Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Champagne Birthday


The house is mine, all mine.  :-)  Yes, everyone has gone back to school and work. 
Now it is so (too) very quiet....never happy hey!

Another card for my April Swaps over at Craftmad.  I found a template for this card in one of the magazines my Mum had given me.  I cut the shape out using Bazzill card - Parakeet. Then I cut some gold foil out for the top section of the card and embossed the cork line.  I cut some strips from my Celebrate Dandelion Wishes patterned paper.  I wrapped this around the bottle then created the seal by using my circle Spellbinder.  The top layer is a bronze foil which I embossed free hand by drawing swirls on the back.  Next I needed a label so I added another piece from the patterned paper and printed out my own label  on the computer.  Once again I had to create my own envelop....this one was a little more challenging as I had to use an envelope I had here as a template and adjust the sizing.

Don't forget tonight over at Craftmad is the Create and Chat night.  Kaye will be talking everyone through the making of a Circle Album.  Material List here and Times here.

A couple of challenges I would like to enter:



12 comments:

  1. awesome card, I love the champagne bottle!

    You did this fantastically! All teh details are there, way to go!

    Enjoy your peace and quiet!

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  2. wow you have been so busy in the last time! Your cards are all so beautiful.
    Best wishes Ilo

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  3. Hello, Thank you for coming to visit my blog. It was a lovely surprise!
    I love your birthday card, it looks like a true celebration. I think it would also be a card that is good for a male or female.

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  4. what a great card - perfect for any celebration
    Thanks for joining us at Make it monday
    Lisa x
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

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  5. Great celebratory card! And your too funny....too loud when the house is full and too quiet when everyone is gone! :P

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  6. Very clever-love the gold foiling really makes it look real.
    Linbyx

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  7. Very clever card Merry! Hope you are still enjoying your piece and quiet lol! Take careX:)

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  8. Super creation hun!
    Thanks for playing at the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, good luck with the draw!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  9. This is a great card!! Now all you have to do is attach it to a real bottle LOL.

    I hope all is well with you.

    Talk to you soon.
    Alisha
    P.S. I'm glad you liked the gift I made for my sewing instructor. She hung it up in her classroom :-)

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  10. Hi

    Very clever!! This card looks fantastic. Very creative.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :-)

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  11. this is my kind of card with a bottle on lol thanks for joining us at SFC good luck
    GIll xx

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  12. Great card, great bottle! Thanks for taking part in the SFC xx

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