Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Cards - Day 74 - Handwritten Sentiment

Well today is a new day and we are both trying to stay positive about the work situation, Tony has a meeting later with HR when he will find out all the financial details so once we know that we can make some decisions about where we go from here.

I would just like to say a huge Thank You to everyone who left a message, thanks for thinking of us.

Onto todays challenge on 365 Cards, today's challenge is to use a hand written sentiment

I think a lot of us probably shy away from writing the sentiment on our cards, because we may not like our handwriting, so of course that's what I'm going to ask you to do! It doesn't have to be a long sentiment, as long as you handwrite it.

Well here is my card for this challenge



I wanted to make something as a Thank you card but without saying Thank you on the front, does that make sense? This card is for a special friend who has shown me great support over the last couple of weeks so I added the sentiment of 'My Friend' Because I dont like my handwriting I have written it straight onto the card using a brown pen so it blends in a bit.

I printed the paper from a digi kit I have called Promise from Shabby Princess so as I was printing it I made the paper double sided. I cut the end of the paper once I had cut it to size with my Nestabilities Label Die to shape the end. I folded the paper so both sides were showing and added the scallops to the underside of the fold.

Using my Rhonna Farrer stamps I added the large swirl to one side and a smaller one to the other, gems were glued onto the swirls in appropriate places to highlight it.

I managed to use another of the gorgeous flowers that Rose sent me from Paper Blooms which was layered with a scalloped circle cut in the red and a cream flower all held together using one of the brads I won a few weeks ago.

Hope you like it!


14 comments:

Bohemian Gypsy said...

Like it I looooove it Maz. Anything with flourishes has got my vote. It all comes together so beautifully Maz nice one!!
Hugs
Michelle
P.S. Those little crocheted flowers from Paper Blooms are fantastic!

Bex said...

I think your writing looks lovely on this card, very classy! Super card to match!

lorna said...

hope the meeting goes well today maz, gorgeous card love the colours,lorna x

Sherry said...

Another great card Maz. Love the digi paper.

~amy~ said...

Gorgeous card Maz...love all the flourishes, the pearls, the scallops...

Fi said...

Beautiful card Maz, love the layout and use of the digi paper.
I used digi paper today too.
I hope all goes well for your DH.
Keep your chin up.
Hugs
Fi

AUsome mom said...

What a beautiful card for a special friend. I love it! I hope the news today is good. I'll keep you in my prayers. :)

Rose said...

what are you talking about?? you have fantastic handwriting!! this is such a pretty card and love how you layered the flowers :D so glad you are keeping a positive out look.

Dolce Deb's Designs said...

Maz this card is lovely you really hit the mark on this challenge.

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am a big believer in the power of prayer. Staying positive is the best way to face this trying. I know everything will work out.

Blessings
Debbie

Vicky said...

this is beautiful, Maz!! your handwriting is beautiful!

fabricbutterfly said...

Great job, just beautiful, LOVE the card, and your handwriting ain't to shabby either, good job.

Happpy Thoughts spanning the miles are coming your way.

Fran said...

Oh my! Very pretty card. Hand writing looks good.

Karen said...

Lovely card Maz. No ghost writer ?!

love Karen xxx

kristie sessions said...

That flower is just gorgeous! I love the swirl stamps and your handwriting is just lovely. beautiful card! on a separate note, just wanted to say that my thoughts are with you and your family at this time. love to you
k

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