Sunday, 3 April 2016

G is for Giraffe

Hello.  Welcome.  So where did that two weeks go???   Jane has put up the new dictionary challenge at the Craft Barn and I suddenly realised my G altered playing card was no where to be seen.  So I looked through my box of scraps and found a partly coloured giraffe.  Since I had started to colour it pink I decided to go with that......



I didn't intend to use Giraffe but this little cutie from Flonzcraft was just too endearing



I was playing with the idea of a vellum layer when I came across this Buddha paper from Craft Creations.  It's made up of these beautiful leaf skeletons and allows the playing card back to still be seen.   I quite like this look



Ah yes, well......  I got this feather die out last week to join a challenge with the theme of feathers and it never got used.  So for some reason, and I'm blaming it on the girl next door, I had a vision that a load of pink feathers would look like a pink banana tree.  No comments about continental incompatibilities please



I added the definition from the OED and G is for Giraffe

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
The Craft Barn Apha/Dictionary Challenge - G
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - We Can See Clearly 
VSC Challenge 42 - Lots of Layers 
Scrappiness Utfordring 14 - Ikke Kort, Lommescrapping eller LO'er 
Scrappegarasjen Utfordring 22 - Inspirasjons Bilde  I used pink

8 comments:

  1. This is such a beautiful creation! Love the cute image. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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  2. Well I thought exactly that when I saw your fun card Gail and agree the feather dies makes a super palm tree.

    Many thanks for joining us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    B x

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  3. Hi, beautiful card you have made, thanks for joining our challange at Scrappiness.

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  4. An unexpected combination of elements, Gail, but they do work perfectly together!! Love your wee giraffe who, by the way, fits perfectly on your altered playing card! Bravo!

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  5. Wow, love this, great elements used and such a cute giraffe! Thank you for entering The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

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  6. The feather die cuts make a perfect tree to shade your cute giraffe from the sun.

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  7. This card is so so cute and I love the giraffe!! Thanks for joining us at Scrappegarasjen this time.
    Hugs, Synnøve

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  8. Love it and so cute!
    Thanks for playing with us at scrappegarasjen.
    www.scrappegarasjen.no

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