Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Candle, dino and dies

Hello everybody,

I was looking through my CDRoms yesterday and found this lovely image.
 As it is my mums 50th birthday later this year, I thought this would make a sweet birthday card. The pearlescent cardstock was pre-embossed, and the image was from a Crafters Inspiration CDRom, which I coloured with promarkers and then die-cut in the shape of a heart. I finished the card with a birthday cupcake, however I do not own a cake die of any sort - so I used a plant pot and ice cream top from my Quick Cutz dies and layered the elements into a cupcake with candle :) The patterned background is a Dreemees background.
I wouldlike to enter this card into the following challenges:
Simon says monday Love is in the air (love hearts)
CASology 182 Adore (love hearts)
Die Cuttin' Divas #250 Chocolate cake day
CCM #156 Punches or dies
Digi Chooseday #4 In Bloom
Hanna and Friends #240 Die-cuts
The Stamping Boutique Die-cuts or punches


Th technique in focus over on my facebook group is Candle Making this month - so I gave it a go. I did try to use food colouring to colour the candle as I forgot to get wax crayons, but it didn't work, so I have a white Ylang-Ylang candle lol. The instruction video can be found in the group.

I also need to decorate the jar, but I am going to try this one out and then maybe make some for my wedding if they work well :)

At the weekend I did manage to get down to the allotment briefly and edge one of my beds - this one has rock salts incorporated into it, and I will also add a layer of compost to raise the level of the bed.

Finally here is an update on my dino height chart - now at 52 hours:

Thank you for looking
Hugz Tinz

15 comments:

  1. I am sure your mom will love this sweet card. Thank you for joining us at CASology this week!

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  2. Pretty card, great use of your dies! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

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  3. A lovely Birthday card. I love how you have framed the 50 with the die cut heart frame and you have combined your dies to make a perfect cupcake. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers. Sally.x.

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  4. That is a really pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Leslie

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  5. Brilliant! I love how you looked at flower pot and ice cream dies and saw a cup cake! Very creative.

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

    Evelyn

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  6. super cute, very petty card..thanks for sharing at the stamping boutique

    Tina
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  7. Really sweet I bet your mum will love it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Bec

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  8. Great card! Thank you for joining our „Dies & Punches“ challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting,
    Maike

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  9. What a very pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  10. Great card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

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  11. This is a very sweet card. Happy birthday to your mum. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  12. Lovely card!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

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  13. Hey Tinz!! Great card!Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

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  14. Thanks for joining us at Hanna& Friends with your nice card
    hugs Line

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  15. A very pretty design - the embossed frame on your card works really well.

    Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday.

    Helen x

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