Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A card for a friend

A good friend of mine is recovering from surgery, so I decided to make her a card to take along when I went to visit her this morning. I used this week's Make It Monday at Papertrey Ink: Coloured Kissing, which turned out to be a little more challenging than I'd thought. I tried several different stamps with this technique, all on one of my beautiful butterflies stamps, but I kept getting a splotchy image. I finally had some success with using a stamp from my Lace Bouquet set...


I used PTI cardstock (sweet blush), stamps (beautiful butterflies, lace bouquet, communique sentiments) & dies (beautiful butterflies, limitless layers ovals). The patterned paper is MME & Fancy Pants & the bling is Hero Arts.

Thanks for looking!

14 comments:

Joyce said...

Such a pretty card. I hope your friend is doing well.

Deanna Jean said...

Great card..and well done on the kissing technique. I'm giving it a try tonight. I hope your friend is feeling better really soon.

Jen Adcock said...

What a lovely card. I am so glad you persevered. The colors are so sweet as combined. Your friend is sure to be so pleased.

Anna said...

Great card, your friend will love it! I love the color you picked and how you kept going! Awesome!

Mayol said...

What a sweet card! i love the color combination - ok, i love the yellow a lot! :) and you did a wonderful job with the MIM technique. Your friend will surely love it.

Kathy said...

Hey thanks for the comment on my blog! I never knew I got "shouted out" on Nichole's blog, cool!Too bad it was with the worst of the two pics I posted!! Your card is so soft and sweet and you used one of the butterflies from Beautiful Butterflies, too. Very pretty:)

cards by cara said...

Love this!! I had some issues with my coloured kissing technique too ..

Elena said...

I haven't tried the technique yet, but is it because your hand slips a bit? I have such a shaky hand, that I was thinking that might be the problem... either way, you got it to work! Your card is beautiful :)

victoria h said...

A beautiful card. Those butterfly stamps are perfect for this technique.

Kristin said...

so pretty! I'm trying this technique today and am looking around :)

Marybeth said...

Very pretty card, I'm sure your friend will love it and the visit from you.

Rema said...

Very pretty Leigh! Love the woodgrain background...

LEG Studios said...

What a beautiful cheery card! Hope your friend has a quick recovery!

Suzanne Russell said...

Such a sweet sweet card, Leigh. I love the background color and woodgrain texture.