Monday, February 14, 2011

Decorative Vintage Cross


Before I give you information about my card, I wanted to give you an update on Joan's mom.  This is information Joan posted on her blog today:  "Things are on hold right now with Joan's Gardens.  Mom is dying and we are sitting with her around the clock.  She is barely breathing and has been in a coma since Friday. Almost all of her body functions have shut down, but she keeps hanging on. My brother hasn't arrived yet and we are thinking she is waiting for that.  There won't be any Challenges this week, but they will continue as soon as possible."  Joan does ask that continue to email her your orders and as soon as possible, they will be shipped.

I have had some requests for Joan's address.  If you would like to send a card you can send it to :
Joan Fricker
25790 Stanton Road
North liberty in 46554

Our thoughts and prayers are with Joan and her family at this difficult time.

This is another card created with one of the new stamp sets released this week from Heartfelt Creations.  This is a 5.5 inch square card. A slightly smaller piece of ivory card stock was cut and scored every quarter inch and placed on the front. The Decorative Vintage Cross was gold embossed four times. One was left without cutting it. The other three were cut with graduating sizes using the Nestabilities 4 dies. The edges of the die cut pieces were trimmed with a Krylon 18kt Gold Leafing Pen. They were attached with dimensional tape. The outside edge of the whole design was also trimmed with the same pen. This piece was attached to the right side of the card. Four Posy Patch Flowers were gold embossed on ivory cardstock and cut out with matching die. Three were placed on the left side of the card and one in the middle of the cross. A few Martha Stewart punched branches were added. The verse from the same set was gold embossed in the inside of the card.

Heartfelt Creations stamps used:   HCPC 3365 Decorative Vintage Cross PreCut Set; HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flowers PreCut Set; HCD 701 Posy Patch Diecuts


Mary Anne / MA54K said...

You have created such a beautiful card, Selma. Oh, I just saw the update. Thanks for the info. So sad.

Barbara Jay said...

Thank you for the update on Joan's mother passing. It is a blessing she was in a coma before she died. I hope Joan's brother made it to see her before she passed away I left a message on her blog, but also give her my sympathy when you speak to her.
Your card is lovely and would be very nce as a sympathy card.

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

Your card is beautiful, Selma! Thank you for including the message regarding Joan's mother and the address!!!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Such a pretty card. Joan and her family are in my prayers.

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Thank you Selma for the address and info, I just came from her blog this AM, so sent my condolences. Hard to lose a mother no matter what. They are such special people.
Your card is so beautiful.

Judy in St. Louis said...

Thank you for letting us know about Joan's mother. She is certainly in our thoughts and prayers.

CraftinGranny said...

Beautiful card Selma. Very elegant and precious. "Hugs" Carol

I'll be sending a card within the next day or so. Thanks for the info.

Debby said...

Selma your card took my breathe away...this is stunning!
I am so sorry to hear about Joan's moms passing...she is in God's hands now....I will send a card

Jan D said...

Hi Selma

I love your is truly elegant. How do you get all of the images lined up so that they nest correctly?


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