Audrey, I am so thrilled that you were crowned Queen. I don't know how I was able to put a card together for you on the same day of the challenge as I haven't been able to do that in some time, but I pushed myself in your honor. Does that mean you'll share the treasure with me???
Your work is as extraordinary as is your spirit and I feel blessed to have met you IRL and gotten to know each other b/t stamping and going on "field trips" together!
I cased one of your cards that you had cased of Karen; but, you always puts such a unique spin on your creations, that I thought it would be okay.
The other reason is personal. If I'm not mistaken, I gave Audrey the orange flower she used on her card. Audrey gave me the MFT Flourish Diecut awhile back. And, we were together at Hobby Lobby when I found the beautiful cloisonne flower I used on this card. So, I thought I would put our 3 memories together.
OMG, I've always wanted to do a border layered card. I don't really know how, but I just kept addin' them on. I hope you can see all of them in the photo.
I added a sentiment I thought Audrey would like, an unusual ribbon for one of the borders with big flowers and lots of pearls. If you look real close on the bottom right side, you'll see the little "queen's crown" stamped onto a jewel tag.
Audrey, my friend, my punchie pal and almost twinzi 11 mos. apart, I hope you enjoy my rendition of your beautiful card. I wish I could do more, but your gallery is so awesome, I'd probably keel over trying to do another one.
Here's to you Queenie! Hugz Twinzi!
SU Lace Ribbon Border Punch
SU Label Punch
SU Jewel Tag Punch
MS Flower Border Punch
MS Embossed Zig Zag Border Punch
EK Success Embossed Curve Border Punch
MFT Flourish Diecut
Prima cloisonne flower
Large Flower Lace Ribbon Trim
SU Tiny Tags - Queen's Crown
Fiskar's All Around Quote
I think that covers it all. ENJOY YOUR REIGN!
Date: Friday, November 2, 2012 GMT Views: 1311
Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 12521
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 5:02 PM
Pam, all these layers look amazing done in vanilla! Your lace ribbon trim along with that beautiful green flower are so soft, delicate and feminine! I can tell you are a real feminine gal by the way you create your cards. Your flourish and all those sweetly added pearls are perfect! How you managed to make this today is beyond me. Oh, and btw, Audrey and I are 13 months apart, so depending on which direction you and she are, we just may be closer twinzie! ; ) You'll need to let me know
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 5:12 PM
WOW!!! So beautiful!!! LOVE your cloisonne flower! The green pearls along with the fabulous flower look so VERY pretty against the crisp white! And yes!!! Wonderful layers and die cuts!!!
All the kind words about AudreyAnn show your kind heart too! Fabulous case and gorgeous card!!!
ps (thanks for the giggle, I will take the scooter too!)
Opps, guess it is "crisp" vanilla, now should I blame my eyes or my typing???
Registered: November 9, 2004 Location: Hampton Roads, VA Posts: 9460
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 6:17 PM
Pam, aka Pamzi, aka Twinzi - you've really outdone yourself on this one!!!!!!!! The longer I look at this beauty the more I see and the more I love it. Your choice to go with vanilla is so striking, and all the punched detailing is stunning. I love the flourish, the oh so feminine cloisonne flower, those fab diecut leaves (which you know I LOVE), and all the pearls. The beautiful sentiment AND ooooooh that teensy weensy crown just make it even more special :)!!!!! I looked and looked, I thought and thought, and then I knew - yes, it's a crown :). And yes the beautiful orange flower on my card was given to me by you. Thank you for playing today - it's such a special feeling to see your card here in this gallery. Hugz and blessings my punchie friend!!!
Registered: July 9, 2008 Location: Stars Fell on Alabama Posts: 46703
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 6:57 PM
I knew you would come up with an awesome card for Audzi. Bringing out the cloisonne flower, too. Wow! It is a beauty. See those green pearls, etc. on your card? This is the color I am turning over yours and Audzi's shopping trips. LOL Does she know as much about you as I know? :rolleyes::)
I'll have to fill her in.
Seriously, it sounds as if you two are having so much fun. Just don't get each other into too much trouble.
I wish I had time tomorrow to case another one of Audzi's cards. Her gallery is so outstanding.
I'm sure you have pleased her greatly with your beautiful card.
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Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 7:03 PM
Oh girl...you have brought honor to the Queen in high fashion indeed! Mercy, cloisonne flower, who knew there was such a purdy thang? The sweet friendship you share rings out in this work Pam. Delicate and beautiful, and soooo "Audzie"! Hugz.....
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 @ 6:58 AM
Pam, a lovely card to honor our Queen AudreyAnn this week! Love all the punches and die cuts you have used, great job!! Everything going okay??
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