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Thursday, February 23, 2012

a little something charming!

a quickie post today, now that all of the excitement with the Nouveau Girls release at Some Odd Girl has died down a little (but just a little, 'cuz these lovelies will be popping up all over the blogosphere!)...

i was asked to make an anniversary card for my very sweet friend, and while she loves the cutesy stuff, i thought i'd go in a different direction with this one. of course it was a challenge to AVOID putting some adorbs little character on the final product, but here's what i came up with:

simple, but i used one lonely piece of patterned paper from an older DCWV stack, added some white AC Remarks stickers, stamped my sentiment (which is a combination of Some Odd Girl and CC Designs sentiments) onto a paint swatch from Home Depot, mounted it onto a second swatch, added my ribbons and charm, distressed and doodled the edges, and voila! i hope she likes it! oh, and here's the inside:

(that's a MSE! sentiment in there) i hope she likes it! i just dropped it off in her mailbox. now i must get working on birthday party invitations for her daughter, who's turning 14 next month. thanks for keeping me busy, Z! :)

so i played along at Stamptacular Sundays - their challenge is "Charm Me!", so i hope there's something charming about this card! ;)

and at DYSU, they're looking for something DISTRESSED!


  1. Gorgeous clean and simple card. Love that paper.
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

  2. such a beautiful the distressed edges and the lovely background you created. awesome..

  3. This is so pretty and elegant. Love the paper you have used. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  4. ohhh This is just stunning!
    The papers are utterly fab all distressed!
    Just fab honey!
    Hugs Melly xxx

  5. Ohhh lovely card i love the clean and simpel touch you have given the card, Thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week

    Hugs Winnie DT

  6. I love the beautiful rusticness of this card. :-)
    Come visit me at my challenge blog and join the fun. :-)


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