Monday, 11 June 2012

Lexi's Creations....Happy Birthday


Hi Susan here...

Can you believe how fast this year is moving along.....we are now starting the second week in June yikes!!
Over at Lexi's Creations this is the start of a new challenge today and we have chosen a nice easy one this time, the theme is 

'Happy Birthday'

Yes it's as simple as that....it can be for male or female, child or adult as long as its a birthday themed creation that will be fine.
For full details of our challenge and our fabulous sponsor please call across to Lexi's Creations and take a look at the fabulous inspiration from my design team.

Now for my card....


My favourite kind of card is a birthday card...it is something special for whoever you give it to and can be part of the present as well!

My background papers are from my stash it is originally from a 12x12 Japanese pad, can't remember who's make, I only have a few pieces left and I love it to bits, they are such delicate patterns and colours.

The sentiment is from Fairy Dust Crafts designed by our very own Lexi Lee and appropriately called 'Happy Birthday'.
The die I used for the sentiment is from Tickled Pink Stamps designed by Ann Vento.
The ribbon is is from Ribbon Box, beautiful woven ribbon, I loved using it.
The flowers and leaves are a mixture....The small roses and buds are from Hobby Craft. 
The leaves and the blue pansies I made myself. I used a punch for the shape then coloured the flowers with distress inks and a fine liner, the pearls in the centre are from our local market. I love making my own flowers and often get my inspiration from the flowers growing in my garden. These little blue pansies were originally planted in one part of my garden and have now over the years infiltrated almost every part of the garden, all different sizes and different shades, I love these little flowers.
The beautiful laser cut butterfly is from a collection called Craft for Occasions.

Thank you so much for looking at my work and for your wonderful comments
Love and hugs
Susan xxx





11 comments:

  1. Hi Susan this is stunning, my those flowers are gorgeous, such lovely detail and colour combo.


    Hugs Julie x

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  2. Hello Susan. Oh so beautiful, striking yet very delicate. So much detail and colour, with lovely textures too.
    Have a lovely day.
    Lots of love, Sandra xxx

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  3. Gorgeous card Susan, your blue pansies are amazing and you made them yourself- wow!! Love the background paper too!
    hugs
    glenda

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  4. Hi Susan - this is a gorgeous card. I Love your pansies and the pretty delicate colours you've used. Beautiful. Helen x

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  5. woww the blue flowers are pretty

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  6. This is soooo pretty Susan. Love the flowers and the soft colours! Hope you are feeling better hugs Susan x

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  7. Wow, Susan, gorgeous card, lovely ribbon, papers and roses but best of all are those beautiful blue pansies you made!They are just gorgeous!
    Hugs Jo x

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the blue and pink flowers mixed together. They just pop off the card! Everything about this one is beautiful -- doily, dp, ribbon, -- everything!

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  9. Hi Susan this is a definite WOW card and so very beautiful those flowers, the other embellishments, colours and design look awesome.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  10. Oh this is soooo gorgeous and what beautiful details.
    luv
    Debby

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