Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Bird Cage Birthday Card & bew goodies

I made this card for my friends birthday I wanted it to be really special. I fell in love with this birdcage and bird stamp set  at a recent craft show I went to and for £9.99 I had to have it

I even decided to do and insert for the card, which I don't often do, but have decided to do more often, I also lined the inside of the envelope to match the insert

I also promised to show friends my new craft goodies I got so many didn't I do well I will have so much fun playing with them The last photo was from every craft a pound everything except the Peel off the rest cost £10 if you got 10 items you got two free...bargain, oh I do love a bargain The Distressed Ink Pads were a birthday gift from my husband.

10 comments:

mrs tsv said...

fabulous card alma your friend will love it. i too like inserts in cards, i think it gives it a nice finish.
fab stash alma, let me know how you get on with the guilding flakes. have fun playing.. hugs gina xxxxx

craftattack said...

Lovely card, and lovely, lovely goodies from the craft show! Have a good time playing with them!

Hi I'm Maria... said...

WOW what a gorgeous card and insert alma, you've done a brilliant job, love them both...

and as for your new stash.... YUM...xx

maria xx

SusieJ said...

Gorgeous card Alma - that stamp is beautiful.
Great stash haul there too - have fun with it.
Hugs xx

jeanie g said...

This card is brilliant Alma, I saw this set and liked them then never bought. Wished I had now, mind you don't think I could do such a great card as this. xx

sue-bubbles said...

As blog posts go Alma, this is perfection....oodles of gorgeous stash (this is what following the birthday rule is all about!!), and topped off with the most gorgeous card - its lovely Alma, and your insert is so pretty!
Sue x

Carole said...

I love, love, love this card Alma!!! What a lucky friend you have - I'm sure that she will be chuffed to bits to receive such a beautiful card. I can see EXACTLY why you fell in love with this stamp.

Hugs and lots of sparkles

Carole xxx

gwyneth said...

Hi Alma,
You have inspired me with your blog. I have now started my own and hope I can keep up with it. Love the birdcage card and laughed at your bargin hunting. See you Sat.

gwyneth said...

Hi again Alma,
Learning something everyday. I always followed your blog by having it in my bookmarks but today I have learned how to be a follower. Thank you

Dawn said...

Looks like you did really well with the buying. Have to say love the bird cage stamp very yummy

Love Dawn xx

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