Sunday 25 April 2010

Happy 40th!

We're celebrating a special friend's 40th birthday today. So I thought to make something different and to start off with a circle. The purple was done with a Fiskars round circle punch and the flowers were done with a Clippunch flowerset. This is a set with 2 punches where you first make the small clip and then the bigger flower. I made small cuts in the puple and then I slided the white flowers in and finished it off with some stones. The stamp is one of Smookie, done by Nellie'C. The Peel-off's sentiment finishes the card off. Unfortunately we cannot be with her, but we are raising a glass of champagne with her on this special occasion.

A Warm Thank You

This is my second Thank You card that I want to share with you all. I have played with my cuttlebug in this one, so the corners and the gold embossing was done with the cuttlebug cutting and embossing templates. I have used shadow stamping and bronze embossing powder in the sentiment from the Brenda Walters selection. Finishing it of with a nice froggy from the toadily happy series from Penny Black coloured with aquerelles. Although this is my favourite colours, I don't often do cards in them.
Have heart warming Sunday!

Thank You Kitty

Hallo everybody! I have not posted for a while since I have been away visiting family, but I would like to share some of my thank you cards with you. The first is a very colourful one with a little kitty from the Inkando selection which I stamped in a topaz colour and out lined with dark brown. The words, that is thank you in Afrikaans, was cut with a craft robo and the corners where done with my trumpet flower corner punch from EK success, one of my favourites. The dotted paper comes from the pet stack range.

Saturday 10 April 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenges # 85 - Make your own flowers

Dusting of my technique on quilling for this week's challenge at Cupcake Craft ChallengesVictoria  have requested to make your own flowers this time. Starting my card with one of Anja's beauties - embossing template on top and then I have used this "jumping for joy frog" from my Penny Black Toadily Happy series. I have coloured it with aquarelles and finished it off with the flowers with the quilling technique.

Sunday 4 April 2010

Toys for boys

Since I only have boys, it is sometimes very difficult to find a proper theme for them. But with the Cuttlebug - pirate series I have some new inspiration. I also have use for all of my bits of scrap paper. In the background I have used blowpens in orange, green and black and the sentiment (french for a treasure hunt) was done with Scap's Curly Alphabet and embossed with copper powder. For a bit of an adventurous birthday, go out and find the treasure!