Thursday, October 28, 2010

A customer request....and a Paper Dolls Challenge #26

Card making is such a stress reliever for me! I love to do it! BUT I love even more making cards for my customers! I have several gals who call and say...I need 5 Thank you cards, I need 4 Birthday's etc! So those custom orders are always so fun!

Here are 2 cards for a customer who picked out her colors from my little swatch book that I carry in my purse! She loves Damask so I knew that would be a hit! She just told me her sentiment needs and I went to work! Here are her cards....

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This one is Melon Berry, Dark Chocolate and Rustic Cream. I love the Damask print with the Canvas IP detail!

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The base on this one is Blueberry Pie! I didn't know how I was going to work with this color combo but I added some Tim Holtz Tea Dye Ink and "vintaged" it up a little! LOL!  I used Jennifer's sketch HERE for this card!  Stop over to the Paper Dolls blog and join us with Jen's sketch challenge this week!

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Thanks for stopping!


25 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Laurie! Both cards are stunning! I'm sure your customers were overjoyed!!! The damask with the vintage-y look is fantastic!

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  2. These are great, Laurie. I LOVE both the Melon and the Blueberry. I think I might have to buy some! The cards really are very pretty.

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  3. Gorgeous cards, Laurie! Love the first one. Your bow are awesome!

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  4. very pretty, love them... :) :) :) :) :) :)

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  5. Gorgeous cards, Laurie. You have a great eye for detail and your cards are always perfect. Great colors.

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  6. Both of these are just gorgeous!!! I love them!

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  7. Beautiful cards, love that damask design :)

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  8. Laurie, these are beautiful! I am with you...love card making...absolutely makes me relax!

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  9. Laurie, as always, you leave me impressed! :) Love these cards. I especially like how you "vintaged up" the Blueberry Sky paper! So classy looking. Well done!

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  10. These cards are so beautiful, Laurie. I love them both!

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  11. These are both so lovely! I love that damask pattern and the black satin ribbon.

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  12. These are so simple yet so elegant. Very nice!

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  13. These are both so pretty! I LOVE the colors she chose and you used them beautifully! Love all the distressing too!

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  14. Laurie they are both STUNNING! She is gonna LOVE them!!!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  15. Laurie these are amazing cards! I just never can think up some a simple uncomplicated design but you manage it so very well! Absolutely love every little detail of them!

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  16. Absolutely beautiful!!!! I just love what you did with the damask stamp....now they are on my list!! I already ordered some saddle stich ribbon so I could make your flowers!! Thanks for enabling me (not that I need much persuasion, lol)...You rock!!!

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  17. Beautiful cards! Love the colors. You did such a cool job making the damask background paper with the linen IP. I'm sure the person who ordered them will LOVE them! Great work!

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  18. These are so lovley Laurie! So so lovely!

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  19. Both of these are beautiful! She'll be very happy with them.

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  20. What a good idea to carry a swatch around with you! I'll have to start doing the same!

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  21. These are both gorgeous cards....I love how you 'shabbied' them up!

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