Sunday 31 March 2019

Made in Minutes

Today feels very special for me because I learnt yesterday that I had won the Twofer Challenge 14. I can't quite believe it, I am so thrilled and humbled as I never think my cards are good enough to win, so thank you for giving me such a boost. Other reasons for today to be special are - it's my birthday, my wedding anniversary and Mothers day! So much in one day, I have been very spoilt. Of course I now have a million thank you cards to do, so here is a start.

This card was made very quickly so it perfectly fits the AAA cards CAS game 137 made in minutes with an optional twist of dry embossing. Here is my card:

I embossed the tulips on a white card panel and then brushed Catherine Pooler grass skirt ink over the tulips gradually fading it out. The panel and the sentiment were then die cut and it was mounted on a dark green textured card base. It probably took about 10 minutes to make.

I really like Catherine Pooler inks, the colours are so vibrant and if you hadn't noticed green is a favourite of mine. I have resisted the urge to add embellishments to it, although it is possible that I might succumb before I post it out.
Here's a close up:

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today, I really appreciate it.


Mac Mable said...

Many congratulations on winning the twofer challenge...I thought your cards where amazing, creative and stunning x
What an eye catching 'green' thank you card with a fabulous embossed row of tulips and the crisp white from the die cut looks great x
Many Happy Returns of the day, Happy Anniversary and I hope all your family and friends have spoilt you today? Sending love and hugs on your 'Very' special day x.

Cat Craig said...

Congratulations on your Twofer win. I was so happy for you to see that you'd won. Well earned! This is such a lovely card. Those tulips look fabulous in green.

Cathy said...

Wonderful card, beautifully CAS, and congrats on the win at twofer, Cathy x

papierelle said...

Amazing!!! Only one color, but the result is wonderful.

Darnell said...

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary and Happy Mother's Day! I love this beautiful QACAS tulip thank you design, Hilary! Green is a favorite of mine, too! You're very welcome for the well-deserved win at Twofer! I'd love to email you about guest designing, but you are a no-reply blogger, so I don't have your email contact. Please email me at darnell dot knauss at gmail dot com so I have your address. Thank you! Hugs, Darnell

Jane said...

Happy everything to you! That's an amazing embossed line of flowers, love it! Thanks so much for playing at AAA Cards, look forward to seeing you join in with future challenges too.

KandA said...

Belated happy birthday, anniversary and mother's day. I LOVE this card, the colour is so fresh and the embossing folder is lovely xx

LucieGCards said...

Many congrats on the challenge win! I love your take on the challenge theme - those embossed flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!