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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Using My Favourite.

The challenge this week over at the OSAAT challenge blog is to 'Use Your Favourite' and our smashing sponsor for this weeks challenge is Creative Craft World with a prize of three Promarkers.



To win this brilliant prize you will need to use one of the hundreds of gorgeous images in the Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps store. If you use a non Stitchy Bear image you will be entered into a draw for a prize of a $3 gift coupon to spend in the store. Using a non Stitchy Bear image you may enter the challenge three times only.

 Why not pop along and check out the designs and be ready for our Stitchy Bear only Challenge in June, exciting stuff!




For my card I used Steampunk Fairy by Delicious Doodles.  I've flip her to face the other way and left her very plain except for some Diamond Sparkles so that she is looking into a mirror and seeing herself looking fabulous. The original image was shades of grey but I've given her a sepia tone  appearance. She only has to Make a Wish!

The background paper is from My Craft Studio's 'Tinkering with Steampunk' and the image of the girl in the mirror came from a CD I bought on Ebay.  I cut the frame with the help from a couple of Spellbinders dies and had great fun using some Debbie Moore's Metal Magic over it.  I covered some Spellbinders Sprockets with the Metal Magic too.  The stamped sentiment is from a stamp set by Katy Sue Designs called Wishes and Vines.

My favourite, well... definitely playing with the Metal Magic and using the Spellbinders dies, after all, I can't cut butter straight!

I would like to enter the following challenges:-

Bugaboo Stamps ~ Things with Wings
Crafty Calender Challenge ~ Things with Wings
Fairy tale challengeblog ~ Anything with Wings 
Glitter Geeks Week 19 ~ Wings & things







20 comments:

Hazel said...

A lovely idea and beautifully done. Hazel x

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Especially like the Vintage feel to this. Wonderful Mother's day morn to find out I won Ch112 using SBDS Mouse House for my Mother's Day card I entered. My daughter who just finished up her sophomore yr of college will be home next wk. I'll celebrate Mother's Day when she arrives home.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Inkypinkydelights said...

Well my wish is to have that image Jennie, it is gorgeous. Love love love your card, and I love how you have placed the two images. Brilliant! Judy x

dragonllew said...

Lovely card that image is fab
Jenny x

Elisabet said...

Love, love, love this card!!! Hmmm, metal magic you say...will have to look out for that!
Thanks too for hopping over to my blog and leaving me a comment, I do love comments!
Hugs,
Beth

Choccy said...

OK Just 1 word for your card

STUNNING !!

Choccy xx

Carol said...

Beautiful card, I love the colours used :D Thanks for joining us at the Glitter Geeks this week, Carol :) x

Sarah said...

Stunning card Jennie, so much detail x

Josephine said...

This is fabulous, Jennie! I love how there's a story behind the image - great ideas!

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Great card Jennie! Spellbinders are my favs too :-) Hugs Julie x

Marjo said...

Awesome creation Jennie, love, love the design! hugs Marjo

CG said...

So beautiful! Love all the digital detail you've added as well. Best, CG

Love crafts forever said...

Gorgeous!!
Hugs Nat

Paula said...

Gorgeous creation, i love the steampunky look you've given it! Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks this week, Paula :))

Purple mad Alison said...

What a lovely card, love how you've done it.
Thanks for joining us over on ATCs & Fat Pages With Attitude.
Hugs Alison x x

Bianca said...

Oh, what a cute and lovely project! You have done a fab card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. xx Bianca

Julie said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining in our final challenge at CES Challenges, Good Luck! Juliexx

Tammy Miller said...

How adorable, I love it! I am so glad you joined our Things with Wings challenge at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog! I hope you will join us again!

Abbie721 said...

Stunning, just love those images, thank you for jpoining us at ATC's and Fat Pages With Attitude this fortnight xx

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Jennie! I love the images!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month!
Hugs, Tammy