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Ashington, Northumberland, United Kingdom
I am 34, married to Raymond and have three dogs, Jed and Broady - Black Labradors; and Bailey - Chocolate Labrador. I am a Paediatric Nurse. I have been crafting for as long as I can remember. Crafts I enjoy range from cardmaking, ATC's, Fat Pages, jewellery making, to needlecrafts and silk painting. I hope you enjoy looking at my creations. Thank you xx


Saturday, 22 February 2014

My Bestie 50th Birthday Bling

Hi all

This is a card I have just finished for an order.
It's a special 50th Birthday Mam card. 

I've got to say I'm pleased with how it has turned out. 

I have used Crafters Companion Spectrum Noir Pens and Pencils to colour the image. 

Card Recipe

Crafter's Companion Black and Purple Centura Pearl Card
Sherri Baldy Bestie Image
Barely Mine Extreme cd - backing papers and insert
Gems and glitter
White hammered card stock
Embosillicious Regancy Swirls folder 
Chipboard numbers
Glossy accents
Flower Lace
Pink Gem Happy Birthday Mam Round Sentiment Digi
Star Dust Stickles
Dusty Concord Distress Ink
Various Dies
Crystal embelishments

 Challenge Entries

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge - #108 Sketch

 The Stamping Boutique Challenge - #5 Die or Punch
Crafty Girls Challenge - #12 Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges - Add a Flourish (on backing paper and embossed card)
Crafty Ribbons - #77 Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenges - Bling it, Bling, Bling
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - #2 Add a Gem, or glitter, or Candi or any bling you fancy!!!
Feeling Crafty Challenge - #25 Dies and/or punches

Well that's it for now.

I will be back soon

Hugs Rachel


Laura said...

Gorgeous colours
Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges

melissac said...

Love the feathers!! Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique!! Hope you join us again soon!!

Chris said...

What a lovely glamorous card for a 50th birthday! Fab image colours and design..the feathers are an inspired addition!
Thanks for playing along at Southern Girls Challenges!

Lizzie said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique.

Tamie said...

Awe I just love, love, love the color of your creation, the fabulous detail, your wonderful image and all of those gems. Thank-you for joining us at the CardsGaloreEncore Add a Gem, or glitter, or Candi or any Bling you fancy Challenge

Tamie DT

Anita Byrne said...

Beautiful creation ..Thankyou for joining us at the crafty girls challenge blog..good luck ..Anita DT

Andree said...

A great card and fabulous colours. I love the fluff.

Thank you for joining in with the Feeling Crafty challenge this month and good luck x

Stef H said...

she's got my kinda look! what a beauty! so glad you joined us at the TSB challenge!!!

Norma said...

Gorgeous card, Rachel. Love this colour combo--it's stunning. Great take on the sketch. Those feathers add the perfect touch--terrific match to the image.
Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

Beth Brovold said...

WOW Rachel...this is just GORGEOUS!!! So many details and goodies to take in!!! I'm sure that you Mom loved it!!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy "Sketch" challenge...good luck and please keep sharing with us!!

Pauline said...

Stunning card, great colouring and I love the fancy feather and bling!
I was wondering which card you use for colouring your stamped images? I'm still hunting for the best type, I use Promarkers.