Thursday, 15 December 2011

Card Crafter's Circle/Challenge #1

Hello, and welcome!

I have been so excited to get this posting done!
Why?.....because it is my first post for Card Crafter's Circle....woohoo!

There will be a new challenge, every Friday, and Pauline has lined up some fantastic sponsors.....
Our first sponsor is the wonderful 
bugaboostamps.com and the Challenge #1 theme is 
Our wonderful sponsors are giving the winner 7 digis of their choice, so click on the link, and enter one of your creations.......

My DT creation features a wonderful ol' guy........

Isn't he fun?  His name is Gus, and you can find him by clicking on the above link......and there's a great SALE at the moment, so don't miss out!

This card is destined for SIL #2, who has a birthday on Sunday....he's only 35 but is an old soul, and I think he's going to love this old-timer....ha!
Everything is coloured up with Promarkers, and I printed 2 images, and layered another trike on top to give a bit of dimension........like a bit of dimension, me.......and some of the backing papers are embossed.......

The funky sentiment comes with the image....great deal, eh?
I used a wooden stick (pinched from Costa Coffee, heehee) to stick the sentiment on.......

Layered on to red cardstock and did a bit of faux stitchin' with white glaze pen......embossed the tan strip with a Cuttlebug folder, and more faux stitches.......there are even some real stitches on the panels, too.....

Little wooden star, to match the wooden stick, and poshed up with a button.......done!

I do hope you will pop over and see all the really great creations from the rest of the Design Team....you won't be short of inspiration, I promise....and link up to join the fun!

Hugs,
Anne-Marie x
Challenges I'm entering:


15 comments:

  1. Love your post! Great pics and detail. Your card is sure to bring a smile to his face! Gus is just one of those fun guys!

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  2. Your card is fabulous, good luck with your new DT.xxx

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  3. Anne-marie, i love all the details you put into your card on top of it looking fabulous!

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  4. Hi Anne-Marie,
    Such a fun card...to put a smile on your face!!
    Trish Munro

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  5. Fantastic card, Anne-Marie. I really like how you have coloured it up, and I especially like the 3-D effect of the little scooter. The star with button added is a brilliant addition! Totally brilliant, gal!

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  6. Anne-Marie, this is terrific! Wonderful coloring! Love the embossing and wooden accents! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge! :)
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  7. Wonderful card - again all those ickle details :o) I was missing some good words, when making a card for my dad (he turns 79 today), and those on your card are just timeless.

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  8. Great fun card! Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this week.
    Carol Ann xx

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  9. Hi Anne-Marie! I love this... and I am sure SIL will too! He he he... I like that Growing up is optional... I opted out of growing up (I grew 'out' instead! Ha!) Thanks for being such a gem - and at Card Crafter's Circle!
    hugs and blessings,
    Pauline

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  10. Hi Teresa

    What a wonderful card - I love it and congratulations!

    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

    Hazel x

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  11. NO no more last minute orders sorry hun :) but this made me smile fabulous sentiment and great image
    Hugs Kate xx

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  12. oh bless, as it is a gift for someone to guide a light for her, I won't actually get to see it burning myself, so there will definitely not be a photo of it spoiled, not sure how liquid pearls burn myself!!!!! mmmmmmmmmm should I issue her with a potential hazard warning too hehehehehe
    hugs Kate xx

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  13. Superb fun Anne-Marie! Just lvoe the embossing and layout!

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  14. Fabulous card Anne-Marie & such fun :D
    Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  15. Great card, thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges!

    Sarah x

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