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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Noor Design UK DT Card - Happy Birthday

Hello everyone, Happy New Year. I'm here today to show the card I made for the Noor Design UK Blog......its also a birthday card ;-)
Yesterday was my granddaughter's 5th birthday so I will show you the card I made off her Auntie & Uncle. 
Now the one thing my granddaughter wants more than anything is a Guitar, her mummy & daddy have brought her one for her birthday. So when I saw the Dutch Doobadoo A4 Card Art Guitar.........well I had to use it ;-)
I decided to use as a feature on a card instead of just using the guitar as a card.....I also wanted to make it shabby chic as my granddaughter Payton loves my foofy cards lol.
All links to items used are at the bottom of the post.
I was stuck which papers to use but in the end there was only 1 choice for the gorgeous shades of lilacs & purples......Pion Design Scent Of Lavender. All paper was inked & distressed & then machine sewn.

The Guitar I cut out in card just the front then cut it out in paper, & then cut another layer for the top in another purple shade & popped this layer onto foam pads for added dimension.
I added 2 lengths of purple waxed cord to act like guitar strings.......yes I know there should be more than 2 lol. I added a double bow at the bottom with some bling & I added a Ribbon Slider in the centre & then added a blingy button to the centre in the middle of the guitar. I think it looks good like this & shows you dont have to use things the way they are meant ;-)

I added some gorgeous lace in lilac at the top. I also added 'For You' 'Happy Birthday' at the top of the guitar, these were cut form the Borders sheet. The music sheet that you can see I cut from Lavender Bouqet in the Pion collection & I cut it in half & distressed it & inked it & curled the edge here & there.........goes well with the whole guitar theme.
The letters were also cut from the borders sheet & the number is from a die from my stash.

I added some gorgeous flowers up one side of the guitar & the leaves were made with a Rosy Owl die & cut from Small Leaves sheet.
You can see the dimension of the guitar better on this pic.

I added the other piece of music paper to this side & added a few more flowers & also some Butterflies which I cut form the Borders sheet.........I love the borders sheet you get in the Pion Design collections.

Inside is decorated but I forgot to take a photo sorry, but it has the same base paper & a note to write on from the Memory Notes sheet. I added Pleated Ruffled Tulle Trim at the bottom & I cut a border to go along the top of the tulle.
The shape of the card I made with the Ditch Doobadoo Shape Art A4 Tag XL which I thought was perfect for the size of the guitar.
I really did enjoy making this card & I think my granddaughter will love it.......well I hope so anyway lol.

Thanks for stopping by.
Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Challenges I'm Entering.......
LLC - Smorgasbord E Photo Inspiration Collage
Ribbon Girl - January Card Challenge

The products used can be ordered in the Noor! Design U.K. webshop:

Monday, 2 January 2017

Noor Design UK Challenge DT Card

Ok I'm running late with this & its now a DT card for 2 challenges.......this should have gonne live yesterday so sorry :-(

Ok so its the 1st January so that means a brand new challenge over at Noor Design UK & All About Magnolia & we are starting off the year with everyone's favourite..........
ANYTHING GOES super easy!!

I have made a card for my granddaughter who is 5 years old today, wow doesn't time just fly by. I still remember me & Craig sitting in bed VERY early in the morning on the 2nd January waiting to hear from Ben & Megan to see what she had had & if everything was we are 5 years later.....
Ok so Payton really wants a guitar for her birthday & her mummy & daddy have gotten her one as well as a few other things. So I thought, to a 5 year year old a violin would look kinda like a guitar, don't you think ;-)
This is Magnolia Danish Royal Opera Tilda & she comes with this fabulous Violin die. Now I coloured this image up months fact I think it was within the first 2 weeks I got her but she has sat in my coloured images box waiting for something special........well nothing more special to me than my family & she's perfect for Payton.
I fussy cut her out & sat her on one of these fabulous Scrapiniec Frames.....oh I need more of these!
I cut out a piece of Pion paper to go behind the frame & then cut out Happy Birthday wording & the 2 butterflies (1 on the violin) from the Borders sheet.
This little birdy die also came with the stamp.....isn't it sweet. I kept it 3D.....I'm assuming this is the way the die is designed as it didnt look right flat. The wings at the tips I creased about 5mm in from the end then applied glue to that & attached to the body....then did the same to the other wing for other side. I then applied glue along the bottom of birdies belly & tail & attached her standing up.
I think she looks cute....think this wee birdy is gonna see the light more often ;-)

How utterly gorgeous is that pink lace.......omw its so so pretty. Now I was going to attach a bit either side of the scrapiniec frame but I wanted to see bit hanging below the frame so you could tell it went all the way across. So after I glued it down & it was dry I cut off 2 pearls & then added foam pads to the frame & lay it down on top.
Not wanting to waste those pearls though I've glued them onto the scrapiniec frame, 1 by the violin & the other 1 in the centre at the top.

For christmas my hubster got together with Tracy at Noor Design UK & he gave her a lump sum & told her to put together a craft package full of goodness..........OMWord it was utterly fabulous. I also got the Joy Crafts mini die cutting machine (link below just message Tracy to get you one)......this die cutting machine is fantastic!!! Its small but boy it packs a punch & cuts brilliantly soooooooo much better than my Big Shot, Cuttlebug, Ebosser, Grand Calibur (urgh).......yes I have all of these...though the last one is up the attic as its the worst one in my opinion!!
Anyway I also got Filmstrip Ribbon & on the front of the package is a little sample........yeah that little sample is there under the bow with the gorgeous bling, on top of a bit of waste ;-)
As always I have decorated inside to match the front. If you look closely you can just see a doily below & above the scrapiniec frame, that was made with my Cheery Lynn die.
The 'Granddaughter' stamp is from my stash & have no idea the brand. I also cut out a number 5 with a number die & added these on one of the borders from the border sheet.

Well thats it from me. Pop on over to Noor Design UK to see what fabulous goodies Tracy has in her store.........go on its like a present to yourself to start off 2017 ;-) 

Thanks for stopping by.
Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Challenges I'm Entering.........
Simply Magnolia - Something New/Something Old (Old sentiment stamp & new pion papers)
Allsorts Challenge - Something New (new Pion papers)