Sunday, 18 June 2017

Female Birthday Card

Today, I have a birthday card to share with you that I recently made for a friend.
This is the first time I have used the embossing folder which was one of my purchases
at the Ally Pally craft show in April. It's so pretty and is one I think I'll be using a lot.

I started by first cutting the circular die from the base card, and stamping the sentiment,
which is two from a set. Then using two dies taped together I made the lilac frame.
Next I placed them all together and taped them back into the aperture, added
the bird and the flowers.
The single bird has been snipped from a branch of five birds.

The products I have used are:-
Stitched semi circle - purchased from eBay
Sentiment stamps - purchased from eBay
Bird - purchased from eBay
Leanne Creatif Embossing Folder - Little Flowers
Woodware punch - Fern
Xcut Punch - Small Daisy

Challenges entered:-
Animal Friends Challenge - Animals with Wings
Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes with Dies
Love to Craft - Anything Goes
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Embossing Heat or Dry
Stempelgarten Challenge - CAS
Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes with optional die cuts and/or punches
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.
Janice x


  1. Such a beautiful card Janice, I love the unusual shape of the dies that you used.

    Sue xx

  2. A delightful birthday card Janice and I like the design


  3. A beautiful card Janice, such a pretty embossed background and elegant design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  4. Hi Janice, your card is a real beauty. I love the little bird die cut. Thanks for playing with us at Naughty or Nice this month, Jo x

  5. Love this card, Janice. The delicate embossed background it really lovely and I love the stitched semi circle dies. They are so usual. Every time I visit your blog, my wish list of dies seems to get longer! LOL! xx

  6. This is such a sweet card Janice! The embossed background is just perfect for this delicate card. Love the pop of color from the little cluster of flowers too! Sorry I've been MIA recently. We've been doing lots of work on our daughter's new home. Just trying to play "catch-up" here. I've missed lots of lovely posts from you. Sending (hugs).

  7. So sweet! Love that sentiment and your sweet, sweet little birdie die cut! So cute!

  8. Your card is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice! Cyndi, DT

  9. Eine ganz bezaubernde Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

  10. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for our June challenge 11 at Love to Craft, Hazel, DT x

  11. Love the softness of the embossed background, those half circles are neat and the bird on the branch is so cute!

  12. Cute simple bday card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious
    Tina dt

  13. Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

  14. Hi Janice, this such an elegant Birthday Card. Love the embossed part with the great sentiment and all the tiny, lovely details.

    Thank you very much for joining us at the Stempelgarten Challenge.

    Hugs and good luck

  15. This really is the prettiest card Janice. The design is beautiful and that certainly is a lovely embossing folder. One I've not seen before. Barbxx

  16. This is very pretty! Love the colours and the flower embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

  17. love your card. Thanks for joining us at HLS die challenge.

  18. Eine sehr schöne Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    LG Heike

  19. Your card is wonderful.
    Thank you for joining us at the Animal Friends.

  20. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional die cuts and/or punches” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…


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