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August 20, 2009

Thank You, soft lime and pink





The base for this card is white card stock. Here's a tip: buy a package of 65 or 100-lb. white stock from Staples. I used 65-lb. here. It only comes in 8-1/2 x 11" but it is so reasonably priced, you won't mind it if you end up wasting a little in the cutting process.

The front frame is a print paper in summery colours of pink, green, blue and light orange. I could've used any of those colours to complement the print. I used soft lime letters shadowed with a darker green (in the same tonal hue) and inked the edges of the card in green. It just so happens to match my ribbon perfectly! For definition, I inked the edges of the front panel in pink.


Inside the card, I placed a graphic that I created in PhotoShop. Once again, I used the Bible as my source for the inspirational verse from Psalms. I sponged the card edges all around in the same soft green as the front. The finishing touch is a narrow ribbon simply tied in a knot around the fold of the card, with the tails left long.

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I guess you might call me a "right brainer", loving all things creative. Cardmaking is the perfect hobby for me as it allows me to be totally creative, combining design with poetry or verses I can compose myself. With Christmas being such an important occasion for cardmaking and crafting, I decided to create a separate blog just for Christmas projects. "It's All About Christmas" will host all my Christmas items. "Gracenotes For Today" will still feature items every other occasion of the year. I hope you'll drop by often and stay awhile!