Tuesday 10 May 2016

The Pretend Friend

A card made with one of my old Gorjuss stamps today, this one is called The Pretend Friend, she's been coloured with my usual Promarkers, with paper piecing for the dress, and some Seedless Preserves Distress Ink round the edge of the topper for a slightly grungy look.
 The papers are Gorjuss, from Papermania, to which I've added black card for matting, the button in the middle of the bow is from the Gorjuss range too.  From the same black card as I used for the layering, I die cut a doily with an Xcut die, which I tucked behind the topper.
To embellish, I added some organza ribbon, some black crochet lace, that I stapled on with pink staples to add to the grungy look, a sentiment stamped with a Lili of the Valley stamp, a flower made with my Sue Wilson Cornflower die set with gold micro beads in the centre, leaves made with Marianne dies from black card then rubbed with gold gliding wax and finally, some blobs of Nuvo Crystal Drops in Black in the corners.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Lemon Shortbread - #15 - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - #156 - Use a Die Cut
Glitter 'n' Sparkle - #187 - One for the Ladies
Penny Black and More - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - #315 - Birthday Card for a Girl
Crafty Catz - #323 - Female Only
Fussy and Fancy - #163 - Birthdays
QKR Stampede - #190 - Feminine / Mother's Day
CRAFT - #362 - Paper Piecing
Crafting With an Attitude - #15 - Anything Goes


  1. Such a stunning card. Sure anybody would be happy with this for there birthday.Thanks for joining us over at the C.R.A.F.T Challenge xx Jean DT XXXX

  2. So cute card! I love your Gorjuss. Thanks for playing with us at Fussy & Fancy challenge.
    Nathalie DT

  3. Great card Wendy, I love all things gorjuss
    Hugs Kelly

  4. So very cute, Wendy. Thank you for joining us for the QKR Stampede challenge this week.

  5. Oh, so precious, Wendy! Darling image. Love seeing you play along at QKR Stampede this week in our "Feminine/Mother's Day" challenge. Thanks and good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  6. Super cute! Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  7. Gorgeous birthday card and such a sweet image, I love that bow! Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy!
    Tammy x

  8. Gorgeous card! I love the flower and ribbon you added. Thanks for joining us at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge!

    DT member

  9. Sweet and lovely card with great details.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more May Challenge, good luck;-))m

  10. So sweet! Love the color combo and your design is great! The image is so cute and your coloring is fabulous!
    Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you again soon!

  11. such a sweet card! Thanks for playing along in the Artistic Inspirations Challenge.


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