Sunday, May 22, 2011

Happy Birthday Merry!

Today we celebrate the birthday of a wonderful person. She is sweet, funny, warm and thoughtful. I wanted to make a special card for a special person.



I started off by die cutting an entire sheet of PTI Select white cardstock. Then I started stamping the Larger Than Life images in pretty, soft pastels.



I placed the bouquet in a mason jar that I die cut and stamped. Then over that, I put a vellum die cut image. I used Zip Dry glue to adhere them all together. I've found that it works best with vellum. Wrapped the jar with some twine and hung a tiny tag.



I wanted the jar to look like it was on a wooden table so I inked up the woodgrain impression plate and used Kraft cardstock. My vellum butterfly was punched with a Martha Stewart punch.



I put a lot of love into this card for Merry. I hope she can feel it through the magic of the internet.



Happy Birthday Merry! xo

Stamps: PTI Friendship Jar, Larger Than Life, Tiny Tags
Ink: Colorbox White, Adirondack Lettuce, Versamagic Pretty Petunia, Thatched Straw, a La Mode Pink
Paper: PTI White Select, Kraft, Vintage Cream, Vellum
Misc: PTI Woodgrain Impression plate, Tiny Tags Die, Twine, MS punch, clear sparkle embossing powder

25 comments:

  1. Oh this is so sweet and fabulous! Love the idea of filling that jar with those beautiful flowers!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  2. Oh. My. God. Wow Susan, just wow!!! This card is amazing!!!! Thank you so much for getting involved in the Hop!

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  3. Gorgeous card, Susan!! Love, love the bouquet. What a great idea! I'm sure Merry will love this card a lot.

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  4. BEAUTIFUL SUSAN. There is nothing more beautiful then fresh cut flowers in a jar and you totally brought it to life!!! And on a wood table ...... the perfect touch!!!

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  5. I'm thinking she would love to get a beautiful bouquet of these flowers!!
    So beautiful Susan!!

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  6. What a gorgeous job! Now I am really regretting selling my LTL stamps and dies. Beautiful job!

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  7. It's so clear you put so much love into this card. :) Absolutely darling!

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  8. I'm sure she can feel the love, what a spectacular card! So soft and sweet and gorgeous, and what a great and creative way to use the jar stuff!

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  9. oh my goodness! what fabulous use of that jar stamp! I love this!

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  10. This is gorgeous! I love it--it's perfect.

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  11. I love this one Susan! Those flowers look so great die cut and in the jar. Such a great idea with the twine tied around it and the vellum! Love this.

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  12. Amazing card! Larger than Life & dies will be in my next order.

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  13. WOW, Susan, this is amazing! I love the jar of pastel flowers, so pretty!

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  14. wow, this is an AMAZING card Susan... very impressed and love everything about it!! simply beautiful!

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  15. Gorgeous card :) I think I just added to my pTI wishlist!
    Lou

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  16. What a soft & beautiful card, Susan! I'm so impressed with the scene you set - I just love it!

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  17. GASP, I need air! This took my breath away. LOVE IT. So I really do need those dies;)

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  18. oh this is stunning! i can feel the love from here.

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  19. So pretty! Love the colorful bouquet of flowers!

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  20. Oh. My. God. Susan Susan Susan! I'm breathless. This is one of the most gorgeous cards I've ever seen. And now, Larger than Life has jumped into my cart. This is so perfect I can barely sit still. Thank you so much!

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  21. so pretty!! love these sets together!!

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  22. Oh, my gosh. This is beautiful! So absolutely breath-taking! Love it, love it, love it!

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