14 January 2014

Two birthday cards.

Hi there!

Here to share 2 cards I made on request for a friend. Her son is turning 21 and her daughter 18. She wanted a personalised card for each one.

For the masculine card my Silhouette came in handy with this simple design. I created it using the numbers 21 and a small key to finish it off. I added a textured background (embossing folder used) for the masculine feel.

Design inspiration for the second card was provided by the fact that the birthday girl loves everything fashion...This Penny Black stamp did the trick. I added a simple frame, 18, and a "congratulations" created using the print and cut function from the Silhouette. The image was colored with Promarkers.

Linking this up at the following challenges:

Seize the birthday ~numbers (Both cards)
Make it Monday ~ anything goes (Both cards)
Without words challenge  ~ spots and or stripes (2nd card)
Dream valley challenges ~ masculine cards (1st card)
Robyns fetish challenge ~ cardstock only... no patterned paper (1st card)
Crafty catz ~ pretty in pink (2nd card)

Thanks for looking!

Have a great day


M@rjan said...

Both very nice cards, Hannelie!My favourite is the girls card, because of the pretty soft pink paired with polkadots and black, love it!

Anita in France said...

These are fabulous, Hannelie ... love the checkerplate background on the 21st card ... so masculine! The 18th is delicious ... feminine and rather sophisticated! Hugs, Anita :)

Laurence said...

How nice to "see" you back on our challenge. Your cards are stunning. Thanks for sharing them with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge, and good luck.

Laurence DT

Dot said...

So great to have you and your wonderful creations back, Hannelie,
hugs Dorte

Olga Bester said...

Baie oulik. Hou van altwee.
Mooi dag!

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Oh I love to write , I love to chat and I love to read so you are welcome to reply if you so desire .
Amazing young adult cards for their momentous birthdays .Love the designs for each . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

Deepti said...

wow!! so glad to see backwith ur stunning cards in our blogging world. I love the key on ur first card and those polka dots perfectly feminine :)

Mad Moose said...

Sweet cards. Thanks for sharing them with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Geri said...

Do you know how happy I was to see your post pop up in my mailbox....VERY, VERY HAPPY!

And wow...you picked up right where you left off with these two amazing cards! The "21" is the absolute PERFECT guy card! Love the silver and LOVE the bold number! I'm also quite sure that the little miss shopping diva is going to love this card too! Fabulous image. The bow on the purse - perfect touch!

Now, I'm off to find 'print & cut' in my user manual! I think I have tried it before, but have totally forgotten how to do it :)

Cindy Groh said...

Both are fabulous. I saw you on MIM.

wienerhoneymooners said...

Lovely LOVELY, and the polka dots, so stunning the way you framed your design!!!

--reminds me I have to jet to do a Another Bday card too!!!


Desire Fourie said...

Stunning Birthday creations, the one so wonderfully masculine and the other oh so girly.
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MagsB said...

Two very elegant cards! The first is just right for a man, it is so clean and simple! thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

love Mags B x

Karen D said...

Both cards are gorgeous Hannelie. I love the bold graphic 21st card, perfect for a guy and the 18 year old's card is feminine perfection. Lovely.

Barb Ghig said...

I think both cards are just perfect, Hannelie! I love that you personalized each of them, too!

It's so wonderful that you are back to creating and blogging...I really missed seeing your beautiful creations!

Sharon said...

An awesome 18th birthday card. Love the simplicity, yet beauty thereof. Sharon

Bridget Curnow said...

Wow superb colouring and layout, absolutely stunning creation :)

Thank you so much for joining us at
Without Words Challenge I hope you will try to join us again next Month :)
Have a lovely day
Crafty hugs
Bridget :)

Petra Swart said...

O, ek kan net dink hoe in haar skik jou vriendin was met hierdie 2 kaartjies vir haar kinders, ...om nie eers van die kinders self te praat nie!!! Dit is altwee stunning kaartjies!! Die masculine een is so perfek vir 'n 21-jarige man - niks fyn en vroulik nie, net lekker manlik!! Hou van die cute sleuteltjie en die swart en wit!
Die 2de een is vir my so absoluut geskik vir 'n agtienjarige dogter. Jy't soveel oulike detail daarop gesit (die handsak vat die koek!!). Dis pragtig vroulik!