Friday, 9 September 2016


Today is my 3,000th blog post and you can find my candy to celebrate on my candy page above. 

The new Making Cards magazine is in the shop today so I can start sharing my Pink Gem cards which were published last month. These digis of Dave make such great cards for men.

Image - Pink Gem Gardening Dave
Papers - MME
Dies - Marianne watering can, MB snail

The Craft Barn things men like to do on bank holidays
Ribbon Girl a card

I have an extra day at the hospital shop today so an early start, catch you later.


misteejay said...

Congrats on reaching 3000 posts.
Super card for the guys and great PPs.
Have a good day at the shop.
Toni xx

brenda said...

Another really lovely creation Marianne.

B x

meg said...

love the colours of the papers and image

Lorraine said...

A brilliant mans card Marianne, and a fab image.
Lorraine x

Bad Kitty said...

great card

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation love the dies and colours too. Have a great weekend...xx  {aNNie}

cuilliesocks said...

Fabulous card Marianne, love the papers and the dies, especially the little snail, Dave is super too. Hope you have a good selling day at the hospital, Kate x

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Great card, lovely papers!!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

coops said...

So stunning Marianne,i love the image as its got so much detail and your design is fab :D

xx coops xx

scrAPpamondo said...

LOVE the papers you used, great arrangement!!The image is so cute and fun!

Janice said...

Congrats on your 3000th post! Love your gardening card.
Janice x

Karen Knott said...

Great card Marianne, love that image it would be ideal for my Father in law who spends most of his day on his allottment ! Love the papers and that cute snail too.
Hope you had a good day in the hospital shop with lots of sales,
Hugs, Kaz x

Chrissy said...

What an awesome masculine card the papers in the background too and such a great image and colouring..


cotnob said...

Congratulations on reaching 3000 posts Marianne, a fabulous card - perfect for a retirement.

Erika said...

Marianne a lovely gardening card, that wee snail is so cute too.

Hugs Erika. x

Carol S. said...

Love the watering can above his head!! Glad there's no water in it!! Brilliant card for those pesky men. Pleased to read you had a good day at the hospital. Makes it worth getting up early. Have a great weekend in the new car. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Valerija said...

Really lovely card. Love the fun image.
Valerija xx

Lynne R. said...

A great card and congrats on no. 3000! x

Kat W said...

Fab male card; I saw it in the magazine and thought it was brilliant, especially loving the watering can hanging on the twine :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Mickie said...

Lovely card Marianne, thanks for joining in the Craft Barn challenge. Good luck in the draw and hoe to see you take up our challenge again xx

ionabunny said...

Fab card. Gosh 3000 posts. That's a landmark. Congrats. Hugz