Friday, November 26, 2010

Thank You

Yesterday my friend and neighbor had us over to her house for our first ever Thanksgiving!  What a feast!  I am so thankful to have met her and her family.  They have made our lives here more worthwhile!  As a thank you I made her this card.

Paper: Hero Arts layering paper, Watercolor paper
Stamps: Hero Arts, Ali Edwards (sentiment)
Ink: Peeled Paint, Wild Honey, Fired Brick, Vintage Photo Distress Inks, Memento Brown ink, Glimmer Mist
Other: Gems from Hero Arts, Nestability Scallopped Circle Die

I used the Nestability Scalloped Circle Die to cut out the card base using Hero Arts Layering paper.  I love this layering paper, it's thick enough to make a sturdy card base, and it's white inside so you can write directly on the card!

I cut out a circle of watercolour paper, and using the Hero Arts Earth Flowers stamp set, I stamped one of the flowers in various distress inks, first spritzing the inked stamp with pearlized water.  I then sprayed the entire centre piece with some Glimmer Mist and inked the edges with Vintage Photo distress ink.

I added a few co-ordinating gems, stamped the sentiment from Ali Edwards (Technique Tuesday), and that was it!  I love that watercolour effect, it's just so soft and pretty.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Michelle said...

WOW!What a beautiful thank you card! I love the colors you chose for the flowers! The gems give it just the right amount of sparkle! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

CinnamonSally said...

This is gorgeous Brenda, what lovely neighbours you have!! I am sure they will love your card!

Agata said...

Splendid! Love those colors and your card's shape!

Rosemary said...

a beautiful thank you card, brenda!

Nancy said...

simply gorgeous...perfect way to say thank you!