More memorable moments – 75th birthday …

Butterflies are so beautiful, whatever age you might be – they are truly one of nature’s beauties. So I chose them as the focal image for this special 75th birthday card ...

Memorable moments for a 75th birthday

I stamped the beautiful butterfly from the best of butterflies stamp set by Stampin’ Up, in black stazon ink onto whisper white card and then coloured it in crisp cantaloupe ink with my aqua-painter, giving a shaded look…

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I stamped a sprinkle of dots from the gorgeous grunge stamp set to the background in illuminate ink, which is so soft and subtle but adds a touch of pearlised colour, adding that certain something to the card. Gorgeous grunge is such a versatile set – love it to bits!

My trusty stamp-a-majig helped me to perfectly align the sentiment…

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A small piece of sweet sorbet dsp, die cut with the circles framelits, looked perfect nestled on top of a paper doily, and the pretty butterflies took centre stage as the stars of the show …

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A sprinkling of adhesive pearls added a finishing touch. 

I thoroughly enjoyed making this card and particularly liked water colouring with my inks on the butterflies – very therapeutic indeed!

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cardstock: pistachio pudding, whisper white;

stamp sets: best of butterflies, memorable moments, gorgeous grunge;

inks: black stazon, crisp cantaloupe, illuminate;

punches & dies: circle framelits;

accessories: sweet sorbet dsp (retired), aqua-painter, stampin’ dimensionals, adhesive pearls, paper doily, stamp-a-majig, scoreboard.

All supplies from Stampin’ Up. 

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7 Comments to “More memorable moments – 75th birthday …”

  1. Absolutely love your cards! I stumbled upon one of your age-related birthday cards and CASE’d one for my Aunt who is turning 90, It came out really well and I cannot wait to give it to her. Thank you SO much for being willing to share your creative spirit!!

    • Hi Kathy. Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I’m flattered that you liked my card and cased it for your aunt. I hope she loves your card – I’m sure she will. Hope you visit my blog again soon. Gill x

  2. Hi Gill. This is gorgeous. Love the butterflies.

  3. Gill – what a fabulous card! This is so pretty and would lend itself to lots of occasions. Clever girl x

  4. Stunning cards as usual Gill xxx

  5. Wow Gill – this is stunning ! Sometimes you see a card that just takes your breath away and this is one of those cards xxxx

  6. This is a beautiful card! What a great idea to use illuminate like that. The shading on your butterflies is fabulous.

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