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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Effie and Friend


Recently the sweet daughter of our lovely receptionist here at The Grange
celebrated her 12th birthday. She LOVES elephants, and when she spent a
day visiting us during the January holidays, she saw Effie in my collection
of 'coloured-ready-to-use' images. She oohed and aahed at length, so when
she went home, I of course put it aside for her birthday card.

My card is definitely a rectangle, but because I photographed it at an angle
in an attempt to reduce the glare, it looks quite uneven.


I printed Effie on pearlised cardstock, which coloured beautifully with
my Promarkers. However, it was very difficult to photograph. Effie
was an image in one of our son's colouring books, so it must be about
40 years old! I found the book about 12 years ago, when I was having
a big 'clean-out', loved the image, so traced it and stored it in my digi
images in my computer. I have used it several times since.

Challenges I would like to enter
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #12 - 'Anything Goes' (must use critter)
CCC Digi Creations #90 - 'For The Girls'
Crafty Friends #79 - 'For A Special Lady'
Creative Craft Cottage #105 - 'Make It Feminine'
Cut It Up #143 - 'Digitally Yours'
Unicorn #30 - 'Make It Girly'

Image - very old image from child's colouring book (now digitalised)
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - First Edition Spring Drop
Die - Spellbinder Scalloped Rectangle
Peel-off stickers - from my junk stash

After some very unusual, extremely hot (40oC) autumn weather, with very high humidity during the past week, today is a tad chilly with torrential (desperately needed) rain.....LOVING IT!!!!

Thank you for visiting and your kind comments, and until next time,
Hugs,
Jennifer. xx



4 comments:

  1. Such a wonderful card with that adorable digi! What a fun surprise it will be for that little lady to get this elephant she loved so! Thanks for sharing with us at Cut It Up! ~Katrina

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  2. So cute, thanks for joining in at Crafty Friends, xxx

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  3. I thought Effie had a retro look to her. What a good idea to save some treasured memories.

    Your friend's daughter will love this card that was made with her in mind! Thanks for sharing your creation with us for our Digitally Yours challenge at Cut it Up!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  4. Hello… Thanks for entering your lovely card into our 'Special Lady challenge' at Crafty Friends.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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