Thursday, October 21, 2010

Success card.

It's exam season around here and that means one thing - success cards. It's the custom that when candidates are taking the National exams every year between October and November, family and friends will send what is commonly known as a success card. It's basically a note of good will and an offer of support.
I have several cousins and young friends doing exams this year and I am not one to send store bought cards. So this is the perfect excuse to do what I love most.
I made this card using a sketch from Stamping 411.
This card is for a boy hence the color choice and I made this quilled flower for a bit of drama.
quilling up close.
The sentiment was made by stamping the individual letters with an alphabet stamp.

Also for the following challenges;-
Stamping 411- sketch 173
Florishes Timeless Tuesday- make the sentiment the main focus.
Anything goes challenge- black and white
One stictch at a time- embellish it with your favorite things- quilled flowers.
Craftalicious challenges- anything goes
Tuesday throwdown- Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday- anything goes
Thanks for looking and drop me a note, I love your feedback.

14 comments:

  1. What a lovely idea to do 'success' cards - and the colours you have used are gorgeous!

    Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday - good luck!

    Leanne xx

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  2. What a nicely handmade rolled flower

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  3. What a great idea to send success cards, love positive thoughts.Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. this week

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  4. A lovely card - and I love those quilled flowers especially!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

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  5. Fabulous card i love the quilled flowers. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious for our challenge this time. luv gina xx

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  6. What a great card!!! Love those flowers!!

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  7. Hiya

    lovely card gorgeous quilled flower, thanks for entering my candy goodluck
    Joey.x

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  8. Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious. Hugs Tracy x

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  9. Fantastic Success card Jackie! I hope the receiver for the card will have a great success for the exams!
    Thank you for playing along the FTTC with us.

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  10. Great success card. Love the quilled flowers. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  11. Fabulous card, love all the quilled flowers, they must have taken ages!
    Thansk for joing us over at AG. Lynne x

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  12. Fab card and what a great idea :)

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday :)

    Carol x

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