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Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Spring Pastels

Well we're still waiting for Spring to arrive in the North East - yesterday it started to snow on my way to work in Durham and this morning I had to de-ice the car!

Never mind, it doesn't stop me being inspired by the pastel shades associated with Spring and Easter - this is for a colleague at work who is celebrating a milestone birthday.


The rose is a gorgeous digi by Birdie Brown - I've printed it a few times on pink paper and the layered it for a decoupage effect. I created the numbers in Word and changed the outline to a dash rather than a continuous line to match the digi - ditto with the blue matting paper. The embossed backing sheet was done with a free butterfly and flower embossing folder that came with a magazine.

I've entered this into the following challenges:

Divas By Design - Spring Colours
Ruby's Rainbow - Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamp - Happy Birthday
Addicted to Stamps and More -  Anything goes (CAS)
Crafting For All Seasons - Floral Delight 
Crafting Creations Challenges - Flowers or fairies

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
x

9 comments:

  1. Love that rose!! ... gorgeous with the layers. Fabulous idea to use Word to create your large numbers and use the dash line - so perfect. Great spring colors and perfectly matched with your flower and butterfly embossed background. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps & More. Loll :)

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  2. Love your clean and simple design. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Creations. I hope you get to join us again real soon.

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  3. a fabulous card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  4. This is a fabulous card, lovely embossed background.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Pauline
    x

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  5. Adorable card!! Love the great design, pretty colors and that gorgeous flower!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  6. Soooo beautiful! Love the rose.

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  7. Love the embossed background and how you created the stitching using word. Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbows xxx

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  8. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Diva's
    Hugs
    Jayne

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  9. Such a pretty card! I have that digi too - gonna have to try layering it like you did as it is so pretty. The recipient is sure to love it! Thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M

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