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Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Autumn Tilda

Hello everyone,
Perhaps my card should've been winter Tilda, as it certainly feels that way!
I had a bitof a chance to play this afternoon,
 as Mac is going to a friend's for tea, so there is no afternoon school run!
I finally got round to inking up my Autumn Tilda ~ I've had for a few weeks, but not got round to using her.
It's my Mum's birthday tomorrow, so I've made it for her.
She's 82 bless her, she had me when she was 41, the age I am  now!
She does really well for her age,
 she has 6 children, 12 grand-children, 4 step grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren &
another great grandchild on the way,
She has a visit from at least one of the grandchildren every day & I think this has kept her "young"
she whizzes around the village on her bike, does most of her own decorating and all her own gardening.
I'm so proud of her & I really should tell her more!
Anyway on to my card
I have used:
 Magnolia ~ Tilda in Autumn Leaves
Magnolia ~ Bare Branch
Cuttlebug Embssing Folder ~ Forest Branches
SU ~ Lovely as a Tree
Leaf Punch
SU ~ Suede Cardstock
Martha Stewart ~ Branch Edge Punch
Catslife Press ~ Autumn Sentiment
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
I would like to enter the following:
Truly Scrumptious ~ Sketch & Optional Easel Card (I have Rotated the Sketch)
Thanks For Looking 
 Warm HUGZ


Debbie said...

What a totally gorgeous card, and the little story about your super mym is really touching, she sounds so sweet and her age doesn't stop her obviously. Do you live near her?
I see my nana about three times a week, she lives with my mum (about 2 miles away), she is 94 on Christmas Day, we have the same Birthday. She is incredible for her age and is a sharp as a razor in the memory department.
Best Wishes to your mum. Debbiexx

dolcreations said...

Your mom is just going to love this card! I love it...I really like how you have made a scene with the tree!!! Tilda looks like she is having soooo much fun!

Basslady said...

fantastic autumn card with a very sweet style!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

pinky said...

Its just lovely Fleur and God bless your Mum. What an age and to be so fit and healthy no wonder you are proud of her and so lucky to have her. Hugs

Unknown said...

This is sooo sweet Fleur, I love your Autumn Tilda, she is a darling ... fantastic colouring and gorgeous papers xxx Happy Birthday to your mum tomorrow and she is just super, you are lucky to have her xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous sweetie the colours are fab, love your papers too big hugs love Pops x

Loopylou. said...

oh wow fleur, your card is so gorgeous and your mum sounds amazing! i love the autumn colours and the leaves are so pretty. huge hugs Lou xxx

Anna-Karin said...

Lovely card. Cute image. I like the leaves.


Lynda said...

Lovely card and a great story - think i can picture her on her bike.

Lou said...

Hi!Your Mum is just amazing Fleur,you must be very proud of her too and i am sure your card will be so loved.
Lovely Autumn card,the colours/colouring is just perfect and that embossing folder is fab(you have just reminded me that i have it-thanks)
see you soon,hugs Lou.xx

Sue said...

Tilda looks well chuffed.lovely card.
Wish your Mum a very happy birthday from me.

Doreen said...

Your Mum will love this, it is gorgeous.xxx

Jules said...

Wow .. .. your Mum sounds amazing Fleur and you have made her an amazing card for her. I hope she has a happy and special day.

Love Jules xx

Giò said...

What a beautiful scene you have created!!! It's very lovely!! Thanks for visiting my blog ^_^
Hugs, Giò

chris said...

Hi Fleur I hope your Mum will read this, maybe one of the grandchildren will point it out as we dont really tell our parents to there faces that we are proud of them or maybe you do? its such a lovely thing to write and she is lucky to have a daughter like you, I dare bet she's the proud one.

onto your card its sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
fabulous, this is one that I nearly bought when wanting to make an autumn card. love the mix of colours you have put together.
ITS PERFECT. hugs chris xx

lou14 said...

Hi Fleur, Ah I love your post. Your Mum sounds amazing bless her, yes I agree I am sure the grandchildren keep her young and up to date. I am sure she is as proud of you all as you are of her. Your card is lovely as usual, your Mum will love it. Happy Birthday to her. Love Lou. X

Tamara Morton said...

Hi Fleur, thank you for following my blog I to have joined yours and what super cards you create. I'm haven't had the pleasure of meeting Lou yet as we met in blog land. There must be a good creative vibe in the Spalding area as all the cards that you girls make are stunning. I especially love this card that you have made, the leafs are so realistic.

debby4000 said...

Oh fabulous, adorable card.

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the image.

Nikki x

CraftyC said...

Its a beautiful card Fleur, such a sew stamp and beautiful colours. Belated birthday wishes to your mum!

brenda said...

Your Mum will love the card Fleur.

I am so pleased I've seen it because you know me and Tildas and when I first saw this in the shope, what I said to Jancie was not repeatable.

I take it all back because what you have done with it proves me utterly wrong.

B x

Nicola J said...

Hi Fleur, amazing card and even better seen up close. Thanks for the chance to play today (time so well spent)and think I know what some of my birthday money will be going on! At least I have another(better) method of colouring images now. It was great to meet up with you guys and you are more than welcome to come to mine anytime.
Nicola xxx

Debbie Dolphin said...

so beautiful fleur. totally amazing card
love Debie xxx

Annika said...

I hope your Mom had a wonderful day and loved the card! I know I would have!!! It's so detailed and understated at the same time - I don't know how you manage that!!!

Lisa said...

Hi Fleur, Gorgeous card! I love this sweet autumn image.

Your mum sounds an amazing lady and I am not surprised you are really proud of her. Hope she had a lovely birthday.

Lisa x

Beth said...

Oh this is so cute! I love this image and the scene you've created is gorgeous! Your mum sounds fab by the way! Thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious challenge!

Love Beth xx