Saturday, March 23, 2013

Card by Joan

Lori's Birthday Card

You can read about the frame by clicking here.
I am getting together today with Lori, my daughter, Kara and Kelsey, my granddaughters and Lily
my Great-Granddaughter to celebrate Lori's birthday.  I have a surprise for her that I will tell you  about later.  I can hardly wait.

I told your I wanted to make her another card as the pink card I  made earlier just didn't go with the frame.  This card looks perfect.   I didn't make it very busy as I do not want it fighting with the
frame.  Don't you think they look nice together?

I used paper from the 6x6 Secret Garden Paper pack, cutting out the Japanese Oval by Cheery Lynn.   The Lattice die by Spellbinders was cut out of coordinating paper in the same paper pack.
I had a little left on one end, so I use Martha Stewart's butterfly punch.  Two of Cheery Lynn's Mini Flourish and a Marianne Flourish, along with some leaves we tucked in behind the rose.  A strip of lace was added to the bottom for texture and the flower was made using Build a Flower #2.  Our Daily Bread Birthday Stamp was stamped using Green Memento and then cut out using an Spellbinder Oval Die and popped up for dimension.
 I also Embossed the card with a Craftwell Embossing Folder.  It was just the right size.  Kaisers light peach pearls added some interest to the card.  I added a piece of lace trim at the bottom to finish off the cut edges.

Products Used on the card:
Cheery Lynn Japanese Oval  DL136AB
Spellbinder Fancy Lattice S5152
Secret Garden Patterns & Solids Paper Pad 6"X6"  G4500670
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch 42-50017
Cheery Lynn Mini Flourish B117S
Marianne Decorative Elegance LR0157
Cheery Lynn Build a Flower 2  B187 
Cheery Lynn Rose Leaf Strip B241
Our Daily Bread Birthday Blessing Stamp D301 
Craftwell Gracious Argyle EF ARG
Glue and Seal
Crafters Pick Glue
Kaiser Pearls
Green Memento Ink
Ranger Distressed Ink Tattered Rose
Oval Nestie
Lace Trim 



April said...

These are beautiful, Joan! I love all the details. Great job!

scrappingnana said...

The card and frame are beautiful. Love all the elements on the card.

Darlene said...

Have a wonderful time today ... I would be excited too .. going to be GREAT fun & interesting!!
BEAUTIFUL gift & matching card! Lori's sure going to have a birthday to remember!
Sun is shining here ... hope it is there too!

Lady Anne Milnes-Howard said...

Such a beautiful card, I just adore the secret garden papers they are so pretty and you have used it to its full advantage. I hope you have a fabulous day...
Love ~ Lady Anne
Cards by Lady Anne

Nancy Hill said...

Beautiful card. I think that I must order the Build a Flower #2 now after seeing Selma and your beautiful flowers made with this die.

Jeannie Hafer said...

Your cards are like a breath of spring when all I see outside is snow, snow, snow.

phyllis e said...

BEAUTIFUL frame and card! I love all the layers you have added to this card. Spring has sprung in SE AZ! The cactuses are blooming! Our spring is a bit different than midwest spring but? The Secret Garden paper is springtime anywhere!