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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Happy Birthday, Sis!


My sister, Leah, is celebrating a milestone birthday this Sunday (and I do mean a milestone).  I wanted to make her an extra special card since I promised her I wouldn't be "mean" - especially since I'm not too far behind her.  I found this card (scroll down a bit) and fell in love with it. I knew it would be just the card for her.

I'm so blessed to have her as my sister.  I have to admit I didn't appreciate her as much growing up because she was older and tended to "mother" me (and she thought I was spoiled....what???).  Now, I can't imagine not having her around to talk to and spend time with.  We don't live close to each other, but when we do manage to spend time together, it really brightens my world. 

Here's what I used for the card:

Stamps:
Short & Sweet

Paper:
Always Artichoke
     5-1/2x8-1/2 Card Base
     4-3/8x3-1/8 Layer Beneath DSP
     Scrap for Scalloped Oval
Very Vanilla
     5-1/4x4 Large Layer
     Scrap for Greeting
Rose Red
     5-1/4x4 Framed Tulips Layer (trimmed down after embossing)
     Scrap for Tiny Flower
Springtime Vintage Patterned Paper (Occasions Mini)
     3 Strips, 1-3/8x2-7/8 Each (I adhered these to the Always Artichoke piece
         and then embossed with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder)

Ink:
Early Espresso Stamp Pad

Accessories:
SU! Square Lattice Embossing Folder
SU! Framed Tulips Embossing Folder
Large Oval Punch
Scalloped Oval Punch
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack
Pearl
Rose Red Seam Binding Ribbon (Occasions Mini)
Rosette (Occasions Mini)
Stampin' Dimensionals
Mini Glue Dots

Thanks for stopping by!
Beth

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3 comments:

  1. Beth, this card is beautiful and elegant. I love the flower!

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  2. very pretty....love the color, the flower with the ribbon. you did a "super job" I know Leah will appreciate you being "kind" to her....

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  3. So pretty! Just love that paper and this card shows it off so well! The gathered ribbon and rose are the perfect touch...bet your sister loved it!

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