Sunday, 13 May 2012

A Slight Change of Plan

I was unable to go to see dad as planned this weekend - after a routine blood test before his treatment the results came back saying that his immune levels had dropped to zero - that means he has to keep away from anyone with infections or colds or anyone that could possibly carry them. As my husband has been getting over a chest infection we thought it wise to stay away - it could be quite dangerous for dad to catch anything like that at the moment.
OK - so that was the bad news - the good news is *extra crafting time* !!!!.
I made this card today for a couple of challenges

The lovely ladies at Less is More this week want us to make a One Layer Card but only using 3 stamps!
Not too difficult - I used my 'My Friend' set: floral stamp, hello and the my friend stamp. Colours are Stampin' Up Regal Rose and a Versa Magic ink pad which I think is called Split Pea!
I ran the bottom of my card through a Swiss Dots embossing folder - I did it the wrong way around though (!) so it doesn't show up very well.
I am also entering this into the St. Luke's Charity Cards Challenge where they are looking for One Layer Cards.

Thanks for looking - see you soon - Jacqueline xx


  1. I can see the reverse embossing - it looks very effective. Love the colours you've chosen too.
    Louise xx

  2. Super job Jacqueline!
    What cheerful colours!
    Thanks s much
    "Less is More"

  3. I love the pink & yellow color combo. It has inspired me to give it a try sometime. Lovely card and the embossing does show up and looks great!

  4. Lovely card. Will pray for your Dad for healing.

  5. The technical term is debossed Jacqueline and of course you meant it to happen! I think it looks great - really subtle. So sorry you didn't get to see your dad and I do hope his immune levels go up soon. Hugs, Vicky x

  6. Your debossing is a nice change to the embossing! I like your set of stamps and your arrangement gives a lovely flow. x

  7. Lovely card Jacqeuline and love the little bit of embossing at the bottom...thank for you for joining in our challenge over at St Lukes


  8. Great card Jacqueline - lovely cheerful colours. Hope you get to visit your Dad soon.

  9. Love the vibrancy Jacqueline
    Super card
    Thank you very much
    "Less is More"

  10. LOVE the bright colors--don't know how I missed this one, Jacqueline!!! :)

  11. Your cad is very pretty and I like the de-bossed dots instead :0) Gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining us at St Luke's this month.
    Jenny x

  12. I love your colours on this one Jacqueline and I've never thought to turn my folders round to deboss - genius idea!
    Thank so much for joining in our dreaded one layer challenge over at St Luke's this month - sorry I'm so behind in commenting this month.

  13. I rather like the debossed dots! Love the pretty colours on your card. Thanks so much for playing along with St Luke's.

  14. Just having a little nosey at the St Luke's entries - love yours! Gorgeous colours and I like the debossing effect with the swiss dots - sometimes the best things are found by accident!! M x

  15. This is lovely Jacqueline, love the swirls and I think the debossing looks great. Thanks for joining us at St Lukes this month.
    Lynne xxx