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Monday, May 16, 2016

Happy 50th Birthday, Sandie

It's Sandie's 50th birthday today. I've been following Sandie for some time now and I love her very CAS style. She's constantly coming up with new CAS designs and new ways to use her stash. If you don't know Sandie I highly recommend you pay her a visit over at her blog - London Days.

I know Sandie loves purple. Sorry, no purple card from me, I have all my stash tucked away as I'll be hosting a breakfast tomorrow - it's the Norwegian Constitution Day which all Norwegians celebrate in their finest outfits - and my crafting space - which actually is a dining room - needs to be used for that purpose for once.
But I had this Altenew freebie set at hand, got hold on some of the red and green inks, used some already prepared panels, circle die cut and red card base and got to work. The sentiment was also a freebie at some point, and three enamel dots (I know Sandie love those) were added.

I'm linking my card up to the birthday event hosted by Kylie of Kylie is Addicted to Stamps here as well as these challenges:

Card and Scrap - #118 Flowers
Aud Sentiments Challenge - #155 Anything Goes with a sentiment
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Embossing

37 comments:

Monika Reeck said...

yayyy Pia
so red and so vibrant
lovely arrangement and added the circle is a perfect idea
the embossing base in white oh I love it really
can you send me please 2/ 3 pcs in white sweety or tell me please which company is this?I will try to search in Ebay Germany
Great bday card for Sandie dear Pia
I knew you have less time to crafting but I see this is a quick card you made am I right and so beautiful too
Sandie will love this as I do too
hugs
Monika

Patricia St Martin said...

What a fun thing to do hosting a breakfast and all fancy sound so special would love to be their. Take some pictures and share them with us if you can. I'm sure Sandie will be so happy with her beautiful card no matter what color it is. You did a gorgeous job. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Thursday.
Hugs Pat

Véronique said...

Beautiful card.

Thanks for joining us at the challenge of Card and Scrap. DT Veronique

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow Pia, hosting a celebration isn't a walk, you will be so busy!! But you have made however a fab work with the pieces on your hands, infact this card is wonderful!
It will be very appreciated, surely!! These roses are adorable and they pop out soooo well on the striped embossed panel!!! Your stamp layer on layer is perfect!! The circle with the sentiment adds a beautiful dimension and strenghtens the focal point. Love the green dots, too, and the dark red panel on the back!
Pinned! :D https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524482832056/

Have a good celebration's breakfast!

Mrs.B said...

A fabulous card Pia, love the vibrant colour of the flowers and the way you've displayed them. I got this freebie set too, but as yet haven't used them, think I need to rectify that.
Avril xx

Darnell J Knauss said...

Sandie will love this even without any purple, Pia! It's so striking and lovely in the bright reds and green and I love that background panel! I hope you had a wonderful celebration breakfast! Happy Norwegian Constitution Day! My foster mother was Norwegian and I still remember how to say thank you in Norwegian! Hugs, Darnell

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous card Pia! Love the red flowers and the green enamel dots. I'm sure your friend will love it!

Brenda

Anne Bente said...

wawwww så super flot ♥

10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

knuzzzz ♥

scrappymo! said...

This card is stunning. I love the pop of the red flowers and think those three green dots look wonderful here.
Great design, Pia!

meg said...

Wonderful and vibrant Pia love the design lay out hope you enjoyed your breakfast celebration

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A beautiful card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Aud Sentiments
My Blog As I do Rodos

Laine said...

A beautiful card Pia. Sure to be treasured.
Laine
xx

Michelle said...

A stunning CAS card as always Pia. The flowers look amazing on your embossed background - hope you have a wonderful Norwegian Constitution Day. Michelle x

Karen Steele said...

Gorgeous card Pia! Love that beautiful red and green against the white - very striking!

*Vicki* said...

Wow Pia, this is absolutely amazing!! I love the big red roses and your embossed background here!! What a stunning design!! :)

Lau W said...

Oh this card is amazing, love the vibrant red, a superb card !
xxx

Migdalia said...

WOW! A stunning card!! Beautiful job!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia

cotnob said...

This is stunning Pia, such gorgeous flowers and fabulous red and white combination - a beautiful card.
Pauline
x

Chrissy said...

A gorgeous card Pia..love the background and fabulous flowers along with the enamel dots, which when I use do not look right and I always add too many and take them off again..yours are always so perfectly placed...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Heather said...

A beautifully coloured Pia, a beautiful design with super details...........your image is adorable, beautifully coloured and lovely full of details!!

hugs
Heather xx

Tammy said...

WOW Pia, this is stunning! I love the deep red flowers and your gorgeous embossed background!
Tammy x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card and love the enamel dots-hope you enjoyed your celebration breakfast
Carol x

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous card, gorgeous colours and an awesome design. Thanks for the link to Sandy's blog I will go have a peak.xx  {aNNie}

Zoe Tant said...

Stunning card which I'm sure Sandie loved for her birthday. Love the colours and the layout. Very pretty. Zx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow!! Pia this is gorgeous. I love the vibrant beautiful flowers and they really pop with the white edge.

If I haven't got enough problems, my computer has downloaded Windows 10 today even though I have been clicking to stop it for weeks. I only went to the kitchen and when I came back it had started. Lol!! Trying to find my way round it all.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Imke said...

Lovely card, Pia. I like the embossed background, your stitching and the multi layer stamped flowers and leaves. Very pretty.

sandie said...

Perfect Pia, this is a fab design-the colour is gorgeous. I have not been around to your blog so much recently as I have not been so well but hope to be back soon. I hope your day yesterday went well and thanks for joining my party

Sue Reynolds said...

Very pretty card...love the red against the white...stunning. Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

Loz said...

gorgeous card Pia.. Happy Constitution Day..Loz

Mimi said...

Happy Constitution Day, Pia! Did you get all dressed up??? Fun! Glad you had a moment to craft with MIL in town... hope you've had a lovely time, and here's to using your craft space to share a family gathering (then getting your craft stuff back out!) This is a beauty.

MaryH said...

Not sure if the 1st comment 'took', so will try again: Love the embossed white stripes behind these gorgeous red roses. What a perfect CAS & yet colorful birthday card. TFS

Diane said...

What a gorgeous red color Pia, the stitched frame, embossing and design are fabulous.

Hugs Diane

Marina said...

I love the rich red of the roses - lovely card. I hope you enjoyed Constitution Day and have now got your craft room back.

Mervi said...

Gorgeous birthday card, beautiful design;-))m

Donna said...

This is beautiful, those reds are fabulous!!

Asha said...

The contrast is spectacular. The simple embossed background is all the embellishment this card needs. Pure elegance!
x Asha

Kim Heggins said...

Absolutely beautiful card Pia...just love your gorgeous red roses, they are so bold and beautiful.