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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Saturday 2 June 2012

A year has come round so quick

It's my handsome grandson's birthday this month and he's fourteen, where have those years gone??? He's off white water rafting and visiting museums in Quebec and Ottowa and is very soon to have his first prom, squeee! I can't wait for those pics!!! But the best bit is that I shall get to see him in July when the family fly over. Yippee!

Fourteen? Phew!! I hadn't got a clue what to make for him so I'm sure he won't mind some steampunk and grunge.
The stamped images are from a fab set of clear stamps from Inkadinkado called steampunk  and I've added some die cut cogs from Spellbinders, the ticket stamp and die cut are both by  Whimsy  and the little sentiment is from my stash. I paper pieced the hot air balloon too. What doesn't show up very well are the tiny watch parts I've added to the corner stamp.  Not very good light at 7.30am that day, if anyone finds the sun, please send some down to Essex.

I would love to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Secret Crafter ~Saturday Challenge #188  ~ Anything Goes

ATC's with Attitude Challenge #15  Anything Goes/Fathers Day

Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude # 15 ~ Anything Goes/Fathers Day

Fairytale Challenge Blog - Challenge 41 ~ Boys & Men

Joyful Stamper; Inspire Me Fridays # 61 ~ Anything Goes

Patties Creations Design Challenge #45 ~ Fathers Day or a Card for a Guy 

The Poodles Parlour ~ Fathers Day / Male Card


Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Jennie, your grandson will love it. Very exciting news about your family coming over!!!

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous piece, thank you so much for joining us this week for our Anything Goes Challenge a the Secret Crafter
Hugs Kate xx

Manderly said...

I see that you did enter both challenges...good! Such a nice beautiful creation. Thanks again for entering Fat Pages AND ATC's cards with Attitude!

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

this is brilliant thank you for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck emma xx

Anonymous said...

Wow what a gorgeous card, love the image and great colors, thank you for joining us at Fat Pages With Attitude and ATC's With Attitude this fortnight. Abbie (Co Owner) xx

happyglitzygirl said...

Gorgeous card, love everything about it, thanks for playing with us at the Poodles Parlour, blessings Hilde

Pattie G said...

This is so nice! I love all of your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Pattie ♥

CG said...

I'm sure your grandson will love this! Very cool. Best, CG