It's a birthday thing

Morning and welcome to my crafty playground. Today I'm bringing you a card I made for my lovely daughter who is 35 today.  She has a very unique style somewhere between 'Goth' 'Biker' and lace and pretty. Therefore I tried to add some of this influence to her card.

I started by adding a torn and tattered piece of card from ' Correspondence ' by craftwork cards to a piece of craft card. I added lace and pearls to the torn edges. I was inspired by Deborah Hughes in DoCrafts creativity by her little bag for this and the colours. 


Using a piece of folded craft card I stamped lines in Archival ink (Potting Soil) as well as some splatters. 


To this I added flowers which had been distressed with Tattered Rose and Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a pearl added to their centre. I included a butterfly in craft card.

I added some string  using a technique I saw here. I loved this simple style and was influenced to use flowers by this video.


All put together the finished card 




She tells me she loves it lol - hope she does. 

Thank you for stopping by. I hope you have a wonderful day and hope to see you later. 

Debs xxx


Deborah Wainwright
Deborah Wainwright

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5 comments:

  1. Can see why she loves it, a very thoughtfully made card for your lovely Daughter. Hope she has a fabulous day:-) xxx

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  2. Made with love Deborah and it shows. Love all the layers. Lots to look at and all blending in harmony. Xx

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  3. Bet she did love it too Debs! It's really lovely with beautiful elements and colours.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  4. A gorgeous card and I bet she loved it! Really like how you arranged the flowers and butterfly over that gorgeous background!

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  5. Oh wow Deb's this looks fantastic, love how it all come together, the layout and addition of those lines in the background just finishes it off perfectly xxx

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Hugs Debs xxx

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