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Hi! Today brings yet another great opportunity to show you one of my older designs which I've updated/recycled. Since my machine is waiting for it's replacement handle to arrive, what better way to fill this blog post than with projects I love and that you haven't seen before. Check it out:

This is a window card actually. The contour of the flower is die cut on the card front. The card closes perfectly and when closed one would think the flower is adhered to the card front. I used the ribbon to not only embellish but also to create a stem for the flower. And because this is a CAS card, I finished it with a sentiment. This spanish sentiments say in English: "I Love You a Lot", "Lots of Thanks" and "Happy Anniversary".

- Carnation Creations

- Blossom Two
- Rose Creations
Shery K. Designs paper: Soft Pink
Stampendous: Spanish Greetings
Memento dye ink in Tuxedo Black
Colorbox pigment ink in Orchid
Merletto pearl and crystal stickers
Merletto paper twine in Lilac
Bazic two sided tape and mounting tape
Other generic materials
Heavy weight paper in White and Red
Gold paper
Linen paper in White 
Red and gold ribbon

Do you like them as much as I do? I really really enjoyed sharing these with you today! Let me know what you think. I'll be back tomorrow with the cutest Valentine's Day project ever!

This card is participating in:

CASology Blog

Gold flower card:
2nd Vertical Row
Two word sentiment ("Con Cariño")
3D items (flower) 
Something shiny (gold paper) 
Aud Sentiments

Clean & Simple
Craft Hoarders Challenge Blog

Cartão Vermelho 
Docerela Blog 

Die cutting
Cute Card Thursday Blog


  1. These are all fabulous, and perfect for this week's CASology challenge. Thanks so much for playing along.

  2. All three are very pretty! Thanks for joining us again at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  3. I love how the flowers are framed with the card front for the 3d look. beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

  4. I love the cards, wish you would have shown one open as well. I like window cards, but I get stumped on how to finsh the inside. Can't wait for tomorrow.

  5. Glenda & Christy thank you for your constant visits and kind comments!

  6. Thanks Blue Rose! I´ll try to take pictures of the inside of the cards. And yes, later today you´ll see the Valentine´s post and a surprise!

  7. BINGO! - well done! This is gorgeous! The CAS design, the incredible 3D flower, love the ribbon for the flower - delightful Graciellie!
    Thanks for sharing your project & creativity with us.
    ~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments: #100 "Bingo"
    RubberMAD (

  8. some more beautiful cards! Thanks for playing at Craft Hoarders!

  9. Hi again, beautiful cards, thanks for playing along with CHAC.

  10. Very clever and beautiful designs! Love the cut out and the gorgeous flowers! Thanks for showing more of your style at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  11. I love who you cut a hole to have the layered items poke through! Perfecto! Thanks for joining us for our very first challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  12. Pretty BOLD and amazing!!! Lovely, alot of dimension!

    Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  13. love the cards and all the layered flowers peeking through, great concept... Thanks so much for joining in with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous.

  14. Wonderful cards. Thank you for joining us this week at Docerela Creations.


  15. Very pretty card. I'm so excited that you joined us for the launch of Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog. I hope you come to play often! Ginny from Polly's Paper : )

  16. So lovely! Thank you for another great creation, I love your cards. Very stylish! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments. Love MC at

  17. These are gorgeous CAS cards and I love that they adhered from the insides.Thank you for playing with Aud Sentiments this week.


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