Wednesday, 8 June 2011

The paper does all the work

It's been a bit of a day today - we had to go up to St Thomas' hospital for John to get his eye looked at (he hit into his eye with the edge of the latch of our garden gate on Friday afternoon and had to go to our local A & E because he was very unwell) - anyway, we now have antibiotic ointment. We were there for quite some time, so the whole day was taken up.

Having done a few other things earlier in the evening I just wanted to relax and make a card - no inking or stamping, just using designer papers and a gatefold cardblank - a rather nice one that laps over in the middle rather than just meeting iyswim. So this is for Claudia & company 83 'fancy folds', Top tip Tuesday 37 'more than 1 fold', Stampavie and more 144 'more than a fold'

I used my cropodile to make holes to thread through some Papermania sparkling trim.

The papers are DCWV Mariposa - they are very glittery and foiled.

I love the writing about the honeysuckle - it so reminds me of going for walks with mum, my auntie and my nan when I was a little girl - we used to walk through a lane where there was honeysuckle trailing over a fence and my nan always used to remark about the beautiful scent of it. I'm linking this for Daring cardmakers June flowers.

This is also for:

Truly scrumptious 58: summer sparkle
Kort o mania 41: monochromatic
Guylou's inimitability: monochromatic
Scrapbook sisters 39: an English country garden
Pile it on 23: summer heaven
Little darlings 1: summer theme
Pear tree designs 52: summer delights
Spoon full of sugar 155: here comes summer
Crazy amigo: summer
Craft room 1: anything goes
Deep ocean challenge 1: anything goes


  1. That is beautiful paper. Hope John feels well Hazel x

  2. Beautiful project! Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's. I noticed that this is your second entry in the challenge and we ask that participants enter only one. I just wanted to let you know that only your first entry will be entered in the draw.

  3. that paper is so pretty and sparkley, it really does do the work for you. I guess you can take it easy once inawhile.
    I hope hubby's eye fares well.
    thanks for playing with us at Paper Pretties.

  4. What a lovely card Hazel, really pretty. Thanks for joining us over at Daring Cardmakers this week x

  5. I hope that your hubby is feeling better now and I just wanted to say that your card is so elegant and beautiful. :)

    Thank your for playing with us Top Tip Tuesday and good luck to you!
    Hugs :)

  6. Beautiful DP!

    Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion good luck!
    Hugs shell xx

  7. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with The Daring Cardmakers Hazel, it's just right for our Roses and Honeysuckle challenge this week

  8. What a beautiful summer card Hazel!

  9. Thank you for joining us at the pear tree design this week with your super work
    linda x

  10. Very pretty Hazel.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  11. Hi hazel....what fantastic paper...must see if I can find some of that!!!! love fancy folds gives the card real dimension....take care margaret

  12. Love this paper! Glad your husband is ok! Thanks for playing at Guylou's!

  13. Your card really shows off the beautiful paper. Thank you for joining the BTC&G "In the Garden" challenge this month.

  14. What a beautiful card! Thanks for playing the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge!

  15. So pretty! I love your fold, and that paper is amazing! Thanks so much for playing this week in the Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge!


  16. Hi Hazel

    What a wonderful card! The paper is just so beautiful.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :-)

  17. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

  18. Absolutely LOVE this fold, what a beautiful creation!!! thanks so much for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

  19. Wow this is a great card, gorgeous papers and the fold of the card really suits it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenges this month.
    Kim xXx

  20. Beautiful Hazel! Very elegant, love the ribbon closure!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month.
    Lynne x

  21. What a beautiful idea to use the paper as your focal point! Love the butterfly paper and verse!
    Thanks for joining us on the Little
    Darlings Challenge. Myrna

  22. Gorgeous card! love these papers! Thanks for joining us at Guylou's Inimitability!! Bren

  23. beautiful sweet card !!!!!!!

    thanks for joining us at sam this week

  24. Beautiful creation!!! Thank you for entering our 1th Little Darlings challenge - hope to see you back next time too :)
    Hugs, Lena K

  25. cute card :D
    thanks for playing along with us over at kort o mania!
    big hugs

  26. Wooow cute card Hazel!
    Thank you for joining us at Deep Ocean, hope to see you again soon!
    Don't forget to come to discover on june, 20th who is the winner, he could be you!



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