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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Brighton Rock

Good evening all and thanks for popping in. I do hope that your weekend has started well, mine started with my voice getting more squeaky by the minute. It got very sore and eventually I had to give in and rest it.

So Karl had a wonderful Friday evening and enjoyed the peace and quiet.

Today I have been to a Parchment class run by the very talented and lovely Susan Moran , it was amazing,,,,and I have to say that I loved the grid work and snipping that we did,,,so much so. That I can't wait to do some more...

So look out ladies....!!!!

Thank you Susan for a most wonderful day,,,

I am now home and ready for a Saturday evening with Mr Rice,,,and I am sure a glass of Prosecco will help my throat...

Before we settle down , I just thought I would share this card with you

I made it for Barbara's recent Hochanda tv show. It uses one of the Backing papers from the Brighton Rock Designer pack created by our very own lovely lady, Dee Paramour...

I started by matting and layering the backing paper, adding the Eiffel Tower stamp using Black Archival ink

And then creating my topper , by stamping the speech bubble in versamark ink , adding white embossing powder and heat setting. Then using similar colour Artistry ink pads, blending and adding some water splashes.. then finally adding some more stamping.

I do love this technique and it matches the backing paper a treat...

I stamped the sketch lady and coloured her using Spectrum Noir pencils, and finally stamped the word Grace...

Once I had all the components, it took me ages to decide how to arrange them...it is funny....it always takes me ages to do this bit....but finally , I settled on this design and glued everything into position. I did have to add some of my favourite Bakers Twine...

There are four different paper pads and I love them all, and so will you...

I have just heard the popping of the cork, so I am going to love you and leave you

Take care all,

Much love and hugs

Jo. xxxx

 

9 comments:

  1. fab card JO. i thought that the piece with the speech bubbles was from pad as well. love it. hope your throat is better and have a fab weekend, hugs xxx

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  2. Just lovely jo , hope you feel better soon , a glass of proseco should do the trick , think it's time for me to pour myself a glass of something and start my dinner . Leftovers which I love since not much prep work . Joy now Janice

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  3. Fantastic composition, showing the New paper pads off perfectly, not usually my thing but have to say they are all lovely xx

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  4. Gorgeous combination Jo love it

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  5. Very elegant. Love the layering and colours. I used my pads for my stamp and Groovi challenges! Xx

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  6. Love the card Jo. I have all the paper pads as I couldn't make a decision but now I'm not sure how to use them. This has given me a great starting point. I hope the prosecco helped your throat and that you are feeling better today.

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  7. Brilliant card Jo. Really love these colours. I thought maybe a shared pic of your grid work might also be on here so you had a reminder to keep. I do hope you took one just for you. x

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  8. Thanks ladies and Chrissie , I may just blog that photo later....lol..xxx

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  9. Fabulous Card Jo. I love the colours.
    Hugs Wendy xx

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