Nov 12, 2022

Handmade Card for 80th Birthday

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It's time already for a new theme at Allsorts challenge and it's Lorraine's turn to host. She chose the theme of "Add a Number" but it's optional so you are welcome to join us with all of your new crafty makes for a chance to win! This week we have a £15 store voucher from Stamp Addicts  for one lucky winner!


I made a card for a special milestone birthday using shiny numeral chipboard stickers as the focal point. I've had this Alphabet/Number chipboard sticker set for a while, you may find something similar at your local craft store otherwise there are also some options available here at Scrapbook.com or at Amazon.  


I added some stars on the background using a retired stamp set and die set in shades of blue and green. The edges were inked with a Versamark ink pad then I sprinkled copper embossing powder onto the versamark ink to heat emboss with a heat tool. The copper embossing powder was a perfect match for the chipboard stickers.


The birthday sentiment is part of a Penny Black critter set, I like this font for masculine cards. A retired die from Whimsy stamps was used to cut it out. I like the style of this die as it's made for sliding ribbon (or a paper strip) through the slots for a little extra detail.

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16 comments:

  1. A perfect statement card for special Birthday Ellie, sure it will be well received.

    B x

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  2. A fabulous masculine card design, the embossing around the border creates a lovely interesting detail too.
    Lorraine

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  3. 80 is quite the milestone to reach these days with all the "sudden or unexpected" deaths of young people going on. Great card!

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  4. Bold numbers, fabulous card;-))m

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  5. Fabulous birthday card for a very special recipient. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Funday Challenge.
    Donna xx
    The Paper Funday Challenge
    The Inspiration Station Challenge

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  6. Oh what a beauty Ellie - love the copper for a masculine card, and I love how you have embossed the edges
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. Brilliant fun card for a young at heart 80 year old! Xxx

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  8. Such a wonderful celebration! Great masculine birthday for any age! Thanks for sharing with us at Path of Positivity! ~Katrina

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  9. Lovely card. to celebrate such an important birthday. Thank you for joining us at A Place to Start this month. Hope to see back here again soon. Judy DT

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  10. I am back wearing another hat. Stunning birthday card. Thank you for joining us at Through the Craft Room Door this month. Hope to see back here again soon. Judy DT

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  11. a really special card, thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz challenge, Tilly

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  12. Awesome card .. love the boldness
    Thank you for joining us at LeAnn's World 101 Challenge
    Good Luck
    Rose DT

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  13. Beautiful milestone birthday card Ellie - the bold shiny numbers really pop against your background!
    Pauline xx

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  14. The card is beautiful!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  15. what a perfect card and thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz this week

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