Sunday, 14 March 2010

A Win and a card

Look at the gorgeous buttons waiting for me when I arrived home on Friday!

They are by the extremely creative Barb of Theodora Cleave. She handpaints every single one of them. I was lucky enough to win these as part of a giveaway where I had to guess how many buttons she had painted in the last month. My guess of 2250 fell short by 740 but was the closest. Barb must truly love her art!
Now I'll have to decide where and when I'll use these beautiful embellishments.
Thank-you so much Barb, I never expected to recieve so many but what a lovely surprise!!

I also wanted to show you a card I made for a dear friend, it took me ages but I loved the result!

13 comments:

Pauline said...

Hi Jo,
I love Barbs Buttons, especially the Christmas ones...they are gorgeous..hey so is your card..I dont have patience for card making at all..cheers

Elyte said...

How very lucky you were to win those lovely buttons. I met Marg Low on Saturday at the Quilt Airing in Violet Town and bought a few buttons and patterns to keep me busy. Not that I need more things to do. But as they say, If you don't use it you lose it! The card will be a very special gift. Well done.

Lorraine said...

Lucky you!! I love Barb's buttons.....and have a few I am waiting for just the right project to use.....your card is amazing...I am sure the recipient will think so too......Have a great week....!

clare's craftroom said...

Gorgeous buttons congratulations on the win . How did you bear to part with the card , it is just beautiful !

Roseanne said...

You are very lucy to win all those buttons. Love your card that you made

Stina said...

Just wonderful buttons.. they are so lovely.. and your card.. how wonderful isn´t hat one!! :o)

Sue-Anne said...

If you are going to the Quilted Crow gathering, you could use the buttons on one of Marg's projects. Your card is beautiful.

Amanda said...

The buttons are lovely, but I know I'd be hard pressed to come up with something to use them on. I hope you're more creative than I am. Clearly you are, because that card is absolutely beautiful.

Lizzie said...

Gorgeous card Jo, love the soft, dreamy look that it hasd.
Lizzie
XXX

Linda said...

what a lovely giveaway to win they are gorgeous and so is the card you made!!

Narelle said...

Lovely buttons!
You've done a superb job on that card ... it's so elegant.

Sarah said...

Hey Jo!
Congrats on your button win... they are gorgeous!! And, that card - well, just BEAUTIFUL!! you are such a clever gal!
x Sarah

Cath Ü said...

I have always loved Barb's buttons and you scrap too... that card is gorgeous...

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