Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Thank You

One of my fellow PACC members had heard I was into a bit of crafty stuff, and asked me if I would like these lovely Paua shells.

and I just had to show my appreciation with a card.  
I used up some very old stash on this card.
The 'thank you' topper had been made up quite some time ago that got forgotten, and then put in the box of half finished items.  It had been sitting there so long, that it was actually falling apart.  I trimmed a few elements to get better proportions, sponged new edges, placed new double-sided tape on all the elements,  re-assembled the card.  Lastly, embellishing with ribbon and brown pearls - It was difficult to resist putting more embellishments on it ... after all, it was for a man ;-)

Stamps used:  Flourishes Damask background,  Kaisercraft (I think) Thank You
Cardstock from BlueEdge Crafts

I would like to submit this card to the following challenges:
Just Inspirational Challenges - Ribbons
Our Creative Corner - forgotten things
ABC Challenge - Unlimited (anything goes)
Allsorts Challenge - It's all about the sentiment

Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.


  1. Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us at ABC for our challenge
    hugs Louise

  2. Such a lovely card, thanks for joining us this week at Just Inspirational Challenges

    Teresa DT
    Ceesa's Card Creations

  3. A very crisp and elegant card Cathy.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  4. Lovely card Cathy.....can't wait to see what you do with the shell. Do you have plans?

  5. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week Tracy x

  6. A lovely 'Thank you' card, love the monochrome look. Thank you for joining us over at The ABC Challenge and hope you join us again. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

  7. Lovely card Cathy. Have fun with those shells. Kxx

  8. What a lovely way to show your appreciation, I am sure he did or will love it. Thanks for joining in our Forgotten Things challenge at Our Creative Corner. Anne x

  9. What a lovely revival of your long forgotten "Thank you" card piece! A great card with just the perfect touch of bling!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

    Claudia x

  10. This is beautiful, thank you for entering at Just Inspirational Challenges.


  11. I like the thank you topper and the paper .Will be interesting to see your creativity using shells ..
    hugs Shirley-Anne

  12. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us this month at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx


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