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Faux window blossom card

Hello there! First of all I want to thank everyone who gave me direction on my Grand Calibur issue. You were all very encouraging, positive and helpful. Thanks so much! I ended up being replied by customer service through email, and Karen Haas, who has helped me with any questions about purchases before, told me they would send me a new handle free of charge. That’s right! You girls helped me keep it together!

Now let’s talk about cardmaking. The card for today is a 2 or 3 year old project (yep!) that I found through my stash of stuff. It is a valentine’s card in unconventional colors. It’s refreshing even for me, because I’ve been using the same palette lately. Here it is:

Materials
Shery K Designs Paper: Honey Bee, Antoinette
Spellbinders:
– Scalloped Square Small

– A2 Matting Basics
– Classic Label Four
– Rose Creations
– Grand Calibur die cutting machine 
Marvy Uchida Butterfly Punch
Ranger Distress ink in Old Paper
Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black
Stampendous Stamps: Spanish Messages
Grand Calibur die cutting machine
Bazic: two sided tape, mounting tape
Merletto Stickers
Other generic Materials
3/8″ gross grain ribbon in Cream
Heavy weight white paper
Linen white paper
Fused string pearl beads

Do you like it? Never thought I would rescue an old card and like it in the present. Because usually we develop a ‘better’ style through the years and end up not liking our older cards. But this one I like a lot. 

Because of the weather here (hell summer forever) the layers had to be reinforced, the glue of the two sided tape seems to dry because of the temperature. But overall it is so well preserved, and I did not keep this older cards in a special box or so. They are true survivors! LOL I guess I can say a good thing came out from the breaking of my machine’s handle…

Let me know what you think. And would you rescue an old project of yours?

This card is participating in:
Our Daily Bread
Vintage Chic
Craft Hoarders Challenge Blog
The Inspired Challenges Blog
Crafty Mojo Blog

Ladybug Crafts Blog

Jo’s Scrap Shack Blog
Fairies Challenges
Digi Designs Challenge Blog
JellyPark Challenge Blog
Kitty Bee Designs Blog
Nice
Naughty or Nice Blog
Melonheadz Friends Blog
Mema’s Crafts Blog

Challenge #100 – Bingo
2nd Vertical Row
Two word sentiment (“Con Cariño”)
3D items (flower and butterflies) 
Something shiny (crystal stickers) 
Aud Sentiments