This is a few roses to cheer up a friend Denise to help her get better. join us this week for our t-pot party.
she loves roses, tulips and kitties. I am going to have alittle kitty inside with her get well wishes. and might put in a couple loose material rose petals too, to go along with the story...:0)
I had much troubles getting here to the finish, as I have not many rose stamps and only one tiny kitty one, so thought I would draw one. I can only draw off pictures and |I searched a long time and couldnt find a kitten with roses, as I wanted to combine the both, so I finally found a cute cat from aristocats from disney and drew it. After drawing it on my last piece of water color paper and tracing it with the black no run marker, I went to color it and it did not shade at all, or hardly any so had to scratch that idea.
so went through all my bits and pieces and found a couple rose stickers, I know she likes bright colors and all |I had were soft ones...lol..so kept looking...lol. Now its after 1 a.m....so....And I am one that hates to finish in the middle of a card, except the insides so took a coupole rose stickers and went with that.
I found this nice die-cut my mom sent me and the one sticker fit so nice in the corner, sponged teh edges and added the tiny rose to balance it off , from another set of stickers and fancy cut it out.
I goofed on the sponging on the edges and got some a bit on the outside on one spot so had to do all the way around to match. didnt show up well on white so put it on a black bg and decided to set that off with the pretty green that was on the leaves a bit. then added that to white card base and still needed something so added the little corners. If wasnt sending that far would try a pretty bow , but they stick out too much.
Sooo hope she likes it. I only have one get well stamp and the font of it didnt match the roses so added a believe, to help her know she can believe in herself to get better, and will put the lil kitty and get well soon in the inside.
Tired know so I do say sorry for the long story here...thanks for the visit..:0)
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 GMT Views: 726
Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Kingsland, Georgia Posts: 30222
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 3:43 AM
Sounds like you worked so hard on your card-no wonder you are tired. But this turned out delightful. I love how you shaded your focal point. the rose images are so very pretty. It will be so cute when Denise opens it to find a Kitty inside. You are so thoughtful!
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Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 4:47 AM
Some days are just like that, Wendy! A couple times in the past I've had all my materials layed out, picked out a card to case from a queen, looked at it all and just didn't feel it in me to create. So I put everything back in its rightful place. Your rose stickers look perfect on this pretty die that your mom gave to you! I think it turned out wonderful~
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Registered: April 14, 2009 Location: in my own little PINK sparkly world Posts: 12145
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 7:48 AM
I have to snicker at the route your card took cuz some of mine take that same path...but no matter how you got here...this is marvelous!! the sponging around the music score and roses and the die cut...wow...sure to bring her joy....so glad you could come to the party this week
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 75552
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 8:58 AM
The trials and tribulations of a card-maker :D. It looks just lovely - your soft sponging and rose stickers look just great, especially set against the deep green. And as for only being able to draw from a picture - if I could even do that I'd be happy!!
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Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 11:43 AM
Oh how I know what you went thru!!! Now I feel like I didn't go thru my struggle alone! : ) I think your card is so pretty! That die cut is fabulous and your sponging looks wonderful to me!!! The roses you used look perfect in the corners and I love your sentiment! AND I wish I had thought of putting a kittie on the inside of my card too! LOL