Saturday, March 27, 2021

Precious

 In one of the Facebook groups I am part of, I saw a post about a women setting up a card drive for her grandmother who turned 100 this month.  The goal had been 500 cards and that goal had been crushed (surpassing it by at least 1,100 cards!) with cards from all 50 states EXCEPT Rhode Island.  When I saw that, I knew I had to step up and fix that problem.  So, I got all the details and made this card to celebrate the birthday girl's special day.

I used the gorgeous flowers from Altenew's "Beautiful Day"--I just LOVE these flowers!  I used the different layering images along with the outline image; the layering is just fantastic!  I used a Hero Arts' Ink Cubes bundle, but it must have been retired since I can't find it on the web site.  I think it is the Poppy set.  
I stamped the outline image in a pale gray ink on the envelops to tie it in with the card.
Inside, I added a birthday sentiment, but I also added a Scripture verse on the top panel and stamped the outline image in the pale gray ink on both panels.


Supplies:
Stamps: Altenew "Beautiful Day" and "Crystal Frames" outside sentiment; Verve "Proverbs 31:28" plain jane; PaperTrey Ink "Inside Greetings: Enduring Birthday"
Dies: Spellbinders "Floral Ovals"; PaperTrey Ink "Filigree Border" and numbers border die

Challenges:











Unicorn Challenge #63--make it feminine
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper--anything goes with patterned paper
Creative Inspirations--lace & pearls
I Love Chocolate Baroque--I love . . . (I LOVE these flowers!!  I also love elegant, fancy dies, patterned papers, glitter (paper) and pearls)
Creative Fingers #204--anything goes
Creative Moments #211--anything goes
Krafty Chicks #552--all occasions (100th birthday!)

8 comments:

Kim said...

Fabulous card, altenew flower images are beautiful
Kim x

Heather said...

Beautiful - lovely coloring on theh flowers! Looks like it's for a major occasion, too - congrats! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

Donna Scholz said...

What a beautiful interpretation of our Try Stampin' on Tuesday sketch, Heather!! Congratulations to the birthday girl! -Donna

libbystamps said...

Pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday this week!

Linby said...

this has to be the loveliest 100 card I've seen with that lovely sentiment. Beautiful flowers - can see why you love them. Thanks for sharing with us at We Love chocolate Baroque.

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for sharing it with us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

Helen x

Helen said...

Me again!

Thanks for joining us at the Creative Moments Challenge too.

Helen x

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