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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Enjoy Life Paper Doll

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice

Today's post is a bittersweet one for me. The card was supposed to be published. sadly, the magazine not only closed down before publication, but my cards were lost. They were supposed to be returned to me, but I never received them. so this photo is all I have left of all my hard work. :(  I will share the other card tomorrow.


The paper doll pieces are by A Day for Daisies. I don't think Tammy ever added them to her shop. she did add complete dolls though, so you can find some similar to this one and the one I post tomorrow. digital paper and elements are from the Basic Grey Out of Print collection. the doll itself was paper pieced and then lightly inked. dress was paper pieced as well with highlights added using both a wink of stella clear glitter pen and black spica glitter pen.

flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and Prima. the card base was created by using a Prima stencil (LOVE this doily!!!) and pink glimmer mist. trim is Prima also. all buttons and button card are vintage. the sentiment is from SRM Stickers.

I loved playing with paper dolls when I was a young girl. I hope you enjoy this card I have made. :)

Challenges:
Word Art Wed - anything encouraging (Congrats on Celebration!)
Little Red Wagon - digi do
Kraftin' Kimmie's Wonderful Wed - anything goes
Fan-tastic Tues - make it feminine and square or rectangle
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Love to Scrap - do a double take (I think I have 4 patterned papers here...)
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Stempelsonne - anything goes
Aud Sentiment - anything goes plus a sentiment
Hanna and Friends - use kraft cs
Fab 'n Funky - shabby chic (my fave!)

22 comments:

Joan B said...

On the sweet side, this rocks. It is my favorite of all the work you've published on your blog. LOVE it.

On the bitter, it is a shame what happened to the card and the magazine. ARGH

Becca Cruger said...

I saw this in the Aud Sentiments gallery and had to pop over to tell you how much I adore it! It's SO sweet and the mix and match of funky cool patterns is over-the-moon cool!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love, love this card --the image is so charming and sweet and love your embellies!!

Golden Goddess Designs said...

just lovely! glad to see you posting lots again!

Alicia

JanR said...

Too bad about your cards! I love the paper piecing on this. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Gaby Dierx said...

I love her dress...:-)!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Bad Kitty said...

gorgeous card

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wowzers, this is gorgeous, Jennifer! How disappointing that you didn't get your original cards back and that they aren't being published. Good thing you took photos - you did a fabulous job - I love everything about it! Looking forward to the other one.

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The layers, textures and colors are outstanding and the backgrounds are delicious. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 200th Celebration Week’ challenge!.
Blessings and Hugs, Carole
It's very sad to have lost the originals.

Penny said...

Oh, what a bummer you didn't get this card back! It is a beauty! Love that fab paper-doll image! Really cool design and details! :^)
Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs, Penny

Anita said...

Stunning card! At least you were brave enough to try and be published. I am sorry that the magazine closed and lost your cards. Hugs!

Tracy said...

I was a paper doll girl too. :-) It's so good to see you crafting again. I always enjoy seeing your wonderful style. Hugs!

Melissa said...

LOVE this!

Pamela said...

Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart.

Pam x

Marilyn Webb said...

Awesome card!! Thanks for joining our Challenge with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
hugs
Marilyn DT

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

What a cute shabby chic card! I like the vintage feel too. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

What a fab mix of elements! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Fab 'n' Funky for our 'Shabby Chic' challenge. Your cool card is perfect for this challenge. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great card Jennifer! I love her dress & all the other added details!
Great colours too!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Lillian A said...

Great job on the paper piecing - sorry that you weren't able to get this back to be able to brighten someone's day. Thank you for entering our "double take" challenge at Love To Scrap.

Billie A said...

lovely image and the paper piecing really makes a difference. I love this card and so glad you shared with us at Aud Sentiments.

Natalie said...

So sorry to hear what happened, very disappointing... Your card is lovely!! Thanks for celebrating with us by sharing your card this week at Word Art Wednesday's 200th Challenge!

Julie said...

Such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Julie T