Sunday, 19 February 2012

Perfect Love

I was asked to make an anniversary card for a lad at work to give to his parents...


"Love isn't about being perfect,
It's about being perfect for each other"

I printed out the spotty paper ('pattern dots' paper design in brown from Kanban Male Backgrounds CD) and added it to a piece of kraft cardstock.
I cut a frame then decided where I wanted it to be on the card front, then cut away the middle, leaving an aperture surrounded by the frame. I wrapped and tied some cream ribbon, then added foam pads to the back.
Then printed the phrase out onto another piece of paper, the same pattern dots paper but in cream, and attached it to the front of my white card base, positioning it so that it would show through once the aperture piece was in place on top of it. I then stuck down the kraft/brown spotty piece.
I punched some leaves out, then used a mix of paper flowers, crystal gems, and a metal heart duo embellishment to finish.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday - Flower Power!
Charisma Cardz - Happy Anniversary
Card Crafter's Circle - To DIE for (my punched leaves)
Bunny Zoe's Challenge - Celebrations
CES - Spots & Dots
Secret Crafter challenge - Bingo (gems, flowers, leaves)
Allsorts - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Let's get sentimental
Crafty Calendar - Love & Marriage

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Have a great weekend ♥Debxx

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  2. Oh! Jo, this is absolutely stunning hun.

    Donna x

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  3. WOW! This is stunning! LOVE the sentiment you used and the way it's framed. Gorgeous card.
    Lynn

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  4. I really love the soft colours....so pretty...lovely creation....thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle....good luck!

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  5. This is so beautiful! :) Gorgeous anniversary card!

    Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  6. This is just beautiful. Love the flower arrangement.
    Hugs
    Desire

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  7. Wow a gorgeous creation and great take on our Bingo theme this week, thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have candy if you are interested :)

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  8. Beautiful, elegant card Jo.
    luv
    Debby

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  9. This is such a lovely card Jo and so elegant. Have a nice week
    x catherine

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  10. Beautiful card. Fine and delicate work. Interesting composition with your flowers. Congratulations !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  11. Stunning creation, loe the colours you have used!

    Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  12. Beautiful, really beautiful - I bet they're really pleased with this gorgeous card. TFS. Karen x

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  13. Lovely colors, LO, flowers, sentiment, bow and heart sentiment all combined for a gorgeous card.

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  14. Lovely card, well done.
    You can view my card here.

    Maureen……………x

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  15. Really lovely card, so elegant! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
    Joanne x

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  16. such a lovely card
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this week
    AllisonX

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  17. What a beautiful Anniversary card! Thanks for joining us at Card Crafter's Circle!

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  18. What an amazing card! thank you for joining in at secret Crafter Saturday Challenge.Linda x

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  19. Very nice. Love the sentiment. Thanks for joing us at sentimental sundays challenge this week.

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  20. Beautiful card, I love all the detail on it and the sentiment is lovely. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sentimental Sundays!

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  21. Wow - a stunning anniversary card! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

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  22. Wow - a stunning anniversary card! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

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  23. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - I hope you'll join us tomorrow for another fun challenge!
    Helen x

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  24. Lovely card. Perfect sentiment. Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sundays Challenge this week.

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