Monday, November 28, 2011's the Big 50

Morning of my Flickr Hero Arts buddies is celebrating her 50th birthday...yes the BIG FIVE-0 on December 9th and she has very kindly invited us all to the big celebration birthday party....pop over to Virginia's Blog to find out how you can join in the fun too.
Here's the card I made for Virginia...who is just one of sweetest folks ever...always ready to welcome newbies to the help out with questions and queries and always there with words of encouragement for everyone.

Sending huge birthday hugs Virginia and woohoo YOU DID IT girl...well done on your first published card.
if you don't know Virginia you can find her blog HERE....well worth a visit.
And would you like to win this....
a flat pack Christmas Reindeer which you could decorate just like Andrea did...
included in the give-away will be...
2 metres of Berisford red microdot ribbon
10 metres of Cherry Red Divine Twine
10 silver jingle bells
So why don't you pop over to The Ribbon Girls get your name in the hat and this cutie could be joining you in plenty of time for Christmas.
I'll be back tomorrow to tell you all about my day getting mega messy with Andy Skinner.
Hugs Kath xxx


  1. First of all, I am deeply honored that you made a GORGEOUS card for my virtual birthday party! The embossing and background are simply perfect! Secondly, I am touched by your kind words! Thank you, Kath, for making my birthday so special! You have NO idea how much I have been a SILENT secret admirer of your creations.Well, the secret is OUT now! hugs!

  2. Congratulations to Virginia and what a lovely way to celebrate! Your card is beautiful, kath! The happy birthday sentiment is did you do it? Hoping you have a good day...and Buddy too! Hugs, Janet xx

  3. Super birthday card. Can't wait to hear all about yesterday.

  4. Simply stunning my friend love everything about it.

    Still have extreme probs with blogger blog so started afresh....however all is well and I've had no problems what so's a dream to be blogging when it works lol


    Ali x

  5. Beautiful card Kath. Hope you had fun this weekend. Hugs to Buddy. :)

  6. What a beautiful card Kath and isn't the reindeer a really lovely prize. Laura

  7. Super with the Kraft & white +1 colour. Is this a new trend I ask. Very striking. Hope you got your desk cleared up OK & had a super time yesterday.
    Happy Birthday to Virginia too.
    Paula (PEP)

  8. Hi Kath.Beautiful card can't wait to hear your tales of yesterday.
    Kathleen x

  9. Beautiful card for Virginia, Kath! Love the way you extended the stem of the hydrangea! Hugs! :)

  10. Lovely cards and great to catch up yesterday. That reindeer is too cute.
    Hugs Erika.

  11. I love this card! Hydrangeas are one of my favourite flowers, ours are still blooming in the garden yet! Happy birthday to Virginia on turning 50. As we sayin the north east 'It's nae sair'

  12. Really Beautiful card Kath.Can't wait to hear about you getting messy with Andy lol.Hugs xx Cuddles for the Big

  13. Evening Kath, Hope you had a lovely time yesterday, can't wait to see. Love your card. Hugs x ChrisB

  14. Fabulous birthday card, love the ice cream cone on the other card.

    Kath x

  15. Your card is fabulous, super colours.