Thursday, February 6, 2014

A birthday card...

Hi! I am back with a card which I made for a very dear friend. After a very long time, I actually made a card at one go. Normally my projects take couple of days, since I have to craft around a very active toddler.


I used the sketch from Retro Sketches #100.



The theme and colour palette is from Beyond Grey Challenges' BGC #45 - Colour Palette + Sweet tooth.


 

I decided to make a Center Step Card, the tutorial is available at Splitcoaststampers.



Supplies used are white handmade paper, yellow card stock and various scraps of pattern papers from my stash.

The cake is a digital stamp from Paperprintables and the sentiment is from Create with TLC. Both are free downloads.



I coloured the image using Faber Castell sketch pens. The stars were done with a gold glitter pen. I also used glitter pens in pink, gold, blue and orange to accentuate the sentiment.



The sentiment inside is again a freebie from Create with TLC and I continued with the banner theme inside.

I also decorated the envelope quickly, with some left over triangles.


Entering this card in the following challenges:

Retro Sketches - #100
I used their lovely sketch

Beyond Grey Challenges - BGC #45 - Colour Palette + Sweet Tooth
I used the image of a cake and the all the colours in the palette.

Paper Players - PP#181 - Anne Marie's Theme Challenge
I used the image of a cake.

Love,
Nan


16 comments:

  1. Wow !! This one is just gorgeous Nandini ..I love your colored image and all those happy banners too ..This card is really looking just fabulous ..Love it !!

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  2. Hi Nandini, absolutely love this card, You are one fab frugal crafter and work such wonders with basic craft supplies !! btw, I loved your earlier tips about faber- castell ink pads and camel drawing inks and have done some very satisfying work with the drawing inks which I will shortly share on my blog.......the credit for me to discover the magic of these pocket friendly inks goes to you :)
    http://www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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    1. Thanx Suman. Glad I could be of some help...

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  3. Such an awesome card with cheerful colors, Nan...Love the detailing of the banners...and lovely sentiment :)

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  4. Love all the little banners on your sweet card--so clever to make them out of triangles! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

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  5. Hello Nandini, thanks for your kind coment on my card.
    Your birthday card looks great, like the center step card and all the sweet little pennants.

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  6. Wow ! that's a really pretty card,and so apt to the challenge ! :)

    Thanks for playing with us @BGC.
    Hugs,
    Bipasha

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  7. Thats a stunner !!!
    Love the use of our palette and its so apt for the sweet theme !
    Good to see u play with us at BGC this fortnight !
    Thankyou !

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  8. Fabulous card! Thanks for playing with us at BGC :)

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