Happy Friday! We made it – again! All you have to do is make it thru this day and you get two days off!
Unless you don’t and then that means you’re on some weird work schedule. If that’s you… I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to get so excited about a 48 hour period that you have no reason to be excited about! 🙂
So today’s card is another special request. Here was the criteria:
- Thank you card to a Stepmother for a Mother’s Day gift
- Likes blue
- Likes frilly and fussy and busy
- Likes Victorian things
As I sat at my desk the other night looking – slightly bleary-eyed – at my stamps and papers and punches…I finally came up with something to use as a starting point. A piece of the Birthday Bouquet DSP – the one with the blue roses. And I went from there.
This isn’t a clean and simple card – that wouldn’t have answered the mail at all! And it occurs to me that I’ve been sort of inundating you with, what appear to be, 1000-step cards these past few days. So, tomorrow’s card will be clean and simple. I promise! 🙂
I finally settled on the pretty font in the Sassy Salutations set (retiring very very soon!) and the Timeless Textures stamp set. And lots of embellishing. Take a look-see:
I started with a plain piece of Whisper White card stock and I stamped the filigree image from Timeless Textures in Pool Party all over. Then I used the edge image – in Sahara Sand – all the way around the edge of the panel. Finally, I added several of the splotches image in Sahara Sand – stamping off once and then stamping multiple times without re-inking. Continue reading