Wednesday, December 28, 2011

So glad we're friends

Every now and then you get the opportunity to make a card for someone really special. The card I made today is for my very closest friend, the sister I never had, Amanda.

I bought this Wild Rose Studio "Girl With Dog" stamp about 6 months ago, knowing I would be using it for Amanda's card, for it reminds me of her so much. I resisted using it for other creations, wanting its debut to be for her birthday.

I used my Stampin' Up Sentiment "So Glad We're Friends" for it says everything I think of Amanda and more. I coloured in this gorgeous girl using copics, sponged the edges with Momento "Summer Sky" and used my Spellbinders "Reverse Wonky Rectangles" die. I then hunted high and low for some paper to compliment her. Just when I was about to give up and go home, I found this beautiful paper from Sassafras called "Lots O' Luck". I was actually carrying some blue cardstock to go with a card I will be making tomorrow when I realised the blue was a very nice addition. I love it when I come across a combination by chance like that!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Totally Gorjuss - For Someone Special
Little Miss Muffet challenges - Anything Goes
Paper Creations Ink - Something Old (image stamp) Something new (DP)
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge - Bingo (flowers, ribbon, die cut)
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes
Make It Monday - Anything Goes

Until next time,


Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Tracey! I love the papers and the cute image! I'm sure your friend is going to love it!

Viv said...

Awww! Sweet image and love the colours you've used. Thanks for playing at Little Miss Muffet. Viv x

Céline said...

fab card, love the combo
thanks for playing with us at little miss muffet this week
céline GDT member

Lynn said...

Hi Tracey,
This is soooo cute!! Love the colouring, the image and the detail:)))
Thanks so much for joining us at PaperCreations Ink Challenges:)
And happy New Year:)
Lynn xx

loz said...

This is sooo Beautiful Tracey.. Saw this on MIM..Loz

CropStop said...

Very lovely card and your friend will be blessed! Thank you for sharing!

Tracy said...

Hi Tracey! Saw this last night and didn't get a chance to comment but I saw it again at MIM today and it reminded me to pop back in. I just love your papers and that image couldn't have been done more beautifully. Hugs!

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a sweet little card - love those papers
Thanks for playing Bingo with us at LCI this week
Lisa x

Lisa Minckler said...

Awww, what a great friend you are! It's always wonderful to see a beautiful card but it's even more wonderful to know the reason for its creation. A nice reminder to us all how we should treat those around us that mean so much to us. :)
Thank you for sharing your talent and inspiration with us at Make It Monday and Paper Creations Ink (GDT).
Good luck to you and have a wonderful Happy New Year in 2012. :)
Lisa xx

Pami said...

This is a wonderful card Tracey, the sentiment is lovely, I am sure Amanda loved it. Thanks for sharing with us at LCI this week. Happy New Year! Pami x

Tracy Heaton said...

Lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at SCSC
Best Wishes
Tracy x

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful, gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at LMM Challenge. Hugs! Leah Ann