Friday, December 14, 2012

Y2K Baby

My niece was born on the 1st of January 2000 and she is visiting from France next week so I wanted to make sure I had a birthday card ready for her.  I knew I wanted to use some pretty papers from Lilybee Designs' 6x6 paper pad called "Head over Heels" and that I also wanted to feature a flower, so I went with one from Hero Arts (CL374) and this is what I came up with:

I paper pieced the flower and then overlaid it with an acetate version and added  a sprinkling of gems to the centre.  The frame around the patterned paper is from one of those stamps you find in a set and then never use, this one is from a PTI set called "Little Bitty Bird".

It's my parents in-laws last day here, they leave tomorrow which is quite sad in a way, especially since they are so far away and one never knows when you are going to see each other again.  But I did manage to take them to a few magical places and one of those places was Giant's Castle, part of the Drakensberg Mountain range.  So I will leave you with a photo showing the beauty of the place:

Have a wonderful day!


Barb said...

Hi Bren! Pretty card for your niece! Love the polka dots and beautiful flower! That photo of Giant's Castle is gorgeous!

Lisa said...

Brenda this is darling I'm sure your niece will love it! Beautiful picture too, TFS!!

Rosemary said...

really sweet card, brenda.. your niece will love it!

Martha said...

Brenda, what a perfectly feminine card for your niece. She will love it! Love the sweet flower, the dots, and the fun border stamping. Great creativity!

Good-byes are always sad, but I'm so glad your in-laws were able to visit you for a while. Sounds like you were able to show them many beautiful places. Love the photo of the mountain range.

Take care!