Saturday, 4 November 2017

Ellie's birthday

Today is the birthday of my first grand-daughter Ellie
who will be 24 today!  I can't believe she has grown up so quick!
Here's the card I made for her

it's not what I intended to do, but its how it finished up!

It started life as an Eclipse card,
using the Year of Cheer Speciality DSP that looks so luxurious in White and Copper,
and I cut out ELLIE using the Large Letters Thinlits
and I layered this onto a mat of the fabulous Copper Foil Card.
I then used adhesive strip on the back of the cut out letters
and stuck them back in place.
I used Versamark and Copper Embossing Powder to heat emboss
the greeting using stamps from the  Big on Birthdays stamp set.

At this stage it looked like this

But... I just wasn't happy with it, because of the reflection on the
patterned DSP, it was difficult to see that it actually said ELLIE
on it - so I cut ELLIE out again using Copper Foil and stuck it on top
 of the original raised letters.

What do you think?

Anyhow, Happy Birthday my darling Ellie,
hope you have a lovely day and will see you Sunday - tomorrow!!

My grand-daughters Lexie and Ellie


  1. Gorgeous, love the copper foil on Ellie it makes it "pop". Happy birthday to Ellie.
    Linda xxx

  2. I think you made the right decision Kate. It looks fabulous with the copper letters. She will love it. Its amazing how quickly the years disappear. I hope she has a fabulous day!

  3. Beautiful card, love the lettering.

    Sylv xx

  4. stunning, love the metallic, I think she's going to love it

  5. Hi Kate this is a stunning birthday card for Ellie I bet she loved it. That is a wonderful photo thank you for sharing. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  6. A gorgeous card Kate and a lovely eye-catching design xx

  7. Gorgeous card and lovely granddaughters Kate! Shabneez x

  8. Elegant card I bet Ellie loved it.x x


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