Tuesday, 7 July 2015

A Guy Named BORIS + Win a Dog Drinking Lemonade

Hello.  Welcome.  A couple of weeks ago I was over at Claudine's blog looking at her altered puzzle pieces and I started a couple of my altered playing card backgrounds based on this post.  Then they got lost on my desk.  Today Claudine posted two more puzzle pieces HERE and I was inspired to dig out my part finished cards and get them finished.  



I started by painting this one with black acrylic and stenciling in white acrylic through Stamplorations Flutterby stencil.  Then I filled the wings with iridescent glitter glue.  Yummy


I doodled around the edge with my white gellyroll pen and stamped and embossed the celebrate sentiment from Stamplorations Celebrate Artsy set.  



For my second card I stained the gessso with distress Frayed Burlap.  I die cut patterned paper with a sizzix die and added it to my card.  



This was another thing I started a while ago and couldn't work it out.  I made these eyes using Stamplorations Celebrate Artsy and Retro Mod shapes sets and various embosssing powders.  



I couldn't find a puzzle piece the right size so I cut my own, painted it yellow and added some wool as mad hair.  The overalls are painters tape with some gelly roll doodles.  I added a 'B' to his overalls cos he looks like a .......   Well, I haven't decided, but definately somebloke with the initial B.  Maybe you can help me??



So, my two cards.  Only 2 more and the jokers and my pack will be complete.  Hurrah

Now, on to the problem of a name.  Leave a comment with your best suggestion of blokes name beginning with B and I will pick my favourite.  I have already discounted Bob, so forget that.  Also, I will be picking my favourite so please check no-one has already suggested your choice.  As a thank you for playing along I will send my favourite pick a unmounted rubber stamp from VLVS.  I have a double of this one and the small umbrella from the same plate.      I chose BORIS.  Thanks for playing along ladies.   

Joining the fun at
Stamplorations 2nd Birthday Linky  - inspired by bright masks on dark backgrounds
Stamplorations - Anything Goes Challenge 
The Craft Barn Weekly Challenge - Something to do with Playing Cards 
Stamplorations Mixed Media Challenge - Use a Stencil, No Cards
Addicted to Stamp Challenge 151 - Anything Goes 

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

12 comments:

  1. love those glittery butterflies - thanks for joining us at the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge

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  2. I love the colours and the image is very cute! the butterflies are SO pretty !!!

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  3. Two great cards, love the glittered butterflies and great doodling. And how about Barnaby for your little friend? :)
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

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    1. Hi Anita, that's a good one. Thanks for playing along. Hugz

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  4. I suggest Bert as this is who he reminds me of. That's Bert from the muppet show...
    Love the butterfly card and Bert's of course...

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    1. I can see what you mean Craftyfield. Thanks for playing. Hugz

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  5. Such fun cards - and he looks like Benson to me!

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    1. Ooh, that's another good one. Thanks for playing. Hugz

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  6. Oh this is great, very colourful! And very different! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge. It's a bit late but I think he is a Bartholomew, Barty for short haha!
    Jane x

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  7. The butterflies are so pretty and the little guy is such fun.

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  8. Love your sparkly butterfly, so gorgeous! So many fun things you made here. LOVE your altered playing cards. Your "B" guy is so funky fun :) I would say he should be a Benedict beacuse I am so into Sherlock, but your guy strikes me as Boris.

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge! So happy to see you :)
    ~DT kim

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  9. Oooo, what a stunning cards Gail, I love Boris (he looks so cool) ~ awesome puzzle idea! Thank you for playing along with us ar STAMPlorations July Mixed Media Challenge. Join us again this month Gail and happy creating :)
    Fondly,
    Asmah
    STAMPlorations Mixed Media DT
    Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

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