Monday, August 22, 2011

Take off for good times

I'm getting ready to put my house up for sale and so I've packed away a lot of my craft supplies. I've tried to just keep out the basics along with a minimum of patterned paper and embellishments. As a result I'm trying to use what I have still unpacked in more creative ways.

This boy's birthday card is completely without stamps (the good times sun is a rub-on) and as all my crafty friends now, I love my stamps, but they were one of the first items I packed away (except for some favorites, of course). I added brads in an unusual way (for me) by putting them onto the tree. And finally, I created the bike ramp by using strips of scrap paper. The design of the card is out of a magazine but unfortunately I can't share which one because all my magazines are packed now and I forgot to write the magazine name down when I made note of the sketch. The papers are all Abby Road.

Challenges:

15 comments:

  1. beautiful creation, thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have candy if you are interested :)

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  2. What a clever design for your card. You have done well not using a stamp and your card fits our Wheels challenge perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles.

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  3. This is so sweet.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  4. This is fun, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  5. Thanks for joining our "Create a Scene" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  6. This is absolutely ADORABLE! LOVE it! Thank you for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  7. What a super card ... thanks so much for sharing it with us at CCCB

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  8. Very creative with such small stash, love your card. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  9. Beautiful Creation

    Thanks for joining us at Secret crafter Saturday challenge and good luck!

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  10. Shelley, this is just adorable! Love that flying bike, such a great idea! I am a new follower and would love to have you drop by for a visit!
    Cindy Porter
    http://cardcrazeeme53.blogspot.com/

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  11. OMG this is so very pretty, fabulous image and colour theme, its just perfect for our challenge this week,

    Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 148 Create a Scene
    I hope you join us again next week,

    I also have a little bit of Calorie free Candy if you are interested

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :0) x.
    SCSC DT

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  12. great card, thanks for joining in with the bling it on ABC challenge.

    hugs

    nat x x

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  13. such a pretty card... I love it.

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  14. What a fabulous card!! Thanks for joining us at PCJ for the anything goes challenge!! hugsxx

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  15. what a lovely bright and cheery card. thanks for joining in UnstampaBelles challenge this month.

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