Monday, 6 May 2013

A girly card ...

... for a special friend who has had her birthday by now so it's safe to show this here.

Although the card is for a birthday, the papers were actually taken from a Christmas pad - Authentique peaceful collection. I love the peaceful, calm look of the green with the black.

The stamped image on a black piece of acetate is one that I had long ago as part of a stamp swap (must be about eight years ago - I had quite a lot of these images, but this is now the last one). I've used the lovely Sizzix movers & shapers fancy label die cuts (the outer one is glittered white card). The brads are by Teresa Collins, the sentiment is Craftime and the glittered numerals are Docrafts.

Colours inspired by For your inspiration 45:

This is also for:

Fairytale 66: a very special occasion
Great impressions May: celebrations
Aud sentiments 79: birthday
Fashionista 15: shabby or vintage
Inky chicks 3: shabby chic
Ooh-la-la 129: vintage/nostalgic
Heck of a challenge May: fashion
Fashionable stamping 47: anything goes
Kaboodle 170: for the ladies
Corrosive 173: mother's day or for a special lady
Love to create 64: for mom or special lady
Whoopsi Daisy: mother's day or for a special lady
Bloggers challenge: a feminine touch
Perfect sentiments 77: make it feminine
The stamp spot May: feminine
Let's craft and create 69: one for the girls
The crafter's cafe 16 mother's or for a female
Jellypark friends: it's a girly challenge theme
Digistamps4Joy 66: women are special
Nghtshift stamping: something special
Divas by design: add a number
As you like it 1: favourite die and/or punch - I like these sizzix labels dies - so attractive and versatile
The cutie pie 43: lots of layers
Die cuttin' divas 113: anything goes
AnMaCreatief 20: metal (brads)
Glitter n sparkle 31: anything goes
Fussy & fancy 88: anything goes
DL.ART May linky party: anything goes
Make it Monday 139
Inspire me Fridays 101
52 card pick-up 2.18


  1. Hazel, this is lovely! The image is so pretty, and the layers all work so well together. Great take on the inspiration photo. Thanks for playing along with us at FYI!

  2. This is a great card and perfect for this week's challenge!!

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  3. really gorgeous card
    thanks for playing with us at fashionista

  4. Wonderful Hazel, thank you for sharing with us! Hugs Jackie DT member ds4j

  5. Hi Hazel,
    It's a lovely card. Pretty embellies, love them. Thank you for playing along with us at Digistamps 4 Joy and we hope to see you again. Good Luck :)
    [DS4J DT Member]
    [Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

  6. So pretty and elegant, love it Thank you for joining in with Divas By Design's challenge
    Lindsay xx

  7. This is absolutely brilliant, Hazel! LOVE the white on black and the fabulous text paper! Thanks for joining us at FYI! :)

  8. Perfect image for the year! Thanks for joining in with FYI!

  9. Wonderful card and your design and your attention to details are great! Love the papers, soo pretty!

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Hugs Mian
    Love to Create Design Team Member

  10. awesome card, I love the white stamping on the black cardstock!

    Beautiful vintage papers too!

    Thanks so much for joining us at The Stamp Spot for the feminine challenge this month!

  11. Wonderful! I love the embossed (?) chicky on the black... makes her stand out! Thanks for linking up to play along at The Stamp Spot. Jess D DT TSS

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  13. Lovely card, and lovely Die choice too!

    Thanks for joining in with our first challenge at As You Like It,

    hugs Samantha :0)

  14. Gorgeous, Hazel! I bet your friend loves it! Thanks for joining us at FYI!

  15. Such an elegant birthday card, Hazel!
    Thanks for playing along with The Stamp Spot again this month!

    TSS DT

  16. What a wonderful birthday card Hazel. Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

  17. It's so elegant! I'm visiting from MIM.

  18. Very snazzy card Hazel! I'm sure your friend loved it! So glad you joined us at Great Impressions Stamps!

  19. Another wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  20. Great card Hazel :-)

    Thanks for joining the Fussy and Fancy challenge - good luck!

    xx Sazzle xx

  21. LOvely card with beautiful brads!
    Thank for joining our METALchallenge at AnMaCreatief. Adriana

  22. This is beautiful. Thanks for playing at CCCB.

  23. I Love the gorgeous colours and beautiful image on your card, Thanks so much for sharing with us at FSC..Esther xx

  24. Beautiful card Hazel, I like the image, Thank you for joining in with us at Heck of a Challenge this month, Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  25. Another stunner Hazel. Bet your friend was delighted with this beauty? Thank you for sharing it with us at OLL this time
    Dawn xx

  26. wonderful birthday card for your friend Hazel and isn't it wonderful that you can use xmas patterned papers without them actually looking all that xmassy! thanks for taking part in this months feminine challenge over at The Stamp Spot (:

  27. Such a beautiful and elegant card. Thanks so much for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy. Hugs...Mona

  28. Such an elegant card! Beautifully done! Thanks for playing at FYI!

  29. Lovely card Hazel, love the image, thanks for sharing at OLLCB x

  30. Stunning card, love the colours and your LO,thanks for joining our girly girl challenge at Jellypark, Gaynor x

  31. Lovely!! Thank you so much for playing along with us last week at Love to Create Challenge!! Can't wait to see what you'll create this week!!

    Many Blessings,

  32. Pretty card! I bet your friend loved it! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

    A Little Bit O' Paper

  33. Love the neutral palette you chose! Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at FSC!

  34. Love your fab flapper Hazel
    Thanks for playing along this month at Heck Of A Challenge with our Fashion theme and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x


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