Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Happy Birthday Yvette

It was my lovely sister's birthday on the weekend and the whole family gathered at her place to celebrate. I was feeling a wee bit under the weather (kidney infection, resistant to first dose of antibiotics, so I was drugged out on pain meds and much stronger second antibiotic) but since I wasn't contagious I went along rather than sit in misery by myself at home. And I couldn't go along without a handmade card, made especially for her. In my brain-addled state, I decided the best option was to CASE myself (why does that always sound a bit rude??). So I took THIS card and made it this:

I just used the reverse side of the paper and it became a completely different card! I also added some Sahara Sand shadows to the stamped Poppy Parade flowers to make them 'pop' a little bit more, and the greeting is from another Sale-a-Bration set, Elementary Elegance. My sister has always been a fan of the colour red, so this version was much more 'her' than my original. We had a lovely birthday lunch!
...and the kidney infection is now on the mend, so it's all good :o)


  1. Marelle this is such a beautiful card!
    I'm loving the new DSP :)

  2. Marelle, the red colour palette on this card using that stamp looks gorgeous! Sorry to hear you've been unwell but great that you're now feeling better. Helen Cooke

  3. Just gorgeous, love it as much as your original. Hope you're getting better!

  4. Kathy Reeves1/2/12 4:56 pm

    Gorgeous Marelle. I love it! Nothing like caseing yourself! lol

  5. What a beautiful card Marelle! LOVE it! I bet your Sister did too! :)

  6. beautiful card & i love that stamp set xo

  7. That is so elegant - just gorgeous! Glad to hear you're on the mend.



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