Back to Flowers & Girlieness…

Though I’ve actually enjoyed making male cards lately, I still missed not using flowers and other typical girlie embellishments like lace and pearls, so here’s now a female birthday card stuffed with bellies and girlieness. Once I had started I simply couldn’t make myself stop…  😳 Less is more, but more is better, as they say… 😀

Some weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be picked the random winner for Paperplay’s Challenge and the prize was this gorgeous stamp “Melinda with Bouquet” from Whiff of Joy.

This stamp had been on my wishlist for quite some time so to say that I was thrilled is an understatement. 🙂

The sketch I used is from Crafting Life’s Pieces- a sketch challenge blog I recently discovered; their  sketches are great and so much fun to work with!

Crafting Life’s Pieces – #39 Sketch
Anything Goes
– #47 Birthday
Tuesday Throwdown – #61 Birthday
Craft your Days away -#26 Birthday
Divas by Design – #8 Birthday
Charisma – #32 Distressing
Truly Scrumptious – #63 Lace
WOJ -#110  Buttons & Bows
Scrap Creations – Bingo (Glitter, Lace, Pearls)
Bling it On
– ABC  (Angel, Button, Crystals)

Card Ingredients
Sentiment Stamp: “Birthday Postage Stamp Sentiments”, Whimsy Stamps
Stamp: “Melinda with Bouquet”, WOJ
Copics Hair: E59, E37, E25, E31, E51 Skin: E11, E51, E00, E0000
Clothing: B95, B91 / RV32, RV11, RV00, RV000
Papers: “Butterfly Garden Coll.” (Pinkpaislee) “Blue Awning” (K & Company)

Embellishments: Lace (Scrapbook Island), Flowers & Pearlspray (WOC), Blue Flower (Recollections) Wooden Button Heart (John Lewis), Leather String (HobbyCraft), Pearls, Crystals, Sticks & Berries (Stash).

Misc.: “Tea Dye”& “Faded Jeans” Distress Ink, “Stardust” Stickles Glue, “Clear Rock Candy” & “Picket Fence” Distress Crackle Paint (Ranger’s), “Shabby Pink” Ink (ColorBox), “Diamond Dust” (Twinklets), Gel Pen (Sakura), Chalk.

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