Have just made this birthday card for a friend’s daughter, who happens to be like my daughters in the fact that they just don’t like pink! The funny thing is, they’re all “scientists”! My eldest daughter, in particular, went through a stage of she would wear anything so long as it was black! She got past 18 and then began to appreciate pretty things. Anyway, here’s the card:
I just had to add the purple gems to add some sparkle!
- Pink Petticoat’s “Pretty Doodles” pattern (unfortunately no longer available – so glad I managed to get this – it’s so pretty)
- Anita’s gems (Gem Wheels)
- Textured pearlescent purple card
- White 300gsm glossy card
- Tiny flower brads (purple)
- Sakura Ball Sign Tiara Glitter pen – purple
- Font: Janda Quirky Girl (18 today!)
- Printed on my Epson R1900 printer
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I am blessed to have lovely, supportive parents who have always surrounded me with love, affection and encouragement. They just love to receive cards I make… you can really see the anticipation in their faces as they open the envelopes.
The card I made for my mummy for Mother’s Day this year can be seen in an earlier post. I made the following card for my Pop for Father’s Day which was on 16 June this year in the UK.
Using my Pazzles Inspiration Electronic Die Cutter, I cut 2 scallop-edged 19cm squares from 300gsm white card and inked edges with Brilliance Ink Pad “Peacock”. I then attached these to another piece of card which I had folded so that when the card is closed, the scalloped squares match perfectly.
- Diamonds paper from the “SK8R” kit by Amanda Carlson
- Image of snoozing man from internet (sorry don’t know designer)
- Happy – “Algerian”
- Father’s Day – “Cast Iron”
- Pop – “”
- Relax & enjoy your day! “”
I also used some silver glitter card from my stash to matte the paper and images and star shaped brads which I coated with Ice Stickles glitter glue.
I needed to make a quick card for my Aunt’s birthday, so as I love Pink Petticoat‘s designs (so clean, simple, elegant), I came up with this…
From Pink Petticoat’s “Marshmallow” pattern pack printed on 300gsm white card and trimmed to a square 14.85cm. I added the “Happy Birthday” greeting using sticky foam squares for dimension (I believe the word art designer was TLC – sorry if it was someone else). Because of the flash you can’t see that I have put foam squares behind it, although you can see it in the side-on view.
I created the insert by cropping the Marshmallow design to form top and bottom borders and then added a simple wish “…enjoy your day” (again, sorry I don’t know who the designer is).