Autumn Birthday Greetings

I adore this pretty Magnolia stamp, and it seemed perfect for making a card for an autumn birthday.  I coloured ‘Tilda with Sunflower’ with Promarkers, and distressed the white card with a brown chalk inkpad, so that it would blend well with the Basic Grey DP that I used.  I stamped some scrolls on two of the corners for extra interest, and then I matted the image onto brown cardstock.  Using the same cardstock, I punched a scalloped band with a Fiskars Threading Water border punch, and attached a piece of grosgrain ribbon to the centre of it.  I added a brown brad to each side of the band before adhering it to the card.  I attached the matted image, using 1mm foam squares, onto the scalloped band.  Finally, I fixed the Prima flowers to the card with pretty brads, and added the sentiment, which is from Hero Arts, to the bottom right of the image.

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Linda
    Oct 28, 2008 @ 18:24:05

    Wow Maria, what a gorgeous card hun, i adore it. Those basic grey papers are stunning, i don’t recognize them, do you know what their called hun? You have coloured that tilda image in just perfectly. Just love your work ! Hugs linda x


  2. Danni
    Oct 28, 2008 @ 18:50:30

    It is an adorable image and an awesome card! Great job!


  3. Donalda
    Oct 28, 2008 @ 23:02:40

    Oh this is just beautiful dear and your coloring is just gorgeous !!! Just gorgeous dear


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