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Monday, August 12, 2013

Debbie's mom is 90

This summer I have had a large number of requests for cards, especially for special occasions.  I enjoy doing such cards, but also feel some pressure to make sure they are indeed special.  Recently I discovered how much I like the classy look of ivory and black - now I  have a number of such cards to make.  I really like this scenic DP from Recollections - need to shop to find more like it!  The other cs is from my stash.  The only letter dies I have are this set by Olivia - a bit too large so I had to compress them for this layout.  The bird is a Cheery Lynn Little Wild things die, from Joan's Gardens.  The birthday sentiment is a 7Gypsies library stamp. The card is 4 3/4 x 6 1/4.
Sketch:  http://www.papersweeties.com/category/blog/
Ribbon and wings:  http://reasonableribbon.blogspot.com/search/label/challenges
Any:  http://www.lovesrubberstampschallenges.com/
Vintage, Scenic BG paper, bird, die cut sentiment:  http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/08/this-weeks-challenge.html

7 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful, I love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  2. Fabulous card, love the colors used and all the details on your card! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  3. Dorothy, this is so pretty. I love the vintage feel you gave it. The black and ivory is very classy!
    Thanks for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our weekly challenge.
    Joan
    www.atjoansgardens.com

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  4. Fabulous birthday card. Thanks for playing with Loves Rubberstamps.

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  5. Dorothy, this is so, so pretty! I love the black and white color palette and that yummy damask! Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at Paper Sweeties this month :)

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  6. What a fabulous way to celebrate such a great momentous day for her! This message is a bit later than I would've liked, but I couldn't resist stopping in just to say thanks so much for participating int he Really Reasonable Challenge and sharing your adorable work! It's always a pleasure to visit out participants and get the inspiration and make blog land friends!
    Hugs,
    Tammy Louise

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  7. Gorgeous card! Love the mix of patterns and monochromatic colors! Thank you so much for joining us this month for the Paper Sweeties sketch challenge!

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