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Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Anniversary Wishes

I made this card for my Brother and his wife and also for something else which I won't reveal just yet ;o)




I took inspiration for my card from Friday Sketchers as they had a fab sketch on there to follow.

To make this card I used :

K and Company patterned paper.

Red Core'dinations cardstock for matting.

A red piece of gorgeous paper from my BasicGrey Wassail pad and embossed this with my hearts folder on my Cuttlebug.

The image is a Penny Black stamp called Sweet Pea Wreath which I coloured with distress inks and I added some glossing accents to the flowers. You might just see this in the second photo I have taken. I cut all around the image and cut out the centre because I wanted the hearts embossing to show through. This took quite a bit of time and patience (which isn't my strong point !) with my craft knife !

This ribbon is a brown Anita's ribbon.

The pearls are from my stash.

The sentiment I made on my PC and distressed it with Antique Linen and Old Paper distress inks.

The colours in this card and gorgeous and warm and I was really pleased when I finished it.


7 comments:

  1. A beautiful card Jo, I love the embossed hearts, so fitting for the theme! xx

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  2. Basic Grey work
    Those stamps are excellent Jo, and I love the way you have added the ribbon and key

    Kaboodle
    Love all the embossing you have done on this card, and the stamps joy looks lovely edged In gold

    The Card you have made for your brother and his wife is so pretty, again, fab use of the embossing folders

    Sarah x

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  3. This is beautiful Jo, love the colours and papers and the way you've cut out the image.
    hugs Heather xx

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  4. Wow this is stunning - love everything about it!

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Jo x

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