarkers. The papers are from BasicGrey ~ Bittersweet. I love these papers and have managed to work my way through two of these paper pads. The border punch is another of my favourites from Martha Stewart. I've finished off using a computer generated sentiment, pearls from The Hobby House, some Glossy Accents to the chocolates and a little Stickles to the tag.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:~

The Paper Shelter Challenge ~ # 63 ~ Anything Goes
Stampavie And More Challenge ~ # 167 ~ Monochrome
A & T Challenge Blog ~ # 23 ~ Anything Goes
2 Sisters Challenge Blog ~ # 90 ~ Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by.

Have a lovely evening.


cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous,Hun,love the image and those papers,are just so beautiful,hugs Cherylxxxx

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card Debbie, lovely image. Debs xx

Lisa Jane said...

ooh this is too cute .. i love the papers and the punched borders
Lisa x

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous Debbie, love the cute image and fab papers.
Wendy xx

Jayne A said...

Gorgeous card.


catherine said...

fantastic card Debbie and lovely colours. the image is fantastic and I'm sure is going to be well appreciated
x catherine

polkadotpeticoat said...

I love the little mouse.....sweet!

Helen said...

That is just sooo sweet Debbie xx

downrightcrafty said...

oh totally delish meaning the little mouse in with all those choccies, but love the papers too and great layout
hugs Kate x

Jo said...

Lovely card, fab that little mouse!
Hugs Jo x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

How adorable Debbie bet your mum's aunt was delighted. Cute image and lovely papers x

Anonymous said...

Aww, this is gorgeous Debbie! Love the image - so cute!!

coops said...

stunning card debbie.gorgeous colours and design and i love the image :D

xx coops xx

Fabiola said...

trop jolie ta carte, j'adore, elle est super chou, félicitation pour cette nouvelle DT de chococafé!!!! biz

xxxtglxxx said...

Aww, nanna choc!! :) What a sweet name, and a really lovely card Debbie.

I think i would be known as 'Aunty Craft Stash'... as all my nieces and family leave with tons of old stash I need to clear out to make way for the sparkly new stuff!! lol :D

Valchen said...

So lovely! Thanks for joining us this week at 2 Sisters Challenge!



Hazel said...

Hi debbie

this is a beautiful card and I love the basic grey "bittersweet" papers - you can get them on the basic grey digi shop if you want them then you can print them as big or as small as you want!

Thanks for popping by to see me.

Toodley Pip

Hazel xx

Jules said...

Hi Debbie

Love your card. Great papers and layout and such a cute image.

Must admit it would be quite scary to open up a box of chocolates and find a mouse asleep in there though LOL!!!

Hope you are having a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Sue B said...

Aww what a cute image Debbie - the little mouse is adorable and looks very comfy! :-) The papers are really scrummy and I love the layout and delish border!
Nanna Choc sounds wonderful and I bet she loves her card!
Hope you have a lovely Sunday
Big Hugs
Sue xx

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