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Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Birthday card for a friend

Good morning everyone, here I am at stoopid o'clock. Can't sleep cuz I'm coughing fit to bust! I hope all is well with everyone, and that the floods didn't get any worse {{{{{hugs}}}}}
My card for today was for my very good friend PatEssex (Docrafts), whose birthday was last week.


White hammered card from The Paper Mill Shop was folded and cut to 7x5 for the base card. For the main panel, I swiped dewdrop inkpads over a piece of plain white card, a technique I have copied from The lovely Elizabeth (Silver Scrapper).
Then I stamped with a mixture of stamps in Memento Tuxedo Black and London Fog.
Flutterbies were punched with Martha Stewart and the foliage is from a Cheery Lynn die, and mounted onto a dull silver mat :o)
Jackie xx

16 comments:

kay said...

Fabulous card and design,hope you are feeling better soon x

Sue said...

This is stunning Jackie. The images are gorgeous, I love your design and beautiful colours.
I hope you cough goes away soon.
Take care
sue xx

brenda said...

Ooooooh, just lovely Jackie and very much up my street.

B x

Christine L said...

Love the swiping effect background Jackie... and that perfect little fairy in the woods image!

Hugs
Christine x
PS.. Hope your cough is a bit better today! x

Viv's Visuals said...

Lovely card Jackie!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Jackie,love the scene you have created.xxx

Myrna said...

Oh my what a gorgeous card. Just love it.
Myrna

Donna Mosley said...

A very beautiful card Jackie, hope the cough gets better soon.

Donna x

May said...

Gorgeous card Jackie, Love the background ink technique.. the image & dies are perfect... Hugs May x x

Wishcraft said...

Fab inky background and a lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Hi Jackie,This is so gorgeous!!
Kevin xx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Jackie...Gorgeous card...love the bright colours...Joolsx

Carol Kurian said...

Such a beautiful card Jackie! You are obviously very creative when suffering from insomnia! Hope you get better soon. You don't have floods there do you? Are you Debyshire way? That's where I met my husband - we were both working at Kingsway Hospital! Xxx

coops said...

so stunning jackie.i love your magical scene and beautiful delicate colours :D

xx coops xx

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Gorgeous card Jackie - love how you did the background with the ink pads.

Hope your cough goes away and you will feel better soon - {{hugs}}.

Jocelyn x

Lynsey said...

Hi Jackie what a pretty card with such lovely stamping!
Hugs Lynsey