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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Happy Birthday Gaelle

Hello!!

Today I'm sharing the card I made for Gaelle, my LCI DT friend, but I'm not sure if it reached her in time - if not, don't read any further Gaelle!!

Anyway, I saw a post by Julie a couple of weeks ago and she used some of these MME papers in the range and I remembered that I had some lurking from when I did the Halloween class at Scrapbook Sisters last year - although one side of these papers are halloweeny the other side is usable all the year.  Even better they have a gorgeous texture, but I guess you're gonna have to trust me on that one, cos the photo isn't going to pick it up!!  I really like the Kraft look of these papers, and got a couple more sheets when I was in the shop the other day - I was toying with the idea of buying the Tim Holtz Kraft pad but I think I prefer the designs of these!

Anyway, here's the card I made


The sentiments are by Woodware and I couldn't help but pop some cabochon gems and some satin ribbon on there too

I used sketch 122 from Card Patterns


and the stamp that came free with last month's Craft Stamper, and smudged some caramel ink around the stamped image, which is highlighted with black stickles


And I decorated the inside too :-D


I hope Gaelle likes it :-D

Thanks for looking

Sue xx

Can I also enter these challenges please

Cards and Scrap - Use Punches/Dies (I've used a nestie and a MS punch on my card)

11 comments:

theCook said...

Hi Sue, you're right about the texture, I had to brush my fingers several times on the damask paper to make sure it wasn't 3D... I don't know what's special in the black ink but it does look like velvet... and the touch of the whole paper is like cork...

Lisa Jane said...

ooh its so elegant Sue - perfect for Gaelle
Lisa x

pinky said...

Beautiful card Sue. I have both your card and Gaelle's still sitting on my desk:( So sorry, I am just so tied up at the minute I haven't got out of my craft room never mind the house:(

Kerry said...

Very classy, very elegant...beautiful card Sue xx

bettand said...

I'm sure she'll love it.I just love it too. Send my regards to Gaelle please, she was a former GDT at Totally Gorjuss and I'm still hanging on tight;) Thanks for playing at Card and Scrap. Hope to see you again next week. Bettina

Whimsey said...

Beautiful - so amazingly elegant; I love it!!

Mary J said...

Gorgeous, Sue! Amazing card, love the elegance!

Nina Brackett said...

Beautifully done. Thanks for playing with us at Card Patterns this week.

gayle said...

She sure will love it Sue. The image and the colours make it a very classy, sophisticated card. x

majsan said...

Oh wow, how cute!! Loved everything about it. The colors , the layout, the image and bling<3 <3
Thank you for joining us at CARD AND SCRAP
Hugs
Maria

bosenberries said...

Love your elegant way of incorporating kraft!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Bows and Berries! Robin