Thursday, February 16, 2012

Friends

I made this card for a friend in the States. She's not a follower here so I can post it. I'm mailing it off today or tomorrow :D
I used Sketch #27 from CPS: http://cardpositioningsystems.blogspot.com/2007/08/cps-27.html

The papers is from the Creativity magazine (Issue 20, December 2010) to celebrate the quilts and needlework pieces in the V&A museum's exhibition in London. I LOVE this vintage / antique look of it. And it's linen paper so it's very soft and 'fabricky'. I wanted to incorporate the whole sewing theme of the papers so added sewing on the ribbon and a bronze button.

Stamps used:
Sentiment: Tree Silhouettes (GinaK Designs)
Border: Docrafts - Creativity Magazine

Other materials:
Colorbox "Coffee House" ink set (for border stamp)
Memento Rich Cocoa (sentiment)
Paper from Creativity Magazine V&A papers
Rose Creations Spellbinders die
Tim Holtz distress paper

I'm entering this card into:
http://rubysrainbow.blogspot.com/2012/02/rubys-rainbow-ch22-vintage.html
http://craftsandmechallenges.blogspot.com/2012/02/challenge-71-distressed.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.com/2012/02/challenge-73.html
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/2012/02/make-it-monday-76-with-guylous.html
http://www.sewmanychallenges.com/ (Use buttons)
http://simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/2012/02/simon-says-stamp-and-show-anything-goes.html
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com/2012/02/challenge-100-anything-goes-and.html

14 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card.I saw this at MIM and had to have a closer look.xxx

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  2. Gorgeous card!

    thank you for joining in the fun with us at Ruby's Rainbow for our "Vintage" challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon

    Hugs Shaz x

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  3. Stunning card love the design .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

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  4. Beautiful! Love that flower.

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

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  5. wow! very noble and classy!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  6. Riette, your card is lovely. I'm sure your friend in the states will love it when she receives it. I love the colors you've used. The little details like the stitching and the sweet flower really makes the card! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  7. Great card Riette, beautiful colours and a lovely sentiment.Love your flower too.Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow vintage challenge.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

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  8. Lovely card! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT and good luck. I hope you join us again next week. Julie x

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  9. Lovely card i love the colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

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  10. Gorgeous design! Love that zig-zag stitching. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week! Best, CG

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  11. That card is so sweet! Thank you for joining as at Sew Many Challenge this week.
    Kaia, DT

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  12. This is very pretty. So glad I saw you at Make It Monday. ~Diane (I am # 23)

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  13. lovely card.

    thanks for joining us at OSAAT, hope you join us again.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT One Stitch At A Time

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