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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Patriotic Colours

Hi there bloggers and a very happy hump day!

Today sees a new challenge over at FOR FUN and this week we are sponsored by the wonderful Digi Doodle Shop!

The theme chosen this week is.........

PATRIOTIC COLOURS

For me, that meant RED, WHITE & BLUE! We were lucky enough to be given some wonderful digis from the Digi Doodle Shop to work with.....here's what I made:


It's a foldback card using the wonderful lighthouse image, which I chose as it reminds me of my childhood, growing up on the Isle of Wight.....this is just like the Needles lighthouse!
I coloured the image with Promarkers and used lots of layers for the image. My BPs are from Pink Petticoat, they are such a great set, and I often fall back on them if I am struggling to find DPs to match, as they come in a fab range of colours. I added some ric-rac and a few gems.


 The inside greeting reads: 'Birthday Wishes from the UK,' as this card will be travelling to my uncle in Australia.



Make sure you pop over to the challenge blog and take a look at the wonderful DT projects too.....some great creations from various parts of the world to see there. We hope you can join us this week!

I would like to enter a couple of challenges with my card:
Thanks so much for popping by! Have a great day!

5 comments:

Dawn said...

I love your little lighthouse card Ali!
Thank you so very much for sharing it with us at My Grafico!
Good luck in your challenges!
Hugs
Dawn xxx

Collette said...

Very nice job on this card - love lighthouses. Thanks for sharing with us at The Stamping Boutique.

Catherine said...

This is such a beautiful card Ali ! I love the image and the ric rac too ! Hugs x

Susan's crafty chaos said...

This is wonderful, and the swirling paper and the ricrac are reminiscent of waves around the lighthouse, absolutely perfect!
You asked about the card on my blog, yes, it's digital, nearly everything I do is now, for various reasons, digi stuff works much better for me :)

Wendi said...

Wow what a fabulous creation love the papers and image
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi