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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Happy Birthday

Just wanted to share a Birthday card I made for a friend  Her Birthday was in Febuary but I was late getting it to her ( we usually meet for lunch on our birthdays) due to weather and me being away . Last week we met up for an afternoon shopping and I finally gave her this card .
I took my inspiration from Pameilla Johnson's blog My Little Craft Things.

Supplies used :
Paper :Recollections white c/s , cardboard for frame.
Stamps: TH Fabulous Flourishes, JRS sentiment
Inks: DI spun sugar, DI Victorian Velvet, DI Shabby shutters, Wendy Vecchi metallic gold embossing paste, TH distress crackle paint .
Other: TH Ornate Frame , CLD exotic butterfly, TH Tattered florals, SB Ribbon Banners, SB Foliage, TH stencils flourish, TCW 6x6 stencil sweet music. Prima leaves, pearls, twine and lace from my stash.

I'm entering this in the following challenges :
In The Pink Challenge #90--Spring Flowers

Creative Inspirations Challenge #247-  Nature

Dies R Us Challenge #45 Handmade flowers

Cheery Lynn Design Challenge # 22ATG

Crafting By Design : 3 or more layers

Anything But Cute Challenge #11  Crazy for Color

Really appreciate you stopping by and would love if you leave a comment .


Kittie said...

Marilyn, your card is stunning. There are so many elements to look at and I love all the dimension.

Darlene said...

Beautiful birthday card ... I'm sure she was thrilled! Your flower is GORGEOUS! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Handmade Flowers’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

weim house said...

Beautiful! Love your flower! Happy Good Friday....wet one here!

Pamellia said...

Wow Marilyn, you sure captured my heart with this shabby chic beauty!! Your background is gorgeous and I just adore the soft colour palette! I am mesmerized by that incredible flower, holy cow is that ever amazing!! I thank you so much for the shout out, it's truly an honour to know that I was even a small part of your inspiration!! Wishing you a Happy Easter my friend! hugs :)

Mona Pendleton said...

Oh my Marilyn! What a gorgeous card! That butterfly is fabulous and I love the beautiful blossom! Hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter celebration!

Lisa said...

Oh wow, this is absolutely stunning!! The flower looks amazing!! The layers and details are fabulous!! I love the colors and the butterfly!! Everything is perfect!! I know your friend adored's so gorgeous!! Thanks so much for entering my giveaway!! Happy Easter!! Big hugs :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

Pawsitively Creative said...

Well this is a beauty and That flower is stunning! Isn't Pamellia a wonderful source of inspiration! You sure captured shabby chic and create a fantabulous card for your friend. Lovely pink colors and details. I bet your friend loved this!

Thanks for joining our "Crazy for Colour" challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugz. ~Niki DT

sarascloset said...

Marilyn, you couldn't have chosen better inspiration, and you can tell you were quite inspired because your card is beautiful! I love your textured background--such lovely stencil work! And that blossom is just amazing! Thank you for joining our Crazy For Color challenge at Anything But Cute. Hugs! And Happy Easter! Sara Emily DT

Vintagehandmade said...

Absolutely beautiful card inspired by lovely Pamellia! I adore your awesome handmade flower, your textured background and your gorgeous colour combination! It's simply marvelous make! Thank you so much for joining in our Crazy For Colour challenge at Anything But Cute! Branka DTx

Samra said...

Gorgeous shabby card!
Thank you so much for joining our Crazy for Colors challenge at Anything But Cute!
Samra DT
Paper Talk with Samra

Sharon said...

Well, I have to say I am the owner of this GORGEOUS card! Marilyn, you outdid yourself with this one. There are so many things to say about all the details, so I'll just say I love, love it.
It's being prominently displayed now on my frame in my craft room where I hang all the cards, so I can see it every day - you know where! LOL
Thanks so much, dear friend. Hugs, Sharon

Debbie's Time Out said...

Beautiful birthday card. Lots of details. Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Best of luck to you.

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW how gorgeous that flower looks...such a beautiful creation
Ps : I am having a celebration on my blog with prizes...would love to have you join in.Here is the link : 5 Million Page-views Celebration

Pamellia said...

Totally forgot to say Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Crazy For Colour' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

Unknown said...

A very pretty card with beautiful embellishments - that butterfly is the perfect finishing touch!

Thanks for joining in the fun at In The Pink this time - hope we see you again soon!

Christine x

Amy Voorthuis said...

WOW Marilyn this card is very pretty that flower ROCKS totally! Thank you so much for playing with us at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck hugs Amy xox

Vicki said...

Wow, Marilyn! This card is gorgeous! Beautiful colors and details. It's always so nice when you stop by my blog. I had some serious health issues back in March and I'm finally getting back on my feet.