Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Lynn's Birthday Card

On Monday it was my lovely friend Lynn's Birthday and I am totally ashamed to admit that I got the date wrong ( I thought it was yesterday....sorry Hun!)
Here is the card I made for her....and I soooo enjoyed making it :) ( even though it was late getting to her :( )

I used some of the stunning papers by BoBunny....from the Gabrielle range....which I purchased from Cardinal colours and I made an easel card.
I cut out the aperture from one of the frames on the die cut sheet and placed this photo of Lynn inside ( its one I took on an early morning stroll whilst away on our team retreat earlier in the year and I love the ethereal effect and how the light falls on Lynn as she is standing in the frosty gardens)

I used Glossy Accents to highlight the blooms on the flowers and the butterflies wings and I then drizzled it round the frame also.
One of the die cut sections has 4 disc shapes with butterflies printed on them, I coated 2 with a thick layer of Glossy Accents and then when dry I cut them out and stuck a length of jewellery wire in between 2 of them, sticking them back to back to hold the wire. I then threaded on some beads and then crimped the ends and fixed to the card. I finished off by covering the gluey end bit with a teeny butterfly I cut out and GA'd.
I used some cream velvet AC Thickers to pop Lynn's name on the card and then grubbied them slightly with some brown ink just to take away the starkness of them.

I really did enjoy making this card for Lynn :)


  1. ooo that is a gorgeous card and a beautiful photo to be the centre :)

  2. Stunning card Anita! I'm sure Lynn loved it :)

  3. It IS stunning! I love how you've used the glossy accents... I use mine all the time right now - though my efforts are definitely more 'blobby' and messy than your beautiful hilights.