Sunday 8 May 2011

Girl's birthday card

I adore this LOTV Cute Squares image from the Vintage Girls set. Don't these two look so cute cosied up together!

The backing papers are from a Picnic in the Park paper stack which came with a magazine recently, the sentiment is Elzybells, flowers and brads from my stash (I swear the ton of flowers I have must be breeding as they never seem to go down much) - and the rust coloured card is from a Core'dinations stack - which also never seems to go down! Ages ago I bought what was such a good investment - a load of DewDrop Brilliance ink pads. Whatever sentiment I might want to stamp - there's always one which will tone perfectly - this one is Pearlescent Rust. I think they came from QVC and I've already had my money's worth.

This card is for the following challenges:

Totally Gorjuss - a sketch (first time I've followed a challenge sketch and it was great fun!)

Crafters Companion Monthly Challenge - Girls Birthday

St. Luke's Hospice - Pick a Pattern

This last one's a fairly new challenge blog that I've posted about before. You can also send the original card on to them afterwards for them to sell to raise funds. When they first began it was Freepost, but that has proved to be unsustainable so you do have to pay the postage now. From my days working as a volunteer for our local hospice I did wonder about the Freepost as every single penny is so much needed, and it's a great cause. And you can always add more cards into the little box or envelope to get your moneys worth from our friends......Royal Mail!!



  1. Love your card good luck with the challenge :)

  2. HI your card and that really cute LOTV image...thank you for joining in our pick a pattern challenge over at St Lukes Charity card challenge....see you next month?


  3. Diane - this is such a cute image and you've coloured it beautifully. I like the mixture of patterns on your card - thanks for joining us on the pattern challenge for St Luke's Charity Card Challenge. Hope to see you next month too!

  4. Hi Diane

    Thanks so much for your kind words about our challenge and for making such a lovely card for this months theme. I am really glad you've decided to follow my little charity challenge and hope you'll be able to play along every month.
    Best wishes
    St Luke's Charity Cards Challenge

  5. Love that LOTV image. It's adorable and you colored it beauitfully. Love your papers especially the gingham, don't know why but I just adore gingham. I'm sure this card will be quickly snaped up, what a great cause.

  6. Hi Di,

    Me again Lol! Great card - LOTV is another favourite of mine!

    Thanks for joining us at the crafters companion challenge blog!!!

    Paula DT. x

  7. Lovely card Di. I love that image, really sweet. I keep trying to use up flowers too! Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

  8. LOVE the colourscheme and this is one of my fave LOTV images.

    Hugs, Sandra

  9. Fabulous card Di, love that image.Thank you so much for joining us at St Lukes Charity Card Challenge this month. See you next month.
    Lynne xxx


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