18 March 2014

Happy belated birthday Anita!

Hi there!

I have 2 very special friends who share the same name:


Today I am sharing a card I made for one of them.

Blogfriends will know her as Anita ( in France).
She shares her beautiful creations on her blog : My papercraft world !

Anita celebrated her birthday on the 18th of February... but boy February was so short, it went by before we could celebrate it properly!

Because Anita surprises me from time to time with a little comment in Afrikaans... I made her a card with a sentiment in Afrikaans! It says : To someone special! Your first Afrikaans birthday card friend!
Sorry it's late Anita... but really hope it's a BIG surprise!
If you want to share a card for Anita's birthday, you are welcome to link up HERE at Darnell's blog.

I will also link my card up at this week's challenge at Less is more, where Chrissie and Jen want to see some cards using a stencil or a mask.

                                           We'd love you to display our banner

I used a little stencil I bought AGES ago and which saw ink today for the first time. The stripes on the card base were also masked using low tack masking tape from Martha Steward.

This week I am also playing at the Fusion card challenge. I used the sketch as well as the inspiration picture.


Thanks Anita... for always inspiring me with your beautiful work and kind words.

... and hugs to my other far away Anita friend... in South-Africa, who never misses any of my blog posts!

Love you both!

Thanks for visiting me today!


Karen Davis said...

So gorgeous Hannelie. I love the delicate floral stamps and the colours you have used. Anita will be delighted I am sure.

Marjan said...

Heel mooi is de combinatie van fris wit, de strepen en de mooie stempel! Je vriendin is er vast heel blij mee!

Lynn said...

Hannalie, your stencil is amazing. I love the gorgeous cheery color palette. So glad you could play along with us at Fusion!

Petra Swart said...

Oooo, vrou, Anita gaan net so mal wees oor hierdie skepping soos ek!!! Dit is eenvoudig pragtig!! Ek's mal oor daai blommetjies wat so perfek gedoen is en die strepe is so lieflik gepas op die basis van die kaartjie!! En toe kies ons albei Afr vir ons sentiment!! (wat se hulle nou weer van 'Great minds'??) Ek hou van die sentiment so op die banner - dit lyk baie mooi!!(O, my Afr, suster!!!!)
Alweer puik van jou kant af, vrou!!
Dis lekker opwindend ne, wonder wanneer gaan sy dit ontdek!!

Happy Dance said...

Oh Hannelie, this is so beautiful! She will find so much delight in this card! Springtime colors and flowers, lots of white space, stripes... this is just her style with your special touches all over it. Anita will love this as much as I do. Really gorgeous. Just love it. Bev

Ardyth said...

What a gorgeous use of ink - I love the cheery colours and the simple and yet beautiful design! Anita will love this!

Cat Craig said...

Beautiful colors and such a fantastic design.

Barb Ghig said...

I love the stencil you chose for your focal point, and the colors are gorgeous, Hannelie! I think Anita is going to love her first Afrikaans card from you...it's so pretty!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Love your clean and fresh design and you chose beautiful colors for it!

Dorte said...

Love today's sunny colours,
hugs Dorte

Darnell said...

Hannelie, this is gorgeous! You did a brilliant job with the stencil and the masking! It's so perfect for spring, for Anita, and for the challenges!! Thank you for your encouragement in the party process and thank you for joining the fun!! Hugs, Darnell

Geri said...

Pretty flowers in fresh spring colors, perfectly masked stripes, a sweet banner sentiment, and a gorgeous clean & simple style! Anita is going to love this! Nice touch to use an Afrikaans sentiment!

The card looks great photographed against the light yellow background!

SmilynStef said...

What a gorgeous cards ... love the colors your used on your blooms ... so very glad you joined us at the Fusion Card Challenge.

Anita in France said...

Oh, Hannelie ... you're right, I hadn't ever had an Afrikaans card before now ... and I'm so touched ... thank you so much! It's gorgeous ... such wonderful colours, stunning stencilling, and a beautiful image! Baie dankie ook vir jou pragtige woorde en soet wense, liewe vriend, het jy het my groot-verrassing party so 'n spesiale een! Big drukkies, Anita :)

Susanne Vargas said...

How pretty! It looks so fresh, like a spring breeze!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful card and colours as always. x

Anne said...

Hannelie this is so pretty, lovely colours
Thanks for taking the Less is More Challenge this week
(Guest commenter LIM)

Brenda said...

Oh my word, this card is simply stunning! I love, love the happy colors in this card and I love the CAS lines of it. Absolutely gorgeous! Hugs

Kim Heggins said...

Too cute...just too cute! I love those bright yellow stripes behind your stamped image...just so fun and festive!

chilli pip said...

Lovely card and a lovely thank you from Anita

Deepti said...

just beautiful, love the bright colors :) thank you for sharing with Fusion !!

Michelle Lupton said...

Love your card - especially like your colour scheme. Thanks for playing along with us at FUSION :)

Geri said...

Oh...so very lovely!!! So happy FUSION was able to inspire you! THanks so much for playing along!!!

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely gorgeous with wonderful zesty hues.
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