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Saturday, 22 February 2014

Happy Birthday Dad



Hi Everyone, This is my second attempt to write my blog as I have just lost all that I had written on my laptop, which has just come back from being sorted for the second time. SCREAM ! So I am sorry but this will just be mainly a photo post as I have a few things to do today.

Firstly, Thanks to Rita for the inspiration on her blog here to make one of these cards. It was a delight to make. You will get instructions how to make one here .





Its my Dads Birthday this weekend and I decided to make a Garden card for him. I do hope you like it and if there is anything you want to know about techniques please drop me an email. I do love too share my tips. 









                               





 
 Various close up views showing more 
of the detail.  


My flower started off as a white piece of cardstock






As you can see here the card folds up neatly then springs out to create this wonderful Garden !




 
Here I have shown the hinge die cut out then after applying my techniques to produce this wonderful finish.

Hope you all have a lovely weekend.

 Julie x



I would like to enter this into :

Cheery Lynn - Shaped Card Challenge

Crafty Little Fairies - One for the Boys Challenge

That Craft Place - Make or Alter a box Challenge

Cheery Lynn dies used :
Blackeyed Susan Strip B338, Flourish Leaf Strip B178, Hinges B399, French Lattice Frame small, FRM 132.




13 comments:

  1. Your garden card is beautiful, I just love the little picket fence running around the rim and the way you have added the grasses to the edge pieces - such lovely finishing touches. Very clever and very beautiful. Anne x

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  2. This is wonderful...a work of art!! Thanks ever so much for joining us at Crafty Little Fairies this week and Good Luck!! Sarah

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  3. Wonderful creation for you Dad, I am sure he will love it. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  4. Beautiful project..Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place..Hugz Gayle xx

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  5. That is so frustrating for you.
    This is stunning, honestly your Dad will be overcome with emotion when he receives this. This is what I call a gift from the heart because there is so much love been put into its creation. Wonderful detailing.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  6. Beautiful, I'll bet your Dad loved it
    Thanks for playing along with That Craft Place
    Anne x

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  7. Hello Juliz. Your creation looks stunning and the attention to detail is fantastic. I can see h ow much you enjoyed making this. Hope your Dad had a great birthday and I bet he will treasure your card in a box. Hugs Rita xxxx

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  8. Totally fabulous Julie - bet your Dad was thrilled, mowed over even (sorry!) with this.Saw one over at Ritas and it's a terrific idea. Love your grass, the little picket fence and all the detailing. Have a good week to come. Nicola x

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  9. Wow what a stunning make Julie…I believe you put a lot of work in this creation and I also believe your dad will be more than happy with it...again stunning!! Greetings from Slovenia

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  10. Fabulous creation - and the finish on that hinge really is wonderful. Just gorgeous!
    Alison x
    Ta-daah!!

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  11. This is stunning. Such a beautiful design and full of gorgeous detailing.
    Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge this week.
    Sue xx

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  12. It is beautiful. I like it a lot :)
    I shall try to make this card too :)

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  13. WOW WOW WOW absolutely awesome box full of spring happiness, thank you so much for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kezzy xxx

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Thanks for visiting, I love to read your comments so I know you have stopped by and look forward to visiting your blog.

Julie x

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