Monday, 30 June 2014

Don't Play Ball In The House

Hello.  Welcome.  It's been a bit of a surreal day.  I got up at 5.30am!!!  Anyone who knows me is wondering how I managed that, including me!  But needs must and maybe I'll share that at a later date.  The evening is rapidly approaching midnight, and with it the end of the month, and there are still projects to share so lets start with this cute dude......



I have been seeing grey and yellow around blogland and decided I would use this colour scheme and the Die-namites sketch and dare to make this fun card.  I started with a yellow base and added three panels of Bazzill London stamped with LOTV Background Bits- Old Romance set and embossed with white embossing powder.  I added some silver corrugated card and  piece of Crate Paper I cut with a deckle edge and added some faux stitches.  Then I tried to use my splat stamp.  Duh!!!   On corrugated and layers.  How silly was that?  So taking a deep breath I added real paint splats!   Quite successful.  Huge sigh of relief.  I die cut Die-namites Windy Wheat twice from yellow vellum and added the footballer from LOTV Action Time Art Pad.  I've cut out and popped the ball up on sticky pads to give a bit more dimension.  I also stamped the vellum wheat with a music stamp from the LOTV Old Romance set using Memento London Fog, but it doesn't show so much.  Looks good in the real though.  

Joining the fun at
LOTV Challenge - Male or Sporty
Die-namites June 2014 Sketch Challenge - Use Vellum
WOW Embossing Powder June Monthly Challenge 2014 - Gardens
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday June 2014 

Thanks for dropping by.  Off to hopefully finish another little project.  Hugs

8 comments:

  1. What a cute card Gail, love the unusual colour combination

    Thank you for entering our 'Male or Sporty' challenge, good luck!

    Anne x
    Lili of the Valley

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  2. This is so pretty and a great boy card. The image is colored beautifully and I love the colors and design. Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog! :)

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  3. Gail....you card is JUST ADORABLE! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH for playing along with Die~Namites Dies June Sketch Challenge!!

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  4. Super adorable image. I love your card, thanks for playing along with the challenge.

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  5. Oh this is so stinkin' cute, Gail! Love the colors- yellow and gray is one of my favorite combos right now! That little boy is adorable and colored perfectly and the Windy Wheat Die~Namites Die is the PERFECT embellie for the little dude! Thanks so much for sharing with us and playing along with the Die~Namites Dies Challenge!

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  6. Your card is simply pretty Gail. Love the use of the Die. And your take of the Sketch is so beutiful! Very well done :)

    Thank you so much for joining our Die~Namites Dies June Sketch and Dare Challenge this time.
    Hope to see you soon again.

    Dunja x

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  7. This is adorable. I love that image and how you used the yellow, green and gray color scheme. Fabulous design!!

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  8. Great colour combination, love the cute LOTV image and the background paper used.

    Sylv xx

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