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Friday, November 9, 2012

Can't Bear Without You

 
 
 
 

It seems that Christmas is coming around really fast this year and I'm trying to make some cards to send overseas. I wanted to break from this routine by making this card for one of my friends whose hubby is in Iraq right now. It's very difficult for her to be without him especially with Remembrance Day coming up this weekend. Her dad was in the forces too and she can't help remember him.

I have used the Spellbinders Classic Squares to cut the image after I have colored it with Prismacolored pencils. I then matted it over some Pink Cardstock, layered it over some patterned papers after I have placed down a strip of punched border. I then stamped the sentiment in Black Tsukineko Memento Ink and popped it with some Pop Dots.

Close up


Supplies:

Stamp - Lili of the Valley (Emma Swing), Verve Stamps
Cardstock - PaperTrey Ink (Raspberry Fizz), Gina K Designs White
Patterned Papers - My Minds Eye (Summer)
Accessories - Martha Stewart Punch (Double Loop), Classic Square Nestabilities, Prismacolored pencils, Black Tsukineko Memento Ink, Pop Dots, Adhesives.

Challenges:

Lili of the Valley - Bright and Beautiful
Sparkle and Glitter The Rick St Dennis Challenge #3 - Remember
Anything Challenge #79 - Anything goes Nov 12
ABC Xmas Challenge - V For Vibrant Colors Nov 13
PaperCrafting Journey - Anything goes Nov 21
Forever Friends - Anything goes Dec 5
Simply Create Linky #10 - Share your creations Nov 14
Lady Anne's Challenge - Anything goes Nov 14
Bearly Mine #60 - Anything goes Nov 11
Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge #25 - Anything goes

16 comments:

monique said...

Such a cute card your friend will love it.
Thanks for sharing at sparkle and glitter

Mary J said...

So very sweet, Jennyfer! Love the papers and pencil colouring!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Super cute image and I love the colors. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Sharon Sahl said...

I think your cheerful card would be very welcome to a loved one overseas. Thank you for joining us in the Sparkle and Glitter challenge!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Jennyfer :-) I am sure your friend will love this :-)

all entries into the ABC Christmas Challenge must be Christmassy so unfortunately this isn't eligible. We hope you can join in with a Christmas card :-)

Lols x x x

Laura Love said...

I love the bright colors that you chose! What a super fun and cute card! Thank you so much for playing along this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

HappyCrafter said...

Lovely card, such a great image and beautifully coloured.

Rick St. Dennis said...

love the rich colours-sweet card
Thanks for joining us at Sparkle and Glitter

Lady Anne said...

Such a cute card and sentiment. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's. I hope we see you again.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx
cardsbyladyanne

Miranda said...

very sweet card, adorable
thanks for joining sparkle and glitter this week
hugs
Miranda
DT

Annette said...

This is gorgeous. I love the bright colours and gorgeous image that you've used. It's a fabulous card, but I'm afraid it needs to be a Christmas card to win at the ABC Christmas challenge.
Annette
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for ABC Christmas Challenge,
Lili’s Little Fairies
and Top Tip Tuesday.
xx

Love crafts forever said...

Lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Sparkles and Glitter.
Hugs Nataliya

Aletha J. Williams said...

Cute and adorable. Thanks for joining us at Sparkle & glitter.

Trish Hughes said...

very sweet image, thanks for joining Simply Create!!!

Cat said...

What an adorable card! Such bright, happy colors! I just wanted to stop by and thank you for participating in the recent Pixie Dust Blog Hop. I hope you'll join us again next time! Hugs

Karen Howard said...

A very beautiful card! Hugs, Karen