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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Peaceful Lake Scene

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice


Hello! First I want to share some cool news with you. Today in the UK a most amazing magazine goes on sale. Digital Crafting Essentials vol. 1, looks to be a fabulous magazine, packed with images and samples from some of our most fave artists! not only will you see my fellow Jellypark peeps inside, but also Saturated Canary, Heather Ellis (the artist behind Pure Innocence at MFT), Crafters Companion, and many others. I can't even begin to express what an honor it is to be included in this magazine!!! when you buy a copy, you receive 2 DVDs loaded with images. so cool! I'll show you my card in a later post.....


Next up is a card I made for the 'Peace and Quiet' Hope You Can Cling To challenge at SCS. the idea was to create a card using just images, no words or sentiments, to reflect a peaceful scene. I remembered that I had this wonderful image from Phindy's Place, so was glad to use it. papers are Basic Grey Serenade and border die is MFT. burlap ribbon is May Arts and button & seam binding are from my stash. pretty simple, but that is pretty much the idea.

------> TOMORROW is the day I am hostess at Hope You Can Cling To!!!!! I hope you will stop by both here and over at SCS!!!! I would love to have you play along! :)

don't forget the Pinktober blog candy! I hope to get to everyone's blogs and projects this weekend. sorry I haven't made it yet. y'all are fabulous for making projects though. thank you! :)

Challenges:
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Crafting with Dragonflies - nature/trees/leaves
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Designed to Color - tie it up
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Flourishes - burlap or canvas
Kaboodle Doodles - earth tones/colors
Perfectly Rustics - watercoloring (I color almost all of my images this way)
Inkspirational - anything goes

16 comments:

Renee said...

This is such a lovely card Jennifer & this scene is pretty much what I wake up to every morning! I know...lucky me! Can't wait to see what you have done for the magazine. Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Renee

perfectlyrustics.com said...

Jennifer, this is an absolutely beautiful card. The water colouring is wonderful! The scene certainly looks peaceful and quiet. Thank you so much for entering our fortnightly challenge at Perfectly Rustics.
Congratulations on the magazine. We'll be sure to keep an eye out for it here in Australia.

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining in at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck x

Susan Hogan said...

Peaceful and pretty image. Great design too on the card layout. Thanks for sharing with us at CWD for our latest challenge - trees/nature/leaves!

sandie said...

I love all the textures and this scene really is so peaceful-wish I was there! Thanks for joining us at Ink

Penny said...

Fabulous card, Jen! It makes me just want to dive into the lake and float around for a bit! Beautiful! Love your design and details, too! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Laura said...

Fabulous colouring! Thanks for sharing with us at DTC.

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining in at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck x

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous card, love the bow and the texture on there, i want to reach in and touch it! Thanks for sharing at Crafting By Designs this week! Mo dt x

happyglitzygirl said...

This is a beautiful card, and the scene looks very peaceful, and perfect for our challenge, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Kim Butterworth said...

Jennifer,
I love the layering and different textures that you have incorporated on this card. Your water colouring is beautiful, the cat is cute, waiting on the jetty. Thanks for playing along at Perfectly Rustics, we look forward to seeing more of your creations.
Kim

Sharnee Torrents said...

Such a lovely card dear Jennifer! I really like all the texture you've got on your card and the image of that cute cat at the end of the jetty... LOVE IT!!
Thanks HEAPS for joining with us at Perfectly Rustics! Hope to see you again soon!
Smiles SHarnee :)

Katie Sims said...

That is a lovely peaceful scene you created and it is perfect for our challenge with that burlap accent! I am so glad you could play along with us at Flourishes this week for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge! :)

Laurian said...

What a beautiful calm card!

Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!

Hugz
Laurian

*Vicki* said...

Such a lovely scene here Jen! You've done an amazing job with the coloring and accents too! :) I'm looking forward to seeing what you did in the magazine! Congrats my fellow crafty friend! HUGS :)

Sammy said...

This looks very peaceful indeed! I love your use of colour and the paper.
Thank you for joining in at Crafting with Dragonflies, Sammy-x