Wednesday, 21 March 2012

He Is Risen

Here's a card I made for my pastor and his family for Easter.  His wife is a very keen gardener and florist so I thought that daffodils would be the perfect choice!
The stamp is actually a Papermania tile stamp but I've just used the central element and cut it out rather than the whole square.  I stamped in Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink and coloured with Promarkers.  I'm lovin' the new Joanna Sheen Satin Elegance cardstock for Promarkering and you can stamp with Distress Ink and colour straight a way without heat setting.  It's by far the nicest stamping card I've used and at 300gsm it's good and sturdy.
The patterned papers are all K&Co, part of a huge bargain pack, used alongside some kraft and Tim Holtz Core'dinations which has been torn to reveal the core.  I distressed the edges of all the layers with a bluntish craft knife.
The sentiment is simply handwritten in my everyday handwriting for a personal touch using an olive green Whispers pen.
Some ruffled ribbon, lace, buttons and pearls add to the vintage look.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Card Patterns - #159 - sketch
The Crafty Pad - #162 - the perfect pair
Made Especially for You - use three buttons
Lexi's Creations - #61 - Easter
Really Reasonable Ribbon - #44 - spring and ribbon
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - #131 - new season

17 comments:

  1. I think your lovely card will be very well received Wendy, daffodils to me are 'the' Spring flower.

    B x

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  2. Lovely card and I love daffodils. xxx

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  3. This is such a pretty card, your pastor and his family will love it, you have chosen such an perfect image for a gardener and florist.
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  4. This card is soooooooo pretty!! The daffodils are gorgeous!! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Made Especially for You!!!

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  5. Very, very pretty. Love those flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at ME4Y.

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  6. very pretty thanks for playing with us at ME4U

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  7. What a pretty card...I am sure your pastor & wife will love this card. Thanks for joining us at Made Especially For You :)

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  8. Hi. Such a lovely card and fabulous design, so different. I love the daffodils, so pretty.
    Thank you for joining in at Lexi's Creations and good luck.
    Love Sandra x (GDT)

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  9. Lovely card. Your flowers are just what we need this time of year. Thanks for joining us over at ME4Y.

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  10. So pretty Wendy! I love those big flowers. So glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns this week!

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  11. This is so pretty, I'm sure the recipients will love it too!
    Thank you for sharing your lovely creation at The Crafty Pad this week in The Perfect Pair Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  12. BEAUTIFUL card! I also ADORE the flowers!!! Very very pretty!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at ME4U!!!

    Crafty Hugs,
    Jessica
    www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com

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  13. Beautiful card! :) Thanks for playing along with us at Made Especially For You!

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  14. I am sure your pastor and his wife will enjoy receiving this beauty. Such pretty flowers and fun way to use the ribbon
    So glad you could join us at
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

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  15. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at MEFY

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  16. WOW this is gorgeous! I love those flowers - perfect! Gorgeous colouring!! Thank you for playing along with us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ this week - we appreciate your support! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda SSIC Design Team

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  17. Terrific card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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