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Sunday, 5 September 2010

Commissioned Birthday Card

Here is another of the cards I was asked to make for one of my customers.  The remit was a 60th birthday card for someone into animals/gardening etc.  I have used my Joanna Sheen Jayne Netley Mayhew CD again for this one and yet again I have used the same image as I did for a commissioned card a while back.  It's quite intricate to cut out as the layers print out over 3 sheets of A4 card but it's well worth it in the end.  To mount the image I have used some blue mirri card, a matching backing paper to the image and a light blue and dark blue abstract paper from Crafty Ann's as this matches the colours so well.  The card is finished off with a verse, sentiment off the computer, a flower/pin spray made by my fair hands and some card candy.

This card fits the following challenges:

Pocket Full of Posies - Winged things
A Crafty Little Place - Anything goes
Penny's Paper - Birthday
Crafty Calendar - Blue and the option of flowers
Daring Cardmakers - Saphhire
Our Creative Corner - Letters or numbers on project
Crafty Emma - Floral frenzy
CD Sunday - Animals
Pile it On - Pile on the layers.


Tess said...

Fabulous card Kym. Stunning image. Thanks for joining us this week on CD Sunday. Tess x

Trish Hughes said...

very pretty, love the colors and layers!!! thanks so much for playing along with PIO.

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card and a lovely sentiment Kym. Thanks for joining is at the CES Challenge this week!

Nikki Schmaltz said...

WOW! How awesome that you are getting paid for cards. This is so soft and pretty. Thanks for sharing over at ACLP:D

Roberta Laliberte said...

This is gorgeous Kym!


Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Kym your card is amazing. The image is simply gorgeous! Phenomenal coloring on this one.


Rein said...

Beautiful card, love thie image!
Thanks for joining in wiht DCM.

Julye said...

Ah bring back spring I had a family of bluetits in my front bay tiles, still haven't worked out where the hole is that they got into and the noise drove hubby mad when he was trying to watch tv, it was fab watching them. Fab card and thanks for joining us at Penny's sure the recipient will love this.

starcyl said...

A lovely card Kym and I'm sure it will go down very well. Thanks for joining in with us at CD Sunday and good luck.

Jenny x

Anonymous said...

Kym this is absolutely gorgeous.I love the colour theme its so beautiful
hugs June xxx

Doreen said...

A fabulous card Kym.Thanks for sharing this with us at CD Sunday this week.xxx

Courtney said...

What a gorgeous card Kym! And your color combo is perfect! Thanks for playing along with our Birthday Challenge at Penny's. Good Luck!


Christine said...

Gorgeous card Kym, I am certain it will be well received.
Lovely images and backing papers.
Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week

Dori said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the colors and the image. It is all just exquisite!!

Kathy said...

Lots of lovely sapphire shades here! Thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers

Scrappy said...

Wow Kym! Really amazing card! I can't begin to say enough! Fantastic colors and the layout is perfect too!

Thanks so much for sharing it with us at PIO this week! We really hope you'll be back to join us next week too! :)

Cardmaking Galore said...

Lovely work! like the colours you used