Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Far too early arrival!

I have waited for a couple of weeks to post this picture - I made this for Nancy's birthday and posted it early as I wasn't sure if the postal strikes were going to muck up the delivery! Anyway it arrived in the USA just five days after OH took it to the post office and unfortunately two weeks early for the birthday- but she opened it anyway... despite the warning on the envelope! Honestly, some people!!!

The image was stamped and distressed and I used different shades of white, holographic and gold embossing powders for the rays of light. Although the pic doesn't sho the 'rays of light' tumble down onto the face (done with holographic powder!),
The vintage lace was acquired from my mother in law ( who is still clearing out and finding fab fabrics and lacy bits etc...goody!). I added the charm which says 'Live in the Light' and a fabric flowerbackground with a glass flower centre secured with a brad. The whole piece is mounted onto chipboard to give it some substance for hanging on the wall.

Nancy has said she loves it - thank goodness!
Checking through the challenge blogs, Lots To Do's theme this week is 'embossing'... thought about submitting the red and gold oriental card but decided this also fitted the challange!


  1. How beautiful! Phew, I thought you'd rfeceived your fitst Christmas card LOL!

  2. No wonder Nancy loves it it.... it's beautiful Viv xx

  3. Naughty Nancy!! It's beautiful Viv I not surprised the Torsenperson loved it!

  4. This is simply stunning Viv and thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge your beautiful work

    x Hilda

  5. What a lovely card - forgive your friend for opening early - it just meant she got to look at it longer.

  6. WOW - nothing much else left to say really except....

    thanks for playing along with Lotstodo this week - Sam xxx


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