Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Thank You Card with Mulberry Paper

I was delighted to receive a pack of mulberry paper in all sorts of colours for Christmas.  My aunt shipped them to me from England.  I made a set of thank you cards using a strip of yellow mulberry paper along the bottom.  (I have the most difficult time with colours being accurate in my photos.  The paper really is a soft shade of yellow and matches the yellow stripes of the patterned paper.)  The other papers used were from a pack I got at Costco a couple of years ago.
The T-H-A-N-K signs were cut from George and Basic Shapes and I used Jubilee for the Y-O-U which I welded together.  I used an EK Success punch for the photo corners and the SO much sentiment and punch are Stampin' Up.  I inked the edges of everything (except the mulberry paper) and highlighted all the letters with a Star Dust Gelly Roll pen.  To finish things off, I added a Prima flower with a gem.  I've had these flowers for ages and never used them but think they are just the right touch for these cards. 

I'm now officially finished all my Christmas thank you cards - creating them AND writing them.  Later today, I'll be making a trip to the post office to send them on their various ways!

Challenge entered:
Creative Inspirations: Use something new on a project

15 comments:

Besthobbyeva said...

What a beautiful card. It is so elegant!! I love it. I love the softness of the mulberry paper and how awesome to have it shipped all they way from England!! Awesome job!!

Dana said...

Thanks for reminding me about Mulberry paper. I hardly ever think to use it. I'll have to get it out again. Thanks for sharing.

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bonkdawn said...

Beautiful!!

Rhonda Emery said...

that is so beautiful. Thank you for praying for me and caring it really is great to have such a great friend. hugs

April said...

I love this card! The soft colors and layout are wonderful! I haven't used mulberry paper in a long time, so I will have to see what I can do with it!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great papers! Love how your card turned out! Happy New Year to you!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Beautiful card Kate!! Love the mulberry paper. I came across some in some scraps of mine the other day and it had been so long since I had seen this type of paper I couldn't remember what it was even called!!!! LOL I love how you've used it. I might have to pull that scrap out and make something with it after seeing your!! :)

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Elegant card Kate. Love that paper. I will need to try some soon. The colors are fab too. Happy New Year!

Linda Kaiser said...

Kate: I love this card. I so forgot about the sign feature. I now have another reason for using this cart! I love the mulberry paper. It is perfect!

Linda

Tracey said...

After seeing your card........I'm going to search for the mulberry paper I have stashed somewhere???I love the sign feature too, I'd forgot about that one. Great card Kate:)

Rizwan said...

I love the softness of the mulberry paper and how awesome to have it nice and tidy work has been done on this page.

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MiamiKel said...

Oh Kate, first let me wish you a very Happy New Year! Here's to 2011 and many crafting moments! Your card is just heavenly! The softness of the colors and the mulberry paper is just divine - love the letters and how you switched the full block to the cut out, splendid! I hope the holidays were good to you and you are enjoying the new year! Blessings! x0x0

Rhonda Emery said...

just wanted to let you know I finally got to see my gd last night and we get her every weekend for now. It will be a long process but least this is the start of a happy new year. thank you for being there for me always. you are the greatest friend

Vicki said...

Kate, the cards you added to our CS gallery are amazing! Each one of them is unique. Glad to have you there!