Thursday, October 25, 2012

True Friends

Hi, guys!  Hope your day is going well.  Today I am sharing a card I made for my husband's friend Mike. When my hubby and I got married, he had two best men.  Mike was one of them.   I enjoy making cards for Mike, as he always seems to enjoy receiving them. He is very artistic and so I am touched when I hear how he enjoys them.

Stamps: Hero Arts
Paper: Stampin' Up
Ink: Distress Inks
Misc.: Ribbon, Perfect Pearls (Metalics)

For this card,  I used various colors of distress inks and then used quite a few metallic Perfect Pearl Mists. It really gave it a cool shine and metallic look.  By using the mist with the distress inks, I was able to get them to blend nicely together.

Here's wishing Mike all the best this year!  We consider him a gift each and every day!

Until next time!


Shoregirl said...

Oh wow -- I absolutely LOVE this pretty card! You did a GREAT job on it -- I'm sure Mike will appreciate that fact that it's handmade by you!

Donna Gibson said...

What a lovely handmade card! The colors are so soft and that stamp is to die for!

Loki-Lou said...

I'm sure Mike will be thrilled! It's beautiful. You are so talented!

mama lola said...

lucky mike!
lucky you for being so talented!

Larissa T. said...

So pretty! It's always nice when someone appreciates one of our creations, isn't it?

Kathy said...

Lucky him. This card is absolutely lovely and I love the ribbon accent. You do awesome work!


Marcy said...

Such a pretty card! i have never tried perfect pearls and would love to do this. It is extra special when someone really enjoys your cards/projects. That's awesome and I'm sure he'll love it!

MiamiKel said...

Winnie this is beautiful! What a wonderful cache of color and such a lovely message that bursts of the screen - friendship!!

It's so nice to "meet" you in the DOP blogging group! :)

Dee said...

Hi Winnie, I just scrolled through your blog to catch up on your amazing card-creations. I LOVE the halloween cards you made, they are brilliant! I love the "friend" card, the colours are beautifull and those carved pumpkins you've showed? Amazing!
I've send you an email from my hotmail account so when you recieve it please don't think it's some kind of spam-mail! the subject says : Hi!
Hope everything is ok. Sincerely, Dee

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Winnie, the colours are so pretty the way you have blended them and I love the stamp.
hugs Mandy xx

Journey of Life said...

Simply very artistic! Love it!

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