Tuesday, January 11, 2011

January Card #1

I needed a birthday card for my grandma's 80th birthday next week.  Her favorite color is purple, so this is what I came up with.  I added lots of bling and embellishments because I wanted it to be super special for her.  Plus I used some stuff from my stash!!!

Paper - Paper Pizazz (old!!!)
Flowers - Prima (stash)
Pearls - Kaisercraft (new)
Rhinestone butterfly - Kaisercraft (new)
Fiskars border punch (new)
button and ribbons (stash)

Delightful Challenges - buttons
Cooking It Up with Katie - button, ribbon, animal
CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS - 4 papers, 3 flowers, 2 ribbons, 1 button
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - sketch
Cute Card Thursday - Out with the old
Creative Inspirations Challenge - something new
Tellen's Place - punches
CES Challenge Blog - All creatures great and small
Crafty Purple Frog - New goodies
Stamping Vacation - embellish with anything animal related


  1. Just lovely! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


  2. Hiya. You have made such a beautiful and very delicate card. I love the papers, and your border punch sets it off. Great Butterfly and all the gemstones. Gorgeous.
    Thank you very much for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck. We hope to see you again very soon. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xx

  3. Love the delicate colour scheme and all the embellishments! A great entry for our sketch challenge at C.R.A.F.T. this week, good luck, love Jacky x

  4. Oh how lovely is that butterfly. This is so cute and love the ribbon with the button. Great border punched paper too! Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place! :~)

  5. Beautiful card! I love the colors and all of the bling! Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!
    Tammy x

  6. thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday with your beautiful card, and I hope we see you again next time.
    hugs, annie x

  7. Fabulous card, I bet your Grandma loves it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tellen's Place :D

  8. A lovely card I'm sure your Granma will love it thanks for playing at Tellens Place
    Luv Jane xxx

  9. What a lovely card for your gran, I'm sure it made her day recieving that. Great use of your punches. Thankyou for sharing it at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you back next time

  10. Love the butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place.

  11. Fab card! love the bling! Thanks for joining us for the CES Challenge!

  12. Such a pretty card, great colours!! Thanks for joining us this week at CES challenges! Juliexx

  13. Gorgeous card that butterfly along with the flowers and design looks super thank you for joining us at Stamping Vacation
    Lorraine x

  14. What a pretty card and such a lovely design!

    Thanks for joining us at the CPFC Love Chanelle xx

  15. I am sure your Grandma would have loved this. Wonderful colour. Thanks for joining in the Embellish It challenge at Stamping Vacation