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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Shaving foam fun!

Hi my crafty friends, hope you're all well & have something nice planned for the weekend!
Not much going on here.....the boys are at work, Rebecca is snowed under with her school art work & me? Well, I have the best job.......I'm on kitty duty! I will post some more pictures soon......promise!
Thanks so much for all your kind words on my RA.......I think I've now accepted it's just something I have to live with.....and I will.......it's not gonna beat me lol! It does mean I can't craft exactly as I used to......I can't hold my Copics to colour properly......but there's plenty more I can do!
So with that in mind my makes for today are a couple of congratulations cards I made for the winners of my last candy......& I used shaving foam!! A great technique.....messy, fun & inky.....& it works every time......and oh my, does it smell good!! Once dried, I simply cut the backgrounds to size, mounted onto some coordinating card, added a die cut sentiment & finished with a couple of gems!
Sorry the photo isn't the best....we seem to be heading back toward Winter in my neck of the woods!
Thanks for calling lovelies......have a great weekend!
xx

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15 comments:

  1. Two lovely cards Jo. I love your shaving foam backgrounds. Barbxx

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  2. I really admire your positive attitude Jo. My sister has severe RA, she's had it since childhood, and absolutely refuses to let it beat her either!
    Your shaving foam technique cards look gorgeous, love the colours!
    Pretty cold and miserable here too...roll on summer!
    Chris
    x

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  3. These are fabulous Jo, gorgeous colours - I really must try this technique.
    Pauline
    x

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  4. So beautiful! I've never been completely happy with my results when I have done this so I know I have to try it again once my folder of bulging made by me papers and card stock has all been used lol! Keep on being strong huni you will surprise yourself with how strong you are. I hope you have a good and relatively pain free weekend Karen xx

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  5. Such pretty colours Jo and a great technique xx

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  6. Gorgeous makes Jo - and good for you - keep on being strong lovely lady! Hugs rachel x

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  7. You chose beautiful colours Jo really spring like shades, love the cards

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  8. Wow!! I have seen nothing as these! Such a fabulous couple of cards! Love these shaving foam backgrounds and your cards are so sweet and pretty!!
    I must try this technique, thank you for the inspiration!
    Sorry for your hands... But you are a sweet but strong lady, my friend! I'm sure that you will have so much fun with a lot of others crafty experiments :)
    Hugs and cuddles to your cuties!

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  9. Sorry you have RA, glad you are still able to craft and share your lovely projects though. These are really beautiful backgrounds, I still haven't tried this technique. Creative Blessings, Tracy

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  10. Fabulous use of the shaving foam technique, Jo! I must admit, though you believe it works every time, it's a technique I love but have never mastered. :-( Loving your great attitude toward the RA. Gives great hope to all of us who suffer with it to one degree or another.

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  11. Oooo I've still not tried this technique but it appears to make beautiful cards. I love the swirls and colour combos.
    I bet the kittens are fairly growing.

    Hugs Erika.

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  12. Lovely cards, Jo. I want to try this technique! Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards. :)

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  13. The card you sent me is on permanent show in my craft room, I love it, thank you! You certainly rock the shaving foam technique! xxx

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  14. Love those gorgeous colours, Jo! That is a fab technique that I really must try! xxx

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