Friday, February 01, 2013

Created by Saakje

Hello everyone !

I received this gorgeous card from my talented Tante Saakje recently and wanted to share it here with you.    My Tante (Aunt) got me started creating cards 7 years ago (how time flies) and I haven't looked back since.      Saakje loves to use lots of colour in her designs as you can see here.   

I love this design !   I can see she used Greenery CAC018 stamp by Impression Obsession for the backgrounds (one of my favorite Cover A Card stamps) .  The gold embossed flower in the middle is from the beautiful Brocade Backgrounds by Chocolate Baroque (it's on my 'wishlist') and the pretty flowers I'm guessing are from Hero Art, but I'm not sure.   I did not ask her as this post is a surprise!

Here is a different view:

Thank you Saakje & thank you for your visit !
Have a great day,


  1. What a delightful surprise for your Aunt - I must admit that those colours are rather special & I absolutely love the way the background works with the images. A quite striking amalgam of stamps from different manufacturers too.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Paula (PEP)

  2. Was für herrliche Farben, das ist so wundervoll!

  3. very elegant --- adorable colors!
    hugs Susi

  4. Shirley, das ist wunderschön, ich bin ganz verzaubert.
    Es hat so einen herrlichen orientalischen Touch, das liebe ich.

    Umarmung und schönes Wochenende

  5. A beautiful card Shirley, I love how the colours all work together. You come from a very talented family.

    Sue x

  6. Ohhhhhh! I want to CASE this for sure! what a vibrant, gorgeous card! Thank you for sharing it, Shirley. Pinned!

  7. You have great Dutch roots Shirley :-)
    Tell your tante Saakje,she made a lovely card, please...

    greetings, Alie :-)

  8. Wow great work of Aunt Saakje. Beautiful to receive this fantastic card.
    lovely greet and hug

  9. No wonder that you make beautiful cards and more; if you learned it from someone who knows to combine color and stamps! Great card that she made for you! Warm greetings and have a good weekend! Gerrina

  10. OH wow wow wow Shirley, your aunt is amazing and no wonder you make such beautiful creations huggles hun xxxx Sue

  11. wow your tante made a beautiful card! Have a nice weekend!

  12. Hi Shirley, Saakje did create a lovely card and vibrant colours! Must have been great to receive that, warm greet Mirandaxx

  13. What a stunning card! Love the vibrant colors! Yes you have talent in the family.

  14. What a beautiful card your tante made for you!!

    greetings Bianca

  15. Beautiful card from your aunt. Would you tell her that. Sometimes I put a card from my mother on my blog (88 years) and then she always want to know what is being said. Janny

  16. Eine ganz wunderbare Karte, liebe Shirley, die gold embossten Blüten darauf gefallen mir ebenfalls sehr gut!

  17. What a gorgeous card that you received from Saakje! Beautiful and vibrant, great colours, and love all those pretty flowers on there! Nicely done! Beautiful!
    Warm greetings, Marlene :)

  18. Wow!! What a Gorgeous card from you Aunt!! Loe the vibrant colors and pretty flowers too! 8-)



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