This lovely card arrived from Jenny, it has a wonderful depth to the background.
and this is my offering for Susan
This was the calendar picture
I used the text and used the alphabet on my machine to put "old friend" on the gold and "new friend" on the silver. I printed the blue tulip, which I particularly liked, onto shrink plastic mounted that with silver and gold threads and finished the edges with silver on the gold and gold on the silver. The thought was the mingling of old and new friends, (not always an easy task)