This is a card I made last year for one of my daughter’s friends. Ponies are simply too popular to ignore for 6 year old girls, lol!
For this card I used the colours Concord Crush and Blushing Bride – I really love these new In Colors! I did my usual – I masked the pony and sponging a background on which I then stamped the butterflies, grass and flowers. For the sky, I sponged the colour Bashful Blue and the grass with Pear Pizzazz. I used my blender pens to colour in the pony from my ink pads and I stamped the sentiment using White Craft ink. This gorgeous pony card was then finished off with three rhinestone brads in the top left hand corner.
Have you noticed I love this stamp set? lol! Well, at least I know the little girls who I make these cards for love it!! This one was for another school friend of my daughter’s 🙂
I’ve used the cardstock Elegant Eggplant and Pretty in Pink. Plus the inks White Craft, Black Staz On, Elegant Eggplant, Pacific Point, Pink Pirouette and Certainly Celery. I wheeled the standard Dreams wheel in White Craft over the Elegant Eggplant cardstock (love the white on Eggplant!) and then I sponged on the pony’s background using the Pacific Point, Pink Pirouette and Certainly Celery. I stamped the pony in Black Staz On and then cut out her out and coloured her in using my blender pens and ink pads. A touch of two-way glue and Dazzling Diamonds sparkled her up!
The butterfly was made by using the Big Shot with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder and then the Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die – a little bit of two-way glue, a touch of Dazzling Diamonds and a little bling and away she flies!
And a close up of the sentiment, using the Oval and Scallop Oval punch with some non-SU bling.
This is a card I made for a Sticky Cut Letters class – I do love Sticky Cut Letters with glitter! I’m saving this card for a special girl’s birthday 🙂
But Sticky Cut Letters will retire in a couple of days and you won’t be able to buy them again 😦 And they’re half price at the moment!! I’ve added a gorgeous pink Fine Super Nova glitter to this number 8 – doesn’t it bling?!!
I masked the balloons from Big Bold Birthday too (also 50% off) – it will retire in a couple of days too!
The cardstock I’ve used is Regal Rose, Real Red and Whisper White and, to these colours in the inks, I’ve also used Pink Pirouette. I adore the way the filigree and rhinestone brad finish off the bow 🙂
On the weekend my daughter was invited to a school friend’s birthday party. My Bella met birthday-girl Bella by chance at a local park before they even started school, so it’s lovely for Bella to be invited to Bella’s 6th birthday! This is the card I made for her:
It’s hard to believe no one will be able to buy Perfect Plum from Stampin’ Up! anymore after the end of this month (if not sooner!). And I’d forgotten how lovely a colour it is. For this card I used Perfect Plum, Pale Plum and Certainly Celery (and some retired Certainly Celery DSP).
Although we’ll have no more Perfect Plum come September, SNEEK PEEK we will have this gorgeous butterfly – a Big Shot Bigz Die – Beautiful Butterflies. I sponged the edge of the butterfly with Perfect Plum ink and edged it with Dazzling Diamonds. A few pearls finished it off.
I think I love this pony as much as my daughter! There are so many variations to make with her that I must keep making more cards to try more combinations! For this pony, I stamped in Basic Black ink and the used my blender pens to colour in the main and tail with Perfect Plum, Pale Plum and Certainly Celery inks. I then cut the pony out and stuck her on a sponged background (Bashful Blue and Certainly Celery) with dimensionals.
The sentiment is also from Pony Party and I stamped it in Perfect Plum and punched it out using the Word Window punch. I punched out a piece of Pale Plum cardstock with the Large Oval punch and sponged the edges with Perfect Plum ink. Then I punched out a piece of Perfect Plum cardstock and layered them together. Three pearls finished off the sentiment.
I really loved how this card turned out. I based it off a card I’d made earlier here, but I really love this colour combination! If you love it too, please email me asap to order your Perfect Plum before it’s gone forever!!
I’m sorry I’ve been slack in posting the past month. I have been working hard to finish the first draft of my novel – and I finished it last night! Now, I’ll put it down for a while, let it percolate, and revisit it in a month to begin the hard slog of editing and polishing it. Until then, I’m cardmaking with abandon!! There will be lots more posts in the coming month 🙂
A few weeks ago, my daughter received her very first invitation in Kindergarten. And she was so lucky – it was from one of her best friends!
So this is the card we made for her. Bella helped pick the colours (it had to be pink, pink, pink!), and then she stamped all the inside of the card. I’m so sorry, I forgot to take a photo of the inside!
The pinks Bella chose are Pink Pirouette and Pixie Pink. I was surprised that she picked Lovely Lilac for the little flower! It’s been a while since I’ve used my Sticky Cut Letters – I forget how cool they are with the Fine Supernova Glitter! Love the “J” for the birthday girl’s name 🙂
The stamp sets we used are Big Bold Birthday, Short & Sweet and Best Friends Numbers (retired).