Special Cards

Hello and welcome,

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The next few months bring forth a shower of birthdays for family and special friends so I thought I best make a start. The above card however is a past birthday as it was my daughters special day on Tuesday.  I loved the card made for her, using the Sue Wilson, New Zealand Collection, Wellington die.  This was one of the dies she bought me for Mothers day so I really wanted to use it to make her card.  The inner corners are made with the  corner die from the  Configurations Collection, Meridian.  Lastly I used the centre from the Scandinavian Collection, Oslo. A bow and a few gems added the finishing touches.

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This again is made with the Wellington die, and also the tag from the same collection.  The leaves are the lace edged leaves from Sue Wilson – finishing touches (the other die I received for Mothers day).  The small flowers are from Midi Flowers by Tattered Lace, cut from a matching scrap paper I had in my storebox.  Another Sue Wilson was used for the side decoration it was Orion from the Gemini Collection.

If you are a Sue Wilson fan then I would recommend you check out ICON UK ( Email iconuk.co.uk ) they usually have free postage and packing for UK customers and their prices are the best I have found anywhere.

Lastly I made this one :-

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This used the triple stamping technique.  I love stamps (and have lots of them) but rarely use them as I am not good at stamping.  However even if you are not good backgrounds are ideal as it does not matter if they are quite as accurate as it would for a topper.  I chose the colours to match the beautiful Kanban topper.  This was from a floral topper set I bought years ago and there were just so many beautiful toppers in it that despite the fact I have used them lots, there are still lots left.  DSCF4979

For those of you who like to cross stitch,  I will be doing another post later in the blog section as last night I was Happy Dancing and therefore have a new finish to share.

Thank you for taking your precious time to read, and please leave a message if you can.

Hugs

Helen  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About stitchingranny

I am one of those people who need to have busy hands so whether its stitching or papercrafting, I am always doing something. I also love being in the garden, though hubby does most of the work there these days.
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