Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Happy Birthday!




I have made this Happy Birthday card for a young lady called Pat.
I used a cream base card with a brown special effect card for the background paper and then used a "Card Companions" element from Crafters Companions (TM) "Fairy Poppets" CD for the background.
I glossed the buckle part of the border and punched out three buttons.
The swirl is a "Spellbinders" (TM) die that I used to cut out from the same card that I used in the background and also around the buckle border to make it stand out.
The Happy Birthday sentiment is from a DO Crafts (TM) sentiment sheet.

The little girl image is taken from the Mabel Lucie Attwell (TM) Vol 1 CD and I have coloured it in using Letraset Pro-markers (TM).
I then used Tim Holtz (TM) distress ink and distressed the edges to give a slightly aged look to the image.

I would like to enter this card in to the following challenges:
Craft your passion ~ Anything goes.  The link is:
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/challenge-114-anything-goes.html
Lawnscaping ~ Use patterned paper.  The link is:
http://lawnscaping.blogspot.co.uk/
The paper shelter ~ Anything goes.  The link is:
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.co.uk/
The sisterhood of crafters ~ Going in circles.  The link is:
http://thesisterhoodofcrafters.blogspot.co.uk/
Crafters Companion monthly challenge ~ Time to embellish.  The link is:
http://ccmonthlychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
Allsorts challenge ~ Ice cream colours. The link is:
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
Lexis Creations ~ Happy Birthday.  The link is:
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.co.uk/
Simon says stamp and show ~ Anything goes.  The link is:
http://www.simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/simon-says-stamp-and-show-anything-goes.html

11 comments:

  1. Oh this is such a cute image and your design is perfect! What a sweet creation! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘GOING IN CIRCLES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  2. Great card, I'm sure Pat will love it! :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

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  3. Gorgeous card, great image and I love your colours , Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.
    Hugs Debs

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  4. What a cutie!
    Adorable image and wonderful colouring.
    Thanks for playing along at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  5. Lovely colours! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

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  6. Truly delightful.Love the muted colours and sweet image.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

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  7. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, good luck and hope you'll join us again.
    Hugs
    Tracey.
    xx

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  8. Lovely ! Love the image and papers.
    Thanks for joining Craft Your Passion.
    Hugs Berit - GDT

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  9. i recognised that paper straight away. it matches your card perfectly. great card . thanks for taking part in the crafters companionion blog challenge. Louise xx

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  10. Fab card, so cute!Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck!
    Hugs Jo x
    DT

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  11. Unusual colour scheme ...but it's worked very well x

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