Sunday, May 6, 2018

Time for Crafts 2

Made another pocket watch card for the Simon Says Monday Challenge. This time used a great free digi that has a beautifully ornate clock face to give the card a more feminine shabby chic feel.  Once again, I printed the pocket watch on vellum, but this time I colored the image from the front with a silver pen. Layered scraps of sage green paper, strips of pale rose wallpaper and pieces of text from an old book (which shows through the watch face.) Finished the card off with an old PSX sentiment and flourishes that I die cut from burnished silver cardstock. Love the pretty sheen it adds to the card! 
 
Entered into:
Simon Says Monday Challenge- Time Out       (simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge)
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge               (craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.com)

Many years ago my younger sister gave me a sweatshirt with the sentiment on this card. I am finally using it on a card. It works perfectly with the wonderful wood mount  from Northwoods stamps. 
Entered into: 
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge- Animal Magic            (simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge)
Artistic Inspirations Challenge-Challenge #199                 (artisticinspirationschallenges.blogspot.com.au)

A card on Pinterest inspired me to make this card. I printed the sentiment off on my computer, adding two free clip art cookies (reduced to micro-mini size) to add some fun to the already cute card! The large cookie in CM's mouth is fussy cut from a magazine ad. I do so love to upcycle... and also "Me love cookies!" 

Entered into:
Cute Card Thursday- #528- Anything Goes                       (cutecardthursday.blogspot.com) 
A2zscrapbooking Monthly Challenge- Shape Shift           (a2zscrapbookingblog.com) 


7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards Kathy :-) the pocket watch is perfect for the theme and I love the little rabbit and Cookie Monster too, very cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Really lovely cards and I especially love the pocket watch card you've entered for our challenge, the message is so true! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

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  3. You've shared some fun cards with us, Mya! Love the bunny and Cookie Monster always makes me smile! Thank you for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  4. Great cards and I love the fabulous Oh no a grey hair one (might pinch that sentiment)------Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

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  5. Fantastic cards, each one has its own charm. I really like the gray hare - LOL Also on the cookie monster, the message inside the card is as cute as the monster. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

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  6. The cookie monster card is too cute!! Thanks for playing our May challenge at a2z.

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