Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Nestibilities Stars and a Quickutz Corner

Hello I'm back!
Last week went very quickly, all busy,busy,busy but I have made three cards to show you, two birthday cards for friends of friends and a Mothers Day card for one of my neighbour's daughters.

I am posting the first of the birthday cards today, with a 'taster' of the other cards to be posted tomorrow and Thursday.

After that I should be back on track with my blog and able to post more often .

This card is for my friend Ronnie's husband, Peter, who will be 75 on the 3rd March.

I have used various papers from my stash along with my new sewing machine! I love sewing as long as it's in a straight line and does not go on for too long cos I go into 'wobble' mode!

The Stamp is from the Hanglar range and I thought it was an ideal opportunity to use my Nestabilities Stars!

Male cards are always difficult to think up a design for but I really enjoyed making this card.

I coloured the 'young man' with Copic markers and Polychromos Pencils. I have co-ordinated the inside of my card to match and  I've made a box.... job done .... I hope Pete will like it

   I have included a couple of taster pictures of the two other cards I have made, so if you can, have a look tomorrow and Thursday when I post them 'proper' lol.

  I hope your week is going well and look forward  to seeing you again soon

Thanks for looking today x

BTW I like using Little Claire's stamps and  Mary  is on the design team for them .... have a look at her lovely blog ( hugs to Dougal, Mary !)

Eileen x


  1. oo you are a tease there Eileen keeping us in suspenders.. ha! I'll be back! and do love the little boy card..
    love Shaz in Oz.x

  2. Well done - looks like you mastered the sewing machine! I was so useless at sewing, it always cockles up on me! I've been playing with distress inks today, but nothing spectacular has emerged yet - perhaps I'll try again after the funeral.

  3. Such a striking guy card Eileen, the papers and strength of colour are just perfect. It makes me want to get upstairs and having a go myself!

    Keryn x

  4. That's a winner for sure!
    Hugs, Sandra

  5. Hi Eileen, Love the card, all the stitching (must have a go at that),fab colour scheme and a great image. Thanks for the link. Dougal says Hi too, Mary x

  6. Hi Eileen, brilliant card, perfect for a young man, wish I could stitch like that:0) Thanks for the shout out on your recent blog you are very generous:0) xxx


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