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Tuesday, 21 May 2013

A Bad Influence

Many years ago, my then best friend's mother told my mother that my friend wasn't coming to my birthday day-out as she considered that I was a bad influence.  I was 12 years old!
I have no idea how that idea formed in her mind.  I was a normal child, bit of a tomboy maybe, but not a bad kid.
It's strange what we consider to be a bad influence.  Many of my blogging pals are a bad influence, they lead me astray on a regular basis.  OK, there are times when I am easily influenced, it is such a simple job to lead me into temptation.  One of the worst and most frequent offenders for getting me to spend my pocket money is my dear pal Lisa (Wishcraft) who has caused me to buy more dies recently than I care to think about.
This simple little card uses one of those new purchases ......

Stamped image is one of the Whimsy/Wee Flower Fairies
Painted in Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Papers are Dovecraft Back To Basics
And that gorgeous Small Biow Die is from Lil Inkers - love it
Sentiment from Issue 2 of Get Stamping magazine
Brad from stash
It's our AGM at work today - I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am about that prospect.  Not!
Hugs, Squirrel


Mad Moose said...

Such a cute card! lovely papers hun x

cebelica said...

nah, not a bad influence. A wise adviserers who tell/show you what you really "need". Imagine how "hard" it would be to crafty without all those dies and stamps and ... You know what I mean. ;)
The image you used on your card is so cute that you don't need a whole lot of other things to make a beautiful card. I think the one your made is perfect!
Hugs! xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

So gorgeous Squirrel. I love that sweet image and I think I may need to add that die to my wish list too!!
hugs Sue

kay said...

Cute card and hope you didn't fall asleep during the AGM x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Very cute creation sweetie. I don't need leading astray I do it all on my own. Lol!!! Love that bow die so you might have done the wicked deed on me.


Claire said...

LOL fancy blaming Lisa for your recent purchases! I love your card, sweet image, CAS layout and I love that bow die (which I also saw on Lisa's blog and bought!!!!!) Hope today wasn't too bad. Hugs, Claire x

Mickymunchkin's little space said...

I'd say your friend is not bad influence but a blessing as she broadens the possibilities of your creativity :)
About that mother, well, maybe she noticed she's losing control over her daughter and that caused her to look for reasons, for "culprits", instead of looking at the fact of life, that children don't belong to us, that we have to let them go...
hugs to you :)

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous cas card Squirrel and an adorable wee image.
Lorraine x

Annette said...

I know what you mean, that pesky Lisa's a bad influence on me too.
Love that bow die though, so perhaps you may also be a bad influence after all!! LOL
I can hear hubby saying to me "Put the laptop down and no-one need get hurt!". Just one more die won't hurt though, right?

Debs said...

Uber cute card Squirrel - love the 'bad influence' purchased die :o)
Debs xx

Sylvia Zet said...

Such a bautiful creation Squirrel. Love your CAS cards! I am so glad I popped in after reading your so funny comment on Ellie's new puppies card. :)

Wishcraft said...

Ah well, I suppose there's worse things I could be accused of lol ;o)

Gorgeous card hun, love that super sweet image and the fabby bow of course! Hugs, Lisa x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous as always Squirrel, love the sweet image.

Donna x

downrightcrafty said...

how gorgeous hun
Hugs Kate xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is just stunning I love the colour choice too, perfect in every way huggles Pops x x x

Faith A said...

This is a beautifully simple card, love the image AND the bow, a necessity die - right?

I may have to have it myself LOL

I was a tomboy too, especially with 4 brothers, I was always getting higher in the trees than my younger brother :)

coops said...

so gorgeous hun.i love the pretty bow die and really sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Samantha said...

gorgeous card and LOVE that bow too! hugs me x

Chrissy said...

I keep asking people to put a warning notice "Chrissy dont look" before they show new dies, but they just dont, and I could get into so much trouble...if I lived closer to a craft shop..lol..gorgeous card and just love the little bow [thanks...another one on my wish list]


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