Monday, June 7, 2010

90th Birthday Cards (Swing Card and Bugaboo)




Here is the swing card I made in my last post to which I have added some roses. This was a suggestion from Kylie over at Kylie's Craft Corner. Thanks Kylie, I was so happy that I actually had these coloured roses in my collection and it just finishes the card off nicely.

Now my friend that requested a card for her 90 year old Grandmother is so full of life and fun. I thought that maybe she would like a card that was a bit less Grandmotherly. Thought this was a wonderful excuse to buy a Bugaboo image that I see Cheryl over at My Cardmaking Haven playing with all all the time. Bugaboo have such fun images I did buy two and I am sure I will return in the future.

I think this is a really fun card. I have used a pre scored metallic white card from Blue Edge Crafts for the base card. Mauve Bazzill Bling and I layered the image up on some wonderful silver glitter paper (both from BE Crafts). The greetings I printed out on my computer and backed with green card and finished the card with three square bling. I coloured the image with my watercolour pencils and aqua pen. Also added a touch of Dimensional Magic to the glasses and the balloon. My friend loved them both and ended up buying both. :-)

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards Merry, love the soft subtle colours on your first card and did have a giggle at your second, must get some of these images, take careX:)

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  2. These are great, really pretty!!!

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  3. Of course your friend bought both, they're beautiful. Honoured to be able to help such a talented lady Merry and thanks for the recognition! The roses were a nice touch!

    Kylie ox

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  4. Great cards!! Such a neat technique that swing card is and those roses really do set the card off nicely!

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  5. Great cards - I love that image for a 90th card-fab!
    Linbyx

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  6. Wonderful cards,Merry!
    Hugs Swaani

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  7. Love this card. Such great colors.

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  8. The roses are PERFECT!!! really sets it off. Great job on both.

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  9. What amazing cards! Love them! I've never seen a swing card before - really gorgeous!

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