Friday, October 12, 2012

You Will Rise Above This...

Happy Friday, everyone!! Woo-hoo, the weekend is here!! I hope you have fun plans :) For the next couple of weeks, most of the posts on my blog will be Halloween-related, but I wanted to slip this card for a friend who is going through a hard time in before I start.


The base is a Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Rectangle, followed by a Grand Rectangle embossed with the Cuttlebug Plum Blossom embossing folder.


The ribbon is from May Arts, the button and hemp fiber from my stash. The inside red frame is a Spellbinders Decorative Labels Eight.


A music background was stamped onto white cardstock with Antique Linen Distress Ink. The flower is a Tim Holtz Stamp, inked with Aged Mahogany Distress Ink. It was then cut out with a Spellbinders Labels Eight and inked with Tea Dye Distress Ink. The label is a Spellbinders Nested Pennant Die, the edges inked with Tea Dye. The sentiment, stamped in Aged Mahogany, is from K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts stamp set:


Click HERE to purchase this set or to see the entire fabulous line of stamps.


I am entering the card in the following challenges:
  1. Crafty Friends Challenge #8 - Dry Embossing
  2. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Sympathy or Get Well
  3. Simon Says Stamp - Dies or Punches
  4. Sunday Funday #2 - Linky Party
Thanks so much for stopping by today :)

53 comments:

  1. Oh My - this is perfectly beautiful. I love the image, the red/white combo. Your layers and the ribbon - beautitful. TFS

    http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

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  2. This is gorgeous Lisa! The inking looks fabulous and just love the spellbinders you used. I am sure your friend will treasure it:) It is beautiful!!!!
    I am working on playing catch up some before I leave out of town for the wknd. Still feeling a little woozy from the flu but most of it behind me, yeah~!
    Have a great wknd my friend!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  3. Lisa This is so beautiful. I am sure it will inspire others to create wonderful sympathy and get well cards, also the ribbon is beautiful.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday challenge.
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  4. Absolutely beautiful Lisa! The red really pops with the white. Your friend will definitely get comfort from this.

    Annette
    My Mind's Dust Bunnies

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  5. Wow Lisa your card is absolutely beautiful. Good luck in the challenges and have a great weekend!!!

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  6. So very beautiful!!

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  7. Just gorgeous card my lovely friend:)
    Delicate image, so beautiful:) And Wonderful embossed paper and gorgeous dies:)
    Your lucky friend will tresure it:)
    I'm looking forward to see Your fantastic(I know) Halloween projects:))
    Have a fabulous weekend my sweet friend:)
    A big mountain of hugs,
    Sonia

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  8. This is gorgeous Lisa and will be greatly appreciated I am sure!!
    Beautiful design and great sentiment!
    Another stunning card!
    TFS my friend and have a GREAT weekend!

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  9. Such a gorgeous card. Love the red and white and the use of all the spellbinders.

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  10. Beautiful card Lisa.Love the colour palette and embossing.Have a great weekend my friend.
    Jayne x

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  11. This is gorgeous!! I love the music background and the sentiment, I am sure that it will put a smile on your friends face!
    Kristan

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  12. Such a pretty card! Your friend will love it and will appricate your sweet gesture:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L

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  13. so beautiful as always. love it. hugs

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  14. Oh! Another fabulous scallop shape card. Love how you coordinate the image with the inside red frame, brilliant and awesome, Lisa!
    Heaney xx

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  15. Beautiful done Lisa... Love the whole details to it...
    Hope this will lighten her up....
    TFS can't wait to see your exotic Halloween cards...

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  16. Lisa, this is gorgeous! What friend wouldn't love getting a card like this. So thoughtful of you!

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  17. Like the wonderful layering of your card. Have used the same sentiment and it is perfect for someone going thru some tough times. Especially like the sheer ribbon & button used as well as the embossing for a wonderful red & white color combo.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  18. Oh this is gorgeous! I love your design, texture, and use of white space.

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  19. Your card is so beautiful! Have a great weekend:)

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  20. Gorgeous Card. I love everything about this my friend. Your creations are always mind blowing. Thanks for inspiring.

    Hope you have a wonderful Weekend.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  21. Lisa this is really Beautiful!! The embossing layers and sentiment will really be a wonderful encouragement for your friend ;)

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  22. So pretty! Every time you post I'm thinking to myself I need those spellbinders. Have a great weekend!!

    Hugs

    Tara

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  23. My sweetest friend, this is absolutely gorgeous! The colors are beautiful. I especially love the embossed white background and the stunning focal point. I need to work on my inking eventually.. yours is always so perfect. :o) The sentiment is so lovely and will bring strength and hope to your friend's heart. And there they are again.. my beloved decorative labels 8! **dreamy sigh** Stunning creation as alway, my dear Lisa. This will be such a blessing. It even is to ME! After a very long week, it is nice to see and enjoy this masterpiece. I hope you have a beautiful weekend! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  24. Lisa, your card looks amazing. I LOVE your sponging, your layering...everything! :)
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs and smiles

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  25. What a beautiful, beautiful card. This is such a lovely way to lift the spirits of someone who is down. I know your friend will treasure this always and be touched by your sweet gesture.

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  26. This is beautiful!! I'm sure it will be an encouragement!

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  27. Beautiful card Lisa. I love the embossing and the simple floral mixed with the music notes. Have a great weekend friend.

    Cheri
    DJ's Sundries

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  28. This card is beautiful Lisa - it will certainly give your friend a boost. Have a great weekend

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  29. Hi Lisa ,

    this card is very beautiful . Love the layering and
    the embossing .

    Have a nice weekend Jenny xx

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  30. Hi Lisa ,

    this card is very beautiful . Love the layering and
    the embossing .

    Have a nice weekend Jenny xx

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  31. Simply gorgeous card Lisa, love it!

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  32. Soo totally beautiful!! I love the layers, the colors, and the gorgeous bow! I a, sure your friend is going to treasure this card!

    Can't wait to see what all you make that's Halloween themed!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Hugs,
    HL

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  33. Lisa the way you but all your design elements together amazes me so stunning. Adore that Tim Holtz flower stamp. Have a great weekend. Karen

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  34. Sweet Blend, this is such a marvelous card. I love the embossing you used with the wonderful stamped image. The music notes and beautiful bow are really delightful. I am sure this will work to cheer up your friend, for sure.
    Hope you have a spectacular weekend!
    :O)
    Jessica S

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  35. How nice of you to make such a beautiful and special card for your friend!
    Pam

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  36. Lisa what a wonderful friend you are, whoever is going to be receiving this is going to very so very blessed and feel so very love when they receive this beautiful card. I so love the way you have added the music paper so softly. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.. I am so blessed to be one of your many blogger friends.. Hugs

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  37. Lisa, what a beautiful, elegant uplifting card!!! Your friend will appreciate receiving this, it will do her heart so much good to know you care and support her!!!!!!!!!

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  38. Hi my Fabulous Friend,
    Yes!You are BACK!LOL.What a lovely,beautiful, inspiring and uplifting card!Lovely embossing gorgeous ribbon!and of course lets not forget the Sentiment,which states love,support,care and heart!
    Love that!Your friend will love this card,just as I do!Your a wonderful and sweeet friend!Oh!and let's not forget FABULOUS!!Till the next one...which will be a halloween Theme.I am excited!
    Have a Blessed day my friend,
    Migdalia

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  39. Beautiful card Lisa, this is sure to send your friend support! Carri~Abusybee

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  40. Gorgeous card.love the red it really pops out so beautiful on white embossing.

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  41. Oh what an elegant card Lisa!!!! The embossing is fabulous!!!!!! Love this creation !!!!!

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  42. This is gorgeous Lisa and I love the sentiment too :D

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  43. Lisa, this is just gorgeous! I love the red and white!

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  44. Beautiful, lve the colors and the image is beautiful.

    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    Email Me

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  45. Gorgeous card Lisa!! Love the inking and emblossing.

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  46. i actually said WOW outloud. loooove this card. :)

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  47. Great sentiment! Thanks for playing along with the Dies and/or Punches challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

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  48. Wow, Lisa, what an amazing card!! Love the red and this will be such a lovely encouragement to your friend. ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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