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Monday, 29 October 2012

Birthday card

Hi everyone, sorry haven't been around for a little while, we have had lovely visitors to stay,  but here I am with a quick post of a card I made on the weekend.

I was asked to make a card with a photo on the card, it's for the "baby's" 30th birthday.  I started by scanning the photo and adjusting the colours, they are better, but not quite "normal".  I then used digital papers Happy Birthday mini kit a freebie by Numb Bumm Designs HERE I'm afraid you will have to search for it, as I couldn't find the kit and didn't have time to search for longer.

I added the string, with the numbers added, from the same kit, then added the photo, I found some digi eyelets by Gina Jane at DAISIE, erased part of the string and added the eyelets so it looked like it was going through them.  I added the sentiment with Papyrus and One Starry Night fonts, I thought the starry font matched the curls of the string.  I printed it all out onto an 8 x 8 card. then printed the top half again on Cuddly Buddly eggshell paper to give it a bit of shine, I cut around the tags making them 3D, added Stickles to the dots and copied the flame from the number to make a border for the bottom of the card which was also Stickled.  Hope you all like it. It took ages to do, but I so enjoy playing with the effects in PS, to see what I can achieve, I'm learning more everyday.



Close up of the eyelets, also added to the photo. and "cut" string

8 comments:

  1. This is rather clever Faith with that swirly string and eyelet banner. I'm a big fan of PS too and like to use it for hybrid scrapbooking. Hope you're having fun with your visitors! Vicky x

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  2. This is lovely Faith, I really love the effect you've achieved with the eyelets it looks brilliant. You are so clever with what you do with PS.

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  3. Very good Faith. Great to incorporate the photo. x

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  4. What a great idea for a birthday card! I love that string woven through!

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  5. Clever!!! Fantastic work as always Faith.
    xx

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  6. I wish I could do this !!!!! You are so clever and of course only you could use a digi kit called numb bumm!!!! what a great name. Another smashing card, love that you really go all out for your commissions.

    Marie

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  7. Just Brilliant! Sorry I haven't visited for a while. Hope you are enjoying yourself and not working too hard!

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  8. Love it...that could work for the younger version and the older version of Gareth lol ...really great card

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