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Sunday, 24 April 2011

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 59

The theme for this week's challenge at One Stitch at a Time is Father's Day/Sports. There's be a new collection of images and papers avalable at the Stitchy Shop for May, and like the previous collections, it's free when you spend $10, and the DT are all using images and papers from it.



I got some papers from JLJ designs, and decided to use them to make a card for my oh.

I made a 'collage' of six of the eight papers on an A4 format in Photoshop Elements, measured to the correct dimensions for a shutter card. I printed the sheet onto Ryman Matte Coated Ink Jet card. The various panels have computer-generated text with the names of various sports my husband has spent significant time either playing or watching lately.

And from a different angle!
The sponsor this week is Digis with Attitude, who are offering three digis of the winner's choice.
And Cosmo Crkcket who're offering a crafting kit.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Dude Time Doodles where they have a photo for inspiration,
Lady Bug Crafts Challenge where anything goes,
Papertake Weekly where they want spots and stripes,
Tuesday Throwdown where they want polkadots
Bunny Zoe where they want 'one for the boys',
Craft Your Passion where 'you've been spotted',
Incy Wincy where they want 'bright and bold'

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23 comments:

Chocolate Orange said...

A gorgeous card Josephine. I am sure that your OH will love it !! The colours are gorgeous !

Choccy xx

Julye said...

Love this the papers are so vibrant in colour and what a clever wat to use them too.

Tammy said...

Terrific card and very clever and bright. Thanks for joining the fun at Dude Time Doodles.
Tammy, DTD Dudette

Kerry said...

This is fantastic Josephine! I love these shutter cards...great choice of pp...colours are really cheery. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week xx

JLJ Designs said...

Beautiful card! I love how you used the papers.

Jen

Nannieflash said...

Hi Josephine wow what a bright a cheerful for of colour card. with hugs Shirleyxxx

Lisa Jane said...

what a fab shutter card - great for a male - and such wonderful colours
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa x

Anne Temple said...

Love your bright colors on this fun card. So glad you joined us for the inspiration challenge at Dude Time Doodles.

Marjo said...

I love it Josephine! it's fantabulous. Hope you are having a great Sunday.

Bunches of hugs, Marjo

Pami said...

Hi Josephine, this is a great guy card! I love the colours and the papers. Thanks for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

Wenda said...

Great card I love it.

Hugs Wenda

craftybunny said...

Great design to incorporate the papers.Love the bright cheerful colours too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

corinne said...

very nice ! thank you very much for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. good luck !

Barbara said...

What a thoughtful card, Josephine. I love the card design, the bright colors and how meaningful this card will be for your husband. I enjoy making a card for someone rather than just making a card!Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion for our "You've Been Spotted Challenge." Hope to see you again on Monday for our next challenge. Barbara GDT XX

Marianne said...

Great vibrant colors! Always love shutter cards, never seen this variation of shuttercard before!
Have a good easter!
marianne

Cleota said...

Fantastic shutter card! Love the colors, you really rocked the challenge! Thanks for playing along with us at Dude Time Doodles!!

Cleota
DTD Dudette

Renee said...

Great fold card. I can do these..:( You did such a great job on it-I'm jelous!

Kim said...

Your card is awesome. I love the fold and the papers are so nice and vibrant. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Sarah said...

Very nice card! Love the fancy fold card.

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at DTD :)

Nana Connie said...

Love all those intricate folds and the colors you chose are so vibrant! Excellent! Absolutely love it.

sparklingblackrose said...

Fab male card! I made a card like this a while ago and the folding nearly drove me mad! ;-) Elaine-xxx-

Scrapcat 1 said...

what a fab bright male card, they can be drab sometimes but not this one!

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