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Sunday, 6 March 2011

Card with Leigh's delightful goodies


Hiya everybody, hope you had a good weekend... I did and am so happy about that. I saw a film called,  Prada to Nada...  For those of you that haven't seen it, it has been adapted from Jane Austen's novel (sorry, forget the name). The film seems to be a low budget one but the story is really grasping and the main female characters is just so likable as is the  lead male actor. 

Besides watching the film, I made this card with Leigh's (Charity Crafter) lovely candy that she sent me via snail mail a while ago... wonder how it reaches me in Indonesia everytime... 

Do go and check out her awesome blog in case you dunno who she is  - full of love and great deeds that she does beside making the most wonderful cards.

Don't you love these papers?

 I stuck my FAMOUS handmade roses that I make from a Sizzix mini diecut. One day I will share the tutorial for sure... 

The sentiment is handwritten with a gold pen and the little gold dots on the brown strip are done with the same gold pen.
I wanted to punch some sprigs and stick them with the flowers but my design consultant asked me not to! 

BTW, I am sure you know who that is - Zeenya!

I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:


http://www.toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ - favourites (which are my flowers and the colour combo)




http://michelle-pinkpaperparadise.blogspot.com/ - weekly Monday linky party










These are the lovely papers that lovely Leigh sent for the girls and me - a great assortment.


This is a close up of the embellies Leigh sent for Zeenya and Aleeza. They were overboard with joy! But you know who will use them, right??? Me, me, me!



Have a happy and healthy week. 

Hugs,

Monica

15 comments:

Rae said...

What a wonderful Thank you card! Love your color combo. Have fun using those new papers and embellishments with your girls!

Elizabeth said...

Monica, this is a lovely card. Especiall the roses. You and the girls are going to be having lots of fun times ahead by the looks of things!

Merry said...

Terrific card... funny I have one of those design consultants too. I do value her opinion as she often suggests things that finish my cards nicely. Have fun with all your goodies.

Rose Petal said...

Hello Monica. What a great card. Beautifully co-ordinated papers and your flowers are stunning sweetie.
Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Michelle said...

Hi Monica

Absolutely stunning card you have made with these gorgeous papers.
The flowers look amazing.

Thank you for linking up to Make It Monday.

Michelle :-)

Jane said...

Beautiful card, I wouldn't be brave enough to handwrite a sentiment, yours is lovely xx

Helen said...

I love those flowers, Monica! We can never have enough flowers. Love the color combo too. Great card!

Andrea said...

Hi Monica - such a lovely card - I love the colours, and your handmade roses look gorgeous.
Love, Andrea xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Monica, what a gorgeous card you have made. I love the roses. I make a few different styles of flowers but haven't tried anything like this. Thanks for becoming a follower. I've done the same with your blog and also put a link on mine so I shall see when you post new things. I will try to keep in touch as much as I can. I'm feeling very sorry for myself today as I had oral surgery yesterday to remove an infection from a front tooth root canal. I either look like I have been in a boxing match with Mike Tyson or botox has gone wrong. Thank goodness I am not back to work until Monday. Hope I might feel up to a little crafting later in the week. Best wishes from one charity crafter to another, Kym xxx

Louise said...

Your card is beautiful - great colours, great embellishments!
Thank you so much for joining us this week at Little Claire's x

♪♫♥ Charity Crafter ♪♫♥ said...

OOOhhh Monica x the card is gorgeous x And well those flowers are beautiful x I havent had time to play with the papers and material you sent me yet, but will post something when I do x I am so pleased the girls and you liked the bits x say hi to them from me x Leigh x

TRACEY O said...

Very pretty card. Love the colours.

Chrystie said...

Wow, great card! Love the roses! I hope you do a tutorial on them!! I"m your newest follower! I found you on Naturally Me Creations. :)

Naturally Me Creations said...

That's a fabulous card, those roses are beautiful! And your hand written sentiment looks so neat, i thought it was a stamp! :)

Tnx so much for linking this up at my party! :)

Crafty Cre8tions said...

Such a pretty pretty card Monica!!

love the patterned paper and the flowes especially

What nice gifts you all received too :)
Maria