Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Happy Birthday Mum

Happy Tuesday Friends,

Another quick post today (oh well it started out quick) and a break away from my Christmas Cards & shock horror no Magnolia images. My wonderful Mother celebrated her 70th Birthday on the 10th December, she had me very late in life (not really lol). I wanted to make her something special, so of course another Easel card. I dusted off my much loved but very neglected Cricut Die Cutting machine and came up with this little gift set in Mum's favourite colours.

Cricut Cartridges used - Storybook for Age 70, Lyrical Letters for Mum, Plantin Schoolbook for Ball Gift Bag & SVG cuts for the Daffodil on the Gift bag.

Papers by Lilac Ave Collection 6x6 pad - Kaisercraft, Border punch, fronds & fern by MS, lots of stickles, Spellbinder Nesties - Circles & Label, Copic airbrush system, Silk Ribbon, flowers - Hydrarangers from Busy Becs (sample pack - thanks Bec I love them) with pearl button  (from stash) glued in for flower centre, Yellow Rose - Prima & Gardenia - Petaloo, Happy stamp by Hero Arts & Sentiment stamp by Stamp It Up - Australia.

The sentiment reads
It's not how old you are, it's how loved you are that counts.

2 posts in 2 days - a record for me.
I have some more Christmas Cards for you to see later in the week.
Have a wonderful week and thanks so much for stopping by.


DonnaMundinger said...

What a beautiful gift bag and card for your Mum, Jodie! Give her special birthday hugs from your fans! xxD

Annie said...

absolutely FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You rock!!

Sue said...

Aw, Jodie, this is so beautiful, your Mum is going to love it. So many details make this such a lovely gift bag and matching card. Flowers are an extra sepecial touch. So nice to see the pastel colors, I'm tiring of the holiday colors a little. Just a beautiful presentation from such a sweet daughter.

Leigh said...

This is so pretty and delicate. Love those flowers.

Kellie said...

WHAT......I just had to pick myself up off the floor.... No Magnolia... Are you ok, your not unwell, lol! Kidding this is absolutely GORGEOUS Jodie! It's so elegant and I love the colour combo, I'm sure she loved it. Amazing work as always!
Hugs, Kel xx

Ellen said...

Congrats with your mother !! Your card and little bag are stunning love all the colors you used I know she will love these beauty's !!

Hugs, Ellen

♥ Kristy Woods ♥ said...

What a beautiful card, happy birthday to your Mum, your very lucky to still have your Mum here so make sure you always hug her and tell her you love her.
Kristy xx

Nancy said...

Oh Jodie your card and gift bag are so very gorgeous! The purple and yellow are stunning! Your Mum is going to love this you did a amazing job.
Thank you Jodie for your kind comments on my blog. I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow! This is absolutely beautiful!!! I just love your colors and design!!! Your Mum will cherish it for sure!!

heidy said...

Hi Jodie
Your mam is a lucky lady,what a special gift.
Hugs Heidy

Kim Piggott said...

Jodie this is so totally wonderful work!
kim x

Tracey Feeger said...

Oh Jodie this is stunning. Hope you mum loves it. I am sure she will.

Unknown said...

I cannot tell you how much I love this card!!

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