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Saturday, 7 February 2009

An Oriental Splenour - Star Card




This is a star card made for my mother's birthday, a little while ago. I used Starburst Stains and stamps from The StampMan, by Non Sequetur. Two stamps are from Stamp Addicts. I wrote a line in each page which became a poem, at the end.


Cherry Blossoms
Painted in light.
After the storm through the window,
The Butterflies Dance to
The Music of Life.


I have entered this card into the challenge at Daring Cardmakers, called Oriental Splendour. It is NOT to use red and black (not necessarily oriental colours, anyway) and the colours here are pinks and purples and gold. The cover of the star book is a page of the Far East stack by DCWV, and the cord ties are from my stash. My mum was thrilled to bits with it, and still has it up on at the side of the bed...

7 comments:

Beryl (bik59) said...

I'm not surprised your mum was proud of it. It's a gorgeous keepsake
Beryl x

Christine said...

Frankie, words fail me, I don't know where you get your ideas from, it is absolutely gorgeous, I am not surprised you Mum still has it on show.
Hugs
Christine xx

Claireabelle said...

Wow, this is simply stunning! I bet your mum loved it
x

AliMayes said...

What can I say that hasn't been said Frankie; yet another stunning creation!
Ali xx

Chrissie said...

This is beautiful Frankie and I really like your 'face to face' collage too. You're a very talented lady.

Made with Love x said...

these are lovely.i adore the starburst stains too.infact i love all the moonglow range.
debbie xx

Ann Whitfield said...

Stunning Frankie!
Ann x