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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Thank You

I love to make cards when my heart inspires them.  Yes, you guessed it, I did make this card to send to my friend Jan at Papercraft Pleasures.  I used some of the Crafty Secrets items she sent me.  I used the lay out from Just Us Girls on the outside and I was inspired by the Accucut shadow boxes  to make this into my own  fancy shadow box.  I was also inspired by Jerri Jiminez at  A touch of Grace who has demonstrated  Parchment Craft on her site.  This is not Parchment Craft, I used vellum paper and embossed it by hand.  Card stock is Bazzill and Paper and More  Blush Pink Vellum.  Inside of card is Graphics 45, brides to babies.   I used Crafty Secrets French Labels on the front and Fond Recollections inside the card. I used Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Pendant Shapeabilities to make my cut out.  I used Ranger's Tim Holtz Distress Ink worn lipstick and over that I applied Distress Ink Tea Dye. And I embossed with Stampin Up Big Shot Texturz Plate Perfect Details. The antique lace is from my garage sale stash. 
This is the Just Us Girls Saturday Challenge sketch I used, they are a fun group and offer  a different challenge every week.  Thanks for looking, ~Diane

10 comments:

  1. This is simply amazing, Diane. I do so love the flourish cut out - it is amazingly beautiful! The Crafty Secrets are so gorgeous with this paper. Very nice, indeed! ;D

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  2. Oh my, talk about perfection, Diane! This is absolutely AMAZING! I thought the front was so gorgeous and then I saw the inside! WOW, you've blown me away!!!

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  3. Gorgeous card Diane! Love the vintage vibe & all its elegance :) Thanks for showing us the inside as well as the outside! Thank you for playing along with Just Us Girls sketch challenge! Hope you come join the fun on Saturday :)

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  4. OMGosh! Your card has so many unique and beautiful details! The outside is so pretty but the inside is FABULOUS! WOW!

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  5. Oh Diane, this is awesome! Love your sweet color palette and the shadow box is over the top! AWESOME.

    Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls' sketch challenge :O) Hope to see you again on Saturday!

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  6. How Adorable!?!! :)

    I am now following
    Susan

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  7. what a gorgeous card this one is, so unusual and so beautiful
    hugs June xx

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  8. THIS is GORGEOUS! I love it. What a neat surprise upon opening this excellent card!

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