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Monday, August 15, 2016

A fairy birthday card...

One of my granddaughters celebrated her 11th birthday just a few days ago. Happy birthday, Polly! This is the card I made for her:
I used a stamp that came as a free gift with a recent issue of Cardmaking & Papercraft.  In fact, the pretty DSP in the background also came with the magazine.

I colored my image with ProMarkers, trying to match the colors in my DSP. I added some sparkle to her wings with a clear Wink of Stella pen.  My flowers were made with a set of three different sizes of the same flower die, but I can't recall what the brand is now. My leafy flourish underneath my flowers is by Cheery Lynn. The fancy oval die-cut is by Spellbinders and the stitched oval is from My Favorite Things.

I used an Elizabeth Craft Designs die to cut the "Happy Birthday" out of the same CS that I used for the leafy flourish.

On the inside of my card, I used a computer-generated sentiment and a portion of a large Spellbinders fancy oval die-cut for embellishment. I love the way it added a feminine touch to the inside of my card.

We've got lots of company right now, so finding time to write posts and visit blogs is difficult. Please forgive me if I don't get around to your blog for a while. I'll get there eventually, I promise!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and remember to laugh--a little or a lot--every day.
Cheryl

8 comments:

Hannelie said...

Cheryl this is so beautiful!
From the colors to the pretty layout and attention to detail!
Your granddaughter is a lucky girl... she's going to love it!

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card.
luv
Debby

designbydonna said...

Your colors are soft and pretty. I love the little extra you did inside. I'm sure your granddaughter loved this.

Mona Pendleton said...

Very pretty card Cheryl! Hope your granddaughter had a Happy Birthday! Love the sweet fairly image framed is that beautiful ornate oval! All the little flowers are so pretty!

Glittered Paws said...

How pretty - I get this magazine too - but havenot yet used the beautiful fairy. Fairies are so in right now - must get her out and let her see ink. Happy Birthday to your granddaughter.

Darnell J Knauss said...

I'm sure this will be a keepsake for Polly forever, Cheryl! Both the inside and outside are so pretty!

(Did you happen to see that I got a set of Brushos at the UK Retreat and really enjoyed them?! Too funny, don't you think? I hope you've been enjoying your set. I was surprised to learn that they can be "corraled" and used in small areas on your desk which makes me like them after all! Hugs, Darnell

Lynne in NI said...

Awww what a cutie! And what a fab freebie!

Sue said...

Gorgeous color combo and super cute card, I bet she loved it!

Hugs
Sue