Kindness – thank you card

Kindness begins with each and every one of us.
This being said, I hope you have a wonderful day filled in with joy, happy thoughts and warm hearts!

I created this card a while ago, actually – last year, but haven’t got the chance to share it. It’s part of a set of three thank you cards I made for a dear friend of mine.


img9176The card base is made of cream card stock, cut and top folded. For the background, I chose simple, that meant a piece of kraft paper. I ran this through the die cut machine using Lawn Fawn stitched border dies. The focus is on the flower. I die-cut it out of a patterned Dovecraft paper using the Daisy layering dies. I threaded it with some lilac elastic twine (cord), added a big button and tied in a bow.


A sentiment that matches the theme is the one I used. It comes from the Hero Arts ‘Acts of kindness’ set. Now, the photos look a bit dark. I took them in a different photo set up where lighting was low. Thanks for your understanding.

Wishing you all the best,

Thanks – Autumn Colours

Hello, everyone! Thanks for joining me today for an autumn coloured thank you card.
I made this for a dear friend, who asked me to create her some cards, and this is one of the three I made.
I’ve got ‘a few’ new distress inks to play with and I thought it was a great idea to create this autumn coloured themed card with. These are candied apple, carved pumpkin, scattered straw and fossilized amber.
As this was an autumn card, I used some leaves stamps from Santoro’s Gorjuss stamp set ‘The Fox’. For those who know me, they can tell I do love all things Gorjuss. So, I gave the small stamps a bit of love and autumn colours. As I wanted to created lovely real colours I mixed the ink directly onto the stamps and then pressed onto a top folded cream card base front. I planned to join the monthly challenge on the Seven Hills Crafts blog page as I used their September challenge template suggestion. Had no time to join then, so here it is, two months later.





The ‘thanks’ script is from Paper Smooches and I die cut it out of cream card and then applied the same distress inks used for leaves. I adhered it using glossy accents under the first row of autumn leaves.

Under the second row of leaves I wrapped around some red twine and just a bit of yellow one tied in a bow to add dimension. For more interest and sparkle, I added some sequins in matching colours.

Thanks for stopping by. Looking forward to be back soon,

Bun?, tuturor! M? bucur c?-mi sunte?i al?turi ast?zi pentru o felicitare de mul?umesc în culori de toamn?.
Am creat aceast? felicitare pentru o prieten? drag? mie, care m-a rugat s?-i creez ni?te felicit?ri de mul?umire ?i aceasta este prima dintre cele trei.
Cu ?câteva? noi tu?iere distress inks achizi?ionate, m-am gândit c? ar fi o idee excelent? s? creez o felicitare tematic? în culorile toamnei. Acestea se numesc m?r caramelizat (candied apple), dovleac sculptat (carved pumpkin), paie împr??tiate (scattered straw) ?i chihlimbar fosilizat (fossilized amber).
Fiind o felicitare de toamn?, am folosit ni?te ?tampile cu frunze din setul ?Vulpea? creat de Santoro’s Gorjuss. Cei care m? cunosc, pot spune c? îmi plac foarte mult toate produsele Gorjuss. Astfel am d?ruit pu?in? aten?ie ?i culori de toamn? ?tampilelor mici. Pentru a crea frumoase ?i reale culori de toamn?, am amestecat tu?ul direct pe ?tampile ?i apoi le-am presat pe coperta bazei de culoare crem a unei felicit?ri îndoite în partea de sus. Mi-am propus ini?ial s? particip cu aceast? felicitare la una din provoc?rile de pe blogul Seven Hills Crafts pentru c? am plecat cu ideea de la schi?a lor pentru luna septembrie. N-am reu?it s? particip atunci, a?a c?, iat-o aici, un pic mai târziu.

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Cuvântul ?thanks? (mul?umesc) este de la Paper Smooches. L-am decupat din carton crem pe care am aplicat acelea?i tu?uri ca cele folosite pentru frunze. L-am lipit sub primul rând de frunze cu ajutorul unui lipici transparent ?i foarte puternic.


Sub cel de-al doilea rând de frunze, am ad?ugat ni?te ?nur de culoare ro?ie si unul mai scurt galben, din care am f?cut ?i o fundi?? pentru a crea dimensiune. De  asememea, pentru un interes crescut ?i pu?in? str?lucire, am ad?ugat ni?te paiete în culori asortate temei.

Mul?umesc pentru vizit?. Sper s? revin cu un nou articol în curând,

Thank You Blooms

Hello, everyone! It’s been a long time since I last wrote here. There has been a pretty busy month with lots of projects, running my first 10K in an international competition and having the first English issues of a medical Journal I edited, being published. Thank you notes go to great people who’ve been there to support with kind thoughts and good deeds.

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