Saturday, 11 January 2020

Blossom Bouquet. . . . . . . .


Good morning one and all. Hope that you are all fine and dandy.

Its been all systems go at The Pond with samples to be made for John, hooves to be serviced, car insurance renewal to sort and the dreaded tax return.........its all good fun!!!

I must apologise for some of the quality (or lack of) in my photos but the light was dreadful and I had to rush to get them in the post. It has been nice to be back helping Mr L again.

Now, I was a happy girl getting to go all floral again with John's new Blossom die..........you may have all noticed that I am partial to a flower or two 😀


Ingredients
Cream card, smooth and linen
JND Blossom die 
JND Gerbera Panel (with flowers cut off it as I don't have the gerbera die)
JND Leafy Flourish
SW Catkin Stems dies
JND Loving Sentiments
Variety of distress inks
Burgundy satin ribbon
Stamens
Jelly tot gems
Pearl embellishment


I wanted it to look like a bouquet/bunch of flowers, hence using the catkin stems to form the stems of the flowers in the bunch.
All flowers were made with the blossom die except the burgundy ones.

I loved making this card and was very happy with how it turned out.

That's me for today as off to make some crochet pouches to send to Paws Across the Oceans. Its a group of crafters who are making items to go to Australian animal rescue centres to help the poor animals who have suffered so terribly in these awful fires.
A lady called Jayne has set this up on Facebook during the last few days and its gone mad. She has been on TV and radio as a result and lots of folk are helping out. 
If you cant sew or knit/crochet, they are accepting donations of fabric or wool.

Hope that you all have a fab week ahead. More florals to come shortly.

Be good.
TTFN
Ang x

Ps........... here's a snap of a beautiful sunrise I captured from my bedroom window a few mornings ago. Bought a smile to my face.







10 comments:

  1. Your card is an absolute stunner Ang
    I have so much crochet on the go at the moment but will take a look at this FB page

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  2. Welcome back. We've missed you and your great sense of humour as well as the beautiful cards and gifts you make. I'm sure John is delighted to have your samples again. WakeyL

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  3. How pretty Ang. The colours alone are so beautiful. Hugs Rita xx

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  4. What a beautiful card! Love all those flowers.
    Thanks for the link - I am crocheting along with Australian Wildlife Rescue Group on facebook, Lots of choices to make. I think so long as we can help doesn't matter which group we use.
    T

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  5. Beautiful card Ang. Glad you have it on your blog. It looked gorgeous on John L show. Thank you. I am trying to do my tax as well. Not getting very far. Looking forward to seeing some more cards

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  6. Hi Ang this is a stunning card. I love those flowers are gorgeous. Our tax return is all sorted. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  7. I agree with Jackie, Ang, this card is stunning and it rightly had pride of place on TV. Good to have you back.

    Anne
    (Northampton)

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  8. Hi Ang,
    what a very beautiful card and such a great bunch of flowers you have created with those wonderful dies.
    Love you sunrise photo that is bound to put a spring in anyones step.
    I noticed a similar sunset at the back of my house recently but didn't photgraph it and now I am so sorry I didn't.
    It was quite similar with the sun going down behind the trees but not such a pretty sky.
    Hope all is weell.
    Is John at Sandown this month as I am going and would like to say hello again if he is and I will not buy anything till I have seen what he has got.
    Last year I had spent out before I got to him and regretted it as I didn't know he was there.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  9. Hi Ang, what a beautiful card. Well done you for the crocheting, I have donated money to one of the charities through FB. Lovely sunrise pic, there are some really great ones this time of year. Take care all. Bx

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  10. The card is beautiful and the photograph is stunning too,

    Hugz Tinz

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