Monday, 14 May 2012

Birthday Teddy

Good morning - doesn't Monday seem to come around quickly?! Hope everyone had a good weekend, whatever you were doing. We didn't do anything exciting, but a nice weekend all the same - a quiet evening for my hubby and I on Friday, family here on Saturday, gardening yesterday (before the rain arrived - again!). Just wanted to share a card I made this week for a friend's daughter who will soon be 10 years old - and it seemed a perfect image for her!

This is a LOTV stamp called 'Patchwork Present' and is such a sweet image that could be used for different occasions. I've coloured it with promarkers and added a bit of ultrafine glitter for extra bling!
The backing papers are Nitwit papers and the pearlised paper and card is from CraftersCompanion.

The flowers are from Wild Orchid. I didn't have a pale blue flower to match, so used one of their 30mm wild rose in ivory and spritzed it with mica powders mixed with a little water, so it has a slight sheen to it as well. I think it works ok.  The pearly pins are from my stash - I think they were freebie gifts with a cross-stitching magazine!

Just for a change, I made this as a 6" square gatefold card with a ribbon tie at the side - the ribbon is from Joanna Sheen. The sentiment is from my current favourite selection of sentiment stamps from Whimsy.
Hope you like the effect - and hope my friend's daughter likes the card! 
Oh well, I'm off to the dentist this morning :( 
Does anyone enjoy going to the dentist? And I feel guilty because he's such a nice dentist - but I still don't like going lol!
Back soon, Kim x 

I'm entering this into the following challenges:-
Joanna Sheen challenge blog - 'Happy Birthday'
Ilovepromarkers - hatpins/charms
dutchdarechallenge - birthday
craftycatzweeklychallenge - happy birthday




8 comments:

  1. Just beautifully creative.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    DS4J DT Member
    Doing Life

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  2. Gorgeous card love the image I would love this card never mind a 10 year old. Caroline xx

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  3. Hi Kim. Adorable image and I am sure your friend's daughter will just love the card and all the added detail. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers and good luck (especially at the dentist's!!!)
    Tine :)

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  4. This is gorgeous Kim :) I love the blue and yellow together, very sweet :) Hope the dentist visit goes well!

    Tags xx

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  5. Hio Kim, youir card is really gorgeous, so cute. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week and Good Luck with the DT call.xx

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  6. Hi Kim
    A gorgeous card just love the cute image ,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz and Good Luck with the DT call
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  7. aah cute and gorgeous, thanks for sharing your lovely creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  8. Oh this is a beautiful card and just perfect for a 10 year old! :) I love this image and your cool colours are gorgeous!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge this time,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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I love reading your comments - and thanks for taking the time to leave one!
Kim x