Saturday, 24 October 2015

Back to the Drawing Board.....


Well, I was making this card for one of my DT's upcoming challenges (can't say which one!) the theme is 'no stamping' so I thought I'd go to town with a multi-layered Lettering Delights SVG cutting file. This is NOT a quick and easy card - there are lots of layers to cut and stick ,and some of the pieces are really tiny  (look at the girl's shoes) , so I had to keep searching for missing pieces and fishing them out of the bin (it's okay, no food waste in there, just sweet wrappers!) .

So I was just adding the finishing touches to this card when I went back to the brief to check something and , belatedly, spotted the words: 'No DP' !!!!!!!!!!

Yikes! How did I miss that?  I used a digital version of Echo Park 'Tis the Season' to add pattern to some of the layers!

So I can't use it for the challenge I made it for, so instead, I'm sharing it with you today. Back to the drawing board.

I'd like to enter :
Christmas Cards All Year Round   no stamping
Incy Wincy fun with my friends
Crafting by Designs  getting ready for Christmas
Simply Create Too baby it's cold outside
Polkadoodles  - sprkle, bling, glitter ( used Stickles on the girl's coat and Stampendous shaved ice under their feet.)

9 comments:

  1. I believe you when you say this wasn't a quick make and yes, the shoes do prove it. A shame you couldn't use this as your DT project, but kind of lucky too as this card wouldn't have happened if you hadn't missed the no DP part. I love the look you've created here.

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  2. Wonderful card, a lot of work went into it. Thanks for joining CCAYR challenge.

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  3. All of your Chrisrmas cards are wonderful Marina and I really love this one

    Chrissie xx

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  4. Oh what a shame you had to start again ... still this is a fabulous card and worth all the effort!

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  5. Hi Marina - this is a stunning card and it's such a shame it won't make it as your DT card. However it's perfect for our "Fun with Friends" challenge at Incy Wincy Designs this week - thanks for playing along!
    Helen x (IWDT)

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  6. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us for our Add Sparkle, Bling or Glitter Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  7. so cute, all that bling and perfect for this fortnights challenge at Polkadoodles

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  8. Stunning creation thanks for joining the glitter and sparkle fun over at Polkadoodles and good luck.
    Anita (DT)
    http://www.polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. Too funny. Been there, done that! This is great. Reminds me of caroling when I was younger. Thanks so much for joining us at Simply Create Too!

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