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Sunday, 19 January 2014

Something a bit different for me...

Over at Glitter n Sparkle this week,  the challenge is to use real or faux stitching.
I got this fab image to play with, from Sassy Studios...called Army Honey.



The backing papers are all digi papers I have had a loong time.
(The flower is digi too!)
I've never had the chance to use it before, but knew it would be just right for with this image.
The thing that took the longest about this card, was 
deciding which sentiment I would have on it.
I knew it wasn't going to be a regular birthday card, and wanted
something a bit different...and to fit with the image. 
The flower is decoupaged with a little glossy accents and 
Sassy's helmet, vest and pants are paper pieced.
Her skin tones and boots coloured with promarkers and her
hair is coloured with watercolour pencils. 
I drew on the faux stitching.

I would like to enter this into the following challneges...
Brown Sugar - anything goes - 23 Jan
Digitally sweet - anything goes - 23 Jan
Fussy and fancy - monochromatic - 23 Jan
Patties creations - stitching, faux or real - 23 Jan
Totally papercrafts - paper piecing - 24 Jan
Aud sentiments - any sentiment - 29 Jan
Milk coffee - monochromatic - 30 Jan
Crafting by design - anything goes - 25 Jan
Wordart wednesday - anything goes - 23 Jan
Through the craft room door - anything goes - 21 Jan
Craft your passion - cool colours - 20 Jan
Crazy challenge - cards for men - 19 Jan
Dream valley challenges - boys, men - 24 Jan
Pink Gem - one for the boys - 31 Jan
Digi galore - monochrome - 31 Jan
My sheri crafts - use a digi image - 8 Feb
Polkadoodles - one for the boys - 23 Jan
One stitch at a time - use a digi - 25 Jan
Country view - monochrome - 31 Jan

23 comments:

Michelle said...

wow a super little image love it
xx

KT Fit Kitty said...

Love everything about this, Vic!

zara petkova said...

This is so beautiful card! Thanks to joining us at The Crazy Challenge!
Good luck!!
Zara

Sue Crease said...

You did a great job with this image and card. Thanks for joining in with us at MSC this time. Great card.
Sue

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Vic! That's a really great sentiment. We all need to push ourselves past our limits and this card is a great inspiration. Thanks so much for stopping by to share your time and talents with us. I really hope that you will stop by again soon. I'd love to see more of your lovely work. Have a blessed week!
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

P.S. Today is the last day of a fun blog hop and a special give-away on my blog. You can check it out here:
www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

MissyG said...

love this card - a bit different - lovely
Linda x

alifrew said...

What a fab image, so unusual. Great card x

Nikki said...

Great card. I'm on the hop from DC x

Annie M said...

Great card, love the colours, thanks for joining us over at fussy and fancy and good luck with the challenge xxx Annie

P.G. Lamb said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing this with us at My Sheri Crafts.

Planetsusie said...

What a wonderful unusual card Vic - your paper piecing is just amazing, and I really love the sentiment, so fitting.

Thank you so much for entering this one into the OSAAT challenge this week.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Great card, I love the image and your DP!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.
Hugs,Sandra

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "Stitching - Faux or Real" Challenge #83!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Ingrid Mason said...

Having connection with our military through my own son and lovely niece I am sure you could not have created this very special birthday card with a more fitting sentiment Viv .... good advice for we civilians but exactly what is expected of our brave young people who commit to The Services.

I love your image and your paper piecing is stunning. Oh you have put so much thought and skills into this wonderful card.

Thank you for sharing this lovely card in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

What a great card. Love that sassy image. Your paper piecing is great too.

Thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.

Lynn, OSAAT DT

Love crafts forever said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for playing with us this week at One Stitch At A Time. Good luck.
DT Nataliya

Carole said...

Thank you for playing along with us this week at TPC with your gorgeous creation.
Happy Crafting
Carole xXx

CraftygasheadZo said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday - Polkadoodles. Take care Zo xx

Denise Pustelniak said...

Such a special card! Great paper piecing!
Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

verybellemakes said...

Great sentiment and I love the DP!! Excellent paper piecing too, works perfectly. Thanks for joining the One Stitch At A Time challenge this week, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

What a fun card, Thanks for joining us at Patties Creations Challenge Blog for our challenge of Stitching, dont forget to check back later to see what our new challenge is.
Crafty Hugs
Kelly- DT
xxx

Tracey Boley said...

Great card hunni.

Love how you have matched up the paper with the image.

Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Tracey DTxx

Rosica Katreva said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Milk Coffee !

Hugs!
Rossi (DT)