Sunday, 20 November 2016


Hello lovely people,

After the last couple of weekends catching up with family I am spending this weekend mostly in my craft room.  I popped out for a good long walk with Dr. Hubby and a friend yesterday and although it was super chilly, it was beautiful and always so lovely to be out and about in the gorgeous Gloucestershire countryside :-)

Today we have a new 'Use any image' challenge starting on The Ribbon Girl blog, so you can make any type of project as long as it has an image on it.

As usual, you can find details of all the gorgeous products from The Ribbon Girl at the end of my post.

I am totally in love with these pretty papers and they are such good value for money too.  I actually made this card a little bigger than normal because I didn't want to trim even a little off the edge of the gorgeous design of the bottom layer!

Girly floral birthday card with girl on bike (image is Pedal Power from Time for Tea)

My brother's girlfriend has started cycling recently so I thought this image would be great to use for her birthday card.

Girly floral birthday card with girl on bike (image is Pedal Power from Time for Tea)

I enjoy adding detail to my cards but in fairly small amounts so you will often find me snipping up embellishments to suit my tastes!

For this card I have cut the faux hessian in half to get a thin strip, and I snipped out individual pearl clusters from the full spray to tuck in with the flowers.

Girly floral birthday card with girl on bike (image is Pedal Power from Time for Tea)

Do come along and join in with our challenge at The Ribbon Girl, where we have 3 fabulous prizes up for grabs from Lili of the Valley, The Ribbon Girl and Marianne Designs.

I hope you are all having fantastic weekends whatever you may be doing :-)

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,

Copic colours;
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04 & R20
Hair: E53/57/59
Eyes: E44/57 & B0000/000
Hat / boots: BG93/96/99
Top: R000/00/01
Leggings: W2/3/4/5
Basket: E41/42/43/44
Flowers: R32/35
Leaves: BG90/93
Bike: W0/1/2/3/4/5/6
Ground: E40/41/42/43


  1. Love your card Kat, and I couldn't imagine a better blog title to go with this image! :-)

    Sharon x

  2. A very special card, love the image and your gorgeous colouring of it. I can see why you fell in love with these papers too, they are really divine. Enjoy your Sunday.

  3. Gorgeous card and I love your embellishments.
    Deborah A

  4. She's perfect Kat. Lovely colouring and her hair especially. xx

  5. Wonderful card Kat, great image and colouring and the backing papers and design are fabulous. I am sure your brothers girlfriend will love it. Hugs Jennifer xx

  6. This is a real beauty Kat, I am sooooo tempted by those fantastic papers...better not though, I have plenty to use up!! Always love your pretty floral arrangements xx

  7. A gorgeous card, lovely design and beautifully coloured. I got busy crafting this weekend too, of course now I have to clear up all the mess ....sigh :) xx

  8. Gorgeous card Kat and your colouring skills are perfect as ever. As is your sewing... wish I was half as good as you at that.
    These papers are perfect for your style.

  9. Beautiful papers your card design and image which is coloured beautifully and the pretty flowers..gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  10. Absolutely beautiful girly card, love those papers, sweet embellies and cute image

  11. Beautiful card and fabulous colouring...such lovely embellishments and pretty papers.

  12. I love this sweet image. Need to check out this artist. Beautiful, elegant color combination. Love your card as usual!

  13. I remember when I was young and cycled to school.... there was a hill on the way and nearly every day I would be heard to go 'wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee' while cycling down it!! It was a good job we lived in the country and no-one could hear.... but oooh it was a fabulous feeling!!

    And talking of fabulous-ness........ your card is truly stunning... those papers really are beautiful and you've used them to great effect on this gorgeous card!

    Chrisitne x


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