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Vintage Birthday for a Special Friend

Happy Friday!! It's also the day after Thanksgiving here, and in the spirit of giving thanks, I wanted to share a birthday card I made for a wonderful friend. She's celebrating a very *special* birthday this weekend (although I won't tell HOW special *wink*).

For her card, I used a newly released set, "Merci Bouqet" from Layers of Color, and added these coffee pearls. I stamped the image on watercolor paper with Stazon and colored with colored pencils. I also added some touches of clear sparkly gellyroll pen for pretty highlighting.

Thanks for looking!  I hope you're inspired to go Ink Something :)


Lori said…
A beautiful card and gift! Lisa is a lucky girl for sure.
Natalie said…
Lisa will love this!! You are so sweet! The card is absolutely gorgeous and the vintage look is so beautiful! You've done a great job on this! Blessings!
Naoual said…
WOW Kristine, this is stunning! I'm loving the gorgeous vintage style card and the ornament is stunning as well! I'm sure Lisa is loving it too. You did an amazing job.
Now I'm going to hop on over to Lisa's blog to congratulate her with her birthday ;o)

Big Hugs, Naoual xx
peggysue said…
What a gorgeous card! I'm sure she will love it. A special birthday hmmm? One of those milestones? :)
Lisa Hjulberg said…
So YOU'RE the little birdie who is leaking word that my birthday is coming! LOL!!!

Thank you so much, my sweet friend. Both the card and the ornament are even more beautiful IRL. I will treasure them both for always, as I will always treasure your friendship.

Love and hugs,
Danni said…
Both the card and ornament are gorgeous! You are so talented!!!
Rose Ann said…
Your card is sooo gorgeous, Kristine!! I love every detail...from the lace and pearls, to the stitching and perfectly colored flowers and vase!! Gorgeous ornament too!!
Hi Kristine! For some reason those pearls just jumped right off my screen! LOL! Ooohhh and I love that LOC image too! Beautiful card and I bet Lisa will LOVE this card! :) Gorgeous as always!

Riet said…
Ohhh Kristine what beautiful,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

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