Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Another Jagged Edge

It is the second week of the current butterfly Challenge
#83 Butterflies + J is for Jagged edge and or the colour of Kiwi fruit.
Here is another card for your inspiration.
It's what I call a Faff card. I spent so much time faffing around with one embellishment after another and then discarding that if I was to give it a score of 1- 10  for faffness it would get 11 (and if  that's not a word it jolly well should be!!)

I started off with the green card base and then added a piece of Imagination Crafts Rice paper. It comes in an 8.5 x11.5 sheet and is very easy to tear apart by running a wet paint brush where you want to pull it apart and then you do literally pull the paper apart to give this torn effect. The lace edging was originally white but I decided to colour with a brown promarker pen. The wording I had printed off previously and it was in my word box of stamps and dies so I just tore the edges and then went round with a gold marker pen. Finally decided to attach it at an angle  and then went looking for some roses to match the paper. Found two but thought they looked a bit bland so edged with the gold marker and they looked horrible.Back to embellishment box and found the gold filigree corners and attached one to the top right corner. Found the cream bow on my desk so stuck it on before I changed my mind. Back to the embellishment box to find a pearl to pop on top and found some decreasing in size so wacked those on too. Stood back to admire and decided the bottom corner needed  a filigree corner as well to balance so quickly adhered . This then left me with one over so to heck with it by this time I was going for broke and added it to the inside of the card.!

Here is the inside .
Added the top half of the torn rice paper to the inside  and edged the green with the gold marker pen and then also the front too. Lastly die cut the sentiment which is a Sizzix Thinlets 'Love  & Wishes 660825 '  from gold shimmer cardstock. Thankfully it cut like a dream. Of course  by this time the natural light had gone so these pictures are the best I could get. In the end I did  manage to get 4 jagged edges onto my card. The jagged rice paper, jagged lace , jagged edge around the Sentiment and the jagged filigree corners.

Challenge runs for a further week and do hope you can find the time to join in the Faffness/Fun!
You only need to add one jagged edge or use the colour +your butterfly.

Entering into the following challenges:
Through The Craft Room Door # Anything goes.
Brown Sugar #261 Anything goes.
Fussy and Fancy #192 Anything goes.
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #62 Anything goes.
Use Your Stuff # free week.
The Crazy Challenge # 254 Rustic elegance.
Dream Valley #160 Anything goes.


aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card and love the jagged edge here, great papers and colours used. hugs.x[aNNie]

Jenny L said...

Hi Mrs A,
what a very super creation, and your design is stunning and brilliantly created.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Sue said...

Hi Mrs A what a fab creation and I love the jagged edge! and congrats to Faye too with her own stamps!!! lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxx

dutchess said...

Well it was worth all the's lovely...great jagged edged.....xxxx

Mac Mable said...

Great faffing and yes I agree it should be a word x Loving the layouts and the elements you've used and yey to jagged edges x

cuilliesocks said...

Well all the Faffing was worth it Valery, it's a gorgeous card, I love the jagged edge and the rice paper is so beautiful, Kate x

Liz said...

Well worth all the faffing, Mrs A, a super card. Your post really made me smile. xx

Sandra H said...

So pretty is your card Mrs A love all that you have done to create this as always your so creative in all that you do l just love the edging and those pearls are gorgeous down the side too! sending lots of love x

Cara said...

Love this vintage feel card. I did laugh at the faffing, so glad to know that it's not just me that does this!

scrAPpamondo said...

I have never hear on "Faff" cards but your it's beautiful! :) Love the vintage feel and the leftover pieces put on the inside!
I always made all the ways you told... Put one piece, want adjust it and then it is no more good... :)

Valerija said...

Wow Mrs A! A fantatsic piece, love that unique style of you!
Valerija xx

Loose Stitches said...

Fabulous card Mrs A., love the paper and embellishments!
Hugs, Sherry x
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

Tammy L said...

Love your card! It's got a great vintage look to it! Thanks for sharing at Brown Sugar this week.
Tammy DT

Neva Zver said...

Great card love the design. Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley Challenges!
Neva DT

Tammy L said...

A beautiful vintage card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Use Your Stuff this week.