Friday, 23 April 2010

Hello everyone, I made this card for a friend's birthday. I won't tell you how ridiculously late it was when I finished it - & then went to the post box to make sure I caught the first collection lol.
The stamp is made by Hampton Art & is called Travel Abroad. I watercoloured it using Distress Inks, then stamped the border around it (Clarity Stamp clever corner stamp & matching trailing stamp) & distressed that with inks. I used Distress Inks on the Clarity Stamp sentiment (which is one I know my friend likes), then spritzed it with Copper Glimmer Mist before crumpling it up thoroughly while it was still damp. I also sprayed Irridescent Gold, & Copper Glimmer Mist onto the flower which I had taken off a stem of artificial flowers. Background papers are by Papermania. Hope she likes it.
Thanks for looking & any comments you may wish to leave.


WILLIE...! said...

Ciao Noreen, oh! yes, lovely card with a hint of mystery.
And of all, of my favorite sayings this is the very best. Though l know it as..............
Yesterday is History,
Tomorrow is a Mystery,
To-day is a gift,
That's why it's called the Present..!
Looking forward to the one your making for me, can't wait.......
Thankyou once again......Grazie!
Ciao...Arrivederci...auf Wiedersehen....Adieu.
What an International Blog this is...!
How's this for a saying....
A House is Made of Bricks and Beams,
a Home is Made of Love and Dreams...:0).

Annette said...

Hi Noreen love the new card and i guess the person it is for will as well. You've got some gorgeous stamps. Have fun on sunday. see you soon. sandra xx

Jenikay said...

Hi Noreen, this card is gorgeous. The image looks very intricate colouring-wise. Hope you are getting back up to speed, happy crafting, Jenny x

jenjen said...

Hi Noreen,
Love your cards.You are very talented. You could sell some to hallmarks.

Anonymous said...

Oh Noreen these are superb cards. Didn't know you had those gorgeous clarity stamps.Lve the birthday card for I think I know who..They are all great.. Take care kitty c