Hello my friends! I hope you are all enjoying this lovely Spring weather we are having. Did you see the amazing Spring/Easter projects from the blog hop on Saturday? Lots of amazing ideas!
I went for a walk along the boardwalk again on the weekend. This time I brought some seeds to feed the ducks. They loved it! There was a couple that would eat out of my hand. They were so sassy, they kept pecking at the bag of seeds. Lots of fun!
Today's card is an anniversary card for my friend and downline, Kay. She has been on my team for two years so I need to celebrate her.
I used the Art Gallery Bundle to create Kay's card. I wanted to use this bundle because I know that she has this one and I wanted to give her some inspiration for using it.
I started by stamping the larger flower image in Flirty Flamingo ink on a piece of Basic White cardstock. These stamps are a two step stamp. That means that you can stamp in two different colours and get depth in your image. I stamped the second part of the flower in Poppy Parade ink over top of the Flirty Flamingo.I used the corresponding die to cut out the large flower.
The smaller flowers have the flowers and stem all together on one stamp. I stamped the entire image in Flirty Flamingo on my scrap of Basic White and then added the Poppy Parade. I used the corresponding die to cut out the 4 larger flowers. I fussy cut the 6 little blossoms so I could add them as well.
On my card front piece of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the stems for both flowers using Old Olive ink. I added the flowers on top of the stems using dimensionals. I layered my white piece onto a mat of Old Olive cardstock and then on to a mat of Poppy Parade cardstock. I wrapped my ribbon around the bottom of this piece and secured it at the back. I tied a bow and then added it to the bottom of the larger flower using a glue dot. The ribbon I used is the Fine Art ribbon. It has some gorgeous gold flecks blended right in the ribbon. I added this to a Flirty Flamingo card base using dimensionals.
I stamped my sentiment from the Always in my Heart stamp set using Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a scrap of Basic White cardstock. I fussy cut around the words and cut them apart so I could stack them instead of having them in one long row. I added the sentiment to my card front using dimensionals.
What I used for today's card:
Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed this card. I also hope that Kay will like it and it will give her some inspiration. I am so thankful to have her on my team and I look forward to when we are able to get together in person again.
I think it is very fitting that I am sharing an anniversary card with you on this post as it will be posted on my one year blog anniversary. I cannot thank my friend Susanne enough for all of her help getting me started with the computer and technical stuff that I struggled with. I thought having a blog would just be sharing pretty cards but there is a lot more going on in the background that I had to learn. She was so patient with me and so willing to share her knowledge. I could never thank her enough.
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Stay well and keep creating!