Her only request was to use the nearest colour to plum I could find. After sending her images of a few papers, she settled on these two burgundy designs from Papermania by Claire Curd (her signature Big One range). I used A6 card stock.
I picked up the gems and peel-off lettering a few days earlier in a clearance bin at WH Smiths.
I ended up doing the cards in stages whenever I could over two days:
I gave them to her today and she was really happy with the result thankfully.