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17 Apr 2009

A quick Damask!

This afternoon, I made what should have been a quick card, while I was watching my my grandkids. Stamp ....then play......then stamp......then play.....then cut......then play.......

I bought my girlfriend a dozen peach roses because she just had her gall bladder out, and what could make a girl feel better than ROSES!!


So I wanted to make a card that kind of matched, so I used Papertrey Ink's Melon Berry and New Leaf, along with the Damask stamp set and Mega Mixed Messages. I stamped it all onto Vintage Cream cardstock and then roughed up the edges a bit and adhered it to a Vintage Cream background.

I didn't know at first but I kind of like it and now I have to suck it up and give it away! I am terrible at giving away my cards. I have a hairdresser who sells them for me and I hardly ever take her down any because I don't like to part with them...... ugh.....how silly!

I am so excited!! I am going to Scrapfest this weekend with my sister-in-law (who doesn't even have a blog and she makes the most gorgeous cards and I think she reads this sometimes.....so the natural thing to do would be to make fun of her........but I think I will wait until after Scrapfest so I can still get a ride.....) and I am taking this class with Vicki Boutin!!

Terribly thrilled about it and I will let you know how it goes.......will I crash and burn or will I come back knowing EVERYTHING about masking and resisting and more.......or will I learn everything there is possibly to know about masking and resisting and more .......and then forget it all before I get home.....(now that's a possibility!!)



12 comments:

  1. Great card! I know what you mean about having a hard time letting your cards go...

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  2. Gorgeous Bonnie...super color choices!

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  3. WOW this is gorgeous Bonnie! Love your new profile pic too!

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  5. beautiful! love the embellishing

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  6. So very pretty!

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  7. Beautiful card Bonnie!! I'm sure your friend will love and cherish it!!

    Congrats again on becoming a fellow Dirty Girl! You definitely deserve it!!

    Hugs, Melissa

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  8. Anonymous18:10

    Bonne,
    The card is beautiful and I know she will enjoy it as much as the roses. Hope she is recovering.
    See you early tomorrow morning.
    Debbie

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  9. Bonnie - that card is BEAUTIFUL!

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  10. Stunning & so classy. I can just picture it with the peach roses. Hope your friend is better very soon! Your class sounds amazing (hope you still get a ride, hehehe) Vicki's blog is rockin'. Enjoy! :O)

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  11. What a very elegant and beautiful card! Love this color combo!

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  12. Bonnie,

    This turned out really great you have a knack about you of having the ability to make a simple card look totally amazing!!! I love it and the colors too!!!

    Heather

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