Monday, 25 April 2016

1st Birthday Card

Welcome to my new follower Liz. Please do pop over to her blog and 
take a look at her lovely makes.

Today I have a birthday card to share which I made for the little girl next door
who celebrated her first birthday over the weekend.
We had a lovely time at her birthday party too!
I found the idea for the shape of the card on Pinterest, which led me here on to
Rainy Day Creations blog, where Susan has very kindly shared the
measurements and a drawing of the card.
Once measured and cut, I embossed the front of the card, added the sentiment,  
Seren's name and the banner using black mirri card.
As Seren is a Welsh name meaning 'star', I thought it would be nice to add some 
tiny diamant├ęs stars to the banner.

The items I have used are:-
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Polka Dots
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles and Scalloped circles
Memory Box - Simple Banner
QuicKutz Sunshine Mini Alphabet
Sentiment and circle stamp were free gifts with a craft magazine.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-
Alphabet Challenge - D is for Dots
Cardz 4 Galz - Use an Embossing Folder
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes
My Sheri Crafts - Get in Shape (not a square or rectangle)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything Goes with a Twist/Make It Female
Pixie's Snippets Playground - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking in.
Janice x

16 comments:

  1. What a perfect card for a First Birthday Janice! So pretty and I love the shape :)

    Great to see you in the Playground.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. What a fun first birthday card! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  3. Stunning project. Thanks for joining us at BSC.

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT Brown Sugar challenge
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

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  4. A very special card for keeping Janice. What a lovely colour too. I bet that stood out.

    How nice that you were invited to the party. Barbxx

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  5. What a very cute idea for a birthday card. Love the added texture. Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!
    Barbara DT team member.

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  6. This is a fabulous first birthday card Janice, lovely colour and shape.
    Pam x

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  7. Oh this is cute! What a great way to use birthday numbers

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts!

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  8. Wow, i love this idea! Lucky Seren!

    Thanks for joining our challenge and hope to see you back soon!
    Aly DT Cardz 4 Galz

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  9. WOW - this is totally BRILLIANT. Love it
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  10. Hello Janice! I don't do enough shaped cards. This is a perfect card for a 1 year old and the tutorial is really easy to follow so thanks for sharing xxx

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  11. What a delightful 1st birthday keepsake, Janice! The embossing looks great, and the black contrast is fantastic! hugs, de

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  12. What a cute shaped card! Love the embossed background and banner! Great color combo as well! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

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  13. A very pretty and special birthday card, one to be treasured. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz DT.

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  14. Very pretty first birthday card! Like the added stars too! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda's Cards

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  15. What a fun card! I love the look of the embossed card stock! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize The Birthday :)

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Many thanks for taking the time to leave me a comment.
Janice x