Lovely Friend

Found another challenge blog and decided to enter it for fun.

Fab Friday 187

I liked the sketch and this is my take on it. The die I used is from a Spellbinders label set to which I added some dry embossing once it was cut. Folder used is from Craft Concepts titled In Bloom. PP is from my stash by GKD and I cut the layer and added it to a dark green layer to match the greens in the pp. The stamped image and sentiments are from my current favourite set by SSS called Be Kind and I heat embossed the leaf image with silver. Used Distress Oxides Blueprint Sketch and Mowed Lawn to colour. I die cut several more to glue together for stability and dimension. It was bigger than the card front so once glued to front I cut off the edges. After I had positioned the label I added the die cut leaves on top and then added the sentiment. I had stamped these 2 words together, but didn’t like the width of the white scrap so I ended up fussy cutting until I liked how it looked. I often do this with a sentiment if I am not happy with size. This is a somewhat busy looking card, but somehow it works and I quite like the result.

14 thoughts on “Lovely Friend

  1. Thanks Judy – Glad you like it. Right now I’m going through my stash of cards and sorting them into various groups (masculine, feminine etc). Once that is done I shall go through my birthday calendar and prepare each months set which then go into the month files. I can pull out each month and send with less hassle this way and hopefully not forget to mail something. Decided I had better do this as my stash was becoming messy so instead of creating cards I’m sorting and storing.

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  2. Very striking design and colors. Once you are done organizing could you stop by my place and help me out? I seem to have a closet that is over-run with seldom used stuff that now I don’t even know what I have any more.

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  3. Sure – I can help you with that. It is one of the things I’ve been known for. Always did have an organization bent. Glad you like my card.

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