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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Birthday card for Carol

I made this card for my Sister in Law who has just turned 40.
It took a while and with the humidty we have been having lately I found it hard as the paper kept curling.
I made this easel card by using my cricut to cut out the background behind the puppy and stuck this to jac paper which I then peeled off and added glitter. I also coloured the lace using glimmer mists and inked the edges of the paper layers with distress inks. The stamp is from  the Dogs range at hookedoncraft and the image I used was called D-0009 Cute Puppy large. The butterfly was punched out using a Martha stewart butterfly punch and also added to jac paper which was also glittered.

The 40 is actually chipboard numbers which I painted in gold ink and used gold micro beads to enhance it. I have also used these in the centre of the flower the puppy is holding. The paper flowers and leaves were actually white and I coloured them with glimmer mists. The plain white flowers and leaves can be purchased here.

 I also made the decorative trinket pin sticking out from the flowers.

I am entering this card into One stop craft challenges where the theme this week is numbers.

Please feel free to leave a comment as I would love to hear what you think


2 comments:

Kelly said...

Another gorgeous card :)

Shelley said...

Wow love all the detail on this card, it looks amazing. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC and hope you will be back for the next challenge. Hugs Shelley xx