Saturday, 17 March 2018

18.....I wish??

Hello everyone...thanks for stopping by..especially if your up to you ankles/knees in snow.! Yes it's back again here in West are loving it of course but I certainly have had enough of it and parts of the country have had it a lot worse. Take care wherever you are, keep safe and week British  summer time begins and we alter the clocks....summer time!!!!! that's a laugh!

Onto brighter about being 18 again? Yes I'd go for it if I knew what I know now, but it doesn't work like that does here is my card.......

I cut a piece of white card to the size of my base card and die cut a circle from it.

Next I embossed it in the Sara Signature Happy Birthday embossing folder...yes do this after cutting the circle or you will flatten the embossing.....then I raised the panel on foam pads on my base card.

 I cut the 18 from glitter card and twice from white card (snippets left over from other creations) and stuck them all together for dimension and put them in the to speak...

Then I highlighted the words in a matching gel pen, added the sequins...job done! got to make it sound quick even if it wasn'

I hope you are all having a good weekend...nothing special happening her.. just as well with the weather....might get in the crafty room tomorrow!

Thanks again for popping in...see you again soon.
Take care
Carole xx

OK entering this in the following will probably take me all evening I get in such a twist with it...don't know why but linking is definitely not my forte...but then what is?

Challenges entered:-

Card Mania challenge #102...................Embossing (pretty obvious)
Wednesday creative Inspiration.......... Any occasion
Use your stuff challenge #303.............Die cuts (the 18 and the circle)
Crafty creations #362                           Anything goes


  1. Card making is your forte. This one is really going to stand out from the crowd, it's gorgeous.
    We are promised snow here tomorrow. Flurries today and it's sooo cold! Staying in is the only thing to do. x

  2. A great design Carole. Clever use of your embossing folder. It's a super card. Barbxx

  3. Brilliant card and love how you have highlighted the words. Great design. As for snow, here in East Suffolk, all we had was sleet for a couple of hours. Got away with it this time. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  4. What a lovely birthday card; especially love that embossing. Thanks for playing along at UYS.

  5. A beautiful CAS card Carole that has lots of detail in the embossing. I really like the way that you’ve made the number eighteen stand out by creating the circular aperture, it’s a great card x

  6. Such a gorgeous card Carole! Love the embossing and gorgeous glitter card and the sequins finishes it off perfectly. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Gina xx

  7. I love the design of your card Carole, combining just the white embossing with the pop of colour really makes an impact. Great card x

  8. I hear you about the snow; enough already! We're supposed to have 'warmer' temperatures for the early part of the week, then 'flurries' for the latter. I'm ready to see 'green', please!
    Your 18th birthday card (I agree - returning to that age, knowing what I know, would be rather cool) is marvelous! The embossed background works wonderfully for the glittery numbers and pop-of-colour Happy Birthday. The turning-18 person receiving this will be thrilled!

  9. Hi Carole, at last I'm finally playing catch up! LOVE your card, brilliant design and super embossing folder xx

  10. Total perfection, great design, clean and simple but not! If you know what I mean? Has put me in the notion to get my embossing folders out!
    We, unusually, more or less, missed that last lot of snow but it's not getting any warmer. Maybe moving the clocks will give Mother Nature a nudge!
    Hope you are keeping well, and yes, wouldn't it be great if we were neighbours. Rooting through each others stash!!

    Liz x

  11. Oh this is such a GORGEOUS birthday card Carole! I love how you did this! And I am most certain the recipient loves it as well!!!!! I agree with you .. I would love to be 18 once again but would want to know all I know now. ;) Hope sun will start shining for you all soon! Wishing you and your family a Happy Easter!

    Big hugs!

  12. ...oh to be 18 again and especially to know what we know now!
    Love this Carole, you could use it for any age and any gender - fabulous design
    Anne x

  13. Hi Carole

    A fabulous card. Love the embossed front ... ... and how you have managed to add colour to some of the words. Those steady cake decorating hands must have come in very useful there!!?

    Not sure about being 18 again .. .. I might pass on that!

    Hope you had a good Easter break.

    Love Jules xx