Thursday, November 29, 2007

Designer Paper, Ribbon and Prima Flowers!



I made this card for my fathers wife, Maria. She is having surgery on her back on today. I know that she is very nervous about the procedure. ...she always loves the cards that i make and has saved all the cards i have ever sent her...even the very early ones...ugghhh...can you imagine? I'm shuddering! LOL! They live on the beach in Southern Florida and her living room is soft purple and sage green ...it's so beautiful...so i wanted to make something special for her using her colors. This is a little out of my comfort zone!

I searched through my DP and found this paper. It's from SU and I cannot remember the name of it, but it kinda came out with the carte postal stamp set and coordinated with that set. I bought it all, stamp set, wheel, and DP and never used any of it! I embellished the card with....but what else?... May Arts Ribbon and some lovely Prima Flowers. In the picture the sagie colored prima photographed almost blue. it's much softer and matches the sage shadow card stock irl.
I ended up liking the color combo so I also made a birthday card for my sister, Marlene. But I can't post it yet...she's always checking in on my blog when she is at work...she's so proud of me...lol...so i'll post it on Friday...in the late afternoon...after she's left work! She's such a snoop! Marlene, if you are reading this...gotcha! love you baby girl!

Thanks for looking! And don't forget to comment on the Blog Candy in the post below. Random draw on Friday!

9 comments:

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

Lovely distressing on this card and I agree, beautiful colours!

Whimsey said...

Very pretty; love the colors and the DP!!! Let us know how Maria does through her surgery - surgery is always nerve-wracking!!!

Kerry J. said...

So pretty - love all those layers!

RockyMountainStamper said...

This is a gorgeous card Lorraine! You just can't go wrong with SU!'s DP-luv it.

And super sweet of you to do this for your dad's wife! Hope her surgery goes well--never fun!

Marilyn said...

Hi Lorraine - thanks for visiting my blog! It's great to be part of such a wonderful group of people!! Your site is wonderful - love your style of cards - hope your step mom does well with her surgery! TFS!

Velta said...

Lorraine ~ You are so sweet...the bows are from my childhood...I began making bows when I was probably 12 years old. However, I do recommend the 'Bowdabra' for making big bows. I also make Christmas wreaths and that is when I use the 'Bowdabra'. It's a wonderful, easy way to make bows of any kind...and any size. Geez, I should get a commission on this recommendation... BTW..I really love your site.

Alana said...

Love this card and the flowers. I can't believe you never used the paper, stamps, and wheel!

GinaP said...

so pretty and delicate! I really love how this turned out, and what a great presentation!

Great job~

Lori J said...

This card comes together very nice! I love the prima's. Great card. :0)

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