09 April 2012

A new card or 2 at last,

I have been very busy this first week of my semi retirement, I have had a couple of quite difficult requests that I have spent hours and hours on searching for ideas or free images, in the end it came all by itself LOL, I hope to show that card at a later date, I had to ask the artists permission to put it on here first.

I even made a cutting file for a card I saw on Papercraft Inspirations March issue 98. This is it, I have used Summertime designs lovely new papers Comforts of Home which I printed onto Cuddly Buddly eggshell gloss paper, (love it). The cup and saucer template was downloaded from Papercraft Inspirations, so I thought I would play and came up with this.  The cutting file is in WPC format, sorry don't know how to save it in anything else yet! If you would like it please email me and I'll send it to you.

I looked up Tea quotes and came across the one on the front and the quote by Prime Minister Gladstone in 1865, which I have placed inside. I haven't added anything else to the card, as in the magazine, but may add a little tag with happy birthday on it.

My other card is a quick and simple one made for a nephew who lives abroad, thought he may appreciate the flag cushion LOL.  The digi is from Little Musings, I have had it for years, I added digi paper, the denim stripe is by Gina Jane at DAISIE and the yellow check is called blue and yellow gingham! I have also had for years, just never saved the name at the time.  The file came with already coloured image as well as the chair drawing, but I decided to merge the coloured and the drawing to make it quicker, I had to get it in the post and thought I had made a card for him, but hadn't aarrrggghhh!  All done in PS, just added a bit of Stickles and a button, it says "on your birthday!" inside

I hope to get more done in future, I have a few ideas I can't wait to get done, sometimes MOJO is overactive and sometimes it's lost, why can't it just be nice and stable?

Hope you all had a lovely Easter, shame about the weather, but it WAS crafting weather LOL!


Anonymous said...

Wow, wow, wow!!! Faith, these are both fantastic - I love them!!!!

I tried to get the armchair digi a few weeks ago but the link is broken now.


Kamilicrafts said...

Love these! I have been searching for a cup and saucer cut file. I managed to make a cup but cannot get the saucer right for love nor money! I want to make a shadow box frame with 9 little teacups 3d in it!

Linby said...

wow-semi retirement is suiting your mojo, just love both of these so much.

Lisa Jane said...

oh these are fab... i love the second one.. the paper pieced chair is brilliant
Lisa x

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cards.

Sarah's Little Snippets said...

These are fabulous Faith! the armchair is gorgeous love the cushion :)Sarah x

Bonnie said...

Beautiful teacups and such a comfy looking chair!

Holly Young said...

Wonderful cards Faith! I really love your chair!

Aileen said...

Love your tea cups and chair. Fab cards. x