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Friend Gift

A dear friend of mine is moving far away today. My whole family is sad--her boys and my boys played so well together. Our ten-year-olds actually share a birthday, and they have been the best of friends. So I put together a little gift for her of some monogrammed cards. She has been so encouraging to me in my card making, and for some reason, she is a big fan. Love her!
I embossed With Sympathy again in white on SU Brocade Blue cardstock. I wanted to do something a little different with the monogram, so I created a little loopy flag thing out of paper to go underneath. I was channeling Claire for a moment :) Here's a closeup:

Paper: PTI White, SU Brocade Blue, Michael's black
Ink: Versamark, Versafine Onyx, SU Brocade Blue
Stamps: PTI With Sympathy, Trajan Alpha, B&C Monogram Edition
Other: Filigree Embossing Powder, dimensional tape
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  1. this turned out gorgeous! i hate when good friends move away.

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  2. So beautiful Cheryl! I love that blue with the embossed vine! Sorry that your friend is moving...

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  3. So pretty, love the color combo and love that image embossed!

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  4. So pretty! :) Love the embossed vine against the blue!

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  5. Wow, this is sooo pretty!!! The embossing is great, makes me want to get my embossing stuff out!!

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  6. Cheryl LOVE these... they are so pretty!! Sorry your friend is moving...

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  7. I am sorry your friend is moving away, I'm sure you are going to miss her. This is very pretty. I like your color choices.

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  8. Very pretty! I love the paper.

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