Sunday 9 February 2014

Uncle Marks Birthday

This card was made with a very theatrical uncle in mind, as it is his birthday on Wednesday. Of course I have now realised that I cannot find his address - typical! Anyway, I took a white card blank and stamped some magical confetti randomly over the front and then heat embossed with enamel embossing powder. I then used versa mark inks in mint and violetta to draw stripes across the card front, buffing over the embossed images to remove the ink. I printed out a digital image of a wizard that I found through a google search and coloured him in using promarkers. He was stuck to the front of the card using foam pads and a birthday greeting on a spotty background was printed out using a word processor. Then lace was overlapped with green spotty ribbon and this was attached to the top of the card.

I am entering this card for the following challenges:
PassionforPromarkers - Spots and Stripes
CraftyCardMakers - Mans World
Craft Room - ribbon and lace
Facebook Monthly Challenges - magical

I have also managed to finish my ring cushion design for my friends wedding. The colour scheme is navy and the theme is Dragonflies. I stitched the designs using DMC standard floss, DMC light effects and DMC Satin effects threads, on a silver flecked aida.

I wish to enter this ring cushion into the Make my Monday - anything but a card


  1. Fabulous card, I love the image and wonderful colours.
    Thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week.
    Sue xx

  2. Love your beautiful handmade background and the image is perfect for our masculine challenge

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

  3. Thank you for joining us at Passion For Promarkers with this wonderful creation!
    A fabulous image :)

  4. Lovely background for this card - and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers!

  5. What a great card, I love the handmade background and the image is fabulous. I hope you find your uncle's address.

    Thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M

    p.s. I also really like your cross-stitch, the design is lovely and the special effects threads give a great finish.

  6. Hi Furrbster, what a fantastic card. I love the image and the background you created. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  7. A great magical wizard - perfect for a masculine card. Thanks for joining in with my challenge at CCM&M. Cxxx

  8. Fabulous card, great use of ribbons.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

  9. Great background technique, thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M Jules x

  10. great background and wizard! perfect for an uncle :-)Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room challenge, Debi x

  11. What a great card for a Thespian. Love the wizard, reminds me of Dumbledore and Gandalph.....fantastic characters. Thank You for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge blog this fortnight

    Annie x

  12. A fabulous creation. Thanks for joining in with my MMM Anything But A Card challenge and hope to see you again.
    Fliss x

  13. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.


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