Thursday, 1 November 2012

Olivia is 3 today

Little Olivia, or Livi as she gets called, is Len's (and therefore mine....... by proxy - :)) youngest grand daughter and she's three years old today.This is the card I made to send to Germany for her:
I used:

- 6" x 6" square cream card stock

- Joanna Sheen stamp from the 'Enchanted' set, coloured with Pro Markers and Glamour Dust on the wings

- pinky mauve pearlescent backing card

- backing paper from the Prima 'Firefly' pack

- sentiment is a LOTV one, stamped in SU's 'Melon Mambo'

- butterflies courtesy of Mrs A :)

- the number 3 was die cut using a new die I found in Joanna Sheen's online shop, by Britannia Dies and at £9.50 (qualifying for P & P) it would have been rude not to buy it. Up until now I've relied on some great die cut numbers that Sarn kindly sent me, just waiting and hoping I'd find a reasonably priced numbers die - no alphabet as yet though :( They're, obviously from the name, a British company and I do love the die, precise and clean cut

- Craftwork Cards card candi coloured with a Pro Marker and letters stamped using Craftwork Cards own lettering set. It's great to use but the letters are so small I live in fear of accidentally throwing one away sometime :(

And, this is the little 'imp' herself:
Apparently having a 'bad hair day' - but I bet lots of us would love hair like Livi's :)

Happy Birthday Livi - love from Grandad and GranDi XXX

Di
x

13 comments:

  1. What card? That Livi is stunningly gorgeous, Di! Look at those eyes!! The symmetry of her face is extraordinary. She needs an agent!!

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  2. What a beqautiful little girl...she has gorgeous eyes! Her card is so sweet...she is going to love it!

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  3. Love your gorgeous, beautiful card.
    luv
    Debby

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  4. Lovely card GranDi (love your title too), that will make a certain birthday girl smile and eyes sparkle even more than they are already.

    Have a good Thursday. Also run out of vinegar here lol

    xxx

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  5. Aww . . .cute card and uber-cute granddaughter. What a little angel. Is this the one who likes pressing buttons all around the house?

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  6. Look at those eyes! What a little beauty! The card is so perfect for this little sprite!

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  7. Hello Di,

    Such a beautifulo gentle card, I love the design paper is's gorgeous.
    And what a poppet Livi is.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  8. Great card - a fairy and butterflies, perfect for a little girl. And Livi is absolutely gorgeous ... not an imp at all, but a real little sweetie :)

    I have a Sissix Alphabet die but I do struggle with it ... it cuts unevenly in my Cuttlebug ... it would be nice to have one that works really easily, sigh!

    Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  9. A beautiful card for a beautiful little girl.
    Hugs
    xx

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  10. Oh isn't she just the cutest and having hair like that at 3 wow it'll be down her back before she is 5 such a lovely colour too! beautiful card Di she will love it xx

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  11. What a cutie, both the card and Livi. LOve the backing papers and the image is great.
    Wish I had bad hair days like that I look as if I have been dragged through 3 or 4 hedges backwards when I get up in a morning.

    Kath x

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  12. Your card is very sweet and Livi is precious...

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