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Happy Birthday City Crafter !!! (CCCB 104)

I am wondering how you all are doing....
And I hope all is well with you!

Being away for 4 weeks.Yes I know; too long :)
Lots to share but for now I have to start somewhere and I think this weeks' challenge  at the City Crafter Challenge Blog is a wonderful way to get back to my little blog.

Kirsty and her DT are celebrating the 2nd birthday of CCCB.
and it's one of my favorite challenges to play along.
Congratulations Kirsty and the wonderful ladies of the DT!

This week the challenge is about a casing a card. 
You can go through challenge #1 to #103; make your choice and case it!

I cased one of Kirsty's cards; she made it for challenge #11 "Shades of Green"
Kirsty made this card: 




And I came up with this:

I placed my sentiment on top left:




And instead of the sentiment on the right I added  a die cut. And of course some pearls:)




A little signature on the back :) Had to show it; so cute!!!



And this is my card:



Last few weeks went by before I knew it. Besides my job I also
made a few cards, worked in the garden, spent time with family and friends, decluttered the house and did some spring cleaning, changed the menu and meals, lost some weight (and feeling much better)
Yes I have to catch up and  I will be back soon; I won't be away for another 4 weeks....

Have a lovely Sunday!

Stella


Comments

Inkyfingers said…
Welcome back Stella, you have been missed! I love your case card and dragonfly and bee are so sweet. Hope you enjoyed your break.
Hugs
Carol x
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
Good to see you back here Stella, I have been peeking in almost everyday to see if you are back creating again, what a wonderful take on the challenge, I love your soft and feminine approach, and it is beautiful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB, and thanks for being a great friend here too! You know we all miss you!
Sasha said…
So pleased to see you back in Blog Land, Stella.
Your card is gorgeous! I LOVE your pretty little dragonfly, bee, pearls and the sweet roses. And the handmade stamp on the back finishes your card off so perfectly xx
VanessaB said…
welcome back! looove the card you chose to CASE. Your card turned out beautifully! love the shades of green :)
Geri said…
It's been too long, Stella...but this creation was worth the wait...so very beautiful!!
Dear Stella. SO good to see you back. This card is just so sweet. Love teh layers and the fabric. So matchy matchy.. Rachel would say! En wat een schat van een roosje. Helemaal toppie.

Inky hugs, Pauline
Michelle said…
Hello Stella!!!
This is such a beautiful card! Gorgeous papers and roses! Love the bee and dragonfly!
Hugs!
Michelle
**Farrah** said…
Ahhh you're back.....and with a stunning card! It's so sweet and delicate.
I'm glad you have made some changes to help you, my dear Stella. Glad you are feeling a bit better, too! I've missed you. Just happened to come over to see if I missed anything from you (even though i get your emails, but thought maybe something was wrong with that email delivery) and here you have a card! Hooray!

It's so lovely, and it always makes me feel serene to look at your creations. No exception here! Biggest of hugs, my friend.
Tante Käthe said…
Glad you're feeling better, I missed you!

A beautiful card, I love the soft touch of it!

Hugs
Majo
Welcome back Stella! Great to see you crafting again! This card is so pretty! Love the shabby vibe!
Cornelie said…
Mooie kaartjes allebei hoor!
Groetjes Cornelie
M@rjan said…
Hee! Daar ben je gelukkig weer, ik vroeg me al af wat je allemaal aan het uitspoken was. Maar ik zie dat je je niet verveeld hebt.
Wat heb je hier weer een mooie creatie neergezet, zo zacht van kleur en subtiel van uitwerking!

Groetjes, Marjan
Ros said…
It's always a pleasure to have you join us at CCCB and your cards are always so elegant and beautiful ... this is no exception ... another beautiful creation ... love the colours you chose and the little signature stamp is adorable ... have a wonderful week ... lovely to see you back here... xxx
Pauline said…
So nice to see you return Stella! What a pretty card, thos papers are gorgeous!
Wendy ten Hove said…
Erg leuk geworden deze, Stella! Goed dat je er weer bent! Mooie kleuren heb je gebruikt!
Groetjes, Wendy
lauren bergold said…
oh ♥WOW♥! now that is just such a very gorgeous card on its own... and a brilliant take on kirsty's "shades of green" also! i like the way you've taken the inspiration and run with it in your own lovely style! ♥
Jacqueline said…
Het is weer een pracht!
Ik kom gauw eens de kunst afklijken.
Jacqueline
Ira Huberts said…
You're back! Welkom terug in ons bloglandje ;-) Je hebt je in de afgelopen weken kennelijk goed geamuseerd met allerlei nuttige zaken, altijd prettig om wat gewicht van je af te kunnen gooien ;-) Wat een chique kaart heb je gemaakt Stel, en die stémpel! Echt zó lief! Mooie kleuren ook weer, maar ja, da's jou wel toevertrouwd! Liefs, Ira xox
Thea said…
Beeldig kaartje Stella. Echt weer helemaal jouw stijl. Ik duik m'n kamertje ook nog even in zag vanmiddag iets leuks op een blog, even proberen ;-)

Liefs Thea
xxx
Suzie McFloozy said…
Sounds like you've been busy - it's great to hear you sounding so chipper !
Your card is fabulous I love your soft, gentle and pretty style and it is so nice to see it again here x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo
Linda R said…
This is so pretty. I just love your take on Kirsty's card.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!
Heather Jensen said…
So very pretty Stella. I am glad you are back and feeling better. :)

Hugs~
Davi said…
Missed you STella glad to see you creating!! Such beautiful cards you have created too. I ruffles on the bottom of the green one... VERY pretty!
cnelson said…
Missed you Stella!! What a PERFECTLY LOVELY take on Kirsty's card's! Thanks so much for joining us for our birthday this week! !
Sylvia said…
Beautiful card, Stella, great card to case! I miss seeing you around blog land, but glad to know that you are busy! I have eaten the second tiny tomato this year, My husband ate the first, since he will soon be gone and I will have lots to eat. Our spring is so nice and my garden has had enough rain to grow well this year! Have a wonderful Wednesday and hope you will be around again soon.
Sue Lelli said…
OOOH! How I have MISSED you, Stella! And what a way to come back! This card is GORGEOUS! LOVE the soft subtle aqua and the dragonfly and the bee! And that bright pink rose cluster is FAB! Don't wait 4 weeks again! I can't stand it!
Congrats, Stella, on winning an honor over at City Crafter for your beautiful, beautiful card. Hugs!
Rebekah said…
Beautiful Stella!!
I don't know how I missed this!(I will blame blogger!)
Glad to see you back!! Good to hear you are doing well. Look forward to seeing more cards!
Sabrina said…
Oh, thanks for sharing this, I missed the news about City Crafter. That's again a pretty card, Stella!! You know, you got your own definition of pretty, I do not know how to describe, but I think I can recognize your card easily, it's Stella-style-pretty :)
~Tammy~ said…
Pretty Pretty Pretty Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous!!!!
Audrey Pettit said…
Great to see you back, Stella! And what a gorgeous card this is! I love the soft colors and papers and love those little die cuts. The stamped sentiment on the top left corner is fabulous. LOVE this!
lynn said…
i've been gone about as long as you! your cards are just charming today, stella! happy weekend!