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Thursday, 29 August 2013

A big one! (but don't tell everyone!)

My friend recently had a big birthday...
 
but she didn't want the world to know and remind her...
so this card I made for her, had her big number on...but little! lol! I LOVE that stamp - it was a freebie on a card-making mag earlier this year.
This is the first time I have used it...
and I paper-pieced each slat on each house.
I used some lovely pastel docrafts papers.
(and I had to add some butterflies to this card.)
I spent a long time on this card and loved every minute.
She's worth it ;)
 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges....
Happy campers  - use a stamp (18 Sept) 
Crafts too challenge you -summer days, beach colours (4 Sept)
Daring Cardmakers - Lifes a beach (30 Aug)
Pan Pastel UK - Pastel colours (31 aug)
Whoopsi daisy - use more than 1 image (1 Sept)
Nutcrafters - spots n stripes - (3 Sept)
Scrappers Delight - paper piecing (10 Sept)


13 comments:

Debbie said...

Lots of lovely spots and stripes.Adorable card.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

Helen J said...

Brilliant card, well worth the time you spent on it!
Helen
x

Granmargaret said...

This is a lovely card. A lot of work has gone into it. I am sure your friend will love it.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Whoopsi Daisy. Hope to see you again next time.

Kathy said...

Beach huts are my most favourite seaside thing. Love your gorgeous card, - thanks for joining in with The

Daring Cardmakers'
"Life's a Beach!" challenge this week

ALI said...

Great card and very little big number. Scary that little big number isn't far away for me :(

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love those beach huts, they are fab. Thanks so much for joining us at PanPastel UK this week
Claire xx

rachel said...

Fab use of the beach huts and great paper piecing too. I bet your friend loved it! Thanks for joining us at whoopsi daisy and good luck x

kay said...

Well worth the time taken to make this card,I bet she loved it x

Jennie Atkinson said...

Lovely beach huts and summer colours! thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Crafts Too Challenge You this month. Jennie

Nicole P said...

Really like this card, makes me want to visit the seaside! x

Beccy said...

I really like the nice soft colours you used for this card Vicki, and the way you put the banner across the top with the recipient's name... great idea!
Cheers,
Beccy

DeBe said...

Such a lovely colour palette, a Thank-you for joining us at the Scrappers Delights Challenge Paper Piecing. Denyse X
really fresh and pretty card!

Kelly L said...

This is so stunning, I love the images used and such great colours. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrappers Delights Challenge blog.

Kelly x