Saturday, October 27, 2012

Teal and Brown Quilled Flowers Birthday Card


Oct 15th was one of my co-worker's birthday and I decided to make a card for her. Our group also chipped in for Edible Arrangements. If you have never had it, it is a bouquet of fruits shaped into flowers. They're usually what I give to new moms when I visit them at the hospital because it's a sweet and healthy treat. I just decided to look it up and it turns out you can buy your own fruit cutter and put together your own! It would save a lot of money versus the $50+ baskets we have to pay for if you have the time. 
This card with stamped with individual letter stamps to create this embossed name.


Double quilled flowers set on top of Prima flowers.

Interior: Stamped and handwritten name.

I was inspired by this wonderful card from Savory Stamping:
Here on the east coast, we're all preparing for the devastation that Hurricane Sandy is suppose to bring to the area starting tomorrow. It's looking pretty bad because it covers a lot of area and is slow moving, so it will be a long lasting storm. On top of that, it is expected to cross paths with a cold front and during high tide too. Snow, rain, wind may cause a lot of damages including flooding and loss of electricity. Overall, a very dangerous week it will be! We are awaiting word of whether the city trains and buses will stop running tomorrow. Either way, I do not plan on going to work in 70+ mph winds and pelting rain though I doubt most of the city will either. Dmitriy will be working from home instead of doing his weekly drive to PA; we will be forced to stay inside for days unless we have to be evacuated. I wish everyone that is affected a safe and quick return to normal life! 



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17 comments:

  1. Hi Eileen - thanks for stopping by my blog and my apologies that I haven't been by in while, your creations are fabulous. I hope that you remain safe and don't get too much damage. Take care. Karon

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  2. Love both your cards, such pretty colours which go together so very well. Please stay safe, thinking of you all in that area. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's. I hope we see you again.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx
    cardsbyladyanne

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  3. Gorgeous card dearest:) I love it and these colors:)
    Happy Sunday,
    Sonia

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  4. Love the blue and brown togather, wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at Lady Anne's Challenge.

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  5. This is such a pretty colour combination! I love it and I am sure your friend will too.
    Stay safe!

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  6. Unusual combination but I love your new cards! In fact,the second one is my favourite ! I am so glad when you appear "at home"-is like I was waitting you a lot and feel happy to "feel" you closer again! Wish you a Happy Halloween !!!! hugs and cheers

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  7. Great card, Thank you for playing along with us this week at Brown Sugar in the "Anything Goes" challenge! We hope you decide to play along with us again!! Good luck!
    Alice B.

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  8. This is gorgeous. I love the flowers and the colours are so beautiful.
    I hope you stay safe and the Hurraine doesn't cause too much damage.

    Thank you for taking part in the Fab n Funky Challenge this week
    Sue

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  9. Beautiful card! I just love the embossing! Please be safe and I pray the storms makes a sharp turn to the right!
    Hug and sunshine,
    Cissy

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  10. So beautiful, love the design.....Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
    Wendy xx

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  11. Remarkable, beautiful card. and Amazing details and color!!!
    sincerely wish You to wait a storm without problems. Be safe. Successes to You and near people and main save itself and health to You!!!

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  12. lovely card, our prayers are with you and all who are in danger of the storm, keep safe !!!!
    Paula

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  13. Hello, just popping back again to say
    Thank your for taking part in the Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge

    Sue

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  14. What a wonderful card! I love the color combination you chose to use, and your design elements came together really well. Thanks for joining us over at TTCRD this week.

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  15. I just love this card and the color combination you used for it..it would be more eye pleasant if use Gift Card envelopes for it.

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  16. lovely card, thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's
    hugs, Valerie
    DT

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