Monday, 4 March 2013

Leaving - the card


I wanted to make a 'leaving card' so chose this Precious Moments image which seemed 'just right' & paper-pieced the jacket with matching papers (Nitwits) & coloured the rest of it using Promarkers. For the image's base mats I created a special 'named' cut-file, cutting it twice & off-setting one of those layers when layering up to give a 'shadowed' effect. I actually used cut-files for most of my layers using the print & cut feature - going with a combination of both rectangular & faintly rounded-rectangles and created my circular sentiment also using the Silhouette Cameo software.

..& on the inside.

The Cameo also cut my card-base in yet another file I had created myself, (well, that is the fun of the Cameo is it not? LOL), including the back of my card of course & I was very good & 'controlled' & managed to keep the insides nice & flat & without too many layers.  I also added a sentiment  - leaving room to add a hand-written signature later. I have also made a 'Leaving' box for this particular card which coordinates rather than matches the card (& have added the link to it if you happen to be interested).


Thanks for taking the time & visiting my blog today.

Tine :)

Challenges I wish to enter are:
Crafts & Me - dies/punches
Natalie & Amy's - die cuts (digi cutter)
Crafting Cafe - favourite colour - blue
Brown Sugar - greeting
Creative Corner - designer paper
SweetPea Stampers - digital stamp
Joanna Sheen - layer it up
Craft Your Passion - odd number of embellishments (sets of 3 gems, one gem on sentiment)
Crafty Boots - any combination of old, new, borrowed, blue
Divas by Design - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Catch The Bug - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
That Craft Place - anything goes
Paper Playtime - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes (using scripture or uplifting sentiment).

28 comments:

  1. same sweet image just a more detailed layout...love this one too

    thanks for taking part at creative corner challenges

    Love Mel xxx

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  2. Oh my goodness....how cute! the image you chose is adorable and perfect.

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  3. Just adorable!!...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!! Lee-Ann :)

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  4. Great card as always Tine..!!

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  5. Wat een schitterende kaart Tine.

    Liefs Riet.

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  6. Hi there, Tine! I have always LOVED Precious Moments figurines, and this card is just SO sweet. I love the image and what you've done with it. The inside and outside are decorated beautifully, and I just want you to know how grateful I am that you've shared it with us in this week's challenge.
    Hope you're having a great week, and that we will see you again soon.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. I'm still hoping that you will stop by my blog and become a blog "follower" there, as I am here. Thanks!
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  7. This is a great card. Love the colours and your pattern papers. The edge of the card is fantastic!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Brown Sugar - good luck!
    Nick

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  8. He is soooo cute! I LOVE how you have done the shadow effect with him as well what a great idea :D Thank you for joining us at Natalie and Amy's challenge and good luck.

    Huge hugs

    Amy xx

    P.S. If you would like to go on a crafty weekend or a day break there are still spaces on the one I run yearly in October. For more information CLICK HERE

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  9. lovely sweet card, thanks for playing along with us at CRAFT x carol

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  10. totally love this! The image is gorgeous and I love how you decorated the inside. Thanks for joining our Design Paper challenge this week at Creative Corner challenges. Hope to see you again.
    Tammy DT

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  11. This is a fabulous card, great image.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  12. Welcome to the "That's Odd" Challenge Christine! You made some perfect paper choices - and the image sure fits your need for this one, doesn't it? Thanks for sharing your card with us at Craft Your Passion.

    ~ginny
    CYP Design Team
    Personal blog: RubberMAD
    http://ggetty.blogspot.com/

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  13. Oh, what a fabulous card. I love the image, he looks so sad.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

    PS Have a great birthday on Friday.

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  14. What a beautiful card and I loved how you used your embellies. Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion for our "That is Odd" challenge.

    Anita
    DT Craft Your Passion

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  15. Hi Tine, your card is so adorable. Love the image and sweet sentiment. Thanks for joining us at WAW this week.

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  16. Wow - impressive colour matching between your ProMarkers and the papers, and great card too.

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge and good luck!

    Neil

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  17. Beautiful card love all the layers nd wonderful colours, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

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  18. Gorgeous card. Beautiful colouring and colours. Thank you for joining us this month at Sweet Pea Stampers and hope you will join us again..
    Lozzy x

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  19. this is precious and will be absolutely treasured for years, I'm sure!

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  20. Your colouring is beautiful Tine, a well designed card.
    Hugs
    Helen

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  21. What a great card! Love the image....he's precious!

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  22. Tine, you have made a beautiful card. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “use a digi” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

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  23. What a wonderful creation! I love the way you put her name across the card - such a wonderful, personal touch. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime this week. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle
    Purple Monkey Moments

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  24. The layering and the border are so awesome! LOVE your card!

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  25. Oh what a sweet card. That boy image is so adorable. I love the cut borders too. So glad you played along with us at The Crafting Cafe.
    xx Ria

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  26. Oh my goodness. That image brings back memories of me cross-stitching tons of Precious Moments pillows for our babies years ago. I love your card. Very heart warming. Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

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  27. Gorgeous image!! Thanks for sharing and good luck! Laura (Joanna Sheen DT) X

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  28. Great card! I love the colours you've used! Thanks so much for playing at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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