Sunday, July 3, 2016

613 Avenue Create #183-Anything Goes-Option American Beauty-Use a Rose

Good day, crafty friends!  This week our challenge at 613 Avenue Create has the option to Use a Rose. It's Spring, and flowers are everywhere (so are allergies)!  Our sponsors are The Stamping Boutique, Melonheadz Illustrating and Eureka Stamps. I've used Eureka Stamps sentiment image Bouquet of Angels.

I needed a card for a friend who is undergoing a serious health issue. I thought the sentiment was perfect. This is a really simple card - no stamping at all. I didn't start out to create a no stamping card, but it ended up that way. Here it is:


I cut the rose from patterned paper that I had. I actually have very few flowers in my collection of stamps, and only one (I think) is a rose and it wasn't exactly what I wanted. So I grabbed the paper and fussy cut the rose - therefore, no stamping. I used a Spellbinder oval die for the sentiment, dusted it with pink chalk, and distressed the edge with pink ink.  The decorative oval is cut with an Spellbinders Floral Oval die.  I added some rhinestones and done!






Sentiment:  Eureka Stamps Bouquet of Angels
Paper:  White card base (Recollections 110 lb card stock), pink (snippet from my stash)
Rose:  GCD Studios Melody Ross Collection - Homespun Chic
Accessories: Rhinestones (Simon Says Stamps), sponge, CTMH Cotton Candy ink

Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - Weeks 236-237
Crafting With Dragon Flies - #60
Scrapper's Delights - #57

 

11 comments:

  1. Very pretty card and a lovely sentiment. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies. Wynn DT

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  2. This is such a pretty and very thoughtful card...even without any stamping x

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  3. nice card. thank you for playing with us at crafting with dragonflies

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  4. What a lovely card, Sheila! I'm sure your friend appreciated your kindness!
    Thanks for joining us at Scrapper's Delights! :o)

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  5. Wow Sheila, this is a beautiful card for your friend! I love that sentiment, so perfect for your friend and I hope it helps her to know that God and the angels as well as friends like you are with her in her journey. I can't believe your cut that rose out and made it, wow! It is just beautiful and looks amazing on your card. Hugs, Brenda

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    1. Thanks, Brenda. But I guess I wasn't clear about the rose. It was printed on the paper - I just fussy cut it. You gave me too much credit - LOL!! Have a great day, my friend!!

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  6. It's very beautiful Sheila, and your fussy cut rose blends so nicely with this awesome S/B oval...one of my favorites of all the S/B ovals. Like the sponging in the center of the oval, and your friend will appreciate it & your thoughts & prayers. I believe in angels very much. Really loving the new blog header. TFS & Stay cool. Expect it's just as hot where you are, as 'tis here. Hugs

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  7. Pretty card, Sheila! LOVE the patterned paper rose!

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  8. Lovely card and a wonderfull sentiment too! I have that die too must get it out and use it again

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  9. Beautiful Sheila, love the wording.
    This will also be perfect for one entry as an anything goes creation for our challenge below.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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