July 5, 2007

A CARD FOR A FRIEND

Good morning all! I finally had a little time to stamp and decided to make a card for a good friend of mine who I feel like I have neglected this last month with all the craziness in my life. I won't tell you who she is right now since I want it to be a surprise, BUT I will tell you she is an uber talented stamper, a great cheerleader, and a wonderful friend! Here's the card: I finally got to play a little with my new stamps from the new catty - I was very excited about that! I
really like the new baroque set so I decided to use that one. I could not choose between groovy guava and purely pomegranate paper....so I used both! I think it actually works well together - what do you think? I used groovy guava for the base and stamped the little flower in the set all over in the same colored ink. I then stamped the big doodle on the purely pomegranate in versamark, added some embossing powder, and broke out the heating tool. It is gorgeous IRL, I promise! I paper pierced the edges and used my white gel pen to faux stitch. Then, using one of the other flowers, I stamped it on the groovy guava in the same color ink, used my blender pen and added some accent of purely pomegranate, cut it out, and mounted it with dimensionals (I love these!) Using my large oval punch on groovy guava, I cut it out, stamped a sentiment from the set vases in vogue (hostess set that I LOVE!) in purely pomegranate, added a brad from the vintage set, popped it up on dimensionals, added some stickles for some sparkle (I couldn't help it) and I was done! I really like how this card turned out and don't think the pic gives it justice BUT more importantly, I hope my friend likes it as well since it is in the mail and on the way to her! Have a stampin fantastic day everyone!

3 comments:

GrammaStamper (Barb) said...

Lovely card. Your friend is lucky to be receiving such a card, made with love and thoughtfulness. Hope you're coping well with retirement. It can be quite a drastic change, for sure.

Kimberly said...

GORGEOUS card my friend!!!!!!

Vicki said...

Beautiful but still wish I could have seen it in person. Love those colors.