Sunday, 4 September 2011

50th Birthday


For my sister in law.......and I won't be able to help her celebrate...I'll be away on holiday.

Inspired by  the following challenges
PaperPlay #35 - make your own flowers
CYDA #28make your own flowers
MAWTT #114 - handmade flowers 
Rainbow Lady #168 - let's emboss it
Fab 'n' Funky #88 - go mad with embossing
Charisma #35 - anything goes

 I made a faux silk square for the base

BP's - Raspberry Road - Pressed in Time and the music For the Record
CB Texture embossing folder
Pearl stick pin, button and  flat back pearls
TH flourish die
Flowers made from net and crinoline coloured, with distress ink

Thank you for stopping by
Cheers me dears :-)



Carol said...

This is gorgeous Irene. For your faux silk what type of glue do you use? Carol x

Emma H said...

So pretty - your SIl is going to love this! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky this week!

Beryl K said...

Your SIL is going to love this Irene. It's gorgeous
Beryl x

Rainbow Lady said...

Gorgeous card Irene and lovely embossing
Thanks for sharing this week
Love Cynthia x

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card
thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week
Love Jan

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab creation!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Debs said...

Simply stunning! Love the backgroud you created.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT and Charisma this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

mulberry station said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. YOur SIL will love this card. I lvoe all the added detail work. Thanks so much for sharing it with us this week.
Nancy SSW-DT

Jeannie said...

Your SIL is going to love this! Really beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

The Stamper's Touch said...

Wow, what an elegant birthday card! Your SIL will love it!!! Thanks for joining us at SSW.


Genevieve said...

Adorable card, fab embellishments, I'm sure your SIL will love it. Thank you so much for joining us this week @ Sweet Sketch Wednesday :)

Genevieve DT

Gaynor said...

Really pretty card, lovely flowers thank you for sharing with us at CYDA and good luck, hope to see you again, Gaynor Dt :)

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

A lovely card, IreThanks for joining us at Rainbow

Jen said...

Gorgeous card, so feminine. Love the way you have coloured the embossing. Thank you for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jen x

Allison said...

fab card
thanks for joining us at Charisma this week

Sharon Basel said...

Wow Irene this is just stunning. I love the faux silk treatment on the card base - it has such rich, elegant texture. Your card has such a wonderful vintage feel to it with those gorgeous embellishments and the beautiful patterned papers. Thanks for sharing this gorgeous card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Irene said...

Hi there...guess what? I am an irenem too. I just returned from the UK to our home in Oregon. I love your country. Thanks for the beautiful card.

Kathie said...

Hi Irene, your card is just so pretty your Sister In Law will just love it. Love your colours and the used of your great embellishments. Sharon's right it has a vintage feel to it. Great job and thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

Amanda said...

This is such a beautiful card.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.