Saturday, 4 February 2012

SIL birthday card




Continuing my 'use up old stash 2012' challenge, i remembered i had bought the Cancer research crafting pack last year, loving the images, but when sitting down to use then, being lost for ideas as i usually make 'cute' cards. so i filed them away, to think about. During the week i knew i wanted to make this card for my SIL, and i knew we had bought her a decorative birdcage, so i had a eureka moment and remembered this peel off. And actually off the peel off sheet, it doesn't look tacky, which was a worry. The pack also came with some papers, that matched some card i was struggling to use ( not keen on the colour, it isn't girly or pastel) so a little ribbon, silver card and some pearls later..... we have quite a stylish card (well i think so!!!)
now for the challenges

just us girls- sketch
charisma cardz- vintage
crafts us crazy- anything goes
do you stack up-anything goes
divas by design- anything goes
whimsical designs- bringing out the old



thanks for looking x

14 comments:

  1. Wonderful card ! Simple and clean as I like. Good work !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.!

    P.S. : Sorry, but I think that it isn't vintage...

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  2. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  3. Beautiful card. The birdcage is fabulous! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

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  4. Hi there, what a lovely card - the birdcage is just wonderful and the pearls in the corner a perfect finishing touch.

    Thanks for joining in with us at Divas by Design this week.

    Sarah

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  5. Gorgeous card, love the cage x

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  6. a pretty little card and I love your bird cage.

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  7. Lovely card Alee looks 'classic' to me. Also I like your blog background and the variety of your posts x

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  8. Just so gorgeous hun...!

    thanks for joining us at Divas....and good luck...!

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  9. Love the heat embossing and the elegant card. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

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  10. your card is really lovely ilike the birdcage. nice papers too. thanks for sharing with us at whimwednesdays :)

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  11. Such a pretty card! So glad you linked up at Craft Us Crazy!

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  12. What a lovely birdcage! :o) The paper is beautiful and I love that you kept it clean and simple. It really lets the main image take center stage. :o) Thank you for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  13. Fab card! I love the silver bird cage!

    Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

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  14. Ooooooow, ooooooowwwww, oooooowwwww! I am LOVING that silver embossing work! YeowZA! THANKS for playing with Just Us Girls!

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