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July 30, 2011

Blessing to you

This card was inspired by a sketch this week for a challenge on the Cricut message board.  I think it came out so pretty.  I always have trouble with pictures of cards that are light pink, it never seems to show the color well.  
The cuts are all from the Cricut Lite cartridge Lovely Floral.  I heard some of the ladies on the Cricut message board talking about and when I went to Wal Mart and saw it marked down I picked it up.  Wow it is a great cartridge, and it also has a cool font on it.  I think I will be reaching for this one often.  The center scallop circle is cut from Core'dinations pearl pink paper and then embossed using a Sizzix folder, the "frame" scallop was cut from vellum.  The edges of the paper I tore using a wavy ruler that I have, it left a nice edge.
All this shows up better in this close up
The green swirls were also cut using Lovely Floral as were the flowers.  I added a few white dots with my pen to match the dots on the ribbon.  Blessings to You is a stamp, then cut it with my Nesties.

Thanks for stopping to take a look at my card, I would love to hear what you think of it.  And don't forget to stop by tomorrow as it is my 1 year blog anniversary and I will be doing a small giveaway.

This card will be entered into the following challenges
Simply Betty  challenge to "die" for (use die cuts)  -  ends 8/4
The Paper Shelter anything goes  -  ends  8/1
Sew Many Challenges anything goes  -  ends 8/4
Paper Craft Star  anything goes  -  ends 8/1
Make it Monday  always anything goes  ends 7/31
Ohh la la Creations  Circles  ends - 8/6
Colour Create   Pink, Green & White  ends - 8/10

14 comments:

Vickie said...

Very pretty card. I love the embossing on this card.

Audrey Frelx said...

Nana, such a pretty card!

Shirley-anne said...

Hi there .A pretty card to share on Make it Monday , thank you Nana .

Hello, I'm Marilou said...

Your card is very pretty Nana! I'm partial to pink and I especially love all your embellishments! Good luck at "Make it Monday!"

Big Hugs,
Marilou

♥♥♥Jan ♥♥♥ said...

Adding the little dots was really inspired ! Ties it all together beautifully. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Papercraft Star !!

Cricut Couple said...

Gorgeous, Gorgeous, Gorgeous! I really love the texture you used on the shadow for the lace piece! That's just makes it perfect! Love it!!!

Stephanie said...

Simply gorgeous.

gina g said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week. luv gina xx

Sylvia said...

What a gorgeous card.
Love the colours and fabulous design.
Thanks for playing along with us over at Colour Create.
Sylvia

~Lady B~ said...

Beautiful card! I love the cuts and textures you've achieved! Thanks for playing along with Simply Betty Challenges!

Betty Boo! said...

Gorgeous card! Love the use of that Spellbinder! Thank you for joining us at SImply Betty Challenges this week!

Betty

craftykitten said...

Great card, such soft dreamy colours. Thanks for sharing with us at OLL this time. Good luck.
Hugs
Dawn xx

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card and a fabulous image and papers. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Rene said...

This is so very elegant and pretty!
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