Some more firsts …

A friend rang last night and asked if I could do a card for Wedsnesday for her niece’s birthday. No pressure then 🙂

I made a handbag shaped card – a first for me – based it on a project from Let’s make cards Magazine – issue 12. The main bag paper is from Craft Beautiful free downloads. The flap is from some Papermania 12×12 paper. The ribbon came from a budget stand at the Range – £1 for several themed lengths. The small bag and jewel star came from my poundland trip in York a while back. The other first is some doodling around the sentiment – inspired by my friend Jules and her excellent doodling that I’ve seen on her blog.



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Some firsts …

Made this card for B’s son’s birthday …

The firsts are:

making the shirt embellishment … using Angela Sgro’s design and template

using a card that has a lopsided fold – probably a technical term for that but it’s folded towards one side rather than in the middle 🙂 – I had to do this cos the embellishment was too big for my other blanks!!

using pen to make fake stitching

attaching an embellishment that overhangs the edge of the card and

making an envelope to match as the card didn’t fit a standard one!!!