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Not really missing

I'm not really missing, I have just had a couple of busy days. I went out with my friends from work yesterday to celebrate my friend Vicky's and my birthday. I didn't come home until 2 this morning. SO not like me but we had a lovely evening and the weather was perfect so nobody wanted to go home.I was driving so no drink was involved but my goodness today I am shot!
I checked the blogs for challenges this morning and I've done it again, I have won one of the prizes over on Penny Black Saturday Challenge with this card. I'm doing well at the moment, its not the fact that I get anything more that people actually like my work.
So for all my craft followers I'll post a couple of cards that I absolutely cased from Paula Pascual. I hold my hands up they are NOT my idea, but when I saw her version here I fell in love with it. Paula does the most beautiful work, very simple in design but with huge Wow factor, if you don't know her already you have to go and check out her beautiful work. These are the two cards I made and although the recipients loved them I know they are a poor copy of the original.
I now have a whole week off work so I plan to fumigate the house and finish all my half done projects, check back for more crafting posts but first I need a little lie down!

Comments

Anesha said…
Congratulations on your win!!!! The cards are lovely and elegant.Have a great weekend.
Paula Pascual said…
Hi Kathy, I am so touched that I can inspire you! Love the cards!
Paulax

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