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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Guest Design Spot

This is my second post today, please scroll down to see my DT card for Christmas Crafting with sketches.

Well the weather stayed fine yesterday for my visitors so we had a very pleasant afternoon walking the dog and then had a leisurely lunch in a local tearoom. I hope to catch up with everyone later.

I was lucky enough to be given a Guest Design spot from Chris at Crafting Heaven to showcase her new digi venture. This week everyone is showcasing Dino so I made a Father's Day card for my daughter to give her Dad.

I've coloured Dino with promarkers and die cut with a square nestie die and used some antique linen DI before removing the die. The red mat is another Spellbinders die and I've used some of the cut out hearts to decorate the corner. Backing paper is from We R Memory Keepers and was a magazine freebie. Card is finished with some bakers twine. Sentiment was computer generated.
I made a fairly plain insert to match.

Thank you Chris for the chance to use one of your digis, I really enjoyed colouring Dino. If you 'd like to see more of Chris's images you'll find them here.

Challenges entered:
Art Impression Stamps - husband/father
Moving along with the Times - kraft card stock
Paper Play - for men + twine
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Father's Day
Stampin with the Dragon - anything goes
Creative Inspiration Paints - inspired by Father's Day

Carol x


  1. Wonderful card Carol, I love your design, papers and colours. Thank you so much for showcasing my digi. Chris xx

  2. Gorgeous card Carol, love the Dino and lovely background. Carolxx

  3. Oh Hun,this is brilliant just love how you have,showcased the image,the layout is just brilliant and just love how you have done,the insert,too,such a great idea,love it hugs Cherylxxxx

  4. This is gorgeous Carol, love the image and fab papers.xxx

  5. Lovely card Carol, cute image too, Jo xxx

  6. fabulous card Carol, great image and love the layout and papers you have used

  7. ginkies this is cute! Just love dino and the sentiment is fab! Thanks for playing with us at MAWTT :)

  8. Fabulous Card Carol. I love the design too. Hugs Rita xx

  9. This is fabulous Carol! I love little Dino and your papers are fabulous too.

    Linda xxx

  10. Lovely card, you've been busy. Hazel x

  11. Another fabulous card showcasing Dino

    Joan x

  12. Aww this is really cute Carol !! I love the Dino image and sentiment! The papers and Kraft look fab and I love the way you've circled the date!! it's a gorgeous card!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hugs Sue xx

  13. Lovely card, great image and love the colors xx

  14. awwww, lovely card, that dino is soooooo cute...xx

  15. Can a dragon be sweet ? well i think he is .. and what fab papers . A great male card
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
    Lisa x

  16. This is Super carol, Love the cute image. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week.
    Hope you join us for our Birthday Fortnight starting tomorrow.
    Hugs Mau xx

  17. Super cute card, Carol! I always have a soft spot for dines and this one is so cute! Great coloring and design! Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions this week!

  18. Fab card Carol! Love the backing embellishments you have used! Hugs Susan x

  19. Fabulous card carol great image too and love the embellishments:)x

  20. Such a cute card Carol!

    Sarah x

  21. This is gorgeous Carol - so cute!


  22. Oh My Gosh! I love this card Carol! And that calendar is the perfect touch!
    Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

  23. Hi Carol, your card is gorgeous..... thanks so much for taking part in the Creative Inspirations Paint Challenge....


Many thanks for taking the time to comment on my post. Constructive comments are always welcomed and appreciated on my creations. Carol x