Saturday, May 1, 2010

Birthday for Audrey

Today is my friend Audrey's birthday. A bunch of are getting together at Rio Rio Cantina on the Riverwalk to celebrate. I made this card and gift set for her. The card just happened to fit into two challanges: Whiff of Joy Challenge 77 to make a gift card, and Sharon's Stamp Simply Challenge to make a joy fold card.

I chose this WOJ image because Audrey loves to cook, and we got her a gift card from Williams Sonoma. I colored her with Prismacolor pencils blended with baby oil. Cut and embossed the image with Spellbinders Labels 8; chalked around her while still in the die, then inked the edges. Mounted that to brown CS cut on the fold with the largest Labels 8, and attached a smaller label to the inside to write on. All DP is Basic Grey LilyKate. Flowers cut and embossed with Nellie Snellen punches, sprayed with Glimmer Mist, and added some Dew Drops. Attached a little pocket inside to put the card in. Will also be including a one-hour maternity massage for Audrey.

14 comments:

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

This is absolutely darling! I think Joy Folds are SO fun, both to make AND for the recipient. GREAT card! So glad you played the Stamp Simply Joy Fold challenge! Thanks!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is so sweet and pretty. I like your joy fold and such a sweet image.

stampinfrog said...

Nancy this is gorgeous!Love the image (colored so beautifully),the papers and the card layout!Happy birthday to Audrey!!!
Hugs,Connie

Susan (rainy) said...

What a fabulous gift card holder/card!! Wonderful design.

Charlene said...

Just adorable..love your joy fold. Such a thoughtful gift.

Giò said...

Beautiful creation!!! I love the template, the color combo and the flowers on the edge...... they are so lovely!!!
Thanks for joining us at Whiff of Joy challenge.

Hugs
Giò

Janine said...

Thanks for playing along!! This is just gorgeous!

Bev said...

Wow, this is fabulous! I love the unusual design and fabulous colours. Thanks for joining WOJ this week x

Cris Crafts e Scraps said...

Hello!
Beautiful work as always ...
I love going here and always check the news.
Kisses

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Nancy
Such a fabulous fold, beautiful details.

Karen x

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

How pretty! I'm sure your friend will love this. Did you see the new WOJ images? I had to order one of them - too cute!

Jane Wetzel said...

hi Nancy! how r ya! this is just so sweet! what a lovely gift! have fun!

knitwit said...

Incredibly beautiful! And what a great gift!!

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