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Monday, 12 July 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge 99...Acetate


Morning everyone...WOW...what a hot weekend...a little too hot for my liking...I was wilting in the heat on Saturday...thankfully it should be a bit cooler today and hopefully a little bit of rain for the garden...my grass is scorched and looks more like straw lol!

We have a new challenge for you today over at the Cupcake Craft Challenge blog...Victoria has chosen this weeks brilliant theme which is ACETATE! At first I didn't have a clue what I could do then hubby asked me for a wedding card for a pal of his that was getting married and his only stipulation was that it had to have a car on it!

I had a brain wave (which dosn't happen very often) to use some acetate in the window of the car on this gorgeous Bugaboo image...I ran the acetate through the Big Shot in a dotty Cuttlebug folder and although it doesn't show up very well in the piccy... the window stands out really well in real life! I hope you'll be able to come and join us this week...the DT have created some fantastic acetate projects for inspiration if you should need it.


We are sponsored by Paper Jewels this week and the winner will win a $15 gift certificate to spend in their online store!

Digi Image : Bugaboo Stamps (Just Married)
Design Paper : Nitwit Collections (Summer Breeze)
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Certainly Celery Card Stock: SU!
Embellishments : Blue Organza ribbon...Pearls & Flowers from my Craft Stash!
Tools : Nestability Scalloped Square...MS Frond Punch...SU Scalloped Border Punch!
Sentiment : Making Memories Rub-On

27 comments:

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Hi Donna,
This card is brilliant! I love the acetate window and how the dots on the acetate match the dotty paper on the car. Great image too!
Clare x

Sue said...

gorgeous little card Donna and a great idea with the acetate:)

hope it's cooler for you today,it is here for us:)

sue
xx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous sweet card Donna.
luv
Debby

Rosietoes said...

Smashing card Donna. Love the acetate idea.

Edna x

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Donna,i love the image and the papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

chris said...

Donna its sooo gorgeous, and the car window really stands out well from where I'm sitting.
hugs chris xx

Catherine said...

Hi Sweetie ! What a fab card ! You know I adore the Bugaboo images ! It's such a great idea the acetate on the window of the car ! Love the colours too ! Just fab ! Hugs and smiles from Catherine

Juls said...

so sweet!! I love the soft colours and the scallop detail! Hugs Juls

Sue said...

Hi Donna, gorgeous card, Sue x

Terry Oulboub said...

Oh how cool is this card, Donna? The pretty subtle colors so well coordinated with those fab flowers! I love the acetate in the rear window - the brads look just like tail lights; very clever! Love it! I am not a sun lover either - hope you get cooler weather! :-)

Sandra said...

Hiya Donna....gorgeous card again,cute image and the perfect use of acetate!
We've had alittle rain today could really do with a good down pour my lawn's like yours looks more like straw!
We shouldn't moan really we've not had a really good summer for years.

Hope you've had a good day
Take care
San x

mckinkle said...

Super card Donna, love the textured window pane! Really great fun!

Keryn x

Tracy said...

Donna that image is fabulous and i love your card, the acetate in the window is such a good idea. Tracy x

Caroline and Jayne said...

A super card just love it all x
You should come and show your work on www.fiskarettes.co.uk it's a craft blog for everyone and I'm sure all the Fiskarettes would love to see your cards too :)

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Love it! Great job on the window - I don't know how you come up with these things!

Deanne :)

Georgia said...

Oh wow Donna, this is gorgeous, such a fabulous idea for a wedding card! The image is so sweet and I love how you've used the acetate! Have a lovely week! :) Love, Georgia xx

My Little Space said...

Love this Donna, what a great idea using the acetate as the window....brilliant !!

take care,

Mandy
x

All Pink girl said...

Fabulous card super cute image and great use of accitate
hugs Dawnxx
p.s i have 20 rolls of ribbon to give away as candy xx

Basslady said...

my goodness...this image is sooooo lovely...what a nice and charming card...makes me smile at once...

xoxo silvi (germany)

Sandra said...

Hi Donna....hope all's well and yes i'm pleased too that the weathers alittle cooler,the lawns still looking bad...we need more rain...overnight!

Take care
San x

Lynsey said...

This is such a fun wedding card Donna! I love it!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sandra said...

Hi Donna, hope you are well. Wow! What a totally gorgeous and fun card. Just adore the colours and image you have used. The flowers set of the card beautifully. So much detail.
I see that you have stepped down from running the cupcake challenge. You did a magnificent job while you were running it. You'll be a hard act to follow. Cupcake has always been one of my fav's.
Take care. Big Hugs
Sandra xx

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Donna, and that image is just so cute for a wedding card!
Clairex

Spyder said...

ohooo I love using acetate..hope I can get something done!! love this card, bugaboo are just too darn cartoon-y cute! have a great crafty day
(Lyn)

Marion said...

Gorgeous card Donna and what a brilliant idea. Never thought of running through with an embossing folder. Thanks for the inspiration.
Marion

Maria Matter said...

Hi Donna!
brilliant card! such lovely papers and the little punched corner is delightful!

It's been terribly hot here too! yuck!! We did finally get some rain and the grass is somewhat green again! lol The weatherman is forecasting a rainy weekend and I'm hoping he's right. We were too dry for too long!
I'm ready for fall! haha
Take care!
hugs & blessings!

cindy said...

Super cute card. Love it.