Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Rapid Anniversary

Welcome

I suddenly realised I needed an anniversary card for a family member today - and that was in the early afternoon.  As it was this card came together in about 20 minutes.


My first thought was to use an image from Clearly Vintage, and I printed it off after sizing it to fit the card.  I distressed the edges and sponged with Faded Denim D.I.


I stamped and embossed the sentiment, and also distressed and sponged it after cutting it to a banner shape.  I then added a strip of pearls to the end of the banner,


to the top corner,


and randomly over the flowers - I think I am starting to 'get' the random thing, as this went quickly and was not too painful for this right-brained crafter!!


Thank you for visiting - any comments you may bless me with are deeply appreciated
May your day be blessed

17 comments:

  1. Nice quick card Maxine - love the 'random'- it is definitely and art! I am sure your card was appreciated! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. A very productive 20 minutes of art. We like to see your wonderful art here at Word Art Wednesday. Thank you so much for sharing it with us. God Bless, Carole

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  3. Love how lacy these flowers look. I really struggle with "Random" Your random placement of the pearls looks great.

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  4. Excellent card Maxine, especially since it was a quick one. Beautifully crafted and a stunner too.

    Blessings
    Jim

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  5. Beautiful Anniversary Card. Thanks for joining us at Paper Makeup Stamps.

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  6. Maxine, it's beautiful!!! It would have taken me two days to come up with something like this. Wonderful anniversary card!
    Lynn

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  7. How very gorgeous. Love the gentle vintage feel of your creation, Maxine. We always love having you at Word Art Wednesday. Thank you for another beautiful creation.
    Diane Noble

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  8. fabulous Maxine. I like the image and it really did make a great card.

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  9. Clean and simple vintage - very elegant. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew. Good luck, Joanna DT

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  10. 20 minutes! It would take me all day to make this! Stunning! how thought of you, I'm sure it was well received!

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  11. great card, love the feel too it. thank you for joining us at cfth, good luck
    caroline dt

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  12. Maxine,
    Wow! This card is lovely. Thank you so much for sharing. I appreciate all your comments on my blog over the years and it is great to see that the images are being used to make such wonderful cards.

    Regards,
    Cora

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  13. LOVE how you added the pearls to the flowers!! what a beautiful card!! thanks for playing along at Lawnscaping! :)

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  14. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenge.

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous, Maxine! Sometimes the things we don't stop to think about too much turn out the best, don't they? I'm sure this beautiful card was received with delight.

    Lynne

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  16. This is fabulous thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

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  17. I love the way you distressed the edges on the image. The card is so beautiful!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D