Sunday, March 10, 2013


This week's challenge at Seize the Birthday is to make a feminine birthday card, using this great sketch:

My colour choices were decided for me when I picked out Stampin' Up!'s Comfort Cafe Designer Series Paper to use .... LOVE the combination of Soft Suede, Cajun Craze and Very Vanilla.  Here's what I came up with:

Stamps: Everything Eleanor, Flowering Flourishes, Made for You
Card: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
DSP: Comfort Cafe and Cajun Craze Patterns Designer Series Papers
Ink: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake and Cajun Craze stampin' pads, Soft Suede and Cajun Craze markers
Other: Very Vanilla seam binding, Linen Thread, Basic Pearls, sponge daubers, paper snips, Window Frames collection framelits, Large Oval punch


  1. Another lovely card Christine! Love the tones in your flowers and accents and that they co-ordinate so beautifully with the

  2. This is beautiful Christine, I love what you have done with the ribbon looks so soft and feminine, so no doubt saying you nailed this challenge.
    Tam x
    PS Thanks for the Birthday wishes x

  3. Oh this is soooo pretty! Love how you've carried over the DSP colours to your flowers! The ribbon treatment is effective too!

  4. Beeeeeeautiful card!! I love the colors, the flowers and that lovely ribbon along the side!! Lovely work! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize The Birthday this week! :)

  5. Your card is so lovely, Christine!! Don't you just love Cajun Craze? It looks fantastic on the flowers and I love that dp too. I sound like an echo of the other commentors but that pleated ribbon with the twine on top is great as well! TFS!

  6. There is so much to like about this card, Christine. The ribbon treatment is great - love the softness of the ribbon and the rustic look of the twine. The colors are gorgeous, the layout is fantastic, the flowers are lovely. Great job!

  7. Gorgeous card Christine. I love the flowers - they look like suede and the colours are just perfect.