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Saturday, 27 March 2010

Commissioned Birthday Card


The same customer that asked for the Art Deco bookmark also wanted a birthday card with angels on it and the rest was left to me.  That's what I like - just an indication on the topic and then I can pick what I think they'll like.

The images for this card are from Joanna Sheen's Precious Petals Cd.  The CD is wonderful and it was hard which images to use but as I went for a square concertina card I mainly went for square shaped angel images.  All the papers and card were used from my stash on the table apart from the heart shaped papers were were from Crafty Ann's Digi Store.  It's amazing how my stash of paper and card is going down and down - in a few months' time I might be needing to print papers off again but at least it has been a good New Year's Resolution to use up my paper/card stash as we are nearly at the end of March and I'll still going strong.

The card is finished off with peel-offs, gems, ribbon, flowers, charms (which I've had for some years now), card candy, butterfly embellishments and pearls.  Yes it's bit of mixture of embellishments but I think the expanse of the card means that it can take it.  

Roll on next week when I should find out if I got it right for the card and the bookmark!!!

Dutch Dare Challenge - Spring card with fabric
Totally Gorjuss - Have hearts on your project
Cute Card Thursday - Dimensions
Colour Create - Your choice of pastels
Saturday Secret Crafter - Pink, green and flowers
Quirky Crafts - Flowers
Totally Papercrafts - Pink and green
Practical Scrappers - Use something you've had for a year
Crafty Cardmakers - Spring into spring
Incy Wincy - Easter or Spring
Jacksonbelle - Easter/Spring theme
Stampin' Royalty - Get glittery
Little Red Wagon - Photo as inspiration
Fab n Funky - It's in the technique - I've chosen distressing.
Flutter by Wednesday - Open theme
Pollycraft Monday Challenge - Sparkly things.



22 comments:

judie said...

what a lovely project, i love that verse, so nice - thanks for playin with us at crafty cardmakers xx

Sandra Farrell said...

Very cute and delicate - the angels are lovely. Thanks for joining us at SR.

Beryl K said...

Just gorgeous, I love it Kym. Well done on keeping up your resolution
Beryl x

jordiegirl said...

Wow Kym,

How wonderful is that card - it's absolutely fabulous.

I have been pondering buying that CD'ROM of Joanna's but haven't succumbed - yet!!

Kat said...

This is gorgeous Kym. Thanks for joining us again at TG.

Kat x

Angela McKay, Stampin' Up Demonstrator, #1 Rising Star Canada 2008/2009 said...

great job! Thanks so much for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!

Angela McKay, Stampin' Up Demonstrator, #1 Rising Star Canada 2008/2009 said...

great job! Thanks so much for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!

Shanda Stirk said...

That was a nice set of cards - very pretty angels! Thanks for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty.

Ann Whitfield said...

I think you'll find that both the card and bookmark are perfect Kym. They are so gorgeous, how could they not be? I love the idea of a four sided bookmark - must put one on my to do list!
Ann x

Rosanne said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing along at Little Red Wagon.

Julia said...

what a fabulous project. Really love it. Thanks for playing along with the Quirky Crafts flower challenge!

Danni said...

Wow!! Very pretty and so very nice! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Heather "Hev" said...

Beautiful :)

Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs this week :)

joey said...

Hi Kym

this is beautiful, so much detail and so pretty, thanks for sharing it with us at tpc this week

Joey.x

Michele Spera said...

Very nicely done:-) thank you for playing TG this week
Michele

amanda stokes said...

Sweet card!
Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss!
hugs amanda xx

Sue said...

Hi Kym
wow what a gorgeous creation, beautiful piccies, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

scrappyjan said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!! LOVE them..
Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
hugs, Janiel

~Christina~ said...

So very pretty!!!

freckleface said...

Beautiful ... Thanks for playing along at TG this week…Debs

Vixykins said...

What a great project and such soft colours, beautiful!
Thanks for coming to play at Crafty Cardmakers x

Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous Kym! Thanks so much for joining us at DDCC!