Saturday, 15 January 2011

My first Tea-light card

This type of project has been on my 'to try' list for a while now,
and boy was it fun to make when I finally got round to giving it a go!
I am really happy with the result too.
It is a first but definatly not the last :OD

View from the front.
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The stamp says
'Congratulations on your Birthday'




View from the side/back.
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View from behind.
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The stamp says
'Go with confidence in the direction of your dreams,
live the life you have imagined'.


Inside.
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Pocket to the left with a message tag,
Pocket to the right to hold 6 tealights
(I chose ones in a light blue colour, with a sent of fresh cotton...Yummy!)
The text stamp inside reads ' Hug to you'.


The spine.
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A little detail of a copper heart attached with a copper jump ring.
I am LOVING the thick velvet ribbon with the loop details from Bikubben.
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The beautiful design Papers are from Maja Design, trinkets from Minne Hjørne,
Text stamps from Stempelglede
(a gift from wenche, and I am so pleased with them! Thanks honey).
I have used pink and blue coloured pencil to colour the details on the stamps.
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Cardstock Bazzil Biscuit (?), flowers from Story Teller, edge punch 'doily' from Martha Stewart.
The whole project is distressed along the edges with sandpaper and a nail file,
then Distressed with Tim Holtz - Vintage photo
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Measurements taken from here
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I am entering this project for the following challenges:

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Thank you so much for commenting,
I know it takes time and I should be better at it myself....
But all comments are greatly apreciated :O)
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Hugs Nina xx

28 comments:

  1. Oh wow, wow, amazing!!!!! Hugs! Gosia S.

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  2. Super pretty project! And thank you so much for the link to the measurements! I have made tealight candle cards in a much simpler form. I just love the way you have decorated yours.

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  3. w så flot projekt, lækre detaljer og nydeligt dekoreret, supert

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  4. Hei NIna :o) Tusen takk for koselig kommentar i bloggen min!
    Så lekkert telys kort du har lagd!! Nydelige farger og pynt!

    Klem :o)

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  5. Nydelig telyskort du har laget, og vakre ark du har brukt. Tusen takk for at du deltar på utfordringen til Kort o Mania.

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  6. OOOMMMMGGGG, Nina!!! Dette var sååå vakkert og sååå vintage ala Nina ♥, nydelige detaljer og jammen har du vært flink til å bruke mange av tekstene :)
    Hmm..har ikke jeg bursdag snart da...?!?!? Bare jeg som sikler litt her. Du får 20 i stil fra meg!!!!!! Flinka :)
    Go'klemmer, Wenche :0)

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  7. Ahhhh Sååå Nyyydelig:-)Liker fargene og at du har laget T-Lys kortet i romantisk Vintage stil .I Like:-)

    Klem Fra Eva Helen

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  8. OMGosh this is simply stunning! love the charm touch & your papers are wonderful! Great sentiment ! I have yet to tackle a tealight holder card! Thanks for sharing your birthday creations with us fairies this fortnight at FFF!! Don't forget we are having a DT call too!!

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  9. OMG! I've found you and now I follow you! LOL
    I really love your project and this flowers are sooo pretty!
    Love the stamps too!
    Thanks for join at the totally gorjuss challenge this week

    hugs, ALbert

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  10. Nydelig og flott gjennomført telyskort! :) Mottaker av denne må bli veldig glad! Takk for ditt bidrag til Kort o Mania. Klem.

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  11. Et lekkert telys-kort Nina!!
    Helt nydelige farger og flott pyntet!! Lekkert!!

    Ha en fin søndag! Klem Laila.

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  12. Noe så lekkert!!! Nydelige farger og et ordentlig elegant preg :-D
    Lekkert :-)
    Tusen takk for at du deltar hos Kort O Mania.
    Klem Guro

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  13. Hi Nina, what a stunning tea-light card. The papers and colour scheme are beautiful and I really love the vintage style embellishments. Thanks for joining in with my “something new” challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  14. For et fantastisk vakkert kort. Så gjennomført og lekkert med lyseblå telys. Tekststemplene var så nydelige, fargene og pynten, alt var passet som hånd i hanske. Vakkert!!!!

    Ha en fin søndag!

    Klem, Trine :)

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  15. Oh wow Nina this is utterly beautiful!
    I so love that gorgeous paper and your design is wonderful!
    Such a stunning creation!
    hugs
    kim x

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  16. This is stunning Nina. Your makes are all so special!
    You asked about the intricate work on the front of the cards on a recent post of mine. Actually the paper comes like that. it is the new Papermania Birdsong collection. You get 5 sheets, different colours and they all have the same intricate cut out on them
    They are great aren't they?
    hugs sarah x

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  17. du er virkelig dyktig!
    og tusen takk for så oppmuntrende ord fra deg.
    gleder!
    klem

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  18. OMG!! wow så lekkert! helt utrolig nydelig :D
    takk for at du deltar hos kort o mania!
    klem linda sl

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  19. Nina, this is stunning.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  20. Wow dette var alldeles nydelig Nina!
    Lekkert pyntet og vakre mønster ark:)
    Liker alt her.
    Ha en flott dag, klem:)

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  21. Nydelig telyskort. Båndet du har brukt er bare så vakkert. Flotte tekster og nydelige ark. Klem

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  22. Ja dette var jo et riktig så flott telyskort.
    Så fantastiskt pyntet på alle sider, likte godt mønsterarkene dine:)
    Takk for at du deltar hos scrappekammeret, klem Linda:)

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  23. Åhhh, helt underbart kort!! Gillar verkligen dina färgval och alla detaljer! Utmaningen hos Scrappekammeret är tyvärr minst 4 blommor och alla ska vara olika men vi hoppas att du vill delta med ett annat bidrag! Tusen tack!

    Kram
    Linda

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  24. Hi Nina

    this is just so precious a wonderful gift and so well made, its stunning, thanks for joining us at TPC

    Joey x

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  25. This is gorgeous and such a lovely idea. Thanks for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week. Hugs Suzie x

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  26. Wow, what a wonderful idea. Thanks for joining with us at Totally Gorjuss this week.

    Hugs
    Heike

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  27. Hej Nina!!

    Så klart jag ska hjälpa dig men vet inte riktigt vad du menar??? Kan du maila till mig eller skriva din fråga igen i min blogg?

    Mvh
    Linda K - Pysselbus

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  28. WOW sååå lekkert! Herlige farger og mønsterark du har brukt!
    -klem-

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