Friday, 22 October 2010

Sentimentally Monochromatic


This is one of the cards I've made for the Macmillan Cancer Care Org who'll be coming in to my Dad more and more over the coming months. It was quite a simple and quick card, so quite a change from my usual. I love the sentiment on the plaque and felt it deserved to be centre stage. The ribbon is actually lying face down as I wanted the silver to show more, and some of my mother of pearl buttons that I found hiding away....I do hope I can find more lol. 

It's a very simple receipe as everything is Stash, no idea where any of it came from. 

I'd like to enter into these challenges, if you'll have me :-
Simon Says Stamp- Give Thanks
Crafalicious Challenge - Anything goes
Our Creative Corner - At least 3 different embellishments 


A close up of the lace and buttons

and one of the sentiment


15 comments:

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

That is beautiful Linda! The lace is gorgeous!

Claire Langan said...

Beuatiful card...

Dorcas said...

Lovely card, Lin!

Jessica L said...

This is beautiful and with a lovely sentiment too. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at The Hodge Podge Shop. Hope to see you again at the next challenge!

Shelley said...

Such a great card. The sentiment is beautiful so are the buttons & ribbon. Thanks for sharing with us at the Hodge Podge Shop.

Crafteezee said...

Beautiful, thanks for joining us at Craftalicious. Hugs Tracy x

Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi Lin!
Love 4 things about your card:
* the monochromatic style of your card
* the sentiment (it really deserves centre stage
* the buttons!!!
* the lace
Greetings from Austria!

Linda said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining the Hodge Podge Shop Challenge
hugs linda

Makiko Jones said...

Beautiful monochromatic card!! I love the sentiment & rolled paper image! I'm sure the receiver of the card will love it. Thank you for playing along the FTTC with us.

Christine said...

I love the uniqueness of your card. That gorgeous lace really adds that special creative touch. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.

Fae said...

What a gorgeous card. I love the colours, the lace and the buttons.

Thanks for playing along with us at this week's Hodge Podge Shop Challenge.

See you again soon and good luck.
Fae xxx

Lorraine A said...

Beautiful card , the verse is lovely and the simple look is stunning :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

thanks for your comment on the challenge blog ,,,you don't have to use a stamp to enter, any card/creation that fits the theme is fine with us :-)

Julie said...

Hi Linda - thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog today - made my day!! this is gorgeous - the lace looks fabulous with the scroll - so elegant!! Juliexx

Ms. Jen said...

How pretty. Really love that lace. Thanks for joining us at the Hodge Podge Shop this week!

Sandy Ang said...

How elegant !

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