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Monday, 26 August 2013

Girlfriend Birthday card

Hi everybody :)

I made this a while ago for a friend to give his girlfriend on her birthday, my first 8x8 card so was strange working on a bigger card hehe, but it suited the image perfectly I think, there are just so many little details in it that I really don't think it would look good on a 6x6. She's a beautician and loves pink and white, so this is what I came up with :) I took inspiration from a card on the Make it Crafty website (where the background set is from) by Tracy Payne of Crafteezee, using a similar layout so felt I had to include that in my post too.
Ingredients
Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts: Roses, rosebuds, chrysanthemums, heather, cherry blossoms, cosmos daisies
Sentiment - LOTV Greetings Postmarks
Cheery Lynn French Pastry Doily Die
Cheery Lynn Mini Fanciful Flourish
Whimsy Corner Die
Papermania/Lucy Cromwell Papers
Coloured with Promarkers
Ribbon Girl: Pink lace, pearls, Stickles, Glossy Accents
Feathers and Tulle from stash


Closeup of the sentiment I printed off myself

My feathery flower arrangement


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Thanks for looking :)
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14 comments:

  1. A fabulous card Tanya, and so perfect for your friend considering he work. Great image and background and you've designed it wonderfully, Kate x

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  2. Beautiful card,lovely design and colours.xxx

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  3. This is gorgeous Tanya. Fabulous image and design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  4. This is fabulous Tanya. The image and colour scheme are gorgeous and I love all the pretty details.
    Lorraine x

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  5. Gorgeous as always hun...

    Biggest of hugs Vicky xx

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  6. I too find larger cards difficult Tanya, I think it's a fear of all that white space. But you've done a great job on this one and very girly.

    B x

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  7. Love your card Anesha, all the details are so fabulous, so beautifully coloured, fantastic size and great background.
    Hugs Linda

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  8. fabulous card tags.really love the image and your pretty details and colours are beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

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  9. Great card hun! Love everything in it, and you did a great job with the 8x8!!! The font with the hearts is so cute - do you mind sharing what the name of the font is?
    xx Mirella

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  10. I missed this one, sorry Tanya but it's lovely of course.

    Your message just now, I might have a digi image that suits, if you can e.mail me I will mail it back to you.

    B x

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  11. Hi Tanya, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

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  12. Hi Tanya wow what a cool scene on your card and stunning embellies ..just love it loads ;0)

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  13. HI sweetie this is just gorgeous, fabulous design, thank you for joining us at WOC this time, hugs Pops x x x

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