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Can I tell you a secret?  This card started out with a landscape/horizontal format.  It did not look quite right. 

I was gonna leave it.  I really was.  Cuz it wasn't all that bad.  But, ya' know how things nag at you . . . and ya' can't sleep at night cuz ya' know zacly what needs done to fix it?

  Yeaaaaah.  I did not wanna be lying in bed at 2 am, cursing the fact that I did not fix it . . .

So, I butchered the original.  Pulled off the flowers, cut away the entire border piece with the tab, lace & all.  And. whacked off the right end of it.  Made a new base card, re-stamped Bursting Blooms, and faster than you can say, "Bob's yer uncle!" I had the rest of it all re-done.


Notice anything unusual? 

Golly gee, have I ever been known to put so many Pearls or Twinkles on one project???!!!  I KNOW!!! (best Monica voice)

OK. So, here's the story: I had a couple of nearly used up packages with random sizes of pearls left, so I decided to gob them onto the flower centers.  Well, mebbe this is not "gobs" by other peep's standards, but by mine, it is a considerably excessive use of Pearls. 


You are proud of me, aren't ya'?


Credits – Stamps:  "if friends were flowers…", Bursting Blooms by A Muse Artstamps; Kraft Card stock; Patterned paper from the 6×6 Camden Collection by Collage Press; Memento Rich Cocoa Ink by Tsukineko; Lace Trim by Hero Arts; Ivory Twine by May Arts; Red Button (craft supply); Cranberry Pearl Stickers by A Muse; White Mulberry Flowers by Prima; Uniball Signo White Gel Pen; Fancy Frame Punch by McGill; Corner Chomper (Rounder) by WR Memory Keepers

  1. This is one gorgeous creation. I am glad you made it incredible instead of leaving it “alright”.
    Hugs and smiles

  2. Love the flowers on this card!!!Super Cute!

  3. oh, Julie! I just adore this. the sentiment tag and the red and cream witht the kraft-beautiful!

  4. Ack! This is sooooo cute! Love this classic color combo and so glad you butchered it to fix it! Also glad to know that I”m not the only one who rips cards apart! heee!

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