Friday, 18 September 2009

Special Birthday Card




Anne asked me to make a special card for a close friend Beth, who has a milestone birthday coming up next week. Now Beth is elegance personified, so I tried to make a card that would complement this, and used these Martha Stewart papers in shades of a bronzey gold and aqua. The letters were cut using the Storybook cartridge at 2 1/2" and dotted with some glittered prima flowers.
Yes, I have finally finished unpacking and was able to get organised to make this card last night. It's quite disorientating because I have forgotten where everything is kept here, so keep rummaging in drawers to find stuff. I had a minor panic when I couldn't find my nestabilities, they had been tucked into a little side pocket of a case and got overlooked. I have doubles of all the heavy items - cricut, cuttlebug etc, but the nesties, embossing folders, cartridges etc do the journey with me. So now, all my stuff is around me, and all I need to do is to get cracking on some cards.........

28 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Enfys. She is sure to love it. The blue and bronze look so nice together. Very elegant! Glad you're getting settled. Wonderful pix of the grandkids yesterday. I enjoyed seeing them!

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  2. This is really beautiful and certainly is elegant. I'm sure Beth will be wowed by it. I have enough trouble remembering where everything is in my one craft room (I reorganize a lot) so having to deal with two would just do me in! hugs, eileen

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  3. He Enfys, I'll bet you can relax more now that you're all unpacked. (except when you can't find somethig!) lol I love the special card. I had my 60th too.(January) I'm sure Beth wll love it.

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  4. Love the colours you used and yes its a special card.
    have a nice weekend,Lean

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  5. BEAUTIFUL card and very elegant. She'll love it.

    Hugs,
    Kristina

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  6. gorgeous card ~very special ~ love all the detail
    vanessa xx

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  7. Hey there, welcome back to Florida. I just adore this card elegance personified. Joan from Port St. Lucie. Also, loved the latest photos of the children.

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  8. Enfys.. that is just beautiful... I love the blue and the bronze together.. very very nice. Glad to hear you are getting organized..

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  9. Oh I haven't been over for a while Enfys what with the boys being on school hols etc and going to the beach I have been a bad blogger ....but I'm back and I have missed so much you have made some stunning cards I am having a nice time catching up on everything on your blog
    This is stunning darling
    Love Susie xx

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  10. love the colours En, fab card
    Glad you're getting unpacked and organised- enjoy the sun
    AllisoNX

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  11. oh I do like that Enfys and am sure Beth will too. Very elegant indeed
    Anne x

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  12. Absolutely stunning just love it, as I am sure Beth will, wow wow wow
    love the new look blog as well
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  13. Oh this is so very beautiful she will love it!
    hugs
    kim x

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  14. totaly gorgeous hun the blue and bronze look stunning,she is sure to love it I know I would love cheryl xxxxxxx

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  15. WOW En this card is stunning. I'm not elegant but I'd love this card if it was my birthday.

    Glad your settling back in & take my hat off to you, packing & unpacking!

    Lou
    x

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  16. This card screams elegance. Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the colors they work so well together.

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  17. Wow Enfys, what a lovely card, Im sure your friend Beth was delighted with it. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

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  18. What a beautiful card, I love it!!

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  19. Happy birthday, Beth. May your day be as beautiful as your card.

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  20. Gorgeous card Enfys. So elegant, the colours are beautiful and I love that punch, just purchased it myself. Glad to here you are now settled and feeling at home again.

    hugs
    Kaye x

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  21. Oh my Enfys Monte is ADORABLE!!! Love that pic!!! Love the card...the colors, the design so elegant and beautiful!! Wanted to invite you over for a chance at the blog candy. Thanks, Dawn

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  22. Well this card is elegance personified! So happy you're back in the groove and have found all of your goodies. xxD

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  23. What an elegant card En.

    I wonder what shops you had to rush round....

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  24. Hope you've settled in again ok En.stunning creation.I'm starting a new challenge hope you'll join in.I'm sure you'll enjoy it. janex http://bythecuteandgirly.blogspot.com/
    janex

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  25. Wow Enfys, this is stunning. What a gorgeous colour combination and I love the way you have created those letters, very elegant.
    What a proud Grandma you must be, your gorgeous Grandchildren are just adorable. Thanks for sharing the photos.

    Lisax

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  26. Very elegany. I'm sure Beth will love it.

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  27. Gorjus card Enfys. I love those cheeky mices. Beautiful colours.

    Love Karen x

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Enfys x