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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Presents for your Birthday


Really quite cool here again, but it is suppose to warm up for the weekend.  I can see the sunset through the trees at the back of the house, it is very pretty with orange and yellow colours  against the blue sky.

This is the strangest cardstock, the white that you see in reality has a gold sheen to it, but it does not show in the photo at all.  It's called Recollections Shimmer. I used my chalk pads to colour the raised background in yellow and green.


The cute little girl is from Cheryls Digital Images and the sentiment from Netty's Cards which I did not colour because of the gold sheen that is there but not showing up.  The background I embossed with a Cuttlebug - Anna Griffin folder which covers a 5 x 7 card. I added the gold ribbon and pearls from my stash.

I dropped the card off at my friends house this afternoon, so I can't take any more photos.  I had taken quite a few, but the light was not as good as some days.

Challenges
Crafting from the Heart Anything Goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes
Just Us Girls Embossing
Clear It Out Green things


16 comments:

Loz said...

Hello. Your card and the image is Beautiful..Loz

Desire Fourie said...

Jackie this is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Teresa Arsenault said...

I love that gorgeous background. Great job.
Hugs,
Teresa

Rae Ann said...

Love the way the chalk enhances the embossing. It adds such a beautiful touch! The pearls make this a wonderfully feminine card.

Thank you for playing in our current challenge at Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Jackie!! I love your embossed background, it's a gorgeous pattern and the subtle colouring you added is so pretty! Love the pearl string, elegant addition! hugs :)

NanaConnie said...

Oooo, loving that embossed and chalked background, Jackie! The soft colors are so lovely and I adore the image. :-D

aussie aNNie said...

Extremely awesome and brilliant creation and those colours work so nicely together.xx

{aNNie My Personal Blog}

Leanne said...

Awww she is cute, and the embossing is wonderful. Great added touch with the pearls....thanks for entering our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.
Cheers!
Leanne

Céline said...

so cute !
thanks for became a follower.
have become too
hugs
céline

KarinsArtScrap said...

Jackie this is super sweet and beautiful


Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

Kamila R. said...

Sweet and adorable card! Love the image you used and how you coloured it in! Thanks you for joining us at Sister Act card challenge!
Kamila DT

Kaija said...

WOW wow what a beautiful job!
Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
Welcome again and Good Luck!
Gr.Kaija DT-member

debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card and love the pretty embossing.
luv
Debby

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW love the way you inked the embossed background ...its gorgeous
Cheers
Dr Sonia
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Bonnie Taylor said...

Your card is so sweet. I just adore it. Thank you for joining our challenge over at Scrapbook Stamp Society.
~ Bonnie DT

Mavis Burnham said...

I Like this card - especially the way you coloured the background - I must remember to do that sometimes. Nice to have a large folder too. The little girl is sweet. I have used similar CS with a gold sheen.