Thursday, June 10, 2010

Happy Birthday

Today my best friend Irma is celebrating her birthday. We have been knowing each other for more than 36 years. When my family and I moved into our new home in February 1974 we became neighbors. Her parents and mine have been best friends ever since too.

I stamped the background using A Little Argyle from Papertrey Ink. The gorgeous black crystal flourish from Zva Creative is actually larger, but I often cut the flourishes smaller so they fit on the card.

Crinkled ribbon in various colors is quite popular at the moment. Last week I hand-dyed some ribbon myself. The turquoise ribbon used on this card is one of the colors that I made myself. This  gorgeous turquoise and several other colors are available in my store.



Supplies: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (Raven), Papertrey Ink (Hawaiian Shores, Rustic Cream) | Stamps: A Little Argyle, Fillable Frames #4, Communique Sentiments | Ink: Papertrey Ink (Hawaiian Shores), Memento (Tuxedo Black) | Button: Papertrey Ink (Hawaiian Shores) | Ribbon: own stash | Twine: May Arts | Crystals: Zva Creative (CR03CA107, CR02CB101) | Tools: Fillable Frames #4 Die, Cuttlebug Argyle embossing folder, We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper | Other: foamtape

Thank you for stopping by.

18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Ingrid. Love the turquoise. xox

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  2. splendide, j'aime tout ce turquoise

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  3. Hoewel ik je kaartjes altijd wel mooi vind, mis ik toch de kaartjes met patterned paper. Dus zo'n kaartje als deze vind ik echt super!

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  4. Loved hearing that story Ingrid, and that your friendship has stood the test of time. Beautiful card. The embossing really stands out.

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  5. Your friend is lucky to be receiving such a fabulous birthday card! Love the argyle and colors. Your dyed ribbon is SOOO pretty!!! You did an amazing job!! ♥♥ Kay

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  6. Dat lint is inderdaad prachtig. Ik wist niet dat je dat zelf verft: het ziet er echt perfect uit! Het kaartje is trouwens ook supermooi! Je bent zo goed in ton-sûr-ton kaartjes!

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  7. LOVEEE this card! It's absolutely Gorgeous!!!

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  8. Gaafe intense kleuren, heel erg mooi Ingrid!

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  9. Geweldig zo'n vriendschap! en wat een mooi kaartje, daar was ze vast blij mee!

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  10. ohhh wauw geweldige leuke kaart maar tja wat wil je dan ook met deze kleur. Lol..... isse mijn favo.

    tot gauw Jolan

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  11. Prachtige kaart weer Ingrid. Mooi om turquoise met zwart te combineren...

    xxx

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  12. So Pretty!! I just love blue too!
    Kara

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  13. That argyle is gorgeous Ingrid, and the ribbon and sentiment, just perfect!!

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  14. Wow!! LOVE this!! That argyle is wonderful and paired with the black highlights...wow!! :)

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  15. Love, love, love this! I have the argyle set now and have used it, but have not yet built the complete pattern with it. This makes me want to pull it out today and use it to its full potential! :)

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  16. Gorgeous card Ingrid!! just love it...love the colors...

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