This was a fun card to make. I started with a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 base. Next I used a dots ef. Then I cut a Nestie with Pirouette Pink. I love that color. It's so soft and a pure pink. Next I stamped the flower with Versa Mark and embossed it with White ep. I then sponged it with PP ink. I used a dauber and added some of the Frost White Shimmer Paint/SU. I love that stuff! Added some punched leaves with Celery and added some flowers. Made a bow and a stick pin. Oh I did add some white lace to the first layer to hide my marks from the ef. I can't figure out to emboss a larger piece of paper w/o leaving marks.
I sent this to my friend Sue/Irishgeeensue as a thank you for all the encouragement she sent my way when I had my back surgery. She must have sent me 10 cards, calls and many prayers. Thank you Sue.
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 GMT Views: 1878
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 @ 6:26 PM
VERY pretty!!! Love the soft pink and dotted white background! Your flowers are just gorgeous!!! The ribbon and stick pin are stunning! I just love a pretty stick pin! So gorgeous, EVERYTHING is beautiful!!!
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Tue, Sep 11, 2012 @ 3:40 AM
Oh this is so pretty!! I love all your elements, and I also have troubles embossing a larger piece like that too, and can only hide the marks with ribbon, unless you can match your embossing up on each side, but thats very hard...Great, wonderful, awesome card!!
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Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 7:11 PM
Totally delish card - I love pink and the way you have created the floral centerpiece is exquisite looking. Lovely layers of sweet little flowers and a stick pin - Sweet, sweet, you are for sure feeling better and showing it in your work.
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This is simply gorgeous! When I have to emboss a larger piece of paper, I line up my folder to the pattern already embossed and I let the folder ends hang out of the cutting plates. That way the impressions of the ends of the folder won't leave a line.
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Fri, Sep 14, 2012 @ 5:54 PM
Sylvia......sister, I had to take this one in! It touched my heart the moment I saw it! Ah....beautiful way to begin the weekend. You art filled me up! Lymi
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