Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A Couple of Thank You Cards

Last month when my daughter went on her Girl Scout trip I thought a lovely thank you card was needed to let the two adult leaders know how much we appreciate their willingness to put up with six teenagers for 6 days.  Thus, two of this card were made.  Here's the details:

  • The background die cut was made from patterned paper using my Heartfelt Creations Decorative Lace Border die.  I use wax paper between the die and the patterned paper to make this intricate die cut pop right out of the die.  It does create quite the confetti pile, but the result is well worth the effort!
  • The flowers are made by stamping with my Heartfelt Creations Tattered Blossoms stamps in brown Archival ink and then die cutting using my matching dies.  Clicking the link and then the tab on the Heartfelt Creations page will take you to videos that show you how to do this stamping and cutting technique.
  • The flower centers were made using my A Penny Saved prills and I just love how they blend to add to my somewhat monochromatic look on this card.
  • The green floral pieces were cut out of cardstock scraps using my Our Daily Bread Designs Fancy Foliage die
  • The sentiment was created using Word and then die cut with my Spellbinders Labels 18 die.  A little Worn Lipstick Distress Ink around the edge ties it into the rest of the pink colors.  A piece of vintage seam binding as a ribbon/bow accent was added to the card.  
I think these ladies felt special and I was really happy with how the card turned out.  I'm going to post this card over at Word Art Wednesday's Challenge # 140: Anything Goes.  Come on over to see the amazing art posted and join in on the fun.


  1. The card is quite a beauty. The sheen on the petals is quite lovely. Thank you for posting this wonderful art at Word Art Wednesday.
    Blessings, Carole Robb Bisson

  2. Love this beautiful card, stamp and colour combination...I received this stamp in the mail and really want to find time to just play with this...think I need the die as well which is not in Australia as yet....xx
    ♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

  3. These are gorgeous Andie! Love the lace background :)

    Em x
    Creative Em

  4. I know they felt special with such a pretty card!

  5. Dear Andie, thank you so much for your sweet words on my blog post and your prayers. It really touched my heart.
    Your cards are beautiful. The ladies must have felt very special indeed to receive them. So sweet and thoughtful of you to give them.
    Big hugs to you

  6. Beautiful card and fabulous lacey diecut and of course your wonderful flowers. TFS


Thank you so much for your kind words. Isn't it fun to encourage one another, even from a distance?