Sunday, 16 October 2011

Happy 30th Jen

This is for my brother's
girlfriend who turns 30 today!
She is a wonderful person
and is very special to all of us!
My kids adore her.

I have used Basic Grey dps.
Image from  Solocosmo  coloured with Promarkers.
 Marianne Design and Nellie Snellen
dies used to create birds
and floral tops to box sides.
Sticky gems, ribbon from stash
and Prima flowers.

I'd like to share this with
Daring cardmakers - A little bird told us
Crafty Ribbons - Ribbons and lace
Anything goes challenge - Die cuts/punches
Top Tip Tuesday - Use designer papers
(mine are Basic Grey Porcelain)
Marianne Designs - Dying to diecut


  1. What a beautiful creation and a lovely tribute to someone who you all adore. This is a terrific welcome into the world of the 30's. Nicely done and all your embellishments are amazing!

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    And remember, if you have a TIP you’d like to share with us crafters, just write it up in your post and then add TIP by your entry name and you’re eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well.
    Lisa xx

  2. This is simply wonderful - well not so simple I imagine - I just love the colours you have used.
    Your Brother's girl friend will be absolutely delighted I'm sure.
    Vee xx

  3. Oh wow Claire I bet Jen is going to flip when she receives that exploding box its stunning. hugs Shirleyxxx

  4. This is stunning, love the colours and all your detail. she will love it. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  5. Wow, all I can say is, STUNNING creation!!!!

  6. Simply stunning, who wouldn't love to receive this! It must have taken an age to create with all the detail you've added. Thanks for joining us at Daring Cardmakers this week!

  7. I love all those birdcages, as well as the birds!

    That is a very special piece and hope she treasures it as much as you appreciate her.

  8. This is adorable - so pretty and so much love put into it too - What a perfect gift.

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week for our 'Designer Paper' Challenge.
    Don't forget next week you could win another prize by linking up a Top Top in your post - just add (TIP) after your name when you link :)

    Carol x

  9. Hi Claire, this is super, lovely gift with that added special touch for a very special person in your lives! Ruby x

  10. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    hugs Tessa & Anke

  11. A very lovely project. thanks for joining in with The Daring

    "A Little Bird..." challenge this week,

  12. What a great gift,very pretty !!!!

    Peggy xxx

  13. Love, love, love this! Fantastic project! Thanks for plying with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs!

  14. WOW! Your card is just amazing! Love the colors, and the folding and coloring and.... ok I just love it all! :)
    Thanks for playing with us this week at Marianne Designa Divas. Hugs Kattiz