Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Garden Girl Birthday Card

I made this card for a friend who loves to garden, and she has a beautiful yard to prove it.
It was her birthday last week, but we all celebrated it last night, with our usual dinner and a movie.

I used one of Val's Digital Design's images called "Kididdles Girl Summer".
I think she is so cute.
The summer bonnet did not come with this image, I fussy cut it from the papers I used.
I did a bit of fussy cutting on this card as there was a cut apart paper in this paper pack from Mary Engelbreit.
The flower pot by her feet were fussy cut and then popped up with a foam dimensional.

As well as the bird house and the "Friend" sentiment.

I also fussy cut the trelles, sentiment for the banner and the blossoms at the bottom.
For the base of my card, I used papers from "Paper Garden"
They sent me some of their card stock to try and I have to say, I really like them for card bases and embossing.
I really like the look of their shimmer paper and I found (with my last card) it embosses so nicely.

Here is the card closed up to be put in the envelope.

I followed this sketch by MFT, but.....again was to late in posting to my blog to enter the challenge.
I have such good intentions though ;)

I really like making these easel cards.
Not only are they fun, but I love how nicely they stand up to display them :)

Oh and look, I did a quick video :)
If you would rather watch it on my YouTube channel, just click the link "Tracy's Treasures24"

I hope you all have a very Creative Day :)

Tracy :)


  1. Tracy I love the card and using the little hat what a cute idea!Love the colouring of her hair I'm not very good at shading hair yours looks great.Thank you for sharing your card Val

  2. An adorable card, I'm sure she will treasure. You used your paper to such advantage and put in so many pretty details.

  3. Beautiful card and great sketch. TFS

  4. Beautiful card!
    Can't wait to make cards at mink!

  5. That card turned out great !! love the way you are using the Mary Eingelbriet paper!

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