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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Carnival


I have a fun card to show you today - who doesn't love a Circus - have great memories of going to the Moscow Circus as a child....it was a rare treat for us, so the memories are sweeter.

I could not go past this amazing image from Free Vintage Digital Stamps Blog - it captures everything about a Circus for me.


I have coloured the image using my Tsukineko Daubers and Tim Holtz Distress inks - I don't really have to add ink to the daubers, I use them so often, they are continually' loaded' with ink....makes colouring like this so easy!


This gorgeous trim was the embellishment I was looking for - thank you to my dear friend Melisa - I am savouring everything she sent me for my birthday back in March - vintage Heaven!!  Thank you Melisa!!


Not much dimension but lots to look at - what do you think?

This card is for the following challenges:
Whimsical Wednesdays - anything goes
Artistic Stampers - Vintage
Emerald Faerie Garden - Green and Gold/Yellow
Paperminutes - Anything Goes
Shopping Our Stash - Across the Border (use a border punch or create border detail) - braid
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes
Gingerloft - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by, I always love to see you and appreciate the lovely comments you leave - it is like visits from friends and family. I hope you are having a great day and finding some creative time! God bless you!
{{{hugs}}}

14 comments:

  1. Wonderful image and just enough trim to embellish . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday
    Shirley-anne

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  2. Great take on the theme and beautiful creation, thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

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  3. Wow - you really are enjoying the vintage digital goodies that are available on line!! The is a great card.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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    1. oh what a great card. Thx for joining pm

      Heike xxx

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  4. LOVE it! A perfect circus collage type card. The trim is a fabulous touch, I agree.

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  5. Love it! I don't have the patience for coloring - I'm amazed that so many other people do. :) Great border, too!

    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  6. I have a thing for elephants, so when I saw this on MIM I just had to stop by and take a peak! Love it!
    Hugs
    Debs X

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  7. What a fantastic elephant! I love it.
    mamapia for paperminutes

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  8. your coloring is fantastic and the that border is fabulous! thanks for joining us at SOS!

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  9. Wow how cool is this. well done. Thanks for joining us at The Emerald Faerie Garden
    Hugs
    Tracey M
    xx

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  10. What a totaly FUN card Linda - and such a fabulous way to use the Green and Gold colour combo.
    Thanx soo much for joining us in The Emerald Faerie Garden.
    xXx

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  11. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at The Emerald Faerie Garden. Hugs...Mona

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  12. Thanks for sharing your great entry with us this month at The Artistic Stamper.....good luck!
    xoxo Sioux

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