Monday 17 July 2017

A garden puzzle

I was asked to make a card for a lady who had recently had her 50th birthday, so this was to be an 'unbirthday' card. I was told that she loves puzzles and gardening and flowers.

I used a floral background paper with punched borders and Hunkydory supplies, layering up various toppers and adding one or two vellum items and some Docraft flowers and pearls. I had a look at the puzzle books in Poundland and lo and behold there was a 'garden plant' word search puzzle - perfect to add to the card.

A Hunkydory circular topper on the left and a mat with a punched border on the right under the sentiment panel.

This is for:

My time to craft 350: in the garden
Craftaholics R us 27: summer
Eclectic Ellapu July: summer colours
4 crafty  chicks 359: summer celebrations
Card mania 94: summer fun
Creatalicious 119: anything goes + option: summer
Cards und more 14: anything goes with summer
Cardz 4 galz 51: butterflies
Alphabet: I for insects
Scrap and craft inspiration 5: summertime with butterflies
Country view crafts July: things with wings
Daisy chain 10: floral
As you like it: do you prefer pearls or gems and why - I love using either, especially pearls in the centre of flowers
Crafty cardmakers 193: lots of layers
Fairytale 171: hobby - gardening (and puzzles)


  1. Gorgeous card, love the 'word search' addition

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers


  2. Oh this is fun! Thanks for sharing at Craftaholics R Us.
    Owner/DT Janis

  3. This is gorgeous! I love the colors, and the bright and cheery happiness of this card. Thanks so much for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz! - Chris, DT

  4. This is a great idea for a card! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Sian.

  5. Fabulous card Hazel, what a clever idea to incorporate the recipients two passions and I am sure she will love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Daisy Chain and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

  6. Oh super fun, love the search word along the side. Great colors. Thanks for sharing with us at 4CC.
    Leanne DT/4CC

  7. Beautiful card with a fabulous design, loving all those flowers! Thanks for joining us at Craft Cardmakers.
    Happy Crafting
    Glenda DT

  8. this is so magnificent!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at alphabet challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  9. Great card, Hazel and very original.

    Thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge.

    Helen x

  10. A beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.
    Crafty hugs

  11. What a wonderfully customized card! Thanks so much for joining us at As You Like It Challenge!

  12. Absolutely gorgeous, and what a fabulous use of the pearls! Thanks for sharing with us at AYLI for this challenge. Hugs xx

  13. Great project Hazel. Love the colours. Pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week Judy DT

  14. Really great card Hazel. Fits the brief perfectly! Thanks for joining the Things with Wings challenge at Countryview challenges and Good Luck! Hugs rachel x

  15. Great card! Thank you from Scrap & Craft blog!

  16. Wonderful card! Thank you for playing along with Card Mania Challenge

  17. Love all the flowers and butterflys. Thanks for sharing at Cards und More Challenge - DT Janine


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