Friday, July 3, 2009

Masculine Upsy Daisy

I have been sorting through my desk and taking the lazy way out - making cards with the 'bits' rather than put them away - this way I am getting some UFO's finished...this embossed Upsy Daisy has been sitting on my desk since the last one I posted, so I thought I would do something with it - then I saw the sketch for the Creative Inspiration Challenge and came up with this card...as I have used both wet and dry embossing it also is for the StampinB Challenge and the Ways to Use it Challenge on SCS requires corrugated card on our card - so yay - a triple challenge card today!!

I love these colours and had just been using these papers for another card, so that made it even better!! I used the Fiskar Texture Plate for the lower panel, it made it look more like a canvas, it is the first time I have used the one, but I think it is going to be a favourite!! The corrugated card is left over from another challenge months ago...just a couple of thin torn pieces...I keep everything if I think I am going to use it again...someday I guess I will have to do a big sort out BUT in the meantime I will find as much use for it as I can!! Each layer is mounted onto black CS to make it stand out. I have enjoyed combining these challenges, it gives more boundaries to work within and makes it a bigger challenge. Surprisingly enough for me, the only edges I sponged are the edges of the circle, the rest of the EDGES are CLEAN!!!

That is it for me with this card...it is Friday night and we are having 'Family Night' and going to watch...Just like Heaven....my girls chose it - my DS NOT so keen - as they are getting older it is harder to find a movie they all like!!

Thank you for visiting - please leave a comment so I know you have been, I would hate to have missed you - don't forget to come again!! I hope your weekend is a good one, whatever you are doing! God bless you!
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  1. What a great use of your bits and pieces Linda! Love the colors and the textured panel! Love the Upsy Daisy in a circle! Love the corrugated! Super job! Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. Your card is beautiful. You have a great bits and pieces pile because this turn out fantastic.

  3. Wow!Linda, you are so great with DP. I could take a few lessions from you. This is one beautiful card!

  4. really gorgeous card. So glad to find your blog! tHanks for stopping by my blog

  5. Hi Linda, good to 'meet' you today! thanks for stopping by my blogs and i look forward to seeing the card you make using my sketch :)
    You have some lovely work here...

    Carol x

  6. Very cool, great designa and love the texture on this one!!! Hope you DS survived the movie! LOL!! And - believe me, it's very cold and windy up here too!!! (OK, it couldn't be as bad as Canberra!!)

  7. Lovely card Linda, love the image, and the papers are beautiful, such great colours. Thanks for joining us on Creative Inspirations Challenge. Louise x

  8. wow luv your card,gorgeous colours and luv all the bits and pieces you have putinto it Linda ...beautiful!!
    thanks for joining in with us at creative inspirations and good luck.

  9. Hi,
    your card is stunning thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations challenge .great take on the sketch.Good Luck!
    hugs judex


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