Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Scenic View

Good morning to all my friends, fellow bloggers and anybody who just happened along by chance.  If that is the case then I hope you like what you see and I would love for you to leave a comment.  Happy St Patrick's day to any Irish bloggers - and Happy Birthday to my brother!

My card today is for a young man who needs a little love and encouragement.

My Card



Recipe
Our Daily Bread Designs Sentiment - Rubber stamp "Keep Climbing" 
Creative Expressions - Rubber stamp "Scenic View"
Creative Expressions die - Auverne 
Die'sire Embossalicious folder - Argyle
Oak leaf and maple leaf punches 
Green pearlescent card from stash

Base card is a 5" x 7" tent fold card made from Papermania card stock. I used the letter press technique with the embossing folder and Brilliance Pearlescent Ivy ink pad.  I used the same ink to stamp the image and sentiment and then die cut it with Sue Wilson's Auverne die from the French collection.  I really like the monochrome look of this card. I still struggle with male cards but I'm happy with this one.

Hope you are all keeping well. 




20 comments:

  1. Morning Christine,

    Gorgeous card, so love the scenic image, so beautiful as is the sentiment that goes with it, this would be great for a graduation card as well as other occasions.

    Loved your last post of the Christmas card how beautiful was that? Loved it.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Great card a a perfect sentiment, xxx

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  3. This is gorgeous Christine, such a beautiful scene and I love the sentiment.
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. This is a gorgeous stamp on a beautiful card! I also love the card below (I missed it untill now).
    Unfortunately I am still ill so I have time for visiting blogs.
    Have a nice day,
    Lia xx

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  5. Love the fab image,a gorgeous card.xxx

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  6. Morning Christine,
    A lovely card, I would have been pleased too if I had made it.
    Lydia
    X

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  7. Brilliant card Christine, love everything you have done.
    Great sentiment and design
    Patricia x

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  8. Oooh Christine this is fantastic, I love the the scene, and the embossed background id brilliant, it's a super folder for a guy. Wonderful stamping and colour pallet. I hope the young man gets inspiration from it and raises his spirits, hugs Kate x

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  9. What a fabulous card Christine. The sentiment is so lovely too. Hugs Rita xxx

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  10. Hi Christine
    I'm sure this fabulous card and poignant sentiment will touch the young fella's heart.
    You do right to be happy with your creation.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  11. This is gorgeous Christine, love the Argyle background and wonderful die cut frame. Carol x

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  12. Christine your card is brilliant, I do like your back ground and die cuts. Also your sentiment. Hazel,x

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  13. Hi Christine,
    what a very fab card, and a great sentiment for encouragement.
    Wonderful embossing folder used, and lovely design as always.
    Enjoy the NEC later this week.
    Love and best wishes to you and John, and I do hope all is well with you both.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. Gorgeous card Christine, love the monotone and lovely sentiment. hugs Carole Z X

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  15. A lovely card and sentiment Christine x

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  16. Prachtige kaart Christine. Mooie stempel heb je gebruikt
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  17. What a perfect card for your young man. Love your mountain scene and those thought provoking words.

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  18. What a perfect card for your young man. Love your mountain scene and those thought provoking words.

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