Sunday, 25 August 2013

Coffee Break



I am honoured to be a GDT over at 613 Avenue this week where the challenge is to create a project using at least one element from each column from the table shown below.


A lot of choice as you can see, so it makes it relatively easy I reckon.  As you might have noticed, I have used more than one from some sections of the list of requirements, LOL. Well, why not? LOL. There are two sponsors for this challenge (The Paper Shelter & Shelly's Images), & I am using an image from one of them, The Paper Shelter - this particular image is called 'Coffee Break'.  I coloured this girl on her laptop using Promarkers & cut out my shaped layers using my Cameo. For the layer cut from a pink digi paper (from Denise's Digital Designs), I also added a 'sewing line' using my cutter. This is an internal off-set then choosing a pink dashed line.

The sentiment (from Bird's Cards), was created as a print & cut & I added flat floral embellishments around it (meaning it is perfect for cards having to fit into envelopes!). Well, when I say 'flat' it is still a design in 3 layers but is not one of my regular 3-dimensional flowers. Sadly, I can't tell you where that cut-file is from (no, this one isn't one of mine), as I can no longer find it!!!! How do you lose a cut-file when you label everything & keep a picture of it too? Can only assume I have managed to delete it (& it's picture! grrr....) somehow. Ah, well..... back to my card.

Whilst I was very good today & steered away from big, blousy flowers, I do have to admit to some dimension on my card as I set my image's mats up using glue-gel to create a narrow 'pocket' behind the image for my tag to fit into. Well, I do like my dimension, LOL.  I often add sentiments to my tags but not this time. This one is strictly ornamental with a broderie anglais inspired lacy cut out & with more cut designs as central 'topper' features. I really would be totally lost without my cutter now, have you noticed? LOL. However, I did use a regular paper punch on this card as well - those little shaped flowers were created using a Woodware punch out of white, scrap card & I coloured them with Promarkers to ensure they matched perfectly.

Tag front

Tag reverse
I recreated the layers on the inside too, this time featuring a 'faded' sentiment from Sentiments4You so that I could write a personal message over the top. I have embellished both the front & the inside with two sizes of pink gems & a few drops of  Liquid Pearls (in Platinum Pearl).



I know the lovely girls over at 613 Avenue would love to have you all play along, so have a look at that table & be inspired! Chana, Kathi & the gang will be waiting for you......



Thanks for stopping by!

Tine :)

Challenges:

Silhouette Challenges - shaped card
Creative Craft - not square
Deep Ocean - odd shapes
Silhouette Blog - use a number (print & cut)
One Crazy Stamper - birthday
Natalie & Amy's - celebrate something
Cards Galore - bingo (birthday, candy/gems, sentiment)
Bunny Zoe - bingo (ribbon, die-cuts (Silhouette Cameo), tag)
Happy Campers - use a stamp (image from Paper Shelter)
Ladybug - something floral
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - make your own embellishments
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes (using ribbon)
Paper Shelter - ribbon
Penny's - dies/punches
Crafty Catz - stitching (real or faux)
Paper Pretties - girly girl
Little Red Wagon - layers
Tip Top - at least 2 things beginning with your initial ('C' is for cutting, coffee & cupcake [on image] & card of course!)
Cutie Pie - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes.

29 comments:

  1. Oh I want that image, she is adorable, fabulous work, hun xxx

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  2. A really gorgeous card!
    Love your colouring and all those dies you've used.

    Hugs,
    Melanie

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  3. Absolutely beautiful card Tine! I love your colouring and the gorgeous shape and design. Congrats on your GDT. Chris xx

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  4. This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  5. Great shape for this card. Love your coloring. Thanks for joining us at DS4J for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  6. Gorgeous card as always Tine...love it all...the design...the shape...the image...just superb...!!

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  7. Nannieflash dijo...

    Fabulous image and I love your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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  8. Another Beautiful Card! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Silhouette Challenges! :o)

    Theresa (silhouette Challenge DT)
    www.miislucky.blogspot.com

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  9. Superb as always. Tine you are a creative marvel. Hugs, Debbie

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  10. Gorgeous card and great colouring.
    Thanks for join us at Digistamp4Joy.

    Greetings karin DT member

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  11. Beautiful card, fantastic colouring. I love your cards Tine.
    Hugs
    Helen

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  12. Adorable image,thank you for joining us at happy campers, Pauline x

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  13. Back with my DT hat on Tine, to thank you for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges2, this fortnight, good luck xxx

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  14. So nice, Tine!!!

    I love the image, it will be perfect for your niece. You always think up the coolest cards. What a lucky family you have hehe!

    ♥ Barb

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  15. I love your card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  16. A very beautiful card, love the shape of it
    Thanks for joining the Crafty Ribbons Challenge
    x Gretha

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  17. A beautifully coloured card. I love the flowers and detail. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

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  18. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  19. I love how you coloured this image, the "dots" looks fantastic both around the image and on her jumper. A super pretty card. The little tag is awesome.


    Thank you for joining our Stitching challenge at Crafty Catz. Good luck!
    Nick

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  20. christine your colouring of this fab card is stunning and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz this week

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  21. What a beautiful card. Love how you have coloured the cute image. Stunning. Great entry for our challenge over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

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  22. A very adorable card. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.

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  23. Very pretty! Thanks for joining Sister Act Card Challenge...HUGS...SK :)
    SKdigis

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  24. a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz! Kim x

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  25. Your card is gorgeous. I love the shape and you've coloured the image so beautifully.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge and good luck.

    Jo :)

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  26. Beautiful card, and I love that shape.
    Thanks for joining in with us for our ‘Initials’ challenge at Top Tip Tuesday
    Annette
    Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas Challenge,
    As You Like It Challenge,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stamp Fairy.

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  27. Tine,
    So many different techniques and elements and as usual you've bought them together beautifully! I always enjoy dropping by to see what your latest creation is:)
    cheers, Pam

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  28. Hi Tine, this is gorgeous, love the image and layout/
    Hugs Sue W.

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