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Saturday, 30 November 2019

Birthday 18


I made this for our grandaughter Eva's 18th birthday.
I always think 18 is such a lovely age when teenage girls turn into young women - hence the butterflies.

The colour scheme is crisp lime and royal blue, even though the lime looks yellowish in the photos (it's actually the same colour as the ribbon!).
There is a tag in a hidden pocket in the top for our message, and a couple of tiny fairies tucked in - Eva was a fairy fanatic before she decided to be a tomboy.

Eva and 18 dies: Sizzix Mac
HB die: unbranded
Star dies: Creative Scrapbooking
Butterflies (cut in gold glitter card): Memory Box
Tag: nCraft
Hugs die: Simon Says
Little fairy stamp: unknown
Coloured with Copics, Wink of Stella
Various papers:
lime glitter card, gold glitter card, ribbon










Shared on challenges:
aaabirthday-7-include-number
cutecardthursday-610-gold
papercraft-challenges-51-use-number
simonsayswednesday-anything-goes-68
pennyschallenges-458-anythinggoes
craftycreations-403-anything-goes




10 comments:

Jane said...

those sparkly butterflies are so beautiful and I love your association with them to an 18th birthday. Fabulous 3D make too. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope you'll come back and join in with the new challenge that starts on Monday.

Wei said...

Such a lovely pop up box card with the sparkle butterflies. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Birthday. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

Lisa said...

I love your pop-up box card Carol, the colours go great together and I'm sure Eva will have loved it! thank you for playing along on the Papercraft-Challenges blog. Lisa xx

TracyM #6773 said...

FABULOUS card!
LOVE your fancy folds and golden butterflies!
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck with your entry :)

Deb said...

Gorgeous, I love the gold butterflies on your fabulous pop up box!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
Deb xx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful box card and love the reasoning behind using the butterflies
Carol x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love this fabulous and festive box card -- great color combination too! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Angela said...

Your box card is really beautiful.♥ Thanks a lot for joining us at our Include a Number Challenge by
AAA Birthday Challenge
Good luck and hope to see you again.
Hugs and greetings Angela DT

Maikreations said...

An absolutely lovely creation! I really am a fan of box cards ;o) Thank you for joining our "Use a Number" challenge at the Papercraft challenges! Have a wonderful week and happy crafting, Maike ;o)

Renate said...

Always fun to make and fun to give.
Thank you for sharing this lovely creation at our challenge.
Good luck at the draw.

-xiss- Renate.
(DT Papercraft Challenges)