Friday, 4 September 2009

Heidi's Birthday - Simon Says

A special card for a special lady. I've only had dealings with Heidi from Simon Says once, but can assure you it was a real pleasure.  She is one wonderfully generous lady who supports so many challenges with her fabulous prizes and making this card as a tribute to her birthday was a real pleasure.

We have a fabulous sketch by Iris this week and I used Stempelglede's fabulous Maribel for this card along with stamps from their grunge collection. Maribel is slightly tinted with distress re-inkers and I also used these for the grunge stamped edges.
The small flowers are cute with EK Success medium retro punch, stamped in the middle with a flower from the grunge collection and the leaf swirls with a die by Sizzix. The larger rose is from Hobbycraft and the small ones and the pearl stems from Wild Orchid Crafts. The sentiment is Inkadinkado and the rest is from stash.
Image  -  Stempelglede's Maribel & grunge collection
Medium - Ranger distress re-inkers
Papers - download by Doreen Stoltz - Spring Romantic
Tools  -  Spellbinders oval nesties  :  EK Success Retro flower punch  : Sizzix leaf flourish die
Embellishments  -  Medium Rose - Hobbycraft  :  small roses & pearl stems - Wild Orchid Crafts  :  Ribbond & Lace from stash  :  Stickles to decorate the roses


joey said...

Hi Heather,

oh my gosh this is absolutely stunning, such a gorgeous image and so elegant.

Anesha said...

Stunning card, so dramatic.Love it. Anesha

Moni said...

Hi Heather, this is so fab card, love the image and so gorgeous paper! love the flowers! And gorgeous design! Have a fab weekend!

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

oh wow! that's a gorgeous card!

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

There's that gorgeous lady again, you always make her look so fantastic.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


Jo xxx

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Heather. I love the colours in this and the flower detail is gorgeous.
Have a great weekend,
Cathy xx

Georgia said...

Absolutely stunning card Heather! The colour is lovely and I really like this image and the gorgeous flowers! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Christine said...

Beautiful creation!!!


Good evening Heather and wow, what a totally stunning card, i have to say i love this image, ive seen it before and loved it then too. Love the colours you've chosen , so pretty! have a wonderful weekend, hugs Linda x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Heather,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers and flowers.

Hugs Riet.x

Christine said...

Wow Heather this is a stunner of a card.. very elegant & classy lush colour combo too.

Hugs Christine xx

Mephisto said...

thats a beautiful card.

Thanks for joining in the SimonSaysChallenge this week.


Pia said...

Hi Heather, lovely image and beautiful colours. Have a nice weekend.
hugs Pia

Sandra1968 said...

A fabulous card, Heather! All matches perfect together. Love this.

CraftyC said...

Wow, stunning card Rica, lovely colours!

Crafty Chris said...

Stunning love the colours and the image Christine x

debby4000 said...

Oh my this is so beautiful, wonderful colours and stunning details.

Lorraine A said...

WOW!! this is absolutely stunning !! The image is gorgeous and the papers and flowers are perfect,,. Oh you should frame this !! ,,, fantastic !! :-)

Thanks for joining this weeks special Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x

rachel said...

I love the image and colours!!:)Beautiful:):):)

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