Friday, 2 December 2011

Secret Element Christmas Card

Good morning everyone, I'm typing this post on a very wet and windy Thursday evening as I'll be sitting in the hairdressers when this post goes live. I'm really hoping the weather is a bit better too.
It's time for a new challenge over at Polka Doodles and this week Team A (which includes me) will be giving you some inspiration. We've split into 2 teams to save challenge entrants having to trawl through a gazillion creations to reach the link tool.
This week's challenge has been chosen by Enfys and she would like to see a creation with a Secret Element suitable for a child (or in my case a teenager). I chose to make something suitable for my nephews who are in their later teens.



All the elements on my card are from the Magical Winter CD set and I chose the cute penguin together with papers in colours suitable for boys (or girls who don't like pink!).
I assembled the front of the card in layers as you see, adding a little glitz with navy glitter card. I covered part of the inside with the same backing paper and made a pocket to tuck a gift card in (for game and music mad teenagers) and added a cut out penguin with foam tape.
I finished off with a central border of dotty paper and a sentiment from the CD, leaving room either side to write a message to the recipient. As you see, very simple!
Challenges for my creation:
Fab 'n' Funky - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking and have a great day,
Fliss xx

13 comments:

  1. Lovely cards! Enjoy your time at the hairdresser's! Valerie

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  2. We have sunshine here Fliss - hope you have too. Lovely card - great idea - Jacqueline xx

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  3. This is adorable Fliss xoxo

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  4. this is a gorgeous card for a teenager Fliss! I love how you have done the inside up to match in with the front. The gift tag pocket is ingenious
    Dot x

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  5. oh this is perfect for the teenager hun,love how you have done the inside,hugs cherylxxxx

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  6. This is great Fliss, love the penguin inside next to the gift card, looks like he is keeping guard,just brilliant. Have a good weekend.
    Irene xx

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  7. Fliss
    This warms the heart as it is so cheerful. So lovely.
    It is bitterly cold here not helped that we've had no heating or hot water since Sunday :(
    Have you popped on over to TSC - if not then I am delighted to tell you that you made my Top 3 for the Ribbon & Lace challenge. If you contact Val you will receive a button to add to your sidebar.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  8. Hi Fliss, your card is so cute. Love the image.
    It's really great.
    hugs,
    Doreen xx

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  9. What a great way to give someone a voucher. Thanks for joining us at Divas

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  10. Lovely projecta Fliss - that penguine is so fun! Cheers Claire x

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  11. Lovely card, the penguine looks wonderful.

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  12. Thanks for joining in with my challenge with your fab project Fliss (love your Timmie tags as well!)
    hugs
    En x

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  13. What a sweet card! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky's "Anything Goes" challenge!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx