Bows And Bonnets – Happy Birthday

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Today’s handmade card has been created for the new challenge at Aud Sentiments challenge blog #275.

The theme for this challenge is For The Girls + A Sentiment.

You can make any type of project such as a card, tag, scrapbook layout, pocket letter, box etc.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Hetty Clare.

I have used one of their digital images called Bows and Bonnets.

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ By 8″ White Card
Hetty Clare Digital Image Bows And Bonnets
Chameleon Pens
The Paper Boutique Sweet Tweets – Insert Collection
The Paper Boutique Sweet Tweets – Embellishment Pad
The Paper Boutique Sweet Tweets – Coloured Card Collection
White Card
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads


Print off the digital image, choose two of the same insert, one coloured card and two sentiments.

Layer one:
Cut a square from coloured card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Cut a square from white card measuring 18.5 cms by 18.5 cms.
Cut a square from one of the inserts measuring 18 cms by 18 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Colour in the digital image, I used chameleon pens.
Hair: BR5
Dress / Hat: PK3, VO2, PK5, BR1
Tights: PK4, PK3
Shoes: BR1, BR5, BK4
Grass: YG3
Flower / Flower pot: PR4, GR4, NU4

Cut a piece from coloured card measuring 11.5 cms by 7 cms.
Cut the image to measure 11 cms by 6.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer three:
Using the second insert, cut out the flower images.
Attach to the corner of the card base using foam pads.

Layer four:
Cut two piece of coloured card measuring 3.5 cms by 7 cms.
Matt and layer with the two sentiment and attach both the the card base.

Layer five:
To finish cut out a couple more smaller flowers.
Attach one to the digital image and one to the top sentiment, using foam pads.


Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.
Any comments that you leave are really appreciated and always read.

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6 thoughts on “Bows And Bonnets – Happy Birthday”

  1. Elaine Stark says:

    A very pretty card, lovely colours. Elaine

  2. Ginny says:

    Fantastic card Ginny
    My Blog As I do Rodos

  3. Pamela says:

    Those flowers are gorgeous Lisa, another beautiful card.
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  4. Carol. xx CD Sunday Plus DT says:

    Such a pretty image and beautiful flowers.

  5. Beautiful card, such a sweet image and lovely colouring

  6. Jocelyn Butler says:

    A sweet card with lovely colours. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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