Friday, November 12, 2010

Thank Yooooo-oooooooou!



I made this card for the girls on a little tiny forum I've belonged to now for five years or so. Last week I received the most beautiful bouquet of flowers- rich autumn colours and foliage, burnt orange coloured roses, tawny and gold freesias. When it came to lifting the flowers out of the box style carrying case there were chocolates underneath! :0)))) Thank you Chris for organising such a wonderful cheery up suprise and to the girls at Chrysalis xx. Over the past few months I've received some gorgeous cheery-up pressies and cards from the girls - makes the day a happier one thats for sure.
Thanks too go to my online friend Lottie who recently sent me the most beautifully made 'Papillon' bag which is in constant use.



The main image ( CI-225 ) and Thank You is by Crafty Individuals and available here. The background text is by a new American company called Rogue Redhead Designs but unfortunately the RRD stamps are not yet avaiable here in the UK, just to those from the States.
The background branches behind the owl were created by lightly sponging ink though a stencil.



I'm entering this little guy into the Lots to Do challenge which this week has the theme of Autumnal Colours.

26 comments:

Audrey said...

beautiful Jo - my favourite colours! I love autumn ;-)

joanne wardle said...

you're welcome. gorgeous tag. :o)

Carrie said...

awwww - fab tag - love the owl stamp too.

Rein said...

This is gorgeous!

Helen said...

This is just stunning!! Your flowers sound lovely, I adore autumn colours too, my favourite time of year I think.

Carmen said...

This is gorgeous. Love the colours, love the owl stamp - reminds me of the film The Labyrinth and I LOVE the use of the helicopters (sorry am showing my very stoopid side and don't know the real name for them *g*)

Chris said...

This is a beautiful tag, Jo. Love the muted colours and the owl is fab. Glad the flowers and choccies cheered you up a little. x

Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

Well this sounds like a really nice group that they would do the flower and candy thing for you and this thank you care/tag is fabulous! I like those "things" at the top,,,don´t know what they are called:) from the tree:)

Karen said...

Gorgeous card! You have created such rich textures with your images and ink. Beautiful work.
I'm glad that you are being nurtured by those thoughtful people. Friends and communities are so important.

crafty creations said...

Stunning tag Jo - love the way you've inked through the mask to create the background - beautiful colours and what a lovely gesture that your friends did

thanks for sharing with us on the Lotstodo Challenge x Hilda

Dotty Jo said...

So beautiful! Glad to hear you've had some 'cheery-up' gifts... it's always so nice to feel appreciated! Jo x

Carol Q said...

what a stunner Jo. lovely main image and expert stamping as ever!

kyanos said...

such a beautiful card... wonderful, I love it!!!!

Paula said...

Gorgeous tag, Jo. Beautifully collaged stamping.

Zoechaos said...

Gorgeous love the soft gentle colours and overall feel with the tag. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe

Lottie said...

What a fabulous tag card - and how wonderful to get the flowers and choccies from your forum friends. You really really do deserve them, and your forum buddies do appreciate you.

It is lovely that they have been able to express it with such a lovely gift which made you feel so loved I am sure.

Jaqi said...

How lovely, what a wise old owl he looks , great card

Chris said...

Dear Jo, I didn't know that you were having an upheaval. I hope things are getting better for you . Glad you have close friends and family for support.
Big Hugs, Chris

craftimamma said...

Your flowers sound wonderful and your card in return definitely is. Your little forum sounds like a wonderful group of people all round.

Do hope things are picking up for you.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

kjjc said...

beautiful as ever. do hope you are ok.

Vixykins said...

Awww that was nice of them Jo :) Gorgeous tag there hun!

I've just been having a little chuckle, saw a digi stamp on my travels and I thought it looked just like you lol!

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/pg_JJ_calendar_months.html

*hehe!*

Shar said...

Completely stunning! Congrats too on your card in Take Ten Winter 2010!

MadeByMaly said...

Wow, this is so lovely!

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Dezinaworld said...

Oh i simply adore this gorgeous owl tag piece Jo. Fab work as always
hugs June xxxxx

Amy said...

~gorgeous owl~ love the topping to this taggie