Thursday, July 23, 2009

Forever Friends

A very close friend of mine emailed me a message the other day and we were reminiscing about fun times spent when we used to get together during lunchbreak at work...sitting under a big tree on the University campus eating our peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. After our conversation I knew I had to make a card to mail to her. Sometimes geographical distance separates us from our friends, but a true friend is never far from the heart.


I purchased this darling "friends" stamp at Heather's Stamping Haven in Ottawa. I think this is one of my favorite Heather's Stamping Haven stamps. It is so sweet and poignant.

I recently found these gorgeous K&Company patterned papers stack at Michaels. For this card I definitely chose the background papers first and then colored the image to coordinate. And the sheer ribbon was a little piece, about 10 inches long, that was in my ribbon bin. A couple years ago when my mom was moving she gave a sack full of little ribbon scraps from her sewing room. Some of the scraps are just a few inches long (never throw away something that may be of value to you in the future!) The color was perfect on this card.



Card Recipe Ingredients:

Stamp: Heather's Stamping Haven
Designer Paper: K&Company
Ink: Colored with Copic Markers
Accessories: Machine stitching, Martha Stewart eyelet border punch, miscellaneous ribbon and buttons, pop dots.

Speaking of Heather's Stamping Haven, Heather just began a blog for her shop and you can connect to it HERE.

Time to dash off a note on the inside and mail this. I think my friend will get a kick out of this. Miles may separate us but our friendship holds strong.


Cheers!

9 comments:

  1. Hi Jennifer, I just adore all the cards you have been uploading the past while. I also wanted to thank you for always checking in on me and not giving up. You always bring a smile to my face, you are so kind and thoughtful. THANK YOU! :)

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  2. Such a cute card. Thank for the link to Heather's blog...heading over there right now. :)

    Lindastamps

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  3. Beautiful!! Your coloring is just fantastic as always.. Love the paper too, very lovely card!!
    Hugs, Linda

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  4. This is so SWEET Jennifer! Love this image and how you've colored it perfectly to match that beautiful dp!

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  5. Darling card! Great paper to enhance your out of this world coloring. Really liked the story about lunch and "a true friend is never far from the heart" . You ever come my way and I'm all over feeding you pb&j, ok? Sounds better than a fried furwad sandwich, doesn't it??

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  6. Love this card. The image is so cute, too. Looks like you're getting the hang of those Copics. WTG!

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  7. What a gorgeous card! I love that image too, and you have really showcased it here.

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  8. Perfectly DELICIOUS Ms Jennifer!!

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