Thursday, December 3, 2009

Allsorts Challenge

Morning folks.....another week flying in and I am living permanently in the cubbyhole at the mo.....trying to get my Christmas cards done and dusted...and I have so been missing taking part in my favourite challenges but had to make a Christmas card for a male.....and what a stroke of luck... it was perfect for the challenge this week over at Allsorts which is...

BUTTONS











Papers: Stampin Up
Sizzlits Die....Owl with branch &
Flowers Branches & Leaves
Craftwork Cards Card Candy
Sentiment.....American Craft Foam Thickers
and computer generated
Buttons and twine from stash


Only 2 buttons but hey ho....buttons is buttons.

And boy oh boy did I get a lovely surprise yesterday morning....postie arrived with a special delivery package.....what on earth can this be....I thought out loud....."something nice perhaps" he replied and he was right on the button.....

this beautiful birthday card from my lovely crafty friend...the only and one Dawny P..
spotted it on her blog the other day and never twigged it was for me....


and this beautiful bracelet.....it's absolutely gorgeous....hand made by the wonderful lady herself....she is such a sweetheart....but you don't need me to tell you that.....thank you so much Dawny...I love you loads and will treasure it forever



The pic doesn't do it justice at all......it's stunning and glistens and sparkles in the light....oooh how lucky I am to have such a wonderful friend...and I am not ashamed to say I was overcome with the old emulsion when I opened the box....spent an hour or so just looking at it and having another bubble.....silly old mare that I am.
And shock horror....no sneaky peek today for the simple reason I haven't got round to making the card yet but will catch up with you all tomorrow and share some of my production line cards.....just so you don't think I have been swinging the lead.
Hugs Kath xxxxxx

16 comments:

brenda said...

Morning Kath

Looks like Happy Birthay is in order, have a good one.

Love your owl, so funky and spot on card for a male.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.

B x

Marion said...

Morning Kath and Buddy of course, Fantastic card for that challenge. Your card from Dawny P and the bracelet are magnificent. Have a productive day.
Marion

weewiccababe said...

love your card - the wee hoolit is too cute
and the bracelet from Dawny looks gorgeous - and hey, its good to have a bubble now and again
Debz
xx

Lynda said...

Love the Owl card Kath and your birthday card and bracelet from Dawny are fabulous - no wonder there were tears of happiness.

Love Lynda xxx

Lisa said...

Hi Kath, Fab card! The owl is so cute and I love the sentiment.

Such a gorgeous bracelet!

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Lisa x

Allison said...

that owl is just too cute
AllisonX

Kat said...

Love your owl card Kath. I am still way behind with my cards I think I may have to stop doing housework till I get them finished LOL!!

Love your card and bracelet from Dawny. Aren't friends wonderful!

Kat xx

Terrie B x said...

`Beautiful` cards Mrs Kath The bracelet is `Gorgeous`.....
Im seriuosly behind with loads great to catch up!!!have a fab evening:)xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful creations Kath. Love especially the Xmas card with the catchy sentiment. Wow, but you are a lucky gal, that bracelet is just gorgeous. Enjoy.
Hugs
Desire

coops said...

fantastic card and includes my favs, faux stitching and buttons, love it and what gorgeous pressies.hugs coops.xx

Debs said...

Hi Kath
Another fab card - I love how you put everythin together so well.
Thanks for sharing this with us at Allsorts this week.
Take care
Debs xx

p.s I would cry tears of joy too if I were so lucky to receive such a lovely gift - well deserved I'm sure xx

Annmaree (EmuUpAGumTree) said...

That is very cool indeed!!!

~ Ali ~ said...

This is a brilliant card Kath, that owl is fab. What a gorgeous gift from Dawny P too fab bling. Enjoy I'm a Celeb tonight....Gino to win :D

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

This is a fantastic card hun and i love the owl hun he is so cute....

thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week

Emma xxx

Ann Rosie said...

Just catching up with your blog after a few busy days decorating and pressie shopping.

Sooooo cute! and beautiful card as always. Just how do you do it again and again and again?
Speak to you soon, take care.
Ann

Kim Piggott said...

Fantastic card Kath!
What beautiful gifts you have received!
Gorgeous card and stunning bracelet!
hugs
kim x

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