Saturday, 12 September 2015

A special card for Nan's 80th

This post is to show a special card I made for my boyfriends Nan who turned 80 years old recently. Not that you would think it to watch her - she is as fit as a fiddle.
I used a stamped image from  Stamping Bella called Uptown Girl Pippa loves to plant. 
The image was perfect as Nan loves her garden and we had also bought her some lovely silver & pearl flower earrings, which I made a little card for. (Picture below...)

I've used a digital image from Etsy shop - KB and Friends to print the Vintage bingo cards, 
for the background as this combines Nan's love for Bingo and the family!
The coral flower paper is from Carta Bella - Hello Again range and the mint green flower paper is from AC Dear Lizzy 5th & Frolic.
I have used bazzill swiss dot cardstock for the die cut and punched leaves, along with a load of different paper flowers which I bought from The Ribbon Girl.
The greeting is from Pebbles and I attached the button with some natural twine. I also used Doodlebug letters to spell Nan and add 80th. I've used a large 8 X 8 white card blank and mounted everything on kraft card. I also used a Martha Stewart punch to make corners from the left over Kraft.  Finally I added a load of gems for some extra bling and various colours of liquid pearls in the middle of the flowers!

I used these Promarkers and Flexmarkers -
Skin - Antique White, blush, soft peach & coral.
Hair - Buttercup, Pineapple Crush, Mustard & Sleigh Bells.
Flowers -  Antique Pink & Salmon Pink / Carmine & Baby pink / Buttercup & Mango.
Leaves - Leaf green, Apple & Forest Green.
Pots - Terracotta & Cinnamon
Pinny & Gloves - Pastel Green & Frosted Jade.
Shorts - Denim blue & Midnight Blue.
Watering Can - Ice Greys & Silver pen. 

These are the earrings -

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

Digi Choosday - Use 2 or more papers.
The Ribbon Girl - Add flowers 
Crafts Galore - ATG
Lets Craft & Create - Dies and punches.
Chocolate, Coffee & Card -  Fancy & Feminine 
Crafty Girls Creations  - ATG
Hanna & friends - Kraft
Inky Impressions - Fancy corners. 
Simon says stamp - Use a stamp

Now I'm back from my hols I'm having chance to catch up so thanks for stopping by... see you again soon,
Liz (:(|)x

19 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card, lots of lovely layers and super image too. I'm sure Nana loved her card and pressie.
    Lorraine

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    1. Thanks Lorraine - she did love it xx

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  2. Lilibet, this is a truly gorgeous card. Your colouring is wonderful and I love your beautiful acrd design with all the pretty details and layers to look at. The earrings are beautiful and i love your sentiment. I bet Nan was over the moon!
    Sue...xxx

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    1. Thanks Sue. She was really pleased with the earrings... Might have to get the matching necklace for Christmas!! X

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  3. Gorgeous card Lilibet. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again ... Anet DT x

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  4. Hi this is a gorgeous card the the earrings are pretty too. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge 21 Anything Goes. Hugs Jackie DT

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  5. Beautiful. Great Card! Thank you for joining the challenge of Chocolate, Coffee and Cards. Hugs, Cindy DT

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  6. This is such a lovely card, and I am sure it was received with love.
    Thank you for joining our challenge at
    Let's Craft and Create this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT

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  7. Very pretty - love all the intricate details.
    Thanks so much for playing along with us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  8. Lilibet
    fabulous card!
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at teh Hanna & Friends Challenge
    Hugs Manuela

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  9. Wonderful card & a gift. :)
    Have a lovely day, Lilibet!

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  10. Beautiful card, sounds just right for Nana, love those earrings too. Sorry I'm late popping in but thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Girl's Creations.
    Hugs, Sandy

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  11. What a beautiful card! I'm tickled pink to see my KB and Friends floral bingo card tucked in there amid all the gorgeous collage elements.

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