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A special card for my special boy…

22 Mar

My little baby is turning 6 soon and with school holidays fast approaching I thought I better make his card so he will not see it. I can’t believe how quick the last 6 years have gone just feels like yesterday that I was holding him for the first time now he is a big cheeky monster that runs around the house at a million miles an hour!

I came across a challenge blog the other day called Just Christmas and Birthday Cards. I think the name is pretty self explanative. I have used their current sketch for the base of Robbie’s card. I will also be entering this card in Stamp Something current challenge – Distressing.


I have used the Sir Dunstan stamp from High Hopes as when Robbie saw this stamp a few months ago he begged me to make his birthday card using this stamp. I have had fun colouring the image using my watercolour pencils. Paper is from Cosmo Cricket and the cardstock is all Stampin Up. Of course I have also distressed my edges. A fairly simple card lets hope he likes it!

I better dash still got a few things to do.

Until next time xoxo


Friday Sketchers #87

31 Jan

I can not believe it is Sunday already, this week has flown by. I have been busy with the kids and also running around that I have not really had the chance to play with my stamps this week. So today with nothing on and it being hot again I decided to hibernate for the morning and play with my stamp from High Hopes.

So after sifting through all my favorite challenge sites this morning Friday Sketchers appealed the most today.



As you can see the image is quite big this is why the sketch appealed to me as I thought it suited it well. I think I will get quite a bit of use out of this stamp. I used my watercolour pencils again (getting happier with the result each time I use them), cardstock is Stampin Up, So Saffron & Really Rust and the patterned paper is from kaisercraft. The stamp is called T. Sir Dustin which as I mentioned is by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

I am really happy with the way this card has turned out for once it did turn out how I imagined!

Elizabeth starts back at school tomorrow (insert cheer!) and Robbie starts his school life on Thursday so I should have more time on my hands again and will be able to get back to making more cards and participating in more challenges.

Anyhow if you are a Melbourne mum I hope if you have little ones off to school this week and that you can sit down and have a cuppa and enjoy 10 minutes silence!


I will hopefully be back in a few days.


Until next time xoxo