Sunday, 2 September 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 129

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we've got a great challenge, and prize. The artists on the team have been busily creating images and papers to make a grand prize!

And don't forget, is you're not lucky enough to win, you can still get this set of images and papers free if you buy $12 worth of products from Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps!

I got to work with a lovely image from Reece's Scrap Pieces. She's called it Back to School but it's got many more uses than that! I've incorporated it into a digital collage that I made as an e-card for my son. He's spending a year abroad as part of his degree, and so far, he's been in Germany for three weeks, and will soon move onto France for a semester at university there. Then, in the spring, he'll go back to Germany again. He'll be living in university halls while he's away, but getting actual postal addresses for those is hard unless you're actually there (we don't have any idea of room or building numbers, for example), so sending him a paper card would be difficult or at least delayed.

I used Photoshop Elements throughout. The background is one that came with that software, and the various other additions came from some vintage images in the Crafty Image Emporium CD that I bought from Crafty Computer Paper a couple of years ago.

I hope you can join us this week.

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

(I checked each set of challenge rules and didn't see any prohibition of e-cards. If this project doesn't fit your rules, I apologise. I've never entered an e-card into challenges before!)

ATCs and Cards with Attitude where anything goes,
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude where anything goes,
Fresh Brewed Designs where the theme is 'end of the summer',
The Perfect Sentiment where anything goes with a sentiment,
Everybody Art where anything goes,
CD Sunday where it's Allsorts.
Unique Crafters where anything goes.



Crafting Vicky said...

Great digital card! I've totally love how you did this.

CraftyGirl said...

Josephine this is a great Idea. I will have to try making one like this sometime. The collage look is perfect.


CraftyGirl Your Sister OAAST DT

Choccy said...

Such an adorable project Josephine and such a perfect idea... It shows the versitility of digi images off.

Choccy xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Brilliant idea Josephine, and really lovely! Thanks for stopping by my Blog today too with such a lovely much appreciated comment. Judy x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Great creation Josephine, I take it you didn't notice you had won a challenge over at Pennys, can you email me your email address so I can forward your details onto our sponsor.
Thanks Julie x

sue-b said...

well i say a card is a card, and at CD Sunday it doesn't have to be just cards, we welcome all creations as long as some part has come from a CD and your has yeah.. This is a really clever way to get to your son and it's laid out beautifully. Thank you for joining us this week at CD Sunday
sue-b xx
CD Sunday DT

starcyl said...

What a fun and clever way to make sure your son gets his card. We don't mind entries being digital as long as a cd has been used.
Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
Jenny x
CD Sunday DT

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

brilliant thanks for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck emma xx

Carol said...

I love these travel compilations.
Thank you for joining in with us at Cd Sunday.
CD Sunday DT

Jocelyn said...

What a lovely way to keep in touch while your son is away from home. Thank you for sharing with us at CD Sunday this week.
Jocelyn x
CD Sunday DT

Christine said...

A lovely project and you have put so much into it. As Sue has said, we like to see other things than cards and you have met the criteria of using a CD in your design.
Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday.
Christine x
CD Sunday DT

Beryl said...

This is a great piece of digital artwork.
Thank you for sharing it with us at CD Sunday.
Beryl xx
CD Sunday DT

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wonderful digital project, Thank you for joining in with us this week at CD Sunday, good luck.
Kevin xx
Cd Sunday GDT

Love crafts forever said...

You Rock Josephine!!! I should play with my PhotoShope elements too, still can't get those layers lol. Awesome card.
Hugs Nat

Manderly said...

Amazing what you have created digitally! Very, very nice work. Thanks so much for entering Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude Challenge! It's nice to have you.

Cazro said...

Very clever digital art work, I'm sure your son will be pleased to receive his e card. Thanks for sharing with us at CD Sunday Challenges. Caz

Purple mad Alison said...

Wow, that's great, fab idea.
Thanks for joining us over on ATCs & Fat Pages With Attitude.
Hugs Alison x x

Made by Mandy said...

What a perfect image for this card for your Son. Hope he has lots of adventures but I am sure you will be missing him. At least it is easier to keep in touch with technology these days ad you can keep sending him fab cards like these :)

Love Mandy xxx


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