Birthday card for my faithful friend, Violeta. We started out as co-workers, became close friends, and now she is family. Violeta has done much "mothering" to me and many others over the years. And Thursday this precious friend will turn 80. She began playing piano in her 50's, still sings in her church choir, and her life touches everyone, because she loves everyone well. And, she does sing and make music with all her soul!
When I saw this card made by Wendy in her Mom's RAK gallery, I knew it was the one to case for my friend Violeta. The Scripture is so perfect to reflect Violeta's life. Happiness flows from her! The keyboard is a Google image, printed on high gloss photo paper. The piano top was free handed, and is up on thick foam dimensionals to make it appear as if the keys are below.
Wendy, thank you for your inspiration, and thanks for looking!
Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013 GMT Views: 5512
Registered: April 22, 2005 Location: Boca Raton, FL Posts: 14406
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 3:13 PM
Your friend, Violeta, will have her heart singing when she receives this beautiful card. I can't imagine the time it must have taken to make this; those piano keys alone are eye-catching, not to mention all the other beautiful embellishments. Just a beautiful card!
Registered: December 4, 2009 Location: Southern Utah's Dixie Posts: 18510
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 3:25 PM
Pat, this beautiful creation is as beautiful as a choir singing a beautiful song! From the heart to the soul, this beauty is so very touching! Your friend Violeta, will surely feel the music in her heart when she receives this wonderful creation!
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 22167
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 4:17 PM
WOW! This is amazing and that keyboard looks real!! The keys all look individually cut! The flowers, pearls- all of it- Just wow! What a special friend you have and how thrilled she will be to receive this over-the-top gorgeous card!
Registered: February 9, 2010 Location: Mentone, California Posts: 7380
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 4:32 PM
I think the saying goes... good friends are the family God forgot to give to us... something like that! :-) First, a blessing to have someone like that in your life and second this card was obviously made with much love and she will feel it strongly when opening this AMAZING work of art. Love that your keyboard looks like you could set right down and play at it and your dp, flower and pearl treatment ROCK! The sentiment is so perfect as well. This is pinned and a FAVORITE for sure!
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
Oh Pat, how gorgeous!!! The piano shape is wonderful and I am sure will be very much appreciated by your dear friend! LOVE your beautiful flowers and swirling pearls!!! I am in awe of the keyboard! They look so real, just tiny! Fabulous, fabulous card!!!
Registered: October 26, 2009 Location: Oakhurst, near Yosemite Nat'l Park. Posts: 36011
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 @ 5:46 PM
OMGosh, that is just tooooo beautiful!!!!! How do you do it?!? my goodness, so creative, so gorgeous! I just can't stop looking at it! Is your hand better? Sure hope so, you need to keep giving us these masterpieces to feast out eyes upon! No pressure or anything LOL! Love it!!!
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