Saturday, 3 November 2012

Commissioned birthday card


I've been asked to make a birthday card A5 size, pink/purple girlie with 60 somewhere on the front - I hope this fits the bill.

I've used a card blank that was already decorated with an oval centre, which I've used to stick inside the card, but can still be seen through the aperture. I stamped on to the oval with one of my favourite Funstamps sentiment inking with stazon vibrant violet.

The flowers are a mixture from stash, including the pink and white Docrafts ones and the centre Craftime ones. I thought the three little lilac flowers at the bottom corner would counter balance the 60 at the top. 

Colours are for Crafts4eternity R96:


Difficult to show the colours accurately in the photos - they look different in the two different attempts:



This is for:

A card a day
Hiding in my craft room 70: you pick - choose your three favourite colours - purple, lilac and pink
Lexi 77: special birthday
Penny's 100: birthdays
4 crafty chicks 114: a day to remember
CRAFT 179: birthdays
SJ crafts 10: birthdays + option: circles or ovals
Bearly mine 59: flowers galore
Paper pretties Monday 63: bling
Crafts and me 108: bling it up
Hotshot craft 12: bling it on
Catered crop: ac-cent-tchu-ate the negative
ATCs and cards with attitude 26: add a sentiment/anything goes
DL.ART thankful Thursday: anything goes
Lady Anne's Friday is sentiment: anything goes
Anything goes 79: anything goes
Amusing challenges: anything goes
Make it Monday 113
Inspire me Friday 83
52 card pickup week 44

26 comments:

  1. The recipient will love this fab card!!

    love Mags B x

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  2. Visiting from DLART Linky Party. Bee-utifully embellished birthday card. Like the opening also.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  3. What a beautiful card, lovely for a special birthday!
    Thanks for joining us at Lady Annes, hope to see you again soon!

    Hugs

    Laurian

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  4. Adorable, beautiful design and fabulous coloring. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Cards By Lady Anne. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni,DT
    cardsbyladyanne

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  5. Very pretty card!! I love your colors :) Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!
    Angela

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  6. What a beautiful card Hazel. I love the oval aperture. Thanks for joining us at c4e. keeley

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  7. Really pretty card, I'm sure the comnmissioner and the recipient will love it!

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  8. This is lovely Hazel, the colours look pretty in both photographs.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. Lovely card. You're right the flowers do balance the card with the 60. Great work.
    Anice xx

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  10. This is so beautifully designed. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Lady Anne’s Paper Crafts DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  11. Wow, lovely card and such a beautiful design. Thank you so much for joining us at our flower galore Challenge over at Bearly Mine this week. Good luck!

    Hugs, Natascha

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  12. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, nicely done!

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  13. Hazel, I love the soft colours you have used for this card.
    Great to see you at CRAFT this week, please join us again soon.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  14. Hi Hazel. I'm back again but with a different DT "hat" on. Thanks for sharing your card at Lexi's Creations this time in our "Special Birthdays" challenge. A 60th Birthday card is just perfect!
    Helen x (DT)

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  15. Pretty Card...Thanks for joining us at Pennys.
    Hugs,
    Shilpi

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  16. Gorgeous, Hazel - a really elegant card and I'm sure the recipient will love it!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  17. thank you for joining in with SJ Crafts Challenge. A very pretty card.

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  18. What gorgeous colours! I love that frame! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

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  19. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  20. Gorgeous card - with such lovely colours!! Thanks for joining in with the S J Crafts challange! Sarah x

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  21. Hazel this is gorgeous and I am sure the recipient will just love it.
    Perfect for that milestone birthday.

    Thank you for joining in with our Special Birthday challenge at Lexi's Creations.

    Lin xx

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  22. Hi Hazel. Pretty birthday card. Thanks for joining us at ATCs & Cards With Attitude. See you again. Blessings.

    Dwita.

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