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This week over on Stamp with us it's a sketch challenge. I needed a birthday card for a friends birthday so here is my entry for this week.

Stampin up products used were:
Stamp Sets - Roses in winter, A Rose is a Rose, Circle of Friendship
Ink pads - Pretty in Pink, Pixie Pink, Old Olive
Papers - Petals & Paisley
Punches - 13/8", 11/4", 1" circles
Other products:
Nestabilities, circles and scallop circles
White cardstock

Stamp With Us with this card.

Comments

Sara said…
Gorgeous as always Kathy. Love the split design - hadn't thought about that. Sara xx
AuroraDawn said…
Wow, that really is a fab card Kathy, love it

Dawn
xXx
Lainee said…
Very colorful and different. That is thinking beyond the square. Well done.
Stamp WIth Us said…
A beautiful card.

Thank you for joining in, we love your creations every week.

XXX
Sara said…
Congratulations on making the Fave Five again this week. Sara xx
simplyfairies said…
How pretty loving your take on this skecth wouldn't have thought to do a gate fold, how clever,,
well done on your fave five spot well deserved!
Kim x
Steph said…
Well done on making the fab five x

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