Tuesday 9 July 2013

First Birthday Shadow Box

It was craft night last night, and after a long, cold drink and a Wimbledon Winner biscuit (recipe on my baking blog here), the two of us there were, what with holidays and illness, made shadow box cards.
 Our little great nephew turns one this month so I made a card for him using this cute Lili of the Valley stamp and papers.  The image has, of course, been coloured with Promarkers.
I made the box card out of kraft card and used Papermania stickers to create the large sentiment and a Craftwork Cards die cut for the small one.
The ducks were made with an ancient Xcut die, I hadn't used it in ages, I'd forgotten how sweet they are.  A few blue gems and pearls finish it off.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Ready, Teddy, Go - #24 -  Flash, Bang, Wallop, What a Picture
Crafty Calendar - Colour Challenge
Totally Papercrafts - #174 - Let's Hear it for the Boys
Cards for Men - #14 - Bingo - Die Cuts, Sentiment, Multi Folds
Crafty Creations - #229 - Babies
Creative Craft - #14 - Numbers
Papertake - Old, New, Borrowed, Blue - I used a new stamp and new papers


  1. Gorgeous shadow box card Wendy.
    Hugs Kelly

  2. such a gorgeous image beautiful card great layout Ginny x

  3. Wimbledon certainly was something to celebrate Wendy and looks like you have a lovely crafty time.

    B x

  4. Great looking biccies, and a sweet image for your card, lovely design and colours, Kate x

  5. This is just adorable. So love the soft colouring and the way you did the sentiment.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  6. Gorgeous and adorable hun...:o)

    biggest of hugs Vicky xx

  7. Gorgeous card Wendy - adorable image.
    Debs xx

  8. Aaaww just a gorgeous 1st birthday card hun! Adore the super cute image!

  9. wow so gorgeous wendy.really stunning colours and I love the adorable bear :D

    xx coops xx

  10. Gorgeous card Wendy, so sweet, xxx

  11. Beautiful card. I love the papers, image and coloring. AWESOME...
    The placement of the two ducks is perfect...

  12. This is gorgeous Wendy, love the image and colours. See you when we get back. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Challenge. Marlene DT

  13. Such a beautiful card! Well done! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges.
    Tracey F., DT Crafty Creations Challenges

  14. Adorable card Wendy with such a darling image.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Cards for Men. Pat K x

  15. Simply adorable. Ummmm, and those cookies look yummy!

  16. Absolutely gorgeous baby card.

  17. Gorgeous card, the image is super cute. And the biscuits look moreish too. Elizabeth xx

  18. Wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

  19. Wendy, this is beautiful! I'm a huge fan of your coloring, amazing! What a great gift to give someone. So glad you joined us for our Bingo Challenge at Cards for Men!

  20. Hi Wendy
    Fabulous card.... Love the cute image......
    Thanks for joining us at Ready teddy go this month.....
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

  21. Such a cute card! :)
    Have a nice day!

  22. Such an adorable addition to our photo inspiration challenge this month at Ready-Teddy-Go
    Warmest wishes, Julie Ann x

  23. Gorgeous card - such a cute image and I love those little ducks!

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x

  24. Brilliant card thank you for entering our challenge on Cards For Men. Good Luck Kate xx


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