Saturday, 11 August 2012

Peacock feather

How wonderful it is to be off work for two weeks, apart from the odd bit of housework, I have spent the whole first week in my craftroom, (yes I am very fortunate to have a room to myself instead of having all my craft things dotted around the house like I used to in my other home) ahhh luxury. I have started to stick to my first thought when deciding how to do a card, or else I can analyse to death for ages and that is so much hard work, anyway, when less is more announced that this weeks challenge was fur or feathers, I immediately thought of a peacock, so voila. I am also entering this card for the CAS-ual Fridays challenge this week which is square cards, these clean and simple challenges are really helping me as they are not usually my thing, but I totally admire people like Debby Hughes of Limedoodle and Lisa Lara of Lisa's Life Lines, their work is always inspiring.

22 comments:

  1. lovely image - really nice colours

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  2. This is such a gorgeous card Jane! The image is beautifully coloured and I love the CAS design. You mention ladies that inspire you but I would say that your card is pretty inspiring too!

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  3. Fabulous card, Jane! Same here. I can sit an analyze a card to death if I don't stick to my original plan. And I am also a huge admirer of Debby. Thans for playing along this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. SImply gorgeous - lovely image too

    Kathyk

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  5. Stunning card, Jane but for our one layer week the card needs to be just the card base with no additional layer.
    Fabulous feather!
    Thanks very much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  6. This is simply beautiful Jane, but I would just re-iterate what Mandi mentioned about the one layer!
    Gorgeous image!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Hi Jane, Fabulous coloring, yours was the first card I clicked on - to make it a one-layer card, try again, but just emboss some lines around the square - it will give an effect similar to layers.

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    1. Oh yes, thanx so much, in my eagerness I forgot it was a one layer challenge too.

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  8. What a great stamp and I love how you've coloured. Fab xx

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  9. Gorgeous card, I think I need a feather stamp now :) Viv xx

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  10. Jane, your coloring on this feather is awesome! What a perfect image for this challenge!

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  11. A perfect LIM card! Beautifully done! Hugs, Lesley

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  12. Just beautiful. Love the embossed edges.

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  13. Beautiful card Jane.

    Karen x

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  14. Jealous of your two weeks off!! Gorgeous card..love the feather! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  15. Wowza!! That is a stunningly beautiful card! The coloring is amazing, and the embossing really brings it up to the next level!

    Enjoy your vacation! As we say at Operation Write Home -- Stop your foolish chores. Leave your fine china to soak. . . to go make amazing cards! :)

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  16. Very beautiful card. I love how the colour seems to run a bit around the feather, giving it a fuzzy, more natural look.

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  17. What a beautiful card, very worthy of being showCASed - congratulations! I must admit to havine looked twice when I saw your name though, because my maiden name was ..... Jane France!!!!

    Jane (Willis née France)

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