Friday 10 March 2017

85th Birthday Card

Happy Friday everyone I hope that you have all had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend. My post today is a commission birthday card I was asked to make by a friend for a ladies  85th Birthday.

The Box

Card Recipe

8x8 Blank Card
Embossing folder came free with my ebosser
Peach card is from an old Docrafts pad 
 Spellbinder Moroccan Accents die
Heartfelt Creations Delicate Astor die
Peach lace is Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook Shop
Small wood frame was from the Works and painted I paint it with White Gesso to match.
The sentiments I made on the computer
Flowers are  Heartfelt Creation Delicate Astor and Wild Orchid Crafts 
Peach pearl flowers are also from Brenda's Lace and Ribbon Specials 
Small Cameo is from my stash.
8x8 Box is from Stella Crafts 

I'm going to The Great Create Craft Extravaganza at Harrogate tomorrow with some ladies from craft group so if any of you lovely people are going on Saturday then please say hello to me. I've got a small shopping list but no doubt I will come home with lots of new goodies.. 

Have a great weekend everyone Love and  hugs Carole x


  1. A beautiful card for an elderly lady Carole, the colours are just gorgeous.xx ♥[aNNie]

  2. This is so very pretty Carole and just right for someone of such a splendid young age! I love that peach and that lace is gorgeous, as are your flowers and how it all tones together...and a beautiful box too, nice embossing folder...I could go on but i think you get the idea I like it!
    have a good time at it a miss this time round...let us know how it is as it hasn't lived up to expectations the last few times...anyway plenty of stuff to use up and no funds to spend, so that's me sorted!xx

  3. What an absolutely gorgeous card Carole. This will be a real keeper! The lace is beautiful. Enjoy your day at Harrogate. Hugs Christine xx

  4. Fabulous card... Carole....beautiful lace...
    hugs Sylvie xx

  5. Wow! This is so elegant and very very pretty! Love the flowers and lace details along with your monochromatic colors which makes it look Vintage in style too!! Such a lovely design and I know this lady will love it! Happy weekend my friend! HUGS :)

  6. Hi Carole this is a stunning card I love the design and the soft colours you have used. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  7. This is gorgeous Carole, love the beautiful colour palette and embellishments. Have a lovely time at the show.
    Linda xxx

  8. Oh Wow! this is such a beautiful card. I love the soft colours and the super embossing. The lace is gorgeous and so is the pretty arrangement of flowers.
    Jean x

  9. Beautiful, very delicate and delightful. Emma

  10. Gorgeous card and I love the soft colour you have used and such a beautiful piece of lace you have used too.

    Hugs Babs x

  11. Absolutely STUNNING Carole!! Love the soft delicate colors and the dry embossing too!


  12. Oh my, this is gorgeous Carole, the embossing folder is so lovely and the finishing touches go so well. Hope you have a wonderful time, I am sure you will buy far more than the list!! xx

  13. The beautiful design is stunning. Love the colours and the flowers are gorgeous. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  14. Stunning birthday card and box Carole, love the beautiful colours and floral embellishments.
    Hugs Pam x

  15. Hi Carole I found you, as you are no longer on docrafts! This is a lovely card! Hope you are well? Lets follow each others blogs! Im on

  16. Oh Carole, what an absolutely gorgeous card and box! Gorgeous lace and a fantastic flower arrangement. I love the sentiment in the little frame. You always make the box match so beautifully too. The Birthday lady will be so thrilled with this.
    Unfortunately I'm not going to the show :(. I've been having problems with leg spasms and it's been especially bad this week for some reason. I'm so sorry I won't get to see you there but you have a fantastic time and get lots of lovely goodies :). Debra x

  17. This is so wonderful Carole.
    love the colours

  18. This is just stunning and the matching box is perfect. Love the pretty details and soft colours. Beautiful, Jayne x

  19. Just stunning Carole, the colors, embossing and lace are just perfect.

    Hugs Diane

  20. Oh How Lovely! She will treasure this card!
    Hope you have a great time at the craft show. I hope to be at one in two weeks from now.

  21. Stunning, beautiful colours! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  22. Such a gorgeous card Carole and matching box, beautiful pastel colours and love the pretty flowers.
    Hope you had a lovely time shopping xx


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