Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Seize the Birthday fun

Oooooh, I am loving the 'Seize the Birthday' challenge. This is the 'feminine' card I made for this week's sketch:

And here's the sketch:

I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card stock

- image from the Hobby House set called 'Spring Bringer', die cut and then mounted onto apricot Core'dinations card  before slicing one edge off to follow the sketch

- backing papers by Craftwork Cards from their 'Vintage Rose' set - I must confess to gasping aloud with delight when I found such a perfect match for the image :)

- more apricot Core'dinations card

- sentiment by LOTV, stamped using SU's 'Certainly Celery', die cut and layered onto a bigger circle of apricot card

Of course, next week's challenge at Seize the Birthday uses the same sketch and has to be a masculine card. Better put my thinking cap on now as cards for 'chaps' are always tricky for me :(

Di
x

21 comments:

  1. What a sweet image and such a pretty card! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize The Birthday! :)

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  2. Such a sweet card, love it.

    Eliza

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  3. Hi Di

    Beautiful finished card.

    Love those scrummy papers .. .. as you say .. .. just perfect alongside your image.

    Love Jules xx

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  4. Gorgeous. That image is so pretty...she looks so proud of herself for riding her bike so nicely. You did such a lovely job on this card.
    That paterned paper is really pretty and suits your image so well.

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  5. Aw this is so sweet Di, good luck with the male card next week!

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  6. Such a sweet card Di, love that it all matches so perfectly too, I also give a little woot when I find a perfect match never fails to make hubbie jump lol. Hugs, Amanda x

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  7. Such a sweet card Di....and as for the boys......just colour one blue :-)
    Hugs,
    A x

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  8. gorgeous card!! it is so beautifully feminine!! Hugs Juls

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  9. Hi Di
    Fabulous card... Love those craft work card papers...
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  10. A lovely card - so cute! Thanks for the link to the 'Seize the Birthday' challenge - I'd not seen that challenge before.
    Kath x

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  11. Great card there Miss! Can I go round the Playground on the bike now?
    x

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  12. TERRIFIC card Di. You're not kidding about the PERFECTLY MATCHING colours. Fantastic.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  13. di this is just adorable

    Thanks for joining us at Seize The Birthday this week
    Jen xx

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  14. You have some of the cutest images, Di! Love these sweet colors too!

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  15. Hi Di Gorgeous card. Love the image. Thanks for your kind message you left on my blog. I still have my left overs from the scene card so I will try and make a card from it and join in. Thanks again. Hugs Jenny xx

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  16. This is absolutely beautiful Di ....truly is!! xx

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  17. Fabulous image, hope the poor girl doesn't hurt herself as she runs off the edge. The papers are a perfect match, wonderful card.

    Kath x

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  18. awe this is so sweet and what a precious image :) So glad you joined us on Seize the Birthday.

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  19. Totally feminine, just love the rose paper in the background and the sweet image so wonderfully coloured. Great card!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  20. What a cute image and papers you have used. This is one sweet card! So glad you joined us on Seize the Birthday.

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  21. Wauuu this card is stunning,
    love it.
    Hugs Tamara

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