Thursday 20 September 2012

For my Gorgeous Sister

It's my wonderful sister, Sine's (pronounced Sheena, it's the Gaelic spelling!) birthday on Monday and this is the card I've made for her, I hope it shows her just how much she means to me.  She's not a crafter so I can share it without any danger of her getting a sneak peek!  It's a tent fold card with a gatefold wrap, you can lift up the main panel to write your message.

This is how it looks on the inside.  I've used a Dearie Dolls free image which is just perfect as, when we were kids, I had long wavy hair and my sis had a bob.  I've coloured this with my usual Promarkers.
The papers are Papermania Boofle teamed with kraft.  Sine is very much a girly girl so I chose pretty colours with cute patterns.  I further girlified it with Candy Pink Stickles, pink gems, gingham ribbon, blue lace, a ton of dew drops and a heart charm.  I also added some eyelets and ribbon so the card can be tied shut and also gave me somewhere to hang the charm.
The Punch Around the Page set is Martha Stewart and the corner details were made with a Marianne die, then embellished with weeny blue pearls.
I hope she likes it!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
LEJ Designs - #21 - sparkle and shine
Tuesday Throwdown - #116 - cutting corners, I used a corner punch and corner die
House of Gilli - #41 - more than one fold
Lollipop Crafts - #90 - two different punches or dies
Totally Stampalicious - girly birthday card
Di's Digi Designs - more than one punch or die


  1. This is just gorgeous Wendy,love the image...fab

  2. Aawww so adorable Wendy, she'll love it! :)

  3. Oh Wendy! This is just delightful. I love the sweet image and the colours and details are gorgeous. I'm sure your sister will be thrilled to receive such a special card


  4. Great image Wendy and the layout of your card is gorgeous x

  5. this is a gorgeous card wendy, wish I had a sister, she`ll love it. pam

  6. This is brilliant Wendy! Fab image, I must get it. I'm sure your sister will love it x
    Wendy x

  7. This is adorable Wendy. One of the joys of being a cardmaker is 'cos you can make lovely things like this for those you care about xx

  8. How sweet! I love the design of this card and the colors are so fun! Great corners and I love the pearls. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown.

    Susan, DT

  9. I'm sure your sister will love this special card you have made for her Wendy.

    Hope you have a good day,


  10. aah - this is super Wendy - really fab! Hugs Rachel xx

  11. so stunning wendy.gorgeous sweet image and your design is beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

  12. This is gorgeous! I love all the details you added to the card! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week!
    <3 Emily

  13. Gorgeous card Wendy, fab image and brilliant design.
    Thanks for joining Di's Digi Designs Challenge this fortnight and good luck.
    Lorraine x

  14. Very cool card technique! Love the image and colors! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts!

  15. Super cute!!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digis!

  16. Great card!! I am sure your sister will love it's my birthday on Monday too so she must rock!! LOL!!


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