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Friday, 26 June 2015

Birthday Wish

Morning my crafting friends, hope today finds you all well, lots of hugs to those who don't.

Its my Sisters birthday today so I wish her a very Happy Day, she lives in France so no doubt shes arranged a day out somewhere with friends.

Today's post is not her Birthday card but one I did a while ago  and have not got round to putting it on here as I was not 'that' happy about it but I thought why waste all the time making it and not showing it lol!!


I started with my base card, this was one sheet of A4 Leather Look Cream card folded in half, along the bottom I scored it to add some interest.

I cut to size a piece of Black card and stenciled through the  wood grain mask using Copper metallic paint. On top of this I layered some card I had distressed with Forest Moss then another piece of card I distressed with Peacock Feathers and Abandoned Coral.

In two corners I added some modeling paste through a metal grid and left to dry.

In the center I placed half a doily that I had distressed with Forest Moss and stamped the word 'WISH' in the middle using Vintage Photo, on top of these layers I stamped the little bird and the gargoyle.

I found some bunting triangles so I placed them on top and added the letters to say 'Birthday'. Using modelling clay I made a frame and heat embossed it with Aged Aqua embossing enamel, In the center I added an old photo of a Family that I had printed of the internet.

I die cut a branch and some leaves, placed them around the frame but positioning the branch so it was under the bird, then added some tiny flowers either side of the frame after I had added some Diamond Snow to the petals.

To finish the card I added dots of glue around the dried paste circles and sprinkled some tiny beads over the top.

Items Used:

Printable Heaven Leather Look Card Cream
Black Card
White Card
Tim Holtz Distress Inks Peacock Feathers, Forest Moss, Abandoned Coral & Vintage Photo
Do Crafts Paper Doilies
Metallic Acrylic Paint Copper
Katy Sue Designs Fancy Frame
Stampendous Embossing Enamel Aged Aqua
7 Gypsies 5 Piece Cling Stamp Bird & WISH
Sheena Douglass Little Bit Magical Angels Amongst Us Gargoyle
Do Crafts Bunting
Tattered Lace Alphabet Die
Buckwell Craft Supplies Flowers
Creative Expressions Diamond Snow
Spellbinders Corner Sprigs
Spellbinders Cherry Blossom
Archival Ink Black
Metal Grid
Thank you for looking, Jacquie xxx

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful card gorgeous colours as well and fab style.
    xx {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  2. This on looks quite complicated to make Jacquie, very effective though, xxx

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  3. Wow Jacquie, this is like a mixed media frenzy and I absolutely love it!!! Amazing use of your stencil and the blended colours are fabulous! I love how you arched the banner across the top, brilliant!! You rocked it again girlfriend! hugs :)

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  4. Afternoon Jacquie, fab card with gorgeous colours. A lot of work has gone into this card so it's a shame not to share with us all.Janice xxx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  5. This is gorgeous, I love the design. The colours and textures are wonderful.
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. Hi Jacquie
    Just knew you would have Pamellia drooling lol!
    Fab and very Sheenaesque.
    Definitely more chic than shabby lol!
    Ha,be a great weekend.
    Ang x

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  7. A fabulous card Jacquie, gorgeous colours and great dimension.
    Pauline
    x

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  8. Lovely birthday card Jacquie, great design and colours. Hope your sister has a great birthday Hugs Jennifer xx

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  9. Wow! Lots of effort went into your beautiful card. It's lovely.
    Thanks for sharing it with Simply Create Too in our challenge no. 88, Vintage, Old, Shabby Chic. Join us again soon.
    Erica (Simply Create Too DT Member)

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  10. It's amazing All those techniques! Why weren't you pleased with it because from where I'm sitting I cannot see anything not to like

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  11. Lots of luscious layering on this card Jacquie. And love the colours you've used. HB to your sister. And so glad you decided to share this with us. xx

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