Friday, 19 April 2013

The Book Card!

Good morning!
As promised, I'm here with the book card I made for my friend's Mum's 60th Birthday last week...


I have a template for this card that I made in Word ages ago, and I just alter it as needed for the correct occasion. I have used Certainly Celery and Wild Wasabi Designer Series papers stuck onto plain white card. I distressed the edges using Always Artichoke for a shaded affect.


The inside is filled with photos of the recipient and her family, and a verse chosen by my friend. I also distressed the edges of the photos to give them an aged look.

I finished with flowers from Secret Garden and Butterflies from Papillon Pot Pourri, stamped in pinks and purples. The book is held together with Very Vanilla seam binding.


 I made a box to match and wrapped it with matching seam binding and a tag with 'Mum' printed from the pc.

I think the card has the looks of a spring garden, don't you?

Supplies
Cardstock - Whisper White
Designer Series Paper - Subtles
Stamps - Secret Garden, Papillon Pot Pourri
Ink - Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Rose Red, Pink Pirouette
Framelits - Secret Garden, Bitty Butterfly, Apothecary Accents
Ribbon - Very Vanilla Seam Binding

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Challenges

Well, I hope you liked the card...I loved making it!
Have a fab Friday!

21 comments:

  1. Your word card is beautiful.

    Thank you for joining us both at Crafty Cardmakers and also at Dream Valley.

    Lin xx

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  2. Wow - this is amazing Lizy and what a perfect gift in a card. Thanks for the inspiration. Vicky x

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  3. wooooooooooooooooow, this is so so wonderful :)
    Regards from Germany Alma

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  4. Oh Lizy this is just beautiful! Thanks for the email will be in touch
    Margaret x

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  5. What a beautiful card and box. The colours are just wonderful. Thanks for joining my challenge at Crafty Cardmakers. Cxx

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  6. wow so stunning lizy.really love the pretty colours and details and the shape s fabulous ;D

    xx coops xx

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  7. This is gorgeous. Such a wonderfull project. Beautifull shades of green.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

    Huggsss,Angelique
    EngelDesignsScrap

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  8. Beautiful. I love the colours!!! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

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  9. What a fabulous word card Lizzy, love the green, flowers and butterflies, fabulous design.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  10. how *COOL* is that?! and yes, it's definitely very gardeny! i'm sure your mom love♥LOVE♥loved it!!! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week! ♥

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  11. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #9, #18, #234, #235, and #243.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul and become a follower.

    Hugs,

    Julia

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  12. Popped over from Make It Monday. A very creative card. I'm sure anyone receiving this will love it.

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  13. A beautiful 'special' card Lizy, I love the pink and purple accents of the flowers and butterflies. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. Xx

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  14. What a beautiful & meaningful gift! I am a particular fan of the greens & butterflies :) Thanks so much for getting texty with us at Shopping our Stash :)

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  15. This is a superb card what a really lovely idea! x

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  16. A really lovely looking card and box. Thanks for playing with us over at the Crafty Card Makers this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  17. wonderful project....thanks for playing with us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

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  18. Oh How Cool! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew!

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  19. A stunning project and I'm sure it will be treasured by the recipient!

    Thank you for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  20. Hi Lizy - this is really wonderful. What a great way to celebrate. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at ATS&M.
    I love your Thanks card with the stamp across the letters too.

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  21. Wow what a cute album. Love your color choices! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Creative Card Crew!
    Denise

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Thanks for visiting today and for your valued comments!

Lizy x