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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Special birthday

A friend asked me to make a card her her sister's 90th birthday - seems like I have done several of these lately.  Must be something about my own age...!!!  I used a stamp that has been collecting dust (not sure it has seen ink before) and I think it will soon be a favorite - I like the black and white look and it lends itself to that.  It is by Fiskars. Watercolor pencils with an aquapen added a bit of color.  The floral embossing is a new (prize) folder by WeR Memory Keepers.  I used some scraps for the stamped panel and the bg as well as the punched butterflies.  A bit of glitter adds sparkle.  The sentiment is by my computer.  What is my favorite tool?  It is certainly my die cut machine - for dies and embossing - I make very few cards without one or the other!
Sketch:   Your Next Stamp
Flowers:   Crafting When we Can
                  Allsorts
                  Morgans Artworld
                  Simon Says Stamp Wednesday 
Butterflies:   Pink Gem
Favorite tool:   Simon Says Stamp Monday
Favorite stamp:   Penny Black at Allsorts
Fancy:   Fussy and Fancy
Any:    Lemon Shortbread
             Digital Delights 
Scraps:    Hiding in my Craftroom 

15 comments:

  1. A really glorious floral card, my thanks for joining our Hearts and Flowers theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  2. Thanks for sharing your lovely card at Allsorts 'HEARTS AND/ OR FLOWERS' challenge, good luck in the draw. ♥
    [aNNie DT for Allsorts Challenges]

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  3. Just popped back to thank you for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge as well.

    B x

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  4. So beautiful! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  5. Such a fabulous card! I love the image! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Gina xx

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  6. So pretty! Thanks for playing along at Hiding In My Craft Room! Miranda DT

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  7. Oh what a pretty card, the black is really striking. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

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  8. A lovely bright and cheerful card. A very nice colour combination too. Thanks for joining our challenge at Fussy and Fancy. Marlies

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  9. Very elegant with the black and white. And festive with the orange and yellow flowers. Thanks for joining the super scraps challenge over at Hiding In My Craft Room. Beth DT

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  10. So sweet! So glad you joined us at Morgan's Artworld.

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  11. this is so pretty! i love the black and white colour combo with the pop of bright colours. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more!
    linda

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  12. Pretty, love the flower stamp you used.

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  13. Very pretty! I love the contrast and embossed patterns. The image is cute as well. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

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  14. so sweet :) thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  15. Beautiful card for big birthday!
    Thank you for sharing over at Penny Black and more;-))m

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