Sunday, 18 April 2010

Holiday? What holiday?

I've been back at work a week, and it feels like about 4! I won't bore you with the details, but it has been ridiculously busy. Tomorrow (actually, later on today!) Meg is singing a solo in this years Science on stage production at the Royal concert Hall in Nottingham, so there have been a couple of rehearsals for that this week too. I'll need the tissues again no doubt - thank goodness it's dark in there! Today was her birthday, so it's safe to post her birthday card now, not that I'd finished it in time to post it on an earlier day!
I was so indecisive and didn't know which image to use, so I used this on the front...
this in the middle...
and this is what it looks like from above. I was going to do step cards and gate folds and all sorts, but it all went wrong.  I was quickly running out of sheets of purple card, so opted for this. The Guitarist image is from Sassy Studios. The young writer is from Digital Pencil Too (Mo Manning) and both are coloured with promarkers.
With the pressure of tomorrow Meg has sensibly opted to wait until next week to celebrate with friends, bless her. Where did the last 13 years go?!


Francesca said...

great card , love both images and hope she had a wonderful birthday

Fliss said...

Wow! Fabulous card Sally and Megan must really love it.
Know what you mean about time flying as my 2 are now 19 and 21 and sometimes it only seems like yesterday that they were toddlers.

Rose Petal said...

Hello Sally. What a great card. Fab images and I love all the detail, just perfect. Happy crafting.
Love Sandra xx

pinky said...

Excellent teen card, I'll bet she loved it, especially getting two fab images. Hope she has a nice day.

Milena said...

Give Meg a happy birthday kiss from me xxx Your card is wonderful, I especially love that middle image of the writing teen. Could I commission a purple card with that image for Nicole's birthday? She would really love it :)

Michelle said...

A fabulous card Sally, love the little booklet idea and you've done a fantastic job of it, colouring is beautiful! Thanks for your Oh so kind comments on my mini book, being so kind about my age I think you might have to be my new best friend! LOL
x Michelle

Hanna said...

WOW! Fabulous card! Love it! Gorgeou colours and lovely details.
Your colouring is stunning.

Sending you lots of hugs,

Ang said...

Great card, and good luck and Happy Birthday to Meg :)

Cath Wilson said...

Great way to use both images when you can't decide, lol. Love it. Hope this afternoon went well, though I'm sure it will have. You must be very proud. Can't believe she's so grown up enough to choose to celebrate her birthday the week after! Great kid :)

brenda said...

You've got one clever girl there Sally, vocal skills as well as literary ones.

Hope this evening goes well and you wouldnt be naturye if you didn't shed a tear or two.

Lovely card for Megan and wish her a great day from me.

B x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is an amazing card Sally.
Happy Birthday to Megan.
Clare x

Marion said...

Wow! Fabulous card. I expect your daughter loved it. Two great images and coloured beautifully.

craftycrafter said...

beautiful card im sure your daughter will love it xxxxDorothy

craftimamma said...

Hi Sally, what a brilliant card for your daughter! I love it and I bet she did too. Did you use the whole box of tissues, Lol ?!?

Sorry I've been missing but I had two weekends away and visitors in between so it's taken me all day today to catch up.

Lesley Xx

lisa said...

Happy Birthday to Meg, Happy Birthday to Meg!!! sorry I'll stop singing now, not pretty.
Your card is gorgeous, I'm sure she'll love it.
I hope the concert went well, you have every right to be a very proud Mum. I'm sure Meg was a star, where do they get their confidence from, I know at 13 I could never have done anything like that, I couldn't now!!
I hope she enjoys all her birthday celebrations and don't you work too hard.


Chris said...

A stunning card you made for Megan's birthday Sally... I bet she just loved it!!
I hope she had a wonderful day :D
Don't know where the years go... just like yourself I blink and they are
Chris xx

Jules said...

Hi Sally

A beautiful card that is extra special because it has the two images.

I hope your daughter had a wonderful birthday and that the production went well.

Love Jules xx

Kay Carley said...

What a lovely fun card Sally!

Kay xx

She said...

Beautiful card. S xxx