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Sunday, 15 August 2010

Green Card

Another new card today.
I've used a Penny Black stamp set that I won earlier in the year and have only just got around to using! And I will be using it again as I loved colouring it in!
And after playing around in PSP I managed to get my photos to not look so blurry, so much better quality pics today lol



Isn't that little hedgehog so cute!?!
And even though I do say so, I like the way I coloured in the bird, who is attached to some acetate so that he hovers above the tree. I did take a video of me flicking him but it is sooooo dark, so I will try again tomorrow in daylight lol
Also to add more dimension I snipped away at the little hedgehog to give him bristles, but you can't really tell on the photo :(



A side shot, to show the acetate.

I would like to enter this card in to the following challenges:

  • Ooh La La: Spots & Dots {spots on the panels}
  • I Love ProMarkers: Use Acetate {I used acetate to make the birdie hover - I hope this counts!}
  • Penny's: Anything Goes
  • Delightful Challenges: Animals or Insects using Dots and Stripes {I have two animals, dots on the panels and stripes on the backing paper phew!}
  • Cute Card Thursdays: Trees or Leaves {I have used a tree lol and the flower to the left of the tree has a little leaf}

Recipe:

  • Penny Black Stamp Set
  • PaperMania's Creative Tones backing paper {the stripes} 'Olivine Essence'
  • Claire Curd's 'Big One' paper {dots} which I coloured over in a Mint ProMarker to darken it a little as it was far too light.
  • Prima Flower
  • Self Adhesive Pearl in the centre of the flower
  • Silver Mirror Board
  • Green Card stock
  • Sentiment which was also coloured with my Mint ProMarker
  • ProMarker colours used: Mint, Grass, Pine, China Blue, Azure, Cool Aqua, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Lilac, Rose Pink, Peach, Blush, Gold and Cool Grey 3

18 comments:

  1. This is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!

    ~Courtney~
    PPCC DT

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  2. Fabulous card love the little hedgehog
    thank you so much for joining us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  3. Hi Joanne
    A fabulous card,thankyou for joining us this week at Delightful Challenges,
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  4. How fab to win a PB stamp! He's very cute! I love the way you've done the bird. Great card.

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  5. Great card Joanne, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers and Delightful Challenges.
    xx

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  6. great use of the acetate ,thanks for joining us at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate

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  7. Such a sweet card, the hedgiehog is so cute.

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  8. Hi,and making your bird hover with a strip of acetate certainly counts! Good idea and a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    Tine :)

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  9. What a great project and I think that is so clever to make the bird fly with the acetate. Thanks for sharing it with us at Delightful Challenges.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  10. Lovely - nice and bright and colourful.

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  11. This is gorgeous, I love how you've made the bird stick out so it looks like it's flying, very clever x

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  12. great card!
    thanks for playing with us at CCT
    christine

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  13. Smashing card, and yes, of course your little butterfly counts. Acetate is acetate, hun, lol. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  14. A lovely card, fab use of acetate. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    Julie x

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  15. This is so cool!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again next challenge!!

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  16. Such cute images and what a great idea to use the acetate that way. Thanks for playing along with us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  17. The hedgehog is so cute & I love how you've done the bird, it looks fab. x

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