Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Just A Note

Here is a card I made in autumn colors last week and did not post.  I started this card by first die cutting the Poppy Stamps "Lorelai Leaf" die then used the Nellie Snellen "Rectangle Frame" for the background around it.  It was easy to see the die cut shape after placing it in the embossing folder to get it centered just where I wanted it.   A piece of bronze card stock was placed behind the opening to give it color.  Another "Lorelai Leaf" was die cut out of black card stock and the actual black die cut was placed in the opening of the die cut shape in the background piece. It is a very pretty effect.  Flower petals were die cut using the Marianne Design flowers from the LR0168 and LR0169 "Doily with Flower" dies.  One flower is smaller and fits well in the middle of the larger one.  I used Ranger's "Rusty Hinge" Distress Ink to color the ivory flower die cut.  Brown stamens were cut from the Cheery Lynn Build A Flower #2 embellishment dies.  On the tips of each stamen end, I added Bronze Stickles.  Under the edge of the flower I  attached a made I made with bronze cording.  Down the right side of the card I added a strip of the bronze card stock and lined each side with a very narrow strip of black card stock to match the center of the card.  The Sentiment is from the  JustRite "Always and Forever Medallion Labels" stamp set.  

I want to wish all my blogging friends and followers from the states a wonderful Thanksgiving Day tomorrow. I am thankful for all of you, from around the world, who visit my blog and for all the comments you leave for me.  I have made many wonderful friends through blogging that I cherish.   

Are you planning to shop on Black Friday?  Be sure to go to Joan's Blog  tomorrow evening (Thursday Nov 22 after midnight EST) for information about a fabulous Black Friday Event (Free Products) at Joan's Gardens.  I am sure you won't want to miss it!

All the products used for this card can be purchased from Joan's Gardens:
Poppy Stamps "Lorelai Leaf" (840)
Nellie Snellen Rectangle Frame (HSF005)
JustRite "Always and Forever Medallion Labels" stamp set (CL-03535)
Marianne Design LR0168 AND LR0169 Doily sets with flower
Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower #2" Embellishments
Ranger "Rusty Hinge" Distress Ink
Bronze Stickles



Rita said...

Your card looks awesome Selma. I love the richness of colour. I hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving Day to-morrow. Hugs from Scotland. Rita xx

Mihaela said...

Hi Selma!
Love the embossed frame and the color of flower is awesome!!!

Memaw said...

Beautiful and I love the die cut concept. What a great idea. Your the best - Have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving.
Hugs Judy

May said...

Beautiful card. Love the embossing & Gorgeous flower.. Very elegant design.. Hugs May x x x

Sheila - Ginger said...

Love this simple and elegant card Selma. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving day.

Love Sheila xx

Joan Fricker said...

Selma, beautiful card. I love the colors and the simplicity! Great job.

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Selma, and so easy, think I will make a similar one for my dear husband, his is the only card I did not get made yet, and tomorrow is his birthday. So much to do!!!
Have a wonderful turkey day!!! Thanks for all your inspiration this past year, would be lost without your blog!! I AM here every day!!

redwasher1 said...

Wow Selma, I adore this!! So rich!!!

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

Beautiful card! Love the simplicity and the colors!


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