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Monday, 20 September 2010

A Card for a Ninetieth Birthday

A colleague asked me to make a card for a ninetieth birthday. She specifically wanted something Art Deco, and I don't have much in the way of stamps (digital or rubber) for that, so I headed for my Debbi Moore CD.

I've always loved the colours in that image, even though I've never used it before. I added a digital sentiment and made a paper using the main colours from the image, a gradient and one of the cookie cutter shapes (which I then mirrored on the sentiment.)

I finished the card with some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and some swirls which I cut in my trusty Wizard with a couple of Spellbinders dies. (I do like the way they're embossed. I've got a swirl punch, but I prefer the embossed detail on the die cuts.)

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges: Southern Girls who are looking for 'Anything Goes', and Bee Crafty whose theme is 'Fall into Fashion'.

4 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Hi Josephine, wow that 90 year old lady is going to love your card, those images are gorgeous as are your flowers and papers. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

chrissy xx said...

Gorgeous card. LOve the colours. Your backing paper is lovely.
Chrissyxx

Dora said...

Hi, this is beautiful.. she will definitely love it. The papers you used are gorgeous. Lucky you had that CD xx

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Oh she will just LOVE IT!! It is gorgeous! Your details are stunning!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Bee Crafty.

Deanne :)

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