Sunday, December 1, 2013

Note Card for a Friend



My new flannel sheets & kitchen towels are shades of blue & gray. They inspired my card for the Dynamic Duos and ODBD challenges. My stamps are by ODBD: Vintage Border Background & Little Things.  A friend is facing surgery & I thought this might make her smile.  My inks are Memento Teal Zeal and Brilliance Starlite Black. Love the softness vellum gives to a mat.  Have quite a stash of paper flowers & decided I better start using them, especially since this bottle included these blue ones that are a great match.  
Thanks so much for stopping by.

21 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card Greta!! I am sure your friend will cherish this!! I just love your color with the stamped background squares and your use vellum and added flowers!! Beautiful use of squares!! Thanks for joining us at ODBD!!

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  2. and a great inspiration they were Greta!
    Your card is fab' and I love the cluster of flowers in the top corner
    Hugs~

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  3. beautiful card Greta. The colours are lovely and love the matching flowers

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  4. It's beautiful Greta I love the vellum mat. Such pretty colors together and I love the squares

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  5. Your card will definitely lift your friend's spirits, as it certainly has done with mine! The shades of blue and grey create such a sense of comfort: they work beautifully on your card, and I can only imagine how pretty they are as part of your home decor. The vellum and cluster of flowers are the perfect special touches! thoughtful, heart-warming, gorgeous! What a wonderful friend you are!! Hugs ~ c

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  6. wonderful take on the dynamic duos challenge, greta! love the navy blue with grey!

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  7. Hello Gretra
    Great palette, and the grid design is always pleasing to the eye.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  8. Oh, Greta, it's a beautiful card! I have that background stamp and love it! And it works well with your layout! And I love the quote you've used…a great reminder for us all! I was just talking to my hubby about that subject. So glad you joined us again this week for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge, sweet friend! Hugs!

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  9. So pretty Greta! Love the layered label and sweet little flowers!

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  10. How fun to be inspired by your new towels and sheets! This card is so beautiful and your friend will enjoy it. Hope you had a good Monday!

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  11. Greta, such a beautiful card.Oh, that vellum is so very pretty- such a wonderful detail. your design is fantastic. Thanks for playing along with the Dynamic Duos this week;) Hugs!

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  12. Beautiful, beautiful. And I love the sentiment. Great inspiration colors, too! Hugs.

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  13. OH, Greta, what a BEAUTIFUL card for your friend! She will enjoy receiving it!
    How fun to read where your inspiration came from.

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  14. Beautiful card for your friend! I'm sure it will lift her spirits!

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  15. Such a beautiful card for your friend and I am sure she will appreciate your thoughtfulness, Greta! Great take on the colour challenge!

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  16. Those flannel sheets sound so good about now! Beautiful colors too....right up my alley! Your card is gorgeous!

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  17. Your card is beautiful Greta. I am sure your friend will love it. The color combo is perfect and the vellum is a great touch. Thanks for joining us at the Dynamic Duos this week.

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  18. Hi Greta, Really wonderful card! Great colors, and love those little pearls! The layered labels are fantastic too. And I have a question to ask you, so would it be possible for you to shoot me an email? kastmanbuenkeratgmaildotcom. Thanks! Bev

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  19. Love this layout and the vellum mat! Such a wonderful quote! I hope your friend's surgery goes smoothly!

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  20. She will love it, Great! How fabulous that you had those perfect flowers to go along with it! I hope she has a smooth and full recovery. Hugs, Darnell

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  21. So very lovely, Greta! Your new flannel sheets and kitchen towels sound terrific :)

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