Saturday, 29 May 2010

Biker Man and a Princess

My cousin and her husband are both 40 this year and my aunt asked me to make cards for them both.  Those of you who follow me will know that I don't relish making cards for men but she told me he is really into his motorbikes, especially Harleys.
Armed with this info I went for an A5 size card using the only orange sheet that I had, not a colour I normally use so was amazed I had this one to be honest.
Grabbed some free images from the internet and printed them out onto glossy photo paper.  Then simply cut them out and layered them onto the card..  I did overlay the number 40 onto the bike photo befor printing out.  Quite liked how the card turned out in the end which was a relief.
Much easier task for my cousin, the brief was anything with a dress on it, much more up my street.  Again used an A5 ivory card and also lined the envelope for hers, we girlies like and appreciate the extra trimmings don't we.
The dress was cut out by hand and embellished with rhinestones, ribbon and waxed linen thread.  I made a silver coathanger for it and layered up some fine tutu material underneath for the petticoats.
Some more ribbon and waxed thread was tied down the spine of the card and the background paper was from my ever faithful Anna Griffin collection.  The glittery 40 is from a KandCompany sticker set.

My aunt was really pleased with them, won't know if the recipients are for a while though as their birthdays are not until the autumn!

Thanks for popping by. xx


  1. Love both cards but the Harley one is fantastic, well done

    Hugs RosieP x

  2. Lovely cards Lolo! I'm really envious. Lynda xxx

  3. Mr Angel would LOVE that Harley Davidson card!! Me.... I love the pink frock!!!!


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