Thursday, 31 January 2013

The Bell


Thank you all for your wishes and lovely comments. I had a slow start today as I partook of a bit of the old but tasty grape last night at a local establishment, hee hee. 
Living within easy distance of a peal of bells by Taylor's of Loughborough a good bell die was high up on my wish list and I am delighted with this one. Also had a wee go with a bit of distressing and love the effect with this embossing folder so a simple card was done. Hope you like it. 
Card is approximately 5x7 in white
backing is brown co-ordination card, bell is black co-ordination card
both run through the Couture Creations embossing folder Fretboard,
Dies used – Die-namics Chevron Stripes,  Memory Box Virtuoso Music and
 Dee's Distinctively Silhouette Bell.

19 comments:

  1. I hope your hangover has gone now. I guess it must have if you're crafting!
    A lovely card. Love the chevrons.

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  2. Well Flora you did not overdo the partaking of the grape to be able to create such a lovey card.
    I love what you have done, I am also liking that background folder very much.
    Enjoy playing

    Patricia xx

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  3. This is fabulous Flora. I love all the texture and great layout.
    Sue xx

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  4. Well as it was your birthday so your allowed a little of the 'grape juice'.....happy birthday for yesterday...
    Love your bell card, love all your new dies and what you have done with the bell...

    Anne

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  5. Very nice Flora Love that Bell! I really like your layout
    jacqui x

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  6. Glad you enjoyed a drop of grape juice - a good combination of embossing and die cutting here. Love the music notes too.

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  7. You've got to celebrate your birthday, now don't you?. But you were still able to make a lovely card all the same. Christine x

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  8. Flora I'm glad you enjoyed your grape juice ! this card is really lovely hugs hun xx Sue

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  9. Hi Flora, you have used your birthday stash well, this card is brilliant, loving that bell die. A group of friends are bell-ringers so this would be the perfect die for me to get - thanks for sharing, otherwise I might never have seen it! Hugs, Anne x

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  10. Fabulous card Flora, love the embossing folder :o)
    Jackie xx

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  11. Fabulous card Flora. I love all the textures.
    Lorraine x

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  12. Hi Flora,
    wonderful card and wonderful dies. A very handy mix to have.
    May I wish you a Happy Birthday for when ever it was as I forgot the last time I commented.
    I'm glad you enjoyed the part taking of the grape, we all need a little grape juice now and then especially if it's to celebrate our Birthdays.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  13. Well Flora, having that little bit of grape juice hasn't stopped you making a beautifull card. Hazel

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  14. It all ties together beautifully Flora, love it.

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  15. great card Flora, love the embossing and die cutting..pam

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  16. Fabulous card Flora, Great job on the embossing... Hugs May x x x

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  17. Hi Flora, the bell ringing won't do your hangover much good,lol! Fab card, love the dies, Carole Z X

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  18. Morning sweetie, this is Absolutely Gorgeous, I so love this one, huggles Pops x x x

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Thank you very much for taking the time to comment. I enjoy reading them and knowing that I have company. Crafty hugs. xx Flora