Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Follow your dreams

It's once again that time of the year....
Children graduating from school / university and trying to find their way and their place in the world. As a parent, one is always equal part proud and an equal part apprehensive / scared 'cos now that our little ones are off to the real world, it is so much harder to protect them. Though the urge remains....the perils of parenthood :)
Back to the card..
I made this card for the daughter of a dear friend who is graduating from school this year. Our families have known each other since she was in second grade and it is a pleasure to see her blossoming in to this beautiful and wonderful young lady. Go conquer the world.....

This is my first circle side step card. Was a bit of a challenge since I am really bad at " measure it twice and cut it......" blah blah. I am more of a touch, feel and whatever looks good kind of crafter who believes templates are just guidelines ( I am equally bad at assembling furniture or anything which comes with "instructions" )
There is a small metal charm hanging to the left, to remind us to walk our paths "in style" :)

Submitting for the following challenges

CR84FN color challenge
where the color challenge was

 where the challenge was to use lace and shapes

Charisma Cardz. challenge
where the challenge was to use a metal charm


Truly Madly Crafty Challenge
where the challenge was to use 5 of something...and I have used five flowers ( the fifth flower is partly hidden on the last step )


  1. So so pretty, love the shape, colours, embellishments, all of it!! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
    Joanne x

  2. Super cute card! Love the shimmery flower accents! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

  3. Eine interessante Form hast du gewählt.
    Danke, dass du bei uns mitgemacht hast.
    Viele Grüße Doreen EAC-Team

  4. Wonderful card! Love the shape and fabulous details! :)

    Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week,



  5. So very pretty. I love the shaped card and lovely image. I'm sure it will be much appreciated. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

  6. Gorgeous! Love the shape, the sweet image and the pretty daisy lace trim!
    Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week!

  7. This is a wonderful creation, love the colours and the sweet little charm you have used. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
    xx Vee