Wednesday 18 September 2013

Birthday Card

This is a card I have made for my friend Barbara's 65th Birthday. I really hope she likes it . The image is painted with watercolour inks and  thought it appropriate because I know she loves her garden.

This is the insert and the box that I made to  match the card.


Card Recipe

Blank Card Craftwork Cards
Purple card core donations
Martha Stewart Punch
Marianne die Anja corner and  frame
Spellbinders floral oval die
Pearl string Hobby Craft
Stamp Lili of the Valley Lilacs
Distress Inks Tim Holtz
Viva pearl pen Cream
Flowers local craft shop Boyes and Wild orchid Craft
Sentiment Stamps Lili of the Valley
Cameo from my stash 
Hope you are all having a good week I'm still sorting out my sleep patterns since my holidays and  have had a busy week lots of appointments. I am back crafting though and finished a card last night.
Enjoy the rest of the week and enjoy what ever you are doing. Happy 65th Birthday Barbara .
Also a big thank you to Karen who has become my latest follower hope you enjoy my blog posts.
I am also entering this card in the Lili of the Valley monthly challenge.


  1. A truly beautiful and elegant card that will delight the recipient.
    You are very talented Carole
    Hugs Leila

  2. stunning card Carole, beautiful die work, lovely colour and a fantastic design.
    beautiful keepsake for your friend.

  3. What a fabulous design Carole, love all the dies cuts.

    Regards diane

  4. THIS is the most beautiful card I've ever seen in my life. This is truly the prettiest card I've ever seen and am in total awe of it. the shape, the die, the stamp, the coloring, the embellishments. I'm saving this pic as my computer screensaver. It's the most gorgeous card ever. Hugs, Gail

  5. Hi Carole,

    What a stunning card! I love the lacy effect of all the dies and the flower cameo is such a gorgeous little touch!

    Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Ribbon and Lace' challenge.

    Good luck!


    Erica x


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