An Anniversary Card

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

My brother and his girlfriend have been "going out" for a year now, and he wanted a card for her. I thought a rose would be nice for the occassion and decided to use my Serendipity rose stamp.

I followed the sketch from Sketch Saturday

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and I made this

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I coloured the rose with my water colour pencils and edged each petal with clear sakura stardust pen. I also embossed the same image with holographic EP on a panel and embossed another panel with my swiss dots cuttlebug folder. I edged each piece with gold EP and added a couple of Swarovski crystals to the centre of the roses.
I attached a heart charm to a couple of cut out circles on the inside.

The card also fits the challenge set this week at ABC which is anniversary.

It also fitted a couple of other challenges if I had have had the picture of the card on time to enter them...oh well.

I hope you like it!

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I'd also like to send my condolences to the Galligan family after their sad loss at the week-end.

5 comments:

Alison said...

Super card, the rose is fabulous. Thanks for joining in the ABC challenge this week.

Sandra said...

Great card. Beautiful rose and coloured to perfection.
Hugs
Sandra xx

Helena said...

This is gorgeous! I bet she will be thrilled :)

Chrissie said...

Just catching up Sheena!
You've been making some fabulous projects lately, I really LOVE your little 'to do' book, I could really use one of these too!

Tina said...

Aww i'm sure he will love to give this to his girlfriend... it's lovely.... Sheena thank you so much for joining my candy... good luck.. Crafty Hugs Tina x