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Friday, 8 May 2015

Winged things

Happy Friday everyone and boy, oh boy am I going to treasure this weekend. SATs start on Monday and will be drained by next Friday evening, so going to relax, craft, relax and craft some more. Do feel for the children as this formalised testing can either make or break them. It can make them dread tests all their lives and let the piece of paper own them, rather than the other way round. Better jump off my soap box ...

This week over at Polka Doodle Challenges we are embracing "things with wings" and I have used the wonderful Eden Collection to create my card.


I have mounted one of journal cards on to a gorgeous soft backing paper. I printed the image several times in order to layer up different elements to create depth.


I also printed out some extra bits: flowers, sentiment, paper ribbon and leaves. These have been merged in to the journal card to give the illusion of fullness.


I do adore all the extras Nikky adds to her collections and also, rather strangely, love a good cutting out scissor session too.

Have a wonderful weekend and have ear marked Saturday to catch up with my blogging and inspiration fix.

Lou
x x x

Click on image below to be taken to product page:
Polka Doodles, Eden Collection


Challenges:
Brown Sugar - layers
Craft for Craic - wings
Fussy and fancy - lots of flowers
Sister Act - anything goes
Fab'n'Funky - may flowers
Penny's paper crafty challenge - anything goes
Digi Chooseday - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - flowers for her
Through the craft room door - anything goes

27 comments:

Asha said...

Sooooo pretty, Lou!
hugs, Asha

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Lovely work Lou, love this , truly beautiful, Shaz in Pzx.

Scrappy Scatty said...

so nice Lou xx

Eve's Card Designs said...

Oh this is just beautiful! I love it. MINE!!!!! lol! x

Anita Byrne said...

Breathtaking card love your layout and flowers xx

Karon said...

This is beautiful! Love all the papers and design! Have a great weekend.

Pixie Flutterby said...

Theres so much detail on this - very pretty
Thank you for joining us at Craft for the Craic
Pixie (DT Member)

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh wow this is a gorgeous card I just love the design. SATs will be over soon. Enjoy the weekend. Hugs Jackie

Sarah Douglas said...

Lovely card! :) x

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous Lou, love the beautiful flowers and gorgeous butterfly. Enjoy your weekend.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Deb Bradley said...

Wow what a stunning card Debbs xx

Jennifer Bradley said...

Adorable card, love all the layers and very pretty pastel colours. Thanks for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and we hope to see you back with us soon. Jennifer DT member xx

Jan Ltc said...

This is fabulous xx Jan

Rachelle Olaridge said...

What a beautiful and adorable design. Love the cute image and colors. PERFECT! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
Huggies!

Penny said...

Im laughing, I'm currently making a card using the same layout. It must be a good idea! Great card, love the layering on the flowers.
Penny (Polkadoodles DT)

Anjie said...

So delicate and pretty!
Hugs
Anj
xx

Dawn C said...

So very pretty, love it! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday this week x

Eve's Card Designs said...

Back this time with a DT hat on! it's still gorgeous and I still love it and it still most definitely should be mine!!! Lol!!

Thanks for joining in with our challenge of 'Anything Goes' at Digi Choosday Challenge Yvonne (DT)

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very pretty card
Thanks for sharing it with us in our Anything Goes challenge over at Digi Choosday and good luck
Julie x
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Debs said...

So beautiful - love the flowers.Thanks for playing along at PTW this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Debby said...

This is soooooo beautiful
thank you for sharing this stunning card with us

hugs Debby
DT member Fab n Funcky

Judith said...

So pretty Lou - love the colours and those pretty layered flowers - but its that butterfly that I really love it's lovely to see you at fab'n'Funky this week hugs Judith x

Irish Scrapper said...

What a beautiful card, its difficult to know what to comment on because it full of wonderful details. Thank you for joining us for this months challenge. Sylvie, Craft for the Craic DT

starcyl said...

So very pretty and it just proves you don't always need an image.

Jenny x

Sandra said...

Oh wow - this is so pretty!!! Love the colors and all the flowers!
Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
Hugs, Sandra F&F DT

Bev said...

Oh my gosh Lou another absolute stunner! I can't wait to get back into my crafting x

Wendy Russell said...

Stunning, love how you do your flowers.xx