Monday 12 June 2017

A Birthday Card for my Great Niece

Yesterday, my great niece Ella celebrated her 7th birthday, and here is the card
I made for her. I came across the idea on Pinterest and cased this card.
I had a great time helping her celebrate with a family party.

I used a Versamark inkpad and stamped one of the swirls from the set randomly
on the card base. I had completely forgotten about this technique. I love the effect
it gives by making the base card darker.

The products I have used are:-
Kelly Panacci Clear Stamps - Swirls
First Edition Craft Dies - Number and Date
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles and Scalloped Circles
Stampin' Up - Word Window Punch

Challenges entered:-
Pixie's Snippets Playground - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes with an optional Twist - Use Dies and Punches
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Monochromatic Theme with Ribbon or Lace
Daisy Chain Challenge - Monochrome
Let's Craft and Create - Girls, Girls, Girls
Mix it Up Challenge - Anything Goes with an optional Twist - Stamping
Allsorts - Use at Least Two Dies

Thanks for stopping by.
Janice x


  1. Super card, Janice. I love the stamped background and the clever way of using the numbers. Gorgeous colour too. xx

  2. Lovely card, really nice design...
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week...x

  3. Absolutely brilliant age card.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  4. A fabulous card Janice, I love how you've highlighted the number 7.

    Sue xx

  5. What a brilliant design Janice - so clever. I love it and will unashamedly CASE it at some point, a lifesaver for kiddies cards!


    Di xx

  6. A fabulous card Janice, pretty colours and fabulous design - I'm sure Ella loved her card.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  7. Hi, Janice!
    I wanted to thank you for sharing this gorgeous card in our Monochromatic Challenge. I hope you will join us again soon, and think of Really Reasonable Ribbon next time you are in need of ribbons, twine, trims, flowers and more. Oh...and don't forget about our FUN BLOG HOP tomorrow, June 13, where you can win the Ribbon Club Assortment. I hope you will join us.
    Karen Letchworth
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  8. Love your use of numbers on this card Janice - great idea! Shabneez x

  9. Fabulous idea for a birthday card Janice.
    Hugs Pam x

  10. Very cool card, Janice! Love the purple too! :o)

  11. FAB design! This is just FUN!!! Great colors too!

  12. That's lovely! Love the subtlety of the numbers in the background. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  13. This is such a fabulous design! Love the monochromatic colors and all those floating numbers. What a great card!!

  14. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Let's Craft & Create, good luck!!! Amy DT

  15. Oh what a fun design and pretty color, I bet she loved it!!

  16. wow Thanks for joining us at Daisy Chain Challenges.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  17. A great idea and I love the purple swirl stamping too. I'm sure she liked the card very much.

  18. Lovely card, perfect for this weeks challenge.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Dies' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

  19. Janice this is a lovely card for your niece.
    Thank you for joining our challenge at
    Let's Craft and Create this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT

  20. Very wonderful design. Perfect for a 7 year olds cars design and those stamped images lend such a nice feel to compliment the numbers. Awesome sauce and fantabulous!

    Thanks for joining us at Mix It Up! Hugz. ~Niki DT


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