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7.20.2009

{Friend to Friend}

Hey Everyone! How was your weekend? Mine was great! We were able to attend a Wine Festival. This one was my first, but I can say it will not be my last. We live near many vineyards, so I will not be a stranger to them. I even saw a high school friend. I haven't seen her since 1996, so it was really fun to chit chat.

What I did not do was a lot of crafting. However, I did squeeze in some time to make this card inspired by Loonie Stampers Challenge. I really like these colors and I think I've used them before or some similar combination. I tried to incorporate a couple of buttons for Gallery Idol's theme for the week (although I am no longer a contestant, I thought it would still be fun to play along with each week's theme)! I did not focus on the use of buttons, but I thought adding them to the flower buds is one of the best ways to use buttons.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your day!


Card Instructions
  1. Trim raspberry fizz cardstock into an A2 card.
  2. Trim kraft cardstock and adhere.
  3. Trim brown cardstock, then dry emboss and adhere to card front.
  4. Stamp flowers, cut out, and adhere to card front.
  5. Tie ribbon around card.
  6. Add buttons.
  7. Stamp sentiment, cut out, and adhere.
:: My Goodies {friend to friend} ::
Stamps: Stampin' Up! - fifth avenue floral + teeny tiny wishes; Technique Tuesday - loop labels
Ink: Papertrey Ink - raspberry fizz
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - stamper's select white + kraft + raspberry fizz + dark chocolate
Accessories: Provo Craft - Cuttlebug + Swiss Dots embossing folder; Papertrey Ink - raspberry fizz swiss dots ribbon + hibiscus burst buttons
Card Size: 4.25" x
5.5"

15 comments:

Heather P. said...

Pure gorgeousness! LOL, is that even a word? :) I looove the design and the pink on craft flowers!

Regan said...

eeeeek, its fab!

sarahmartina said...

So pretty... Love the color combo. I've always wondered how to find the Loonie Stampers challenge. I can never find a link for it.... :(

I have to say that PTI Swiss dots ribbon is one of my favorite products ever. It's so soft and cute and the colors are vibrant... and they MATCH.lol... anyway, great card!

louk said...

Love the card. I voted for you and was sorry to see you not make the next round. I liked your simplicity of style with pizazz!

Nicole said...

Love your friend to friend card the colors work very well together.

Deanna said...

Awesome! Love the kraft flowers! Thanks for playing!

rae said...

Gorgeous card Ashley, love the color palette! Thank you for your sweet comment on my Gallery Idol card, greatly appreciated!!
♥rae

Amy said...

Love your use of these colors! I agree that using buttons as flower centers is one of their best uses.

clouds shadler said...

ooh! a wine festival, how fun! I love wine ;o) What a cute card, it's so girly and the dotted ribbon is fab! cute flowers too! awesome!

clouds :D

moralia said...

Yum!!! Love this one, the pink & brown is scrumptious!!!

travelingmama said...

Love this! The colors are gorgeous!

Stamping Cafe said...

Wowzers, Ashley!! So soft and elegant, love everything about it!

Charlene Austin said...

Fabulous!

Wendy said...

Oh Ash, this is lovely! I love that colour combo, the ribbon pops!

Savitri said...

Likey the wine and the card. Great as always!!

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