You’re So Special

Did you miss me?  I’ve just returned from a whirlwind trip to Victoria for my BIL’s 40th birthday.  Bonfires, Bands and Great Food…  We had the most fabulous time!  I thought would  quickly post this card before I head off to work this arvo.  I must say I am glad to be back home to ‘our Winter’ of 20 degree days with blue sunny skys, I don’t do cold very well anymore.   Anyway…  So this is me playing with doilies, slightly challenging due to my phobia of all things vintage.  But I found these fab Kaisercraft crochet doilies…   they remind me of my grandmother’s dresser and now here they are on my card.  This is another card that I was fortunate enough to have published in the recent Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine, that I wanted to share you.  I hope you like it.

Special Butterfly
Special Butterfly - Detail

Supplies:  Paper:  Bazzill Kraft Cardstock, teresa collins – Noel, White Vellum.  Ink:  VersaMark, Distress – Antique Linen.  Stamps:  Hero Arts – Truly Appreciated, There She Goes – Poppies.   Accessories:  Fiskars Stamp Press, Ink Blending Tool, EK Success Edge Punch – Embossed Curve, Kaisercraft Pearl Strip – White, Kaisercraft Crochet Doilie – Lace (EM947),  Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool, AC Zing Embossing Powder – Vanilla & White, Tombo Mono Multi Glue, DST, Foam Dimensionals, Glue Dot.

16 thoughts on “You’re So Special

  1. I did miss you around blogland. 🙂 Such a pretty card…love the subtle background and that vellum butterfly! I will have to give vellum another go sometime…hasn’t been my friend in the past! Oh and another publication! Nice!

  2. I love that you managed to make a vintage card that’s still almost CAS! I’m a bit scared of vintage myself normally but this I can handle. 🙂 Keep rockin’ the pubs!!

  3. I never knew you had a vintage phobia lol. Well it sure doesn’t show with this sweet card….I was so happy to see it in the mag:-) Glad you had a great time away….thank the lord we have the winters we do I agree:-)

  4. You crack me up about your allergy to vintage. I hate to break it to you, but the beautiful doily is pretty vintage (and mega fab!) You could make an old cardboard box beautiful. 😉 Congrats on the publication!!

  5. Absolutely stunning …. love the clean style vintage!!! The crochet doily is adorable and how cute is your vellum butterfly …. love it!!!
    Congratulations on your publications … will definitely keep a look out for them!!!

  6. So elegant!!! I always forget to make my card smaller, but have a larger sentiment panel hanging off of it – just like you did!! That doily is gorgeous! Reminds me of my grandmother!!!

    Glad you enjoyed your trip!!

  7. Hey, gald you enjoyed your trip Therese:)
    I love the crisp white doily against the vintage damask pattern and the row of pearls is the perfect finishing touch 🙂
    Jenny x

  8. I had to go check out “arvo” since I’d never heard it before. Love it 🙂
    This card is simply stunning – love that doily! – and all those teeny pearls. Gorgeous, as always 🙂 And congrats on another publication!

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