Monday, June 6, 2011

Pitcher Card

This is the second card like this that I've made.  The first was for Tracy @ CraftJunkieToo's birthday blog hop. This version is very similar... except it features Spanish sentiments.

My boys are friends with some wonderful little boy's in our neighborhood.  I know their Mom's birthday is coming up so we made her this card.  She doesn't speak much English as all, so I thought I'd make her a Spanish card.
I pulled this pitcher from County Life. I welded it so I could make it into an Easel card.  I adore easel cards and used to make them more often... I've been trying to get back into them! :)

Using Bow font, I created the sentiment with Photoshop.  I used Google Translate (because I don't speak Spanish) for both the outside and inside sentiment.  This one say's Happy Birthday. I added some super cute green and white twine around the pitcher.

I cut the flowers for the pitcher in pink, purple and teal. I also added some extra flower layers using an EK Success punch and little yellow flower brads.

How cute is that?? I love how this little card stands up! :)

I added the sentiment using pop dots after punching it with an EK Success Punch called Journaling tags. This sentiment says "Have a wonderful day!" One more flower finishes off the inside. 

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snappy scrappy said...

So cute...I'll bet that she'll love it! Lee-Ann :)

Unknown said...

This is a really cute card. Love that you used your friends native language, I'm sure she will be blessed by your thoughtfulness. Hugs.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

bonita which means pretty in Spanish, I also made a pitcher card recently

Emily said...

Very pretty!!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So sweet! What a thoughtful card!

Crafting Gill said...

This is great i love it thanks for joining Alphabet challenge this week
Gill xx

happyglitzygirl said...

Very nicely done. So nice to see something a little different. Thanks so much for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, blessings Hilde

Georgiana said...

This is one of my favorite cuts on Country Life. Your card is wonderful!

Myrna Marcano said...

Beautiful card and very curious. I really liked.
Thanks for sharing.
Hugs, Myrna

Sonia said...

Hi Cheryl
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL Cheryl!! Love your pitcher card.
Thanks for joining us at ALPHABET Challenge Blog.
Sonia DT

Peggie said...

Very pretty card. How thoughtful of you to use Spanish for the sentiments. Peggie