WMSC#95-Roses in Bloom Get Well

I needed a Get Well card for my aunt and this weeks Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge #95 has a wonderful sketch by Karin Akesdotter.  Here is her great sketch:
The flower on the sketch stood out to me right away and since my aunt loves roses, Waltzingmouse Roses In Bloom stamp set seemed to be the right choice for this card.
I have always wanted to try stamping an embossed pattern on an entire front of my card, and finally got around to it today.  It does take a while since I stamped and then embossed each flower, masking each one off before continuing with the next flower.  It does give a very pretty effect with the shiny white embossing.  I  diecut a PTI Tag Sale #3 and stamped it with a Waltzingmouse Fancy Phrases sentiment in Sweet Blush ink.  I added a lace and pearl trim onto the tag and another rose stamped and cut in four layers and popped up with dimensionals.  For the top of the card I used more lace and some saddle-stitch ribbon to match.  The last touch, and one I LOVE is the new jute twine I got from the Ribbon Carousel.  Doesn't it match the Sweet Blush cardstock nicely?  I love the look of twine and now I have a ton of colors that matche my cardstock.  Thaks for taking a look at my Get Well card. 

16 comments:

Pretty card Cathy and I love the lace border at the bottom of your tag.

Gorgeous! I love all the dimension in your rose and the background of embossed roses! The lace and pearls are such a perfect touch!

Jeanne J said...

Hi Cathy! This card is gorgeous! I love that beautiful background you created - and then that tag with the lace, twine bow and layered flower... drool! Gorgeous!

Artisant said...

Candy sweet !!! I love candy pink and love the pearls..nice touch !! Perfect card !!-Aneta-

Joyce said...

Wow--this is just so pretty. I love all the little touches, including the individually stamped and embossed flowers. This will certainly cheer up your aunt and help her get well. Now, I want twine in every PTI color, too.

Pauline said...

Sooo pretty Cathy! Delicate and beautiful, a real delight!

This is so pretty, Cathy! I love the embossing and all of the blush elements you used are gorgeous together!!

Anne-Elise said...

Beautiful card! Love the pink color and the pretty tag with the flower, the lace and the pearls! Just gorgeous! I'm your new follower!

Marybeth said...

Oh, wow! Looks like your hard work paid off, because this is just gorgeous. The lace trim with the pearls are such a pretty touch. Love the color of twine and the way you tied it. Very elegant card!

So pretty in pink! love the rose background stamping and the layered rose on top!

Carla said...

when you get this card you are better in a minute! Great! Nice soft colors! Love from Holland.

Kelly S. said...

Beautiful, Cathy! I love how you stamped the background in white and then added the pink rose...and the perfectly matched twine :)!! Such a lovely get well card!!

Kim said...

Cathy, beautiful card! So soft and feminine...I really love the addition of the white lace, so stunning.

Lenet said...

Absolutely beautiful!! love your stamping. Thanks for joining us at WMSC

Savitri said...

BEAUTIFUL card!! love the flowers and subtle gorgeous colours!!

Susan said...

This is absolutely fabulous! I love the background you created. LOVE it. And the softness of the card with the lace and jute is so beautiful.

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