The QFTD is Cathleen/ctorina. Her gallery is loaded with the most beautiful cards you would ever hope to see. Talk about talent..she has it! She uses lots of punches and many of her cards have white backgrounds but I decided to case this card, http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...amp;si=ctorina where she has used designer paper. Mine may be a little busier than a lot of hers but I really loved this beauty she created.
I kept the layout and placed flowers along the bottom as she did
Different image, punches, paper, and added a bird to the top.
I stamped my large flower, watercolored, cut out and popped. Punched the two smaller ones and watercolored.
Enjoy your day, Cathleen. Hope you have lots of fun seeing what everyone does with your cards.
Punch tally: 4,000 Ooh, I meant 4 LOL but one was used 2 ways and one was using 2 different sizes, so 4 and 1 die cut = 25 lbs. lost
Date: Friday, April 23, 2010 GMT Views: 368
Stamps: SU Well Scripted, Stampabilites Sketched Flowers (using part of stamp)
Paper: SU Melon Mambo, white Bazzill cs, Martha Stewart yellow cs, dp unknown
Ink: Marker to stamp
Accessories: QuicKutz Bird die cut, Fiskars Border/Corner punch (A Tisket A Tasket) for the frame, K&CO green adhesive pearls, The Paper Studio punch for yellow flowers, two-step bird punch for leaves, microbeads
Registered: November 12, 2009 Location: Living in Western North Carolina in the mountains of beauty. Posts: 2553
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 @ 9:42 AM
I love this card... so pretty.. love the micro beads and the buttons for flower centers... also the way you interlocked the border punchings... wonderful idea... love it all..
Christmas cards... yeah I have about 120 finished at this point.. .now I just have to make the money to send them all.. LOL.. the cards are the easy part.. .the postage is another thing unto its self... I started in November for this years cards.. .that way I dont' have all the last minute stuff and do enjoy making them... I try to make about 10 of each kind.. but do find specials I have to do... still fun.. have a fun day.. I think this will be a pretty challenge..
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Registered: May 31, 2008 Location: Seattle Posts: 14549
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 @ 11:41 AM
Benzalina, what a beautiful and stunning creation! You done Cathleen proud for sure by bringing this beauty to the gallery today. Gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing today and paying tribute to Cathleen!
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Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24143
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 @ 12:49 PM
Benzi, I really and truly LOVE what you did with this case of Cathleen's card. It's so bright and cheery!! Beautiful array of colors and LOOK at all those punchez!! Girlfriend, you can eat anything you want this weekend after losing all that weight. LOVE your flowers, bird, gorgeous dp, pearls, microbeads and PATP!! Man, you didn't miss a trick on this one. Great job tallying also!! You sure did honor Cathleen with this beauty!! TFS!
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Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39782
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 @ 4:25 PM
So bright and pretty! Made me smile! I love all your punched parts. Just look at those micro beads perfectly placed on that flower center. Awesome card for sure! TFS :0)
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