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Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Distressed Happy Birthday



A quick card just to get the mojo moving. The first pansies are blooming in my garden, so it had to be a pansy card. Such cheerful little flowers, they really make me feel like spring is just around the corner.

Today's card is for the Our Creative Corner Challenge, Distress to De-Stress. The paper is Prima Analee inked with lashings of Shabby Shutters Distress ink.

The focal image has been punched with the Martha Stewart Pansy around the page set. I love this punch its just so pretty.

Back soon, happy crafting,

Iolanthe x




9 comments:

ymcrafter said...

lovely card again, glad to see the mojo is returning.

Yvonne xx

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

I love pansies and your card is so totally sweet. Fabulous work with those punches. And your image is so pretty - just delightful. Terrific job on the Distressed Sketch challenge. We're so happy that you joined in our fun at Our Creative Corner!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Oooh...a square card! Your borders are great, the image is gorgeous, and the frame around the sentiment is just perfect! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Our Creative Corner!

Wendy J. said...

Iolanthe, this is absolutely gorgeous! Wow! You did a fab job with the sketch and I love the soft colors, the punch edges and the wonderful colors of flowers and butterfly! So beautiful! Thrilled that you could join us this week at Our Creative Corner!

Rebecca Ednie said...

Wow, I wish my pansies were up, OK, I don't have any but I wish something was growing in my garden! I love the pansy border, so beautiful! Thanks for playing the OCCC challenge this week.

Sarah Gough said...

This is beautiful, that border is gorgeous! Thanks for distressing our sketch at OCC this week!

Sharon said...

I wanted to let you know that I simply love your card. The paper you selected works sooo well with your pansies. They compliment with competig. Thank you for playing along in our challenge over at OCC. Hope we see more of your creative work!

Diane Gilbert said...

This is just gorgeous! Love the Pansy border punch, it goes perfectly with your pansy image! Thanks for playing along with 'Our Creative Corner' this week!

Nancy said...

Your card is gorgeous! The punched border is perfect with your image!