Sunday 2 February 2014

Feel Better


Today I'm sharing a very simple card I've made this morning and I decided to make it a get well card as I have very few in my stock.

In blogland recently I've seen quite a few examples of cards that have a border on only two sides of the focal panel so I had a go and I really like the result.  I also managed to combine a few challenges with this one.

The tulip image is from a retired set from Stampin' Up and I was able to ink up the bloom and stem separately using my ink cubes.  I then used my Stampin' Up Borders Scoring Plate and picked out a small section of a bracket border to create the wave, and then scored again alongside to create the double wave.   I curved my sentiment stamp slightly to follow the embossed lines.  I finished off by framing with some coloured cardstock and mounting on a coloured card base.  I was going to add some gems but decided to hold back and keep this one really CAS.

Materials used:

  • Stamps: Stampin' Up - Both Way Blossoms; Clearly Besotted Stamps - Say It In Style
  • Ink: Versa Color - Green Tea and Boysenberry; Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Tools: Stampin' Up - Borders Scoring Plate
  • Cardstock from stash

Challenge Entries:

CASology - Week 80 - Purple
Dream Valley Challenges - Challenge 74 - No Designer Paper
Creative Inspirations - Challenge 250 - Stamping
2 Sisters Challenge - Challenge #173 - Embossing (not much but it's there all the same!)
Crafty Catz - Challenge #216 - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Challenge 204 - Clean and Simple

Thanks for popping by.  Your visits and comments are so appreciated.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend :)


  1. Wow! This card is so elegant. I love it!

  2. So lovely and striking Anita - well done xx

  3. Super CAS and so lovely, Anita! Anita :)

  4. Stunning card Anita, I love the embossed line and how you have curved the sentiment to fit. Gorgeous flower stamp too xx

  5. Tulips are my absolutely my favourite flower this! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

  6. Oh, Anita, this is so beautiful! I do adore tulips and this is so pretty! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  7. This is a gorgeous creation, I love the simplicity of it! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

  8. This just about exploded my CAS-loving little heart, Anita! Congratulations on the well-deserved HM honor from CASology!! Have a great week! Hugs, Darnell

  9. Absolutely beautiful c&s card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x


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