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Monday, 18 July 2011

I am still here...i promise!!

Hello me lovelies

How are we all??
Before i get on i would like to say 'Hello & Thank you' to my new follower *waving*

Apologies for being missing again but its been a mad rush all week as my 2nd Son called Connor who is due to go to Secondary school in September...had his year 6 production and his leaver service....what is today Connor has started his 4 day visit to his secondary school. little boys are growing up!! Really scary!! :o(

His year 6 production was amazing..Victorian Tea Party which was also part of their Enterprise they were doing, for £2.50 we had food & lots of funny entertainment and met Queen Victoria herself...mmmm!!
Connor played Burlington Burtie which he looked fantastic in his outfit :D
Leavers service without a doubt was a tear jerking & moving service as always...i did promise i wouldn't cry but i couldn't help it...I'd only been there 5 ruddy minutes..then out comes the tissues.
Then near the end Connor read a prayer out..he read it so beautifully and with soooo much confidence...certainly was a very proud moment..that's when the tears got worse!! 
Then on Friday night Connor & 7 other friends went in a limo to celebrate them leaving primary it was fantastic and they even had kids champagne for them to drink...non-alcoholic of course!!
Then all year 6 had a leavers sleepover at school which they had lots of fun playing games, watching dvds, pizza & lots more...they were truly spoilt but do you know what they well and truly deserved it as they all worked hard all year & what amazing group of friends they all are :D

Right i best stop now as i can feel my eyes welling up we go so out come the tissues!!
I wont be a minute *wiping the tears away*

Right i best get on before the tears start again...tonight's card is a card i made for my hubby's Mum, another of those Simple & Clean cards but with a hint of's the card

(Sorry in advance for poor quality photo's but for some reason couldn't get good light)


Image - Computer generated sentiment
Size - 14.5cm x 14.5cm White card blank
Papers & card - White card (stash)
Inks - Papermania little ink pad
Tools - Nesties scalloped & plain circle, Xcut flower punch, Forever Friends black & gold embossing folder, Computer
Embellies - Ribbon Girl white seam binding, Pearls flowers & pearls (stash)


Thanks for looking and for any comments you may leave!!


Viv's Visuals said...

Absolutely Beautiful. Brought a tear to my eye. x

Lisa Jane said...

awww - i nearly had to reach for the tissue lol.. time just flies by.. i cant believe my daughter had her first driving lesson tonight!
LOve this beautiful card .. my favourite - white on white
Lisa x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Stunning card! Love the white on white with just that hint of colour. Beautiful embossing and flowers and such sweet pearl finishing. Hugs, Lesley

Lynne K said...

Absolutely beautiful, Gemma! Love the embossing, and the hint of colour. Thank you for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot this month, and good luck.

Lynne x

Miss Sue said...

What as lovely card. It is so very stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles.

Jules said...

Hi Gemma

Loving your card. Those flowers look really beautiful!!

Yes, it is scary when your babies grow up .. .. especially when you end up smaller than them LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card again Gemma!
Hugs Kristel

debby4000 said...

Oh love your gorgeous card Gemma.

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is beautiful Gemma. Very elegant. Thank you for sharing with us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Clare x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation hun, just love white on white so elegent!

Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the embossing and the pearly flowers.
It sounds like Connor had a lot of fun leaving activities at his school, great memories.
Nikki x

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card Gemma, really lovely :o) Lisa x

Sheila said...

You cry when you have them; you cry when they start school; you cry when they leave school; they make you cry when they stay out late etc; gawd who would have kids eh? We all would! Nothing wrong with tears of happiness I say! Lovely card Gemma! You stopped crying now?......

uhooi said...

Wow,, This card is very nice, pretty and beautiful,,

coops said...

fantastic card gemma.i love the white on white and beautiful details and design :D

xx coops xx

pinky said...

Very sweet card Gemma, love the white and sparkle. I understand exactly how you feel, my baby is going to Uni in september, leaving home to go to England:( Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.

chris said...

its very special Gemma
Thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge.
Hugs Chris xx

NGCARDS said...

Oooh I love this card hun xxx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Gemma

What a lovely elegant and sophisticated card I soooo love it!

Thanks so much for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.


Wendy said...

I am feeling tearful too Gemma,my little girl is joining the juniors to go into year 3 and my little boy moving on to year 4,its really scary how time just flies by,dread to think what I will be like when they start big school.
Your card is really beautiful.
Wendy xx

Pops x said...

Wow!! This is just fabulous sweetie!! it is sad when they leave school and so much harder for them and us as mums, Teej is moving up to year 9 already it only seemed five minutes since he started and Sammier has just finished school altogether, Big hugs love Pops x x x x

Teresa said...

Absolutely gorgeous! xx

Sally H said...

Fabulous card! Very elegant and classy! Thanks for joining us at Sir stampalot this month and good luck!

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! wow, Gemma this is stunning love the fab embossing and a hint of colour on the white. Very elegant. Been busy this week too, just are'nt enough hours in the day.

Donna x

Maggie said...

This is an amazing card, I'm tearful 2 my dd is going to be a senior and I dunno where the time went..
I'm inviting you to add your cards to our linking party gallery at

carrie-lee said...

good luck to Conner at his new school am sure he will love it, and the card Gemma is very elegant as always xxx

Tracy said...

Fab Entry, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Francesca said...

Fantastic creation
Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot challenge this month
and good luck!


Juls said...

beautifully lush and elegant! Hugs juls

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