Wednesday, June 6, 2012

When Paris Was a Woman

When I saw the current challenge at Creative Card Crew with the Theme of "Song Inspired", I knew I wanted to play along.  I am SUCH a big lover of all music.  I grew up in the 70s, and I found that generation to be very influenced by music.  I grew up playing piano, and later learned the flute, piccolo, oboe, and clarinet.  I was also in the choirs and small vocal ensembles in Jr. High School and High School.   Music was a BIG part of my life, and influenced me greatly.

I decided to choose the song, When Paris Was a Woman, and to use the mini vintage scraps from Crafty Secrets on my card.   I still needed a couple more cards for my friend, Johannah's, order.  She loves all things Paris, Eiffel Tower, shabby, vintage, etc., so I know she will enjoy this.  She really didn't want sentiments on her cards either.  Her specifications, and SHE IS the customer, after all.  I want to make HER happy.  Right?

So, here is my card:


And here are the links to the two challenges I mentioned above that inspired this card:
http://heartwarmingvintage.blogspot.com/2012/06/welcome-to-our-3rd-linky-party.html - Crafty Secrets/Heartwarming Vintage Blog - 3rd Linky Party

http://www.creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/2012/06/challenge-12-song-inspired.html - Creative Card Crew - Song Inspired - "When Paris Was a Woman" by: Melissa Manchester

Before I go, I wanted to mention what an AWESOME company Crafty Secrets is.  The staff I've encountered are courteous, warm and generous.  It's rare to find such sweet and giving people, so I just wanted to give them a big SHOUT-OUT.

Have a blessed day!
Karen






11 comments:

  1. pretty card...Love how you tied the ribbon and such a fun design...

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  2. Beautiful card Karen :-)
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. oh just love this hun,that is one, brilliant card just love the design,super hugs Cherylxxxxx

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  4. How cute! Thanks so much for joining our Song Inspired Challenge at Creative Card Crew! Hugs, Ani

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  5. Another gorgeous card for your friend :o)

    Margaret xx

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  6. Your card is a little work of art. It is so soft with a great sense of balance making it a classic.

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  7. Gorgeous creation! I'm just like your friend - I don't like sentiments on my cards, either. I tend to leave them wordless because I've always been a writer, so I'd rather write my greeting inside :) Also, if you have an unexpected event, you can just pick any card & wa-lah . . . it's perfect!

    Lots of joy!

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  8. I just love your warm vintage cards! Wonderful to be able to have such a great card even without a sentiment on it.
    Thanks for letting me know about the stamp company, I'm off to see them.

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  9. Hi Karen, your Paris card turned out wonderful and I'm sure your friend will love it! Thanks for playing and posting in our Linky Party and good luck!

    PS - thanks for the nice things you said about us in your post. You are very sweet!

    Sandy

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  10. Hey there,

    thanks so much for joining the Creative Card Crew on this week's Challenge "Inspired by a Song"!

    Make sure to check back to see who'll be drawn as Top Three and who'll be our Winner.

    Hugs and good luck, Elisa (DT)

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