Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Thinking of You Card #2

As I mentioned on my previous post, my friend and relative by marriage received some unexpected news about her 90-year old mother's health just a few days ago.  I finished her Mom's card and got it ready to mail off, now I am working on one for Barbara.  It will also be from the "shoebox crop" I mentioned in her Mom's post.  This card was originally designed by Liz Thayer herself, but I did tweak it just a bit by adding a pink cardbase, thus also making it larger and adding another layer.  I like the way the pink frames the card.  While wearing my "inside" creative hat for Barbara's Mom's card, I came up with the idea for this one.  I decided to color-on-color stamp the inside verse paper like the front panel was done and computer-print my "hugs" verse directly on it with a matching font color, dressing it up with some pink corners and pearls.  I am pretty happy with the way it turned out.  I really hope Barbara likes her card and the verse brings her a measure of comfort.

Recipe:  Stampin'Up Products - Stamps: Flowering Flourishes, Teeny Tiny Wishes.  Paper: Crumb Cake cs, Very Vanilla cs, Pink Pirouette cs, Springtime Vintage dsp (ret.).  Ink: Crumb Cake (stamping/ distressing).  Other: Beautiful Wings Embosslit (sm. butterfly), Beautiful Butterflies Bigz die (lrg. butterfly), Apothecary Accents Framelits, Essentials Punch Pack, Antique Brad, Pearls, Very Vanilla seam binding ribbon. (Inside: Crumb Cake cs, Very Vanilla cs, Pink Pirouette cs, Flowering Flourishes stamp. EK Fancy Corners-Large, Pearls. Computer verse font: Harrington.) 

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