Thursday, 11 July 2013

CD Sundays - Hats

This week's challenge at CD Sundays is "Quite Simply - Hats"

Well, I didn't have anything with JUST hats on it, but I have a CD called "Victorian Ladies" - which I won in a blog challenge, I think it was on the CD Sundays blog - where hats are a major feature of the outfits in several of the images. The CD doesn't have a brand name, but the copyright belongs to a company called JVA which I'm not familiar with. The combination of images and backgrounds is rather "Joanna Sheen-ish" so I decided to do something "rather Joanna Sheen-ish" with the image. But instead of using the whole design for decoupage, I used just the hat, inorder to emphasise  it.


Incidentally that's my first-ever coiled paper rose, and it will probably be my last! I half-cheated and used a sheet of die cuts I bought in a sale, and had to turn the house upside down looking for my quilling tool, which I'd last seen when I lent it to my daughter almost 20 years ago. Luckily half her craft stuff is still here waiting for her to make space for it, but it's so long since I used it I was all fingers and thumbs, and as  you can see I got glue everywhere. It's the kind that dries clear, but I was too impatient to take the photo so the rose has a big white blob in it!

7 comments:

  1. A beautiful card Jane. Such a lovely image and gentle colours.Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday. Tess (GD). x

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  2. A lovely card Jane, I love the image and your colours. Thanks for joining us this week and good luck in the draw.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  3. It's lovely Jane. A beautiful image (love the dog as much as the hat) and a great design.
    Thank you for joining in.
    Beryl xx
    CD Sunday Dt

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  4. I think this is a lovely card Jane and I love the blue mats and corners which compliment the image perfectly.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  5. A beautiful card Jane and a beautiful rose (you can get die cuts for these). I love how the blue card matches the blue of the bow on the hat. Thanks for joining in at CD Sunday this week.

    Sue T x
    CD Sunday DT

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  6. Another lovely card, love the image.
    Thanks for sharing with us at CD Sunday this week.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  7. A lovely card Jane, great colours, thanks for sharing at CD Sunday x

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