Saturday, January 1, 2011

Yellow Rose

Happy New Year, Everyone!

My husband asked me to make a birthday card for his grandma. She'll be celebrating her 85th birthday in just a few days, and he shared with me that she loves yellow roses.

So, I dusted off this precious Penny Black image that I used for my Christmas cards in 2009 and inked it with Marvy black ink onto X-Press It cardstock. I colored the image with Copic markers.

I wrote 85th with a Memento marker on the tag, and the sentiment is a stamp from Rubber Soul. The patterned paper is from DCWV and is framed with black cardstock. Some lace and a ribbon help complete the card.

Thanks to the current Forgotten Stamp Friday Challenge, FSF04, I remembered having this image.

And, please note...that the blue and yellow color scheme of this card in no way represents my affiliation or endorsement of "that team up north". I just can't stand how well those two colors look least they look pathetic on the football field.

Off to watch the Rose Bowl now. Brings back some good memories ('97).

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