Monday, 24 August 2015

Très Jolie!

Good morning friends; hope you are well. It's the last week of the school summer holidays, back to it next week but before then we've got a bank holiday here in the UK! Whoo hoo!!!!! Then I don't feel quite so guilty for poor PapaMia!

It's new challenge time at Incy Wincy Designs and this week it's all about the one special day everyone has each year - our theme for you is Birthday Wishes

We have been sponsored by the oh-so-lovely Wendy Burns at All Dressed Up Digital Stamps, I can say that she's lovely as I was fortunate enough to win a bundle of her stamps in a challenge win earlier this year and as it occurred at the time that MiL was recuperating from her knee op, I was rather delayed in claiming my prize. Wendy was so sweet and patient with me, so it's both a pleasure and a treat being able to showcase her stunning designs! Wendy is also providing this week's lucky winner with a prize pack of 2 Digis.

Wendy very kindly gave the DT a couple of digis to showcase, but I've used one of the images from my win, and here is my card:





My card recipe is as follows:

  • Card Base - is Ivory Centura Pearl which I have cut, scored and folded to make a 15cm square card
  • Papers - are from a Crafter's Companion Club Inspire download from August 2013 called Parisien Florals.
  • Image - is called Party Frock and she is by Wendy at All Dressed Up Digital Stamps - not only is this image fabulous for teen/girlie birthday cards, but I think she would be awesome for a Prom card too! I coloured this very elegant girl using my Spectrum Noir Pens in the listed colours before die cutting her using my largest Die'sire Essentials Ovals die.
    • Skin - FS2, FS3, TN2
    • Hair - GB8, GB10, EB5, EB8
    • Dress - PP1, PP3, PP5, DR3, CG1, CG2, DG3
    • Shoes - CG1, CG2
    • Outline - BT1
  • Sentiment - is from the Sentiment Stamp Set which came with the Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 6. I stamped this onto Neenah Cardstock and then stencilled round the inside of the medium oval tag from the Die'sire Tags One set - unfortunately I can't find this set available for purchase any longer. I used the same die to cut out the tag from Ivory Centura Pearl and mounted the stamped sentiment oval to this, and then threaded 2 lengths of twine (from my stash) through this to fix the tag to the card. 

This card has already gone to it's recipient, who I know is delighted with it :o) !


For more Birthday Wishes inspiration, please head over to Incy Wincy Designs and see what wonderful projects my talented teamies have created. Then come back and show us your creations - this challenge ends on Sunday 30th August 2015.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


Have a great week!
Hugs, Helen x

16 comments:

  1. hiya Helen - what a pretty stamp - I love the papers too - brilliant. enjoy the holidays whilst they're here! Hugs rachel x

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  2. Beautiful card and I love how you've added the sentiment.

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  3. This is such a lovely card!
    Thanks so much for joining us at All Dressed Up!!

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  4. I love Paris and your design is so delicate and beautiful!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede!

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  5. Beautiful card, love the pretty papers. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at All Dressed Up. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  6. So beautiful, love the papers and colours. Thank you for joining our challenge this time at All Dressed Up
    x~KateE~x
    All Dressed Up DT

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  7. Stunning card love your beautiful work and colours used. Thanks so much for entering our 'USE A SENTIMENT' challenge and please enter again next challenge..
    ♥ aNNie
    {Chocolate Coffee and Cards DT Member}

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  8. Awww, what a sweet card, Helen. Lovely simple design and I love your paper choices. I want to say thanks so much for playing in our Die Cuts challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck and I hope we see you again in our next challenge.
    NanaConnie DT

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  9. Great card, so pretty. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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  10. Such a pretty card, love the image, thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

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  11. Beautiful card. I really love the design and image you used. Thanks for joining our challenge at CC & CC. We hope to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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  12. Helen, this is so pretty and feminine! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Corrosive, Jackie DT member

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  13. Hi,

    Gorgous card, so romantic. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at All Dressed Up and good luck.

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT All Dressed Up

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  14. This is such a pretty card. Love the details with the sentiment and gorgeous colouring. Thanks for playing at All Dressed Up and good luck. Hope to see you back the 2nd for a new challenge. We also have a new FB challenge starting tomorrow. Bettina DT Member and coordinator at All Dressed Up xx

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  15. Such a beautiful creation, love the colour combination and your design papers
    Andrea x
    All Dressed Up DT

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  16. i love this image! beautiful card!!
    xx
    Erum
    All Dressed Up DT

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Helen x