Friday, 25 June 2010

A clean and simple wish


Here is a card that I made earlier in the week for a close family member who has just had a very serious cancer operation. I deliberately kept it simple as it didn't strike me as being appropriate to send a card which was a case study in how clever I can be with the decorative elements - it really is just a wish from the heart.


Being as there are challenges out there I will enter this card for one or two, though it obviously wasn't the main focus in my mind when I made it.

Passion For Promarkers #57 - Your favourite things (flowers)
Sweet Stampin' Challenge #31 - Clean and Simple
Sir Stampalot Monthly - Punch it
Everybody Art Challenge #96 - Pink & Green
Crafty Creations #73 - Shine (glamour dust and pearlescent card)

Recipe:
Main image: Penny Black "Fanfare" coloured with Promarkers and decorated with just a teeny bit of glamour dust;
Sentiment: Penny Black transparent set
Paper: from my stash;
Supplies: pearls from my stash;
Tools: Martha Stewart "doily lace" edge punch and "monarch butterfly" punch.

Back tomorrow with another Penny Black Saturday Challenge :-)

18 comments:

  1. A wonderful card , I love the image and colours . thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!
    Hugs
    Francesca

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  2. Oh, so genle flowers! The butterflies are fine too. Very nice card! very good job!!
    Hugs. Larisa.

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  3. A gorgeous card, love the image and beautiful colours.
    Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  4. Really pretty card Pauline.
    Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
    Hugs Tracy x

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  5. What a gorgeous card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  6. Its very beautiful Pauline and perfect for such a delicate occasion. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot.
    Pinky

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  7. this is lovely hunni..
    Love the colours and butterflies xx

    Thanks for playing along at sweet stamping xx

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  8. Hi Pauline, what a pretty card. Love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  9. a beautiful card. thank you for sharing it with us at crafty creations :) shelly

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  10. Hi Pauline

    Your card is beautiful, the elegat simplicity , colours and of course the butterflies make it absolutely perfect for purpose.

    It's great to see you at Stampalot Challenge this month, thank you for joining in and good luck.

    B x

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  11. This is really beautiful Pauline. I love the image and the beautiful floral paper. The butterflies finish it perfectly.
    Many thanks for entering it into the Sir Stampalot challenge this month.
    Clare x

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  12. Hi Pauline
    love this card love the colours it is gorgeous
    hugs
    Sylvie xxx

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  13. Really gorgeous,Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  14. Beautiful! Just perfect. Love your layout.
    Hugs
    Kaz xx

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  15. Beautiful card Pauline. I love the colours you've used and the image is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at PfP. Sue C x

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  16. a really pretty card... thanks for joining us this week at PFP...Debs x

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  17. Hi Pauline,
    What a gorgeous card. I'm sure the recipient will appreciate the sentiment. It;s beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PFP.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x