Friday, August 17, 2012

A basket of flowers

Happy Friday friends,
Just a quick post to share a card I made for a 90th birthday. Last Sunday we were invited to a beautiful tea party to celebrate the birthday of a very gracious lady. It was a lovely afternoon with all her family and a few selected friends, so we felt very honoured. This is the card I made for her.

Cut the front out with a die, and inked the edges with walnut stain. The basket is a Marianne Design die, also coloure with wlnut stain. Flowers were a mixture of Olba punches, and small hand punches, with bling or pearl centres. The corner scroll is a Cuttlebug die and finished off with pearls. The inside I used paper from a Marianne vintage pad.

I have to dash out, but will be back later to enter this in a challenge or two..I have found the following challenges to enter:

Party Time Tuesdays #81..Garden Delights
Tammy's Scrapin Corner#23..Add some flowers
Have a wonderful Friday and enjoy the weekend. Take care and see you soon.


Monica said...

Hi Ursula, this is a beauty and so befitting the graceful lady all of 90!
Love the sponging and the corner with the dainty flowers in the basket.

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a gorgeous flowerbasket Ursula.

greetings karin

Dr Sonia S V said...

The die cut window makes your card all the more beautiful

Desire Fourie said...

Ursula this is so beautifully designed. Lovely colours and embellishments. Everything works together perfectly.
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

Olga said...

This is gorgeous...sure fits a gracious lady!!
Have a nice day!

Merry said...

Ursula, this is such a pretty card....a lovely arrangement of paper flowers. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Unstampabelles.

Moz said...

Such a pretty, elegant card and most suitable for a gracious lady. Don't you just love the Olba punches? I can see that basket creeping onto my shopping!

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

Beautifully pretty and elegant card Ursula - just right for a grand occasion such as a 90th birthday :)

NanaConnie said...

What a perfect card, Ursula! Love the flower basket, and the way you punched out all the flowers. A work of art, really appreciated, no doubt. :-D

NanaConnie said...

Ooops, for got to put on my DT hat and thank you for submitting this in our 'Add Flowers' challenge at Tammy's Scrapin' Corner this week. :-D
NanaConnie DT

Susan Hogan said...

I do love those dies - so beautiful. Great flowers! Thanks for joining in the fun at Unstampabelles Flower Challenge!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

What a fantastic idea, love it!

Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Ursula. Love the petite flowers and basket.
Amelia x

Colleen Holmes said...

Ursula this is so pretty and elegant! Love cut out die of the basket and 3 D flowers. Gorgeous! Hugz

JanR said...

90, wow! What a nice card. Thanks for joining us at UnstampaBelles.

Joann Burton said...

Beautiful Card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges. Hope to see you again next week. joann sassy raggedy

Cathy (aka CrafteeCC) said...

such a pretty card - love all the flowers in the basket! Thank you for joining in our Paper Flowers Challenge at UnstampaBelles.

HuggiesCrafts said...

This is so pretty, lovely flowers and the basket looks gorgeous. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Unstampabelles this month.

Saira Malik said...

Great job!Love the sponging and the corner with the dainty flowers in the basket.
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