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Thursday, 11 March 2010

Tent Card for Mother's Day

Made this card for my Mum using Dena'a tutorial over on Just Magnolia
It really is a super style of card and very effective. 
I also used this great tutorial from Norma to use my GORGEOUS new pansy border punch from Martha Stewart!  Instead of bordering the edge of circle or oval as shown in the tut, I framed the inside of my aperture. 
Image is a sweet little thing from Sugar Nellie as my Mum is a real doggie lady, coloured with Promarkers, papers are the oh so fab Wisteria from Basic Grey and flowers are a mixture of Wild Orchid and pound shop bargains!!

I'm also entering my card in the Stamp Something challenge who are asking for Girly.

Oops better go and get ready for work now!!  Have a great day all and thanks for stopping by!!
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9 comments:

Faerielore said...

This card is stunning darling, youve done a great job with the tent card it looks brilliant. and the colours are gorgeous xxx

joey said...

Hi Julie

this is stunning, gorgeous colour choice, and the detail is fabulous

Joey.x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, fab image and brilliant colours.
luv
Debby

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Julie,
Sue x

Dena said...

Julie! Guess what I just bought???? A purple pack of paper from the UK. I can't wait till it gets here to make some purple cards. I love yours. Your tent card is so pretty! Perfectly done girlie!
I hope you have one terrific weekend Julie!
Hugs, Dena

Sarita said...

I really love this Julie. The papers are fantastic and I love the whole design of the aperture card.
Unbelievebly pretty,
Love Sarita xx

TaraG said...

Oh I just adore this sweet card, Julie! What great papers to use and I haven't tried a tent card yet but I am totally going to give it a go now! This is just beautiful! The image is just so sweet and coloured beautifully! Love all the details on this one especially the border treatment...fabulously girlie!
Hugs,t

Grenouille Greetings said...

I can really see why your Mum was so delighted with this card and why you might be considered to be the Queen of Purple! A lovely card Julie! Love Lesley

Kathleen said...

love the card jules. very pretty. love those papers too.
Not seen this style of card before so off to see the tutorial. might have to have a go at this!
Kathleen xx