I just can't help myself. I love making French cards!
I haven't had time to make a card in over a month. This has been in the works during the last month. A little bit here, a little bit there.
I found a glitter roll at Michael's with the flourishes and fleur de lis that I've been wanting to use and what better way to use it than with a French themed card!
I used MME The Station DP and a border punch at the bottom which you can't see in the photo b/c of the ribbon I placed in front of it - who knew???
Framed the Eiffel Tower with 2 nesties. I sponged the first one with the image and used the dp for the matted nestie behind it. The image was cut out and popped up. I added crystal effects and a sprinking of glitter to it for a more noticeable focal point.
The rest was the glitter roll and a hand-made lace ribbon flower I made a long time ago and hadn't used. I don't even remember how to make it. I saw it on You Tube and now don't know where it was. Oh well....
Thanks for taking a look and I'll be by to check up on my buddies and comment as soon as I can.
Date: Monday, August 19, 2013 GMT Views: 2608
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Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 6:53 AM
Hey Pamzi....your card LOOKS like you've been working on if for a month.....so beautifully put together....every detail perfectly offsetting each other.....I just saw one of those lace flowers somewhere....probablly on Pinterest....love them!! So glad you had time to add the finishing touches and upload your gorgeous card!!!
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Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 2:40 AM
Yay - so fun to find you this morning - I have missed you! I know you are super busy and I know that making this card felt good! I love all the great details - looks so French! Great image, super shading, great touches. It is so you! Hugz - millions of them and many hopes and wishes that you are well Sis.
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Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 5:38 PM
Hey, Sista Pam! Your French themed card is strikingly handsome, I must say! I can see your border punch on the inside, btw. Beautiful sponging and lacy flower, and I love how you stamped the tower twice and cut one out; very dimensional! Did you know Mike is a 100% Frenchman? Course that doesn't make me French! (Oh, that's why I used the French Script on my card today, it's going to his sister.) I love the clean crispness of this beauty~Hugs
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