Tuesday, December 18, 2012

A Christmas Birthday.

I wanted to make a card for the The Doc's Aunt whose Birthday falls at christmas time that had an element of  Christmas to it but was still distinctly a Birthday card. She loves Poinsettias so I kept the rest of the card  CAS  with  no added sparkle or glitter. Hope I have pulled it off.
 

 I used plain white card stock that I embossed using my Scor - Pal to create the lines. (A little Pixie taught me this! Thanks Di.) The sentiment is from a stamp set that I gave the same embossed line treatment to. The die used is called Blooming Poinsettia by Poppystamps and is a complete joy to use. The flowers and leaf cut cleanly and are not left sticking to your cutting plates.  Below is a close up of just the flowers.
 
 
Entering into the following:
Seize the Birthday: Linky Party #1
 

 
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Celebration.
Less is More: Anniversary.
Make it Monday Party: Linky party #120
Bearly Mine: Winter Birthdays
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27 comments:

  1. Lovely card and those embossed lines finish it so nicely.

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  2. OMG!! Mrs A.........Your card is absolutely beautiful Stunning Poinsettia, layout and well just everything about it is wonderful xx

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  3. This is gorgeous Mrs A, and as my Birthday is Christmas Day it is a perfect Seasonal card, I would love to recieve it.
    Debbiex

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  4. Scrummy flowers Mrs A - your relative will love it.

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  5. Definitely pulled off! This is a fabulous die and your card is beautiful! Hugs, Lesley

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  6. Loved the way you used the scorpal to give a door effect
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    soniasv@rediffmail.com

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  7. Simply gorgeous! Love those poinsettias and the scoring on this beautiful card. I have to make cards for several birthdays right around Christmas and this would be perfect for them.
    Thanks for joining our Linky Party at Seize the Birthday!
    Lynn

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  8. you not only pulled it off you rocked it!!! :)

    So glad you joined us for our first link party on Seize the Birthday.
    Looking forward to seeing you for our first challenge in Jan :)

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  9. Great idea to use the score pal that way. I am going to try this!!!
    You pulled it off for sure. The poinsettia is lovely on this CAS card.

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  10. OMG Mrs A - this is stunning! Love the flowers and the scoring is a perfick finishing touch. I think I beat you for being up late - look at the time!!!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  11. This is such a beautiful and elegant card Valery Anne ! The poinsettias are gorgeous ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  12. Perfect Christmas-y birthday card :) Love those poinsettias, they're GORGEOUS!

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  13. awesome...love those blooms and your scoring!

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  14. What a perfect poinsettia - bet The Doc's Aunt will love the card, it's beautiful x

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  15. Very pretty and very elegant Mrs A...perfick for the occasion :) Donna ♥ x

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  16. Very pretty card, I love your poinsettia's.

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  17. Beautiful card, so elegant, love the scoring detail.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  18. What a festive card! I love the layered flowers! :)

    Check out my card for the Seize The Birthday Link Party here - http://cookieadventures.blogspot.sg/2012/12/linky-party-seize-birthday.html

    Thanks,
    Jenny (Wifey Cookie)

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  19. Beautiful card. Love the Poinsettias and the scoring.

    Thank you for your nice comments on my blog

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  20. Pretty poinsettias!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  21. Hi
    I saw you on MIM and came to take a closer look. Love your C&S card. Great poinsettias too.
    Michaela xx

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  22. What a lovely card...I have just been enlightened to scoring your card too, I think it looks so effective and your card just proves that.

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  23. Fabulous CAS birthday card. I love it. The scoring brings an elegance to the card, well done. Thank you for joining us at BearlyMine Challenges this time. Jackie x

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