Wednesday, 1 October 2014

90th Birthday Card

I was very lucky recently and won a voucher for Crafty Devils from the Allsorts challenge, so I thought I'd buy a 'grown up' stamp for a change instead of my usual cutesy style.  This lovely flower is from the Papermania Botanicals range - Wild Rose.  And I also treated myself to this pretty Creative Expressions bow die - it would have needed a few more passes through my cuttlebug (plus my plates are a bit warped) - the central bow should have a fancy cut out pattern but I didn't have enough of this scrap DP left to try again!

My flowers are popped up on dimensionals and another layer on the butterfly part of the image as I'd originally coloured it blue and then decided it should be pink :)  My sparkly peel offs were originally silver, but I gave them a bit of a colour with a pink copic.

Layout from Papertake Weekly - sketchie free for all so I chose #26
Crafty Catz - Happy Birthday to Crafty Catz
Sister Act #76 - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday - finishing touches (my butterflies)
Die Cuttin Divas #185 - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #197 - at least 3 patterned DPs
Sparkles monthly challenge #60 - things with wings

9 comments:

  1. I love this! The flower is so elegant, and your colouring is lovely. Also, I like the bow as it is!!

    love Mags B x

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  2. So Pretty Love the flower and design of your card.
    Thanks for leaving a sweet comment on my blog.
    JoAnn

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  3. Love this adorable card! Great mix of pattern papers.

    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Catz
    Good luck!
    Nick

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  4. Lovely grown up stamp and a beautiful card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  5. Oh wow Lynne this is beautiful, I love your choice of 'grown up' stamp, lol, and what a lovely design an excellent make.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  6. Congrats on the win and it made a beautiful card..along with your help, of course. :-) Your bow is very pretty. What a wonderful card for a 90th birthday.

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  7. What a lovely card! The pattern papers are stunning and the bow is so cute! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  8. Beautiful - very elegant.

    Thanks for joining us at Pennys.

    Helen x

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  9. Thank you so much for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our 'Things with wings' challenge.
    Happy crafting.
    Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

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