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Saturday, 19 February 2011

My Fair Lady...

...in blue.

Tomorrow is Mum's birthday and she loves the colour blue so when I saw this decoupage I knew it would be perfect for her birthday card.
The design sheet is by Kanban and so is the background card but I wanted to 'pretty it up' a bit.

The edge of the backing card was punched with the Martha Stewart doily border punch and I followed this through on the inserts. The decoupage topper matt had a silver swirl design so I used some silver border peel-offs inside along with some gold ones as the ribbon I had was edged with gold.
The bottom corner was blinged-up with some roses and ribbons as I wanted to add more dimension to the card. I must admit, I've seen so many pretty cards lately with beautiful flower sprays on them that I felt I had to do something similar on Mum's card,

The flowers already had crystal glitter on them so they are really sparkly...I added some flat-backed pearls to the ribbon.

Materials used: -

Kanban - My Fair Lady A5 Decoupage in Blue
Prima Flowers
Anita's Festive ribbon
Crystal Stickers - pearls
Gold & Silver border peel-offs
Pinflair glue

I hope she likes it.........................

11 comments:

dddeeebbbzzz said...

I'm sure she'll love it. It's beautiful!

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Gorgeous!!! So elegant and sparkly. Those roses are wonderful.
Say Happy birthday to her from me tomorrow. :)

She said...

Oh she is lovely....I have some stamps that are similar to her....love my Ladies :-) S xx

Scrappy~Sarah said...

gorgeous card, very elegant :)

Glen said...

Very pretty Toni. I love the elegant lady. I'm sure your mum will LOVE it too. TFS. ~Glen~

Alix said...

ooooh its lovely! :) the texture of the flowers really adds to it.

Jules said...

Gorgeous card, I'm sure your Mum will love it. Those roses are fantastic :D

Claireliz said...

goregous card
C
xx

Mini said...

I'm sure she will, Toni, it's gorgeous!
Sue x

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh this is just awesome, Love all the flowers and pearls. I bet your mom was over the moon with her special Birthday card!
Hugs Lynn

Winnie said...

Oooh, very pretty! I love Kanban decoupage sheets. I hope your mum loved her card!