Friday, 26 October 2018

70th Birthday card for my Special Friend

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers .Today I'm sharing a card I should have shared with you all on the 25th September as it was one of my close friend Barbara's 70th birthday. Unfortunately I gave it to her for her birthday then realized I had not photographed it . My friend has now kindly photographed it for me so finally I can share it with you all..Better late than never.

The Box

Card and Box Recipe

8x8 Blank card
Stamp is Sweet Pea from Stamping Bella from Dies to Die For painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils 
Pearlescent paper embossed with an embossing folder that came with my ebosser machine
Paper for the flowers is Maja Design Celebration- Jubilee
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval set
Flower dies are Poppy Stamps Poinsettia 
Large Organza flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Small Organza flowers are from Hobby Craft
Pearls leaves and  flower pearl string The Hobby House
Resin Heart is Melisa Francis from Live and  Love crafts now closed.
Heart sentiment I made on the computer
Lace is from Whitby Crafts


8x8 box from Mad Hatter Crafts at Ross Papercraft show
Sentiment I made on the computer 
Flowers and  papers to compliment the card
Pearl string The Hobby House

Barbara is one of my golden girl friends and we celebrated her birthday with a lovely afternoon tea at Brockley Hall at Saltburn by the Sea .

Enjoy the weekend everyone Love and  hugs Carole x


  1. Oh wow Carole this card and box are just so gorgeous. The design is so delicate and pretty. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Beautiful card and box, love the heart charm sentiment. Lovely photo of you all too. Emmax

  3. WOW this is stunning! Love all the gorgeous embellishments and sweet image. I am sure Barbara loved your card.
    Linda xxx

  4. WOW! what a stunning card and keepsake Carole. Love that SB image and as always you embellish to perfection. xx

  5. What a very special card for a special friend Carole, it's beautiful. I love that resin frame, such a lovely touch. Your afternoon tea looks fabulous...I hope you shared the cakes!! xx

  6. Beautiful special birthday card for your friend Carole, pretty image and love the decorations.
    Pam x

  7. Qhh Carole!! This card and box are both stunning and the detail is fantastic. Love the Sweet Pea stamp, she is so pretty. I would want to frame it, as it is too beautiful to be put away. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  8. A beautiful card hun, really pretty detail and love the image, hugs Liz xx

  9. Lovely card! And your tea party looks wonderful!

  10. Stunningly beautiful! Wonderfully coloured image, this is my favourite one of this set as I just love sweet peas :). Fabulous use of poinsettia dies to make the flowers which look fantastic next to the other lovely white flowers. The pearl trim is gorgeous especially with the extra ones in the corners. I hope you bought a good stock of the little frames for your sentiments as they always look so good. Your box has the same gorgeousness as ever.
    I hope your friend had a brilliant birthday with her golden girl friend and gentlemen at her birthday tea. You're looking as fabulous as ever :). Debra x

  11. One word for this card says it all Stunning x

  12. A beautifully pretty card Carole! Love all the detail. x

  13. This is beautiful Carole and I imagine your friend will treasure it. Love how you made a box to match too, really lovely touch
    Anne x

  14. Wowzer!! I'm sure your friend was over the moon to receive such a special handmade present as this!! Beautifully done with lots of texture and stunning details Carole!! I love it! HUGS

  15. Gorgeous card and box for your friend, beautiful design and details. Fabulous photo of you and your friends xx


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