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


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

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

  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.

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

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

  6. Loved the way you used the scorpal to give a door effect
    Dr Sonia

  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!

  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 :)

  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.

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  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

    Jenny (Wifey Cookie)

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

    Thank you for your nice comments on my blog

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

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

  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.

  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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