Sunday, 19 February 2012

For my dear friend, B

I have a lovely friend who is as addicted to trees as I am (you probably know exactly who I am talking about). I received a lovely little parcel from her last week containing some Lavinia trees and a pack of their fabulous card. Thank you so much my friend. Very much appreciated. This thank you card has reached it's destination now, so I am safe to post it here. I've sent her a bit of spring sunshine to compensate for that weather they have been having in the fens!
I used Adirondack inks in espresso, lettuce, meadow, sunset orange, sunshine yellow and peach bellini with stamps and ink dusters. The other plants in the foreground are a mixture of Lavinia and Inkylicious stamps. I used white gel pen to highlight the trees and gold to highlight the flowers.
Thanks for looking!

21 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Sally,lots of details here,love the stamps.xxx

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  2. Beautifully serene, Sally - love it. I'm a bit of a tree fiend myself, lol xxx

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  3. Such a lovely scene. Great card Sally.

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  4. oh she will absolutely love it .. i am sure !
    WE have a bot of spring sunshine here today too - but very very cold
    Lisa x

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  5. What a lovely gift to receive, Sally and I'm sure B. will love her trees. I love the light you've created. It's been gorgeous here today, been in the garden, wonderful!!!
    Hope you've had a good weekend.
    Hugs Lisax

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  6. Love all the light and shade Sally and that gel pen makes brilliant snow!
    Val x

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  7. It's me again Sally, thanks for the tip re the stampalot challenge, I've just entered!!
    Val x

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  8. Very pretty card, and lovely colouring. Thank you for your visit and kind comments. Much appreciated. xx Maggie

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  9. This is beautiful Sally, lovely stamps and perfect colouring x

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  10. Oh wow Sally she will just love it. You two are like two peas in a pod lol. This is just brilliant.

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  11. Super scene. I also have a penchant for trees! Fab card . . . like the highlighting you did too x

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  12. You two and trees! I'm slowly getting it LOL! This is beautiful Sally.
    Lynn x

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  13. Oh wow this is totally gorgeous, I am a tree addict too :)
    Anne
    x

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  14. I didn't venture far into blogland yesterday Sally, so apols I am only just here.

    But agree with all the others that you card is gorgeous and beautifully balanced. I am just a little miffed that I got the ink list a little wrong, I didn't see the espresso, but when I take a closer look of course it's there.

    So glad to read that we are not a minority group, in fact we could have our very own challenge coming along one day.

    B x

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  15. Oh Sally, this is gorgeous! I would have it framed in my craft room.
    xx

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  16. Hi Sal

    A stunning make .. .. I am sure the fellow tree loving recipient was well chuffed!!!

    I agree with Katina. It would look wonderful framed!!!

    Love Jules xx

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  17. Your cards are always so beautiful Sally. Love the trees and the colours are stunning.
    Debbie x

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  18. The scenes are my favourites of your cards Sally and I love this one - those trees are amazing! Vicky x

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  19. How lovely! What a beauriful card, love the colours & details, Jx

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  20. From one tree addict to another - truly beautiful :) Have you come across Why Willows Weep:Contemporary Tales from the Woods? I saw it and thought of you :)

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