Saturday, 13 November 2010

Happy Birthday James

A member of my choir asked for a card for his son. He gave me a great list of possible things to include on it and I managed to get several in!
These are his name and age this birthday, a book, a cat and the colours of the football team he supports. I didn't think that was too bad going!
In order to include a book I used a digi image from Fred She Said and masked out the apple which was sitting on top of it, before printing it out. I then stamped the Penny Black Pussy cat to appear as though he was sitting on the book. I think it worked out quite well. The paper is from Cuddly Buddly and the sentiment was generated on the computer and mounted on a Spellbinder tag.
We went to our club at the Solent Hotel last night for a South African Wine Dinner with our neighbours. The food was superb and the wine simply delicious... I am feeling a little jaded now however, and we have a concert to sing this evening with our choir, I might just get my head down for 40 winks!
Alphabet Challenge - C Cats
Penny Black - Favourite things (I love pussy cats)


  1. Hi Chrissie

    Fab card the image...
    sylvie xx

  2. Hi Chrissie, you did indeed manage to do well with this card - James will be absolutely delighted! Hope you enjoyed your 40 winks and that you are in good voice tonight. Eileen

  3. What a gorgeous cards Chrissie.

    Hugs Riet.x

  4. Beautiful card - love the image & colours. Thanks for joining the Alphabet Challenge x

  5. Gorgeous card Chrissie, love how you masked the party cat onto the book :)

    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday x

    Jenny x

  6. This is just adorable - what a cute cat!

  7. Hi Chrissie,
    Love your card. The image is great and very clever the way he is now sitting on the books. The colours all work really well too.
    Had a look round your blog and you have some great cards.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  8. respect to you for getting all those things into one card! He should be thrilled.

    My favourite wine is from South Africa - I like Columbards or Chardonnays from this region - and Australia. Hope you weren't hungoever, i mean 'jaded' for too long!!! LOL.

    Hope the concert goes well.

    Paula x x x

  9. Adorable card and very cute image :-)
    Thank you for joining the Alphabet challenge this week.

  10. this is so cute chrissie...thanks for sharing your favourite things at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

  11. Gorgeous, sweet card.
    Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC.

    The cat looks purrr-fect on the book :)
    mandi x

  13. lovely card Chrissie hugs j xx


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