Saturday, 10 December 2011

Large-Hearted, Sympathetic, Gentle, Gracious, Thoughtful, Mild, Compassionate, Considerate, Kind ..... Sketch Saturday Challenge #185

I'm so excited \:D/ its unreal .... I actually I-) all through the night for the first time since, well, before Dad died ... Ok so it was medication induced sleep, but a whole night of it all the same!!!!  We took delivery of Dad's new home today too ... flippin heck I didn't expect it to be that big /:) ... we found it on EBay and its called "Open Book"

We had some brill news as well this week about our gorgeous friend Paula, but i can't share that with you just yet :|  ... talking of Paula the card below is one that I made especially for her, to thank her for everything she did for us, which was above and beyond what was expected of her and we :x her lots.

This weeks challenge is sponsored by our friends at Simon Says Stamp!

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and right now, SSS have a fab range of Hero Arts Holiday/Christmas goodies
perfect for those last minute cards you may need to make.

Did you know that you can buy e-gift cards too?
any amount from $5.00 - $100.00 is available, ideal to send to a crafty friend if you're unsure of what to buy them for Christmas.

A very generous $25 gift certificate will be awarded to our lucky challenge winner this week to spend on goodies in the SSS store!

HUGE thanks to everyone at Simon Says Stamp for your continued support and sponsorship of our challenge blog throughout 2011, we are delighted that this will continue throughout 2012 too! :)

Here is this weeks sketch...

.... and my card ...

... close up of Mo's Digital Pencil image "Make A Wish"

... I used her again on the inside in B&W with a beautiful verse ...

To make this card I used:~
CS ~ Stash
DP's ~ RAK from Terry  ... thanks honey xxx
Sentiment ~ Create with TLC
Lace, Pearls & Staples ~ Stash
Tools ~ Sewing Machine, Pencil Crayons, Blending Stumps, Sansodor, Nesties, Cuttlebug, Diamond Stickles


  1. Such a gorgeous card Jilli, and for a very deserving friend as well. Hugs Amanda

  2. So gorgeous card Jilli,I love the image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  3. Hi Jilli, so glad you managed a good nights sleep hun, you must feel better for it. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this gorgeous card, stunning colouring as always and very pretty lace detail.

    Donna x

  4. Soooo pretty Jilli, a beautiful card and I'm sure your friend will love it :o)
    Yaaaaay for sleep!!

  5. Oh love your gorgeous cute card Jilli.

  6. As an insomniac, I totally hear how exciting a full night's sleep, however you get it, is! Well done you. You tease, about Paula. :) And I love this card. I love how the little Mo sweetie is escaping her circle. And, I love your colouring. Happy Easter. xxx

  7. Yes I love the card, its beautiful as are the words in it and the creator!! Login ya loads hun P<3 x


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