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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Happy Birthday to my MIL!

I made this card for my Mother in-law's (MILs) birthday and I love the way it turned out. After I finished it, I thought I could also do something similar (and with the same sentiment) for a wedding.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Die Cuts R Us - Challenge 23 Ribbon
Flutterby Wednesday - Open Challenge
Totally Gorjuss - Dimension

I also made her a set of 8 note cards and box to hold them. Below is a sample of the cards and a photo of the card box.

Thank you for looking! Don't forget to check out my blog candy! (A link is at the top of my side bar.)
  • CS & PAPERS: Close to My Heart (CTMH) Silhouette, Stampin' Up white CS, Paper Studio black CS
  • STAMPS: CTMH Curly Sentiments (Note cards: JustRite Special Occasions monogram kit, CTMH For Every Occasion)
  • INK: Stampin' Up Basic Black
  • EMBELLISHMENTS & TOOLS: Martha Stewart butterfly & branch punches, EK Success flower punch, Pearl Glimmer Mist, Hero Arts black gemstones, Kaiser pearls, black ribbon, The Paper Studio border punch (Note cards: Spellbinders nestabilities.)


Leanne said...

Wow these are gorgeous Cheryl!!! Love the color combo!! Your mother in law is going to love this!

Karin said...

So beautiful and elegant! I love this paper and the sentiment is a great one for lots of occasions. I love to check in an see your new creations! This is a lovely gift!

Tammy said...

Another lovely set of creations from you!

Danni said...

Gorgeous and elegant! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

LORi said...

WOW, Cheryl...these are gorgeous!! Love the colors, love the Papers, the designs and the ribbon!! great work, so glad you shared it with DCRU this week!!

hugs - LORi

Gwen said...

Your cards are all stunners! Cheryl, I really like the ribbon bow on MIL's card...superb!


Michele Spera said...

Lovely elegant looking card:-) thank you for joining us at TG this week

Stampin'GHmom said...

These are just beautiful! I really like the colors that you used.

Jacqueline (Scraps of Life) said...

Cheryl these cards are all a-MAZE-ing! I love the colors and the dp is just beautiful! Great cards!!!

Kat said...

These cards are all very elegant Cheryl and a lovely gift. Thanks for joining us at TG and hope to see you again.

Kat x

Michelle Forrest said...

Gorgeous card and wonderful gift set!

Cassandra said...

This is so beautiful, the colors are elegant and I love the ribbon, I love how the bottom border looks like a shadow to the top white. So pretty!

Nancy said...

Stunning!! Thanks for fluttering with us this week!!

Elizabeth said...

Really gorgeous cards!

Rhonda said...

Cheryl, these are absolutely amazing. I bet she loves having you for a dil. What a very nice and thoughtful gift. WELL DONE!!!!

Cara said...

What a gorgeous and thoughtful gift!! Love paper, so elegant. Thanks for joining us at DCRU!!

Elizabeth said...

Oh how beautiful! Lovely color combination.

craftymum said...

How stunning!
Thanks for joining us at TG
See you again next week
Love Sarah W XXX
p.s. do check out the DT blogs and feel free to join our list of followers to see what we get up to nest

Tracey said...

Beautiful card & gift set Cheryl, I'm sure your MIL will adore them.

Have a good weekend :o)


Crafty Creations said...

Just BEAUTIFUL Cheryl!! I love the card holder as well! Terrific :)

Kimberly S said...

Such a pretty set, I'm sure she'll love it! Thanks so much for joining us for Flutter By Wednesday! :)

Vicki said...

Cheryl, these are awesome! So rich and elegant! Wonderful job! Blessings to you!

Amber said...

Wow! Cheryl I LOVE your cards! What a wonderful gift to your MIL! LOVE the colors, the designs, the embellishments! Fabulous job!

62 Cards - Sammye Jo said...

So elegant Cheryl! Love the choice of colors!!! Thanks for playing with us this week at DCRU!!!
Sammye Jo - DCRU DT
My Blog

LuLu said...

Cheryl this set is gorgeous and I'm sure your M-I-L will love it.


PaperCrafty said...

WOW!! These are amazing!! Your MIL is one lucky lady!! Thanks for playing with us at DCRU!!

Agus :) said...

What a pretty and elegant card!! Every detail is beautiful :)

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