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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Sister Birthday Card

 This card is for a very special lady that really is not my sister in the blood sense but my sister in every other way.  She is one of my very best friends and I love her more than I could possibly love her if she were blood.  I hope she likes this little showing of my feelings towards her for her birthday.

I first found the sketch from Sketch N Stash and then chose my stamp.  I love this cutie from Bildmalarna holding the heart.  I crop with a couple ladies each week and we had a challenge where each lady brought something that had to be used on our creation.  One lady brought a button, one flowers and one a little paper pad where we had to use two different patterned papers.  The small cream flower is the one I used from the lady.  I actually had three of them but they disappeared off my desk one at a time.  My grandson and I searched everywhere for them.  I just could not figure out where they went.  Well as I was starting to work on said project, Charlie, my pain in the behind cat, jumped up and grabbed my last little cream flower and ran off.  I chased him down and rescued the poor flower.  I can almost bet where the other two are now!  Anyway, due to missing items, I had to dig thru my punches until I found the closest I had and punched me out a few more flowers.  Dug through some more old stash until I found some golden rhinestones for the centers.  Now on to pick the papers.  I just laid my image on each paper in the pad and found the ones I thought she looked best on and used those two. The lace border is a die from Magnolia and the sentiment is a stamp and die from Whimsy.  The ribbon was a small piece of leftover at the bottom of my ribbon bag. The greenery is a MS punch.  Stitching, inking and a little stickles and I called it done.


Thank you all for stopping by.  May God watch over you and keep you safe.

Challenges:

Sketch N Stash- sketch .....oldest stash would be the rhinestones.  newest would be the paper as the pad was just purchased for this challenge.

ABC Challenge- X for x-tra special

Emerald Faeries- sparkle

Card and Scrap- Bithday

Cards Galore- flowers

The Crafting Cafe- anything goes

Live and Love- pink

Shopping Our Stash- oldest ribbon.....not sure if this is actually the oldest but it has been around a very very long time!  lol

Bearly Mine-anything goes

Anything goes-girly

12 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous card,love the image, colours and layout. Thank you for joining us at the Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DT

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  2. Such a beautiful card. I love the sweet image, fabulous colouring and pretty detailing.
    Thank you for taking part in the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge.
    Sue xx

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  3. Hvor er den bare smuk ♥

    1000 tak for ar du deltager på card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz♥

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  4. A lovely card, such a sweet image and pretty papers and flowers. I'm sure your friend will appreciate the thought too.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

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  5. How did my cat get into your house? I have a craft supply thief too :) This turned out completely adorable, and your friend is definitely going to treasure it! Thanks so much for coming to play at Shopping our Stash this week :)

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  6. Such a sweet & pretty card! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  7. Så nydelig kort.
    Tusen takk for at du deltar hos Card and Scrap :)

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  8. what a sweet and adorable card, that ribbon is an oldie but a goodie! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week!

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  9. Virkeligt et smukt kort.
    Tak for at du er med på udfordringen hos Card and scrap.
    DT Sanne

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  10. A gorgeous card and beautifully coloured image, love your little flower arrangements. Thanks for sharing with us over at The ABC Challenges. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

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  11. I love these charming images. Your card is beautiful! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge! Good luck and be sure and play with us again!

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  12. Beautyful card :=)
    Thakns for joing us at Card and scrap
    DT-Anita

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