Saturday 10 March 2018

Card for a Friend

Morning all
Yes I am still making bits and pieces, cards, tags, altering a few things etc. I just forget sometimes I must use more than Facebook to show that I'm still around. I'd just rather be crafting than typing sometimes but it has occurred to me that these early mornings, waking up at stupid o'clock, is the ideal time to update this blog. So here goes...........

  I recently had the good fortune to "meet" a lovely lady via facebook and it turns out that her birthday had passed a few days prior. She hadn't had much acknowledgement of it from others so I made her a belated card as a way of thanking her to pass the time very pleasantly while away a few hours chatting away like old friends. Turns out we had quite a lot in common.
The card I made used Chocolate Baroque stamps from the Steampunk Butterfly Plate and a few die cuts.
One of those fold flat pop up cards that were all the rage a while ago but I still like

Back veiw

Close up of the centre

And side views

Fussy cutting the butterflies and adding wire for the antenna.
 As a little extra I also included a little 4x4in canvas that I decorated for her

Using decoart crackle paste, embedded various bits in my stash, decoart paints to colourise it and a couple of words stamped onto vellum from the Chocolate Baroque, Illusionary artist range (France Papillon and Andy Skinner collaboration) "Perfect Words"

I'm happy to say my new friend loved her little parcel so now I can show people what came out of this little cubbyhole of a craftroom
Thanks for looking

I'd like to enter the canvas into the challenge at
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes - with a sentiment
A Inky Mess - Anything Mixed media goes
Altered Eclectics - Mixed Media anything goes


  1. Fantastic project,awesome design...thank you for joining us at AUD SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE this week,hope to see you again
    Ċ½eljka DT xx

  2. Beautiful canvas and great texture--Thank you for joining us at A Inky Mess
    Carol DT x