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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Forty


My cousin reached this age today and of course I made her a birthday card, which happened to coincide with Less Is More's current challenge - Numbers ....so I'm linking up again.

The figures were hand cut from card with the help of an alphabet stencil O
 and I fashioned a 4 with an L.....are you with me?
A leafy background panel was stamped and heat embossed with clear EP then the figures were mounted with sticky fixers.  Liquid Pearls and a few faux pearls were added for texture and interest.
Stamps used are by Cardio, Inkylicious, Hero Arts.
Inks - VersaColor


The insert was decorated and job's a good 'un.
 This was a quick card as I realized on Monday, after a hectic weekend that I needed to get one made and in the post pronto.
  Also linking to
Creative Corner Challenge - Happy Birthday

Hope your week will be better than mine...I've three night shifts to look forward to!

15 comments:

  1. Superbe carte !! Magnifique ! Ta cousine a de la chance ... bonne journée, bises

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  2. This is fab! Like how you finished the inside of the card.

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  3. What a great looking card, much better than some of the shoddy stuff I've seen in the shops.
    Happy Birthday, cousin! xxx

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  4. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Corner and hope to see your lovely designs again.
    Mary

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  5. Fab card Fiona, just love that flowery 40. Don't envy you the night shifts either....my OH used to do them every 3 weeks. Trying to keep 3 young children quiet while he slept was a nightmare! ;) Viv xx

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  6. Such a pretty card, your numbers are beautifully cut.
    Pauline
    x

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  7. Beautiful card, and I love the addition of little pearls - so pretty! I'm so glad I read this just now, because it reminded me to wrap my husband's birthday present while he was in the shower. Whew, finished just in time!

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  8. This looks gorgeous Fiona, super stamping!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  9. Your handcutting is perfect, what super numbers!
    Thank you for playing along at "Less is More" this week
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  10. Well impressed with your hand cutting of the numbers and converting to get your '4'! It's a gorgeous card and those Cardio stamps are pretty, lovely colours as well, I bet she loved it. Hope the night shifts went well and your comment on mine really made me laugh! Ta ta for now xx

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  11. Forty? She's a mere whippersnapper, your cousin! What a lovely card you made for her, I'm sure she appreciates it.
    Night shifts... Ugh, I don't envy you! xxxx

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  12. A lovely card, Fiona. I'm sure your cousin appreciated it. Sending you some virtual brownies to snack on during the horrid night shifts.
    Amalia
    xo

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  13. Such an effective design, love your stamping and embossed background.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  14. You make a beautiful card. I'm sure your cousin will love it and appreciate all the time and effort you put into it. 40? I'll never see that again, sigh. Night shifts are a killer, hope this week is an aberration and not a sign of things to come. Xxx

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