Wednesday, 8 October 2014

A CARD FOR A SPECIAL FRIEND !!!

Hello my Lovelies, hope you all enjoying the fall weather as much as I am, looooove it.
Yesterday was my bestie and crafting buddy Sheila BD, I made her a card. Started with a 12x9inches  brown envelope and cover both sides with napkins..

 For the outside I glued strips of some UK napkins Miss Shelia is has an Irish background and loves the UK almost as much as I do.
I ran out of glue stick glue, which is the best to lay down the napkins with, the wetter glue made it all bubbly, and wrinkled, I had to press it in a book with weights on it to try to flatten it. Then went over it with watered gesso...

 I used some letters to spell out HB and stamped friend on a gessoed book page..

         
          I stamped the sentiment and a thistle all over the front..



 For the inside I used lots of flowers since Miss Sheila loves her plants and is a huge dog lover so the cute dog is her and the Magpie is me, best buddies we are, see I'm giving her kisses :)...

 I added some glossy accents for his eyes :) and a flower crown. she love hibiscus, I have a stamp and she sat here one day and stamped 
on at least 6 pages of card stock full of them, imagine that :O).



 I stamped some different scripts and a french postage stamp, she also loves the Eiffel tower ...




Thanks for stopping by my nest and making my day with all your lovely comments.
There is a new challenge up at the Dragons dream, shesh 2 weeks have just flown by where does the time go, so it is a good one can't wait to start dreaming of that...
Hope you all have a lovely week, see you soon...
                                    ((( BIG HUGS )))

                                          NAMASTE...

9 comments:

Julie Ann Lee said...

Hi there, Dianne! What a gorgeous card you made for your dear friend with so many of my favourite things on it too! It's such fun and so rewarding to make things for the people we care most about and you always make things with such love. Oh, and hibiscus! We used to have one in our garden, but it had been here for so long it grew too tired to bloom in the end and sadly withered away. I'd love to buy another to replace it! I too love images of the Eiffel Tower! And what a coincidence that we both used napkins as backgrounds recently! I can't wait to see what you dream up for the Dragons this time too!!! :) xxxx

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

There is so much to see on your card! I love every bit of it from top to bottom, side to side. Beautiful!

Inky and Quirky said...

What a beautiful card Dianne,that is one lucky friend! So wonderfully detailed,your creations are always so fab.

Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog too,They always make me smile

Big hugs

Donna xxx

Astrid Maclean said...

Oh such a fabby card, I bet it was much loved! Love the use of the napkins, and you had me intrigued with the glue stick... (I always use medium for my napkins). Love the colourful inside specially, the dog and the kissing magpie, so sweet, great creative card altogether!

pearshapedcrafting said...

A beautiful card and I'm sure your friend loves it! I've been using napkins recently too, very satisfying! Love all those flowers! Hugs, Chrisx

May said...

WOW...So much to see it must have taken you some time... It's Gorgeous...I love using napkins too...your dear friend will treasure this beauty always....Hugs May x x

butterfly said...

So bold, bright and beautiful - testament to a wonderful friend and friendship - a gorgeous card, Dianne! Bit wet and windy here - looking forward to some better weather in NYC from Sunday onwards…
Alison xx

Redanne said...

I think it is wonderful that we can make cards to suit our friends, in this wonderful crafty world. I love what you have made for your friend, I have still not experimented with napkins yet but must do one day soon! Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Anne xx

Sue Lelli said...

Oh WOW! So much to drool over! Your friend must be over the moon! Napkins??!!!