Sunday, February 13, 2011

Thank You Card

20110213_7 I created this thank you card for a co-worker who dropped off a veggie tray and some desserts for us to take to my Mother-in-Law’s Memorial gathering yesterday. The gathering turned out well and there were a lot more people who showed up then we anticipated.

For my card I started with a 4 1/4” X 5 1/2” cream colored card stock base. The images are all from the Nursery Tales Cricut Imagine cartridge. I used one of the new stock images the 2:3 image and sized it to 4” and flooded it with the solid brown from the color pallet. I also used the scalloped rectangle from the stock Imagine images and sized it to 3.8” and flooded it with a pink pattern from the pattern pallet. I had to cut off about 1” from the brown mat. The mushroom image was cut on the Imagine using the layers feature and was cut at 3”. I applied the base layer flat to the card and used some foam tape to add the mushroom cap. I used a double layer of foam tape to add the butterfly at the top of the mushroom. I added the wing layer by applying glue to just the section next to the body so it would pop up a little. The little blue dragonfly was also added to directly to the card. The little pieces of grass were cut using the Create-a-Critter Cricut cartridge and were cut at .8 and .6 inches and were flooded with green from the cartridge color pallet. I inked the edges of the brown and pink patterned pieces lightly with some brown chalk ink. I used my Sakura clear gel glitter pen to add some glitter to the center of the flowers on the mushroom and the butterfly. I stamped a sentiment with the same brown ink I used to ink the edges. For the finishing touch I added some light pink gems to the upper left and lower right hand corners.  Thanks for visiting.


  1. Oh Deanna, this is stunning!!!! : )

  2. Deanna! You're just going to keep trying to make me want to chuck my Expression...aren't you!? This is just soooooo fabulous!

  3. Deanna, this is just too cute!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Judy Garrelts

  4. A very sweet thank you card Deanna!

  5. This card is adorable! Thank you for playing along at Paper Cutz Challenges! I hope you can stop by my blog, check it out and become a follower!

    Kayla at My Scrapbooking Hideaway

  6. Deanna your card is really cute. I love the colors & embellishments you chose. I know your co-worker is going to cherish it. Hugs, Fran

  7. Great card Deanna;
    I love to see what other people are doing with thier "Imagines".
    Very pretty card. Thanks for sharing.
    Have a GREAT DAY!!!
    Bob L.