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Monday, 21 November 2016

Thinking of you - Fushia Spray

Hi Me Crafty Blog Friends

Well another week has started. I hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Unfortunately I have a cold which has dampened the weekend a bit. The bunnies have returned home to be with our daughter she has a new bunny room for them. They should be very comfortable and it is good to know that they weren't out in the storm on Saturday night.

Last week at work we had some very sad news. One of our colleagues has been diagonised  with Ovarian Cancer. I offered to make a card for everyone in our team to sign. I wanted to make something pretty.


I started by colouring the image. Then I made the mats and layers to match the colours I had used to colour the image. The lace and backing paper were in my stash. I used a Memory Box die to make the flourishes at the side of the image. 


The stamp I used is called Fushia Spray by Woodware it was stamped onto watercolour card with Watering Can Archival ink and then coloures with my Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. I used the Double Pireced Rectangle dies designed by Sue Wilson to make the mats and layers for the image. 


This stamp was also stamped with Waterring Can Archival and cut out with the Double Pireced Rectangle dies. 


I do hope the lady likes this card. I will be taking it with me when I return to work so that it can be signed by the team.  

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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25 comments:

Wendy L said...

One of my fave flowers, lovely card Jackie, xxx

Laine said...

So soft in the pastel shades and so very pretty Jackie.
Laine
xx

Alison59 said...

Jackie this is fabulous :-)

Prayers for your friend xx

Debs Cook said...

It's a lovely thought and card Jackie, I'm sure the recipient will love it. Hope you get better soon, I'm full of a cold and chesty cough as well, better be better for Wednesday as its my wedding anniversary and I'm going out with my better half! Hugs - Debs x

Carole said...

Such a pretty card, Jackie! You've coloured the fuchsia beautifully. Sending prayers for your friend. x

karenlotty said...

It's a lovely card and she'll love it
I've been tasked to make a Get Well card this afternoon but for a man I got into work this morning to find out he'd been badly beaten up over the w/end Doesn't know what happened - he awoke to find he was in hospital What is the world coming to

Karin van eijk said...

this is very beautiful Jackie with a great background
Gr Karin

ann van dijk said...

Love your card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage
Gr. Anneke dt

Lori Kobular said...

Gorgeous card for your co-worker, I am sure she will treasure it! That flower is so darn pretty!

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card and so sorry to hear about your co-worker. She will treasure this and love fuschias.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Stamping Bubbles said...

A beautiful card for a sad occasion Jackie. I hope it gives your work colleague comfort at this tough time. I too came down with a cold this weekend and have spent the day today croaking at my little darlings. One of the many joys of working with small people.
Crafty hugs
Lesley

Jennifer Bradley said...

A gorgeous card Jackie, the fuchsia is beautifully coloured and the background design is beautiful. I am sure the lady with love it. Hugs Jennifer xx

Pollard Carole said...

Brilliant design Jackie this will certainly be treasured a very special card love and hugs Carole x

pam said...

Beautiful card design Jackie, sure the lady will love this..hope things go well for her.
Pam x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is just gorgeous Jackie,love the image and the lace
Kevin xx

Andree said...

A really pretty card Jackie and a wonderfully coloured image. I'm sure it will bring comfort to your co-worker and I wish her a full recovery. I hope you feel better soon too xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

This is so beautiful . Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage
My Blog As I do Rodos

Di said...

What a lovely card Jackie, so pretty. I love fuchsias! Hoping your friend comes through this with flying colours - and also that you're feeling better now. I have your prize all ready to post but suspect it will be later on in the week when I get to the Post Office.

Hugs

Di xx

crafty-stamper said...

Gorgeous card love the beautifully coloured Fushias and love the lace---Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage
Carol GDT x

Carla Brooke said...

Lovely work with a beautifully colored image, thanks for sharing at Crafting from the Heart!

Avril Watson said...

Utterly gorgeous Jackie, love all the detail, super image too, hugs xxx

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

SO pretty love the delicate lace you added

Donna Ellis said...

Beautifully colored, Jackie, and a lovely card design! XXOO

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Beautiful and elegant card! Love the dies cuts and lace. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt

Catie Cuddles said...

A beautiful card that I am sure brought some comfort to your friend.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges. Sorry I am a bit late commenting.
Happy crafting
Catherine X DT