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Friday, 27 August 2010

Dare U 2 Digi Stamp...Shaped Card


Morning all...I'm back with another card for you...the last two weeks have flown by and we have a new challenge for you today over at Dare U 2 Digi Stamp...this weeks challenge theme is A SHAPED CARD and I thought I'd try my hand at making a circular easel card...I used my Cricut Expression to cut the scalloped card base and also the patterned paper...I had to do some hand cutting too to make the card completely circular...if I hadn't done the hand cutting then there would have been a flat edge where the fold would have been...I can see me making more of this style of card as its a nice change from the square easels that I have done in the past!

My design team buddies have made some amazing cards for this challenge...please pop over and take a peek at their work...we would love for you to join in this challenge with us!


Digi Image & Sentiment : Bugaboo (Bobblehead Elf)
Design Papers : SU! (Can't remember which ones)
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Card Stock : SU! Ruby Red
Embellishments : Ribbon & Gems from my Craft Stash!
Tools : Cricut Expression, Nestability Circle Dies, Making Memories Slot Punch

21 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

What a little cutie and how clever to make a circular easel card - love it! Jo x

Lia said...

beautiful card Donna I love the papers
hugs Lia

sari said...

oh..That card is absolutly gorgeous! Love the x-mas feeling!! Have a great day!

Catherine said...

Wow ! this is such a fab card Sweetie ! I love round easel cards but I am not good at it... I made one once and said "never again" !!! Another little Bugaboo chap ! Love it ! Hugs and smiles from Catherine

Biscuitlid said...

oooh tis is yummy Mrs! Love the shape and the cheeky lil image too
Hugs
Victoria
xx

Terry Oulboub said...

Donna, this is indeed a lovely easel card and I love the circular cut - you did a wonderful job cutting it out so there isn't a flat side - this is awesome! I love that cute little image and placement of the gems - really clever and the bow as the stopper; very nice!

Maria Matter said...

Beautiful Donna!!!

I've seen these but never took the time to think about how they were made, thanks for showing the side view! I'll have to give it a try!

Enjoy your weekend!
hugs & blessings!

Riet said...

So beautiful card Donna,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

chris said...

Hi Donna this is Beautylicious, love it.
hugs chris xxx

Marion said...

Hi Donna, This is so gorgeous. Love the shape and the image is just soo cute. Fabby spotty paper. Which cart did you get that shape from?
hugs
Marion

Faye said...

I love easel cards and I love shaped easel cards more, so this is a win, win for me. Great idea to prop the easel up with the ribbon. Love, love, love it. Hope you're having a fabby week. xxx

Poppy said...

love your card,great colours,lovely shape.
poppy

Sandra said...

Hi Donna.....love it!,my favourite shape of card and you've made it into an easel one....brilliant!this is the reason i had my Cricut Expression just so i could do these cards...how mad is that!...such a fun image too.

Hope you have a lovely BH weekend
Take care
San x

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, Gorgeous card! Love this shape and such a cute image.

Hope you are having a great weekend.

Lisa x

Mrs A. said...

I'm on a roll at the moment cos blogger is finally letting me follow people! Like Faye I love easel cards.

Georgia said...

Ooh wow, gorgeous card Donna! I love the shape of the card and the spotty paper is stunning! I love the cute image and your colouring is brilliant! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Super cute Christmas card, Donna!! Love the fun shape!!

Mandy said...

What a clever idea...love it !!

Mandy
xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Donna what a Christmas cutie! Love the sentiment.
Hugs Lynsey x

Chris said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Donna and I love how you made it into an easel card! Love the image too, so beautifully coloured and the festive papers are perfect. Hugs, Chris xxx

Emma said...

Such a sweet card, gorgeous spots and love the shape.
Hugs Emma x