Sunday, 7 June 2020

Happy Birthday

Good Sunday morning all!  How about a bold, but glitzy birthday card!  I started with my pixie powders, Aubergine Dream and Plum Twist.  I applied the powders liberally, spritzed water, then used Cling film scrunched up over it and allowed it to dry overnight.  The cling film grabs the mica and you can see all the interesting patterns it makes.  I cut it with the Double Stitched Rectangles, then added a multi layered white frame around it.  I added the frame to a larger piece of white card that I covered with a sticky adhesive sheet.  I coated around the edges with Iced Snow (for the glitzy part) and left the centre and added my rectangle pixied frame.  I used a bit of the leftover pixie card and cut the Cosmos Flowers out of it.  I added white overlay outlines to them, then assembled the flowers.  I added the flowers in opposite corners and used the Lace Edged Leaves cut in white as accents.  I cut the Bold Happy Birthday in white and added a black shadow to it then glued it in the centre of the frame.  The card was completed with white and black mats and layers.   The finished dimensions are 7"  x  8 1/2" in size.    All for now,
Sue x

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hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue xx Hazel

Steph Cotterill said...

Ohh my word this is absolutely gorgeous I love the colours you've used and there's those lovely tell tale cling film patterns. I'd get so dizzy if I received a card like this and it would be mounted in a frame after a month or so of being free standing lol. There are times I make the odd card that make me smile but hand on heart Sue, the nicest have been CAS with your Noble Expression it needs very little else to make a beautiful card so thank you for helping us make the nicest CAS or otherwise with these dies.


Jan on the Fosse said...

Another gorgeous card Sue.
Jan x said...

Morning Sue.
Another stunner thank you.
Take care and stay safe Kitty.

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue,
We all need a little bit of glitz especially on a day like today as it's raining here in the N.E. But, let's not get too down as it's good for the gardens, or so they say!
Gorgeous coloured background draws your eye into the card. Love it, Sue. Thank you.
Hugs xxx Pauline

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful card, love the colours they mix so well. The cosmo flowers are so pretty too xx

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good Morning Sue.
You've done it again with the cling film haven't you. I absolutely love the background and the flowers with the Pixie Powders. The whole card is a delight.
Thank you.
Marie P.


Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, gorgeous pixied colour.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card. Love the pixie powdered background and the sparkle.

Barbara V

Clai01 said...

Oh agree with others the card looks just fantasticly gorgeous! x

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. I love this design and I think you did a video very similar at one time .... As I have made something like this before. I was very happy with the finished effect ..And sent it to a friend who was also thrilled to bits with it. So Thankyou Sue my best craft teacher. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone who needs them this morning.Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue love this card the colours you have used are fab thank you so much
Love always sue keep safe my dear friends xxxxx
June Horrocks xx

ahappycrafter50 said...

Really pretty. Love the pixie powder background.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonetts, what a fabulous blitzy sample today, I absolutely love it, just up my street this one is. I must have a go at it. Thank you so much for sharing and of course listing out how you created it. Would love to see a video of this one if possible too.

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

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card. Suitable for so many of my friends who love a bit of “sparkle”
Have a good day everyone
Karen xx

karenlotty said...

Ooh I can try this one as I have most of the dies!
Fabulous background Time to get the PP’s out to play

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
You have done it again Sue! Fabulous pixie powder colours with the plastic wrap, cosmos and bling, lots of bling - gotta love it !!
Muriel x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I agree with everyone the whole card is stunning. I love the colours and the sparkle.

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Wow what a stunning card today, I would frame this & hang it in pride of place forever. Yvonne xx

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous card today love the colours of the pixie powders and the sparkkle

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Hope you all have a good day and stay safe

Sharon C MK

CraftyCoffey said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours.


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a really beautiful card, love the colour and the design - the bold happy birthday is just a great die. Stunning. Sending best wishes

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Oh what a fabulous card the pixie piwdercolours are gorgeous Il9vd the glitz provided by the iced snow the pretty flowers and lacy leaves

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, absolutely beautiful colours on this background, I may have time to play a bit more today, so will try get ahead with cards for the rest of the year, definitely a technique to try. Take care and stay safe everyone. Bx

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue
Well this is a wonderful card you have made me want to get my pixie powders out and have a go at this one
I totally love it.
Please take care my friend
Theresa G

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this sparkly but quite CAS card. The pixie background is gorgeous and the Noble sentiment looks right at home taking centre stage. The Cosmos lovely as ever.


dj from kettering said...

A stunning card for this grey day, love the colours of
the pps, and the CAS look.

Stay safe,

Doreen x

Crafty Cruiser said...

The colours are so vibrant on this beautiful card. It has it all!
Doreen R

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card, love the pixie powder background but I’m ashamed to say that I still haven’t tried the cling film technique. The bold noble Happy Birthday Die must be the most used Die in my collection, I do love it

Love and hugs to everyone

Pawprintx4 said...

Very pretty card and with Pixies and Cosmos Flowers, it had to be a winner. I love it like everyone else here.
Have a wonderful Sunday to everyone. Stay safe and craft,
Stephanie K

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
yet another beautiful masterpiece. And I shall try it - always think of it but now you've convinced me totally.
Colours are B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

I love this bold and glitzy card. Great colours, and I love the cosmos flowers too.

Love Helen xxx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Spectacular card Sue x I love everything about it x the pixie colours you have used are lovely x thankyou Sue x
Stay safe and keep crafting x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

CraftyJo said...

Lovely, great background :)

ursula said...

Oh I just love this, everything about it is perfect from the beautiful pixie background to the flowers and to the glitzy bit around....the bold Happy Birthday just finishes it off perfectly, thank you Sue....luv Ursula xx

Suzzette Yandle said...

A stunning glitzy card design. Makes me want to play with pixies today. The Aubergine Dream and Plum Twist mix well together. And ofcourse I love purples. Your Laced Edged Leaves are one of my favorite leaves. Thanks for the inspiration. I hope I remember to put my gloves on before playing with the pixies. I am a messy crafter when it comes to pixies. LOL

Tressa said...

Beautiful example. Love the colour choice and design.


Jean Z said...

hi sue lovely card . love Jean Z xxxxx

Maria said...

Hi Sue
A fabulous card. Wonderful pixie colours together.
Anyone like a bit of bling for their birthday, don't we
Hugs to all, Maria x

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Love this card today. Great choice for the pixie powder colours and just the right amount of sparkle.

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Well of course I love this card - can’t go wrong with Pixie Powders - my favourite x
I really need to try the scrunch up cling film method x
Take care and stay safe everyone x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Marion Scott said...

Stunning card Sue and the colours are beautiful
Marion S x

sued99 said...

A stunning card. The colours are really beautiful. X

Betty McAlister said...

A gorgeous sparkly card Sue xx

Owlish said...

Another beautiful card great colours very effective
Owlish Xx

lindyloo12Somerset said...

Love the pixie powder flowers and background, the whole card looks so pretty!

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Missed this yesterday - stunning

Fikreta said...

Beautiful card.

Eunice Astle said...

This is a beautiful card Sue, love the pixie powders and the sparkly glitter on the background!

CCM said...

Beautiful card.I have this bold sentiment and all I can say is: if you don't have it ,buy it. It is so easy to make a card in no time using this sentiment. And if you use pixie powders to create unique backgrounds,the success is guaranteed.

Hugs from Toronto to you all.
Stay safe and healthy.

Dawn Holben said...

OH WOW This is absolutely gorgeous. I so love those colours. x

Sandra said...

I really like the sparkle on this card. It’s fun and makes me smile. Awesome card!

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