Thursday, 6 May 2010

Grandmothers 90th


Made this card for my children to give to my Grandmother for her birthday. As you can see I am loving these colour tones at the moment. As on my previous post I do struggle with the sentiments but seeing as this is the main feature of the card it has turned out exactly as I planned and I am really rather pleased with the result. I created my own paper aida and then cross stitched the sentiment, the worst thing was to punch all the holes!
I am entering this card in the http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/ for May which is Butterflies and Blossoms :)
Products used -
Anitas square card blank
Laura Ashley backing paper
Bazzill basics green card stock
Tim Holtz distress ink, Antique Linen
That butterfly punch, again!
Rymans white cardstock for the aida
Green cotton from stash
Ribbon, pin & flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
Martha Stewart branch punch
Gems from Anitas

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Jane x

7 comments:

  1. wow this is really stunning.i love the crosstitch and the beautiful soft green colours and your flowers are so fab.luv coops.xx

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  2. Oh, wow Jane, this is beautiful, I bet your Grandmother loved it.

    Judi xx

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  3. This is stunning. It's lovely to see a mix of papercraft and needlecraft. I am sure your grandmother will treasure it.
    Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Clare x

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  4. Wow top marks for punching all those holes, well worth the effort. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Pinky

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  5. What A wonderful card , I love the paper aida Idea.
    Thanks for joining us at sir stampalot this month And good luck !
    Hugs
    Francesca

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  6. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s Challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  7. Wow! I love it! The white with just a bit of green is so elegant and classy. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Sir stampalot and good luck!

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