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Thursday, November 6, 2014

One Year Younger

Good afternoon. I've been beavering away in my craft room today making Christmas cards - it's getting nearer and nearer and the weather is certainly turning!

Todays post is not about Christmas though, I'll share them during December.
 I was asked to make a card for a female poet and struggled a bit at first but then came up with a lovely image from Joanna Sheen's Patience Strong CD.
 
 
The card is very simple to highlight how delicate the verse and image are. I printed it out on super-smooth paper and matted it onto lilac card before mounting it on a A5 cream card blank. The ribbon is from my stash and was originally white but so it matched in with the theme I colored it with my Spectrum Noir pens, made a triple bow and glued it around the lower part of the lilac card. I left it at that so as not to distract from the image.
 
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3 comments:

Teighan Barton said...

Hello Sharon, Such a gorgeous card, love the colours, the ribbon and the flowers.

Teighan

Lea Brawn said...

Such a pretty card Sharon just lovely x

Debbie said...

Beautiful card, Sharon.