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Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Feathers, Flowers and Frills

Hello fellow crafters,
This is my second post today, because I have made two cards for this week's 
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge, where our theme is 
'WET OR DRY EMBOSSING'
and this week our sponsors are
and

I gave this card to a close friend, Sue, on her milestone birthday. The '50' was cut
from a recycled glittery Christmas card, and I put loads of Star Dust Stickles on
her underskirt, but unfortunately it does not show. The Stickles is just visible
around the Labels die-cut on the front and inside of the card.
A close-up look at Jules and her kitty. 
A closer look at the flowers and feather. I bought a small bag of the feathers two years ago at a craft show in Farnborough, near London, and I bought that gorgeous velvet and tulle flower from Di's Scrapbook Shop, at The Entrance (about 2 hrs. drive from here).
As usual, I decorated the inside of the card. The dark layer under the embossed panel
looks black, but it is actually the same burgundy as on the front of the card.

Challenges I would like to enter are:-
A Gem of a Challenge #63 - 'Wet or Dry Embossing'
Sweet Stampin' - 'Show Us Your Frillies and Frills'
Totally Paper Crafts - 'Embossing of Any Kind'
Sparkles Monthly #40 - 'Die Cuts and Flowers'
Allsorts #190 - 'Flower Power'

Image - Saturated Canary (Digi Stamp) Jules
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - First Edition Family Ties
Embossing Folder - (Brand unknown) Trellis
Dies - Spellbinder Label; Cheery Lyn Anastasia Border; Cuttlebug Vintage Corners, Olivia Alphabet (50)
Ink for sponging - Versacube Petal Pink
Feathers, flowers, Stickles Star Dust, and looped braid, all from my junk stash

Why not pop over to Penny's Paper Crafty and enter our challenge for a chance to win some great prizes.

Until next time, happy crafting and thank you for visiting.

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

9 comments:

  1. Jennifer this is beautiful. Love that image and so beautifully coloured. Those flowers are gorgeous. I bet your friend loved it
    Eileen x

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  2. Gorgeous card Jennifer. I love the image, she's fab. Gorgeous colours and embellies too.
    Lorraine x

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  3. Lovely card and thanks for joining in with our challenge over at Allsorts this week
    x catherine

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  4. Wowed Jennifer what a cool stunning card for a fabulously 50 lady!! I would have been thrilled to get one like that ! Wonderful colouring on your image and I love all those flounces and feathers :-)
    Glad to see you're able to craft after your recent op and hope you're feeling better
    Hugs
    Pauline x

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  5. Oh what gorgeous work with the image and stunning card.
    luv
    Debby

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  6. Gorgeous card. Love flowers and embossing. Beautiful colouring of sweet image.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Frillies/Frills” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  7. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week! Helen x

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  8. Beautiful card Jennifer, I love this image it is absolutely adorable and you've done such a good job with it - I bet your friend was thrilled to bits with her card!
    Glad we're teamies now!

    Hugs

    Laurian

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  9. This is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

    Hugs Helen xx

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