Friday, 25 March 2011

Hubby's birthday cards

Today is hubby's birthday - lost count of how hold he is, but it's still younger than me!
The top card uses some fab Kanban die cuts bought as a kit from QVC. So easy to put a quick card together.
The bottom card is using my very favourite Forever Friends characters - this one is a die cut decoupage from the newly released retro collection. Some Card Candy and a bow just finishes it off.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Little Boy Football Card

This card uses one of my all time favourite boy images which I use time and time again - I think just about every boy in my son's classes through school have had a variation of this card. I use Glossy Accents on the ball image and I used a Craftwork Cards round sentiment to echo the footballs on the backing paper (a freebie downloaded from the internet).

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Fairy Cupcakes

I loved this little quirky character when I saw her. The die cut decoupage is glittered as is the cupcake background paper. The card was made using a sketch put up on a forum that I visit and is the first time I've ever used a sketch - I stuck rigidly to the sketch this time but give me a few more sketches and I'm sure I'll be rotating and interpreting with the best of them! This card is for my friend's not so little girl from my children.

Monday, 21 March 2011

Teenager Birthday Card

Firstly, apologies for the really poor photo - as usual taken in a hurry, the card is much lighter and brighter in real life.
My friend's daughter becomes a teenager at the end of this month and thanks to Kanban decoupage this card card will hopefully fit the bill! The background papers are from the Henbury Lane collection from Papermania and I used some of the new polka dot Card Candy (sorry, I know they call it Candi now but I can't bring myself to change from Card Candy) and a some spotty ribbon that I've had forever!

Born to Shop card

I have lots of birthdays in March and April which is why I've not added much to my blog - I've been too busy making them all. I didn't take photo's of them all, last minute as usual so it was a choice between getting them in the post or adding them here. I thought it was nicer to get a birthday card to the recipient on time.
Anyway, this card is for an old friend of mine who I know will appreciate the sentiment! The image was stamped and coloured using Promarkers and cut and layered using oval Nesties. The background paper is also from the Born to Shop range from Papermania.