Sunday, 16 September 2018

This IS for 'Someone Special'

Hello and Welcome
Today's card was made for my BFF so
of course it had to be 'Special' and her birthday
is just a few days before mine.

I was keeping this for a challenge that I thought
fitted in with my card above and I found that at
Seize the Birthday for their current challenge to use

I recently bought the Retired SU  Botanical Blooms Set
and a few of you would have seen me use it before.
It was perfect for this card with all the dies.
I wanted the background to be a little subtle and
knew I had some patterned vellum in my stash. Perfect!
I know she likes browns/copper colours so I went with that
and some gorgeous teal card stock that was purchased
when I was staying with her a while back.
I cut out a number of flowers and stamens
and the leaves from gold card stock and some 
painted paper using Rustic Brown Metallic Paint.
I inked the stamped centres with Tim's Gathered Twigs.
I decided to add a strip of embossing on the side
from Couture Creations. Adhered it to my card base
with the vellum and gold ribbon from Christina Re.
Sentiment is from STAMPlorations Fluttery Set
 heat embossed in gold with gold thread
added to the back and popped.
Finished with a tiny flower on the side,
Pearls and a sparklet to the centre of the flowers and vellum.

Thanks for dropping in


aussie aNNie said...

STUNNING card for your BFF.xx

Doreen said...

This is just

Bobby said...

This is gorgeous, Ina. With all the dimension in the flowers they stand out against the same color background and the gold gives it that 'special' feeling. Lucky friend who receives this.

Shona Erlenborn said...

I love the combination of browns and blues, so this is eye candy to me! Love all your little delicate embellishments and the added embossing down the side. Beautiful work Ina!

Cheri said...

Absolutely gorgeous, SS!!! The layering is stunning and the blues are breathtaking!

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so beautiful and elegant looking. A fabulous card design.

Mac Mable said...

Such a special card and it shows the thought and love that has gone into it. Love the teal and the copper/brown colour combination. The vellum looks fabulous too. Stunning die cuts and layout and one amazing and eye catching card x.

lostinpaper said...

The copper certainly adds an elegance to your beautiful card design Ina!

*Vicki* said...

Wow what gorgeous flowers!! Love your copper details! HUGS

Vicki Dutcher said...

Gorgeous! That color combo makes this card amazing. Thanks for joining in at STB

Unknown said...

Done it again ... beautiful card. Love the colours.

Helen said...

I'm sure she loved your very special card, Ina! Love the colour and pop of copper!