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Pink Roses Thank You...

Good Monday morning!  It might be the best Monday of the year!  Sure, sure, I have to go to work right away, but the office is closed on Thursday until the new year.  Actually, it's the best (work) week of the year!  And can you believe it is only 6 more days until Christmas?!?!?!?  I hope you have all your shopping done.  Everything is wrapped and under the tree here, now all I have to do is Christmas baking on Friday - oh how I love Skor shortbread and pecan butter tarts!  I was going to start baking earlier, but between me and my husband we would have everything finished by Christmas :)

I don't know about the rest of you, but making Christmas cards up until the last minute takes the joy out of it.  It feels so great to make something other than a Holiday card!  Pink?  Check.  Flowers?  Check.  Thank you? Check.

I used Clear Dollar Stamp's Roses to Die For digi and paper set:
 Card Ingredients:  Clear Dollar Stamps Digi;  Clear Dollar Stamps papers;  Bazzill and Recollections cardstock;  Prima leaves;  Stampendous! sentiment stamp;  CraftSmart Black and Stampin' Up! Pomegranate inks; Fiskars Threading Water border punch;  Recollections pearls;  Dress It Up button;  We R Memory Keepers Referee baker's twine.  Tools:  sewing machine.

I made this flower card for the following challenges:  I Did It Creations and Poodles Parlour - Thank You;  Sparkles Forum and The Crafty Pad - anything BUT Christmas;  Sketchbook Saturday w Chupa - sketch #42:

Okay, I have to run!!  I am going to be late for work.


Hannelie said…
Hi Deanne!
Thank you so much for sharing this BEAUTIFUL creation with us at IDIC!
Love the colors, the stitching, love absolutely everything about it!
Hope you have a Merry Christmas!
Jacq said…
Hi Deanne,
Oh My Goodness this is Simply Beautiful!!! Love the gorgeous image, the dps, the colour scheme is just gorgeous too. Love the layout and the embellishments, the stitching looks fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hope you have A Merry Christmas and A Happy new Year Deanne.
Hugs Jacqui xxx
Sara I. said…
Stunning card - and I agree, its nice to change it up!! Love the scallop edge at the bottom - really gives the rose pp some depth and the stitching is awesome!
Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!
Annette said…
This is beautiful Deanne, your cards are so distinctive and stunning. Love it.
Annette xx
Leintje* said…
Hey Deanne,
Your cards are always so wonderful and so happy! You always makes them so unique and adorable. I love your card making style!! Especially all the flowers!

Love from The Netherlands,
Dawn said…
Lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad in our Anything but Christmas Challenge this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx
shaz earl said…
Fabulous card!

Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our "Anything but a Christmas card" Challenge

Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

Shaz x
Lynne said…
Your Thank You card is so pretty and elegant.
Karen said…
Such a lovely card hun.
Thank you for joining our Poodles Parlour Thank you theme and good luck.
hugs, Karen. DT.xx
Debbie said…
Gorgeous card Deanne and love your stitching too. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad this week. :)

Merry Christmas xx
Wow, this is a striking design! Love this flower!
Merry Christmas to You and Yours!! xoxo
Tracey said…
Deanne this is just fabulous. I love the gorgeous pink rose and how you've paired it with the black and white twine - perfection.
Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Forum, good luck.