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Saturday, 9 January 2010

Card for my Em's Birthday - 15!!!

No challenge but still my first card for 2010 - and again it's for my youngest daughter, Emily, who's 15 tomorrow! I stamped the image on watercolour paper with Distress Inks, then masked it and stamped over with the crackle background (Crafty Individuals) with Old Paper Distress Ink. The sentiment is from Autumn Leaves and the papers, which I've distressed are from DCWV Latte Stack. I got this from Quixotic Paperie, as I did the tulle. Rest of goodies are from my stash.



And here's the lovely lady herself, we went up to Oxford Street today and hit the sales for her birthday pressies - she bought this gorgeous little number from Top Shop to wear for a 'party' ( of 10) that she's having at the moment with her friends!! Ain't she just adorable!! Oh to be that slim again- not that I ever was!!

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15 comments:

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

Gorgeous card, Julie! Love it.

Your daughter looks lovely too, a very happy birthday to her!!

Pam said...

Happy Birthday Emily X Pam

Little K Smith said...

Hi Julie
WOW! This card is stunning! Love everything on it! Love your daughter's dress too, she looks fab in it, hope she has a great birthday.
Take care.
Kelly.x

Lesley at Grenouille Greetings said...

Your card is beautiful, Julie, as is my Goddaughter! But she should smile for the camera - she is even more beautiful when she smiles - it increases her face value! Loadsalove, Lesley

Chrissie said...

A beautiful card for a beautiful daughter, it also looks like you have a beautiful home too Julie!
Chrissie

Sue said...

Great card Julie, bet your daughter loved it, she looks lovely, Sue x

yvonne said...

What a beautiful card. Great colours. Happy birthday to your daughter ( they do grow up so quick don't they?)
Yvonne x

Tara said...

Wow! This is simply stunning Julie..... beautiful paper choice and a gorgeous image too..... love it!
BTW your daughter is a stunner!!!
Hugs Tara xx

Rica said...

Hi Julie, I don't know which is the most beautiful, Emily or your card, they are both gorgeous. Love the treatment of your image and the details are just stunning.
hugs Heather xx

Mina said...

wow what an amazing card I bet she loved it...your daughter is gorgeous and I was never ever even remotley that slim lol
Mina xxx

Faerielore said...

gorgeous card darling, and your daughter is a little stunner !!! her dress is gorgeous

craftattack said...

Hi Julie, I found your blog too! Your daughter looks gorgeous, what lovely pics!

All Pink girl said...

Wow Julie xxx
a stunning card for a stunning girl
hope your daughter had a fabulous day
hugs Dawnxx
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gina g said...

Hi Jules Gorgeous card for a gorgeous young lady. luv gina xx

Chris said...

I hope Emily enjoyed her birthday and party, she's a real stunner and the dress is superb, oh to have ever been that slim :)! Your card is gorgeous Julie, I bet she loved it, there's a bit of a gothic feel to it with those colours, absolutely love it. Chris x