Thursday, 10 August 2017

AYLI - Favourite embellishment

Hello folks!! It's time to get your embellishments out and let us know at

As You Like It Challenge

which is your favourite!!

I am not one for a lot of embellishments but if I am feeling in a fancy mood I add ribbon to a card for a bit of interest. It adds a lovely touch to certain designs and still doesn't add too much bulk for posting, as you can see on my card.


Another card without a coloured image, I don't know what is going on lately!! This sweet little fairy and papers came free with a magazine and was perfect to send to a friend for her Birthday. All it needed was a gold mat and my perfectly matching ribbon. 

I usually say I am looking forward to the weekend because Martin will be off, and he will be, but I am abandoning the boys and going out on a "jolly" with the girls from work. We are going to Bournemouth to see Mama Mia at the Pavilion. I can't wait!! I love live theatre and it has been far too long since I have been to see a show. It's a matinee performance so I have booked us in for a nice lunch beforehand. We can dance and sing the calories off later!!

Anyway I know it's a bit premature but whatever the weekend has in store for you, I hope it's a good one!!

See you soon xx

21 comments:

  1. Love the CAS style layout the beautiful image doesn't a lot of embellishments, your ribbon is the perfect finishing touch, enjoy your weekend.

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  2. An adorable card and Fairy image Sarah, looks like one of the original Flower Fairies. Enjoy your weekend trip.

    B x

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  3. Your card is so lovely Sarah with that sweet butterfly girl. I hope you have a great time in the weekend. Hugs Veerle x

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  4. Beautiful card, love the ribbon. Have a fab time this weekend and enjoy the show. x

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  5. You know me and embellishments, but I agree, the odd bow adds a little elegance to a card.The gold mounts add another layer of elegance to your 'freebie' card. :)

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  6. What a beautiful image Sarah, your gold mat and pretty pink ribbon is all that was needed to showcase this beauty. Hope you enjoy your weekend.
    Lorraine

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  7. Hi Sarah, a gorgeous fairy card, it is nice to work with pre coloured images for a change. Love the little bow with the sentiment. Hope you have a brilliant time at Mumma Mia... have a wonderful weekend... Megan

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  8. Such a gorgeous card Sarah, love the pretty image and your matching ribbon is beautiful. Have a lovely time with your friends! xx

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  9. WOW! What a beautiful image Sarah!! Realy love the gold shinny accents and the luscious pink silk ribbon too!! Have fun with the girls!! HUGS :)

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  10. Such a stunning card Sarah! Love the image and colour palette! Have a great weekend!
    Laine
    xx

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  11. Hi Sarah,
    oh I love this card and that excellent design.
    You see my Mum bless her loved fairies and collected everything that came with them on over the years.
    So when she passed I couldn't bear to see them go to a charity shop, and now I have faries all over my house of hers, and few of a friends too.
    Makes for interesting polishing and dusting, but I just can't part with them.
    My only regret is they never released the flower faries for crafting till after her passing as I could have made her some beauties I think like this one you have made.
    Enjoy your theatre this weekend.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  12. Such a pretty card Sarah, a beautiful flower fairy and sweet little bow.
    I hope you have a lovely time at the theatre.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  13. I've got these too and have made quite a few of them. Your card is very pretty and the ribbon fits perfectly. Enjoy Mama Mia. I was lucky to see it in London many years ago. A great show. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  14. Aww lovely card Sarah, such a sweet little fairy :)
    Have fun with the girlies, I reckon that would be a great stage show

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  15. What a lovely card Sarah! You can't go wrong with a bit of ribbon on your card. Beautifully tied bow.
    Have a fantastic time at the show singing along to all the songs :). Debra x

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  16. A lovely card Sarah and the gold sets it off wonderfully. Enjoy Mamma Mia! x

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  17. A very pretty flower fairy and pretty ribbon.
    I hope you have a fab time at Mama Mia
    Lorraine x

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  18. Sara, this is such a lovely card. It has such a sweet feel, just like the darling in the picture. I do hope you have a wonderful time this weekend!

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  19. You wouldn't need to add more to this glorious card anyway Sarah, it's a stunner.x
    [the image looks familiar, think I got a pack of these a while back in a mag!]
    [aNNie]

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  20. Wonderful card and such a lovely fairy image xx

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  21. I absolutely love this card Sarah. The image is so beautiful and works in perfect harmony with the backing papers, such gorgeous colours too. I think you've embellished it to perfection with the pretty pink ribbon, I love it! Crafty hugs, Sandra x

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