Monday, 29 May 2017

Pollyanna Pickering Kestrel Thank You card

Good Morning My Crafty Blog Friends

Happy Bank Holiday to those of you that get one today. I hope you have something nice planned. We are off to see our daughter it is her birthday on Tuesday but that is the day we travel to Liverpool. Now I am going to have a complete break no blogging, no wedding prep hopefully lots of fun. I have scheduled a post for Thursday for one of my Design Team commitments but that is it. I will do a proper catch up when we get back.

You probably all know by now that I have resigned from my school job. Now there is a team of four of us working in Year 3 and three of us are leaving. I think that says something. Anyway I want to make cards for the rest of my team to say thank you. This is the first one I made for the male teacher in the team.

The background does have texture and I now wish I had inked it. 

This die was a free with a magazine it is actually flora but I have used it more with the flowers removed. 

This image came from a pad of sketches by Pollyanna Pickering available from the Creative World of Cratfts. 

I cut the words from the image so they could be read more easily. 

That is the first thank you card I need to make two others. I have just applied for another job it is so long since I have done that. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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Unknown said...

Absolutely gorgeous such beautiful birds and love the info to. HUgs xx

Carole J said...

Wonderful card for your male colleague, Jackie - I'm sure he'll love it! Enjoy your break! x

Dixie Designs by Gill said...

Lovely card the image is fab. Been having a look at your daughters wedding plans and love the theme. I am in the middle of makes for my cousins wedding in July and am thoroughly enjoying it. xx

Alison59 said...

Stunning card Jackie :-)

Enjoy your break xx

Karenzkardz said...

Gorgeous images. Beautiful composition xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's beautiful Jackie
Gr Karin

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous card Jackie, enjoy the rest of your day.
Linda xxx

Unknown said...

This is a fabulous thank you card Jackie, I do like Pollyanna's prints they are superb. I bet you are really ready for the break as you have been working very hard with all the wedding preps and blogging. Hope your daughter has a great birthday and you enjoy your trip to Liverpool. You are up in my neck of the woods as I live about 18miles from Liverpool. Enjoy the rest Hugs Jennifer xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Jackie,
have a wonderful break as I'm sure you need it after all the hassle at work.
Snap it's my Son's Birthday Tuesday too.
He will be 48 this year.
Love this wonderful card and the gorgeous design.
That background is wonderful too and such super images.
I just love birds and enjoy their visits to my garden.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Laine said...

Such a lovely card Jackie and sure to be treasured.

Janet Packer said...

Beautiful card and gorgeous images Jackie x

Lori Kobular said...

Beautiful card, love the birds! Love all the layers too!

pam said...

Wonderful Thank You card Jackie, love the gorgeous details.
Have a wonderful break away.
Good luck with the job application.
Hugs Pam x

Stamping Bubbles said...

A stunning card Jackie. So sorry to hear about your job, I wish all the very best in your search for a replacement.
Have a brilliant time in Liverpool.
Crafty hugs

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Lovely thank you card. Can't wait to see the others

Andree said...

A fabulous card Jackie and a beautiful image. Have a lovely break xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Jackie! Beautiful birds x

Unknown said...

Fabulous card Jackie with a wonderful image. I hope you have a lovely break. Cathy x

Carole Pollard said...

I saw this on Facebook and just adored it the design is amazing and made more lovely by your story. Life is so short you have to be happy I'm certain you have done the right thing and good luck with the job fingers and toes crossed for you. Enjoy your break we will all still be here when you get back Love and hugs Carole x

Jan Ltc said...

Lovely card Jackie xx Jan

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful card, Jackie.
Em xoxox

karenlotty said...

Enjoy your break I hope the wedding goes well Actually I know it will after all of your hard work, so I hope the weather will be kind I can't wait to see the photos
Hmm So three out of the four of you leaving, that says everything
Take care xx

Shabneez said...

Very thoughtful of you Jackie - super card. Shabneez x