Friday, 4 March 2016

Feminine Flowery Collar Fold Card

Hello, Crafters.

I left here in plenty of time for my hospital appointment yesterday but found my car battery was as dead as a dodo!

I asked my neighbour if he could give me a jump start. He said my hubby has a battery thingy that do it - I should have known! DOH!

He came down to our garage to find Thingy - on account that I wouldn't know what one looked like even if it punched me on the nose!!

Thingy was found and connected to my car.

I started the engine and it roared into life - Thingy had saved the day and was put into the boot just in case he was needed again!

By now I was half an hour later than I wanted to be but was fortunate enough to arrive at the hospital with 6 minutes to spare!

In next to no time, I was seen by the consultant and sent away with a clean bill of health.

The day had improved big time!

The rest of the day was equally successful, although I still feel a little bit panicky at the amount of jobs I need to get done by the end of today!

I decided the easy option for classes on Saturday would be to take cards I'd created during the month and change them around.

Today's card is a variation of the Masculine Collar Fold Card I made.

I started with a card base of Hello Honey Cardstock, then a layer of Whisper White and a top layer of the yellow design from the Sale-A-Bration (SAB) Perfectly Artistic Designer Series Paper which was only available until 15th February 2016.

I cut the collar as per my instructions in my video Masculine Collar Fold Card.

 I stamped the sentiment from the Circle of Spring Stamp Set using Crushed Curry Ink - I should have used Hello Honey Ink!!

I stamped the small flower from the same set above and below the sentiment.

Using a ruler and my Hello Honey Marker Pen, I drew stitches around the collar.

Then, using Hello Honey Ink, I stamped three flowers from the Flower Shop Stamp Set and three from the Petite Petals Stamp Set onto some Whisper White Cardstock.

I punched them out using the Pansy Punch and the Petite Petals punch, respectively.

I curled all the flowers and, using Tombow, attached one small and one large one together.

Then I attached them to the card front using Dimensionals.

I added a large pearl in the centre of the 3D flowers and a medium sized pearl inside the two stamped flowers.

My final touch was the bow made from some retired Hello Honey ribbon.

I'm not sure I like the bow but I felt it needed something and it's the only option I could think of at the time!

I played with some of the smaller 3D flowers as well as some butterflies but nothing seemed quite right.

I think I was being held back because this is for a class and I have time restraints in the forefront of my mind!

Well, that's about it for today. I shall be working on overdrive today, so until tomorrow, happy crafting.

JanB. 

10 comments:

  1. Hi Jan, Lovely card, love the fold! I actually prefer the crushed curry for sentiment, sets it off more than the hello honey would have.
    Thanks for your creative endeavors!

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    1. Many thanks, Paowens11. Looking at it again, I see what you mean about the Crushed Curry, thank you! ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

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  2. This is really a cute and clever version of the former masculine one you did; and very cheerful in the colour choices! I like it and I'm sure your class will too! Do let us know please, how it goes and TFS as always.

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    1. Thanks, Geraldine. I'm not normally into yellow but this seemed to work - glad you like it. ☺ Happy crafting. JanB.

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  3. Hi Jan,

    My you sure do have an interesting life, LOL! I'm not into yellow to much, but I must say that I really do LOVE this card. You did a wonderful job on it...Ann

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    1. Many thanks, Ann. As they say, never a dull moment!! LOL! Happy crafting, JanB. ☺

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  4. it is a very pretty color and a really good design. i love it. glad your appointment went well too. cheers and hope you have smooth sailing today.

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    1. Many thanks, Pearl. This isn't one of my usual colours but am so looking forward to Spring and Summer! I have classes today so I can slow down, chat, laugh, have fun! I hope you have a great weekend and happy crafting. ☺ JanB.

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  5. What a pretty card, I just love it, also happy to hear your good news at the hospital xx

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  6. Hi, Annette. All the ladies in my two classes today loved it, too! Many thanks for your very kind thoughts. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

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