Oct 3, 2021

Hooray, It's Your Special Day - Handmade Card

Well, I completely forgot to publish this post on time, but better late than never! And I still need to update some into here but thought I'd better get it posted before completing all the details which can take some time.

First Sunday of the month means we have a new theme at Stamping Sensations! For October we selected "Animals, Birds and Bugs", a fun and easy one with many options and hope you'll play along with us for a chance to win the prize from Stamp Addicts, a £25 store voucher to their shop.

I made a celebration themed card for today using a cute mouse image from the Penny Black set Birthday Critters.


Stamped with Versafine Onyx ink on Bristol Vellum paper and then colored with Zig Clean Color markers. A simple Nestabilities circle die has been used to cut out the image then trimmed off part of the circle.


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These papers I've had forever and I still had my paper piercing template out from a recent card so I added some piercing along the bottom edge. For some extra interest I used a stapler on both sides of the paper but decided it was too much so I tied some mustard colored ribbon onto the right side staples to hide them somewhat. 

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Sweet Wishes, and I added another one inside the card from the same set along with a cute mouse from the set Critter Fun and a strip of matching paper:


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20 comments:

  1. It's a really eye catching design Ellie, you do have a great way of giving a card a different look in your own unique style.

    B x

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  2. Such an adorable card. I know my kitties would like to meet him. lol Anesha x

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  3. Oh yes I do love this little cutie fab fun image a super make
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  4. Another really cute and fun card Ellie
    Pauline x

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  5. Oh how sweet is this card Ellie - love your treatment of the circle.
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. I really like the fresh contemporary design on this card and the cute CAS inside too.

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  7. Thanks for joining 613 Avenue Create. Anesha

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  8. So very cute...
    Thank you so much for joining in with us at 613 Avenue Create..hope you will play along again..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Adorable card, super design! And just love that mouse!!

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  10. Such a cute card! Love it!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  11. Two fabulous creations, I love the designs Ellie, really cute.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  12. Fabulous cards!

    Thanks for joining us at International Art and Soul!

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  13. A fabulous card Ellie, it's a great design and I love the cute inside too.
    Avril xx

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  14. This is so beautiful. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  15. A beautiful Card, Thanks for sharing it with us at the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

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  16. Lovely and sweet card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
    Hugs

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  17. This is so cute Ellie. Thank you for sharing with us over here at The Creative Crafters Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Wendy DT Member for https://creativecrafterschallenge.blogspot.com/

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