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Wednesday, 16 February 2011

HAPPY NEWS..............................

Morning all!

Yep as you can see I have some good news ~ I can go back to work in two weeks!!!!!!!! make think I 'm a little crazy but I'm really love my job and I just need to back to real life! So I will be going back on graded return for 4 weeks so it's not to much of a shock to the system lol!

So onto today's card and it's another stamp I haven't inked up till now (shock/horror!!) and it's a little cutie from Lili of the Valley. I have teamed this handsome chappie with some gorgeous papers from Summer Driggs ~ another simples card!

This Sweetie is going into the following Challenges :-
Cards For Men # 4 ~ A Recipe ~ 1 Image, 2 Papers & 3 Embellie's ~ I have used ribbon, button & Card Candy

Computer Fun ~ Lili of the Valley

Close up of image

Side View

Items Used

Papers ~ Summer Driggs "Boy Oh Boy"
Colouring Medium ~ Promarkers & Chalks
Ribbon & Card Candy ~ Craftwork Cards
Button ~ Stash
Border Punch ~ MS "Scallop Dot"

Thank you for looking and all your lovely comments :o)

Right that's all from me today and I'm off to go in the garden to do some pruning! Yes you did read that right, the sun is out and my other passion is gardening and it looks like a forest out there at the mo lol!

take care all and happy crafting!


Whisper said...

Oh superb hun - i'm loving the layout and those fabby papers too, Luv Sam x

petra,s cards said...

good morning, what a gorgeous card!!!! love your collors!!
xx petra

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is a fab boys card. Such a cute image and I love the stripy paper. Good luck on returning to work.
Caroline xxx

pink lady said...

That's great news Vicky, you will soon feel like you have never been away! Gorgeous card as always, I know a few people who that cute image would suit. Love the papers too. Enjoy your gardening...make sure you don't do yourself any more damage!! Hugs Shelly x

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwwwwwww he's a real cutie Vicky. I love Summer Driggs papers too. Your the only other person I've seen mention here lol
Glad your getting back to work but do take it easy
Anne x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Hi hun so glad you have a date to get back to work - don't overdo the pruning today though! I did think about doing a bit of pruning today as it is my day off and the sun is shining here too but think will save for the weekend!

Love your card this is how my two boys look a lot of the time!!

Hugs Sarahxx

Ciska said...

Hi Vicky,

Great news that you can go back to work, I can imagine having a compulsary "holiday" can be really stressfull. Love your card, it's very cute, especially the papers!


Sonia said...

Morning Vicky glad you are happy about your return to work, its nice when you have a job you love.
I hope you still find time to make cards. Have a lovely day. Your card is great, i to have done a male themed card this morning.
Hugs Sonia xxx


Hi Vicky
Gorgeous card glad you have had good news,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

MARY B said...

Really love the card that image is so cute. Congrats on the good news. Mary x

Linda said...

Perfect for todays little boys. Lovely card again Vicky xx

Molecraft said...

So pleased for you that you can return to work! Fab card love the papers and great image!
Helen x

joey said...

Hiya Hunny
this is gorgeous I just adore that stripey paper, have fun in the garden

Joey xx

Di said...

Great young lads card. Lovely simple layout, bring on the less is more after all those busy cards we've all been making. Love driggsy's papers too. xx

Chrissie said...

I'm so pleased that you'll soon be returning to work Vicky, I know how much you've missed it.
Such a fabulous card for a boy, love these papers with this too.
lol Chrissie xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Vicky, great news about work, bet they can't wait to have you back too. Just take it easy until you're 100%. Love the fab boys card. Great papers and colours too.

Donna x

Juls said...

gorgeous!!! Love the muted colours and the scallops!!!! Hugs Juls

Pops x said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sweetie biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Rachel x said...

Hi Vicky :)
Just wanted to say it's great news you can get back to work soon!! :)
Oh, and I love your card- the colours are gorgeous... and I too must confess to having that sweet stamp still waiting to be inked!!lol
hugs, Rachel x

Kristel said...

Woww that is a gorgeous card Vicky! Looks so great dear!
Hugs Kristel

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, just love this cute little image. Sue x

Anna-Karin said...

2 weeks. Time flies and soon you will be back at work:)
Great card. I love the image and LO. The colours you use is perfect.
Take care.

Faye said...

Yay for work, that is fab news, I know how keen you are to get back. Love, love, love this card. What fabby papers you've teamed this cutie with. You make awesome boy cards. Oh and I don't feel like a super star today!

Sue said...

Hi hun
great news, chuffed for ya, totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring, lovely papers & design, sue,x

Katina said...

Oooh Vivky, not seen this image before!! What a fab card for a boy - love it!! xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

ooo what a little cutie ... you are so clever ... love the colours you have used ... and I know it is a stamp but I love the image it is so "boy like" lol ... and SO GLAD you are on the mend and can return to work ... what super news ... love sandy xx

Mary J said...

I know what you mean, Vicky - I love my job!
What a gorgeous card - as usual!

Mary J x

Claire x said...

Thats fab news Vicky, I'm really pleased for you. Great card hun, perfect for any little boy. Hugs, Claire x

Katy said...

Hi Vicky, pleased to hear your looking forward to going back to work, and this card is fabby! Love the stamp - trying to decide which male LOTV stamp to get at the mo - brain meltdown! Hugs. Katy. xxx

Crafty Chris said...

Gorgeous boys card Vicky I always find them difficult to do, brilliant news about work, it was lovely here today too I got the powerhose out.
Chris x

Daniele said...

great card for all those game playing youngsters, hope you managed to get some pruning done....I keep looking at my garden and thinking, I'll do it tomorrow

Jules said...

Oh that is good news Vicky .. .. and good that it will be a gradual return too.

Just time to get your Christmas cards made before you go back LOL!!!

Love your card for today. I have that image but haven't managed to make it look this good .. .. must try again as you have inspired me.

Believe me the cake was far from stunning!!!

I am off to the birthday celebrations tomorrow .. .. and might consider taking a picture if only to give everyone a good laugh.

Pleased you are a happy bunny again.

Love Jules xx

Rainmac said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, love the image and papers and your colouring is stunning. Thank you for playing along with us at Cards for Men with our recipe challenge, good luck xxx

ps: good luck with the return to work x

coops said...

fantastic boys card vicky.great image and i love your papers and fab embellies.
good news on your soon to be return to work hun:D

xx coops xx

PAC CHARITY CARDS (Caz 6519) said...

Hi Vicky - I love this card great news that you can go back to work - I plan to get some sleep now x x

Rosietoes said...

Lovely card Vicky. Glad you got the go-ahead for work.

Edna x

cardmaking bird said...

That's wonderful news, Vicky!! I'm so pleased for you! Fab boy's card too, sweetie! Hugs, Marie xx

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

I love your card it’s so beautiful and your coloring is very, very pretty Vicky! isnt this a great boy image :-) guess what my two are doing right this moment lol


Pat said...

Great news about your work!
Your card is super cute, the image is so sweet and your papers are yummy!
Hugs xx

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card, love your image and your card design. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxx

Sue said...

Great card. I'm also guilty of having loads of stamps that have never been inked - my New Years resolution was to try and use what I've got before buying more (yeah, right!). Sue.x

Kitty said...

Love this card and image, you have done a wonderful job!!

Thanks for joining us at CFM and hope to see you again for the next challenge!

Kitty xx

Lee said...

hey now that IS good news but please be careful gardening,that can make your back ache lol.I love your cute card,gorgeous layout n colours.xxxx

Cazza said...

Hiya Vicky,

Fab news hon, I'm so pleased you can go back to work but do take it easy!!

I absolutely LOVE your card hon!! Fab papers, layout, embellies and super stamp!! :o)


Little K Smith said...

Fabulous boys card Vicky, love this image but don't think I've got this LOTV stamp!! Great paper too :)