Friday, 22 August 2014

Surprise party for Nonni - Happy Birthday!

Hello everyone

Today is Nonni's birthday - korttikarkuri - and I'm sure loads of you out in blog land know her gorgeous work.  If not then you're missing a treat - pop on over and have a look at all her inspiration.

The lovely Sandie of London Days has been kind enough to organise this surprise linky Birthday Party for Nonni so when you've finished her pop on over to Sandie's blog to see all the other cards.  The linky will be open from 5 am GMT today until 5 am on 12th if you fancy joining in please post on your blog and then link up via Sandie's blog.

Here's what I made for Nonni - and hopefully she's received it safely over in Finland!!! 

I have cased my friend Anne's card that she made for 
my birthday and another few that I've seen around blog land..........couldn't resist getting this die set as it looks stunning.  It's Spellbinders Shapeabilities Pendants Fleur De Lis.  The centre panel is made up of 9 separate die cuts on matching cardstock which is layered onto light blue embossed mirri card.  I've used dies from the same set for the corners, the sentiment is computer generated and the flowers are from my stash.  The flourish is Simon Says Stamp! Harrington Vine and I've added some liquid pearls to finish off.

Hope you have a lovely birthday Nonni.

Happy crafting.


  1. such a beautiful creation do love the colours on this one
    hugs Kate xx

  2. Beautiful card and an idea I must remember. What a good idea to have a virtual party.

  3. wow Karen, the detail in this is gorgeous! And what a lovely idea to add Nonni's name. This really shows how much care you have taken to make such a special card for a special person-thank you for joining us x

  4. This is so beautiful :) love the intricate background and the shimmer !

  5. Lovely card Karen....I love these dies....hope you're enjoing your holiday


  6. hi Karen, beautiful card, love the background you have created and those pretty flowers.

  7. Hi Karen! Thank you so much for this elegant card, I've received it in perfect condition and it's just BEAUTIFUL!! Did you know blue is my favorite color at the moment or did you just guess?!? :) Thank you so much for making my birthday special. xxx

  8. Gorgeous card Karen. Love the intricate die-cuts and the beautiful soft blue mirri paper. Loll xx

  9. This is one of those cards that just has to be seen in real life to be appreciated fully! I mean, don't get me wrong, Karendipity, it looks totally gorgeous on my screen; I just know it's even more gorgeous in person! Nonni will treasure this!! Hugs, Dippy

  10. What an amazing card for Nonni, Karen ... fabulous texture and dimension and such precision and intricate detailing ... those sweet blooms are just lovely! Hugs, Anita :)

  11. Oh, I love this card, Karen!! Great colours and I love that Spellbinder's die and the mirri card!!! I can just imagine how beautiful this card must be IRL!!! Lovely!!


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