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Saturday, 6 November 2010

80th Birthday Card

This is a card I made for an order for an 80th Birthday card.

The papers, cardstock, image & ribbon are all Stampin Up. I've also used my new SU Scalloped Trim border & corner punches for the first time. These have taken a bit of practice to use but make a lovely border decoration once you've got the knack!!

The little Raspberry flat back pearls & the clear crystals are from my stash.

I've made ore of the lovely vellum flowers I like to make so that I can enter this card in to this weeks Cute Card Thursday challenge!


I just love this thick vellum which is also from SU as it is so easy to emboss without fear of the embossing tool going through the vellum. I finished the flowers off with the Boho Blossoms punch & some tiny pearl beads.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Cute Card Thursday - Gently Does It (to use vellum or tissue paper)

A Spoon Full Of Sugar - Relish to Embellish


7 comments:

Julie said...

Gorgeous. The vellum flowers are so pretty. Great idea to emboss the petals. Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

Julie

nessy said...

stunning card sharon ~we don`t use vellum enough , do we??
just perfect for an older persons birthday ~love it!
vanessa xx

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - love the vllum flowers
Lisa ;)

Claire x said...

Gorgeous card Sharon - those vellum flowers are just gorgeous. Hugs, Claire x

craftyb said...

Awwww...so pretty Sharon...love the colour mix...your new punch gives a lovely border!

Hope you're all having a great weekend! bx

coops said...

stunning card sharon.the image is beautiful and delicate and i love your vellum flowers.
i have sent you a couple of emails to the addy in your profile and message but not sure if you`ve got them.they haven`t come back as unsent :S#

x coops x

Annie said...

such a sweet card and beautiful flowers! thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday.
hugs, annie x