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Wednesday, 25 April 2012

New labels +a card + a photograph

Good morning Bloggers, I hope all is well with you. I went to the doctor's early yesterday for my annual blood tests and an ecg because my blood pressure is up! Well, I am very happy to report that the old ticker is in tiptop, A1 condition so I should be good for at least a few more years :o)
Last night I was playing with PSP11 and came up with these labels for my work. Are they too obtrusive, or should I fade them out more?
Here is another camellia card, made for no particular reason other than I wanted to play!

Own photograph of course, feathered in PSP and text added. Foliage is a Marianne diecut and basecard is linen cut and folded to 5x7


Have you ever seen a hen up a tree?  Well it was a bush really! I took this at Byrkley Park on Sunday, I was in the right place at the right time because a couple of minutes later he/she got down from ther e.
The scroll used in my labels was created by my very good friend PatEssex (DC) and I used Papyrus font, one of my favourites :o)
Jackie xx

15 comments:

Inger said...

A very beautiful card Jackie!!
..and I love your photograph as well! :))
Have a lovely day.

♥ Hugs, Inger

Elaine said...

"Snap" I have just bought that marrianne die isnt is useful .
I love this card and your photo is super . Well doneHugs Elaine

Doreen said...

Love your gorgeous card Jackie. glad to hear you are nice and healthy.xxx

nnalorac said...

Beautiful card Jackie, gorgeous flower. Love the photograph of the handsome hen, he seen you coming Jackie, he was just picking a good spot for his photo shoot! Carolxx

brenda said...

Glad your tests were OK Jackie, I always dread mine every three month, they always seem to find I need more pills for something.

Chicken up a tree, well yes, one of our cockerels took to preferring one the the oak trees to any of the chicken houses. As expected one night he fell of that perch and Reynard was waiting and that was the end of him.

Then there was the one who always slept in the stable on one of the horses backs, that came to an abrupt end one night as well - horses hooves are unforgiving.

Sorry to bore you with tales of the Fen, I came here to look at your card which is as always very pretty.

B x

Janette said...

I love it Jackie, gorgeous, in fact....also love the hen up the tree/bush...lol....
Glad your doing ok on the health front, take care.xx

Myrna said...

Jackie
I love your camelia cards. This is so pretty.
Myrna

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card Jackie.
Sue x

coops said...

beautiful card jackie.gorgeous flower and i think your signature looks fab, i wouldn`t fade it any and the pic of the hen is so funny, i wonder what she ws doing there.

xx coops xx

Mina said...

nope never seen a hen in a bush...fantastic photos as always, the flower is beautiful and what a great way to use it...thanks for your lovely comment on Phils new job, it really means a lot to us
Mina xxx

June Nelson said...

I love your card Jackie the flower is so beautiful and I love your phot too brilliant huggies and love from me xxxxxxxxxxx

Allthingsinky said...

Beautiful Card Jackie, Love the photo and the die, Beautiful Card...

Christine said...

Stunning card Jackie love the colour the die shape is a perfect match..as to the hen me thinks it looks like a HE..

smiles Christine x

Carole of Brum said...

No, can't say i have ever seen a hen in a tree or a bush, you were lucky to get the shot, lol.

I love the card, nice use of the photo and I think it looks lovely with the wording beside it. CoB

Sue said...

Another great card and so sorry i seem to have missed such alot Luv Sue x