Thursday, 13 November 2008

A Spoon Full of Sugar...for a child

This was so fun to make..such a change from all the christmas cards. The challenge this week on A Spoon Full of Sugar was to make a card for a child. I chose to make a birthday card for a girl ( always handy to have in stock!). And this week on Arty Girlz challenge was to take inspiration from someone else's blog. So I was wowed by a card on Camilla's blog. I took inspiration from the pastel shades and from the hanglar image she had used. So, with these things in mind I tried to create the 'feel' of her card. Camilla's work is so amazing. If you have not checked her blog out already you should do so!

So I used a hAnglar and stAnglar stamp and coloured her with distress inks. The DP is from Crate (not sure which range) which is so soft and feminine. The sentiment stamp is from Hero Arts. The ribbon, flowers and dewdrops are all from my stash.
Today is my birthday and I am having a fun day having coffee and cake with friends...I now have 3 cakes to eat! Each has brought a cake with them. You'll have to roll me out the door soon! So, no cooking tonight, just a yummy take-away. That for me is the biggest treat of all.
My Dad sent me an e-card with the proverb saying that wisdom comes to the aged! Cheeky, but you do hope and pray that as you get older you do become that little bit wiser!
Judy x


Chris said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Judy! Sounds like you're having the most perfect day and I'm very envious of all your cakes LOL! You have a naughty Dad :), not sure about the wisdom thing, it doesn't seem to have happened for me yet LOL! I love the card you made today, very pretty and feminine and such lovely colouring and papers, a perfect case of Camilla's stunner. Hope you enjoy your takeaway and the rest of your Birthday. Chris x

Desire Fourie said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Judy! May this day be very special and the hear ahead filled with love, happiness and good health.

I just love this card. Its so girly and all those little pearls just adds the finishing touch. Hugs from Desire

dawnmarieg said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUDY!!! Hope you've had a lovely day, quite right about the cooking, I love when I get taken out for dinner or just order take away, its so nice getting something 'put down' to you that you had'nt have to slave over yourself.

Your card is gorgeous, I love the colours so fresh and spring timey, makes such a change as its so 'dreich' here. Hugs and birthday wishes. DawnM.x

Tiets said...

happy birthday to you!!!
and what a gorgeous card!!!

Camilla said...

Happy birthday!! And your card is gorgeous!! I am so honoured that you found inspiration from one of my cards!! Thank you for the sweet words:) You are too kind!
Hugs, Camilla.

Dawn said...

Happy Birthday Judy sounds like you had a great day.

DId you get your cuttlebug?

Beautiful card as always.

Bev said...

Happy birthday Judy!! Hope it's been a good one.

Love your card, I think that H&S image is one of the sweetest. Gorgeous colours and embellies too

hugs Bev x

Donna said...

Judy this is such an adorable and pretty card :) thank you for the lovely comment you left on my blog :) Donna x

Tammi said...

Happy Birthday Judy!! Mmm...sounds lovely with all that cake! :) Beautiful card, love all the amazing details to it.
Hugs, Tammi

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Judy, love all of the layering and pretty details...I think you did a great job of capturing the essence of Camillas card.
Happy Birthday!!...sorry it's a day late. Hope you had a fabulous day & enjoyed your takeaway last night...yum! Debbie x

ink'n'rubba said...

Belated Birthday Wishes Judy! I hope you enjoyed those cakes! love your card for a little girl in the pretty pastel colours. hugs, annie x

crissi said...

Beautiful card such pretty colours

Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge.

crissi x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous child's card, Thanks for playing along this week, Hugs Debbie x

Jill said...

aww this is gorgeous I love the image and the soft colours on this one hugs Jill x

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Happy Birthday for yesterday Judy, hope you had a lovely day :-)
Your Hanglar card is so beautiful...and gorgeous colours.
Have a nice weekend.
Carole :-)

Julie said...

Your card is amazing Judy I love it!!

Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge and I hope you had a lovely birthday

Julie xx


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