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Monday, 25 April 2011

Holiday Monday & A New DT Card

Good morning all!
Firstly can I say a big hi & a wave to my latest follower, BA! Thank you for joining my blogging journey & following my humble little blog! Ladies do check out BA's fab blog if you have a mo!

It's Monday again & that means a new DT card for My grafico challenge & inspirational blog!

This week we were given the fab Sew Much Fun Digital Stamp Set

 from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff to play with!
I have to say it made a pleasant change to make something other than Easter cards!
I seem to have been making them for ever! lol
I merged some of the digi's to come up with this image.
I trimmed the image & matt with decorative edge scissors to give a raggedy appearance
I used promarkers as always to colour up the image.
The measuring tape was coloured to match my Mum's tape which she's had as long as I can remember!
The burning question has to be just how accurate is it after all these years?
The scissors are coloured like my tiny decoupage scissors which I seem to have misplaced at the moment!
Has anyone seen them?
The sewing machine was coloured from my minds eye, the thread just wanted to be pink & the heart fell onto the image as I was making the card up so I stuck it where it fell!
The flowers, buttons,ribbons & brads were all from my stash!
I made the sentiment up on my PC & went over the letter with a promarker.
The striped paper was from Southfield Stationers as was the pastel lightweight cardstock.
The layout of this card was inspired by a sketch that I found on Feline Playful

This is for the Eat Sleep Stamp Challenge this week! Thanks for dropping in!
This is the last week of the My Grafico Challenge for April so if you want to get your entry in don't hang about! As ALWAYS it's Anything Goes so let your imagination go wild & just create!
I would like to include my card in the following challenges.
Eat Sleep Stamp #127 Sketch
Pile It On 2 or more Ribbons
Daring Cardmakers Professionally Speaking (Seamstress)
Deliscious Doodles Anything Goes




6 comments:

  1. Hi Dawn! This is lovely, and I know exactly what you mean about a refreshing change from Easter cards!!!!! Hope you've had a lovely Easter break. Big hugs, Ali x

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  2. Such a sweet card! It would be perfect for my mom - she makes quilts. Love your colors too.

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  3. Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with The Daring Cardmakers
    "Speaking Professionally" challenge this week

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  4. A very pretty card - thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

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  5. What a sweet card,
    thanks for joining in with daring card makers.

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Dawn xx