Wednesday, 16 May 2018

You always need Thank You cards after a Birthday

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends and Visitors

How is your week going? The weather has certainly been nice here. This week I started invigilating at our local secondary school. This should provide me with enough money to keep up with my crafty needs. I am also getting a small pension that I almost forgot about. It is  just enough to keep me going. As they say every little helps.

The post title says it all I had a birthday I got some lovely presents and cards so I need thank you cards.

I loved the Doodled Floral Corner Digi set from Fred She Said that I used for a Design Team piece recently. With Publisher I created the shaded blue background. Then I placed the image on top. There was no thank you sentiment with the set so I created my own. I printed the resulting image onto Neenah card stock and I coloured the flowers and leaves with my Promarkers. Not much else was needed just some simple matting and layering. I made ten of these cards. They are nice and flat for posting too, 

Here are the gorgeous handmade cards I received. 

This is just some of the highlights from our trip to Glasgow. Here  is part of the Charles Rennie Mackinstosh Chinese inspired tea room interior. It is in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. We did see the recreated Tea Room at The Willow Tea Rooms. 

This rather fabulous display was at the Gallery of Modern Art. 

On my birthday we had afternoon tea at The Willow Tea Rooms. The chairs were amazing they were just so tall. The food was good too. 

We used the tour bus while we were there it makes it so easy to get around. We had a two day ticket and we got to see lots of thing that we would have been harder without it. 

Near the cathedral there is this mural of St Mungo. Apparently one of his miracles was to revive a robin. 

We are members of the National Trust which meant that we were able to visit the Tenement House that is owned by the National Trust of Scotland. It is a time capsule from when it was built. It gives a fascinating insight into ordinary life. 

Here are all ten cards together. I did enjoy using all the different colours. All I have to do now is get them into the post. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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Janet Packer said...

A lovely thank you card Jackie. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your birthday and the sights of Glasgow. It’s a lovely city isn’t it?

Lori Kobular said...

All of your thank you cards are beautiful! Love the different color flowers and paper!

Alison59 said...

Lovely thank you cards Jackie :-)

Beautiful cards you received too and thanks for sharing your photos x said...

Beautiful card and great photos

Donna Barrow said...

Lovely cards Jackie, Glad you had a lovely birthday xx

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous cards Jackie, love the colours you have chosen. Thank you for sharing photographs of your trip to Glasgow.
Linda xxx

Liz said...

A beautiful collection of cards, Jackie, the stamp is so pretty. How lovely to get so many handcrafted birthday cards. Thanks for sharing the photos of your trip to Glasgow. xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

Beautiful cardssssss Jackie and fab photo's

gr karin

Jan Ltc said...

Great photos Jackie and fab cards xx Jan

Kate M said...

Thanks for sharing the photos of your trip to Glasgow - really enjoyed seeing these.
Your thank you cards are beautiful as are the colours you have chosen.
Glad youy had a lovely birthday and werent the hand made cards you received stunning - you obviously have talented craft friends!

froebelsternchen said...

Fantastic cards receied and your THANK YOU card collection is unique! Thank you very much for joining Moo Mania & More with that amazing cards!
Happy belated Birthday and thank you for sharing the beautiful photos of Glasgow!

karenlotty said...

WOW what a busy few days you had in Glasgow Fantastic photos
Happy belated birthday Love the Thank You cards you have made
Loved the previous post too I have that 3D folder and haven’t used it - had a play to try and get sandwich right I will try with card and not sheets of paper and see if that’s better

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny DT forI ♥promarkers
My Blog As I do Rodos

Em Louise Fairley said...

They are beautiful, Jackie xoxo

Janis Lewis said...

So Cute! Thanks for sharing at Craftaholics R Us.
Pause Dream Enjoy

Rosie said...

Wonderful cards.

Thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

Maritza Rios said...

Beautiful card! Thanks you for joining with us Good luck with your entry
Maritza DT

Shabneez said...

Loved reading about your birthday Jackie - lucky lady! Very thoughtful of you to have made the thank you cards. Shabneez x

Cathy Clowes said...

Your thank you cards are so beautiful Jackie. Glad you had a nice birthday and hope the work is going well. Cathy x

Gwyneth said...

I think all ten of your cards are stunning. Looks like you had a great time away.

Hannapanna said...

Happy belated birthday! These cards are really lovely. Gorgeous colours and I love the flower stamp.

- Hanna, GD

Janice said...

Just back from holiday so catching up with commenting ;-)
You received some beautiful cards for your birthday. Lovely photos of your trip and your thank you cards are beautiful.
Janice x

Eve's Card Designs said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge, good luck! Yvonne (DT)

CraftyLyn said...

Lovely card,always nice to receive a thank you, thanks for joining us here at I Love Promarkers challenge,Lyn DT x.

Sharon Noble said...

Your set of cards are beautiful Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck hugs from Sharon Dt