Monday, 17 September 2012

Papertrey Ink birthday card

Hello everyone,

I hope you had a good weekend and are refreshed for another week. I was thrilled to have this pink and brown card showcased over at Less is More this week and would like to thank Mandi and Chrissie for their kindness. I have a fondness for pink and brown together and made this card a while ago but didn't get round to posting it.

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I used a textured embossing panel for the large pink background but experimented a bit with the small circle and one of those anywhere hole punches that you have to hammer to get the hole. For this I just pressed it without hammering and it gave little embossed circles, and I then stitched the butterfly onto it. The LIM challenge this week is to use ovals and I hope to get time to play along at some point this week. I've got to dash now because it is my birthday on Wednesday and a friend is giving me an early birthday treat of a manicure followed by afternoon tea at Ness Gardens, so this lucky girl needs to jump into the shower..

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week.

Carol x


  1. Really lovely card Carol, the colours are so pretty.

  2. Pink and brown is a favorite of mine, and how lovely that you added the aqua as well. Your card is so sweet and pretty.

  3. How sweet and elegant is this, it is so pretty.


  4. Oh I love these gorgeous pastel colours, beautiful card. Happy Birthday for tomorrow. Donna x

  5. Fabulous design (& you know how much I love papertrey ink!) so this card is perfect! x


Hello, and thank you for taking time to visit my blog. I would really appreciate it if you could find time to leave a comment before you leave.

Carol x


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