Tuesday, October 29, 2013

PaperCrafter's Corner Challenge

Hello my friends!

Sorry I've not been posting as much as I usually do, but as you know this is 'craft show' time so even though I've been creating up a storm, I've not taken the time to photograph and share everything here on my blog ... you would go crazy if I posted that much!!  LOL!!

BUT today I have a creation I quickly put together for the Magazine Monday Week #28 Challenge over at PaperCrafter's Corner (LOVE THIS CHALLENGE) and here is this week's magazine cover we are drawing inspiration from.

Papercrafting Inspiration: Magazine Mondays-Week Twenty-Eight Inspiration Piece (image)

The first thing to catch my eye is the 'domino' piece right in the center of the cover ... so THAT is where my creation began.  I took a piece of 4x6 black cardstock and started punching holes in it.  Then, using up a few of the OH SO MANY scraps laying on my worktable at the moment, I started cutting strips and shapes and came up with this design:


I don't know about you, but I am always in need of masculine birthday cards so that too was utmost on my mind when I was creating.  I am NOT a 'symmetrical' design style person so this is really out of my comfort zone but hopefully someone will be able to enjoy it!

A few additional challenges:
Die Cuttin Divas #139 - Anything Goes (must include a die cut)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
Shopping Our Stash - Stitching (faux or real)
 Twisted Tuesday Challenge - Free For All (twist: anything goes)

I hope you'll check out this fabulous, insightful site and then come join in the inspirational fun challenges.  
And, there are prizes!!
Hope to see you there!

NOW I really must get back to craft show projects if I'm ever going to be ready for Saturday's show!
Thanks for stopping by and as always ...

Recipe:
Papers:  Black, Green, Maroon, Yellow, Pumpkin, Brown card stock
Stamp/Ink:  Impression Obsession/Versafine Onyx
Accessories:  Cheery Lynn Designs 'B178' Flourish leaf strip, Cottage Cutz 'Deer w/wreath #283' (bow), Spellbinder 'Party Time' Shapabilities (cars), 1/8" hole punch, TH fine tip black marker
Technique:  Faux Stitching

10 comments:

  1. A Fabulous creation thank you for joying us for the A H Design blog hop xxx

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  2. Hi Dar! Your card is so much fun! The domino was a very good starting point! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

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  3. Awesome, awesome my friend!!! What a fun and creative card!! You sure nailed this one!!!

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  4. What a great masculine card! The bold colours really pop! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

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  5. What a cute card! Love those cars and the creative design!

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  6. Love how you did the challenge!!

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  7. I like this. The idea really works and is a great card. Thansk for playing with DCD

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  8. I love how you've managed to work all those scraps into such a fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  9. Oh how fun! Love seeing those cars heading uphill!

    Thank you for participating in the Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

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  10. What a neat project! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenbge Blog! We hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene