Sunday, 9 February 2014

Uncle Marks Birthday

This card was made with a very theatrical uncle in mind, as it is his birthday on Wednesday. Of course I have now realised that I cannot find his address - typical! Anyway, I took a white card blank and stamped some magical confetti randomly over the front and then heat embossed with enamel embossing powder. I then used versa mark inks in mint and violetta to draw stripes across the card front, buffing over the embossed images to remove the ink. I printed out a digital image of a wizard that I found through a google search and coloured him in using promarkers. He was stuck to the front of the card using foam pads and a birthday greeting on a spotty background was printed out using a word processor. Then lace was overlapped with green spotty ribbon and this was attached to the top of the card.

I am entering this card for the following challenges:
PassionforPromarkers - Spots and Stripes
CraftyCardMakers - Mans World
Craft Room - ribbon and lace
Facebook Monthly Challenges - magical

I have also managed to finish my ring cushion design for my friends wedding. The colour scheme is navy and the theme is Dragonflies. I stitched the designs using DMC standard floss, DMC light effects and DMC Satin effects threads, on a silver flecked aida.

I wish to enter this ring cushion into the Make my Monday - anything but a card

13 comments:

  1. Fabulous card, I love the image and wonderful colours.
    Thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week.
    Sue xx

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  2. Love your beautiful handmade background and the image is perfect for our masculine challenge

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers and More

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  3. Thank you for joining us at Passion For Promarkers with this wonderful creation!
    A fabulous image :)
    Kelly.x

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  4. Lovely background for this card - and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  5. What a great card, I love the handmade background and the image is fabulous. I hope you find your uncle's address.

    Thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M
    Feebsy
    xx

    p.s. I also really like your cross-stitch, the design is lovely and the special effects threads give a great finish.

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  6. Hi Furrbster, what a fantastic card. I love the image and the background you created. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  7. A great magical wizard - perfect for a masculine card. Thanks for joining in with my challenge at CCM&M. Cxxx

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  8. Fabulous card, great use of ribbons.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

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  9. Great background technique, thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M Jules x

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  10. great background and wizard! perfect for an uncle :-)Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room challenge, Debi x

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  11. What a great card for a Thespian. Love the wizard, reminds me of Dumbledore and Gandalph.....fantastic characters. Thank You for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge blog this fortnight

    Annie x

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  12. A fabulous creation. Thanks for joining in with my MMM Anything But A Card challenge and hope to see you again.
    Fliss x

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  13. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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