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Sunday, 20 March 2011

Thank You Card


I needed to make a number of Thank You cards this week-end.  For those of you that regularly frequent my blog you know I don't like green so I am not sure how this character ended up green.  I was thinking of purple but hey ho I went in another direction.  I have used a Sweet Pea  Stamp image called Misty Reflections and coloured her in with Promarkers and highlighted areas with Sakura Stardust clear pen.  The backing papers are DCWV and I have inked the edges of them all.  I know it takes extra time but I always ink or use Promarkers on the edges to eradicate that white edges.  I have die-cut the image and done a faux Nestabilities layer of green underneath by cutting around the die and cutting out myself.  I have also die-cut some scrolls and some scallop circles to make a flower.  The card is then finished off with some daisy ribbon, computer generated sentiment, handmade distressed flower with a button centre, green pearls and a personalised insert.

This card fits the following challenges:

Creative Card Crew - Green
Crafty Purple Frog - Going green
Charisma Cardz - To die for
Totally Papercrafts - Add buttons
Raise the Bar - Photo inspiration
Totally Gorjuss - Button it
Crafts and Me - Photo inspiration - I chose green and white from the first photo
Let's Ink it Up - Die-cuts/punches

17 comments:

Beryl K said...

Green is my fave colour Kym, so I think your card is brilliant. I would still like it in a different colour though lol
Beryl x

Dolly Daydreams said...

Great green card with some lovely elements and great layout.

Marie

Cazro said...

A lovely card with pretty colours and image. Thanks for joining in at LIIU this week. Cheers Caz

heidy said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week
Heidy

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Kym, love the colour and your flower is fab! Thanks for joining us at LIU and good luck
Claire xx

Diamond Doll said...

Beautiful card Kym.Thanx for joining Crafts and Me this week.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

aqualeiga said...

Hi Kym, this is a lovely green project, such a great digi and so carefully coloured. Thanks fir joining the FOR FUN challenge this week.

Hugs, Ali x

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Erin said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust.

Vicky said...

Fabulous card hun love the image.
Thankyou for joining us girlies over at Crafts & Me & CPF Challenges, good luck hun.

Hugs Vicky xx

Cec said...

Great card. Love the muted greens. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.
Hugs!
Cec

Gemma said...

lovely creation! Thanks for joining in this weeks Die Cuts challenge at Charisma Cardz! Gemma :)

Wanda Cullen said...

I'm a green lover, so this is a great color for your card! :-) The fairy image is perfect for the RTB photo inspiration!

Fliss said...

Lovely card Kym. The soft colours are so pretty.
Thanks for joining in with LIIU die cuts/punches challenge and good luck!
Fliss x

Teri said...

Lovely card hun, even if it is green! LOL
Thanks for playing at TCPF this week, and good luck!
Hugs,
Teri x

Alicia said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink it Up...I love your die cuts!
Alicia xx

Thanh Vo said...

Sweet Pea image!! :D I love your take on the spring inspiration.. I'm just going back and catching up on commenting now so I do apologize for the delay. Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar for the Spring inspiration challenge :D