Saturday, 9 July 2011

60th Birthday card


Hiya everyone,

Although I have been very busy recently I knew if I didn't make my mum in law a handmade card she'd never forgive Lol so I put this card together a few days ago when I had a spare half hour. I didn't even get chance to photograph it myself as I still couldn't find my camera although it has since turned up! I had to ask her to take piccies and e-mail them to me.

For the base of my card I layered a square of white pearl card onto shiny gold card and used my inverted corner punch on them before sticking together. I used a bit of sparkly ribbon around this before I attached it to my 8x8 card blank. I then matted and layered a smaller white pearl card square onto more shiny gold card and used my inverted corner punch as before. This I attached to the centre of my card with foam pads. I would have embossed this central panel but my big shot is in the corner of our spare room inside my sizzix tote that is full of boxes and stuff and I probably would have broke my neck trying to get at it so I didn't bother Lol. The "60" is hand cut from gold glitter card as I couldn't be bothered digging out my cricut as that is also still boxed away. I attached this onto the central panel with foam pads and added a few gems to the corners.


I think it looks quite stylish for a relatively quick card.

I will enter this into the following challenges:-

Stampin' sisters in christ - CAS
Craft your passion - Anything goes
House of gilli - Lots of sparkle
Kaboodle doodles - Celebrations
KB cute monday - Anything goes
Make it monday - Anything goes
Pollycraft - Celebrations (optional stars and stripes)
There she goes - Glitter, glitz and bling
UnstampaBelles - Celebration
Deep ocean - Make a card
Party time tuesday - Square card
Creative belli - Hand made embellishments (60)
Penny's paper crafty - Happy birthday
Ruby's rainbow - Happy birthday
Meljens designs - No more than 2 layers (if you class the 2 squares as 2 layers)
Shelly's images - Celebrate
Stamp insanity - Anything goes
Digis with attitude - Anything goes
Inspire me fridays - Anything goes
Wags and whiskers - Birthdays
Ellephantastic - Celebrations
Paper creators crafts - Special occasion

Thanks for looking!!!

Paula. x

21 comments:

  1. Very elegant with all the gold. Thanks for joining in our Celebration challenge at Unstampabelles.

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  2. Great card, simple & elegant I love those!
    Thank you for joining our celebrations month!!
    Don't forget there's a blog hop on all month & you get 2 entries into the Blog Candy for entering the challenge...goodluck!! x

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  3. Card was just perfect as always, l love it Paula......Mother-in-law

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  4. Great celebration card! Thanks for joining in our first challenge over at Unstampabelles!

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  5. Fabulous make! Have a wonderful weekend! xx Jenny xx

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  6. Lovely card for your mother in law. 60 HANDCUT OUT! I cant even cut a straight line, Well done.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

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  7. Lovely, simple and elegant card. Well done one the handcut 60.
    Kathleen x

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  8. Really gorgeous card Paula, just love that CAS image. Thanks for joining in at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

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  9. Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at RRC this time, hope to see you again xx

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  10. Beautiful CAS card - so elegant
    Thanks for linking up to make it monday
    Lisa x

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  11. Fabulous card. Thank you so much for joining us in our 2nd challenge at Paper Creator Crafts this week!
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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  12. Fantastic card..

    Thanks for joining us at RRC.

    Huggies Angel

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  13. This is absolutely beautiful. I love the simle elegance of it! Thank you so much for joining us at Paper Creator's Crafts for our Special Occasions Theme. Hugs. Karen (Head D.T.)

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  14. Lovely thanks for joining us at paper creator`s crafts

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  15. Fabulous card, Thankyou so much for joining us at the deep ocean challenge blog xxx
    love Debbie x

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  16. Fabulous card! I love the clean design with the sparkly numbers.


    Thank you for joining our “No More Than 2 Layers” challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

    --Cheryl--
    Stop by my blog to check out my blog candy!

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  17. I love clean and simple cards and this definately fits the bill. Thank you for playing along with our “No More Than 2 Layers” challenge at Meljen’s Designs

    Jess

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  18. What a stunning card! Thank you for joining in or celebrations at Ellephantastic! Hope you hop along with us too! Hugs Tina xx

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