Sunday, 13 November 2011

First Aid kit House Mouse 'Get Well' card

 Hello folks!  Well what fantastic shows on Create and Craft this weekend... including our Joanna and Jo.  I though the design team excelled themselves with the gorgeous samples.  Well done teamies.
 This is the card I made showcasing the House Mouse 'Doctors orders' stamp set.  I stamped and coloured the image using alcohol markers and used my Nesties and Cricut to create the tag.  The first aid kit bag I drew freehand and cut out.  I stitched all around the edge with white thread.  I used my Cricut and Gypsy to create the white cross.  I attached the tag to the bag with a ribbon bow.
You can really see the stitching from this angle.  The handle was colours using the marker too.
Being in the Brighton Congress Hall Salvation Army band I was in the Remembrance Day Parade this morning.  The Sun was shining.  It was a beautiful day (my hat didn't fly off this year while I was marching and playing going past the pier as it normally does) It was a very poignant moment when our lovely Cyril (in his 90's and still playing in our band) laid the wreath on behalf of BCH.  I shall never forget.
 Enjoy what is left of the weekend.
Ciao for now!
Sandra x

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12 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

Sandra this is gorgeous - such a brilliant idea. Really love this stamp. I one of the shows and must agree, all the samples were fantastic.
Hugs
Denise xx

pinky said...

This is amazing Sandra, love the attention to detail and cute little image. Have Joanne's show taped to savour later:)

Hazel said...

Your card is super, we loved it when we saw it on the TV. I'm glad the weather was slightly better this year for you marching. Hazel x

Doreen said...

A stunning creation Sandra.xxx

Fiona said...

Fabtastic and very inventive Sandra. Missed the show today as just going to work at that time. How lovely that Cyril is still playing in your band at 90 plus, what lovely memories you will have. What do you play?

lisa said...

The programmes were great and the samples ceertainly were stunning, Sandra.
Your First Aid bag is absolutely gorgeous. You always come up with such original ideas.
I'm glad your parade went well. It's been a lovely weekend of services, very moving.
Hugs Lisax

Roma said...

Beautiful card & thanks for your lovely comment on my blog x

Ellie said...

What a darling project!! Love that stamp!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at penny black and more!

brenda said...

What a really imaginative creation Sandra.

Thank you for joining us at Penny Black and More Challegne this month and good luck with all the prizes on offer.

B x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Cute image and fabulous colouring, so lovely cretion!


Thank you so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More Challenge, good luck;-))m

Anita said...

That is absolutely adorable Sandra! I just love the innovative design and that image is just so cute.xxx

Helen said...

This is great! Your card is really effective and I love the design.

Thanks for joining us at Little Claire and good luck!

Helen x