Thursday, 19 June 2008

Old bird...

This card was made for yet another Trimcraft challenge, to make something to mark a milestone birthday, and since I am the only person I know who has one coming up (next week), I made this card for MEEEEEE!!! lol ;o)


Number templates: Produced using Wordart

Papers: 'The Funky One' CD-rom from Funky Hand

Butterfly: Made from stamping two butterflies onto acetate with black Stazon, and colouring with Sakura Stardust pens and pink glitter, then layered ontop of each other, with some bend in the wings.
Antennae are silver wire and beads.

Pin: Glass-headed dressmaker's pin with two Swarovski crystal beads glued on to cover the sharp end

Blossoms, brads and ric-rac from stash

13 comments:

  1. What a fabulous card - you never fail to amaze me and hey you can't be reaching the big one - you don't look at a day over 40....
    Hugs
    kath
    xxxx

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  2. I love looking at the older cd's - very inspiring! And I love the way you've used these colours - I'd have never thought of them that way!

    The Westie card - you inspired me so much that I made one with a Westie on last night - will post a pic at some point!

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  3. so what age are you really then twenty what???? Love everything about the card
    AllisonX

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  4. On the count-down now, 5 days to go!!!! This is a great card, love the Funky Hand Papers, you have made great use of them.
    Lynne oxoxox

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  5. Hey we have big birthdays together in the same year..I'm 40 in November. You certainly don't look 10 years older than me..but you are 10 times better at making cards than I am!!
    Anice xx

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  6. WOW I love this card and would love to feature it on INSPIRATIONAL

    http://inspirationalcraftblogs.blogspot.com/

    Please leave a comment on my 'Scrapping Away' blog to let me know if I hae permission

    Julie x

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  7. Thanks Heather you have been featured x

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  8. thank you for visiting my blog and the lovely things you said. all your cards are lovely my favourite is the one with the westie on its great. holly x

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  9. This is just awesome, I love everything about it.

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  10. What a gorgeous card - happy birthday :) I do rather like Tiggs too, gorgeous eyes!

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  11. what a lovely cheerful card. definitely one to keep. it's a landmark year (from someone who did it earlier this year LOL)

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  12. Hi

    This is a fab fifty card, I've got a couple of years to go till mine. If you look on my blog counter you will see the countdown, scary!! Anyway, belated birthday greetings. I love your site, and can't wait to hear from you again.

    Love

    Debbie xx

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