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Sunday, March 08, 2009

It's a Patchy One!

Jane set this week's brilliant dare; want you to be inspired by patchwork and make a patchwork looking card. Great chance to use up scraps of off cuts - or buy some new papers if needs be! Any theme as long as it is patchwork inspired.

And here is mine - Made for J's Mum's Birthday:)

MME papers and bracket, Scenic Route rub ons, Doodlebug ribbon, Papermania flowers, brads and eyelets, inking and hand stiching.

The boys also made cards for their Nan - using postcards that they snaffled from the Cinema;

Joah made this;
and Jared made this (his choice of postcard!);
TFL :)

17 comments:

Amanda's paper palace said...

WOW Jo this is a gorgeous card just love it!!!hugs amanda xx

Terrie B x said...

Jo These cards are `gorgeous`..
The boys did a great job!!Take after their fab Mam there!!!
Their Nan will be so proud!!!
Lots a love:)♥
Love your new Blog Makeover!!!

Nina said...

Wow, that patchwork card is brilliant!! Love all the details!

Tell the boys that they are talented, 'cuz they really are - those cards will blow nan away, I'm sure!

Sue said...

love your patchy card

you have clearly passed on your amazing talent to your boys they have made fab cards gotta love the Zombie one - works so well for a 'NAN' Card xxxx

Lythan said...

I would pay a lot of money to be there when your mother in law opens the cards from the boys. Ah, they remind me of mine! They have shown great artistic flair. And your card is just heart achingly wonderful. So many perfect little details. I just don't know how you do it!

world that kills said...

These cards are really excellent. I've not seen these types of cards before. this is the first time I'm seeing paper cards online. These are really really very nice. They give the feel of refreshment. I love them. Yourwork is fantafabulous. Well this is
G.M.K.C,
http://worldthatkills.blogspot.com/

Ruthie said...

I love your card Jo (as always). I see the boys have inherited your talents too. I particularly like Josh's Zombie card.

Kathy said...

Your patchwork card is fab - love those colours and all the details you've added/ The Little Js have made great cards for their Nan, she's going to be sooooo chuffed to get those

Ellepiggo by Vanessa said...

Beautiful card Jo :) Love the new look to your blog and the postcards are just great! They've done a fab job with them. :)

Vanessa.

Rein said...

Gorgeous card JO!
Joshua's and Jared's, cards are great!!

Katty Bell said...

Oooh...lubbly!
Your card is purretty.. and good to see you are keeping crafting in the family, the boys seem very adept :)

twiggypeasticks said...

Hello
I just had to visit a blog called We Don't Do Duvets, sweet memories of Trevor and Simon.
Lovely stuff here, great card and the postcards are fab.
Twiggy x

Steph said...

Love your patchwork card and all the tactile elements on it. Great colours too! x

Chris said...

Wowsa just catching up on all your latest cards Jo... they are all fab as usual :D
Loving the Panda ones in this months mag too they are totally cute... way to go :D
You always have the most brill ideas.
hugs
Chris xx

Kristen Hermanny said...

Great cards. It's awesome you got your boys to play along. I liked your bunny image that was on the Daring Card Makers DT showcase today, but couldn't find that card on your blog to tell me who, what, where! Your blog is great, glad I came anyway.

xx

Have a great weekend!

Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Tickets said...

WOW Jo this is a gorgeous card . i love your Blog .keep it up

Kit said...

you have some very gorgeous cards on your blog :o)

I love the happy birthday one above so detailed and beautiful colour combinations