Friday, February 28, 2014

Floral Birthday

Hi, Fellow Crafters!

Today I made a birthday card for a very sweet family member. Her birthday is in about 3 1/2 weeks, but I have been thinking about the composition for some time now, and wanted to move forward with it.

I cut a negative frame by using a Cricut cartridge, cut the paper to size, then ran it through an embossing folder. Another piece of white paper was run through a lattice die, which was attached to the back of the embossed frame; then to the back of that was attached some multi-colored, glittery paper. 

A corner embellishment was die cut and placed in the upper left hand corner; flowers were punched, along with foliage punches and dies and placed around the frame, and in the center of each flower is a liquid pearl. The sentiment was printed from my computer and backed with blue paper; both the sentiment and the backing were trimmed with a small corner rounder punch; they were mounted with pop dots. A little yellow butterfly with three liquid pearls along the body finishes the card. It is also coated with gold glitter glue.

Tools used:
  • Cricut:  Elegant Edges Cartridge
  • Spellbinders:  Fancy Lattice
  • Cuttlebug: Swiss Dots EF
  • Cheery Lynn:  Lace Corner Deco B, Mini Fanciful Flourish
  • Memory Box:  Pippi Butterfly
  • Paper Studio:  Small Flower Punch
  • Small Corner Rounder Punch
  • Martha Stewart: Five Leaf Punch
  • Liquid Pearls 
  • Gold Glitter Glue
  • Multi-colored Glitter Paper (Michael's)

Here is the card:

I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Mar 02 Crafting from the Heart - Use Flowers 3E #2
Mar 02 613 Avenue Create - AG UE
Mar 04 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #3
Mar 05 Crafty Girls Challenges - AG 3E #2 
Mar 06 Card Makin' Mamas - Layers  2E #1
Mar 06 Crafty Catz - AG 3E #1
Mar 06 Jo's Scrap Shack - Flowers 3E #1
Mar 06 Sister Act Card Challenge - AG UE
Mar 10 Creative Moments - AG/Swirls and Pearls 3E #1
Mar 13 LOC - Use Die Cuts UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, God's highest and best to you today and every day.

Many rich blessings,
Ginny B.

Romans 10:9-11
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT


  1. Such a bright card.
    Thanks for joining us at CMM.

  2. Such a lovely card, love the bright colours and feeling of Spring, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments
    Alex x

  3. Thank you for joining the Left Of Centre Creative Challenges for our current fortnightly challenge "Diecuts".

    Wow wow wow what a fantastically bright card!!! Love the bright elements over the white diecut backing! So much to look at and appreciate.

    I hope you will join us for more of our future challenges, as well as other events we have coming up.
    We have a new Facebook group, where you can find more details of our challenges and DT. We hope you can join: feel free to invite your friends.

    <3 & hugs
    Lisa xxxx LOC DT Member

  4. Very colorful card! Love the lattice! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls Challenges!

  5. Hi, A beautiful card and image, love the colours too. Thank you for joining us for challenge 12 at Crafty Girls Challenges good luck and we hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs Erin DT and Co Owner

  6. Your bright colorful background makes me swoon!! Thanks so much for joining us at Jo' Scrap Shack!

  7. What a bright, cheerful birthday card. Your family member is sure to love it! Thanks for visiting our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.

  8. Wow, what an amazing card! I love the lattice, the flowers look fab, and I love the glittery, colorful background! Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

  9. A lovely card. I like the bright cherry colours and the lovely design

  10. Such a cheerful card. I love hte colour combo. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

  11. Fantastic!! Thanks for joining us at Left of Center this fortnight! Be sure to join us again on the 7th of March for our Anything Goes Anniversary Challenge and we'd love to see you in our Facebook group too - Thanks for sharing! mo dt coordinator xxx

  12. love your bright card,great embossing and dies-thanks for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

  13. This is such a gorgeous, bright and bold card...Love the lay-out and colors you incorporated! We are so blessed you joined us last week at our Word Art Wednesday Challenge and hope you'll join us again this week. Leaving you with God's Word in Psalm 16:8 which says, "I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken." God bless, always!

    JO ANN


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