Happy 80th Birthday

My latest order saw me making a card for a special Nan who was turning 80.  I love the 1920's - 1930's era so I just had to find a digi stamp that I could use and came across this cutie from The Paper Shelter. She comes pre-coloured and outlined, plus with a background.  I chose to colour her myself in pretty shades of blue and accessorised with some tiny gems, some gloss on her shoes and a tiny prima flower that I cut into points and added a dot of Perfect Pearls.  I also used some Graphic 45 papers as they have an aged look about them.

Other points of interest: the sentiment is raised on 3D foam dots, the entire card is made from scraps of cardstock and the borders are all hand doodled by me.  The font is also a 1920's style font.
Here is a little close up of the image so you can see the colouring and the gloss a little easier.

I am entering the following challenges:
  1. Mojo Monday - Sketch  309
  2. Crazy 4 Challenges - Flowers & Pearls
  3. Sweet Stampin' - Got the Blues
  4. Digitally Sweet Challenges - Anything Goes
  5. The Paper Shelter - DT Call
  6. Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes
  7. Wags n' Whiskers - Ribbons & Bows
  8. Polkadoodles meets Studio 12 - Significant birthday
  9. Simply Create Too - Vintage or Old
  10. Card Crafters Circle - Portrait of a Woman
  11. CCEE Stampers - Birthday
  12. Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon
  13. Sentimental Sundays - Happy Birthday


Karen Wilson said...

Love this and you're right, it's the perfect image. I love the paper strips!! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Digitally Sweet!!

Debbie said...

Thank you for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin' with your lovely "Blue" card. Debbiex

Liz said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

Unknown said...

Very cute card, I love the digi and the tone of blue you picked! Thanks for playing along with the Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog & good luck!

Jennifer said...

How very sweet! Thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

sparklingblackrose said...

Ooh so sweet! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges, hope to see you again next week :-) Elaine DT-xxx-

Kimberly S said...

What a cutie she is, and such a pretty card too. Love your beautiful ribbon too! Thanks so much for joining us for the Wags n Whiskers Challenge. :) hugs, Kimberly

Gerda said...

What a lovely card! Love the cute image! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

DT-Member SCT

CraftygasheadZo said...

So sweet. Thanks for playing along with Polkadoodles. Take care Zo xx

alethea said...

Love this card! Beautiful colour! Thanks for joining us at Polka doodles! HUgsxx