JiFFy Girls: Fall Mums

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Just for Fun – I’ve been holding on to this project for a few days.  Every month, I participate in a friendly little challenge, just for fun, with my girlfriends Alli Miles, Julie Campbell, Kim Hughes and Michele Boyer. One of us picks an image and one of us picks patterned paper for all to use. It’s always neat to see how everyone’s mind works just a little bit differently for several cool card ideas. This month, Julie selected Autumn Abundance for us to work with, and Alli mailed everyone this delicious paper from My Mind’s Eye, Colorful Christmas. Fun stuff!

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I colored my mum image with Copic Markers (BG10, BG11, Y38, YR09, YR16, YR31, G82, YG93, YG95) and added a little bit of glimmer with a Spica Glitter Pen. I used an airbrush with Copic YR31 to create the back glow to the mum image. The ribbon along the bottom was ruffled by making a loose stitch with my sewing machine along one edge and gathering the ruffles together. You need to start with a length of ribbon about 1 1/2 times the finished size. Button and twine finish it off. The cardstock is Suede Dark Brown from Prism and Flame StarDream Metallic.

I hope you have time to check out the other JiFFy projects. I always enjoy them. Have a great day!

11 responses to “JiFFy Girls: Fall Mums

  1. your card is SO dainty and beautiful Lori!

  2. Ohhh…I love this, Lori! The ruffle, button, your coloring, it’s all perfect!

  3. So pretty Lori! I love the warmth of the background behind the mums. I’m just waiting for this stamp set to arrive at my place. It’s such a pretty set! Gorgeous ribbons too!

  4. This is just adorable! I love the added color with the airbrush system. The ruffle is adorable… and I love the way that the twine flows on your card. CUTE-IFUL!

  5. Love the ruffle! Great job on the Mum/Christmas paper challenge! :)

  6. Those ruffles are TO DIE FOR!!! Your card is so soft and elegant.

  7. Gorgeous!

  8. Very pretty, Lori! Love your colors!

  9. Gorgeous, Lori – love the ruffles! Great coloring, too!

  10. That ruffle is the cutest thing. Love those colors together. It is such fun to see each of your interpretations. Thanks for sharing.

  11. This is just super charming Lori!! I adore your ruffled edge with that sweet button!! And mums….Love ’em!!

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