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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, 21 September 2014

The sickies have gone and I'm feeling fine and it's OSAAT Time!

A couple of weeks ago I had an awful pain in my shoulder and called my osteopath for an appointment to get some relief. Over the weekend the most horrendous blisters appeared on my neck, off to the docs and had it confirmed as Shingles. Whatever next! Lots of soothing Aloe Vera and Calendula Gel did the trick in keeping everything calm but it looked like I had an awful orangey green tidemark on my neck that any schoolboy would have been proud of.  All better now, just waiting for the scars to go.

Well, it's another Sunday and time for our fortnightly challenge at the One Stitch At A Time Challenge Blog. The challenge theme is 'Anything Goes with a Flower'. So, let's see your creations embellished with some lovely flowers or may be a flower stamp or image. You can find the rules for the challenge here and they are very few. A gorgeous set of five September images for the winner.


For my card this week I chose an image by Scrappers Delight called Crafty Shopper, a girl after my own heart! You can find her hereI've coloured her with Copics (love the skin colours) and Promarkers. I've used a shaped card from Craftworks Card and cut my corresponding shapes with the Spellbinders Borders die, The background paper is from my stash and my Crafty Shopper was also cut out with a die from the Spellbinders  Floral Ovals set. My flowers have been made by me using some of the handmade papers I've had since I first started card making. I was really please with them. I've finished my Crafty Shopper with a simple sentiment from Craftworks Cards.

5 comments:

Mimi said...

Oh so gorgeous Jennie, your die cuts are heavenly and the turquoise against the dark pinks is striking. Yummy scrummy :) :) :) big hugs, Jane xxxxxxx

dragonllew said...

Beautiful love the die cut edges
Jenny x

Margaret said...

Such a cute image and gorgeous card design. Love all the die cuts. Maggie - DT Teamie

Deborah Adams said...

Wow! This is just stunning, I really like the border die's you used with those beautiful flowers. :D
Hugs,
Your OSAAT Teamie :D

Planetsusie said...

Ooooh this is gorgeous Jennie - what a brilliant image, made even more beautiful with those amazing die cuts. Love it!!

Sorry you have had Shingles - I understand that they can be really painful so I'm sending you a big hug!!!

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx