Sunday, 17 November 2013

Simply Square

I'm usually the last person to enter the CD Sunday Challenge, rushing to get it blogged by 1pm, but this week I've managed to enter the day the theme was announced! The theme is Simply Square and today I've been busy finishing a card someone asked me to make for them. A work colleague asked me to make a card for her daughter's 50th birthday which is in December. When I asked what her daughter liked she told me she was quite trendy and was 'one of those people who liked a glass of wine with her evening meal'! I decided to use an image and papers from the Crafters' Companion Frou Frou Cd rom. I have both the CD rom and the Craft Artist digi kits so I played around with them in Craft Artist.


The '50' was also created in CA and I made the hatpins myself while watching Strictly last night.


The dies I've used are Cheery Lynn French Flair Doily Stacker (2 sizes), Cheery Lyn Dec Lace Corner and Sizzix Mini Paper Rosette. The largest pink Centura pearl mat was embossed using a Stamposaurus Stencil.
Confession time! I made a huge mistake when sticking the pink and white layers to the card. I had the card facing the wrong way and the crease is now at the top. I'm taking the card to work tomorrow to show her and if she wants it changed to a side opening I'll have to cut the front off and glue it to a new card blank. Fingers crossed that she likes it as it is!
I came second with the above card.

8 comments:

  1. Great card Pamela and so quick off the mark this week, I was surprised to see your name on day one!
    Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday again this week.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  2. A beautiful card Pamela. Your hat pins are fab-u-lous darling.
    Thank you for joining in this week.
    Beryl xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  3. I love those lacy dies and well done on making the hat pins they are the perfect finishing touch.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  4. I love this Pamela and good to see you at the 'front' instead of bringing up the 'rear. Thanks for joining us this week.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  5. Hi Pamela. What a surprise - but a good one. You seem to have some lovely dies - many that I haven't seen used before. Your Doily stacker looks interesting. Love the hatpins.
    Thank you for joining in with us again.
    Hugs Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  6. Beautiful card, love the idea of using hat pins
    Margaret

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  7. Fab card, love the rosette and the dies, thanks for sharing at CD Sunday x

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  8. So Beautiful Pamela, I love your layered dies and fabulous embellishments. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.

    Sue T x
    CD Sunday DT

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