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March 17, 2015

TUB QUEEN






Congrats on the Bathroom Reno! 


Sometimes we have those special congrats that come along in life. When the lady of the house finally gets her long-awaited bathroom renovation, it is definitely cause for celebration!

Amid all the chatter about teal coloured towels and homemade bath salts, the wheels in my head were turning. To share in my sister's joy of her newly completed bathroom, I designed this card, complete with shiny bubbles.






This view  shows the many layers and a peak at the inside.

Card size is 6"w x 4-1/2"h.









Inside

As usual, I created the front sentiment and verse inside in Word, and changed the type colour to teal. I like the effect of using a matching font colour on my cards.




The waves are embossed using a smaller folder from Darice. The waves just happened to be exactly the right length for my card. Don't you love it when that happens!

For the final touch, I added the cute little rubber duckie. Even a queen needs one of these little guys! (But mostly, I liked the hit of yellow.)

Cartridges Used

A Child's Year - girl in tub and yellow duck
Elegant Edges - frame and frame border on front



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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!