Tuesday, 28 February 2012

50th Birthday - WMSC #86

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Here is my take on this weeks waltzingmouse sketch challenge.

To make the roses I used some goldy thick paper which was only coloured on one side, so when I'd started the basic rose making (which you can read about here) I folded the spiral piece in half so that it would look coloured on both sides.
The main element is made from Spellbinders Labels 4 die cuts, the white one embossed with cuttlebug divine swirls and then sponged with antique linen distress ink. The leaves are cut with my Papertrey Leaf print dies. The centre of the flowers looked a little empty, so I put some tiny gems in. The background burgundy paper is  wallpaper from a discontinued pattern book.

My sentiment is made mostly from little parts of Teeny Trees!
The leaf stamp finishes it off at each end, and the sentiment is patched together from
'happy thanksgiving'
Letraset rub on numbers
'thank you'
'Birthday Wishes'

This is one way to make your stamps even better value! I'm always looking for ways to use them differently!


  1. Lovely 50th card - and I like the way you've created your sentiment!

  2. Wonderful textures on this 50th b'day card - your flowers are lovely and how clever to piece together your sentiment! A great idea!

  3. beautiful! the texture looks so great... i always mix up my stamps, it is definitely a money saver :)

  4. What a lovely folksy looking card! (You know that I love those :)) The woodgrain with the roses is beautiful! Your sentiment looks like it was made that way ;) So glad you could play along with this week's WMSC!

  5. What a fabulous birthday card! LOVE your take on the sketch and how you customized it + the texture is wonderful too!
    Hugs, Karin

  6. I love all of the texture on your card and those flowers are amazing! Great custom sentiment, too!

  7. Amazing texture & I love those blooms! Great 50th card!

  8. This is very very pretty!!! Great use of the sketch and LOVE how you did the flowers!

  9. Such a pretty card! Love the flower embellishments! Thanks for joining along with the WMSC :)