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London, Battersea, United Kingdom
I have been blogging since 2010. I have been married for 27 years and have three children,aged 28, 26, and 21. I have been blessed with Three Gorgeous Grandchildren. I love making my own cards, but dabble in cake making & crochet too. I am a create and craft member. I enjoy going to Alexander Palace twice a year with my mum. I live in Battersea and have grown up here, although me and hubby's dream is to one day live in Spain.....

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

60th Birthday Card

Happy New Year to you & thanks for stopping by my blog today x

Have you made any new year's resolutions?????

I have decided to loose a little weight .... need to tone up my belly after the few operations I have had! & I want to learn to drive. I have not been behind a wheel since I was 17, took my test & failed. Now I would like to drive an automatic.


The weather needs to go & do one now!!!! It has not stopped raining and forget about an umbrella if you venture out, it's way too windy and you end up having a battle with it to keep it where you want it, lol.

Tomorrow my hubby returns to work & it's time for me to take down my tree and clean. All ready for me to return to work on Monday. I want to have a lazy day to myself on Friday & watch Create & Craft & blog.

Today I have a 60th birthday card to share with you. It was a commissioned one. I do enjoy making these, I find it an enjoyable challenge.

Bookatrix

Close up of flower 

Close up of sentiment 

What I Used:- (where I can remember, I forgot to write notes)!

Card stock :- Odd pieces I had in my stash.
Spellbinders Nestabilities :- Scalloped Circles & Standard circles.
Corners & Swirls :- Marianne design creaTables.
Ribbon :- Purchased from a shop called 'Tiger' on a reel for £1.
Pearls :- Meiflower.
Large diamonte  gems :- WOC.
Small punched flowers :- bought ages ago in a large pack from the £1 shop.
Promarkers :- used to colour image.
Distress ink.

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, enjoy your last days of freedom x

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  2. Just beautiful & a gorgeous colour too! Happy New Year....hope it's a good one for you....my diet starts on Monday, thought there's no point while the kids are still off.....there's too much chocolate around!
    hugs Jo x

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  3. Hi, Thanks for joining my blog and i hope you enjoy. This is a lovely creation. I see you would like to come and live in Spain, I dont blame you, we love it. xxxx Happy New year, xxxxx

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  4. Happy New Year hun! I hope the year 2014 will bring nothing but joy and happiness to you! :)

    Good luck with getting behind the wheel. I hope you will learn to drive.

    Your card is very beautiful. Beautiful colours and I really like that flower too. Fab work! Hugs! xx

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  5. The only resolution I have made so far, Sally, is to get the Christmas tree down by tomorrow! Fortunately it comes down faster than it went up!

    I love the wonderful book shape of your beautiful 60th birthday card! What lovely work!

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  6. Happy New Year Sally.
    Your card is gorgeous. I love the design and beautiful colours.
    Sue xx

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  7. So beautiful...
    Wishing you a Happy New Year.
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  8. This is gorgeous,love the fab design.xxx

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  9. This is a gorgeous card Sally, fabulous design.
    I hope you enjoy your day on Friday.
    Pauline
    x

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  10. This is just stunning love everything about it!!!
    Blessed creative 2014 to you!
    Hugs from Africa

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  11. Oh wow this is so beautiful and perfect for a 60th birthday. Love the mauve colouring.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  12. Beautiful card Sally. Happy New year to you.

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  13. Love the book a trix card Sally, not made one of these for ages...love it...and good luck with the weight loss, you will feel better.xx

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  14. This is so pretty Sally. I wish I could lose some weight but I don't suppose I will do anything about it this year either.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    Xxxx

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  15. Such a gorgeous bookatrix Sally, love the colours and the design, I'm wishing you and your family all the best for 2014!

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  16. Beautiful Bookatrix card hunni...

    Happy New Year to you all!
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  17. This is SO BEAUTIFUL! Love the colors!

    Sending Warm Hugs,
    Elise

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  18. A lovely card and design.

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  19. Beautiful card Sally and such a pretty design with beautiful detail :) Donna ♥ x

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  20. Sehr, sehr schöne Karte!
    Liebe Grüße
    Diana

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  21. Hi Sally this is simply beautiful love the card shape and colours also that wonderful flower, super, super card.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  22. This is gorgeouw. Love the colours and the pretty design. Love this die that sits like a book!

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