Thursday, July 8, 2010

Anniversary Card

Hi Everyone!! Hand's up - who *ISN'T* playing along at CARDS Magazine's Monochromatic Challenge??? No hands up from the PTI forum? I didn't think so LOL! :0)

I thought we had until tomorrow to submit - but according to the chatter, today's the day - screeeeeeeeeeech! That would be me making a mad dash for the submission deadline! I have been thinking about this card most of this week, but suddenly lost a few hours to execute it!!

Apart from yellows (such a close relative to my scheme anyway) this has to be my favourite monochromatic palette ever - white and cream!


I used a floral embossing folder from Provo Craft for the background and gave it some extra love with a shower of Gold Glimmer Mist . The embossed panel is cut from "Rustic White" paper, the card form behind it, is cream.

The Waltzingmouse labels 5 image is embossed with gold embossing powder ...


And the floral embellishment is a mixture of a Prima Flower base with a home created vellum flower - using Papertrey's Beautiful Blooms II dies, layered over the top.

The edges of the card are inked with Papertrey's Tea Dye Duo and the bottom edge is finished with an embossed strip from the "Distressed Stripes" stamp set.

And this card is headed off to send lots of love to 2 dear friends on the 25th of this month :0) 40 years on!!! I truly do wish them well - and a *VERY* happy day!!

I am also entering this card at "The Shabby Tea Room" this week - where the focus is on embossing!!

Thank you to the ladies who work so hard for these challenges! It's always *so* appreciated!

Thanks for popping in and visiting me! We almost made 100 degrees here today!?!!! I hope things are manageable in your part of the world!
:0)!!

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Materials: Labels 5 Stamp - Waltzingmouse, Cardstock, Sentiment and Stripe Stamp, Scallop Die, Flower Dies, Distress Ink and Brown Ink - Papertrey Ink; Glimmer Mist - Tattered Angels; Pearls - Kaiserkraft, Labels Die - Spellbinders, Versamark Ink; Embossing Powder - Stampendous

23 comments:

Amy said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! This is absolutely elegant and breathtaking! Love all the embossing and that tone on tone with the whites!

Anika said...

Gorgeous, Nerina!! Simply breathtaking!

Debbie said...

Very pretty monochromatic design! Thanks for sharing with us this week in the Tea Room :)

Carol's Ink Spot said...

How beautiful this is! I love how elegant it is. Great job.

Diane Jaquay said...

Oh Nerina, this is just gorgeous!!! I also love white on white or cream, it always makes for such an elegant card! Beautiful work as always my friend :)

Baseret said...

This is gorgeous Nerina!

Marinette said...

du raffinement et de l'élégance à l'état pur, c'est ce que j'aime dans tes cartes bravo

Lisa said...

Just beautiful Nerina! Your style always inspires me, soft and vintage! Lucky recipients! Thanks again for joining us in the Tea Room!

Nicole said...

Very pretty! Love the soft feel of it! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

Cammie said...

Such a gorgeous, elegant card!

Joanne Leddy said...

Very pretty ... congratulations to the anniversary couple!

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, Nerina! This is gorgeous! I absolutely love white and cream together, too. And mixed with the gold embossing, this is pure elegance. Love your layered flower. Sigh.........
Thanks for sharing this with us in the Tea Room!

Melissa said...

Oh my, Nerina!! This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the gold embossing--so elegant!

Rhonda said...

Gorgeous! Love the shimmer and bling.

Lynne said...

I love this. Wedding and anniversary cards just scream out for embossing and this fits the bill perfectly.
Stunning!
Lynne xxx

Terri said...

Nice job. Love the gold embossing. I didn't know about this challenge until today. Glad you were able to enter in time. Congrats getting to be a trigger targer for your tea card.

Sharron said...

Wow, absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Every detail adds yet another elegant touch and I love the white & cream. This is the perfect anniversary/wedding card!

Lee Anne said...

I don't even know what to say. This is breathtaking!

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Such a pretty card, love it!

Heather P. said...

Oh wow, this is stunning!

Sonia said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL Nerina!!


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Monica Kulenovic said...

Really elegant card, Nerina! Congrats on making the Cards blog!! :)

Francie said...

Sublime!