Monday, 21 January 2013

A Belated Birthday challenge at Crafty Cardmakers

Hello All
Here we are at the start of yet another week, I wish someone would slow things down please, this year is disappearing far too quickly.
Today we start a new challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers and it is my turn to be the host.
As I am always notoriously late with sending my cards it seems appropriate for me to choose a Belated Birthday challenge. Any image, Stamped or Digi, will do but your card MUST include a sentiment indicating that the card is for a belated Birthday, for example - Sorry I missed it, Have a very Happy Unbirthday, Better late than never, Your birthday came, your birthday went, here's the card I should have sent!!
Once again we are sponsored by  Milk, Coffee Digital Stamps with 5 images for the winner.
We also have a new sponsor joining us, the wonderful guys at Sir Stampalot  with a set of stamps and an Embossing Folder.
I made this card using a fabulous stamp set 11081MC Aviator Benton that I bought from SirStampalot.
I also used a Magnolia background Fence and Summer Background which I stamped, embossed and coloured using Distress inks.
The sentiments are all part of the stamp set and I have cut them out using a couple of Magnolia DooHickeys also available from SirStampalot.
Benton has been stamped and embossed on Watercolour card and then coloured using Brushed Corduroy Distress ink. I fussy cut him out and shaped him with my large ball tool and soft mat before adding him to the scene using silicon glue.
I made a mask and added some sponged clouds to the background and also the little dots using the tiny stamp from the set.
The blue background paper is from my stash and I added some tiny gems to the flower centres, and glossy accents to the ladybird.
The brown card has been embossed using a Sizzex Clock Folder and then sponged with Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink. It is a little hidden under the gauze, my new favourite embellishment.
I look forward to seeing what you all come up with for my little challenge, but please remember to follow the rules, and make sure that you have a suitable sentiment on your card.
Don't forget to check out what the rest of our lovely team have come up with.
Hugs Kimx

1 comment:

  1. Hi, Kim!!! LOVE this darling card, friend! The images are too cute and I love all the sentiments! Hope you are having a wonderful day--HUGS! :)


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