Wednesday, 4 February 2015

90th Birthday card

Oh yawn, I'm pooped tonight ... my eyes are sooooo tired, doesn't help that my daytime lamp has stopped working (hopefully it just needs a new bulb) and I think I need to go get my eyes tested too!
I was asked to make this card weeks ago, but of course I've left it till the last minute as per usual.  I had a couple of empty spaces in the top and bottom right corners and had embellies / flowers / corner dies / bling on and off like a yoyo but nothing looked right, so I've just gone with these little butterflies.  Their wings are slightly popped up in real life so I don't think they look as wishy washy as they do here.  I still think it needs 'something' but I haven't a clue what.  It will have to do!
Favourite flower stamp from Whipper Snapper - coloured with watercolour pencils.  Silver peel off letters from stash.

Sketch Saturday #346 - choice of sketch - I used #230, though I had to change the sentiment position as it was too big
Allsorts #296 - flower power
Clear it Out - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - all things bright and beautiful
Fab'n Funky #245 - hearts and/or flowers

14 comments:

  1. This is absolutely DELIGHTFUL, Lynne!! Love the colors and beautiful layering! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Challenge!

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  2. Such a beautiful card! I'm sure the recipient will adore it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday!

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  3. What a pretty vase of flowers and a beautiful cards, it most certainly does not need anything else :o)
    Jackie xx

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  4. Very delicate card! I love the gentle colors and the beautiful stamp you used. Very nice!

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  5. This is a lovely 90th birthday card - the colours are so pretty and the image makes me think Spring can't be that far away. Thank you for joining in our challenge at Fab'n Funky this week.
    Alison

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  6. Beautiful coloring Lynne. I love that metallic sentiment.

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  7. Lynne, this is so pretty! What gorgeous colours, so cheerful and Spring-y!

    love Mags B x

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  8. Lovely card, pretty image.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Flower Power' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

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  9. So pretty! Love the silver and floral. Thank you for sharing with us at CIO.

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  10. Gorgeous card Lynne I love that image also the papers and wonderful design a super, super make.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  11. Beautiful card! The nonagenarian who receives this card will love it.

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  12. It's a lovely image. Thank you so much for entering our flower challenge at Allsorts this week, hope to see you again!

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  13. so gorgeous lynne.fab pretty design and i love the vase of flowers ;D

    xx coops xx

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  14. Ooh, it's very pretty and doesn't need another thing. I thought for a second you said the butterfly eyes were popped up and then realized it was the wings. I was wondering how that worked. Ha Maybe I need my eyes checked, too. Anyway, your card is fabulous.

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