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"I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird." -- Paul McCartney









Wednesday, July 25, 2012

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: CHALLENGE #47 :: POLKA DOTS AND STRIPES

The challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy starting today is to add polka dots and stripes to your creation.

Here is my easel card for your inspiration:


The image I have used is one of my own drawings for Digistamps 4 Joy called "Pensive, which I coloured using alcohol markers and a white gel pen.

Here is a better look at the image:

As embellishments I used a spray of flowers, sewn on using invisible thread (the kind I use to bead the belly dance costumes I make), some satin ribbon, sewn on flower sequins and beads for a bit of bling, and I made two stickpins to add to the flower spray.  There is a little metal charm hanging from the ribbon.

The striped component is in the DP from Fabscraps, and the polka dots can be seen in the mini swiss dots embossing behind the image (on the orange mat).

I added the children's poem "Monday's Child" as the sentiment, and a large gem, a flower and a leaf are the 'stop' for the easel:

Click HERE to link to the challenge to add your entry!
 
I would like to add this card to the following challenges:

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA





21 comments:

  1. your cards are always looking stunning Jen.
    and they always are beautiful finished of.


    greetings karin

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  2. This is really lovely Jen, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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  3. Gorgeous Card Jen, love the image, and the way you colourd the hair, fab!

    hugs Amanda

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  4. Woohoo that hair colouring is amazing, and this image of yours lends itself perfectly to it! Stunning card Jen - as usual!

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  5. LOve the colours and how you put the whole card together.
    the hair on the image is just fab. TFS
    hAVE A gr8 day
    Julie

    http://9-2-midnight.blogspot.com

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  6. Love your cad. the hair is gorgeous! I really like that you used a different skin tone! The coordination of the hair color with your Design paper really coordinates nicely!
    Thank you for joining us at CMC!
    Hugs,
    Marie XX

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  7. Jen, Love your creation. You have done a wonderful job staying with the theme. Just love your image and your coloring she is just beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Color Me Creative. I love seeing your creation. Good luck on the challenge. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Patricia

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  8. This is gorgeous, Jen. Your image is lovely and so beautifully coloured
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    x

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  9. Gorgoeus card you made, everything looks great together and I like the text too! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  10. Gorgeous card and amazing color palette you chose. Love the poem you used for the sentiment inside. TFS at Made Especially for You this week.

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  11. Great card. Thanks so much for joining us over at ME4Y.

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  12. Beautiful card! So glad you could play along with us at Paper and Such!

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  13. beautiful, loving what you crate with alcohol markers! thanks for joining us this week at MEFY!

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  14. WOW! This is stunning! I love the colors and the cluster of flowers and embellishments is the perfect touch! Thanks for playing along with us over at MEFY! : )

    Kristy

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  15. Thanks for joining us at Love to Create with this fab dotty creation! Laura x

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  16. What a beautiful image! I love all the details that you've put into this easel card! Thanks for sharing with us at Made Especially For You!

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  17. Gorgeous!!! Love this beautiful image with your fab colors and sweet sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at Love to Create Challenge!

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  18. Perfect card and thanks for sharing. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

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  19. Such a gorgeous card and I love all the detail on her face, it really brings her to life! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Color Me Creative!

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  20. piękna praca,bardzo fajnie skomponowana całość

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