3D Background Using Strips of Stamped Paper

Happy Hump Day!!!
Today I am showing you my first sympathy card ever, I was having a looky through my card boxes over the weekend and noticed I had notta one! It is always nice to be able to go and reach for any card for any occasion when needed , unfortunately for sad occasions as well, you hope you will never have to reach for it but the fact remains it a part of life.
For my card I used "Deepest Sympathy" sentiment from the stampset
You can purchase these stamps here, Alley Way Stamps have the best font ever! 
This picture was really blurry and I manage to fix it a little , I didn't have time to go back and retake the picture but the next two came out great.
The background was made by stamping "boarder stamps" from Freshly Squeezed Stamps on red cardstock, I then cut into strips and inked around the edges. To give dimension I used 3D square adhesives to raise the first and third strip.

The whitish flowers I made with my new bottle of Recollection flower petals, I love them for they are the perfect size for cards! The single blue flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts

The spellbinders label and Hat Pin is from a package I bought from Christina's new shop over at Flower's Ribbon's and Pearls  
Christina's products has change my whole experience of card making.
The spirals in the flower cluster was simply made by cutting thin strips of paper with my paper cutter then using my quilling tool I rolled them and fluffed them out just a little.
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Have a fantastic day!!!


yyam said…
Soooooo pretty! Love the blooms and the pin! :)
Stephanie said…
This is really pretty, Naomi. I love those flowers and the pin. They all work so well.
Lisa said…
This is absolutely gorgeous, Naomi!! I love how you created the background!! It looks fabulous!! The flowers and pin are beautiful!! What an awesome card my friend!! Happy Wednesday :)

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Mary Ann said…
Very pretty card,Love your flowers,Super cute digi,Have a Blessed day...
This is beautiful! LOVING the colors and the flowers!
ike said…
Fabulous and very pretty. Just right I'd say - you cracked this one Naomi :-D xxx
jessica said…
Beautiful card Naomi! LOVE the sentiment and all the gorgeous embellishments!!
Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT hump day!
Love this card & you are so right that we are growing together!!! It is fun to be on this journey with you! Thank you.
You did good, my friend. Hugs
Creative M said…
Very BEAUTIFUL!!!Gorgeous flowers and sweet sentiment.
Sending bloggie love to you, Michael & Troy,
Karon said…
What a wonderful card - love the colours and the design of the background!!! Love flowers too. TFS
Your right unfortunately they are needed and I have to create another one tonight for one of Raymond's co-workers. Very elegant job. Your embellishments are incredible!

Sandie Edwards said…
They are always the hardest card to make.. Namoi, your card is beautiful, all the pretty details, and it looks so elegant. Hope you have been well.....xx

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