Monday, 9 August 2010

my mum is 80

hello bloggers, happy monday to you all.
the weather here is still lovely and sunny so i sat in the garden and coloured this joanna sheen image to go on my mum's 80th birthday card. notice there is no big 8 0 on the card, she would not appreciate that! lol

i think she will also tell me off about tearing pages from a book, i was always taught to respect books so 'sorry mum' cor i came close to saying 'it wasn't me' then and letting my brother take the blame.....again! lol some things never change.

i love this easel shapped card and its so easy to make.

i've stamped mum with Dimentions Fourth alphabet stamps, i really must go back on that site and see if anything catches my eye, they are great stamps.

(oops sorry about the side view)
the tiny poppy heads were picked from my garden yesterday, i have no idea why they were so tiny but they are perfect for cards so i hope i can grow them again next year.

i've used Tim Holtz tea die distress ink on the book pages and the nellie frame but i'm sure my dear old mum will just think i've smudged it.....she is not a crafter!

i'm think she is going to like this card though. thats one down but i had better get on and make the 'nan' cards now from my son's.

thanks for stopping by.

crafty hugs, suzanne x


  1. Hi Suzanne
    Wow wow wow what a beautiful card, I am sure your mother will love it have a nice day Margaret

  2. Hi Suzanne,Oh this is a gorgeous card for your you can't believe she is 80....hope she enjoys a very special

  3. Beautiful card Suzanne. Love the poppies and the 'mum' cut out is fabulous. Gorgeous arrangement too.



    p.s. hope you are keeping well.

  4. fantastic card suzanne,gorgeous image and love the old book pages used to do the wording.really like how you have placed the real poppy heads in the ribbon.fabulous.

    xx coops xx

  5. Stunning, but I've already told you that. Good to see you back in blogland. Hugs Sarah x