Friday, 5 October 2012

It's been too long

.........since I made a card using my favourite GorJuss Girls - these are about the only images without mouths that don't give me the 'heebie jeebies':
I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card stock

- marine blue backing card from the snippets folder, am sure this is SU's

- mustardy yellow backing card by SU

- decoupaged and layered GorJuss Girl image - ha, the pile by her feet is meant to be fallen leaves, I think

- sentiment by Craftwork Cards, layered onto punched piece of marine blue card

- flowers punched and topped with white card candi

- ribbon from the ribbon box - this is luscious stuff, double sided thick satin with one side marine blue and the other brown (but an absolute devil to tie a bow with!)

The rest of the mustardy yellow backing card is to one side for now - I have an idea for the image that's already printed on it :)

Sigh, now having to resort to taking photos using the daylight lamp here, which means almost lying horizontally across the desk - still, it gives Len a laugh seeing my b*m waving in the air!

Di
x

13 comments:

  1. This is so pretty - your wee girl is gorgeous

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  2. I agree I love the gorjuss girls. Great card, can't wait to see what you come up tih for the rest of your paper

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  3. Hi Di

    A beautiful make and a great colour combo.

    I too have trouble with images that have no mouths LOL!!!

    Pleased it isn't just me.

    Love Jules xx

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  4. Love the card but also love the picture you paint of you taking the photo....be careful now! :-)
    Hugs,
    A x

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  5. Lovely card Di, l really like the Gorjuss images and had never noticed she didn't have a mouth. Very remiss of me!

    Your colour combo is perfect, the yellow really highlights her colouring.

    Hope your Friday is a good'un. Bottoms up!

    Big hugs xxx

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  6. This is a sweet card Di . . . great colour co-ordination too! Love the blue and yellow combo. Perfick!

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  7. I know exactly what you mean about images without mouths, they freak me out too. But I too love the Gorjuss Girls as well. Fabulous card.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  8. Beautiful card - I like that colour combination and I know what you mean about images without mouths too - however this Gorjuss Girl is cute.

    I have a couple lengths of that ribbon in different colours and I find it difficult to tie and get the reverse to stay on the reverse, if you see what I mean. Mind you, I'm pretty useless at tying bows - it can take me as long to do that as to make the rest of the card :))

    Hope things have eased off for you now and look forward to seeing what you make with the leftover mustard paper. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  9. Love the petrol blue, well that's what it looks like to me, and I don't know how you have managed to match ribbon and card so very well.
    Super card but I would still have had to draw a nose and a mouth.

    Kath x

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  10. She is a gourjuss cutie mouth or no mouth.Least she can't nick all the jam tarts unlike those goblins behind the potting shed!!! Whole tray they had. Hugs Mrs A.

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  11. Oooo! Is this one of the ones I "made" you buy?! She is gorjuss! My hairdresser has a thing about images of dolls without faces/mouths. She doesn't like my Catriona so I leave it out on purpose!! Hee Hee
    Can't get the image of your bum waving in the air now! You will have to show me next Saturday!!
    Only 8 more sleeps!! :-)
    xx

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  12. Hi Di, Do you know l had lots of these images with the background papers think they where decoupages l had them so long ago and silly me l copied them to my computer then deleted them because l wasn't keen but seeing how you have put this one together l think l should of kept them you have done a beautiful card with this one and the flowers and ribbon are just a lovely finishing touch.......have a lovely weekend xx

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  13. Such a pretty card Di, I love gorgeous girl cards. I know what you mean about the heebie jeebies, some are just plain scary!
    Laura xx

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