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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 
and this week our sponsors are

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.

Jennifer. x


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

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

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

  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
    Pauline x

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

  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.

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

  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!



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

    Hugs Helen xx


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