Monday, 7 November 2011

Happy Birthday Kath

Slap my wrists again, I've been a very naughty blogger and haven't blogged in a whole week, and I don't even know why.... apart from the fact that I've not done any crafting to blog about.
Anyway, never mind that, it's our local celebrity, and my very good friend, Kath's birthday today - she's 21 :)
So by the time you read this I'll have been over with the card I made for her and a wee pressie.
so here's the totally Kath-inspired card that I made for her, using some of her favourite things... remember to pop over and wish her a happy birthday.

The butterflies are part of one of the new Hero Arts/Sizzix stamp/die combos, coloured with flexmarkers. I've also used Poinsettia Circle and Envelope Pattern stamps which are also Hero Arts. Do you like the shade of green on the poinsettia circle, envelope pattern background and the seam binding? well it's the brand new Evergreen Bough from the Winter limited edition Tim Holtz distress inks - isn't it gorgeous? The greeting is PI and the seam binding and white cardstock are from The Papeterie.

I'd like to enter it into:
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Ribbon Carousel - anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - make your own backgrounds


nnalorac said...

Wow Debbi, it's gorgeous, Kath will be delighted with it. Beautiful colours and you've personalized it by using all her favourite products. Love it too. Carolxx

Anonymous said...

Simply stunning!!! she will LOVE it

Ali x

Enfys said...

Gorgeous card Debbi - except that it made me say 'bummer, I forgot my old mates birthday' Will hop over and do a bit of crawling!
big hugs
En xxx

Rosietoes said...

gorgeous card Debbi. Love the colours and I'm so tempted by that Hero Arts set! You're not helping me avoid temptation. :)

Edna x

kath said...

well what can I say...the card is even more gorgeous in real life and hey you have just given me the bestest pressie ever....Timmie's new Winter Collection DI's...thank you so much and big special hugs...kath xxx
And you're right on the button...I aM 21 AGAIN

Paula (PEP) said...

The Evergreen Bough looks amazing - especially with the blues & yellows of those buterflies. Your large bow is quite delightful & I love how it gives a much darker shade of the ink when applied to the seam binding.
Paula (PEP)

Janette said...

Hi Debbi, I just adore this sweet card, it's so pretty. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

craftymum said...

Hi Debbie
gorgeous card.
Just wanted to say Did you enjoy working on the Hotshot Craft stand at SECC?. I do all Sarah's samples and demo at a lot of the shows for her but I don't do Scotland. I have been a follower of yours for a long time but don't usually comment ( naughty me!)and was a GDT for Passion for Promarkers some time ago. Love all the things you do

Warm hugs Sarah x

lilyf said...

This is one stunning card Debbi and Kate will just love it.

CraftyLoops said...

This is such a beautiful card Debbi, I love the butterflies. Lee x

Aud said...

Lovely card Debz and Im sure Kath will absolutely love it, where does the time go so easy not to blog everyone is so busy with this xmas milarky.. Audx

Anonymous said...

So so pretty! love the soft tones and your backgrounds, Thanks for coming to play with us at Top Tip Tuesday for our Make your Own Backgrounds challenge I hope you can come play again soon you can enter up to 3 times per challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

Ps I have candy on my blog too!

coops said...

stunning card beautiful and i love the butterflies :D

xx coops xx


Hi Debbie
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the butterflies,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Macpurp said...

oh I loved this! So Kath!
I am sure she adored it. The distressing ink is just beautiful!
Adding that to my shopping list!
Love Teen xxx

jenny said...

Beautiful card Debbi.....the new Hero Arts stamps/dies are fab are'nt they!
Love the backgrounds you've created and that new colour is gorgeous!

Jenny x

Liz Miller said...

Those butterflies are gorgeous Debbi. Jenny has posted a few cards made using this set on her blog today which were her demo cards at Elgin last week. Having seen this set used in different colourways now it's definitely going on my Christmas wish list. Lucky Kath to have received this one.
Liz xx

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