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Monday, 7 November 2011

Hap-bee Birthday!

Hello folks, how are you this evening?

I'm in a surprisingly good mood for a Monday, not sure why! I've got lots of exciting things happening in the next couple of weeks, maybe thats a factor?? I've got a big meeting at work which I'm organising at The Langham hotel in London, as an organiser I attend the whole event including the dinner and I get to stay in the lovely hotel too. With nearly 70 guests its hard work, but good fun too! I've also got Joe's 30th Birthday and Joe's sister's wedding! So much going on!!

I've been asked to make a card for someone at work who has a Birthday this week, the gentleman in question keeps bees and loves the wildlife in his garden, so I've created this card for him....

I think its a tad bit girlie...what do you think? Hopefully he'll like it anyway! I've used a zingy yellow backing paper, along with some fab black and white polka dot paper for the background. I've also found a list of common garden flowers that I've added to the background too (this is from one of my gardening books so I hope he appreciates it!!). I've stamped a little bee and a happy birthday sentiment onto some plain white card, I've coloured the image with my Promarkers. Finally I added some little dots to frame my bee and some punched red flowers.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges this week:

Allsorts Challenge - anything but square - I'm afraid I haven't been very imaginative, but its not square!!
Cupcake Craft Challenge - textalicious - my list of garden flowers comes from a book!

Finally as promised yesterday, here are the yummy cupcakes that I made last night! They have an amaretto biscuit base, a baileys sponge and some vanilla frosting. I decorated the cupcakes with a little pink shimmer sugar! Joe has declared these as the best cakes he's ever tasted.....they also went down well at work, so I'm pleased!

Thanks for popping by today, I'm off to make some 2D Christmas tree ornaments from felt!

Wedgie xxx


Fleur said...

What a great card, and those cakes look yummy
Hugz Fleur xXx

Sarah said...

Hi ya, what a great card - love the image and the colours and I don't think it's too girly at all. The cakes sound and look delish! I'm sure they did go down well!! Sarah

Tracey T said...

I think your colleague will love the card you have made for him 'cos it's absolutely lovely. Likin' the look & sound of the cupcakes, too - with that flavour combo no wonder Joe loves them! Sounds like you've got a great few days ahead. It's been years since I was at the Langham but it always used to be rather nice. Hope it all goes well. xx

The Crafty Den said...
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The Crafty Den said...

Hi Rach, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and beautiful details. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x
Your link is taking us to the Allsorts challenge blog but you couldn't hide from me lol!