Friday, September 10, 2010

Fabric and Paper...

Here is a small project I made recently. I love to use watercolor paper because of it's texture and strength. This is a birthday card I sent to a dear friend of mine. Happy Birthday Barbara!
The watercolor paper is inside a cover of fabric. I stitch down the center to hold the two together. On the fabric cover I have added a vintage lace doily and pretty floral button. I like to keep all of this very simple and mailable.
The bookmark is made with a scrap of cardboard, some ivy themed wrapping paper, a magazine picture done with packing tape transfer method, a butterfly decal sticker and some sheer polka dot ribbon. Super simple and sturdy.
Have a wonderful end of summer weekend and enjoy life to the fullest. Mr. C and I will be very busy enjoying lots of local activities in our little slice of heaven we live in.
Smiles...

15 comments:

  1. Love your beautifull card,and bookmark, --
    have a great week-end.
    xo Dorthe

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  2. Such a lovely gift for your friend, I'm sure she will cherish it.
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  3. Well; this is the most beautiful card I think I've ever seen! It's so elegant and beautiful. The book mark is wonderful! Your friend will love these! Have a good weekend! xxoo

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  4. what a beautiful way to send a greeting.

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  5. Oh, these are sweet. The picture of the children - so appealing.
    Hugs for a nice weekend,
    Diane

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  6. What a simple but sweet gift! Nicely done.

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  7. Beautiful birthday card and book mark. Very creative. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  8. Oh I love paper...books, tags, art, anything. AND...you are so kind to visit my pearl post today dear one....you are pearl, and never, ever forget that. BISOUS! Anita

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  9. wow, i'll bet the birthday girl loved this gorgeous card.....i know i sure do!! you did a beautiful job on this special gift for a special barbara!! :))))

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  10. у вас замечательный блог))очень интересный и насыщенный))

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  11. Very pretty and love the little doily :)

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  12. Gorgeous!! These are absolutely beautiful..wonderfu energy and spirit to them...beautiful!
    YOu are such a creative soul!
    Thankyou by the way for your very kind sweet comment of support! Much appreciated!
    Hugs
    Victoria~

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  13. Very pretty! I agree about keeping it simple, especially for the mail. And simple doesn't mean plain either - especially the bookmark - love it!

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  14. What a beautiful card and lucky friend. Glad to hear that you enjoyed Portland.

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