Saturday, 21 September 2013

Pearl for Paula

It's my work colleague's 40th birthday next week so I thought I would combine a few challenges and make a pretty card for her. This one is for Lacy Sunshine's Challenge #17 Under The Sea and their challenge digi this fortnight is the beautiful Pearl from the new Seakissed Mermaid Collection, which I got for free as I used a Lacy Sunshine image in their last challenge. Gotta love me some freebies, especially pretty ones! This is also for Fussy and Fancy's Challenge #98 to use die cuts or punches - I used quite a few die cuts on this one! - and for Crafty Little Fairies Challenge to create a numbered birthday card.

And here's my card with the tag in...


And with the tag out...Thought I would put the 40th birthday on a hidden tag just in case she didn't want everyone to know!


Recipe:

Stamps: Pearl Digi Stamp from Lacy Sunshine, Movers & Shakers Sentiments, Birthday Bash Sentiments, Make A Wish Additions all from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Coastal Cabana, Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card, Beach Bliss Patterned Papers from Lili of the Valley

Inks: Baked Brown Sugar, Chalk Marker both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon, Large Delicate Doily Sizzix Die both from Stampin' Up, Paper Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts, Heart Stems Die from Impression Obsession, Romantic Song Frame from Die-Sire, Edge Die 6002/0149, Swirl 4 Die 6003/0008 both from Joy Crafts

And that's all from me today folks! Thanks for stopping by!


5 comments:

  1. Stunning card Vannessa :) thanks for joining the Lacy Sunshine challenge.
    hugs Ria

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  2. So very pretty Vannessa, love the hidden tag with the sentiment and fabulous colouring on your gorgeous image.

    Thanks for joining in with us at “Crafty Little Fairies..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. Cute card, love the image and colours and a great idea for the tag with the number. Thanks for playing at CLF. I have some candy and would love you to hop over

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  4. Such a beautiful card Vannessa!! I am sure your friend is going to love her card.. :)

    Thank you s much for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine challenge.. Good luck!! :) xxx

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  5. Fabulous card, and clever use of the tag... I never get them placed just right,, sigh..
    thanks for sharing it with us at Craft Little Fairies this time. Good luck!
    hugs xx

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