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Sunday, 15 January 2012

It's been a long time

Sorry for my prolonged absence, I have been lacking inspiration on a grand scale, so gave myself a break in the hope that I would be inspired again soon. Work is getting in the way when I do have an idea, & by the time I get home, I'm often too exhausted to do anything much. I'm hoping to get back to blogging on a more regular basis again now though. 
I'm starting to upload the cards I have made over the last few months, nothing fancy, it's been more of a case of "I have to make a card - oh help, what can I do?" lol

I made this card for a very talented cardmaker's 21st, you can find Natalie's inspirational blog here

Gorgeous papers by Bo Bunny (I do love Bo Bunny papers) & I chose these specifically for the door & the keys on them.Strip of musical notes paper from stash, coloured with Distress Inks. Kenny K image coloured with Promarkers. Mat cut with nesties, stamped image cut out with nesties, using "out of the frame" technique, a tutorial can be found here.
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts 

Ribbon was given to me by a friend (shoulder ribbon from some clothes she'd bought)
The key is from a necklace I bought in a shop which had a number of keys in it, & I confess they were the only reason I bought the necklace lol.

Must go now as I have to make a card for my nephew - his birthday is tomorrow! (oops)

Tfl, & for any comments you may care to leave

4 comments:

Bobby said...

You make some awesome cards! You should really find a way to work less and spend more time making cards, if that's what makes you happy.

Noreen said...

Aww, that's so kind of you Bobby. One day I will find a way, but unfortunately it's not possible at the moment. I really appreciate you taking the time to comment too, thank you

WILLIE........! said...

Nice to see you back, and still, very much on form Noreen.
Lovely card! Well, it's mostly pink....! :).
Take Care Now.....! :0).

Annette said...

Beautiful Noreen that key is gorgeous x