Get well soon card for Ryan

Hello bloggers,

Hope you are all well and enjoying crafting.

I am sorry that some of you had trouble leaving a comment on my last post... the reason being not blogger but me, duh!!! I accidentally clicked hid on the comment button. Anyway had clicked on the right button and saved it.

Here is a card I made last night for Less is More, the theme being 'something that moves'.

I am going to be sending it for crafty Linby's brother's friend, Ryan who has had a pretty serious accident.

I hope he is in a better state by the time the card reaches him ( will take a month... yes, that long ).

Close-up of the imae - the glitter still doesn't show

My precious, precious Pahua shells


Card base - white card stock
Designer paper - from Terry's blog candy
Stamp - owl with matching sentiment ( kind courtesy Sandra ) on white card stock
Heat embossing - with shiny black embossing powder
Stamp colouring - with pearlised chalks and Sakura glitter pen
Branch under the owl - hand drawn and coloured with Sakura glitter pen ( did you know that I could draw? )
Sentiment - heat embossed as well
Distressing on edges - faded jeans
Shells - Pahua shells bought when I visited New Zealand ( hoarding them for years! )

Do tell me what you think of it...




Rosemary said…
what a neat card... love the addition of the pahua shells!
ursula Uphof said…
What a fun card. I am sure it will make hime feel better. I will be back later to collect my blog award, having issues with computer and Mr. blogger. take care
Chrissie said…
This is a super cute card... I hope it cheers on the recipient to good health.
Thanks so much for joining our challenge!
"Less is More"
Bea said…
Love the card Monica and the shells I am a bit of a shell freak too and like picking bits up if I am around beaches where they can be found. Atthough now so many beaches are cleaned for visitors there are not often many to find..
Mandi said…
Super cutge card, love the addition of the shells

Thanks so much
Diva LIM
"Less is More"
Aileen said…
Cute image of the owl and the shells have such a wonderful colour. x
Hiya Monica. What an amazing creation, this is so beautiful. Love the design and the colours. Cute image and those pebbles are just fabulous. What a great idea.
Happy crafting.
Love Sandra xxx
Hi Monica, I love this card, The little owl is lovely and those sheels are beautiful, Thank you for all the awards lol its really very kind of you to think of me, bless you.
Kevin xx
Carolyn said…
Hi Monica
Such a lovely card. Love the addition of the pretty shells too.
jimlynn said…
Super fantastic card - and those shells are just awesome!!!
(Glad you got the comment deal fixed - I kept thinking it was me! LOL!)
StampingStace said…
Gorgeous card and the beautiful shells add the perfect touch!
Stacey x
How sweet. I haven't seen this image before. He'll really like it! Those shells are gorgeous!

Hope he IS feeling better when your card arrives!!

Anne said…
How sweet and I love those shells
1CardCreator said…
So cute, love the shells!
Shirley-Anne said…
Hi Monica .Thats a hoo,,hoot of a card ! Love it . It is sure to bring cheer to lad .
CraftyMomOf3 said…
Oh Monica!! this is absolutely LOVELY!! I love this image!! The shells are gorgeous and I love the hues of blue!! Brilliant!!

Thank you SO much for participating in my card drive for Ryan. I really do have the best crafty friends from all around the globe!

Hugs my friend!
Helen said…
I'm sure this card will put a smile on his. what a unique shells!
Judie said…
Hi Monica,
This sure is the cutest card. I'm sure it will make him feel better.

Mary J said…
How fabby Monica, I just love how you've used the colours - really brings out the green and blue hues of the shells! Which are gorgeous!!
Lynne said…
Super card, gorgeous shells and what a lovely gesture to send this to Ryan.
Lynne xxx
massofhair said…
Always been a huge fan of Paua shell from New Zealand, the colours are so wonderful and always cheer me up. Fantastic card and i hope Ryan enjoys his prize:-)
Pauline said…
Gorgeous card, such a sweet image.
fatmonica said…
It's beautiful.I love that owl and the shells are gorgeous.Hope Ryan's on the mend.

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