Sunday, September 9, 2012

Happy Birthday!

Hi Again!

This is my second post for the day.  I'm busy
lately making birthday cards for September for
friends.  I looked over at Inspired by Stamping
challenge blog and was inspired to make this
birthday card for a co-worker. 

Here is the lovely inspiration photo we were
to follow...




I had some Martha Stewart sunflowers in my
stash and went to work on this card.  I added a
brown brad to the center flower.  Lace, leaves,
sentiment, and ribbon added to finish the
card. 

Ok, I think I'm going to enjoy this perfect
weather by enjoying a nice hot cup of tea
out on the deck.  Hope you enjoy your
evening!  Thanks for dropping by!  Take
care, hugs!

Supplies:

Paper:  Kraft Outlet, My Mind's Eye, Bazzill
Stamp:  Inspired by Stamping
Ink:  SU(Crumb Cake)
Lace:  Paper Studio
Flowers:  Martha Stewart
Leaves:  Bazzill
Brad:  Hot off the Press
Gems:  Close to my Heart
Ribbon:  SU(Vanilla)
Twine:  PTI

18 comments:

  1. Maria, Love your card. Love the stitches (I need to work on my stitching skils. My sewing machine is totally neglected) and the pretty flowers. Fun birthday card.

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  2. Hi Maria,

    This is beautiful, i love sunflowers. Your take on the photo is brilliant.

    Hugs Kelly

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  3. So beautiful Maria! I love those gorgeous flowers and all your lovely details! thanks for joining us this week at IBSIC! Hugs, Joanna

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  4. Very pretty, Maria. I love your sunflowers and you did a super job with your inspiration.

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  5. What a beautiful card, Maria! I love the sunflowers and the touch of blue. You sound like me--enjoying a cup of tea on the deck with this perfect weather is right up my alley!

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  6. What a gorgeous take on the inspiration photo, Maria! LOVE all the depth and texture! Yum! And you know, a tea sounds nice ;). Hope you enjoyed yours!

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  7. Those flowers look amazing and love the dimension you've given them. Fantastic card.

    Shelby

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  8. What a beautiful sunny card Maria, so fresh and made me smile!

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  9. Love the sunflowers peeking over a lace fence, Maria! It's beautiful. :) THanks for playing with us at IBSIC! (and keep cranking out that beauty for us to see :)

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  10. Awww, what a perfect end of summer design! I love those sunflowers! Very pretty card, Maria!

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  11. So pretty! I love your sunflowers!

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  12. So cheerful and beautiful, Maria! You have some lucky friends to be on the receiving end of these pretties!

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  13. Beautiful card, Maria! Love the bright sunflowers, the lace and the pretty bow!

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  14. Your flowers are so bright and happy! I love this card, Maria!

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  15. Maria I just love this. So beautifully designed. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

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  16. Hey Maria! Your card is gorgeous. My favorite flower is the sunflower. You have made one pretty card - I too love this card!
    Sandy

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  17. Maria, LOVE your flowers, especially the one with the pom pom center! FAB card!

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