Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sweet Six

Welcome, and thanks for visiting. 
I have been card making, but not blogging much.  
I also went shopping last week and had fun playing with some new supplies.


I started with the fun dp that I bought last week, and matched it with the pearlised paper, which I embossed with the Bird Call folder.
The dp has a shiny finish to it, and the coloured lines are slightly raised.


The circular motif was a digi freebie by Cindy Close I copied ages ago.  It was printed on a linen textured card and sprayed with silver shimmer mist, then mounted over the silver plant wrap I used on a card before Christmas.  I added the pearls and mounted all this with foam dots to give some dimension.


The balance of the join between the papers was covered with a scrap of lace - the last of a piece I received in a RAK from Melisa of Paperlicious Designs - and a wee piece of ribbon.


The card still looked rather 'grown up' for a six year old, so after rabbiting through my stash I found these gorgeous puffy heart stickers I had been given some time ago. Once I had added them I was more than happy with the result.

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28 comments:

  1. So many wonderful details Maxine - I am sure this card will be loved. Pretty colours and love your new DP. Very very pretty my friend! I am glad you have found time to create! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Gorgeous Maxine and I love all he textures. Thanks for sharing at Lexi's Creations.
    Sandra x

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  3. Well good for you for crafting and stamping!! That's the best way to start a day (after coffee and prayers, of course!) THis is so blingy and girly girl and so beautiful! Lovely card, my friend! xoxo

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  4. I love this feminine card. The lace is such a beautiful accent.

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  5. A very pretty card, with lots of gorgeous detail, perfect for a six year old. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations, Judith xx

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  6. Gorgeous! Love the different elements on this, Maxine, and that lace and tiny bow are so pretty! Great shopping and a beautiful card!
    Lynn

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  7. So pretty, love the lace, pearls hearts and all the elements that make this a wonderful feminine card. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations!

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  8. What a fabulous card Max, beautiful design and those hearts are gorgeous.

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  9. what an adorable card Maxine. Love the embossed pink card.

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  10. How fabulous! I love the patterned paper and the pearls. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges this week. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle
    Purple Monkey Moments

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  11. Beautifully done- loving the feminine touch with the lace and the tiny bow, and love the pretty hearts!

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  12. Wow! I love all the textures and colors that you used. Such a fun card.

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  13. This is stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week! - Ashli :)

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  14. What a beautifull card! Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends, hugs Rachel

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  15. such a sweet card so glad you joined us at OLL
    hugs

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  16. lovely card, love the design. Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations this week. Abbie (Owner) xx

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  17. What a beautiful card Maxine!! The embossing on the pearlized paper is so rich and elegant looking. Those wavy stripes and puffy hearts make it perfect for a little girl!

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  18. Thank you so much for Entering our challenge at Artistic inspirations.

    We wish you the best of luck on your creation this week, We hope to see you back soon.

    Hugs Tammy Ortiz Design Team for Artistic Inspirations

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  19. Pretty card! I like all that Pink! (My favorite color)

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  20. This is a gorgeous card love those zingy papers also the wonderful colours and lace, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  21. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends.

    Karen

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  22. Sweet card Maxine! Love the papers you used and design :)

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  23. Love the shimmery pink paper embossed with one of my personal favorites! So many wonderful details here, the lace trim and pink ribbon, all of the subtle details around the "6" circle, the puffy heart stickers, all of it ties together so well!

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  24. Hi Maxine, this is such a pretty card for a 6 yr old. Love the papers you used and the pearls. The little missy is going to love this card!!

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  25. Such a beautiful card--love all the elements! Thank you for sharing this with us at Lady Anne's! Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  26. Such a pretty card Maxine, it is always great to play with new toys!

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  27. This card has so many sweet details - love it!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D