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Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Oh Brother!

Good Morning Crafters, I don;t know what the weather is like where you are but here in N.Ireland its gorgeous! Doesn't everything smell nicer when the weather is good? I have potted a few plants, got the clothes out on the line and my class's ready for tonight and tomorrow, I'm starting to think maybe I go by solar lol. Long may it last! Anyway, here is a little card I've made for my brothers birthday and also what we are making in our class tonight, its a little wiper card and there is a tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers for those of you that have never made one of these. I have used this gorgeous little digi image from the Stampfairy, I'm a big fan of these little bears and as my brother loves to fish it was perfect for him. I have coloured the image with promarkers and prisma colours, I wanted to show the ladies in the class how to add shading when you don't have a huge collection of promarkers, I've also added glossy accents to his nose but it isn't showing up in this photo. As you can see I've painstakingly stitched around my card......ok......I used a white gel pen lol. and I've embellished my card with brass eyelets and button.


Here you can see the little pop up happy birthday. 


Right, off to use up more of this solar energy before the sun goes down, enjoy your day whatever your up to  and hope the sun is shining for you. 
I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge ~ Buttons and Bows
Joanna Sheen ~ Happy Birthday
I love Promarkers ~ Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew ~ Dimension
Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Birthday Card
One Stitch at a Time ~ Anything Goes


17 comments:

Denise @ kc242 said...

What a fantastic card. Love that image. Too CUTE! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the creative card crew for this challenge.
CCC-DT
Denise

NanaConnie said...

Delightfully clever, Donna! Love that image and the paper you chose. So glad you are shareing it in our 3-D challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week.
NanaConnie TT DT

pinky said...

Wish I was solar powered Donna lol. Stuck in house with chest infection, heat does not like me at the minute but it looks so gorgeous out there. I love your card, what a great shape. I should come to one of your classes mrs!! The gel stitching is amazing, wish my machine could do that lol.

Ceal said...

super cute! thanks for playing with us at tuesday throwdown

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - great shape and sweet image.
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Josephine said...

This is such a sweet card!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! Donna, this is so very cute, love the sweet image and fab design.

Donna x

Michele Roos said...

This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

Nicola said...

Gorgeous creation Donna, love the image shape and details!
Thanks for using buttons and bows for Allsorts this week and good luck!
Hugs Nicola xxx

coops said...

stunning card donna.the shape is fantastic and i love the sweet bear.
thanks for joining in our birthday challenge this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, love the shape and the cute bear.
luv
debby

Andie's Space said...

Hi Donna,
This looks fabulous. I love your cute image & fabulous card design.
Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers.
Hugs,
Andie xx

xxxtglxxx said...

What a fantastic creation! :) Love it! Gorgeous clean lines and a great shape too!

Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jan said...

This is great thanks so much for joining us at CCC.
Over at CFAS we have a buttons & bows birthday blog hop running at the mo. If you would like to join us! xx Jan
http://www.craftingforallseasons.blogspot.co.uk/

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Awww this is so cute, your brother will love it! a really gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT and good luck Julie x

Crafty Chris said...

Donna this is gorgeous never heard of that design before, I am sure your brother luved it, isnt this weather gorgeous i hope it lasts.
Chris x

pinky said...

Thanks for the birthday wishes mrs, feeling much better now thankfully. Isn't the weather amazing!!