Sunday, August 18, 2013

Wishing You God's Richest Blessings

Hi, my bloggy friends! The card I'm sharing today is filled with blessings for that special day in some one's life!  All the supplies I used are from Classy Cards 'N Such.  I've really enjoyed being their Guest Designer, and I highly recommend this lovely store.  And don't forget....you can SAVE 10% OFF all your orders using Coupon Code KAREN-10.
There's just something SO soft and sweet about the gorgeous colors of the patterned papers found in the Simple Stories-Vintage Bliss 6x6 paper pad.  I used three different patterns from this lovely collection along with a sticker tab (bottom left) from that same line.   I machine stitched my papers in a matching pink colored thread. For another soft touch, I lightly brushed the edges of my card in white acrylic paint.  The next step was to adhere a small piece from the beautiful Frilly Flourish Swirls - White Pearl.  I placed that in the upper right-hand corner. 

I used a two-part sentiment from the Rubz Birthday - Inspirational by My Sentiments Exactly!.  One part of the saying is rubbed onto a journaling block cut with the lovely Spellbinders Labels Eighteen die, which I double matted. The smaller portion of the Happy Birthday sentiment is rubbed onto a small sticker. 

Down in the lower left-hand corner, I added a bow made using the Seam Binding - Chalk White and topped that with a few of the lovely Zva Creative paper roses in both Pretty Pink and Soft Blue Transition. 

I adhered my paper roses to the card using the AMAZING Scor-Tape. That stuff is truly awesome, and holds things SO well.  If you don't own any, I HIGHLY suggest this item to everyone.  It's just one of the MUST HAVE items, and is truly SO helpful.

All these great Classy Cards 'n Such products came together beautifully to create this simple little card.  I just think the store is CHOCK FULL of gorgeous things to help make your card making and creating SO easy.  Thanks for stopping by today to take a peek.  I hope that you will have a BUNCH of fun browsing through our amazing store.

I'm entering these challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Vintage Challenge Blog - Make The Cut - Use Die-cuts, Punches, Etc.  I used a Spellbinders Labels 18 die-cut for my sentiment

That Craft Place Challenge - Stitching/Real or Faux - Mine is machine stitching using a matching pink thread

DL Art August Challenge - Anything Goes - Special thanks to sweet Diana for hosting these amazing challenges she does!

2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog - Anything Goes for Kids - This birthday card is for a child (my Great Niece who lives in Leavenworth, Kansas)

Paper Playtime Challenges - Challenge #17 - Use Pearls - I used a lovely Frilly Flourish pearl swirl on my card
 
Have a blessed day!
Karen

19 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Karen!! I love the pinks, and especially the verse!!

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  2. So gorgeous Karen - love the pink and blue hues!

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  3. Such a sweet and beautiful birthday card! I really like how you are using the papers from the vintage pad...a great pad and you are really showing them off in all of your cards. I hope Simple Stories is seeing your work! They would be happy. :)

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  4. What a lovely card. It's sure to put a smile on the recipient's face!

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  5. What an amazing card! Those pearls in the top corner are such a beautiful touch. I love everything about the card! You do such wonderful work.

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  6. This is a very elegant card, Karen. Of course, your craftsmanship is outstanding as always. Blessings!

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  7. What a gorgeous card Karen - it surely will be a blessing to the recipient.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. This is so beautiful Karen your cards are always like a piece of artwork, they are so delicate and lovely I would love to get a card this beautiful
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes August Linky Party. Have a great weekend my friend
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  9. Hi Karen, this is such an adorable card! I love it! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving that beautiful message. I have been a follower of your blog for some time now too and soooooo enjoy your creations! You truly do have a gift! :o)

    Thanks for all your inspiration and support.

    Blessings,

    Amy
    http://lilcutiecreations.blogspot.ca/

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  10. Elegant card in such pretty colors! Lovely pearl flourish and embellishments! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

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  11. Thank you for playing at Paper Playtime. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
    Paper Playtime Challenge Page on Facebook
    Stop by our new linky party blog An Inky Situation and Link Up!
    :) Janis
    Shop Stampin' Up! with Janis

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  12. elle est adorable et si poétique Karen, biz

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  13. What a beautiful and elegant card! Love the bow, flowers and the pearls! Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks.
    GD Gerda.
    Http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  14. Lovely, sweet flowers and pearls add the perfect touch.

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  15. Very Beautiful....
    Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

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  16. So pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!!!

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  17. beautiful card, thanks for joining us over at That Craft Place. xxxx

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