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Friday, 16 July 2010

Dare U 2 Digi Stamp Challenge 42...Stitching


Happy Friday everyone...the weather has cooled down considerably this week and I am once again a happy bunny because it is cooler...sorry to you all you sun lovers out there...I guess you can't please all of the people all of the time lol!

Today see's a new challenge at Dare U 2 Digi Stamp...a fab theme this week of stitching...I dug out my sewing machine which threw a hissy fit half way through stitching round the card...I had to remove the thread...finish stitching the holes and then join up the dots with a black fine line pen...what a palaver! It kind of looks OK even though I had a wobble in a couple of places! I've used this gorgeous Beer Monster from Pollycraft and I just love the expression on his face...he's so cool! Pop on over to the Dare U challenge blog to see the rest of the creations from my teamies...they are fab and very inspirational!

I'm also entering this card into the Pollycraft 'FLASH THOSE FREEBIES' Challenge!

Digi Image : Pollycraft (Beer Monster)
Design Paper : Freebie with a Card Magazine
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Certainly Celery Card Stock: SU!
Embellishments : Ribbon & Card Candy from my Craft Stash!
Tools : Nestability Scalloped Rectangle & Plain Square...Quickutz Corner die...Cuttlebug Emobbsing Folder!

22 comments:

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, Great card! I love this image and fab colour combo.

Lisa x

Lia said...

hi donna,
your card is beautiful I love the colors you used.
I'm back again I hope the problems for visiting my blogbuddies are over
hugs Lia

CraftyC said...

Love the colours on this Donna and what a great character. Why does hubby spring to mind ROFL!
Clairex

Sue said...

morning donna,such a fabulous card and i love the stitching:)

Glad it's cooled down for you :)

sue
xx

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fab card Donna, love the monster image and the sunny colours.
luv
Debby

Catherine said...

What a great card Sweetie ! Love this little chap ! The colours are so pretty ! Love it to bits ! Hugs and smiles from Catherine

mckinkle said...

Fab fun card Donna!

Keryn x

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Donna,i love the image.
So gorgeous papers and the colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sue said...

Great card Donna, have a good weekend. Sue x

Terry Oulboub said...

Your card is gorgeous as always; no one but you could make a monster look so cute! I love your lay out and the colors are just wonderful! You always have coordinated brads, ribbons and such to go with your image that you've colored - really neat! I love the stitching - you can't see that it had a hissy - my sewing machine does that too - but one day I'll drag it out! LOL! Glad the weather has improved; might be a little hot today for us but that's ok....as long as I'm not in it! :)

Sue said...

Hi Donna
fabby card hun, great stitching chucked my machine back in the cupboard, it hates me! lol, great papers, luv the colour combo, have great weekend hun,sue,x

Tracy said...

wow this is fabulous love the colours and that image is brilliant. Tracy x

Justine said...

What a funny little image, love what you have done with him

Lynsey said...

This is a great male card Donna! Love the bright colours. Have a great weekend.
Hugs Lynsey x

Maria Matter said...

this is such a fun image! Wonderful card Donna!

how awful that you took the time to use your sewing machine and then it wouldn't cooperate! naughty machine!

hope your 'cool' summer weather stays on! We're having hot, hazy, humid days...dare I say I'm ready for autumn! lol
take care
hugs & blessings!

Chris said...

I'm with you about the weather Donna, such a relief that it's a bit cooler! I love your card, the beer monster made me smile and I love how you've coloured him. Nightmare about the sewing machine but what a brilliant recovery :D! Have a great (cool) weekend, hugs, Chris xx

Georgia said...

This is so fabulous Donna! I love the papers and gorgeous colours and the image looks great, a perfect masculine card, I love it! :) Love, Georgia xx

theneon said...

hissy fits aside, you have created a delight! The background cuttlebug is brilliant!

Faye said...

Luuuuuuuuuurve the colours you've put together on this one! Have a fab weekend. x

Larissa said...

Such a lovely card Donna! That monster is so cute and adorable! I love the colours you used.

Hugs,
Larissa

Sandra said...

Fantastic card with loads of detail to enjoy. Love the Beer monster! I can think of a few people that would appreciate a card like that.
Hugs
Sandra x

Suzie Q said...

Hi Donna,
what a fab image i deffo need one of these as i know a few!
hugs
Suzie qx