Tuesday 22 May 2012

Watch Out For The Crafty Pad Showcase!

Good Morning Blog Land!
It's my turn to showcase a Crafty Pad Image to remind you all 
to enter your Crafty Pad Creations in the 
 May Crafty Pad Monthly Showcase.
Remember, this runs until the end of the month.

Don't have a Crafty Pad Image???
You can pick up a freebie from the Challenge Blog here

I've waited ages to share this card with you all!

I have to say I am rather pleased with this one if I say it myself!
This is the first time I've tried this out, it's an
Acetate Tent Card
& was inspired by my good friends Ali & Debbie
Thank You Ladies!

The clock face is the Pocket Watch image from this set at 
I printed out  Design Papers from 
onto both sides of some super smooth card.
Next I printed all of the elements out on the card.
I cut out the elements & inked using some distressed inks

Not sure if you can see it in the photo but I liquid embossed the face with
Anita's 3D Glaze, when it had dried, I put it in the freezer.
This allowed me to crack the glaze, giving a cracked glass effect

On the back, I used the pocket watch image again but I blanked out the middle 
then added the birthday greeting.
You can see another Crafty Pad Designs Sentiment Ticket there too!

I made the circle sentiment in my graphics programme
The font is 1942 Report & you can get it free here
I thought this gave the card an added vintage feel.

A closer look at the sentiment ticket.

Here's an angled view.
I added some Funky fibres in co-ordinating colours.
Before I go I should also remind you of our Sponsor this month!
Who are offering this wonderful prize

Wish I could enter! lol
I hope to see you over there!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Bearly Mine Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas Buttons, Banners & or Birthdays
Party Time Tuesdays Vintage or Shabby Chic
Great Impressions Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen Challenge Happy Birthday 
One Stitch At A Time Anything Goes
Crazy 4 Challenges A Birthday Card
Little Claire's  Male Theme
Delicious Doodles Try Something New
Paper Play Challenges Destruction (Distressing, grunge, cracked glass)
Rainbow Lady's Challenge Let's Get Inky
Southern Girls About The Boys
SJ Crafts All About The Boys
Crafty Creations Male Birthday Card


  1. hi Dawn - brilliant make - already put mine in the showcase - can't understand why there aren't more entries! Hugs Rachel xx

  2. This is adorable. I love the elements and the clock and ticket amazing

    Thanks for Entering the Challenge
    At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    I hope to see you enter next week!!
    Hugs Owner Tammy Ortiz

  3. Brilliant project - haven'tt one of those before and great artwork.
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Rainbow Lady's Inky challenge.
    Beryl xx

  4. Wow, this is so cool. I bet it looks even better in person.

  5. Beautiful project Dawn! I love the way you've printed the pocket watch onto your DP ... looks like it was always supposed to be that way! Helen x

  6. Wow Dawn this is incredibly creative and just amazing. Love it. Lee x

  7. Fabulous project, love all the elements xx

  8. Dawn this is absolutely stunning!!!! I love to use acetate for card bases and your images and papers are just awesome.

    Linda xxxxx

  9. This is beautiful Dawn and so creative:)x

  10. This is an incredible card, Dawn, and it needs to be submitted at Tuesday Throwdown this week for their 3-D theme! Lovely work on making everything "float" by using the acetate. I just added some Crafty Pad images to my stash and will have to work on getting something done before month's end. :-D

  11. So beautiful Dawn, I love the image and the colours and patterns are fantastic, love it
    Lindsay xx

  12. This is truly amazing! Many thanks for sharing at One Stitch at a Time and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

  13. AMAZING. Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay Challenges this week.

  14. What an amazing creation!!!! Just love it!

    Thanks for joining us as Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Vicky

  15. wow this is amazing hope i can be this goo one day well done xxx

  16. Wow gorgeous card, really lovely. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week
    Claire xx

  17. Fab card Dawn, I love how these acetate cards different and really special.
    Thanks for the heads up on the Dude Time Doodles award, I have displayed the badge on my I have to do anything else?
    Hugs, Ali x

  18. This card is adorable!
    Thanks for joining us at DCD this week! Hope to see you back next week!

  19. Such a brilliant card and love the acetate idea with the vintage look you've achieved. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie DT

  20. Such a brilliant idea of putting together acetate and those fab vintage images, thank for the link to the font, just what I've been looking for. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie DT

  21. Sensational! Wow .. this is clearly (LOL) one clever card.

    Thank you so much for sharing your distressed look with us at Creative Craft Challenges.

    xoxoxo Carly

  22. This is an adorable creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Joanna Sheen! xxx

  23. Fantastic! Love that clock!
    Thanks for playing along with the Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

  24. STUNNING! Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs. NIKKI DT

  25. Hi Dawn this is definitely a WOW creation, it is awesome, the image and design with the use of the acetate look fantastic, absolutely stunning work, thank you for joining our challenge this week at Bearly Mine
    Lorraine x

  26. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs Nataliya

  27. This is brill. I love it.
    Becky x

  28. what a lovely card you have made here. Love the use of the acetate. It fits perfectly for the Bearly Mine Challenge Blog. Thank you for taking part in this challenge and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team Member) xxx

  29. The Party Planners at Party Time Tuesdays thank you for participating!

  30. Wowzers! I never would have thought of this - how very clever! Love the shape and that clock! So glad you joined us at Great Impressions Stamps!

  31. This is lovely...great vintage vibe and great dimension! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

  32. Congratulations on taking one of the Top 5 spots at Tuesday Throwdown, my friend! I knew this card was a winner when I first saw it. :-D Hugs.

  33. great card, love the design and fab details. Thanks for joining in with out Male themed challenge at Little Claire.
    Lyndsey xx

  34. What an original design, I love it! It's a perfect card for the man in your life. The cracked glass technique is a great tip too. Thanks for joining in at SJ Crafts! x


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Dawn xx