Monday, February 10, 2014

Sweet Memories

I had so much fun making the Valentine's card for my mom that I decided to make one for my sister too, who is also a widow. Her husband, Alan, has been gone about ten years now. He was a wonderful uncle to our children and a great brother-in-law...yes, we sure miss him!



Ingredients
Dies: Spellbinders "Foliage", "Elegant Ovals";
Cheery  Lynn Designs "Olive Branches"
Cardstock: Pebbles "Sunny Side", and several varieties from my scrap box, including a brown glitter paper
Flowers: Making Memories "Pansy Blue", Pizzazz Aplenty "Pink Crocheted" & "Cherry Blossom", StampingScrapping "Color-Me"
Embossing folder: Craft Concepts "Lady Bug"
Stamps: StampingScrapping "Dash It All"
Embellishments: Pizzazz Aplenty "Chocolate Pearls",
 buttons, ribbon, rhinestones, lace...all from my stash

Challenges:
Wordartwednesday.blogspot.com - #118 "Anything Goes"
crafts4eternity.blogspot.com - #162 "With Love"
thekraftjournal.blogspot.com - #158 "Love" (leaves are kraft cs)
cheerylynndesigns.blogspot.com - #119 "Frame it"
craftingforallseasons.blogspot.com - #70 "Show Us Some Romance"
Inkspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.uk - #192 "CASE Anything by Yvonne"
Yvonne's card from March 10, 2013

15 comments:

jimlynn said...

Your sister will cherish this forever! So beautiful.
Lynn

Rhonda Van Ginkel said...

This is just a beautiful tribute card and will be treasured for sure! I love how you used the Olive Branches here too. Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs this week!

M said...

So pretty and beautifully embellished. You've really taken up Yvonne's expertise with the vintage/ romantic look. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

Sandy Hulsart said...

Lovely card and I am certain it will touch her heart. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

Shelly Schmidt said...

You make such beautiful cards- if I received this, it would be framed. What a nice memory- love how it is framed and loving the flowers and lace!

Jo Ann said...

What a sweet card! Gorgeous frame and lush flowers. I love it! So grateful you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday this week. Leaving you with God's Word in Psalm 34:8 which says, "Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him." Hugs always...

JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

michele said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs Michele x

Irina Gerschuk said...

Lovely project!! Great idea with the photo!!! Love the soft colors and all the details)))
Thank you for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs!

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

A beautiful personalised card. Thank you for joining us over at Crafting For All Seasons Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison xxx

Guylaine said...

very nice vintage card.
Thank you for your participation in the challenge of love on Craft 4 Eternity this week.

Kristi Schurr said...

What a sweet way to remember you brother in law! I'm sure your sister will cherish this beautiful card. Thank you for sharing your talent with us this week at The Kraft Journal!♥

Yvonne Garner said...

What a gorgeous card! Your sister will love it. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational and thank you for choosing one of my favorite cards to CASE!

Nonni said...

What a gorgeous vintage card! I love the colors and especially your flower arrangement. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! We have just begun with another fun challenge today. :)

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh my gosh, how utterly lovely!!

Dawn Lancaster said...

A lovely card & what a great idea!
Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting For All Seasons this time!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx