Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Fabulous - A Gift Card Set

Hi ya everyone!
  Tiddly Inks is having a two week challenge - so I didn't make a Tiddly Card for Tuesday but be sure to check out some new images here and don't forget to check out the awesome challenge here

My mother-in-law wanted me to make her some oh so chic note cards.  I wanted them to match her personality which is fabulous and upbeat and so trendy!!  So, I knew Forever Young was the cartridge for me.  I asked her to pick out a woman image she liked. 

I looked through all the phrases and found Fabulous - which well is perfect for her! 

She also says fabulous almost every time you ask her how she is!!  I also used a large flower from Paisley.  I used my DCWV stack Black Currant which I just had to have after checking out a card by Nana Donna here and here

I will also make a gift box for this little set using Sheila's tutorial found here on She's A Sassy Lady.  Her Gypsy Made Simple Saturday's are amazing - if you haven't checked them out make sure to tune in on Saturdays because she does them for FREE!! I've learned a number of techniques and here I thought I was a Gypsy pro (he he).


 Anyhow, these are the typical A2 sized cards (4.25 x 5.5)  I cut the black background piece at 4x5.25 and then just layered all the cuts in an arrangement I liked.  Also, the Forever Young cart cuts just perfect.  You know how sometimes you get a bunch of jagged edges and pieces that just don't cut right - not with this cart!  I love it!!!  Thanks for looking and check back later and I'll try and show off the box I make!!
Enjoy!

11 comments:

  1. Wow, this looks great Melissa. Hugs, Jeanet

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  2. Very nice, Melissa. Your MIL sounds like someone I'd love!!!

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  3. Beautiful Melissa. I love the colors you used. I can't wait to see your gift box. I hope you had a wonderful holiday.

    Stephanie

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  4. It's very nice, love these colors !
    xxx

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  5. Beautiful cards that she is sure to love! Great color choice and I can't wait to see your gift box!

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  6. Fabulous Melissa, I love that paper stack and you made some awesome note cards with it. AND thanks for the mention :)

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  7. Great cards, Melissa. You will never believe what I have been working on this week. Card sets made with Black Currant paper. How bizarre is that? I even started to post them today but we decided to give Jacob's project attention. Nana Donna was my inspiration for buying this paper too.

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  8. Great card set!!! Love the paper!!! :)

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  9. Melissa.. these cards are darling!! They have just the right amount of sassyness!! Love the colors! I would have to say that it is all just.... fabulous!!! heeehee!
    barb :)

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  10. This is terrific just fantabulous!

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