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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Bon Anniversaire Mon Ami

Happy Thursday!! I hope you are having a great week!! My parents' anniversary is next Wednesday and each year I get recruited by both to make a card for the other. So this is the card for my Dad to give my Mom :)


All of the paper is from My Mind's Eye Madison Avenue stack, except for the white heavy cardstock base, which is from Canvas Corp. The base of the card is a Spellbinders Grand Rectangles, embossed with the Cuttlebug Plum Blossom embossing folder and then lightly brushed with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. The next layer is a Spellbinders Grand Labels Four. The frame is a Spellbinders Labels Eighteen, with a smaller Labels Eighteen used for the cut-out. The edges were inked with Victorian Velvet. The corner designs are from Spellbinders French Frills set, with gems added. The Eiffel Tower is also from French Frills, adorned with more gems.


The label is also from French Frills, stamped with Just Rite Stamps Ooh La La French Frills stamp set in Victorian Velvet. "Bon Anniversaire Mon Ami" is from Just Rite's Shabby Chic Labels Four stamp set. The middle portion was popped up with foam tape for dimension.


The ribbon is from May Arts. The button and love charm are from Hobby Lobby.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Anything Goes
  2. Sunday Funday #3 - Linky Party
  3. Simon Says Stamp and Show - Inspiration Francaise
Thanks so much for stopping by!! Have a great day :)

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63 comments:

DebC said...

WOW Lisa this is gorgeous!! You really do a beautiful job!
Deb C
bugjuiced

Crafty Moni said...

Your card is so pretty and elegant. I love the colors:) Your mom is going to love her card!

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Monica L.

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Lisa, this is so elegant.. love those soft colors, the embossing, the bow, charm just the whole details to your card is gorgeous.....
TFS - enjoy your lovely day~

Annette said...

Lisa, this is stunning. Love the bow and bling:)

Annette
My Mind's Dust Bunnies

Diane said...

Oh my Lisa this is stunning!! The bling on the tower is a perfect addition....beautiful creation, you should enter this in the Simon Says challenge (it is the first Simon Says challenge listed on my blog)as this week it is Inspiration Francaise...good luck!!

Gerda said...

WOW Lisa, this is beautiful!!!! Love all of the details!!!!!!
Gerda.
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Bea said...

Tres Jolie Lisa - I am sure that it will be well received

Rhonda Emery said...

gourgeous card. love it. hugs

Gwen said...

This is just breathtaking!! So many layers and so much detail, just beautiful!!!

snappy scrappy said...

This is so gorgeous!!! Love it...so elegant!! Lee-Ann :)

Sarah Biswabic said...

What a beautiful card Lisa! Your Mom will love it! Your friend, Sarah

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is fabulous Lisa, I like all the gems on the tower, the embossing and the charm.
Kevin xx

Unknown said...

So so pretty! Your mom will love it. I love the colors!


Tara
Craftin Desert Divas

DIANA L. said...

Absolutely Gorgeous!! Very Romantic and fun. That is one of my fav MME papers. I love the little love charm you added. I should make my hubby one for our upcoming Anniversary next week
Thank you for joining my DL.ART ANYTHING GOES November Linky Party
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

VanessaB said...

oh wow! the pink and grey and black and bling... so pretty!!!

Unknown said...

Such a gorgeous card!! I love the colors & all the details - FABulous!

Donna said...

Beautiful card! Your Mom will love it. Thanks for visiting my blog!

Jovan said...

WOW...this card is so BEAUTIFUL!

Karen said...

Oooh, you're using the coordinating Just Rite stamps! :o) It's sheer perfection for this stunning card. Of course your parents recruit you... they know it'll be the best, and most gorgeous card they could give the other. :o) I love every single layer, with the beautiful embossing and popped up center with the Eiffel Tower nestled inside. The plethora of rhinestones is GORGEOUS. Marvelous work as always, my talented friend. She is going to LOVE this! :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Karon said...

Stunning Lisa - love all the layers and the colours and the details. TFS

http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

katieo said...

Stunning card Lisa. Your mom will treasure this card. I love those label dies

paperpapier said...

absolutely gorgeous card, Lisa!! Love the Eiffel Tower, pretty pink and white colour combo...what a sweet card!
Heaney

A Casa di Ale said...

Ciao Lisa, carinissima la tua card belli gli abbellimenti che hai scelto molto imponente la torre...
Ciao da Ale

Life and Knits said...

Be still my heart! This is gorgeous!!! So pretty...it screams LOVE!!!

Susie

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Well first of all i absolutely lOVE bow and the little tag "love".. how special that they want you to make their cards for them.. and we all know why, you are simply amazing with your BEAUTIFUL cards... i so wish i had just a tad of your talent. i am sure your mom is going to love every special little detail you have added and most of all that you took the time to make it for her, that is so special.. hugs

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

Oh my gosh...your Dad did good!! Seriously, this card is just over the moon gorgeous! The pink, black and cream combo is so elegant and just so fabulous. I love all the tiny, amazing details - this truly needs to go into a frame...gorgeous! Happy Anniversary to your parents!

Kate said...

Seriously that is Stunning. Your mom is going to love this Love the Dies that you used, I just love everything about this card. I can't wait to see what you made for your dad from your mom. Have a Great Evening my friend and Advance Happy Anniversary to your parents.

Cathy said...

Fabulous Lisa!! your Parents must love having their own personal card maker, you are so talented!
cathyplus5

Sherrie K. said...

oh la la!!! Wowee, this is so pretty Lisa! The Spellbinders you used are so perfect together! Great color choices and love the sentiment:) Happy Anniversary to your parents....how special you get to make their cards for each other-super sweet!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Tracey said...

Oh WOZERS!!! This is GORGEOUS!! Look at all those pretty layers!LOVE your colour combo too! Thank so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show :)

Michele Smith said...

Your mother is going to be tickled pink! This is gorgeous and so many little details. Love the tower with the newspaper background, the ribbon and button are just perfect and don't overpower it (I want some of those charms) and the sentiment tag layers are just beautiful with that pink shading and piercing. You are sure to win one of the challenges with this one!

Judy said...

Very beautiful! All your cards have a fabulous design:!! Have a great weekend:)

Unknown said...

Oh my Lisa this is just pure delight!!!!! Love the parisien theme and your design is just stunning!!!!! Wow Love this!!!!!

Christina Griffiths said...

Lovely card and I bet your mum will be thrilled with the design ... we have a Tower here in Blackpool which is a smaller version of the Eiffel Tower xx

jessica said...

WOW!!! Lisa this is incredible!! Such an eye catcher card!! LOVE the colors and the gorgeous LO! Another FAV of mine for sure!!!! Awesome job my friend!
TFS and have a GREAT Friday!!!

scrappinC said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! The colors are fantastic. Love how the colors compliment each other. Have a fabulous Friday my friend.
Hugs,
Cindy Lou

~Tammy~ said...

You are always blowing my socks off! This is just gorgeous! Love this Parisian beauty! Have a great weekend!

Pam said...

What a gorgeous card! Your parents are going to love it!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Beate said...

Wow! Amazing card, Lisa! All the details come together for a gorgeous card.
Have a great weekend!
Hugs and smiles

Sonia said...

Hi my beautiful friend,what a fabulous and romantic card you have made for your dad for the anniversary^_^
Your mum will be tresure it,it's so gorgeous for colors,for Tour Eiffel,for diecuts,all perfect^_^
Yesterday in the afternoon I sent you a gift^_^
I hope arrive soon^_^
Big hug my friend,
Sonia

Melissa Mastandrea said...

Beautiful card! The layers are so pretty and the colors are gorgeous. Great French flair!

Heather Lynn said...

Lisa,
Your card is total gorgeousness!!!! Love the colors and layers! Your mom will love it! Hope you have a great weekend!

Hugs,
HL

tellana said...

This card just speaks 'Love' out loud :)Gorgeous, as always!
Hugs,
Liva ❤

Kathy Salido said...

Such an elegant card Lisa. I love the pink, black and white color combo and all the gems!! Have a great weekend :)

Ashley Nicole said...

Gorgeous. Love the colors. Your mom will love it and so nice you made it for your dad to give.
Ashley

Migdalia said...

Hi my fabulous friend,
Its me M'...this is GORGEOUS!!Very beautiful!!your mom will so love it!The corner designs are very pretty!Did not see that before.Love the soft pink and Bow of course.Have not yet tried the distress technique on the dies but will soon.It's beautiful!!
This is just AMAZING my friend,as always!!!
Till the next one.Have a wonderful weekend my Fab friend,
M'

Yoshiras time to craft said...

Your dad outdid himself with this card for your mom.You are very talented.love the card.Beautiful colors and my fave Eiffel Tower.

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, Lisa! Love the colors and embossing. The bow and rhinestones are so pretty.

Davi said...

Wow Lisa, this is sooo very beautiful! I love you always make the most gorgeous layers and Im sure you most will be so thrilled with it :)

Unknown said...

You sure know how to go all out Lisa!!! Your mother's jaw will drop when she see's this gorgeous card, look at the bling on the Eiffel Tower!!! You have added so much detail, it is stunning and sure suits the occasion... can't wait to see the one you are making from your mom to your dad!!!! Have a super day, hugs

Candy C said...

Lisa, your Anniversary card for your mom and dad is absolutely beautiful! I so love the die cuts that you have used to showcase the Eiffel Tower and lovely Anniversary sentiment in the center. The embossed card in the background also is a lovely touch. I love the pink and white color palette with the touches of brown. A really striking and beautifully done card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Norma said...

Oh my goodness Lisa, this card is extremely beautiful, your parent will love this beautiful card!! OMG! I love all the texture and the layers and the organza ribbon is just lovely with the touch of pink! Have a fantastic Saturday my dear friend!!!
Hugs,
Norma

Larelyn said...

This is simply stunning. What a beautiful work of art and love.
Hugs,
Larelyn

Georgiana said...

Absolutely beautiful. I sure have missed stopping by. Need to scroll thru to see what I have missed.

Stay Creative,
Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Gita said...

Wow, this is such a beautiful card. Love it.

Karen said...

my anniversary was Thursday hope your parents have a wonderful day. You card is so elegant and romantic. Hope you have a good weekend. Karen

Shelly said...

Oh my goodness! This is sensational! the color combo is one of my very favs and the theme is probably my fav! Ahhh Paris....someday!
Your Mom will love her card and Happy Anniversary to them!
Enjoy your day my friend!
Shelly

Esther said...

The layering on this card is gorgeous!!! All the special details too, like the little corner flourishes and the love charm!!!! Yummy creation!!!

Jayne said...

OMG this is just stunningly beautiful.Love it my friend.
Jayne x

gracescraps@gmail.com said...

Such a gorgeous, elegant card!! Your mom will adore this!! Blessings, Tracey

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Cindy Beland said...

WOW this card is sooo BEAUTIFUL Lisa!as always LOVE all the pretty layers and the colors too,just GORGEOUS!!!:)

Lisa said...

Hello Lisa!!!
Your card is gorgeous. It's pretty darn obvious, that a whole bunch of love went into this little masterpiece. I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!
Hugs,
Lisa

Dayna Sabrina said...

Did I comment on this one already? I might have, but it is just so pretty. Shabby chic!

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