Saturday, March 9, 2013

Friends Are Precious...

and deserve to be celebrated for that. So with that thought in my heart, I created this card upon request from  one of my mom's friends. Last time I was there, she asked me to specifically make some friends cards for her and I'm going there this weekend so I created a couple along the way and set them aside. Yesterday I made this one, and I really love it.

I got a few new dies recently so I tried three of them for this card. Two are by Spellbinders Shapeabilities called Botanical Swirls and Spiral Blossom One (the bigger flower). Botanical Swirls creates the background for flowers and it was pretty easy to use, only a few areas that didn't cut well and had to be carved with an exacto. That's to be expected on intricate detail though. The third die was by Die-namics and is very similar to the Spellbinders just smaller flowers. It's called Mini Royal Roses and actually comes with two smaller dies.

The little flowers on the top left and bottom right are paper pieced. I printed the image three times, fussy cut them, and built them on top of the original image.

Isn't that pattern gorgeous?

CS - Recollections
Dies - Spellbinders and Die-namics
Image - Cuddly Buddly
Sentiment - Create with TLC
Paper used on flowers- International Greetings Paula Deen Collection
Ribbon form Dollar Tree
Pearls - Bead Design
Stickpin Beads - Bead Gallery

P.S.  I have some exciting news coming soon! Keep your eyes peeled :)

Love ya,


  1. lovely colors and as usual very beautiful Deb!!

  2. Beautiful card Deb. I like the color of the card stock and flowers are so pretty. Nice sentiment.

  3. Oh my gosh! Your card is so sweet and beautiful! I love that bow! I'm not good w/ bows, I guess I will ask you to tie my bows for me LOL! Really those Deb, love your flowers and swirls great job!!

  4. Gorgeous card you made to your mum's friend!
    Hugs, Elenor

  5. Gorgeous card my dear^_^ I love the beautiful colours and detailing^_^
    Big hug,

  6. Thank you all Ladies! I just got back in town late last night so I'll have a post up today :)


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