Sunday, 5 May 2019

Birthday Layers

Hi guys,

I made a birthday card with many layers for the last Addicted to stamps challenge - then realised I had missed the deadline. Damn this new in-links that just says 'closes in a month'! How can I know when that is, if it is not exact? Grr.

Anyway here is the card:
So I started with a pale blue base card. I then took some stripy holographic navy paper and distressed the top edge. I layered a piece of pale blue card, that matched the base card, onto this and stamped the branch and sentiment. I took some pearlescent pink card and stamped some flowers, not reinking the stamp between for the faded effect. I added some candi to the centre of the flowers and then layered this over the main panel. I then layered an embossed black strip down the side. Finally I added peel-off balloons, and birthday stickers.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Addicted-to-stamps #174 Flowers (thankfully my card still makes the theme)
dragonflydreams - Anything Goes
intaas #57 Birthday
daringcardmakers #100 Elemental inspiration (texture - iridescence - flowers)
C4C482 Use your scraps
Simon Says Wednesday - Happy Birthday
CRAFT #511 Distress your project

And some of the inverts I got at the Halifax show at the end of March:















Unfortunately we have lost a couple for reasons unknown, but the majority are doing well.

Thanks for looking,

Hugz Tinz

11 comments:

  1. Love all the layers and peel-off balloons-you are keeping spiders voluntarily???
    Carol x

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  2. Loved the card - so many layers - the spiders not so much lol. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Dragonfly Dreams challenge, Elizabeth

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  3. Beautiful card love the spiders
    Ginny
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  4. Lovely card Tinz. Wow, what a selection of spiders, I wouldn't have a clue how to look after these but I did have a couple of stick insects years ago when I was a kid. Jenny x

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  5. Hi Tinz, loving all the layers fab card.
    Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  6. Lovely card but what do you do with the spiders??????

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  7. Nice card! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge :)

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  8. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us this week at Daring Cardmakers.

    Sylvia xx

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  9. Gorgeous card and loving all the layers. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. x

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  10. Well done on all the layers. Thanks for joining us at International Art & Soul. Good luck. Maggie, DT.

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  11. Lovely card thank you for joining our challenge at ADDICTED TO STAMPS
    hugs
    lorraine x

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