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Monday, 17 May 2010

You're invited

Wow, the last two weeks have been incredibly busy for me so very little crafting time. I've missed it big time! Then one of my best friends asked me to make some invitations for a dinner party she is having for her mother's 75th birthday. She didn't have any theme or suggestions on what she wanted so I had to put in some extra brain time! So this is what I came up with...





I am sure there is some challenge I could submit it to, but I've been so busy I haven't had a chance to catch up on all my blogging! I should be able to find some more time to create this week - fingers crossed!

I've also got a couple of Maya Road alphabet chipboard sets left so if you want one, leave a comment here!


Papers/cardstock: Bazzill black cardstock, pearlescent cardstock
Stamps: My Cute Stamps Ashley's Blossoms, Paper Salon Wedding Essentials sentiment
Mediums: Tom Holtz Distress Inks
Accents: pearls and ribbon from stash
Tools: Fiskars border punch, small butterfly punch

13 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohhhh BEAUTIFUL!!!

Lisa Jane said...

Hi Mary.The invites are gorgeous- so elegant.She will love them .. and if she doesn't she is mad lol!And that's something coming from a woman who doesn't like birds!This one is in a cage so its ok!
Love the scalloped edge.
heres a challenge - Sir Stampalot want butterflys and blossoms and there is an awesome prize.
Lisa ;)

Faye said...

Wow, I think this is just absolutely gorgeous. It really is. Please could you tell me where you got that fiskars border punch from, I've been looking for this one for ages!
xxx

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! Very elegant! I love the little butterflies and the border.

Silli said...

So so beautiful Mary, love the dp...and the cute image...the butterflys are so cute!!! Well done my dear!

Holly Jones said...

So beautiful! Love it!

Lora said...

I love the simplicity of this. It looks very elegant and I'm sure your friend will love it.
Love the decorative border and the stamps you have used are lovely too.
Hugs Lora x

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Beeeeeeeeee-autiful CAS card! LOOOOVE it!

Karen B. said...

These are beautiful, I think you made a fantastic design without having anything to go by!

Rae said...

Hi Mary, I think she will be delighted with these invitations, they are so pretty. I love your color combination and your design! A beautiful card to celebrate such a memorable occasion.

Cindy Haffner said...

Very very PRETTY!!

Melody said...

Pretty! I love your use of white!

Pam S. said...

pretty card Mary! Love these colors and the images are so nice!
Pam Going Postal

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