Sunday, 15 August 2021

Isabella Blog Hop

 Hello and welcome to the CTMH Australasian blog hop, if you have arrived from Kimberley's blog you are in the right place. If you have arrived by chance I hope my projects can inspire you. You can continue the hop by clicking on the link at the end of this post.

Today we are showcasing the Isabella collection, these papers are so yummy they are bright and colourful and I so enjoyed working with them. Blue is my favourite colour and the colour bluebird features prominently in this collection and I am pleased to say it isn't one of the retiring colours so it will be available for at least the next 12 months.

After forty seven years of nursing I decided it was time to retire late last year, so many memories both good and not so good. My last position was as a pre admission nurse, which means I would ring patients booked for elective surgery, go through their medical history, answer any questions and do whatever I could to help prepare them their stay in hospital. It was a welcome change from the hectic and busy ward work.

I came across a similar card on Pintrest, it is 5"x5" and uses four of the six different pattern papers from this collection. After colouring the butterflies I have used the clear shimmer brush and they look so pretty unfortunately it's not so visible in the photo.

 Some days it's hard to believe that I have a grandniece that is 19 years old, and has been driving for over two years. This layout is of her and her new car. 

The title was cut using the Block Alphabet Thin Cuts which can be found in the clearance section on my website for only $44.00 at the moment, that's a great saving. I love these thin cuts they are the best for creating titles. 

I used toffee cardstock and heat embossed the letters with white embossing powder and a discontinued pattern stamp to match the star. I am trying to use up my stash of older embellishments before the new catalogues are released in September, these diecuts worked perfectly for this layout.

 Thank you for stopping by, now hop along to Shaunna's Passionate About Pages  and see what great project she has to share.

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Happy crafting!