Friday, 6 March 2009

Guava & olive Folder Set


Today's project is a set of note cards & envelopes in a folder I made for my dear friend Robyn's birthday In December (smiling & waving hi ya Rob). This set is similar to this one, but I changed the folder to give more room for the cards & make it free-standing. This set reminded me (again) how much I'm going to miss this year's in colours, as there are so many in there.The flower images are a combination of 'Pick a Petal' (which I'm overjoyed is not retiring) & True Friend' (hopefully returning) sets. The colours are guava, ruby red, really rust & olive & the papers are 'Fall Flowers' & 'Olive Prints'. Thanks again to Sarah for sharing your butterfly card idea in these cute cards & to happy2stamp4ever on Splitcoast for the tulip card I saw in this gorgeous set.The flower on the cover was stamped in guava on whisper white cut out & raised on dimensionals. The stem is always artichoke grosgrain ribbon & the button is ruby red (Earth Elements pack - also retiring) I've tied the box with groovy guava double stitched ribbon. The inside flaps are held closed with olive brads.If you have any questions about the folder or cards, or would like to order any of the items I used, just e-mail me at colourmehappy@optusnet.com.au.
Have a great weekend everyone.
Cheers
Di
PS: I made another version of this folder with Eastern Blooms & Bali Breeze paper for my last class on the 28th. I'll show you that version soonish.
PPS: Both the 'Fall Flowers' & 'Olive Prints' paper packs are on sale for $8.96 per pack & Groovy guava ink pads are also on sale for $7.46 until sold out (or the end of this month).
Supplies:
Stamps: Pick a Petal, True Friend (Spring Mini), Think Happy Thoughts, Short & Sweet, It's Your Birthday (Retiring)
Card: Note Cards & Envelopes, Groovy guava, old olive, whisper white, really rust
Paper: Fall Flowers (Retiring), Olive Prints (Retiring)
Ink: groovy guava, really rust, old olive, ruby red
Accessories, groovy guava double stitched ribbon (retiring), always artichoke grosgrain ribbon, silver brads, olive brads
Tools: Punches – large & small ovals, scallop circle, 1 3/8 & 1 ¼, ½ inch circles, word window, boho flowers (Spring Mini)

5 comments:

Chrissie said...

I love this set Di... it is sooooo pretty! I am so going to miss Guava :(!

Robyn said...

This is gorgeous Di! I would never have thought to combine these colours but they look so pretty together! TFS!!

LeAnne said...

I always loved this color combo and your cards are fabulous! I am so bummed we don't have Groovy Guava any more in the states :(
LeAnne

Andrea said...

Gorgeous set. I love the Guava with the Olive. Will definitely try it! And I'm happy to say that I just ordered the Pick a Petal set & it should be arriving early this week.`

Ryemilan said...

Absolutely beautiful card set Di!

Cheers,
Sam.

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