Congratulations Card

Hi there, everyone!

Today, I’d like to show you a congratulations card I have recently made for someone close to my heart, a dear friend of mine. She made some changes in her professional life and we are very proud of her. So, a great reason once more to make her something special. Something that will accompany our wishes.

With this card I used a different technique for the background. I’ve got a very nice floral stencil, the 6” x 6″ Doily Flower made by Heidi Swapp, from one of my favourite shops in UK. Set it on a watercolour paper and sprayed it with green and blue ink. Trimmed it to fit the card base and the first layer of the cover which was a pink card I chose from my craft stash.

I added 2 strips of card, one pink and one cream, onto the bottom part of the cover. Then, I went for some nice pastel blue organza ribbon to give a soft and elegant look. The ‘Congratulations’ sentiment was stamped with Artiste pigment ink – pearlescent dusky rose on a watercolour tag. I also tied the ribbon into a bow to add a bit of extra dimension.

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Some pink and pearl gems were added too, to give a little sparkle and to complete the dimension of the card.

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Hope you like it and many thanks in advance for your comments.

Photo credit: Cristian Istrate

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