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Sunday, 13 April 2014

A shaped card

I got a fab little image this week, from Sassy Studios, for my weekly challenge over at the
Glitter n Sparkle blog...

...where we had to make a shaped card.
I struggled to come up with a suitable shape at first, 
but then remembered the trusty old shape -"stack of presents" -
which I hand-cut and paper pieced. 
I used some papers from docrafts, for the presents....
 which I though, were quite patriotic colours of our uk flag.
Or, I guess, they could also be for the US flag...with the star aswell!
The star sentiment is from craftwork cards. 
I used a selection of my promarkers
to colour the image, on the new card I bought last weekend at Sincerley yours craft show.
The card is super smooth - just right for my alcohol pens - and is 280gsm. 
(Bought at Limetree craft stand at the show)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges...
Creative moments - anything goes - 22 April
Passion for promarkers - add a sentiment - 15 April
Shopping our stash - paper piecing - 14 April
Through the craft room door - anything goes - 15 April
Love to scrap - anything goes - 20 April
Challenges for everybody - anything goes - 2 May
Chocolate, coffee and cards - use stripes - 19 April
Crafty hands - anything goes - 25 April
Daring cardmakers - flag it up - 18 April
Sister act - anything goes - 18 April
Aud sentiments - sentiment for a friend - 22 April
Sassy Studios - it's hip not to be square - 1 May

12 comments:

Eileen said...

A great shaped card. Love the image you have used.Thanks for joining in with the 'So Sentimental challenge' at Passion for Promarkers this week, and good luck
Eileen x

shampylou30 said...

Gorgeous card. Love the shape of your card. Thanks for joining us at creative moments challenge xxxx

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Wonderful card. Love the design of it, and great coloring. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Hands Challenge.
Cindy DT

Jo said...

Brilliant card - love the red white and blue theme :)

jo x

Leslie Hanna said...

Great idea for a shaped card! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Ella's Design said...

Fab shaped card, Vic! Love your choice of papers and brilliant colouring of that Sassy image!
Thanks for joining in with my theme this week at Passion for Promarkers! Lisa x

lauren bergold said...

such a fun and clever shaped card, totally original! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week!

Donna said...

Cute shaped card, thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash!!

Cathy P. said...

Great shape to your card. The image is perfect with it, too. Thanks for linking up with us at Sister Act this week. Cathyxx

alex said...

This is wonderful, such a clever shape for your card, and fab image, thank you for playing at Creative Moments, hope to see you again soon
{Creative Moments Owner}
Alex x

Joanne Hood said...

This is so cute.

Thanks for joining in the fun at Craftyhands Challenge.

Good luck and Hugs

Jo x dt x

Sheena Mckee said...

This is a great shaped card love the colours thank you for joining in with us at sassy studios and good luck