Birthday, feminine

Flower Patch

Hello Crafters,

This morning I share with you a card I have made for the mum of a close friend of mine. I always remember her birthday because it is Halloween, but today it is a special birthday. I cannot believe that she is the age she is, so I will just call it a big ‘0’ birthday! Anyway, happy big ‘0’ birthday Mrs Nerra!!!!!

I know how much she loves her garden and her flowers, so I had to use the Flower Patch and coordinating Flower Fair Framelits.

Flower Patch

The base Bermuda Bay and embossed with the Decorative Dots embossing folder. The banners are framelits and I used them with the Strawberry Slush DSP Stack and some vellum.

I stamped the Flower Patch Stamps with Strawberry Slush and Blushing Bride inks and the leaves are Pistachio Pudding and Bermuda Bay. These are all die cut using the Flower Fair Framelits.

I also added some gold sequins for a bit of bling and the Happy Blooming Birthday sentiment was just perfect for this occasion!

Flower Patch

I added some of the stamps to the bottom corner of the inside of the card. I always decorate the inside as it just ties the whole card together.

 

The 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue is available online here. This catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful coloured pictures full of ideas. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Birthday, feminine

Flower Patch

Hello Crafters,

Today I share with you a card I made using the Flower Patch and Flower Fair Bundle. I know this is my favourite bundle in the Annual Catalogue and it is made of photopolymer (completely clear) stamps which make it so much easier and quicker to use. You can also save 15% by purchasing these as a bundle!

Flower Patch     Flower Patch

The colours I used are Strawberry Slush, Pistachio Pudding, Pink Pirouette and Rich Razzleberry. These colours go so well together.

Flower Patch

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The 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue is available online here. This catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful coloured pictures full of ideas. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Challenges, feminine, JAI, Pens for Colouring

Feathery Inspiration JAI#236

Hello Crafters,

Melbourne is a very windy day today and hoping to reach 29 degrees, so I will quickly share a card I have made for the Just Add Ink ‘Feathery Inspiration‘ Challenge before heading out to a family BBQ!

I love this colour combination and needed to make a card for my friends birthday next week, and guess what her favourite colours are? Yes, blues and greens!!!

Flower Patch Peacock

I started with a card base of Bermuda Bay and a layer of coordinating DSP. I then stamped the Flower Patch Photopolymer Stamps starting with Pool Party, then Pistachio Pudding then Bermuda Bay. I used the coordinating dies Flower Fair to die cut the images. The body of the peacock is Pacific Point card stock.

Flower Patch Peacock

I used the 1/2″ & 3/8″ circle punches and the heart is from the Owl Builder Punch.

I added some rhinestones to the feathers for some more interest and who doesn’t love a bit of bling?!!!.

I added the sentiment from the Petite Pairs Stamp Set in Pacific Point and used the small oval punch.

Peacock Flower Patch

The inside of the card I stamped an image from the Bordering Blooms stamp set in Memento Black ink then coloured with the coordinating Blendabilities.

Flower Patch Peacock

Please leave a comment below, if you think my card met this challenge.

Why don’t you give a challenge a go, they are so much fun. Head across to the Just Add Ink page for more inspiration and see how the designers interpreted this challenge.

PS I got an Honourable Mention for this creation!!!

 

The 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue is available online here. This catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful coloured pictures full of ideas. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Gift Ideas, Owl Punch

Flower Patch with a twist!

Hello Crafters,

First of all today, I want to wish my gorgeous girl, Annika a very happy 8th birthday. I can’t believe we are so blessed to have had you for 2920 days in our lives already!

To commemorate this special day, I wanted to share with you some of her favourite colours and they can be found on one very beautiful bird that I grew up with in our neighbourhood living so close to the Cataract Gorge in Launceston, Tasmania.

No, I don’t live in Tassie anymore, but I still have the most vivid memories as a child growing up in such a gorgeous environment and these stunning birds wandering around.

Yes, it is the peacock!

Flower Patch Peacock

I have created this using the Flower Patch Stamp Set and the Flower Fair framelits dies which can be purchased as bundle saving you a huge 15%.

I also used the Owl punch.

I should have photographed him before I put it into the frame to stop the glare off the glass, but I think you can see him clearly enough.

Flower Patch Peacock

I used Pool Party as the base of the feathers, then Pistachio Pudding then Bermuda Bay. The body of the peacock is Pacific Point cardstock and I sponged the edges with the same colour ink and a sponge dauber. The circles are punched from Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake and a Pacific Point heart with a tiny Bermuda Bay dot.

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Rhinestones were added to the feathers for a bit of bling as these birds are such a showy animal!

Please leave a message to let me know what you think of my design.

 

The Annual Catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful coloured pictures for inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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