May 2, 2013

What a Loot

Had some time yesterday to make a card, and I decided to use the cute stamp "What a Loot" from Whimsy's Crissy Armstrong collection, to play in a few challenges.
I decided to make it a little different from my regular "fold in the middle" cards, and thought I'd give Lori's crisscross card tutorial a try.


 I followed Lori's tutorial from Whimsy's Tips and Tutorial Print Magazine . I would give you the direct link to the tips and turorial magazine, but since the cost includes shipping it depends which country you would order it from, so I am just linking their entire print magazine collection, and you can find the right one for you, should you decide to pre-order it.

The tutorial  can also be found in Issue #8 of Whimsy' free online magazine.



I made a tag to go into the pocket, using a stamp from the set "Birthday Greetings", also just released in Whimsy's last rubber stamp release.
It's hard to tell in the photo, but I added glassy glaze to the balloon, and glitter on the party hat and bows.



The balloons on the left were done using Whimsy's balloon cluster die. But I cut them apart and only used 2 of the balloons to make it work with my design. 


I am entering my card in the following challenges:

 The Stamping Chef - For a Boy (2nd week)
Penny's Paper-Crafty -Animals
Southern Girls -  You can say that...quote or sentiment on card
Moving Along With The Times -- One for the boys
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Bearly Mine Challenges  Anything Goes
Celebrate the Occasion  Anything Goes
Creative Craft Challenges All About Animals
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations Insects Or Animals (Week 2)
Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes
Cards For Men -  Animals
Lexi's Creations -  Happy Birthday
Love to Create -  Punches and/or Dies
Stamp and Create - Use at least 1 Die Cut



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Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you enjoy your day, and maybe find some creative time in it too!




13 comments:

  1. What a cute card - and I love that little Elephant! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge.
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

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  2. just love the cute image on tour card and how you have put it together
    thanks for sharing with lexis creations
    Rachel DT

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  3. ooh lovely card, it so cute.... thanks for sharing with us at BEARLY-MINE x carol

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  4. Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Ellie… what a sweet image and you've coloured it beautifully! I love the criss cross design and the papers and embellies are fab.. it's a perfect male card! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hope you have a lovely weekend!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  5. This card is Adorable!! LOVE the die cut and the great papers-totally cool! Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls Challenge!
    Carolyn, DT

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  6. Very cheerful card and I'm impressed with your coloring, chapeau-bas! Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
    Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  7. Gorgeous card love your image and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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  8. Hi, gorgeous card, lovely colouring!
    Thanks for playing with us Bearly Mine Challenge!
    Nela xx

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  9. Aww!!! So cute, love the sweet image!!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO this week!!!

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  10. Too cute - perfect color combination!
    Love the papers, too!
    Have a nice day!

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  11. What a fabulous card, your coloring along with all your embellishments are just beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Anything Goes" Challenge :)

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  12. Such an adorable card!
    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!
    Hugz
    Laurian

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  13. Great inspirational work. Keep it up.
    Great information and well written.
    Simran Kaur
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