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Friday, April 3, 2015

Iris folding for a change

Good morning friends,
I hope all is well with you at the start of this lovely Easter weekend. It is just such perfect weather at the moment here in our part of South Africa. Late summer/early autumn with warm sunny days, early morning crisp air and gorgeous evenings, what more could we ask for.... I suppose a little shower of rain during the night would be most welcome.

I hadn't done any iris folding for a long time, and thought the way to get back into it was to do a swap. So I signed up for one and was a little worried as we have had some serious postal issues, but am happy to say I received my card from New Zealand and today I had a message to say my card arrived safely in The Netherlands....a big relief.

This was my card, and I must say I found it a little tricky, but I think only because I was a little out of it. I was quite happy with the result.

 
I will try and find some challenges to enter a little later.
613 Avenue Create #117...Anything goes
Come and Get It...One for the girls
Crafts Galore Encore #16...Make a card 
Creatalicious Challenge #73...Anything goes 
My Craft Creations...Anything goes
 
Wishing you all a wonderful weekend and a truly Blessed Easter. Take it easy with the chocolates.
 
Love Ursula

12 comments:

Faith A said...

This is beautiful, isn't it nice to go back and do things again?

Chana said...

How cool is this, Ursula? Very nicely conceived and beautifully executed! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Your project is being featured on our FB Page today! Please stop by to say hello and to grab your badge!
www.facebook.com/avenue613

Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Tracy Welham said...

This is lovely! I really enjoy iris folding. Love the embellishments you have used. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Beautiful iris folding! Haven't done this in a while but it used to be one of my favourite techniques. I have so many iris folding papers stored in a binder I really should do an iris fold again!

Andree said...

This is a lovely card, very elegant. I haven't done iris folding in years but it's such a fabulous technique.
Thank you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore April Challenge "Make a Card" and good luck x

Teresa Arsenault said...

You are so talented, Ursula. This is gorgeous.
Easter Blessings,
Teresa

Cheryl W. said...

This is really gorgeous, Ursula. I've never tried iris folding - guess I'm a little intimidated by it. I don't think I could ever make anything quite as lovely as your card!

Sasha Jundt said...

Very beautiful! I have never tried this technique and i think i want to try it too now :)) Thank you very much for sharing this beauty with us at 613 Avenue Create this week!
Hugs,
Sasha

Stamping With Bibiana said...

Wonderful card for today, love IF technique but do not have too mauch time doing them, I will have a project tomorrow with a simple IF technique at the french blog! great project
Have a Happy Easter
sending warm wishes from California
Bibiana

Cindy Groh said...

Fabulous iris folding.

Dewi Lestari said...

Awesome! Thanks forjoining at Creatalicious: Anything Goes
Hugs
Dewi

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)