Saturday, 26 March 2016

New Venture

Friends of ours are opening a new cafe next week, after renovating a house in the centre of Bristol which was the home of the 18th century poet, Thomas Chatterton.  This a completely new venture for the family and I thought I'd make them a card with a 'cafe' theme to wish them 'Good Luck'.   
 The card base was die cut with a Sizzix 'Circle Flip-Its #2' die.  The patterned paper is from a Dovecraft paper stack.  


The cupcake on the reverse of the circle was punched with a SU punch and I embossed the top part with a Cuttlebug 'Tiny Bubbles' embossing folder, before attaching the top part with foam pads.

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge ~ Food and Drink
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper March 2016 challenge

16 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Liz! I love the flip design and the papers are perfect for the occasion! I am sure your friends will love it :-)

    Wishing them every success with the cafe :-)
    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. That's a perfect good luck card for their new venture. I'm sue they will be over the moon with it. Cara x

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  3. What a gorgeous card!! I love the flip design and the papers you used!! Happy Easter!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. Brilliant card for the occasion.

    Kath x

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  5. What a lovely card to give to your friends. Such a pretty design and love how you've popped the cupcake on the reverse of the disk, very creative x

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  6. A beautiful card and perfect for the occasion Liz.

    Sue xx

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  7. This is awesome Liz! Love your flip card and all the lovely details. Awesome cupcake surprise on the inside.

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  8. Perfect card for your friends Liz. love this shape.
    Pam x

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  9. Great card Liz, Perfect for your friends, I'm sure they'll be pleased with it.
    I have those lovely papers and matching decoupage pad which I picked up at a craft fair....I really must use them after seeing your make!
    Janice x

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  10. Hi Liz, just having a 'wander' thru' blogland and found you. This card is so pretty and perfect for the occasion.

    Liz x

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  11. I love swing cards and this is perfect for your friends. How exciting for them.

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  12. Lovely flip card Liz! Perfect for the celebration.

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  13. Just seen your card in Quick cards made easy, congratulations! It's lovely. Cara x

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    1. Thank you. I was thrilled that they printed it in the magazine. x

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  14. What a great card to celebrate your friend's new venture and the flip die makes a great design. I love the yummy cake on the reverse of the flip too. x

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  15. Sorry Liz, I meant to say congratulations on having a card published in Quick Cards! x

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