Saturday, 23 April 2011

The birthday card that changed its sex...

Hmm... I wrote the title to this quick blog entry, looked again and realised that it made more sense when I added "its" lol!  Hope you're all enjoying the lovely weather and the Easter weekend.  We had our Open Day yesterday with most of the racing yards open to the public, there was a record crowd who all seemed to be enjoying themselves.  We took a quick trip up to Seven Barrows before we did our volunteering stint at the Car Parks, here's the Gold Cup Winner, Long Run, receiving his visitors:
The ribbons on his door are his racing colours.  My card is for CD Sunday's Birthday Challenge; I'd like to wish them a very Happy Birthday!  I used the Joanna Sheen House Mouse backing papers CD and began with the idea of making a masculine birthday card, adding the sentiment.  But when I added the decoupage with the pink waterlily I'm afraid I had a change of heart  and out came the ribbon to match the goldfish!  I put Glossy Accents on to the bubbles and also the fishes eye and to make them even more "bubbly" I dropped tiny crystal seed beads onto them, I hope you can see them in the photo.

I hope to link up to another challenge or two later, but we are off out for a celebratory meal soon, it's our 23rd wedding anniversary today:).

Happy Easter everyone :)


  1. Hi Anne. Happy Anniversary to you both.
    Great card. I love all things House Mouse and this is so unusual - I have not seen this one before.
    Thank you for joining in with us At CD Sunday.

  2. A beautiful card and an adorable image - thanks for joining the CD Sunday Challenge.

    Wendy -x-

  3. Wonderful card- House Mouse images always make me smile! What a fun outing and a great picture of the winner.

  4. Hi Anne, Happy Anniversary to you both. Beautiful card and I love the image. I don't have this particular CD but I am liking what I see of it, so who knows, maybe it will find it's way into my stash.
    Thanks for celebrating with us over at CD Sunday this week
    Christine xx

  5. Yet another stunning card Anne, how on earth are we going to chose a winner?
    Love House Mouse and this is a great image.
    Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

  6. Hi lovely lady

    This is fab - and yes - I did wonder what was coming!

    Happy anniversary to you and Geoff. Hope you had a lovely meal.

    Warm Hugs

  7. Lovely card, magnificent horse and happy anniversary! x


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