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Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Foxglove card and retail therapy. Picture heavy

Good morning everyone, I hope you are all well or getting there {{{{{hugs}}}}} for those who need or want them.
What a wonderful birthday I had on Sunday with my crafting friends, with loads of chinwagging and laughter, fabulous retail therapy and lovely dinner at Cosmo in Derby to finish off with, a perfect day :o)
I have been  feathering few more of my photographs in PSP and this foxglove is the first I have used on a card.


If my memory serves me right, I took this photograph at Elvaston Castle Country Park a couple of summers ago.
Paper Mill Direct linen card folded and cut to 5x7.
Photograph printed onto same card then layered onto green card before attaching to base card. Same green card used for the Memory Box die cut. 
That's all there is to it :o)

And now for my retail therapy, my first since last June!






The copics I bought from a friend for half the normal price, the rest I bought from our trip to Byrkley Park at Rangemore, Staffordshire :o)
Jackie xx

23 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful card Jackie, I particularly like white foxgloves and have just sown some mixed seeds saved from my last garden in the hope that there will be a few white ones in the mix. Belated good wishes for your birthday - you're going to have a wonderful time crafting with that lovely haul of goodies :) Elizabeth xx

Sue said...

Your card is gorgeous, such a beautiful photo and wonderful design.
I am pleased you had a good birthday and have some lovely new goodies to play with.
Sue xx

May said...

So glad you had a wonderful day on your birthday...plus a crafty shopping spree sounds to me like a perfect day....

Your card is Gorgeous as always...such a beautiful image..Love the green background & die-cut... Hugs May x x x

kay said...

Enjoy your new goodies Jackie,pleased you had a super birthday, your card is fab x

Myrna said...

Lovely card.
Mmmm such a bunch of great toys for you to play with. Have fun.
Myrna

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Lovely card Jackie.
Glad you had a lovely birthday. Sue x

Chrissy said...

Super card and lovely nice new goodies. You will be busy.

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Jackie, love all your scrummy new stash.

Donna x

Inger said...

Such a beautiful flower card Jackie!!
So glad you had a good birthday!
♥ Hugs, Inger

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Jackie brilliant card love the photo. Glad you had a good b/day and all those goodies too. Love Alison xxx

Wishcraft said...

Fab new goodies and a lovely card too... Glad you had a good birthday :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Alizabethy said...

Hope you have great fun with all your new purchases - looking forward to seeing what cards you make with them!

Vivienne Holden said...

We DID have a lovely time, didn't we Jack! Shame I couldn't make Cosmos, but bacon rolls for breakfast and a lovely lunch compensated for it!
Love your card buddy, which reminds me, I forgot to ask you to show me again how to feather around an image! Ah well, next time eh.
xxx

Judy said...

Hi Jackie, and Happy Belated Birthday to you. The card is just gorgeous, I love how you create. Also, the goodies you bought were wonderful, enjoy.
hugs,
Judy

Christine L said...

Hi Jackie

Such a gorgeous photo and it looks so good feathered onto the linen card..

So glad you had a lovely birthday.. sounds like you had lots of fun and wowwwww to your buys!! ENJOY THEM!

Hugs
Christine x

Lorna said...

Beautiful card Jackie, lovely photo and soft colours, looks like you've got some great new goodies to play with "enjoy "
Lorna xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Jackie
Glad you had a nice Birthday! This is another beautiful card! Looks like you got some lovely new stash! I look forward to seeing what you make with it.
Hugs Lynsey x

coops said...

Belated Happy Birthday Jackie.Your new goodies are fabulous and i love your beautiful foxgloves card :D

xx coops xx

vicki said...

Wow this has blown me away again your so talented what a gorgeous creation :)
Hugs
Vic x

brenda said...

I don't know how I missed this one Jackie, so pleased I found it though as I adore Digitalis, as did my Dad. May sound morbid, but I when he died a couple of years ago I decided on a woodland burial as he was very much a man of the land and plated digitalis and cowslips on his grave.

B x

Viv said...

Gorgeous card and love that pretty flower too Jackie. Glad you had a good birthday and enjoy your birthday treats too, you so deserve them :) Viv xx

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Love your foxgloves Jackie - they are so pretty - and the green diecut and borders really set it off so beautifully.

Sounds like you have a wonderful birthday - lots of fun and enjoyable things esp. the retail therapy!

Jocelyn x

Lynne in NI said...

Happy Belated Birthday Jackie!
Sounds like you had a fun day and well done on not buying any crafty stash since last June, I'm sure you enjoyed your retail therapy!