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A Flower for Crystal

Crystal is my oldest daughter and her birthday was yesterday - she is 24 now. I don't know how the time goes by so fast! Here is the card I made her:

I made the flower by cutting out three SB flower dies and then peeling the two smaller sizes so I had 5 layers. Then I sponged the edges with TH Wild Honey, wet the layers and then scrunched them up a bit. After they were dry, I used a stylus to curl them up. I embossed the bottom layer of my card with some wild honey on the ef. Love how it came out - hope she does too.

Hugz! I promise to catch up on what everyone has been making soon! I can't wait to see it all.


  1. What a gorgeous flower and the background embossing is so pretty too! Happy Birthday to your daughter! My YOUNGEST turned 40 this year, so YIKES to the years flying by! Uh-huh! LOL

  2. Wow! Nancy, this is gorgeous and I'm SURE your Crystal will love it. Beautiful job with the flower.

  3. Gorgeous Nancy. Tell her Happy birthday. - Jim

  4. This is so gorgeous Nancy, I love the big flower and the embossing
    Kevin xx

  5. WOW!! This flower is really dimension-ally gorgeous!!! I love the texture in the background as well!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
    My Blog: Stamp Smiles

  6. What a beautiful card, that flower looks amazing!!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  7. An absolutely stunning card Nancy, I love your gorgeous flower and beautiful embossed background - I bet Crystal loved her card.

  8. gorgeous flower and card, Nancy. Love the sponged flower edges.

  9. Gorgeous card Nancy! I have always loved the look of vintage looking flowers and handmade ones are the loveliest because you create them with love. This is a beautiful card and I'm pretty positive your daughter will love it. Wishing her a happy birthday!
    Thank you so much for all of your wonderful comments on my blog and SCS posts. You're very sweet! Have a fabulous Thursday!!

  10. so gorgeous nancy.i love the opulent gold colour and your flower is fabulous ;D

    xx coops xx

  11. Your daughter must have loved this card. It is soooooo pretty. That flower is to die for.

  12. Gorgeous!! I know you daughter loved it too!

  13. 24! My goodness, does that mean we are aging, too?? LOL

    This rose looks real, Nancy. You did a fab job on it, and I'll bet Crystal loves it. Happy birthday to your dear girl!

  14. Happy Belated Birthday to Crystal!!! This is exquisite. Your flower looks amazing girl!!!
    Miss you so much and love you tons!!! Thanks for sticking with me on my blog. Please know that I think of you often. There are times I am so stress out, I can't think and just can't visit. I had not slept a full night for 3-1/2 months but I am better now. I will explain another time. But please know I appreciate your love and friendship always.
    Bear Hugs,


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