Saturday, 10 October 2009

It's a celebration!


Woo hoo! My great bloggy friend Sharon is celebrating her 50th birthday today - happy birthday hun and hope you have a great day! Here is the card which I made for her, which I'm crossing my fingers has arrived in good time!

In honour of Sharon's birthday, Creative Card Crew challenge where she is a member made this week's challenge #31 theme It's a celebration - how perfect! This week's One Stop Craft Challenge is also in honour of Sharon's birthday with a theme of Happy Birthday & it is also challenge 50 - spooky or what ?? lol!!

I followed the sketch for Everybody-Art-Challenge #60: I kinda stretched the image shape and size to fit my stamp, but I hope you can still see the major elements of the sketch!



My card also fits another challenge I recently discovered, namely Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #36, which is Think Pink, in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Here's a pic of the inside ....

Recipe:
Main image: Penny Black "Day-dreams " (3947K), embossed wtih detail gold powder and coloured with Sakura Sparkle pens;
Sentiments: front - Craftwork Cards "Oh! My Words"; inside - Hero Arts (embossed wtih gold detail powder);
Papers: both sides of 2-sided Bo Bunny paper, with the inside background paper free with "Making Cards" magazine a long time ago!!
Supplies: gold crocheted lace ribbon from Quixotic Paperie; Papermania pearl brad; dragonfly brads, green organza ribbon & various flowers from my stash;
Tools: mega deckled rectangle Nestabilities; iridescent pink cardstock embossed with Cuttlebug "Stylized flowers" folder; numbers cut out using Cuttlebug "Hippie Chick" alphabet.

Happy birthday to Sharon, and hope everyone is having a great weekend whatever you're doing ... I should be out at port Sunlight craft fair today (I've scheduled this post in advance to be sure I don't miss the birthday girl!) ... wonder what goodies I'll see??

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Pauline!
    I'm sure Sharon loved it! :0)
    Hope you've had fun at Port Sunlight...and got lots of lovely new crafty goodies! ;0)
    Helen x

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  2. Hello Pauline - what a pretty card - I am sure Sharon loves it! Great image and perfect colours for such a great Cause as well! Hope the Craft Fair went well for you and you made more than you spent! LOL! Thanks for sharing!! God bless you! {{{hugs}}}

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  3. Such a beautiful , bet Sharon loved it

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  4. Wow what an amazing creation.
    The papers and the image are really fabby.
    Thanks for joining us at EAC.

    Hugs
    Iris

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  5. hello Pauline, your card is beautiful. I love the soft colors... Great work. Happy sunday!

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  6. Oh this is gorgeous, beautiful details.
    luv
    Debby

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  7. Beautiful card Pauline. Very pink and girly. I'm sure Sharon loved it.
    Thanks for playing along at CCC this week.
    Sam x

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  8. ooh like that lace and all the different layers are very pretty

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  9. Your cards are beautiful.... you are truly an inspiration

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  10. Wow this is gorgeous Pauline, I'm sure Sharon loved it.
    Thanks for joining in the OSCC. Donna x

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x