Monday 26 May 2014

Steampunk Birthday

Good morning I hope you had a lovely weekend and those in the UK are enjoying our long weekend!  I have been MIA because I treated my son and gorgeous grandsons to a weekend away at Alton Towers.  For those of you not in the UK this is a theme park.  We stayed in a themed room at one of the hotels in the park.  Very exhausting but fun I have some pictures at the end of the post.

Today sees a new challenge at Lexi's Creations and the theme for this challenge is Happy Birthday. I decided to do a sort of girly steampunk card:

This is an image that I was lucky enough to win a while back from Stitchy Bear's Outlet - thank you. I had great fun colouring her with my Copics.  The papers are Nitwits Ladies and Gentlemen.  Sentiment is a Waltzingmouse and had been cut using their tag die.  The clock is a die I picked up from the NEC and ribbon from my stash.

If you head over to Lexi's Creations to see what the rest of the DT have done and for more details of the challenge.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Here are some pictures of our weekend:

Harrison in his bunk

Getting very wet!

Rafe tending to his garden

In their Postman Pat delivery van!

Thanks so much for looking today I will be round to catch up! Take care xx


Unknown said...

Such gorgeous pictures of the children and it sounds like fun for young and 'old' the steampunk card too, fantastic colours and

Basslady said...

Your card is so cool and stylish, hun!

Hugs and kisses from germany, Silvi xoxo

Julie B said...

Glad you had a fab time. Were you lucky with the weather 'cos we were only the otherside of Stoke and it was dreadful!Luckily today the sun is out. Great card by the way!

Basslady said...

Your card is so cool and stylish, hun!

Hugs and kisses from germany, Silvi xoxo

Unknown said...

I am sure you had a fantastic weekend, my son went last month with his two boys and they loved it.
Stunning card and I do luv that image and ur colouring is fantastic
Chris x

Anet's Crafting said...

Your card is beautiful Susan, I love the dot paper and the way you added the Pink is very striking. Thank you for sharing the photo's it looks like you had a wonderful time away.

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Susan, what fab photos of Harrison and Rafe, they look like they had great fun. What fabulous hair Rafe has, lovely children.
Great card, love your colours, and papers. Fab steampunk girl image, hugs Kate x

Jo said...

Lovely card Susan, great image......and your Grandsons are adorable!
hugs Jo x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Susan, I love the image, beautiful colouring and gorgeous detailing too.
How lovely of you to treat your son and grandsons to a weekend away at Alton Towers. It looks like they had a wonderful time.
hugs Sue xx

rachel said...

gorgeous card susan. love the photos too. looks like you had fun xx

Anonymous said...

Awesome card ! Looks like you had great fun at Alton towers. Its not hat far from us and ive had fab times there

Unknown said...

Oh Susan, that looks as if you all had such a wonderful time! Beautiful shots of the boys, they must have had so much fun! Your steampunk style card is gorgeous, so girly, love how you coloured her hair, fab! Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

chrissy xx said...

What a sweetie she is! What FABulous colours she is Susan..LOving your embellishments too.
Wow! These photo's are Brilliant. LOve this bunk bed.. Boy! They sure are growing fast..

Chrissy said...

Such a great Girly Steampunk Susan and love the image and fabulous colouring..the park looks just right for me and love the bunk bed and could help tend that garden quite happily..and now singing the postman pat song.."With his black and white cat"..pity my G/children dont even remember postman pat.[but I do]


cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Susan, such a fabulous image and I love your bright pink embellishments.
Lovely photographs, it looks like the children had a great time.

Patricia said...

Good evening Susan,
Glad you had a great weekend, the boys look as though they are having fun anyway.
I am not into Steampunk but I love what you have done with your card.

Patricia xx

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Susan. I love the image which is beautifully coloured and the layers are gorgeous.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

Deborah said...

Fab card Susan, loving the colours. Glad you had a great time at Alton Towers - the photos are fab.

Deborah A

julie_woolston said...

Stunning card Susan I love the image
your Grandsons are absolutely gorgeous, what beautiful hair.

Hugs Julie xxx

Glenda Atkins said...

Love your steampunk card Susan and your grandson's are adorable, thanks for sharing!

coops said...

stunning card susan.i love the steampunk image and fantastic colours.
i love your family pics, you get drenched on the pirate boats don`t
i live a 10 minute drive from Alton Towers in Cheadle.

xx coops xx

mags said...

A gorgeous card Susan. Love the image and colours. Looks like you had a fab weekend too.