6 August 2010

Only a Rose B/day card..

Hi folks another flower creation, this was a comissioned card for a friends MIL.
You know these friends who phone up for a Special card for nxt day!!
well this is one of those cards..the MIL is 90..& friend wanted the card to fit
in a normal envelope & normal postage so was limited to what I could make..
I came up with this Rose image from Ruths shop A Passion for Stamps
Ruth hand draws all her images, lots to choose from in her digi shop
no waiting just print & colour brill....

Image coloured with Prismas & added some glitter the gorgeous
DP is from Donna at Bearly Mine Crafts  its so nice I didnt want to
cover it up to much....The Die Cuts are from the lovely Susie
over at Die Cute Dreams Susie has lots of fab crafting goodies..
Nestie shape for the comp. generated sentiment, more glitter
gems & ribbon from stash..MS B/fly punch.. I also put a printed
rose insert with a lovely Mother verse but didnt take a pic doh!!

challs for this card....
Simon Says  Sing It Baby..mine are
Roses of Picardy..Bobby Darin...The Rose Bette Middler
Rose garden  Lynn Anderson.. theres loads of Rose titles
Flutter By Wednesday #116  B/fly, fairy or Angel & fav colour (Pink)
Alphabet Chall ...  N is for Nature
Stamp Something chall.  Photo inspiration..
Pile it on chall.#30.. Butterflys, bugs & bees..

Thanks for stopping by & any comms. are much appreciated


Sue said...

Hi Christine
beautiful card, awesome colouring, beautiful colours & design, luv the ribbon, sue,x


Hi Christine
Another beautiful card and love the colours,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Doreen said...

Just beautiful Christine.xxx

pinky said...

Perfect for the occasion christine. I get a lot of people calling like that lol. Fits the bill and should be fine for posting.

Lisa said...

Hi Christine, Gorgeous card! I love the beautiful image and pretty backing paper.

Lisa x

Michelle VP said...

Just beautiful! Love your shading on the flowers and all the sparkly pink accents. Thanks for getting inky with us at Flutterby Wednesday. :)

Lizzy xx said...

Gorgeous card Christine, luv the image & so beautifully coloured xx Lizzy xx :)

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful Card, lovely image and fab ribbon & bow, loving the glitter too....

Thanks for sharing with us at Stamp Something Photo Inspiration Challenge this week!

Hugs Jo xxx

mycardz said...

Ooooooooo Christine, this is just stunning! I stopped to comment on your HM card, saw this and HAD to say something! Wow!

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card :o)
Jackie xx

Nicola said...

Ooh what a beauty Christine, love your shading to these gorgeous roses. Paper, die cuts and ribbon detail are so pretty.
Nicola -x-

Anonymous said...

Utterly stunning, Christine. I love the beautiful soft colouring of the roses, and the backing paper is just gorgeous. I love how you've placed the gems too x

~@ngie~ said...

it might be 'only a rose' but its stunning darl ;o) love n hugz Angie xXx

coops said...

beautiful card christine.the roses are stunning and i love your colouring.fab papers and layout too :)

xx coops xx

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous card - beautiful paper and image

Danni said...

So pretty...just beautiful! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Nana said...

Wonderful pretty card!
Thank you for joining us at the "PIO". Hope to see you again!
hugs Nana

Martine said...

This is beautiful darlin, love the gorgeous image by Ruth :), thanks for taking part in this weeks Simon Says Challenge sweetie, best of luck :)


Helen said...

Beautiful - such a pretty card!
Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
Helen x

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Those glitter details = AWESOME!! Pretty card :)

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


Michele said...

Such a pretty card Christine. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x