My mum doesn't like overly fussy cards, so I decided to keep it quite simple. I think (hope) she will love Millie and I know she loves purple. The background paper is from Wild Rose Studio Floral. I Used Martha Stewart doily lace edge punch and made Happy Birthday and 80 banners on computer. The leaves were xcut punches, maple and beech, using silver paper and some green from 'floral' stack.
|Winter Millie (close up)|
Colouring for Millie:
Dress, Hat, Mittens, Bow and Flowers: Copics V12, V15
Skin/Fur: Copics E31, E33 and E35.
Plantpot: Promarkers Cool Grey 2 and 4
Fur Trims: Diamond Stickle
Lili of The Valley - Challenge No. 73 (blog hop) - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge No 138 - Anything Goes
Dutch Dare Card Challenge No. 90 - Clean & Simple
I had a look at a lot of different cards on the challenges over the weekend with my family and was surprised how we all liked different ones. What one person loved, another wasn't keen on, vice versa etc. Also last month I made a card and didn't like it and was about to throw it in the bin. My daughter was flabbergasted and said she absolutely loved it! It made me think - beauty really is in the eye of the beholder LOL.
Final word goes to my mum: - below is a lovely photo of her aged about six, with her mother at the seaside. It would have been about 1936. I love that she looks so happy!!!
Happy 80th Birthday Mum!!!