Monday, 23 March 2015

#Miss You More - JAI#255

Just Add Ink have a challenge this week - 'Just Add Eggs or Ovals, and with the oval feature, this card will qualify. This week we are bidding farewell to one of our teacher colleagues, someone I've worked with from the time she began as a raw graduate 11 years ago. In that time she has progressed through the ranks until it was time to move on to a new school and become a Leading teacher. I'll miss her, but will continue to see her regularly as she and her mum like to attend my card classes. 

Friday night they were here for my Bokeh class, but after I saw them off, I went back into my craft room and worked on this card for the team to give her, along with an elegant pair of earrings.

This card measures 5½" by 5½" so there is room for several people to write messages and I have lined both sides inside and done a little more stamping. I love to mix up my stamp sets, and I went to town with this one!

Dictionary provided a soft, random background and Butterfly Basics have a line reminiscent of the edge of airmail envelopes,  a New York postmark and the fern leaf.

Painted Petals made a pretty posy in Perfect Plum, stamped once and stamped off. #Hello has a cute little sentiment - #missyoumore, and as well as the postmark from Butterfly Basics, there's a Paris one in the retired French Foliage. When I saw Prue's new hessian carry-all today, I knew this card was right on track. There was random text and postmarks but I'd held back on the plum butterfly!

Have a great week,


  1. Very pretty card, Rachel,. Love the combination of the fern & cluster of flowers in the oval. I'm sure it will be very well received. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink this week. Di

  2. This is a really lovely card, Rachel. Isn't it nice to make a personalised card that suits the recipient's likes/tastes? Beautiful! Thanks for joining in the fun again at Just Add Ink this week. :)

  3. This will be treasured Rachel - the contrast between the flower oval and the neutral tones is lovely! Love those extra postage feel accents too. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

  4. Very pretty and such a pretty stamp set too. Love your soft stamping. Chantell JAI

  5. This is such a pretty feminine card, I love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink :)

  6. I loved it! Thank you so much Rachel! It is just so beautiful and I really appreciate your effort.


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