Sunday, 5 April 2015

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 234

This time at One Stitch at a Time, we want a project with an Easter or Passover theme. We're sponsored by

Details of the prize are on the challenge blog.

This time, I worked with an image from Ken Benner Designs. That presented me with a slight problem as his images are all intended to raise a smile and are perfect for most occasions, but not, perhaps, Easter. To me, Easter cards are either religious or perhaps floral. So, I had to twist the theme a bit and go for the season: Spring.

I used Cartoon Explorer. I added the blue frame and text in Photoshop elements before printing, then coloured with Promarkers. I added the die cut umbrella (from Spellbinders) threading it through a slit in the image to (hopefully) give the impression he's holding the umbrella in his hidden hand. I added a raindrop-shaped sentiment (also generated in Photoshop Elements). The background is one of those provided in my version of PSE - raindrops!

I hope you can join us this time.

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

ABC Challenge where they want us to 'go digital',
Craftalicious where anything goes,
Ladybug Crafts where anything goes,
Live and Love Crafts where the theme is 'signs of spring',
One Crazy Stamper where anything goes,
Aud Sentiments where anything goes with a sentiment,
DRS where the theme is 'rain',
Seize the Birthday where anything birthday goes,
Crafting by Designs where anything goes,
Crafty Gals where the theme is 'humour'.


Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Josephine; what a cool and fun card! Great image for a male card. Thanks for joining LLC for our April challenge and Happy Easter!

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Mimi said...

Fabulous Josephine, what a wonderful take on a creation for this time of year, you really rocked with this one :) :) :) Big hugs, Jane xxx

ike said...

Oh, he's a snappy little chap isn't he ?!! Brilliant use of that image. I love this card - it made me chuckle :-D

IKE xx


CraftyGirl said...

This is so cute love dimension on the umbrella.


Your Sister OSAAT DT

Love crafts forever said...

Fun card and he has awesome umbrella.
Hugs Nat.
Happy Easter!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous card and image .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

Amy Ottmers said...

Such a cute card!!! Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments, good luck!!! Amy DT

Sharyn Polesel said...

What a fun, masculine card! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

Lisa Mensing said...

Such a fun masculine card! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner. Lisa DT

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous project! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

Margaret said...

What a great card! Love the image and your cute design. Maggie, DT Sister

Anonymous said...

Cute spring card,thanks for playing along at OCS.

Lena's Creations said...

Fun and cute :-)
Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
♥ Lena - DT
Lena’s Creations

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)


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