Good morning everyone,
Today's card is one of the many Thank You cards that I need to make. It seems I never have enough on hand. I saw that Verve is having a little challenge for guest diva and I am submitting this. The "Get Your Diva On" link is here. It's not too late for you to try too!
This Verve flower from the Great Friend set was just screaming to me to take out some silk ribbon and make some French knots in the center. I have a stash of hand dyed silk ribbon in bitty lengths and used various colours for this flower. I stamped the flower on two different patterned papers from the Graphic 45 Once Upon a Springtime 8X8 paper pad, cut out and then did the French knot sewing and layered the two flower sizes with dimensional foam. Love stamping directly onto patterned papers, instant visual texture! The center panel has distressed edges and I stitched two rectangular panels together.
I layered the Verve Thank You from the Dream Big stamp set onto another Graphic 45 sheet from the same pack. The lace is some that I have in my growing stash and I just ran a length of the tape runner over the card front, pleated the lace as I was positioning it and then ran the sewing machine over it.