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Nov 12, 2022

Handmade Card for 80th Birthday

Hello and welcome! 

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 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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brenda said...

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

B x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

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

Amy Johnson said...

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

Mervi said...

Bold numbers, fabulous card;-))m

Donna Walls said...

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

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

Sarn said...

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

ScrappyHorses said...

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

Judy McKay said...

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

Judy McKay said...

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

tilly said...

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

Linby said...

A wonderful bold design.

Rose Andrew said...

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

Pauline C said...

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

Lovely said...

The card is beautiful!

Aunty Sue said...

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

corysnana said...

WH=hat a fabulous and special card for a special birthday!! Love the extra embellishments!! Thanks for playing along with our Let's Craft & Create Challenge this month. Cathy LC&C DT

Maria Luisa- scrap said...

Es una tarjeta preciosa!!
Gracias por unirte a The Corrosive Challenge (DT)

Maria Nicotra Tinyworks said...

Thank you for joining us at challenge Le Ann's World 101 Challenge
DT Maria

Suze said...

Great card Ellibelle. Thank you for entering the Celebrate The Simple Things Challenge at Path of Positivity.