Sunday, 13 October 2019

Happy Birthday

Good Sunday morning all!  I was having a play with Pixie Powders and cling film for this card.  I added Purple Violet, Rich Gold and Aubergine Pixie Powders to a piece of coconut white card.  I spritzed it liberally with water then covered it with cling film and scrunched it create winkles in the cling film.  I allowed it to dry like this then removed the cling film to reveal the pattern in the background.  I used the Alice die to die cut it and kept the fall away pieces from it.  I cut the die again out of coconut white card and attached it to a piece of white card with a sticky adhesive backing on it.  I used the fall away pieces and paper pieced them back into the grid.  I used the Zigzag Squares embossing folder and embossed a piece of coconut white card as a background.  I attached the Alice die to it with foam.  Next I cut the top layer of the Roselyn die in white.  I used an extra bit of the pixie powdered background and cut the second layer of the Roselyn out of it.  I glued the two pieces of the Roselyn die together and added a white backing to it.  I added it with foam in a diamond orientation to the centre of the Alice die.  I cut the centre of the Roselyn in white and layered it up then cut the Happy Birthday out of the pixie powder card.  I added it to a white shadow then added it with foam to the centre.  The card was completed with white on white mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 3/4" x  6 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x



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52 comments:

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning from Lancashire Sue. A gorgeous birthday sample for anything occasion, those backgrounds colours must look amazing in real life. For anyone celebrating their birthday - enjoy your day.
Hope you have a lovely day too Sue xxx

kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
Wow this card makes you think you are looking through a window at a very stormy sky.
Thank you it is beautiful.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. It is amazing what you can do with pixie powders. The background is gorgeous, beautiful colours and the dies look great.

Barbara V

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I have tried this technique with the pixie powders and it is really easy to achieve,even for me.Lovely card which I am sure is even more lovely in real life. My photos are coming out yellow instead of coconut white

Clai01 said...

Looks a great technique and finished card x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Stunning card this morning and I love the effect when you use pixie powders and cling film which I like doing my self. I know the colours with be dancing so much more in the flesh .
Crafty hugs to all , Wendy

Marie P.from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue.
I love the PP background and the design too.
Have a great day.
Marie P.

dj from kettering said...



My favourite colours on a lovely card, such a
useful design too,



Doreen x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, wow would never have thought to do this technique using cling film and pixie powders, how nice this looks, another show stopper, have you done a video on this one please. Nice size too.

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

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, gorgeous card. Pixie powders are a favourite of mine and I must try the cling film technique
Marion S x

Catherine Lyons said...

A beautiful card love those p.powdershave never used the cling film like this.
Catherine v94

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue xx Hazel

carol edwards said...

Wow Sue, this background colour and design is amazing. The dies and embossing folder add so much . The Happy Birthday die cut is great, perfect size to mean something. Mine is so useful and a beautiful gift from your last blog winners posts Thank you xx

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Beautiful card this morning Sue. I love how you have used the pixie powders on the background. Will have a go at this one.
Getting our last packing done ready to go to the airport. Long day ahead . Thankyou Sue. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

CCM said...

Interesting background for a lovely card.

Going on vacation for 2 week.No idea if we'll have a good internet connection(probably not, it is Cuba).
However, everybody stay healthy, safe and happy.

Hugs from Toronto
Carmen-Dorothy

Suemac said...

Lovely sample.

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Oh wow wow wow. Pixie and cling - AMAZING! Got to try that one. Fantastic card - love it x
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

karenlotty said...

Gorgeous card SUE I love doing this technique and I think using gold in the mix really shows the “wrinkles” up

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Love the colours you have used for the pixie powder piece, I really enjoy doing the cling film on them and with anything metallic they look fantastic. Alice looks great paper pieced too, lovely card
Hugs
Muriel x

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Beautiful card the colours of the pixie powders are gorgeous I love the combination of dies

Hunnymummy54 said...

Good Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card today, love the pixie powders they make beautiful cards for all occasions too

Sending love and Healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Love
Sharon MK
xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, another stunning card with a gorgeous background! Love Jean xxx

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with your pixie powders technique. Would be ideal for many occasions. Yvonne xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, an incredible background for this card, pixie powders are one of my go to products for creating wow factor backgrounds. Have a good day everyone. Bx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
The pixie powders look fabulous combined with the Alice and Roselyn dies, I must try cling film to get that beautiful marbled effect

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, yet another beautiful card. What a great way to use cling film.WakeyL

lydia jordan said...

Mo
Morning Sue,
Lovely card.
Lydia
x

Tressa said...

Beautiful card. Like the background colour choice.

Teresa

Crafty Cruiser said...

A lot of work to this card but so worth it - it’s really lovely.
Doreen R

Pawprintx4 said...

Delightful birthday card. I love all the layers and your Pixie backgrounds are always a treat.
Everyone gave a nice Sunday afternoon and for the lucky ladies heading for vacation, have fun.
Stephanie K
SC/ USA

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card and beautiful background!
Hugs x
Heather T

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, like Stephanie above my first thought was how delightful is this card. I love the pixied background and the way you have used it to follow through in the Roselyn die and for the greeting, it's beautiful.

Frances

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card. I love it. Those dies are gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Great effect using the cling film with the pixie powders and in these colours looks gorgeous. Great post.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
this is lovely, must try that technique, it looks gorgeous. Pixie powders are still my favourite medium for colouring.
Hugs, Rose

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue,
The cling film/pixie powder technique looks amazing. I must give it a try after completing my Christmas cards. A lovely card to cheer us up as it's pouring down here, again!!
Hugs xx Pauline

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a lovely card Sue
Gr Karin

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Love the pixie powder and cling film technique and really will have to give it a go.

Lisbeth

ursula said...

Wow, just love that background effect, mine never come out quite as pretty as that, will give it another go, superb card Sue....luv Ursula xx

sued99 said...

Lovely background colours and effect.x

Maria said...

Hi Sue
A fabulous card, love the technique used and I do
love the colour. Hope your day is good.
Hugs to all, Maria x

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

Susan Battensby said...

Lovely card, great background, love the shine on it.
x

June Ballenger said...

I love my pixie powders and this card shows them at their best xx

Vi Wilkinson said...

Hi Sue , another gorgeous card the pixie powders look great , I love playing with them. Take care Vi.x

julie laz said...

Beautiful sue, love this one, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Eunice Astle said...

Amazing background with the pixie powders! Love the addition of the cling wrap to give it a bit of dimension.

Seafield Jo said...

This is stunning Sue, those colours look amazing! I can't wait to have my new craft room up and running so I can give this technique a try.

Jo x

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Use
Oh wow that background is so so nice I need to try this technique you always make things look so easy
But I will try it One day. Lol
Perfect card
Take care
Theresa G

Suzzette Yandle said...

Stunning!!! I have not used the cling film yet with my pixie powder designs. It's still on my "to do" list. I like the pixie powder colors you used on your design.