Friday, 6 March 2015

Happy 50th Birthday

Today's card is for a lovely lady who is one of the few fellow crafters who've I've actually met a couple of times, albeit briefly.  She has a special birthday today (49 + 1) and I've made this creation using one of my new Happy Bear images, painted in DI reinkers.  The balloon was covered in Wink of Stella for some sparkle, and the panels are all stitched.

The little banner was created with some tag dies, strung together with some natural twine, and I typed both sentiments.

I've used a hint of green on the accents, and although it's not my favourite colour, I think it goes well with the apricot orange, and brings out the colours in the image.

And that's about it for today.  I'll be back on Sunday with another Happy Bear, and all I'll say is that he's not on card!



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Happy crafting
Annette
xx



11 comments:

Sarah said...

It's a fab colour combo Annette and your cards are so beautifully put together she is going to LOVE it!! xx

Squirrel x said...

Oh so gorgeous! The soft biscuit background really makes the colours sing out hun, and who couldn't be happy to receive this smiley bear. Hugs xx

Pollard Carole said...

Delightful she'll love receiving this love and hugs Carole x

Christine L said...

Awwww this is gorgeous Annette!! I'm LOVING that little bear - not seen them but am sure I will next weekend at the Harrogate Show - AND I have an LOTV voucher to spend!!

Big hugs
Christine x

Mojca said...

Oh its' beautiful Annette! Just love the layout and a cute banner! Hugs! Mojca

Deborah Artliff said...

Evening Annette what a gorgeous card I love the image and the design is wonderful.
Debs xx
{Debs Cards– my personal blog}

Carol S. said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Adorable little bear and beautifully coloured. Love the design with the banners. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Kat W said...

I don't often use green or apricot but the combination is gorgeous here; the colours really pop!
Fabulous design - I'm a huge fan of these new happy bears but have so far resisted them...so far!

Big hugs, Kat xx

Melanie said...

Love your shaped Birthday card, Annette!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our " no square or rectangle cards” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)

Simon Says Stamp said...

Lovely birthday card, Annette! The bear is too cute! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge!

~Hugs~
Chelsey
Simon Says Stamp

MIE(Mieko) said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges.
Mieko xx

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