Sunday, April 24, 2011

Flowery Thanks


This week's one layer challenge on Susan's Simplicity blog is to use an old stamp to make a thank you card. I pulled out my 2007 sale-abration set, Delight in Life and retired Wonderful Words. I did have fun trying Wild Wasabi and Rich Razzelberry for the first time. Love them! I may not have exactly followed the instructions to the letter. Embellishments were to be kept to a minimium but the purple bling really wanted to play today and Susan swears that bling is always a good thing.

If I was to do this over, I would move the flower over a little so that it was a little off the edge of the card, it may ground it a bit better. I would also have included a bit more of the scroll from the top of of the t in thank you - it seems a bit chopped, which it is but still.

Additional Challenges this Card Fits:
Challenge up your life - Masking (and lots of it! The flower was masked twice and all the leaves are in fact individually stamped around the flower.)
Daring Cardmakers - Speaking Professionally - As my Secretary's Day card for Wednesday
Fussy and Fancy - Springtime
Less is More - Off Centre

12 comments:

  1. Hi Christine,
    This is a really charming card and I must admit that the bit of bling does look good!
    Thanks for joining our challenge this time and we hope to see you again next week!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. Elegant simple card. Thanks for playing along with DCM Speaking Professionally this week. Happy Easter from:

    Zuzana x x

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  3. Lovely card and that flower is so lovely.

    Marie

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  4. This is really beautiful! Thanks for joining Fussy and Fancy this time! Hope to see you again soon! Lisa

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  5. A lovely card, the flower is fab. x

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  6. What a FAB stamp that is. I bet it would look great with another stamped layer on the middle section
    Thanks so much
    mandi
    Diva LIM
    Less is MoreGreat to see you

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  7. Great card, love the sketchy style of stamp :)
    Jenny x

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  8. I love that bit of bling...perfect finishing touch!

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  9. I agree that this is a great colour combo, and what a nice and quick thank you card!

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