There is a fine line between Girlie and Gaudy and I think I may have crossed it today.
I wanted to use the left over negative die cuts from THIS shaker card. I cut two of the Vintage Filigree Layers dies in both pink and white and snipped them into pieced to make it fit around the labels die. Things were rolling along just fine, tho I WAS getting a little pearl happy, but then I looked at the two upper corners and they looked so BARE. I figured they needed some white lace to offset the white at the bottom. Once on, I wasn’t thrilled and just kept adding.
Note to self: REMEMBER – Less is more!! lol!
A dear friend stopped by and dropped off some fresh cut flowers and some amazing chicken dumpling soup from Whole Foods. Since I knew she was coming and would like something over-the-top, I hurried to finish it and gave it to her. She was thrilled. Whew! Now I see that I forgot my standard bit of chalking around the edge. Sigh. (Wait – didn’t I just say less is more?!!)
- Spellbinders dies: A2 Curved Borders; Labels 4; Shapeabilities Inspire Celebration Two, Tea Cups
- JustRite Spellbinders die: Vintage Filigree Layers
- Core’dinations Cardstock – white
- Recollections card and Floral Bunches paper
- Recollections: Boutique Fleur mulberry paper mini roses, lace on a roll, rhinestone stickers, faux pearls
- Copic marker RV04
- The Paper Studio – Gemstones pearl, small, flourish
- Offray Elegant loop flower with pearls
- Aleene’s Tacky Glue
- Misc. flower pearls
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The pink is so pretty, your card is pretty!
Haha, your post made me laugh because I know how that happens sometimes. Not quite right, so you keep tweaking it and then you’re not sure if it’s better or worse! However, I would say this pretty girlie card was just right…and your friend loved it, so that’s proof! Love how you used the leftover die cut bits to make a second card to make your friend’s day!!
Pretty cup and lovely pink elements
All that matters is that you friend was thrilled to receive it! Therefore, it’s a girly card and very pretty. 🙂
I say girly…can’t use too many embellishment on any card…love it.
So pretty…Love all that wonderful pink.
Pretty pretty! Lovely card
Pretty pink card, D. Ann! I think we are all just tired, I made two cards today and threw them both out! Have a Happy Friday and Happy Hopping!
It’s Girldy and it’s beautiful!
Fabulous card! Love all of the feminine detail you added!
Pink is always good 🙂
Beautiful card with great details.
Beautiful card. TFS
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I can see why your friend loved your card. I love the pinks and the pearls. I always have to tell myself to stop adding more…I just keep going and going and going! 🙂
SUPER CUTE girlie card!!!
LOVE your PRETTY pink layers and embellishments, so glad your friend LOVES it too 🙂