Monday, 17 July 2017

A garden puzzle


I was asked to make a card for a lady who had recently had her 50th birthday, so this was to be an 'unbirthday' card. I was told that she loves puzzles and gardening and flowers.

I used a floral background paper with punched borders and Hunkydory supplies, layering up various toppers and adding one or two vellum items and some Docraft flowers and pearls. I had a look at the puzzle books in Poundland and lo and behold there was a 'garden plant' word search puzzle - perfect to add to the card.


A Hunkydory circular topper on the left and a mat with a punched border on the right under the sentiment panel.


This is for:

My time to craft 350: in the garden
Craftaholics R us 27: summer
Eclectic Ellapu July: summer colours
4 crafty  chicks 359: summer celebrations
Card mania 94: summer fun
Creatalicious 119: anything goes + option: summer
Cards und more 14: anything goes with summer
Cardz 4 galz 51: butterflies
Alphabet: I for insects
Scrap and craft inspiration 5: summertime with butterflies
Country view crafts July: things with wings
Daisy chain 10: floral
As you like it: do you prefer pearls or gems and why - I love using either, especially pearls in the centre of flowers
Crafty cardmakers 193: lots of layers
Fairytale 171: hobby - gardening (and puzzles)

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, love the 'word search' addition

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers

    June/DT

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  2. Oh this is fun! Thanks for sharing at Craftaholics R Us.
    Owner/DT Janis

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  3. This is gorgeous! I love the colors, and the bright and cheery happiness of this card. Thanks so much for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz! - Chris, DT

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  4. This is a great idea for a card! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Sian.

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  5. Fabulous card Hazel, what a clever idea to incorporate the recipients two passions and I am sure she will love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Daisy Chain and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

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  6. Oh super fun, love the search word along the side. Great colors. Thanks for sharing with us at 4CC.
    Leanne DT/4CC

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  7. Beautiful card with a fabulous design, loving all those flowers! Thanks for joining us at Craft Cardmakers.
    Happy Crafting
    Glenda DT

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  8. this is so magnificent!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at alphabet challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  9. Great card, Hazel and very original.

    Thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge.

    Helen x

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  10. A beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  11. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional summer” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

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  12. What a wonderfully customized card! Thanks so much for joining us at As You Like It Challenge!

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  13. Absolutely gorgeous, and what a fabulous use of the pearls! Thanks for sharing with us at AYLI for this challenge. Hugs xx

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  14. Great project Hazel. Love the colours. Pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week Judy DT

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