Artistic Philosophy

Reality has limits but our imagination does not, so let it run free and your creativity will flourish.

My imagination helps me create unique work as I strive to produce beautiful things and grow in capability, experience and confidence. My goal as I travel this journey of creativity, is to share my work and inspire others so that they themselves, may create something distinct and original too.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

A Bit of Bling

Good morning all,
A very short post today as I haven't been to bed all night again.  Everytime I change my patches (painkiller meds) I am wide awake for hours and last night was just such a time.
Ok, again before I start I must remind you about the word search.  Todays post is the last one in which you will find words that do not fit in with the text.  There are three final words today, collect them up and use them with the other words from previous posts (since Tuesday) to make up the sentence.  See Tuesdays post for the details and all the requirements.  Good luck all....surprises could be awaiting you

Todays card is a bit over the top with bling for me, but it is for a little one year old and I think she will like it.  Do you remember me telling you about my neighbours daughter who was coming around to learn card making?  Well Seren is her baby sister and she is one today.   I just hope she likes the card.  Here it is for your observation:-


I used my grand entrant circular nesties for the card base using soft baby pink card and matts/layers in ivory linen card.  The papers used here I have had in my Feminine Paper box for a couple of years and as I had already used them they are without names, so I am unable to tell you the manufacturer.
The image is a freebie from a magazine, it is part of the Daisy and Dandelion set from Do win Crafts.

 I decorated the inside to coordinate and shaped the writing area into a pennant to correspond with the front.   I added some white glitter letters to spell out Serens name and a silver number peeloff for her age.  I am not a great fan of peeloffs as you know,  but they can be a real asset for something like this.


I didn't put as much work into this card as I usually do with all my other cards but I didn't entrant think it was needed for a baby's card.  I do hope you like it though.
I'm sorry I didn't get to the blogs last night, but I promise I will be by this evening when I do the Extra Candy post for the Challenge.  Which reminds me, thank you all for the wonderful entries so for the Challenge, your creations are stunning and so varied.
Well I am off to bed now for a couple of hours and then later Serens eldest sister Ellie, is back to do some card making with me.   So have a wonderful day today what ever you are up to and thank you so much for your visit, it means the world to me.
 Regards Linda xx

8 comments:

  1. Hi Linda,
    very sweet card. Love the circle shaped idea. Hope your managing to get some rest now. Enjoy your card making with Ellie.
    Have a great crafty day everyone.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  2. I'm sure this will be kept forever as those first birthday cards often are! It's lovely Linda. Hope you manage to get some rest now! love from Christine x

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  3. Hi Linda, this is absolutely gorgeous for a first birthday card and like Christine said is sure to be kept forever. Lovely shape and design and as always finished off to perfection. Have great fun with Ellie :0), I wish my granddaughter Erin was interested but she's more academic than into crafts, maybe one day LOL! Hope you are getting your rest, love Christine H xx

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  4. This is gorgeous Linda. I love the sweet image and the colours are layout are beautiful.
    I hope you manage to get some rest and that you are feeling a bit better now.

    Take care of yourself
    Hugs Sue

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  5. Lovely first birthday card I`m sure this will be kept in her memory bx ,just take it easy .Melanie

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  6. Hi Linda, what a lovely card! Really cute and perfect for a first birthday, hope you sleep better tonight, Carole Z X

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  7. Hi Linda - this is lovely and will definitely be a keeper! Lovely papers and image.

    Hugs to you Sue P xxx

    Hope you have a good night tonight.

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  8. Gorgeous card Linda, love the cute image, great shape and layout
    hugs
    Kim xx

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