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Friday, 29 June 2012

Birthday Truffles



Hope your all ok after the nasty weather yesterday, we were decorating the front room ,doors open and the heavens opened,rain and wind giving it their all. Seen the news, devastation for some.
me I've made this card for my Mum in law, it's for my son Sam to give her,for her 70th Birthday. She loves chocolate, I would say apart from shopping at M&S a very lot , it's her only vice, unlike her daughter in law, ex smoker and wine and G&T lover not to mention stamp addict.

I'm totally adicted to house mouse and friends now, and now have 13 unmounted sets,all purchased this month, yes I know I'm terrible but I can't help it!!!!!
This is from a set called Bearytastic Day. I've coloured with pro and copic markers, it took awhile to get the grey's right on the bear,so the limbs are visable.
The sentiment (isn't it just fab) is from stampasaurus. The striped paper g.c.d studio and the polka dot, do craft peter rabbit collection. The happy birthday ribbon from crabapple crafts. I've printed an insert from the house mouse cd rom.

challenges entered :

crafts 4 eternity : bear necessities
craft your days away : teddy bears
J&C creations : animal antics
stamping for the weekend : show us your style ( cute ,girly with a bit of humour and usually a stamped image )


Just thought I'd show you how I grow my strawberries, bought this planter with plants from QVC about 4 years ago. I'f we are lucky and net against blackbird theft we can usually get a small bowlful for breakfast for about a month or so.

the decorating is finished ....yes...but I've got a banging headache from the gloss paint, I said " We are never decorating again " Bob said "good", ....if only it where true...

have a great day. janex

13 comments:

Cultivate Life in Joy said...

Mr. Bear turned out adorable precious..love his cuteness..and I do love that sentiment..also loving your strawberry planters..got my mouth watering..enjoy..have a great weekend. until next time..enjoy your beautiful 'Heart-Art'

brenda said...

How very cute Jane.

It's been a good strawberry year here, despite the lack of sun and so much rain. I could eat strawberries for England, never tire of them.

B x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Jane. Love the image and colours.
Gorgeous strawberries too - there wouldn't be any left on the plant if they were in my garden!! LOL
Lorraine x

pinky said...

You have coloured him beautifully Jane. I hate decorating too but needs must and its lovely when its all done:) Your strawberry plants are thriving Jane! You must have green fingers. Do your dogs not go near your plants? Love your gorgeous card.Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity.
Pinky

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so cute .. i love the ribbon.
Wow look at those strawberries.. delicious
Lisa x

Beryl said...

Another gorgeous House Mouse image and a beautiful card. Love the sentiment - I'm sure it's true -at least I hope it is. Are you going for the whole collection then - you seem to be well on the way. Glad the decorating is finished - now you can sit back and enjoy - when the suite arrives that is.
Beryl xx

Jules said...

Hi Jane

The perfect sentiment alongside your image. Great card.

Love the look of your strawberries!! Love them ... especially with ice-cream and a touch of double cream poured over. Mmmm....

Have a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

Hazel said...

Hi Jane

Oh I so love your card - I love House Mouse I just darn't buy any or I'll have to have them all!

Thanks for dropping by to see me. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Ta ta for now.

Hazel xx

Shannon White said...

Oh Wow Jane! This is just the Sweetest! 8-) love these Darling images and your Fabulous coloring and design too! The sentiment is just Perfect, lol and I couldn't agree more, lol 8-)

Hugs & Happy Weekend!
Shannon

Julie said...

Such a cute card - that bear may have resembled me yesterday after a "small" purchase at a chocolate shop yesterday!! Ooops!

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our Teddy Bear Challenge!

Hugs Julie xx

Sheryl said...

Hi Jem! This card made me smile and your strawberries look wonderful! I LOVE strawberries! My birthday is in June and I always celebrate with strawberry shortcake over warm biscuits! Yummy!
Hugs, Sheryl

michele said...

Fabulous cars & strawberries Jem! thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Lizzie said...

Lovely card, thanks for playing this week at C4E
Liz