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Irene’s Birthday Card

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Have to say a huge thanks to JOAN… big hugs sweetie… for noticing that I had won a top 3 blinkie for challenge #14 on KL Stampin N Scrappin. and another hug for the DT’s who picked my card x x x….. I just love the flashing blinkie…. can feel another comment coming from my son JP… (not justice of the peace… John-Paul).

Bit hectic this week… (went to Waterford hospital and the pins are not coming out of my finger for another 6 weeks).

Anyway onto today’s card, it is for IRENE… happy birthday honey bunny and also happy anniversary for the next day…. picked vintage because I know she really wants to get into the distressing scene.

Stamped all over the card with a script stamp and inked the edges. Hand stitched the lace onto the image and also did a running stitch around the edge. Image is from one of Joanna Sheene’s CD’s. Just hope she likes it and the sentiment which I printed onto a nestie label and then inked the edges to match the card..

Made the flower from a retro punch, added the ribbon and lace and also inked the edges of the fringe.

PaperPlay Challenge – Birthday for Someone Special is just sooo perfect for this card.

Creative Inspirations have a challenge for…. Anyone for Leftovers? This is so right as everything came from my bit box of scraps and odds and ends.

Shirl

10 Responses to “Irene’s Birthday Card”

  1. I love being the first to comment, I just love it oh shirl every card is so wonderful………. Congrats on your award u deserve it…..xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Patricia ( Padraigin) xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  2. fabiola says:

    c’est magnifique je la trouve super belle

  3. Deirdre says:

    Congrats on the first entry to Paperplay this week – LOVE your card. Love the vintage /aged feel to it. Thanks so much for playing along with us.

  4. Irene Chillman says:

    Wow, thanks Shirl, the card is beautiful. Not sure you are going to want to part with this one.

  5. Julie M says:

    Oh that is just beautiful, Shirl. Love the simple colour scheme – so effective. The image is yummy (so is the lace and the flower). Lucky Irene!!!

    Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

    Julie

  6. That’s one gorgeous card, bet you don’t post it off!!

  7. NGCARDS says:

    Lovely work! Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations! xxx

  8. Kate says:

    Love the card . Thanks for joining in in this weeeks Paperplay Challenges!

  9. Mary C says:

    Oh Shirl I have been among the missing and definitely missed this gorgous card. It is so elegant and I love what you did with the flower! Will have to borrow that idea for the future! Your friend is very lucky to be receiving such a beautiful card!

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