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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Made to measure.....

This is a Birthday card for my girlfriend.
She is a sassy redhead, too!

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Resource - Materials - Method

Jem's Designs "Clearly Bowed - The Seamstress" cd from http://www.jemsdesigns.co.uk/

Super Smooth white card

Gold peel off borders

Finger-lift tape

Pinflair gel

Crystal adhesive gems

Triple pearl hat pins

Lace ribbon

all from my crafty stash

Spellbinder dies - Scalloped Ovals

Olive 25mm Olive Green Tea Roses

from Wild Orchid Crafts


I printed a background from the cd onto one side of an A3 sheet, flipped it over and printed an image of this shaped card from the cd after resizing it in my MCS graphics programme. This gave me a printed background for the insert right away. I then cut around the shape and folded in half to form this 6x9" card. I used fine gold peel off borders around the shaped edge to highlight against the back of the card. I then printed the main image out another twice and decoupaged the front of the card. Then, using the gorgeous lace backgrounds from the cd, I printed out an A4 sheet of card, placed my own text on it and then cut the ovals using my dies. These were then simply glued in place to form an insert feature and the sentiment tag. Flowers, hat pins, ribbon and gems were added to complete this design.

I hope you like this as much as I do!

I would love to have your comments, please.

Thank you for visiting, and, as always,

Haste ye back!

Crafty hugs, Sheenagh x

ps. You need to check out this cd...it's fab-u-lous!


  1. What a sassy minx Sheenagh - very glam1 I'm sure your friend will love it! I love the interesting shape you've made the card by trimming around edges - great idea!

  2. Love this, love the shape and everything about it basically :-) xxx

  3. oh wow sheenagh you have gone beyond stunning!

  4. Hi Sheenagh,Great card, couldn't do without a blog fix, here in SUNNY Mexico, Will email you in a couple of day.
    Love Janet

  5. Gorgeous card, love the sassy feel to it to xx

  6. Exceptional card I just LOVE it and so will your friend, when I think I've seen the best your just go one step further I just adore everything you do xxx

  7. Thank you all so much for your lovely feedback on this card. I am so pleased with it myself and think my girlfriend will adore it, but I have to keep it under wraps in the house as it's not needed until March...be prepared! Lol x
    Crafty hugs, Sheenagh x

  8. Your cards are always inspirational Sheenagh and this is another absolutely stunning card. xxx

  9. You are one class act Sheenagh!! Another awe inspiring creation!!! I can be sassy tooooooo, but not the red hair though!!! Love the shape and the colours too. Never would have thought that putting these muted colours together would work sooooo well. Great embellishments and adore the bling on the hat!! 'K' xxx

  10. I am so grateful to you, Briar and Kay, for your support...thank you x

  11. I say! That's a rather skimpy garment...she'll catch her death in that!!! Beautiful card, Sheenagh!


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