Saturday, October 4, 2008

Happy Birthday!

My sister in law's birthday is coming up (waves to Sophie) so of course I have to make her a card ... well, I have all this cardstock and ink just laying about, you know?

This took me simply ages, not because it was particularly complex, but just because I couldn't get my head around how I wanted it to look. And pink wasn't my first choice but it just looked right (after many misguided attempts early on with different colours). In the end I had to call in my emergency backup (DD and DS) who critiqued what I had done and advised me (correctly, as it happens) just what was wrong with what I was doing and what I should do instead.

So I did.

Kids are handy like that.

Images © 1990-2008 Stampin' Up!®

Supplies used:

Stamp sets: Priceless, One of a Kind
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Purely Pomegranate, Basic Black
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White, Basic Black

Other: Large Oval Punch, Small Oval Punch, Stampin' Sponges, Stampin' Dimensionals, 1/4" Whisper White Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Black Marker

2 comments:

Caroline said...

I love it!! Guess what I might 'case' when I get my two oval puches this week!!! haha

Caroline
xx

France said...

I really like this "spotlight" on the card. Really nice. :)

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