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Monday, 15 October 2012

Whoopsi Daisy - Birthday Card

Good morning all, our schools are off for half term so hopefully we may have a few days out this week, weather permitting.
It's time for another challenge at  Whoopsi Daisy  and this week it's team A's turn to share their inspiration with you. The theme this week is an easy one - we'd like to see all your birthday cards or you can do Anything Goes if you use a Whoopsi Daisy image on your project.

I've used one of the gorgeous Teddy Bear images from sheet 9 for my card, coloured with the new limited edition autumn promarkers then fussy cut before being mounted 3d onto a Spellbinders mat. Papers, lace and button are from Webster's Pages. Embossing is done with one of the new Embossalicious folders from Die'sire. Ribbon, pins, pearls and sentiment are from my stash.
I really enjoyed making this card - I went into the craft room with an idea in my head and everything else fell into place.....I do love it when they don't fight you!!
On the downside I did discover my tube of Pinflair gel had gone off.........the smell was awful, it sure cleared the nasal passages. Not a happy bunny as all the cards made using this particular tube of glue also stink!! I have kept the tube though and plan to take it with me if I get to the Secc later this month. I've heard of this happening before but I've never had any bother with mine. 
Luckily with my mojo being missing I hadn't got around to starting my nephew's wedding invites!!

Do pop over to the challenge blog to see the inspiration from the rest of the team and remember if you use a Whoopsi Daisy image you could win 2 image sheets, 1 sheet will be awarded to a winner using any other image.

Challenges entered:
Art Impressions Stamp - child's birthday
Craft us Crazy - children or fall
Crafty Ribbons - children's birthday
Forever Friends - bingo (ribbon, lace and blue)
Paper Play - simply cute
Shelly's Images - tic tac toe (ribbon, free, punch/die)

Carol x


  1. This is gorgeous Carol. I love the cute image and pretty embellishments

  2. What a darling card Carol! That image is just adorable and love the design of your card. Hope you get your days out - its tipping down here in Blackpool at the mo so don't head here lol!! x

  3. This is just gorgeous Carol,love the image and details.xxx

  4. So sweet Carol, love the image and design. What a pain on the glue front. Don't use mine often.
    crafty hugs

  5. A lovely card Carol. I am loving the cute teddy and your design is beautiful. Loving the embellishments too. WOW Carol I hadn't heard about Pinflair going off. I must keep an eye on mine. Thanks for the head up.

    Linda xxx

  6. Lovely card, cute teddy and great embellishment.
    I hate Pinflair, I try to avoid having to use 3D Gluegell now.
    Hope you have Happier Crsfting


  7. Gorgeous card Carol l like the layout and the image and half term already!! not long since they went back after summer xx

  8. Cute and adorable card! Wonderful work! Thanks for joining the Tie A Ribbon Challenge at Southern Girls!

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  9. Just gorgeous. Loving your creative style. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  10. Love your design on this one Carol its fab well done Big Hugs Elaine

  11. This is lovely Carol, cute image and lovely colour combination.

  12. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing at SGC

  13. What a great card. Prettiest colors and construction!!

  14. super card, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

  15. Absolutely darling and fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Ai challenge! :D

  16. Gorgeous card and pretty image. Thanks for joining Forever Friends 'bingo' challenge. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again very soon. Diane (DT) x

  17. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this time. luv gina xx


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