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Thursday, 16 July 2009

365 Cards Day 138

It has been absolutely piddling down for the last few 5 hours, it went so dark at 6pm we had to put the lights on !! Great weather for making cards though :)

For this card I used some of the gorgeous papers I won from a card I entered at Get Creative with Ann. I love the floral paper, the colours ared so pretty and the flowers are really delicate. The sketch I used is perfect to make the papers stand out on this card.

I incorporated the following challenges into this card :-
The textured card blank came from a pack that I got from Home Bargains. I'm not sure who the manufacturer of the papers are but they sure are nice. They are almost a cardstock weight and Ann sent a lovely selection.

The sentiment is from a vellum friendship stack by DCWV. I ran it through my xyron and stuck it to white card and matted this onto black. This panel has been popped onto 1mm thick foam pads so it's raised a little bit, but still cheaper to post ! (I'm really trying to remember that bit, I do feel it is a shame though that we have to compromise on our artistry because Royal Mail charge more money for thicker cards)

It's a very simple card that is perfect for a RAK for one of my forum buddies.

12 comments:

Scrapaddict said...

Gorgeous card, Mandy. Like the papers.

~amy~ said...

very pretty mandy...lovin' your papers!

Kokica said...

Lovely card Mandy!

Kokica

Jenny S. (UK) said...

Another lovely card. Love the shade of pink. The papers are so pretty and the quote is super. I must dig out my quote stack I have gathering dust somewhere. I always reach for stamps for quotes and forget about these. xx

Viv said...

You're right Mandy! The papers are SO pretty and a perfect choice for this scrummy card. We can't win with the weather, can we here in the UK!
Have a great weekend and thanks for joining in with us at Stamps and Smiles.
Viv xx

Mojo Hugs said...

Very very pretty card.

Mojo Hugs said...

Very very pretty card.

Cindy Haffner said...

Super job.

Crystal (mom4cuties) said...

beautiful!

Sarn loves choc said...

Ooh that's lovely Mandy!

Jennifer Meyer said...

Beautiful card Mandy, what a stunning card and I LOVE the pretty dp!!

Have a fun week and thanks for playing along with Stamps and Smiles!

Hugs, Jennifer :)

Vickilyn said...

Lovely card! The sentiment is beautiful!

Thanks for playing with us at Stamps & Smiles this week!

~Vicki