Practicing Creativity

A handbag shaped birthday card


I used the Black & White Damask Handbag Card Mini Kit by Sandie Burchell to create this purse shaped birthday card for a friend.


Like almost all my kit cards, I sassed it up a bit; kind of like this Paris vintage look conertina card.


I added black pearl borders interspersed with red pearls for a bit 'o bling. For a 3D look, the layers on the purse flap and sentiment are propped up with doubled-sided mousse tape and the butterflies are duplified as well. A red button closure is the touche finale.

Supply List
Paper – Black & White Damask Handbag Card Mini Kit by Sandie Burchell
Embellishments – black pearl border, red pearls, red button

I'm linking up with the following challenges: Unstampabelles #68 – Layering and Borders, Crafty Creations #342 – ATG, Creative Moments #118 – ATG, Mod Squad 24/05/17 – Birthday Bash, and PaperMinutes #148 – Butterflies.

10 comments

  1. So pretty and glam! I love all the bling and the butterflies.

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  2. Wow, what a cool bday card purse - this is so cute - who wouldn't love receiving this for their bday? Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

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  3. Beautiful bling! Great card. Love it. Thanks for sharing this treasure with us at Unstampabelles.

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  4. Another beautiful creation Shani!

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  5. What a beautiful creation! I love your embeleshements. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments and good luck.
    xx Grietje
    DT Creative Moment

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  6. Whoa! How creative that is - and such a fun design! I think I have enough die cuts that I could do something similar... whooeeee - off to try it!! Thanks for the inspiration Shani!
    ~ginny

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  7. This is really very stylish!

    Thanks for sharing over at Creative Moments!

    Hugz Tinz

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  8. Anonymous28/5/17 03:55

    A gorgeous 3D card. Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles.

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  9. What a great card idea! Love the black and white with some pops of red. Tres chic!

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  10. Your purse card is so very sweet. Thanks for showing it on Paperminutes.

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