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How pretty is this card, huh? This color combination is one I´ve been wanting to use. And for the first time in this blog I´m showing you a card in Spanish! Which is great. It is really hard to find good stamps in Spanish. I found this one after a long search at Stampendous. I love the font also.

This is a gatefold card I decorated with Spellbinders Adorning Squares mixed up with the smallest die of the Delicate Doilies set. And of course I had to add some pearls and crystals (I confess I´m addicted to embelishments!). I happened to find a ribbon 
today that matches perfectly with my Brilliance Pigment Ink in Pearlescent Beige, which is more like sand or latte color.

You know, I have a little son who´s turning three very soon. He´s in that stage... That spontaneous and loud stage:) I love him dearly.  May the Lord protect and bless him in every step of the way and may He give me wisdom to raise him in the best way possible. Having said that, I dedicate this birthday card post to him.



Qué tan bonita es esta tarjeta, ah? Esta combinación de colores es una que he estado queriendo usar. Y por la primera vez en este blog les muestro una tarjeta en español! Lo cual es grandioso. Es muy difícil encontrar buenos sellos en español. Encontré este, luego de una larga búsqueda en: Stampendous. Me encanta la letra también.

Esta es una tarjeta con pliegue de puerta que decoré con Spellbinders Adorning Squares mezclado con el corte más pequeño del set Delicate Doilies. Por supuesto, tenía que agregarle perlas y cristales (confieso que soy adicta a los adornos!). Resulta que encontré una cinta que combina perfectamente con la tinta Brilliance Pigment Ink en color Pearlescent Beige, que en realidad es más como color arena o latte.

Saben, tengo un pequeño hijo que cumplirá tres muy pronto. Él está en esa etapa... Esa etapa espontánea y escandalosa:) Yo lo quiero muchísimo. Pido que el Señor lo proteja y lo bendiga en cada paso del camino y que Él me dé la sabiduría para criarlo en la mejor manera posible. Habiendo dicho eso, le dedico esta publicación de cumpleaños a él.


Não é lindo este cartão, ein? Esta combinação de cores é uma que tenho querido usar. E por primeira vez neste blog mostro para vocês um cartão em espanhol! O que é de mais. É muito difícil encontrar bons selos em espanhol. Encontrei este, depois de uma longa procura em: Stampendous. Gosto da letra também. 

Este é um cartão com dobragem de portão que adornei com Spellbinders Adorning Squares mixturado com o corte mais pequeo do set Delicate Doilies. E é claro que tinha que adicionar pérolas e cristais (confeso que sou adita a enfeites!). Resulta que encontrei uma fita que combina perfeitamente com a tinta Brilliance Pigment Ink em cor Pearlescente Beige, que em verdade é mais como um cor areia ou latte. 

Sabe, tenho um pequeno filho que vai cumprir tres em breve. Ele está nessa fase... Esa fase espontânea e barulhenta :) Amo muito ele. Peço a Deus que proteja y abençoe ele em cada paso do caminho e que me dê sabedoria para criá-lo da melhor maneira possivel. Tendo dito isto, dedico esta publicação de aniversario a ele.







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Esta tarjeta participa en un Reto / Este cartão participa em um Desafío

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Comments

  1. beautiful!
    Thanks for linking up to Ribbon Carousel!

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  2. How beautiful! I really like your color palette and that fabulous Spellbinders die! :) And a Happy Birthday to your sweet little boy!

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  3. Thank you so much Katie for the kind words! :)

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