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Sunday, 18 August 2013

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 177

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're having a 'Back to School' challenge. Now, this is one of those that I find hard, as I've never sent a 'back to school' card in my life, and even if I wanted that, my kids are either working or at university so it's not relevant anyway. Still, I've gone with a 'learning' theme, and a wish that would certainly be appropriate for someone starting on a course of learning - whether formal or otherwise!

I chose an image from Reece's Scrap Pieces called Little Painter.

I designed a 'frame' in Photoshop Elements, but couldn't print it and the image onto the same paper because what's best for printed colour doesn't work well with Promarkers, so it's two separate layers.

The background uses four strips of Coredinations Black Magic in shades or red, orange, yellow, and green. I embossed using an Embossalicious folder and my Big Shot Pro and sanded to reveal the core colours.

I hope you can join us this week.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Bearly Mine where anything goes,
Cuttlebug Mania where they want embossing,
Top Tim Tuesday where they want embossing,
Just Inspriational who have a photo for inspiration (from which I took the rainbow of colours.)
Crafting by Designs where anything goes,
Colour Me Creative where anything goes,
Sweet Stamping where they want 'bold and beautiful'.

16 comments:

Hazel said...

It's beautiful, Josephine. I can't see it on the OSAAT challenge post! (Unless I missed it, am going back to check.)Hazel x

nscropper said...

Beautiful ...love all the colors.
Thanks for playing along with us at JIC!
Cindye(DT)

Kimbo said...

Lovely bright colours and I love the sanding on the embossing. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this week x

Ingrid Mason said...

You've come up with a great twist on back to school for the non-typical student. I love that embossed border and the grown up colours xx

Mimi said...

Awesome Josephine, so full of colour and hope - just what education is all about - fab concept :) Hugs Jane xxx

CraftyGirl said...

Love the embossing and those rainbow colors.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
Your DT Sister at Tuesday Throwdown
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Jannie said...

What a happy card! Very nice! And lovely embossing!!

Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

Cuttlebugs&Hugs
Jannie

Corysnana1 said...

These cheery colors are perfect for the theme and sentiment of your card. Love how you adapted things to use your Promarkers. Thanks for playing along with us at Color Me Creative!
Cathy xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Bearly Mine Designs Challenge this week of “anything goes”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

Kerry said...

What a bright and cheerful card. Thank you for joining in at Cuttlebug Mania this week.

Danni said...

Fun card with all the happy colors! Thank you for playing along with the CMC Copic Challenge!!
Danni-CMC DT

Payne Holler Cards said...

Love this color spectrum!
So glad you joined us at the CMC Copic challenge (-:
Linda CMC DT

Gail said...

Fabulous card for our Bold and Beautiful challenge! This is outstanding! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' challenge! --Gail

Wedgie said...

Fab card! Love the rainbow colours!

Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great card Josephine, I've been having a good old snoop about your blog! lol.
I saw your comment re printing in colour & using promarkers on the same sheet of paper & I wonder if you've tried print perfect from La Pashe? I find it's great for printing & colouring!
Hugs
Dawn xx

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