Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Olga's 80th Birthday Card

Morning peeps.  Hope you are all well.  It is another drizzly dark day here today.  I am right by the window and still can not see the keys on the laptop.

I have made a card today for a lady in our apartments 80th  birthday.  I am afraid this has turned out to be one of those cards that I am not happy with.  I know we all have them.  I try not to cut myself up about it.

My A5 Portrait Card

Products Used

Image and bp aare from :- The Cottage Garden CDROM - Joanna Sheen Craft Shop
Card stock :- Adorable Scorable - Hunkydory
Centre of Flower picked out with :- Black Diamond Stickles
Ribbon/80th peel off from my stash
Flower in the middle of ribbon is:- Coffee and Dreams - My Crafty Heart

Thank you for looking.

I am entering this for:-

Joanna Sheen Challenge - Anything Goes excluding Christmas
http://artisticinspirationscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#17 - Anything Goes
http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#8 - Anything Goes
http://doyoustackup.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#99 - Numbers
http://emergencycrafterschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything Goes
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#117 - Anything Goes
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#141 - Fabric,Lace,Ribbon
http://paperplaytime.blogspot.co.uk/ - Challenge#89 - Anything Goes
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#96 - Anything Goes
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#48 - Anything but a Christmas Card
http://pinandtack.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/spark-your-creativity-now-challenge-3.html Challenge#3 - Anything Goes
http://thecraftypad.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#198 - Add some Glitter
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#91 - Birthdays
http://thesquirrelandthefox.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#31 - Anything Goes
http://www.craftdoormagazine.com/ Challenge#46 - Anything Goes
http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge#42 - Anything Goes




  1. Well I think it looks really pretty Cathy. I love poppies.
    Lorraine x

  2. well i agree with lorraine it so very pretty and i bet my bottom dollar she will adore it..why...because you made it for her...it is a lovely lovely card...hugs sassyxxxxx

  3. It is beautiful Cathy, the poppies are gorgeous.
    Kevin xx

  4. I agree with the other comments Cathy. Your card is gorgeous. I love the poppies


  5. Your card is lovely Cathy. I'm sure she'll love it. You can't go wrong with poppies they are gorgeous.

    Hugs Sarahxx

  6. This is gorgeous,love the image and fab colours.xxx

  7. Just beautifully crafted. Love all the little finishing touches. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  8. Aww this is really sweet Cathy! I love the image and the matching papers…. the ribbon and flower finish it off beautifully! :-)
    Hope you have a nice evening!
    Big Hugs
    Sue xx

  9. Cathy this is so pretty. Love the poppy image.
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week.
    Denise xx

  10. Hi Cathy this is fabulous I love that image you have chosen to use, you can be sure it will be received with so much joy as it was made with love.
    lorraine x

  11. It's a wonderful card and I'm sure that the lady that this is intended for will love it.

    Thanks for joining us as OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  12. Oooh, this is so pretty and elegant!


    PS. I saw your card on MIM and had to drop by for a closer look. I'm numbers 83.

  13. what a beautiful card such a special feel to it
    Hugs Kate xx

  14. This is gorgeous sweetie & I'm sure the lady will absolutely love it shug.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  15. I love poppies, so this card would suit me. We all have cards that we feel less than happy with, so don't be too hard on yourself. Thanks so much for joining in at Artistic Inspirations this week, Judith xx

  16. Hi honey! Its a lovely card! Dont get down about it as theres nothing wrong with it. Its beautiful and I love the colours.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody for our Anything goes Challenge! I hope to see you next time! Hugs xxx
    Sharon DT - Challenges 4 Everybody xxx

  17. Hi Cathy Thank you so much for your lovely comments and don't put yourself down! Your card is beautiful and I'm sure your friend will cherish it. Love Lynne xxx

  18. Cathy this is a lovely card, so pretty. Joey x

  19. What a fabulous birthday card for your friend - really pretty. Thanks so very much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

  20. lovely card! I'm sure Olga will love it! Thanks for joining us at the crafty pad this time and good luck x

  21. I agree with the other comments Cathy..your card is lovely and I am sure she will love this card:):)

    Wish you a lovely weekend:)


  22. I agree too, it's a lovely card, such a fab image and the poppy background looks great too.
    Thanks for linking up with MIM this week.
    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Hugs, Sandy

  23. wonderful birthday card! I'm sure that Olga will love this gorgeous Poppy card. Thank you for sharing with TTCRD this week.

  24. really lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Alchemy

  25. Great creation! Thanks for playing at Joanna Sheen! xxx

  26. What a great project! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime! Hope to see you again soon :)


  27. Olga is going to totally love this with the awesome colors and designing! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD magazine challenge:) Hugz

  28. Great card! Love the poppies! Thanks for participating in our PILE IT ON challenge!!