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Saturday, 3 July 2010

A Thank You card which also fits some challenges!

Hi all,
My mum asked me to make her a Thank You card. She has recently had some new curtains made and fitted and the guy was soooo helpful and efficient she wanted to send a thank you card.  Make me something with a window on it or something - you know the sort of thing???????????  Well, trawled through my digi images - NOWT!  Trawled through my rubber images - NOWT!!  OMG!! What to do??
TING!!!  Decided to draw a window shape on the card and cut out the panes of glass. 
Added a bit of lace behind the window and tried to make it look like a French blind by folding the lace up on itself in three places.  Then "made" a vase and added some punched flowers and put it in the window. 
Added a piece of card which I sponged with a brown ink as a background. 
Then I decided to use some Tapestry Stamps I've had for a while and do a display around the window, got carried away and made a swirl under the window and then stamped a Thank You into one of the white spaces.
I quite like the finished article and I hope my Mum will too.
I will also enter this card into the following challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers - Inky Fingers (used chalk ink pads to make the swirl and round the window and sponged an ink background behind the window)
Magical Crafts - Flower Power
Corrosive Challenge Blog - Flowers, flowers,flowers

9 comments:

  1. Oh wow Dawn, this is gorgeous. I love it.

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  2. Hi Dawn ~ This is a GORGEOUS card!!! I especially love the swirl under the window. Fantastic idea!

    Thanks for coming to visit me and entering my candy and also for posting on yours :)

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Love and hugs ~
    Lori

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  3. It is fantastic, I love your flowers swirl.

    Hugs Ali x

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  4. Wow dawn so creative I love it
    Fantastic
    Wendi x

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  5. Just beautiful!!! Good luck at Crafty Cardmakers XX

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  6. Hi Dawn this is gorgeous hun, love the swirl really pretty, and your window looks great, thanks for your lovely comments, hugs Liz xx

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  7. Hi Dawn this is gorgeous very creative ..love it....

    Hugs Christine xc

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  8. Hiya Dawn, this is such a pretty card. Love the design.

    Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Magicial. Good luck in the draw and I hope we see you again next time.

    Mel X

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  9. Fab card, what a great idea! Love the flower swirl. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers :o) Lisa x

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Dawn xx