Monday, June 5, 2017

I Didn't Forget...

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This card was made for a family member who's birthday I really did not forget, but it occurred right at the time we were busy with the funeral and such things...  I think she may excuse it's late arrival.


I started with a card from a Prima Journaling pad, trimming off the top corners to make a tag. I mounted it offset onto a small piece of dark card, and sponged the other edges with ink. 


Before it was layered onto the base  I stapled two pieces of organza ribbon onto it.


I computer generated and printed the start of the sentiment onto a pale green vellum and gold embossed it, and attached to to the base with vellum tape.


The balance of the sentiment I printed inside the card.
The finishing touches were the green rhinestones.

The last few days I have found very hard, so please excuse me if I have not visited you recently.

I am linking this to:
(Butterflies travel)

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34 comments:

  1. Fun sentiment when we forget or wishes get delayed for the birthday! :) Really sweet card Maxine! :)
    Hugs
    Suchi xx

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  2. Love that you added a large tag to your card making it the star of the show. Great idea for the sentiment too. Better late than never as they say! Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies Wynn DT

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  3. Hi Maxine, hope you are getting over the bumps of life. I'm sure your card will be appreciated and understandably delayed. Love the sentiment you added in the centre. Have a wonderful week... Megan

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  4. Oh Maxine - I am sorry you have been finding it so hard, but know it is part of grieving - sending you a {{{hugs}}} and praying my friend! Such a lovely card and love the sentiment - well done - with all you have going on! {{{hugs}}}

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  5. A wonderful card - I love the quote! SUPERRRRRR!!
    Happy new week dear Maxime!

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  6. This is just lovely Maxine! I really love the sentiment set and gorgeous use of the tag. A favorite trick of all times. Big hugs to you, Autumn

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  7. Lovely Maxine and an appropriate sentiment....xx [aNNie]

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  8. Maxine, your creativity shines through on this! Love it!!! And of course, I need that birthday sentiment set... since I'm almost always late. ;)

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  9. Clever idea with the sentiment and the gold embossing. Gorgeous card and I suspect your friend did not mind at all x Hope today is a better day? xxx Thinking of you x

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  10. I am sure your relative loved her card Maxine, who wold not with those beautiful Butterflies. And Tinker looks like a lovely new companion.

    B x

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  11. I can't quite read the script on your tag but I like the look of it, and of course, I always like butterflies.I love the sentiment you generated by computer. I am sure your friend will love it to, and understand entirely why it has arrived a little late. A great card. Kate x

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  12. Awesome Maxine. A very pretty card. Love the sentiment. What a great idea to print onto the vellum and emboss. Perfect

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  13. Think it will be oke...by seeing this elegant and beautiful vintage card!! Hugs, Gerrina

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  14. I love the greeting you came up with--I didn't forget, I'm just prolonging the celebration. You are totally forgiven and hey it snuck in on time anyway. You take care of you, Maxine. We'll be here doing our thing.

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  15. HI Maxine, this is so pretty and I like how you combined the two colours. Thanks for sharing at the Crafters Cafe, CarolG

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  16. Hi and welcome to are Challenge this month.Thank you for sharing your project with us good luck with your entry hope to see you again soon hugs Sue DT xx
    http://deliciousdoodleschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. A very pretty card and I love the inspired message you have included. I continue to hope for sunny days in your life, thinking of you, Anne x

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  18. A very pretty card. Thank you for joining us over at Scrap & Craft Inspiration. Good luck!
    Regards
    Suzi

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  19. Stunning work. Love this.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/


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  20. You will be forgiven for the lateness of this beautiful card! I love that sediment! Sending lots of hugs to help you through the tough days, Maxine. Darnell

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  21. Your card is gorgeous Maxine! I am sure your friend will love it! especially with this sentiment that is super! Sending you lots of hugs, xoxo Olga

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  22. What a wonderful belated birthday card, Maxine! Although I doubt she minded at all.

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  23. Gorgeous card and I love the sentiment. I may have to borrow the idea... that's so much better than saying 'I forgot'or 'I'm late'!

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  24. Stunning card, love the embossing! Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Melanie DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/...

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  25. A really beautiful tag card Maxine and what a lovely sentiment. Sending you Big Hugs. Barbxx

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  26. I love this card and am amazed at the gold embossing on the front. Do you have a laser printer? m I have never tried printing and then embossing but I only have an inkjet so am put off somewhat.
    You really are in my thoughts and prayers and I am so pleased to see you posting. The last few weeks must have been very hard for you - I just hope your card making and blogging helps pass the time and allows you to drift off into a quiet little world of your own.
    Sending Gentle Hugs & Blessings
    Neet xx

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  27. lovely
    Thanks for playing along with Scrapper's Delights Blog Challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
    hugs debo dt ( https://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.be/2017/06/june-challenge-blog-67-winners.html )

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  28. Maxine, this is gorgeous! Love the soft palette and the sentiment inside and out is fabulous!! I'm sure given the circumstances, they will feel very blessed indeed to receive your gorgeous card at all!! Hope things are going okay. It can't be easy and I send loads of love and happy thoughts to you these early days. Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  29. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Anything Goes optional twist Transport" challenge.

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  30. Absolutely stunning! Hugs, Fran

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  31. Wooww
    I love the tag card you made
    and especially Computer generated sentiment
    how could you embossed in Gold
    wooww you must be having a trick?
    love the great embossed there so tidy Miss Maxine
    adorable card always
    hugs
    Monika

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  32. Lovely card...

    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Anila DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/...

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  33. Gorgeous. Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!

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  34. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional use your favourite colour” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)


    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…

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Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog - may your day be blessed. Any comments you may leave are deeply appreciated. All comments are moderated and spam deleted. Maxine D