Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A Special 70th!

I had to create a special 70th Birthday Card recently and this is what I came up with - a masculine trifold card.  

I used the Hero Arts Digital Kit - Sillyscape - printed it numerous times, cut it out, coloured sections, layered it, stamped 70 (digit stamps by Papermania) over one print out, cut out the numbers and coloured them to make the numbers "pop".  I adhered these to the base with foam squares - I forgot to take a side view of it before it was handed over!  The little hedgehog (hedgehopper) in the plane is by Penny Black and I coloured, fussy cut and added glossy accents to the hearts and goggles!.
The world is part of a digital stamp By LORi Designs - the little plane and boat are by PTI.  I coloured with copics and added the dotted line with white gel pen.
 Then the full "skyline" was revealed when the card was completely opened.
 I printed the message directly onto the clouds background (Hero Arts Digital kit!).
I layered some of the buildings for dimension and added glossy accents to the clock face.  I erased the message on the inside for privacy reasons (hope you understand).

Challenges
Come and Get it - More than one fold
Here Come the Boys - Birthdays Only
Pile it On - Anything but a Christmas Card
Simon Says Stamp and Show - A project with heart

Thanks for peeking.  Sorry I have been absent from blogland - hope to rectify that over the coming weeks.  Thanks so much for stopping by today - I really appreciate all your comments. 

13 comments:

Theresa said...

Wow! This is an incredible card, Deirdre!! So much work went into it, and I'm sure it was greatly appreciated by the recipient!! Thanks so much for blogging it!

Julie M said...

Deidre, this is the best card ever!! I just love it and I bet the recipient did too. I've got that sillyscapes stamp but have never used it, maybe I will soon!!

Julie xx

ANIA said...

Deidre, what a great idea for colouring only this parts of buildings, where number 70 is. I love this card :)
Warm hugs!!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous card, love how you have spotlighted the images on the front. Great design and layout. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Fabulous fold card!

Thanks for joining us at Come And Get Challenges!

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((¸¸.•´ ..•´ Shell~Alaska♥
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Dawn said...

just fabulous Deirdre. It is a really special card.

Woo said...

Wow what a super card Dierdre!! Love the scene you've created! Thanks for sharing and playing at Here Come The Boys! Woo xx

Elizabeth Allan said...

Three panels of pure artistic amazement!

Craftdee said...

What a fabulous card! It's perfect for the Birthdays Only challenge at Here Come The Boys
Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺

Emma said...

Fantastic card Deirdre, such an amount of work!

cbuswell said...

WOW, such an amazing card! Love it!

Mama Pea said...

that is pretty neat. Very impressive! I love it.

joy said...

Hi, Dierdre! Thanks for the heads up re: my win on Sarah's blog. I e-mailed her last night. Love your blog!

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