Monday, 29 April 2013

Mum to Be

I'm running a bit late tonight as I was watching TV!  I was out with a school chum today and we ventured north to Grandtully to The Highland Chocolatier.  I can't believe I'd never heard of it before, let alone been there.  Awesome is the only word I can use to describe it.  You see the choccies being made and readied to be despatched to the likes of Gordon Ramsay, Claridges and Harvey Nics to name but a few so we are talking seriously wonderful stuff.  My dear friend bought me a cone of white chocolate buttons which I'm going to savour.  You will know by now that there would be an eaterie attached which was as delicious as the chocolates.  All in all it was a lovely day out, the sun was shining, it was warm (inside the car) and the scenery beautiful.  I can't believe how late everything is this year, only one more day until May and the trees are just beginning to spring to life.

Anyway, enough waffle for now and onto my card for today.  My daughter asked me to make this card for her department to give to one of their colleagues who is leaving to have a baby.  She knows it's going to be a boy which is why I've made it on the blue tones.  Hope you like!

Off to bed when I've finished this.  Sleep well!
Anne x

no insert to show as I stuck it in before I took the photo but I've used the spotty paper

Elements :
Image - Pink Petticoat
Sentiment - from Greetings & Sentences collection by Flonzcraft
Papers - from Tulips collection by Docraft
Dies - Elegant Flourish by Tim Holtz / Circles by Spellbinders (used to make scallops)
Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts
Other Bits & Bobs - stash

Challenges :
Charisma Cardz - Polka Dots
Simon Says - Anything
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Squigglefly - Odd Man Out
Stampavie - Die Cuts


Carol said...

A beautiful card Anne. I've been to the chocolate place too and it is very yummy. Carol x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Anne
Fabulous card...gorgeous image...,
Hugs Sylvie xxx

cotnob said...

This is lovely Anne, such pretty papers and great layout.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Anne, I like the image the papers and the flowers.
Kevin xx

Holly said...

what a sweet card! I love the scalloped square shape and the pretty design in the background paper. The teeny flowers are darling! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

Lin said...

Darling card! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,fabulous colours and

Jules said...

Hi Anne

I thought you were giving us a bit of news then with that blog post title LOL!!!!

That chocolate making place sounds magic. I love watching things being made .. .. but have to admit to not being a fan of white chocolate.

Loving your card. The perfect image and a great layout.

Hope you have a good day.

Love Jules xx

Asha said...

Oh what a lovely card! Love the colours and the cute little flowers too. She's going to love this for sure!
xxx Asha

nwilliams6 said...

The chocolates sound heavenly! Cute card for a Mother-to-be (darling image) and I really like your papers and layout. Thanks for joining us in the Squigglefly - Odd Man Out challenge.

nwilliams6 said...

The chocolates sound heavenly! Cute card for a Mother-to-be (darling image) and I really like your papers and layout. Thanks for joining us in the Squigglefly - Odd Man Out challenge.

Janette said...

Hi Ann its so good to be back and gaining inspiration from talented people like you. I have enjoyed looking through your blog and all I can say is wow.

Beryl said...

It's lovely Anne. Super image and papers that match it beautifully.
Beryl xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is delightful Anne. Great colouring. Glad you had a nice day out.


Claire said...

This is a fab card - love the image and layout. Hugs, Claire x

Kathy Bradley said...

Such a sweet and adorable card - sure to bring a smile to the expectant mother!

Steph said...

What a sweet card and gorgeous Spring like colours! Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, hope to see you again soon! x