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Thursday, 26 November 2009

My first easel card

Good morning Bloggers. I've been naughty, not had time to come on here much :o( Sorry I haven't been visiting your blogs much, been working extra days! That's the trouble with working in reatail at this time of year!
We all had a wonderful get together day on Sunday and I fed them enough to make sure they wouldn't be going home hungry, in fact we probably all put 5lbs on :o)
We all went to PDA at Langley mill for some retail therapy. We did leave a few bits for anyone following LOL.
I didn't make one card on the day but I did borrow some of my friend's stamps and did lots of stamping and heat embossing :o)
Anyway, I digress. Pauline showed us how to make easel cards and I made this one the next day. As you can see I used my lovely MME for the base card, own photograph and artwork for the topper and did a bit of punching for the snowflakes, the wooden Santa was from stash. It is one of a set of commissioned cards I am working on :o)
Jackie xx


7 comments:

Viv said...

Awww Jackie this is delightful my gud bud! You picked up the easel card texgnique double quick! It's brilliant. (That guy behind the bar looks a bit like the Santa holding the card up)! LOL
LOVE it! Can't wait for our next get-together.
Luv Viv xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Jackie
Your card is gorgeous,these are great to do,
hugs Dianne xx

icelady said...

Great card Jackie, and I had a lovely day with you, cant wait for the next one.

issy said...

Super card Jackie, Im loving that DP paper too, I wish I could have been there with you all... sounds like you had a real good time. Soon!! I hope, dont go over doing the work bit though.

coops said...

fantastic card hun, love how you`ve put the pic on and fab backing papers.coops.xx

gina g said...

Brilliant card Jackie. luv gina xx

TropicLuv said...

So glad you all had a wonderful time! Love the picture on your card, and also love the pedestal style. I've been meaning to try one, and now you've got me inspired! Thanx, great card!