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Sunday, 12 June 2011

Just Because You Can.....

That's the theme for this week's challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD and we are loving it! We want you to make a card for someone 'JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN' and NOT for a specific occasion. Sooooo folks, that means we DON'T want to see birthday cards, cards for anniversaries, or get well, no good luck or congratulations, this ISN'T an anything goes challenge, it MUST be a 'just because' card!

Our sponsor this week is Creative Craft World

And the lucky winner will receive a £10.00 voucher to spend in their online shop.
The DT all had the same digi to work with this week, but you won't BELIEVE how different all the creations are!!! (If you don't believe me, just pop over to the challenge blog and see for yourself!) We used Roshell Ducky & Eggward, the very cute ducks which you can find HERE.
Here's my card (FINALLY I hear you cry!)
As you can see, I have made an acetate tent card, and I am really pleased with the overall effect!
 My image is coloured with Promarkers and cut out/mounted using nesties.
The DPs are Dovecraft Sugar & Spice, and I have cut a fancy border using my MS border punch. 
I added a co-ordinating butterfly (craft tonic) some lace and buttons and a couple of gems.
Through the centre view!

The senti ticket I have used is PERFECT for this week's challenge, it says 'Just Because' and I added a tiny frond of ric rac to complete.

We REALLY hope to see lots of you joining us this week!

I would like to enter a few challenges with my card:
Thanks for looking!


Dawn said...

Hi Ali, hope you're well! I really love this card! Something a bit different! It's very effective & I love the DP's you've used!
Good luck in your challenges!
Dawn xx

Audrey said...

What an adorable card! I love the acetate. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Charlene said...

Great all the wonderful embellishments and extra little added touches that you put on this card. Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy ~ Charlene GD DS4J

cindy said...

I love that border punch. The whole thing is awesome. Thanks for playing at IDIC.

papertrails leaver said...

Your ducky card is darling! The clear base with the accordion base looks really cool! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments!

Gina said...

Oh what a darling creation!! Thank you for sharing it with us at Creative Cowgirls XXX

Jeanette said...

This is such a gorgeous card. I love all of the detail. Beautifully done. thanks for joining us this week at I Did It Creations.

Poppet said...

Great tent card Ali, I love all the playful, summery papers you have used they work perfectly with your great, fun image.

Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

Debbie L said...

Fab, fab, fab!!!! Great card Ali, I just love the effect of the acetate - top drawer :) xx

Gemma said...

a lovely card, thanks for joining in our Summertime challenge at AUD Sentiments! Gemma :)

deesdesigns said...

WOW!!! Love how different your card is and how effective the acetate is! I'm definitely going to try this technique. I'm so glad you were able to join us at Aud Sentiments for our "Summertime" challenge and your card is just perfect for this challenge!