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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Royal Purple and White - Special Birthday Wish

Good Morning Everyone,

Phill is busy at Creative Expressions HQ today so I am doing today's blog. I hope you like it.

Products used: (which are all links to Phill's website) :-)

8 x 8 Card Blank
White Card stock
Centura Pearl Royal  Purple  Card Stock 
Dusty Concord Distress Ink
Frosty Heather Twinkles
Frosty Heather P.V.A.
Sentimentally Yours Scribbled Sentiments
Sentimentally Yours Elegant Milestone Birthday A5 Stamp Set
Spellbinder Dies Labels 47
Sue Wilson Dies Caribbean Collection Border, Accent & Tags
Sue Wilson Dies Perfect Peony Complete Petals
Sue Wilson Dies Perfect Peony Open Petals
Sue Wilson Dies Petite Vinery
Spellbinder Die D-Lites Flutter Flight
Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue

To create this card I cut a 7.75 sq piece of Royal Purple Card and attached flat to the main card blank.

Next using Plain White Card Stock I cut a 7.5 sq and using the Accent Die I cut each corner.

Then using the Sentimentally Yours Scribbles Sentiments and Dusty Concord Distress Ink I stamped across the top . Then attached flat to the card,.

Using Plain White card Stock and Spellbinder Labels 47 I cut out the largest die and backed this onto a piece of Royal Purple card,

Then using the Elegant Milestone Birthday Stamps and Dusty Concord Distress Ink I stamped the sentiment and attached this to the card using pads to give dimension.

Next using both Complete and Open Petals of the Peony Dies I cut out several of these in scraps of lilac card, which I shaped and glued to the card using Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue. I then cut out 2 of the Petite Vinery Dies using scrap pieces of white card, and attached to the card.

I then cut out the butterfly and attached to the card.

Finally I added Frosty Heather Twinkle to the wings of the Butterfly, and Frosty Heather Pearl P.V.A. to the centre of the flowers.

                                                               Happy Crafting


  1. oh I love this and the colours, gorgeous card

  2. WOW. I have so much to learn. Simply stunning.

  3. Hi Barb,
    Absolutely beautiful and so elegant.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Heather Treble

  4. Truly stunning, gorgeous colour combo and beautiful dies, Kate x

  5. Hi Barb. Lovely card and I like the colour you have used. I am so fickle, I keep changing my mind on which is my favourite colour. SueL x

  6. A perfect card, beautiful arrangement and love the colours. A real winner in my book!

  7. Morning Barb and Phill, another gorgeous card, I so look forward to your posts because I have never been disappointed, love all that you do.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  8. Good morning Barb,
    what a beautiful birthday card. I love the colour you choose and this lattice frame in the middle... But the whole card is an artwork.
    Rolf xxx

  9. Wonderful make Barb, gorgeous colours. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  10. Good morning, love it, love it, love it, I too must be fickle : ) this is my favourite colour : ) oh there are so many!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy Lynda xxx

  11. Gorgeous card, and fabulous colour.

  12. Stunning love everything about it , I keep promising myself the peonies flower die seeing this here I'm going to get it at last , what the hell cant take it with you lol xxx

  13. Love the colors and such a beautiful card.

  14. Another beautiful card Barb, love it x x

  15. WOW-stunning card! This is a real keepsake card.


  16. Hi Barb, wow, this is absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful colour too xx Stunning, I love it! "Thank you Barb" Love Karen xx

  17. Beautiful colours, very stylish card!!!

  18. Will have to make notes and do a similar card myself. Beautiful

    Crafty hugs Pen x

  19. Outstanding card and such beautiful colours. Pat x

  20. Dear Barbara, Such a lovely card this morning, beautiful colours
    together would stand out well on the mantle piece.
    Best wishes
    JosieB x

  21. Hi Barb, beautiful just beautiful. Take Care Melody xXx

  22. Gorgeous card, love the colours!

  23. That is so pretty and the recipient should be very happy to receive it.

  24. Hi Barb,
    Fantastic card, absolutely love it!
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

  25. So, so pleased to have found Phill's blog! Also to see him in the flesh at Ally Pally. He is so talented - spectacular card - Oh to win one, one day. Looking forward to going through his blogs.
    Best wishes