Friday, 26 April 2013

Hug A Friend Day – 26th April

Today's card is another one for the J & C Creations calendar. 
26th of April is celebrated each year to cherish the feelings of love and understanding among friends. 
Hug a friend day is rejoiced with enthusiasm and affection, especially among the youth. For those people who are in struggling phases of their lives, having piles of official work and other businesses, this day provides an excuse to let their old pals know that you still love and care for them. Think about the difference that a single hug would make to your friend’s day or even life, and go on to spend this commendable day with your friends. You don’t have to think hard to do something special to celebrate, just hug your friends.
When I saw this Penny Black stamp I knew it would be perfect for this card!

J & C Hug A Friend Day

J & C Hug A Friend DAy2

Items from J & C Creations
Stamp – ‘Squeeze Til I Squeak’ – Penny Black coloured with Promarkers
Double sided paper – Best Creations
Ribbon & pearl
Dies used: SB ‘Heart Circles’, ‘Classic Circles’ ‘Tags’ & ‘Floral Doily Accent’ & Heartfelt Creations ‘Daisy Patch’

Other Items
Cream card & brad from stash

‘Blossoms & Bows’ – Penny Black & More @ Allsorts
’Bingo’ – Catch The Bug (ribbon/glitter/pearl)
’Use Circles’ – Whoopsi Daisy
'A Square Card With Something Round On It' - I ♥ Promarkers
'Die-cuts And/Or Punches' - Stampin For The Weekend
'Bingo' - Love To Create (flowers/die-cuts/ribbon)

Thanks for looking!


  1. This is just gorgeous,love the fab

  2. This is so pretty Nat :) big huggles Sue xx

  3. Awwwwww how lovely! Such a delightful image and the colours are so beautiful and cheery.
    Hugs Sue xx

  4. such a cute card Nat, love the image!
    Kim x

  5. Adorable and gorgeous Nat, love that corner die.
    Wendy xx

  6. Aaah simply adorable hun, am loving the corner die and colours, Luv Sam x

  7. Oh my, I love this fancy fold! Gorgeous papers and design, and of course your mice are adorable. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Catch the Bug!

  8. This is so sweet Nat. I love teh PB stamp and gorgeous colours.
    Lorraine x

  9. Gorgeous or what Nat, love the papers, love the image and what a great shape.

  10. so gorgeous nat.fab stripey papers and card shape and the little mice are adorable :D

    xx coops xx

  11. Adorable image and beautifully designed card. Thank you for joining us over at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

    Joan x

  12. Your card is gorgeous Nat and perfect for our theme to use circles. Just love this stamp and your fabulous design.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy.
    Nicola -x-

  13. Awwwwwwwwww Nat this is soooooooooo cute. Love that image and your bright DP. Perfect colouring, layout and design
    Eileen x

  14. So sweet!
    We’re so glad you played along with us this week for the Catch The Bug BINGO Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    We hope you join us again this week for a new Bugaboo challenge!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Kaymin Kreations

  15. What a wonderful card ,love the shape and beautiful papers
    Thanks for joining us at i love promarkers and good luck
    Tracey x

  16. This is so cute and so colourful, love the image and beautiful bright colors. Thank you for joining us at the I ♥ ProMarkers this week and good luck xx

  17. A beautifully bright and happy card Nat.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  18. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.

    Susan x

  19. Just popping back to say thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers
    Lorraine x

  20. Ooh I love the colour combo you used, so sweet and beautifully coloured.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
    Lynn x

  21. Fab card - I have always loved this sweet stamp and it looks great on this split card x
    Thanks for playing along with us at stampin' for the weekend & good luck x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo


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