Monday, January 24, 2011

Looking in to say happy birthday

First off, if you haven't already checked out the Ezee Pzee blog hop then you still have time - the hop ends tomorrow (Jan 25) and the candy available is just fabulous! Scroll down here or click on the blog candy link in my sidebar to join the hop.
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I'm totally psyched about today's card! I picked up the image from Dustin Pike ages ago and although I love it, I hadn't used it yet.
So this weekend I was inventorying my embossing folders and when I came across this brick wall fade (from Tim Holtz) I knew that I had the perfect item to work with the image. I embossed on "Black Magic' Core'dinations paper and then lightly sanded to bring out the blue core. I cut the image out carefully and then rounded the edges to give a bit of dimension.
Since the image and colours are so strong, I chose to use a clean & simple sketch from Sunday Sketch & Stamp for the card design.


Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge - for a man/boy
Alys' Sunday Challenge - for the guys
Cards for Men - for a male & celebrate (in this case a birthday)
Catered Crop - recipe (I used Copic markers & black ink; polka dot paper)
Craft Your Passion - use 2 patterned papers
Crazy Challenge - dots & spots (polka dot paper)
Fab 'n Funky - animal magic
I Did It Creations - card for a child
My Time to Craft - spots & dots (polka dot paper)

13 comments:

  1. Oh what a fun card for a young man, I love that image. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  2. oh i love this card! So creative!

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  3. Hi Shelley, what a fabulous dinosaur card, I love the image and how he is poking out from behind the wall. Thank you for sharing with us at Cards for Men, good luck with the challenge xxx

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  4. What a crazy fun card. Love it. Thanks for playing along with Catered Crop.

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  5. Fun card!
    I found you through Feline Playful and I'm now a follower.
    Yolie
    www.JustYolie.com

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  6. This is a fab card, Shelley. I love Dustin Pike images. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

    Donna x

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  7. Great card, love the image! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

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  8. Great card, love the image!!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion & The Crazy this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell!

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  9. fab card and image. Thanks for joining us at fnf this week x

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  10. Fantastic card! I have seen that image before and I love what you have done with it :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at IDIC this week

    xx

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  11. Just fabulous. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

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  12. Great card! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion.

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