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Thursday, 3 March 2011

21st Birthday

You know one of those cards you wish you hadn't started and gone out and bought one instead, this is said card!

Because it's my niece's 21st I wanted to do her something different to my usual square cards.  No problem with the constructions of the base card.  The problems came with the rest of the card, I couldn't make up my mind where to position things, whether to mat the 21 onto a Nesties rectangle and then position it onto the base card or stick it directly on, etc.,etc, etc. It's been a nightmare.  Anyway, hope she likes it, especially as it took soooo long to make.

I've decided to enter this into the following challenges:
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/2011/02/allsorts-week-92-make-your-own-flowers.html
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/03/week-89-theme.html

My optional additon of something old to my Papertake card is my Bella image - she is one of the first ones I bought some years ago.

Sue.x

16 comments :

Aileen said...

Hi Sue,

I think your card is wonderful. I have two 21st coming up both on the same day,a boy and a girl. I may just case your card because it definitely has a wow factor. x

Aileen

mckinkle said...

ooooh Sue, Im staring at this beautiful creation and feeling a little sad that it doesnt seem to make your heart sing!

It has brightened my day considerably and Id love to try my hand at one asap!

If I were to receive this I would be a VERY happy lady indeed!

Keryn x

Linda said...

Its a lovely card, your Niece will love it I'm sure. Linda x

Sonia said...

I like it Sue, very much so I'm sure she will love it :)
Hugs Sonia xx

Elaine Stark said...

This is a beautiful card. Youe niece will love it. Elaine

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

well it was worth the effort sue as its really lovely and perfect for a 21st .......K x

Katina said...

Hi Sue, this is fabulous and well worth the effort it took to make. Love it!! xx

Vicky said...

Fabulous stepper card Sue and great image too ~ I love it!

hugs Vicky xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Its a fabulous card, your Niece will love it
Kevin xx

Jackie said...

Fantastic card, I keep saying I will try this fold but not got around to it yet :o)
Jackie xx

Jill said...

gorgeous card sue beautiful papers and image thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

coops said...

fabulous card sue.the shape is fab and i love the sassy image and great colours.
thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Gro said...

Beautiful card. Love your image and the colours. Thanks for joining us at PfP.

Hugs :o)

oheidia said...

Hi Sue Lesly! Love the birthday card you have used and the colours are really girly!

Thanks for joining our challenge at PFP:=)

Vixykins said...

Thank You for joining in with our Sugar Rush challenge at Passion for Promarkers with your lovely design x

Faith A said...

It was definitely worth all the trouble, it's lovely