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Thursday, 22 March 2012

Indulge Yourself!

Hello all,
I would like to share this card with you today! 
I made it for my Sister In Law's birthday!
I always struggle to make something for her, not because she's fussy but
she lives in a very tasteful flat & cute is just not her style!
This is what I came up with this year!


The base card is made from a pad of cardstock from Lidl. 
The sheets are a bit larger than A4 so I scored & trimmed it 
to make a 5"x5" square card blank.
I do love some of their crafty bits!
The Image is  from Sassy Studio Designs & is called
I'm Every Woman, New Spa Day
the best bit is that she's a freebie!
I coloured her up with my promarkers.
The paper is from Papermania.
The colours I have used were inspired by springtime!


The double bow is seam binding from The Cloth Shop, my local haberdasher.
The button is from big bag of buttons by Woodware &
the Happy Birthday sentiment ticket is one of my beloved & 
well used items from The Crafty Pad Designs
The edges were distressed using a Colour Q ink pad & the 
bubbly embossed card was done with a Cuttlebug embossing folder.

The flowers & leaves were cut using a Marianne Creatable's die set.
The flowers were cut from the DP & the leaves were cut from scraps.
I hope you like it & thank you for taking the time to stop by!

Challenges I'd like to enter this card into are as follows:
C.R.A.F.T. Handmade flowers
Crafty Ribbons Birthday
Create Me Pink Tear It up &/or Distressing
PaperCrafting Journey Pretty Pastels
Paper Play Spring Colours
Crafts & Me Light & Airy Spring Colours
Scrapbook Sister's Anything Goes
Sassy Cheryl's Think Spring
Squigglefly Use Homemade flowers on your creation

29 comments:

  1. Hi Dawn, Wow your sister-in-law will love this card l have this stamp too and she is gorgeous:) x

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  2. Bet your SIL will love this oh so elegant card. It is perfect for our challenge at CRAFT Challenges this week

    Good Luck

    Sylvia x

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  3. I think your sister-in-law is one lucky lady to be getting this gorgeous card! Thanks for playing in our Midweek Throwdown Challenge at Operation Write Home Stars & Stamps!

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  4. It's fabulous, she'll love it.....would love to know who makes the stamp, haven't seen it before xx

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  5. Oh, just re-read the post, now I know where the image is from... doh!

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  6. Your sister in law will love this. Thank you for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

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  7. Stunning card, Dawn. I love the image and the colours. It looks like a winner to me.
    Crafty hugs, Sheenagh x

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  8. This is so pretty and feminine! your sister is going to love it! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge.

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  9. This is so pretty Dawn, I love the soft colours and that bow is amazing
    Lindsay xx

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  10. Wow, Dawn! Your card is so gorgeous, and your SIL will totally love it! Your flowers are done so beautifully and I love the spring colors! Thanks for playing along with us at our Squigglefly Challenge this week!

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  11. Smashing card Dawn !! Would look fab anywhere....

    hugs Diane xx

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  12. Beautiful colours Dawn! Very feminine. Your SIL will really love it. xx

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  13. Love that 'cute, is just not her style'. The she's going to LOVE this. How perfect is this b-day card for your SIL! Very elegant!
    Thanks for playing along in the SPRING challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's!

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  14. Beautiful! I'm sure you sister in law will love it.

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  15. Lovely card, Dawn - elegant and classy - your sis-in-law will love it.

    Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

    Julie :o)

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  16. Love the pastels...please join me again at 52 Card Pickup!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/03/52-card-pickup-week-12.html

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  17. Spectacular, Dawn! Love your color palette -- so chic. Fabulous flowers. That's such a great image -- perfect for pampering. :-D

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  18. Such an elegant and lovely card that your SIL is going to love, great colours! Thanks for your sweet visit to my blog, have a lovely weekend, Ira x

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  19. This is very elegant, Im sure your SIL will love it.
    Good to see you at CRAFT this week. Hope to see you again next time, good luck, Sheryl xx

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  20. A gorgeous card Dawn I am sure she will love it I struggle like this with a friend of mine she is not a girly girl either love what you have done though beautiful enjoy the rest of the weekend
    Jacki xx

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  21. What a lovely card Dawn I love it and those roses are FAB Hugs Elaine

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  22. What an adorable card and pretty flowers!! Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly and we hope to see you again soon.

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  23. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at the CBN challenge xxx

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  24. Hi Dawn! What a fun card! Such a cute image...sorry, but I think she's cute! hehe! And I love those flowers! Love 'em!! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's challenge at Sassy Cheryl's! Hugs. Pat Frank

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  25. Dawn, what a super card. Love your attention to details!
    I am so glad you joined us for this week's challenge at Sassy Cheryl's!

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  26. What a lovely card. The soft colors are great and I love the flowers. Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

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  27. Fabulous card - thank you for joining us at Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Jeannie x

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  28. Great card! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty Ribbons challenge! Hugs! xx

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx