Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Heads & shoulders above the rest

I'm so excited to be heading back East later this week to visit with one of my dearest friends. I only get to see her every couple of years although we speak on the phone all the time. I know that she is going to absolutely spoil me while I'm there so I've made up a thank you card in advance (luckily she doesn't blog so I can safely post the card here).
I found this vintage image in a Dover Sampler (sign up and you get an email each week with a link to a selection of free clipart, vintage images, colouring pages, etc) and the sentiment I wanted to use just jumped into my brain.

I chose to use these very pretty papers from Basic Grey (Kioshi pack) and a sketch from The Sweet Stop. I found this vintage-feel floral rbbon in a basket of scraps almost a year ago and this is the first time I've been able to use it.

Challenges:

10 comments:

  1. Hope you have a wonderful time with your friend and thank you for joining in the fun over at Creative Craft Challenges

    sylvia x

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  2. Wonderful card, such a striking image and I love the flowers!
    Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin Mamas this week! Have Fun and I hope to see you again soon!
    Hugs, Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

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  3. What a great card and fun image!!
    Thanks so much for sharing with me at WPW.

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  4. How nice to make up a thank you card in advance for your trip. I love the flowers and that flower trim is awesome. Great sentiment inside too! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out.

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  5. Thanks for joining our "Dust off your stash" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  6. Lovely card, and lovely papers and flowers, great take on the challenge this week, thanks for joining us, Samantha Top Tip Tuesday Challenge :)

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  7. What a nice card and a funny image!
    Thanks for joining EAC this week!
    Hugs, Alex

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  8. such an amazing card, thanks for joining us at Clear it Out

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  9. what a lovely card hun thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges and good luck

    hugs sandra x

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  10. nice card, funny image

    Thanks for joining EAC in this week

    Sandra EAC-DT

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