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Sunday, 9 January 2011

Commissioned Get Well Card

I was asked to make a card for my husband's workplace as a colleague there has had a stroke.  As there might be a great deal of people needing to sign it I've made an A4 star card using my stash of A3 card.  I've used an image from My Craft Studio Countryside Garden along with a patterned backing paper.  The green and yellow papers are from Crafty Ann's Polished Stone Collection.  I have decoupage the main image, added some flowers, brads, sentiment off the computer cut with my Nestabilities die, punched leaves, new card candy I got for Christmas and some ribbon that I also got for Christmas.  I have kept the pages inside plain, just inking the edges of the pages with a chalk ink pad.  I'm hoping that this card with cheer "Ken" up when he/his family are going through this difficult time.

This card fits the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday - Use metal - brads for me on this card
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
Paper Romance - You are my sunshine
Paper Cutz - Use metal - brads
Allsorts - Fancy Folds
Craft Your Days Away - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Use something new on card/project - ribbon and card candy
CD Sunday - New Year-New You - used new ribbon and card candy.


starcyl said...

Great card Kym and I hope it does the trick with Ken, good to have plenty of room to let everyone sign. Thanks for joining in with us at CD Sunday this week.
Jenny x
CD Sunday DT

jordiegirl said...

What an excellent idea so everyone can add their names to the card.

Well done Kym.

Jan said...

It's a beautiful card Kym. Many thanks for the fab message you left on my blog xx Jan

Anonymous said...

Really beautiful card Kym!! HUGS

Carol said...

What a great card Kim and such a good idea to make a star card to allow for signatures rather than an A4.
Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday.

Dawn said...

What a great idea Kym to make all that space for others to sign.Just love it.
Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

That's absolutely gorgeous Kym!!! Great job!!! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and entering my blog candy.

I hope you will return ...

big hugs for you...Claudia

Christine said...

A beautiful card and a super idea for a special card.
Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
Christine x

pinky said...

Wow its just stunning, what a beautiful image on the front:) Thanks for playing along at Crafty Sentiments this week.

Rainmac said...

Hi Kym, this is so pretty, I love the card shape, so different to an extra large card that is difficult to store to keep. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our first challenge of 2011, good luck x

Anne said...

Whata clever shape card for lots of people to sign, lovely! Beautiful image you used too.

Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hope you’ll join us again today!

Scrapbook Sisters Blog said...

Thank you for entering your fantastic card in our 17th Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Hugs from Julie and Karen xxx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card Kym and what a clever idea for a card for lots of people to sign!

thanks for joining in the fancy folds challenge at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Sandra P said...

Wonderful :)

Thanks for joining Paper Romance this week!

Sandra P

Cheryl said...

this is one gorgoues card love the image,and beautiful colurs you have used too bless you for playing at creative inspirations this week,hugs cheryl xxxx

Purple Crazy said...

lovely card, clever idea with all those people to sign it, i do love this image , have used it a few times myself. thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week

Tess said...

Great card Kym. Love that image. Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday. Tess x

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

A lovely card and a clever idea, plenty of room for comments and signatures - thanks for joining the CD Sunday Challenge this week.

scotspanda said...

lovely card, and a fab idea to have the extra pages for signing.

been a while since I made a star card, I might have to have a go lol

thanks for joining us this week at Allsorts


Amanda xx