Thursday, 24 February 2011

Happy 40th Birthday

A fancy Gatefold card approx 20cms x 20cms
I really enjoy working this big!

Using Basic Grey Kioshi papers and bird
Basic Grey sticky alphas
Basic Grey felt flower(top right)

The fabric flowers I have created myself in part
by taking apart sprays of artificial flowers
from my local garden centre
and adding fancy brads to centre.

Foliage cut from bits of leftover kioshi Basic Grey papers.

Ribbon with charm and also a small
handmade flower.

I'd like to share this with
Creative Belli Blog - felt or fabric
(I've used both although the felt flower is new-
the fabric ones are maybe more what you have in mind)
Creative Cottage - fabulous florals
Forgotten Scraps - spring or flowers
The Sisterhood of crafters - ribbons/brads
The Latte Lounge - 4B' s (thanks Jen)


  1. Such lovely colours, great card Claire! Hugs Anesha

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  3. Well you've really gone big on this one. It's beautiful and what a clever use of the flowers.

  4. Wow, this is lovely Claire!!!
    beautifully crafted flowers!

  5. Job -- well done!!! Love the creative use of the flowers and brads and how they coordinate so well with your papers! Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

  6. Claire - beautiful card! I love all the embellishments. Your card would be perfect in my 4Bs challenge at The Latte Lounge - you only need 3 of 4 Bs.

    I hope you'll join us!


  7. Just dropping by to check out your great card! Thanks for playing along in the "Spring or Flowers" challenge at Forgotten Scraps. ;D

  8. Great project, the flowers are so pretty! Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage! Shelly x

  9. What a fabulous job of the challenge! Your gatefold card is fantastic and the ribbon & brads & flowers are gorgeous. Lovely job!