Friday, November 18, 2011

Universal Children's Day

November 20th marks International Children's Day. As a special treat, my daughter's school allowed them to have a 'pyjama day' today and asked us to put a special treat or note into our kids' lunch bag. Of course, what better opportunity to make her a handmade card with one of her favorite stamp sets, Pony Party.

My daughter is almost 6 years old, loves pink and loves glitter. To give the winged pony even more glitz, I embossed her in the new Pewter Embossing Powder. I also used this week's Freshly Made Sketch for this card's layout. It worked perfectly with my central image. I tied a knot on my ribbon instead of adding a sentiment where the circle is. I hope my daughter liked her little surprise ~ I'll find out soon enough!


Tips & Tricks:

*All of the patterns in the hostess DSP, Cheerful Treat, coordinates so well together. I love how the Melon Mambo polka dots coordinate so well with the Lucky Limeade polka dot blooms.
*What can be more fairytale-like than our In Color Ruffled Ribbon? It is so beautiful!
*To give the wings a bit of extra dimension I embossed them separately, cut them out and mounted them on dimensionals.
*I made sure to use as much Dazzling Diamonds Glitter as I could - inside the unicorn and around.

I wish all the children of the world a wonderful Universal Children's Day. 'Til next time, keep letting stamps bring out your creativity!

7 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

So cute - especially with the extra sparkle! I bet you daughter loved it!

Christy Q said...

Beautiful - I'm sure your daughter loved the card with the extra sparkle. The embossing adds such a fantastic level of detail to your card. Thanks for playing along with Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Lauri Ingram said...

I am sure she loved it! Fun sparkly card and I love the dimension of the wings! Thanks for joining Freshly Made Sketches!

Jen said...

What a sweet card for your daughter. I'm sure she loved all the shimmer and glimmer! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Cindy said...

What an adorable card! I bet your daughter was so happy and proud! Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Jennifer said...

What a wonderful treat for her!! The coloring is perfect! So glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Jen Timko

Lesley said...

What a sweet card! I am sure your daughter loved it!!! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!