Saturday 25 November 2017

Underwater Birthday Wishes

Hi guys,

I can now share with you the Birthday card I made for my friend in New Zealand. I have been cross stitching the main designs for the cards and this one was no exception:

I layered a square of watercolour style paper onto a silver base card. I then layered two different patterned papers onto pale blue pearlescent card. A fish themed paper was layered ove rthe top of these to make it look like the turtle is swimming with the fish. I backed the cross stitch with white card before cutting out (and stitched on pale blue aida). Finally I added a blue and silver sentiment. You can see that the recipients initials have also been added to the shell.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
TIOT - Colourful (Very little white)
polkadoodle - Anything Goes
Kort 'o' Mania #187 Anything Goes
 not just cards - Anything Goes

I have an update on my row of Christmas fairies for you guys this time:

It is coming along nicely - I may even have it finished by Christmas, although I am tryingt o get a birth sampler, fish tank and baby knnits finished by Christmas too!!!

Thanks for looking,

Hugz Tinz


  1. This is incredibly time consuming~amazing work! I love it~

  2. What a fabulous card and a lovely row of christmas fairies! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday!

  3. Thank you for joining us at the anything goes challenge at Polkadoodles this week. Judy DT Polkadoodles

  4. OMG!, I used to make cross stitch, so I know the work that you put in this projects. Thank you for participate with us in Polkadoodles Challenge blog.

  5. Lovely project!

    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Polkadoodles Blog and best of luck with your entry.

    Ania DT for Wk 47 Anything Goes crafting challenge at Polkadoodles

  6. Beautiful. Thank you for joining us at TioT.

  7. Its a fantastic cross stitched card. Thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's.

  8. Just wonderful

    Thank you so much for joining us at TRY IT ON TUESDAY

  9. fabulous, love the cross stitched turtle
    Thanks for joining in at Try It On Tuesday Challenge


  10. Very beautiful... love the cross stitched turtle!
    Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Anna DT

  11. Super cute project! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Polkadoodles and best of luck with your entry.
    Ania DT for  Polkadoodles - Week 47 Challenge


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