Sunday 11 August 2013

Number cards

Hi everyone, I trust all is well with you all.Sorry I didn't
get around to commenting much last week.Explanation below !
Right onto my  LIM  card, it's 'one layer card' week
again and the theme is................
"Just one would do, but you may have as many as you wish!"
Hmmm quite easy I thought, thankyou C&J :) Anyway here
is what I came up with. I made two versions, not sure which
 I like best....well maybe the first one seeing as it's PINK again

The wording says..... 'Time to celebrate'.

The wording says.... 'don't worry it's only a number '.

ps. It was my  birthday on Thurs so I have been very busy
 doing 'stuff'. I got a lovely smart mobile phone from my daughter
 (she upgraded and gave me her old one, but it's only a
 couple of years old so still fabulous)...............
 plus a  whole years contract paid for & some cash towards
 a new tablet ( Nexus) I want. I was gobsmacked !
 She spent all one  afternoon  teaching me how to use it
 too, (my old phone is an antique lol). I got cash from my
 OH and my sons towards my tablet & a few craft things
 also... woo hoo. 
I had a lovely birthday, paddle and  picnic at the beach in
 glorious weather. Craft show visit  next day &  a big family
 'do' here yesterday as three of us have birthdays within a
 few days of each other....... (still worn out lol). 
 We are going for a swimming/spa day & lunch
out tomorrow with  our son, his lovely wife & our
 beautiful grandson.Life seems very hectic atm.

Have a lovely week everyone whatever you have planned,
I hope to rest a bit I think ...must be an age thing !

 Oh and a very big welcome to my latest follower  Deepti
also , welcome aboard  :)

Sorry for the long post AGAIN !


Jan said...

To fab cards Viv xx Jan

G Peplow said...

Happy belated birthday my friend, glad to hear that you celebrated suitably and received some smashing gifts :D
Love your cards, a great technique expertly carried out, well done :D Now go put your feet up! LOL Hugs Gay x

Jackie said...

Two more wonderful cards Viv :o)
Jackie xx

Rosemary said...

fabulous set of cards, viv!! happy belated birthday, sounds like you had an absolutely wonderful time and received some really wonderful gifts!

Stamps and Paper said...

Two fabulous cards the colors


Chris said...

Gorgeous cards as always Viv, sorry I missed your birthday have lost all the dates :(. Sounds like you had a fabby time. Chris xx

Sue said...

Belated Birthday wishes Viv, it sounds like you had a wonderful day.
Your cards are gorgeous, such wonderful CAS designs and beautiful colours.
Enjoy your day tomorrow.
hugs Sue xx

beverly said...

Sounds like you had a super birthday...lots of great gifts and a picnic at the beach...couldn't ask for more!! Happy belated birthday...Oh, forgot...I love your cards!

Chrissie said...

Glad you had a good birthday Viv, sounds like you had fun!
These cards are superb, I love those backgrounds!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Darnell said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Viv! It sounds like you had a lovely birthday week of awesome pressies and good times!! Your number cards are super!! Enjoy a rest! xxoo Dr Arnell

Christine L said...

These are fabulous Viv... but I think you know which is my favourite! I love how you've done the pink behind the sentiment... would love to know how you've achieved it?

We've had a busy few days too....... and I've been spoiled rotten for my 60th... I even possess a Tiffany necklace! But the most important thing was to see family and good friends gathering.... I enjoyed it so much! Isn't it nice to have August birthdays? LOL!

Big hugs
Christine x

Viv said...

Thanks Christine......err yes the PINK one I guess lol.I used distress ink and dabbed it onto an acrylic block then onto the card....hit and miss if you like the pattern though :)
Glad you had a great time & oooh that necklace sounds fab.Yes August is the best time isn't it I agree :)xx

Viv said...

Thanks Chrissie, it was the 8th...oh yes fabby time :) xx

Glenda Atkins said...

Your birthday sounds like it was fabulous, great to spend it with family. Lucky you to get a new phone, mine is an old, old one that was my sons, don't have clue how to work a new one, but they seem quite fascinating. Your cards are very beautiful!

Gerrina said...

Love the backgrounds that you made! Makes great cards! A little bit late, but best wishes for your BD!. Sounds like a fun and buzzy time! Inky greetings, Gerrina

Canonbury creations said...

Two brilliant cards Viv, love the pink one! All your celebrations sound fab, glad you had a wonderful time:)
Val x

Paula Pascual said...

Great cards, perfect for so many different types of people.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Wonderful cards Viv, love them both

GinaA said...

Gorgeous backgrounds to your 'numbers'. Sounds like you had a great birthday, bet you are a dab hand with the phone now!

Beccy said...

Happy birthday Viv! I'm glad you had a lovely time and were just a little bit spoiled... you deserve it!

I love the two number cards you made, they're very cool. I really like how you added the colour in the background, all the drips and puddles of ink look wonderful.

Kathyk said...

Both simply splendid cards, belated birthday wishes from me too


Jen Nelson said...

val these are simply stunning love them
So sorry for my late visit. Thanks for joining us
Jen x
"Less Is More"

Darnell said...

Oh, yahoo, Viv!! I'm so tickled to congratulate you for being showcased at LIM!! xxoo Dr Arnell (Thank you for your sweet get well wishes! I certainly did tell them I was a doctor, so they gave me extra special attention!!)

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