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Thursday, 15 December 2011

Time to have fun

Good morning,
We have real miserable, wet and windy weather here today
My car is officially a write off, which means the courtesy car has to go back today, 
as they will only lend us a car if our car was to be repaired.
At least there's only one more day of school and I have done my Christmas shopping!
We're lucky enough to have Darrens work truck to get about in over Christmas too.
And at the end of the day there's a lot of people far worse off ~ so mustn't grumble.
I have a card to share this morning,
It's an order for a 40th birthday and he loves skiing, 
Because it's on Jan 1st I could get away with making a wintery card ~ just hope it doesn't look too Christmassy, with the snow!
I have used:
LOTV ~ Ski jump and sentiment
Magnolia papers
Tim Holtz ~ DIs and Weathered clock
Nestabilities ~ Scallop and Classic circles
Sizzix ~ Number die
SU ~ Corner punch
Snowtex, cotton scrim, buttons and staples from stash
Hope he likes it!
Thanks for looking


Kathyk said...

Sorry to hear about your car but hope your insurers will offer at least a reasonable amount for it - good luck in your search for a replacement. How's the whiplash?

Love the card - a perfect image for the card commission, no, it doesn't look too Christmas-y

All the best


Sue said...

Hello Fleur,sorry you have to give your courtesy back,hope it all gets sorted out soon.Fab card,love the clock face.
Hugs Sue x

Christina said...

Wowww that is a stunning card Fleur! Looks amazing!
Hugs Kristel

Jill said...

He is crazy if he don't like it cause it's wonderful Fleur!
Beautiful with the red and the image is really beautiful coloured :)
Looks fab with the big 40!
Have a nice day

Maria Therese said...

Love your card and the sewing is awesome!!

PinksyDoodles said...

Love your card Fleur!
Hugs, Clare x

Wendy said...

Love the card Hun image is cute one off my fav. Sorry to hear about the car but at least you are ok.

Take care hugs


Agnes van Hensbergen - agnesstampcards said...

No itisn't a card for christmas it's areal men's card love it in this colors.
Hugs agnesxx

Doreen said...

Your card is gorgeous Fleur.xxx

Jessie said...

Adorable card Fleur! Our weather is horrible too :( Sorry about your car, I hope you can get something sorted out soon x

Maja said...

Love it! Love the colour combo and the stitches tahat you used.

Unknown said...

This is such a great and cute card. The colors and the image are just perfect!

Maria said...

Love the card, it's very cute!

Maria B.

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Fleur...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Fleur..Skiing goes with snow so it is perfect, fab colouring and design, love the TH clock die with the 40...works well.


Marlies said...

A gorgeous card and if he love skiing than this image is perfect!! hugs, Marlies

Mrs.B said...

This is a lovely card, and a perfect image, great colours and detail.
Sorry to hear about the car!

D K Crafts said...

Hi Fleur. Gorgeous card. Love the image and colours. Hope you get your car sorted soon and hope you are feeling a lot better too. My girls don't finish school until next Wednesday. Donna

yvon said...

Hi Fleur,
Just read about your accident, glad you're all okee.
Your card is just fantastic. I'm sure he will like this.
Hugs, Yvon

cheryl said...

this is just stunning hun just adore this to bits,hugs cheryl xxxx

Lisa Jane said...

what a great way to use the image - i real fun card
Lisa x

Vicky said...

This is fabulous hun love the image & the big numbers & your stitching around the image is perfect hun.
Sorry about your car shug, its poop when its a write off & you have to send the courtesy car back, my insurance is the same!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Fleur what fab image.

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is stunning, I love the cute image hugs pops x

Mary J said...

How awful about the car - hope you can cope without it!

What a beautiful, gorgeous card Fleur!

coops said...

gorgeous card fleur .stunning papers and design and i love the fab image :D
i hope the insurance cough up soon so you can sort out a new car.

xx coops xx

Lou said...

Hi! Fleur this is amazing,such a cool card for the birthday boy-he will love it!! You are so clever,the design is perfect and really love the image.
Big hug,Lou.xxxx