Friday, 11 January 2013

Friend

Each year, one of my  golfing friends asks me to make 6 special cards for her special friends.
This is the first one that I have made for her.
I have cased a card that I received for my birthday from my friend Cheryl,
 I just changed the colours around but kept the layout (you can see some of her cards HERE)


This is only the second time that I have used this stamp set - it was one that we received  at
Convention last year - Affection Collection and I really should have used it more.
If you fancy this set, then it is only available until the end of the month
when the Seasonal Autumn/Winter Catalogue finishes!
I have used a colour Combo of Pink Pirouette, Pool Party and Soft Suede
on a Very Vanilla base card.
The flower is made by stamping the flourish from Creative Elements in Soft Suede onto Pink Pirouette card, then punching the set of petals out 6 times,using the Blossom Petals Builder punch.
These are then assembled and stuck together to form the large flower.
The Little Leaves Sizzlets die was used for the leaves, and I stamped the Friend sentiment then punched this out using the Modern Label punch.
I used the Fancy Fan Folder to emboss the Pool Party Coredinations card, then sanded the top
(look out for this in the new Seasonal ) catty.
I used a Vintage brad on top of the 3 stamped Pool Party pennants and voila!
I love this - thanks for the inspiration Cheryl!

21 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card, love the layout and the emblem around the friend sentiment

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  2. Beautiful card,love the flower and fab details.xxx

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  3. What a good friend you are to make those special cards for her! This card is beautiful! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  4. Gorgeous card. Really love the flower. Helen x

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  5. Lovely card Kate (but I would say that, wouldnt I ?)
    C x

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  6. Really gorgeous card Kate, love the layout and the flower (and the whole feel of the card) is very elegant.

    Claire
    (Crafty Bloggers Network DT)

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  7. This is stunning Kate! Absolutely love that flower and the colours you've used.
    xx

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  8. This is just stunning Kate! I love the gorgeous flower and the papers.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. Love this card Kate it's so pretty xx Jan

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  10. oooh I love this! I wish I could afford the punch and stamp for this flower, it' s really lovely. Sam xxx

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    1. You don't really need the stamp, you can use any stamp that will give you a good pattern on plain card/paper.
      (But I love the flourish from Creative Elements!)
      xx

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  11. This is gorgeous Kate, I love the flourish design stamped onto the beautiful flower and the blue is so striking. Great Card! xx

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  12. Ooooh, my mouth fell open from the amazing beauty of this card. It's absolutely lovely, dear Kate!

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  13. WOW WOW WOW GORGEOUS I love the flower stamp, it is beautiful, love the design and the lay out and the colour combo is fabulous, Love it Kate xxxxx

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  14. Very good, the friends will happy.

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  15. Great card - love the colours, fab design :)

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  16. So beautiful, the flower is gorgeous and the layout is fab
    Lindsay xx

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