Friday, January 16, 2015

Friends with Flair - Imagine. Dream. Fly.






"Cats seem a bridge to a world beyond the one we know."
                                                             ------------------Lynn Hollyn

Hi, Friends.....

I am back with my second Unity - Friends with Flair card for this week.  I pulled out my Unity Itty Bitty set called Feather Flight.  I had previously cut the feathers apart and for this project used only one of them.

I have a plastic index card file box on my craft table stuffed full of different backgrounds from previous experiments (ahem..).  I pulled this pretty one out that I'd never used from my Whipped Cream technique cards!  (It was supposed to be shaving cream, but I didn't have any, so I improvised with spray whipped cream!!  lol... )


I stamped the feathers with Memento - London Fog, including some second generation ones.  The sentiment is in Memento - Tuxedo Black.   I mounted the front panel onto blue cardstock and then onto white.   Iridescent sequins scattered about were all that was needed to top off the card.  I hope you like it!


I am also playing along in the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge:

Thanks for all your wonderful comments.  Have a lovely weekend!!

<3
Janis

Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1.  Unity Friends with Flair Link-Up 
2.  Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - January 15 Soft Scarf
3.  Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Inky Background
4.  Craft Stamper - Take it Make it Challenge January 2015 - Take a Stamp 
5.  Vandicrafts Artistry Challenge Jan 2015 - Anything Goes
6.  Unity Be Inspired Challenge - Jan 8 - Feb 11 - Color Challenge 

63 comments:

ElizabethR said...

Lol sorry that did make me chuckle, can't say I've ever used spray cream ona a crad before :) Thank you for joining in the Craft Stamper challenge and good luck, Elizabeth xxx

Ruby said...

I never used whipped cream on a card. Interesting results. I have wanted to do the shaving cream technique but just haven't got to that yet.

Renee said...

Love that technique, lovely card! Thanks for joining us at the CS Take It Make It Challenge. Wishing you the best.

DIANA L. said...

I saw you on Unity FWF
This looks like so much fun to make I love it.
Have a Blessed day, DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

Mandi said...

Such a pretty card I love the sequins you added a lovely touch!

Tanya/Nonna said...

Now that sounds like a fun technique! I love the soft, muted background you created. Very pretty card.

Kim Marie said...

So very pretty!

Gaylynn said...

Looks like wind blown feathers. Pretty.

Angie Tieman said...

This is so pretty! Love your improvisation! I don't think I could have spared any whip cream for not eating though! Lol

Janis said...

It was pretty funny to use the whipped cream, instead of the shaving cream. hehehehe.... Thanks for your visit and sweet comment!

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Janis said...

That shaving cream technique is a lot of fun....and it made it all the more fun to spray whipped cream all over the place. lol.... Thanks for stopping by!!

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Janis said...

Thank you so much, Renee!! I appreciate your kind words. Have a lovely weekend.

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Janis said...

Thanks so much, Diana. I appreciate your visit and nice comment!!!

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Janis said...

Thanks for your lovely comment, Mandi!

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Janis said...

Hehehehe.....spray whipped cream makes everything fun!!! :) Thanks so much for you visit and kind words.

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Janis said...

Thank you, Kim!!! Have a lovely weekend!!

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Janis said...

Thanks, Gaylynn. I appreciate you stopping by and leaving such a nice comment!!

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Janis said...

Hehehehehe......I know what you mean abt the whipped cream! I do love whipped cream....and lots of it! Sure was fun to play with. :) Thanks for your visit!!!

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Janis

Amy Sheffer said...

Love your background! Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call!

Sue D said...

Lovely feather card and too funny that it worked with whipped cream.

Carol L said...

The feathers are just stunning with all that beautiful color! I love how delicate and fragile everything looks! Well done!

SmilynStef said...

Love those feathers ... such a pretty card.

Dawn Fields said...

Breathtaking!

Jean said...

This is so pretty! Cool feathers!

Emma Williams said...

Such a pretty card and I love those feathers! Thank you so much for sharing your project and for joining us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! :)

Stampsnob. said...

This has such movement the colors are fluid .Great card........Lis

Barbara Thompson said...

Whipped cream on a card! Yum! Love the technique!

Donna K said...

Well aren't you busy! Two wonderful creations. Love the feathers!! Hope your weekend was beautiful.

Katherine said...

Love the soft colors and look... def. inspiring for the Curtain Call!

Linda said...

Whipped cream .....Now that's different! Lovely background effect though. Thanks for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge ... good luck! Linda xx

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Good for you, improvising with the whipped cream! This is literally a sweet card! :)

Janis said...

Thanks so much, Amy!!! It was fun playing along at CC!

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Janis

ionabunny said...

Great effect but I can think of much better uses for whipped cream. Most of them involve cakes! Love the abstract look to this card and the floaty feathers. Hugz

Janis said...

Thank you, Sue!! Hahaha...yah, I know....whipped cream is a wee bit unconventional, isn't it? But it worked! :)

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Janis said...

Carol, thank you so much for your lovely comment!!! I hope you have a wonderful week!!!

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Janis said...

Thank you, Stef. I appreciate your visit!!

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Janis said...

Wow......really? Thanks so much for that encouraging word!!!

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Janis said...

Thank you so much, Jean. I am so happy you stopped by.

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Janis said...

Thanks, Emma!!! I appreciate you dropping by on your rounds and leaving such a nice comment!!!

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Janis said...

Thanks, Lis......I really appreciate you mentioning the movement because it was one of the main things I was trying to convey with my card. Hope you have a wonderful week.

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Janis said...

Ooooooh, yeah.....me and whipped cream are such wonderful friends!!! Who knew it could help me in my crafting, too! :) Thanks so much for your visit!!!

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Janis said...

Thank you, Donna. I had a lovely weekend and am looking fwd to a crafty week......(I hope!!). Thanks so much for your nice words!!

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Janis said...

Thanks so much, Katherine!! I had a lot of fun with this technique....prob too much fun! Ha. I appreciate your visit!!

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Janis said...

Hehehehehe....yah, I know, right? Whipped cream???? Is she crazy or what? Well, yes, actually. Ha. Thanks for your nice comment!!!

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Janis said...

When you live as far away from town as I do, you learn to do a lot improvising!!! :) Thank you for your very sweeeeeet words.

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Janis said...

Yes, well it was a real sacrifice using my spray whipped cream for a card technique, but sometimes you have to take one for the team, right? Ha!!! Thanks so much for your encouraging comment!!!

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Janis

Karenladd said...

This is gorgeous and the ethereal background combined with the feather images makes for a spectacular design. I keep pledging to learn some new techniques this year but all I have to do is follow your blog while you try them all ....and then copy you! So my one question is, how did you resist licking the whipped cream off the paper? Ha!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Oh, how pretty. Love the shaving cream technique on the background with the pretty feathers. Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.

Janis said...

Hahaha! With all the distress inks I put in the whipped cream, I wasn't overly tempted to eat any. Besides, it likely would have left a more tenacious "mustache" than drinking Kool-Aid!! That would have been a bit difficult to explain.... Ha.

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Janis said...

Thanks so very much, Monika!! Sometime I might have to buy an inexpensive can of shaving cream just for doing this technique!! :)

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Janis

Marisa said...

Beautiful background for the feathers! Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call.

~amy~ said...

Whip Cream...I love it!
Thanks for playing with us at Curtain Call!

Tracy said...

Another beauty Janis, adore that sentiment ..thank you for joining in at the Take it, Make it Challenge xxx

Melissa Vandridge said...

Love the background! :) Thank you for sharing on this months Artistry Challenge. Melissa - Vandicrafts

angie blom said...

I love how artistic this card is, gorgeous!

Kelli Haglund said...

I had to go back and re-read as I thought you said you used whipped cream and to my surprise, you actually said that. AMAZING!!! Thanks for sharing.

Janis said...

Ooops....got behind on my replies!!! Sorry abt that! Thanks so much for your visit and sweet comment!!

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Janis said...

Thank you, Amy. You are so sweet to stop by!!!

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Janis said...

Thanks so much, Tracy!!! Your kind words are so encouraging!!!!

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Janis said...

Thanks, Melissa!!! It's only one of a couple things I can think of that sprayed whipped cream is good for!!! Yum.

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Janis said...

Thank you, Angie. It is so sweet of you to come visit my blog!!!! LOVE your work!!!

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Janis said...

I know....crazy, right? Ha. Thanks so much for your fun comment!!!!

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~Robyn said...

Very Lovely!