Tuesday, 1 January 2013

21st Birthday

Happy New Year everybody!!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year and enjoyed the break. I am looking forward to seeing lots  more inspiration from everybody!

I had intended to do no crafting over the holiday but then realised that my niece would be celebrating her 21st birthday on January 6th. Since I was going up to the north east to spend a few days with my family I  decided it made sense to make her card so that I could leave it, together with her gift, with her parents.  Probably a safer option than trusting jewellery in the post!

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I used a Kanban topper and sentiment label and lined the card both inside and out with contrasting Kanban card stock. I made the front a short fall so the the inside was partially visible. I computer generated the sentiment and die cut it using Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles . I really love these dies! I then just added a few teal coloured pearls from my stash. The lighting is not good I'm afraid because the card stock is a beautiful rich teal and that doesn't come over at all.

Well, that's it for today. here's hoping I can get back into the discipline of crafting again. I've been having a wonderful time off, but to be honest I will actually be glad to get back to normality again - or what passes for normality in the Harrop household!!

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful creatons in 2013!

With love from Christine xx

17 comments:


  1. Christine A Happy New Year to you and John. You have stsrted 2013 with a beautiful card your niece will love it. Look forward to seeing all your lovely makes through out the year. Hazel

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  2. Fabulous card ^_^
    Beautiful image and lovely color dear Christine^_^
    Happy new year^_^
    Big hug,
    Sonia

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  3. Happy New Year Chistine!

    Your card is gorgeous. I love the image and beautiful papers

    I hope you have a good day

    Sue

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  4. Georgeous card, I am sure she will love it. My niece also has a birthday on the 6th. Have a wonderful year and enjoyable crafting. xx Flora

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  5. HAPPY NEW YEAR Christine.
    Beautiful card love the image.

    What Is Normal.............??
    Have a Great Day

    Patricia xx

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  6. Hi Christine,
    Happy New Year. Wonderful card I bet your niece will be soooooo
    pleased with it.
    I too like the rectangle die, me thinks I must add that to the long list of must haves. lol.
    Have a wonderful crafty New Years Day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  7. Happy New Year Christine and what a lovely card to start the New year off with..

    Anne

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  8. Happy New Year Christine, bet your niece will love it. I am in the process of sorting out dies and card to start my crafting new year. I have made a New Year Resolution to gather everthing I need to make a card before I begin as I tend to spend a lot of time looking for what i need. See long that lasts. X x x

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  9. Happy New Year Christine! Fab card, your niece will love it... Carole Z xx

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  10. Awww she will love this Christine its lovely happy new year hun xxxx

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  11. Happy New Year to you and John! I love your card Christine, those blues are so beautiful. I am sure she will adore this one. Hope you are enjoying yourselves.

    Hugs to you and thanks for all your great comments over the past months.

    Sue Pxxx

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  12. Beeldschone kaart Christine, en prachtige kleuren. beeldschoon. Ik wil jouw ook het allerbeste wensen voor 2013.
    Lieve groetjes janie

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  13. Prachtige kaart Christine.
    Ik wens jou ook een gelukkig, gezond en creatief 2013.

    Groetjes Karla

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  14. Happy New Year Christine x x x Your card is Fabulous I love that image & design... Hugs May x x

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  15. Such a great design and love the image :) Happy 2013!

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  16. What a beautiful card ,Happy new Year .Melanie

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  17. Hi dearest friend
    This is beautiful and I love the colour scheme. I have never used Kanban diecuts but must admit they look stunning and produce quality products.
    Big hugs Linda xx

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